[Chicago] Last ChiPy Meeting
shekay at pobox.com
Fri Jan 11 17:41:23 CET 2008
I was so disappointed that y'all didn't do roll call. When Carl came
back from the meeting last night I immediately asked what everyone's
favorite module this month is.
(of course I asked about the rest of the meeting too)
On Jan 11, 2008 10:31 AM, Atul Varma <varmaa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to thank the presenters too--that was an awesome meeting,
> except for the part about not doing the roll call. :)
> - Atul
> On Jan 11, 2008 9:59 AM, Tim Ottinger <tottinge at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My interleaved comments are all gush and mush, so the hurried reader can
> > ignore them.
> > OTOH, this is the impression of a python programmer at his first meeting.
> > Feihong Hsu wrote:
> > > I had a few impressions I wanted to share with everyone:
> > >
> > > - I don't attend ChiPy meetings for the free food, but I was
> > > pleasantly surprised by the spread. Thanks, Robert!
> > >
> > It was my first meeting and I was shocked and awed, if you pardon the
> > expression.
> > > - We forgot to do "roll call", where everybody introduces himself
> > > with his name and workplace/interests/favorite module. I don't think
> > > it's a big deal for regulars, but it definitely has a benefit to
> > > newcomers: they can match names on the mailing list with actual
> > > faces, and they can learn about what companies in the area are using
> > > Python. Plus it's just a good ice breaker, period.
> > >
> > I could have met you. I'm sorry I did not.
> > > - With PyCon right around the corner, I think we can expect a higher
> > > attendance in February (maybe not as many as last night, but higher
> > > than usual). I know that what motivated me to attend my first ChiPy
> > > meeting (last year) was that I wanted to meet some people before I
> > > went to my first PyCon. This might also be true for other first-time
> > > registrants of PyCon.
> > >
> > I intend to attend more of them, and may even start an extreme NW burbs
> > PUG to keep this going.
> > I also wanted to thank the presenters. While I have been doing python
> > for a while, it seems that some of them are having more fun than me. I
> > think I want more fun, too. It's a good reason to come back again and
> > again.
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