[portland] TODAY! What's New in 2.6 and 3.0 10/14 7pm

jason kirtland jek at discorporate.us
Tue Oct 14 20:45:11 CEST 2008


Perfect, sounds great!!

kirby urner wrote:
> Hi Jason --
> 
> I have a an 8-10 minute lightning talk planned, sponsored by Fine
> Grind Productions, re PY3K, includes:
> 
> (a) an ad from our sponsor
> (b) a short rant / intro to Kirby
> (c) a short story
> (d) a dance proposal ("The Writhe")
> (e) a demo.
> 
> The demo is about
> (i) unicode and
> (ii) next and print and their backward incompatibility with
> prehistoric Pythons (yay).
> 
> Hope there's time (8-10 minutes including some setup).
> 
> Bringing slides on Ubuntu Dell laptop.
> 
> Kirby Urner
> 4dsolutions.net
> 
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:58 AM, jason kirtland <jek at discorporate.us> wrote:
>> Today's the day: we're meeting tonight at 7pm at CubeSpace.
>>
>> Also, I'll have my laptop open with 2.6 and 3.0 interactive interpreters up
>> and running.  Anyone's welcome to plug it in to the projector to show
>> something.
>>
>> I also ran off a copy of the What's New 2.6 docs but if anyone else can it'd
>> be great to have more copies circulating.  My printer's nearly out of toner
>> and this copy is hard to read.  Tip: the whatsnew.pdf from the PDF docs
>> download prints best.
>>
>> See you tonight!
>>
>> -j
>>
>>
>> jason kirtland wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>>
>>> Python 2.6 has been released and 3.0 will be shortly.  We'll be
>>> celebrating their releases this Tuesday with a D.I.Y. What's New party!
>>>
>>> The format is simple: pick a change or two from the What's New in Python
>>> documentation from 2.6 or 3.0 and tell us about it!  You can use the
>>> projector if you want, but < 5 minutes.  That's easy because most changes
>>> are small.
>>>
>>> Here's an example from 3.0:
>>>
>>>  "Removed <> (use != instead)."
>>>
>>> So easy!  Find some and bring 'em to us.  If you get inspired and want to
>>> share one of the few larger changes (< 10 min), check the wiki and put your
>>> name down.
>>>
>>> I'll be bringing *two growlers* of rare and wonderful beer from Bailey's
>>> Taproom to get the party started.  Bring hardcopy of one or both What's New
>>> if you can.  And party hats.
>>>
>>>  http://docs.python.org/whatsnew/2.6.html
>>>  http://docs.python.org/dev/3.0/whatsnew/3.0.html
>>>
>>>  wiki: http://pdxpython.org/
>>>  maps, rsvp, etc.: http://python.meetup.com/183/
>>>
>>> Tuesday 10/14 7pm at CubeSpace.  See you there!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jason
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