[Baypiggies] Baypiggies- background info needed
wescpy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 20:26:48 CEST 2011
On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:19 AM, wesley chun <wescpy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 10:43 AM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 04, 2011, Tony Cappellini wrote:
>>> When was the group first formed?
>>> I remember going to the meetings at Stanford, I will assume those
>>> meetings were pretty close to the beginning. That was in 2005-2006.
>> Why would you assume that? You know what they say about "assume"?
>> BayPIGgies was already meeting when I first started with Python in 1999.
> aahz is correct. the beginning came from deirdre who started it in
> 1999 as Aahz suggested:
> i don't know how many people know this because there are only a few of
> us left from those days when we met at CoffeeNet off of Harrison in
> SF!!! (yes, the first set of BayPIGgies meetings was up in the city.)
> after all, it was the "BAY area Python Interest Group" hence where our
> name came from. my first meeting was also in 1999.
> here are details about the very *2nd* meeting at which Guido :-) spoke at:
one more link... this is deirdre's announcement for the first
BayPIGgies meeting *ever*:
@jim: her email address from that post hasn't changed since. :-)
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