[Baypiggies] Big changes to the BayPIGgies Meetups

William Deegan bdbaddog at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 23:44:11 EST 2016


So what was the "chain of custody" for baypiggies meetup?
You -> Suresh? Or was there an intermediary?

Be good to have all the facts before approaching meetup.com and/or Suresh
and asking for the meetup back.


On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 7:31 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:

> > AFAIK, the Meetup group never was formally associated with
> baypiggies.net
> > nor this mailing list
> That is correct.
> Forgive me if this is already addressed. I am reading this thread FIFO.
> I  have a MeetUp group called Silicon Valley Python MeetUp. I was also
> helping BayPIGgies. So, I began cross posting the events. It was a great
> success - we were able to really get a lot of new faces.
> However, over time, people began thinking the MeetUp was the same as
> BayPIGgies. And, people started wanting access. The Silicon Valley Python
> MeetUp is paid for by my business.
> So, to make things easier, I personally made a new MeetUp specifically for
> BayPIGgies and paid/donated the MeetUp fees for first 6 months. I handed
> this over to the group. And, I believe there was discussion on getting the
> fees paid for by the Python Software Foundation.
> The MeetUp page is just an advertising tool. BayPIGgies is one of the
> oldest Python Groups. It has its own culture and personality and community.
> It was my first introduction to the Python community. It would be a shame
> to lose any of that.
> >
> Cheers,
> Glen
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