[Baypiggies] hold a meeting at YouTube in San Bruno?

Mike Cheponis mac at Wireless.Com
Wed Jun 25 01:08:23 CEST 2008

> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Jeff Lindsay <progrium at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not sure how valid this is. SuperHappyDevHouse maintains a 150+
>> turnout every month and we alternate between consistent locations most
That's the key.  The python group tried alternating between n.bay and google, and google won.

>> of the time and throw in new ones every now and then. The community is
>> in fact better than if we didn't. We're not even consistent about the
>> time! Sometimes we don't even announce a date until a week or two in
>> advance. Yet we're steadily growing and people love it.

I think the crowd of DevHouse is considerably different than the Python crowd, although there is obviously some overlap.

>> -shrug-
>> Different kind of event I suppose?


The Python group has a scheduled meeting speaker, and a format to the meetings.

DevHouse is random hacking.


I have nothing against an ADDITIONAL python-inspired meeting somewhere else, but I don't think the main meeting should be hijacked.


>> -jeff
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Mike Cheponis <mac at wireless.com> wrote:
>>> I think this would be a terrible idea.
>>> That's because a regular place and a regular time are tantamount to a
>>> vibrant user group.  Stephen McInerney's survey showed where we are is the
>>> best for everybody (maximizes "utility").
>>> -Mike
>>> On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Matt Good wrote:
>>>> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:51:41 -0700
>>>> From: Matt Good <matt at matt-good.net>
>>>> To: BayPiggies <baypiggies at python.org>
>>>> Subject: [Baypiggies] hold a meeting at YouTube in San Bruno?
>>>> How would you feel about having one of the upcoming meetings in San Bruno
>>>> at the new YouTube office?  I've had a couple people ask me about this and
>>>> it seems like it might make the meeting more accessible to people living in
>>>> SF that have a harder time getting down to Mountain View.  The office is a
>>>> 15-20 minute walk from the San Bruno BART and there may be a few generous
>>>> individuals willing to shuttle some people over as well.  Plus it'd be
>>>> extremely convenient for our Pythonista neighbors across the street at
>>>> IronPort.
>>>> -- Matt
>> --
>> Jeff Lindsay
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