[Baypiggies] call for newbie nuggets for july and/or august

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 00:06:41 CEST 2009


Perhaps I wasn't clear.  I'm not saying he shouldn't give the talk.  I'm
just saying that if he does, he reminds people that many newbies can safely
ignore metaclasses.

-jj

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 3:01 PM, RYAN DELUCCHI <bender at onsrc.com> wrote:

> Actually,
>
> I am relatively new to Python and I would like to see the talk on
> meta-classes.  Perhaps I am not representative of most python newbies but
> ... It sounds like an interesting topic that would be *easier* to pick up if
> it were presented by someone who has made use of them.
>
> Ryan
>
> On Jul 14, 2009, at 2:50 PM, Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:
>
> Almir,
>
> Permit me to offer a suggestion.
>
> In the past when we covered metaclasses, some of the newbies were turned
> off due to their complexity.  It led them to believe that Python as a whole
> was too complex.  It's important to remind newbies that metaclasses are
> interesting, but they're also a bit esoteric.  I.e. most Python programmers
> don't spend all day writing metaclasses.
>
> -jj
>
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:51 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>
>>   The July 23 meeting has been firmed up:
>> Newbie Nugget is on Metaclasses, by Almir Karic
>> Main talk is on cubicweb, by Sandrine Ribeau
>>
>
>
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