[Chicago] August ChiPy Meeting: Python on the Mac--Snakes on Apples

David Terrell dbt at meat.net
Tue Jul 3 15:39:35 CEST 2007


On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 11:21:27PM -0500, Brian Ray wrote:
> 
> On Jun 21, 2007, at 12:08 PM, Pete wrote:
> 
> >
> > """C4 is an indie conference for indie developers. But what does  
> > that mean?
> > Does indie always mean ?independent?? Can you work for a BigCo and  
> > still be
> > indie?"""
> 
> Here is my stab at answering some of Wolf's question. Some possible  
> definitions of indie:
> 
> * Indie 1:  Someone who is so elite, big name corps hire them as  
> consultants
> * Indie 2:  Someone who is Unemployed and do not want to admit it
> * Indie 3:  (aka Indy) someone from Indianapolis Indiana
> * Indie 4:  In the 2000s, the indie culture has had crossovers with  
> other subcultures, including alternative, art school, hippie, emo,  
> grungers, mods, and recently even metalheads. (ref http:// 
> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indie_%28culture%29)

I'm pretty sure that, in this context, it means "uses a mac, and berates
people who don't."

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David Terrell
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