[Baypiggies] November talk?

Alden Meneses aldenm at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 21:58:47 CEST 2007


0 - No preference. (Noob looking to learn)

On 10/26/07, Nigel Stolting <nigels at bluearc.com> wrote:
>
> -1:  Aahz November; Alex December
>
> Nigel Stolting
> BlueArc Engineering
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: baypiggies-bounces at python.org [mailto:baypiggies-bounces at python.org]
> On Behalf Of jim stockford
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2007 6:05 PM
> To: Alex Martelli
> Cc: Baypiggies
> Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] November talk?
>
>
>    who decides? certainly not me--should be some kind
> of group concensus or vote.
>    that said, alex had agreed to speak in november, and
> many thanks, by the way. Aahz can speak either in
> november or december (as can alex). i cannot see any
> particular dependency that would dictate order. my
> notion of default is to keep alex for november and book
> aahz for december.
>    what say?
> +1 alex november, aahz december
> 0 don't care
> -1 aahz november, alex december
>
>
> On Oct 25, 2007, at 4:08 PM, Alex Martelli wrote:
>
> > Getting a bit too close to the Nov meeting for such a "breadth-first
> > talk" to be prepared, though. Jim asked me a week ago to present
> > essentially the same talk I'd given at ACCU on Nov 8, and I said I was
> > fine as long as I could subset it (basically down to "callbacks,
> > variations thereon and some of their ecosystem") because the amount of
> > material I had attempted to cover at ACCU had proven far too much for
> > 2 hours (and Baypiggies' talks are shorter than that). And even the
> > full ACCU talk didn't touch on all the issues you want ( e.g., no
> > Erlang -- and only a part of async I/O, no mention of the gyrations
> > you need on Windows to do _general_ async I/O there).
> >
> > I'm quite happy to let Aahz talk instead (I can talk in Dec, Jan, or
> > whenever) if that's preferred, though I think my talk might be more
> > elementary (but also more generic/abstract/less task-oriented) than
> > Aahz's. Who decides? Shall we toss a coin?-)
> >
> >
> > Alex
> >
> > On 10/25/07, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com>
> > wrote:aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> >> > I'm still willing to do a November talk about threads, but the
> >> window is
> >> > closing before other commitments will swamp it -- someone please
> >> make a
> >> > decision by mid-day Sunday if possible.(December is still
> >> possible;
> >> > Jan/Feb are still unavailable.)
> >>
> >> As much as I'd like to finally meet Aahz in person, I'd still really
> >> like to see a breadth-first talk providing an overview of a bunch of
> >> different topics such as:
> >>
> >> * Threads.
> >> * Processes.
> >> * Asynchronous IO.
> >> * Stackless.
> >> * Coroutines.
> >> * Erlang's approach.
> >>
> >> Threads are cool, but they're a gigantic pain ;)
> >>
> >> -jj
> >>
> >> --
> >> I, for one, welcome our new Facebook overlords!
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