[Chicago] [ANN] ChiPy November Meeting Thursday the 13th at DePaul

Brian Ray bray at sent.com
Mon Nov 10 20:29:09 CET 2008

On Nov 10, 2008, at 12:52 PM, Allan Spale wrote:
> I have studied stackless enough to probably know what I am talking  
> about. Plus, I could also talk about how some major elements of  
> stackless are already present in the standard release of Python.  
> Given the short amount of time to prepare, I probably could have a  
> talk ready that will last about 20 minutes with the remaining time  
> for a code demo or general questions.
> With respect to content, I could do a mix of concrete and  
> theoretical. What sort of mix would you prefer (e.g. 80% concrete,  
> 20% theory)? I say this because stackless is not something that is  
> super-amazing, but to understand it properly, it well would most  
> likely require some brief overview of a comparison to switching  
> using heavy-weight processes or light-weight threads as well as a  
> brief mention of pre-emptive vs. cooperative scheduling.
> Let me know if you want me to go ahead with this.

Hey Allan:

Sounds pretty good to me.  Unless someone else complains within the  
next 30 seconds or so, consider yourself a presenter at ChiPy  

Thanks for stepping up to the plate.

Warm Regards,


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