[portland] Planning for the August Meeting
kirby.urner at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 00:25:39 CEST 2007
On 8/3/07, Ron Jackson <Ron at fascinatingelectronics.com> wrote:
> Is the PDXpython group a social, professional, advocacy, technical,
> educational or tutorial gathering for software engineers, advanced amateurs
> or newbies? Seems like it could be any or all of these, and the group may
> wish to talk about what they want it to be.
I think it'll remain someone amorphous and fuzzily defined because of
what it is: an open ended user group with plenty of turnover. It'll change
its nature depending on who bothers to show up.
> Back to the topic of Python, the OSCON website has presentation files from
> many of the talks, including some video. The slides from Guido's talk about
> Python 3000 and a pdf of David Goodger's talk "Code Like a Pythonista" are
> available for free download (and both look excellent to me):
As someone who attended both said talks, I can attest to their quality.
Mine are there too, although the version at my home site is slightly more
up to date:
http://www.4dsolutions.net/presentations/connectingthedots.pdf (3.2 Meg)
I'll send a replacement to O'Reilly.
> There is also a talk about Python on multicore processors, but I haven't
> looked at it:
> -- Ron
Didn't make this one. Multicore was a big theme this year.
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