[Chicago] It's Monday. Is there going to be a great meeting?

Feihong Hsu hsu.feihong at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 11 22:28:49 CEST 2008

I tried to update the ChiPy wiki with meeting info for Imaginary Landscape but got a weird error. Maybe it's just me?

--- On Mon, 8/11/08, Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> wrote:
From: Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com>
Subject: Re: [Chicago] It's Monday.  Is there going to be a great meeting?
To: "The Chicago Python Users Group" <chicago at python.org>
Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 1:32 PM

Christopher Allan Webber wrote:
> Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> writes:
>> Jason Rexilius wrote:
>>> FYI, our new office space (the Old Electronic Arts building..
super pimp)
>>> will always be available for meetings.  We are supposed to be
moving in
>>> middle of July.
>> Jason - this offer good?
> Er, I did already offer to host at Imaginary Landscape, but we'll
> probably be lower on space than other places.  If people would rather be
> hosted elsewhere that's fine.  It doesn't really matter to me.
>> ----- Christopher Allan Webber <cwebber at imagescape.com> wrote:
>>> Also, I was thinking of giving some stupid little topic on either
>>> PyGTK or Gstreamer.  Maybe both?  Maybe its too much to give a
talk on
>>> combining both.  Anyone have an interest in one or both of those
>>> topics?
>> There was plenty of interest in these - up for talking?
> I am up for talking, since I already volunteered, but it's on a
> different subject... see my previous email:
> I wrote:
>> If the group is at its usual size (~15 people) we can host here at
>> Imaginary Landscape.  We'll just have to push aside the desks and
>> project against the wall. :)
>> Also, count us in for a talk too.  We have a bunch of Django
>> we've been planning on open open sourcing for Django for a while,
>> including:
>>  - An extensible Captcha system (integrates nicely with newforms, can
>>    even easily integrate your own captcha renderers, like an audio
>>    renderer)
>>  - an "assets" system
>>  - a cron system (what it sounds like, schedule for certain tasks to
>>    off at certain times (with recurrence support), easily pushed from
>>    your python code)
>>  - a config system
>>  - regex and python method template tags... yes, we're evil.
>> Address:
>>   Imaginary Landscape
>>   5121 N Ravenswood Av
>>   Chicago IL 60640
>> As long as we're close to our usual size (ie, not Google
>> size), I think we'll be fine doing it here.
>> Sound okay?

Sounds good to me.

Any objections?

I think tonight we should feed this into the new meeting notice distribution 
machine.  which is currently vaporware, and like most things will be done using

various manual and error prone procedures.  maybe next month we can create a 
complete disaster using some sort of program.

Carl K

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