[group-organizers] Anyone interested in a Python Users Group?

Stephen Waterbury waterbug at pangalactic.us
Wed Nov 26 18:10:37 CET 2008

John Szakmeister wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Stephen Waterbury

>> I see that we seem to have a lot of forums that don't inter-communicate
>> ... a typical internet-age "problem".  I only see it as a problem in
>> that each meeting could have more people if it were more widely
>> known among local pythonistas.
> More people would be a problem?  Is that because of the hosting
> facility?  ...

Oops, I didn't phrase that very well!  What I meant to say was that it's
a problem if we don't reach everyone, because more people is *better*!
The Goddard Visitor Center can also hold lots of people -- probably
50-100 if we ever get that many.  :)

>> Please feel free to start a group of your own with its own name, etc.
>> if you want to!  Even then you are still welcome to use the bacon-pig
>> list either as your group's list or at least for meeting coordination
>> discussions, since I'm sure many bacon-pig folks (including myself)
>> would be interested in Python meetings in Columbia -- that's why
>> we called it the Baltimore, Annapolis, Columbia, and Other Northern
>> blah blah blah.  (I see I forgot about the Annapolis part last time. ;)
> I'd rather have one larger group than several smaller ones.  You get
> more topic diversity, a bigger pool of people to pull from for help,
> etc.  Like I said before though, if you need help with anything, let
> me know.  I had committed myself to contributing, whether it's through
> another group or BACON-PIG doesn't matter to me. :-)

Total agreement on all counts!

> I hope to meet you at the next meeting!
> -John

Same here!


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