[PyAR2] Jeff Rush Speaking at PyArkansas

Greg Lindstrom gslindstrom at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 21:58:52 CEST 2008

Good Grief.  Yes!  Yes! Yes! Yes!

I'd be interested in the the Eclipse integration; it's always been a
mystery to me, but everyone who uses it seems to like it.

I'll add you to the Google doc.  You should get an email shortly.


On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Bob Fahr <bob.fahr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greg,
> I'd be interested in doing a tutorial on Trac and Trac enhancement/extension
> if you think that'd be of interest.  Another idea would be Eclipse
> integration.  I'll also see if I can get my boss to kick in some
> give-aways.  If you'd like I can also check with the Conway chamber of
> commerce and see if they can get HP to provide something.
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Greg Lindstrom <gslindstrom at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> While working on organizing pyArkansas, I wrote Jeff Rush (Python
>> Advocacy Coordinator and all around nice guy) about speaking at our
>> humble get together in October.  He has responded very
>> enthusiastically and on an email sent to the Python list mentioned
>> that he was booked in October for Python Arkansas!  Jeff is one of the
>> "Big Dogs" in the community and I'm extremely happy that he is willing
>> to come help us out.  He says that he will bring some folks with him
>> to attend as well.
>> So, we really need to meet -- either in person or IRC -- to get things
>> planned.  How about Saturday, August 16th?  Should we set up a
>> freenode channel (anyone know how to do that?).  I need to met with
>> our friends at UCA to look over the classrooms/labs and coordinate
>> with them as well.
>> Also, it's time to think about classes/talks.  Jeff will cover
>> "Introduction to Python", which will be either a 3 or 6 hour class
>> (or, maybe do a couple shorter classes on different subjects).  It
>> would be nice to have some 45-minute talks on various subjects.
>> Anyone want to volunteer?
>> Database
>> Text/File Processing
>> Packages/Modules
>> Web Development
>> Scientific Applications
>> Object Oriented Python
>> Gaming (pyGame)
>> Anything Else?
>> If you do not want to (or do not feel qualified to) host a talk, what
>> would you want to see someone else speak on (what talks would you like
>> to go to)?
>> Do we want Open Space for talks or "show and tell"?  I'd like at lest
>> 30 minutes at the end of the day for everyone to get together for a
>> wrap up (and to give away door prizes).
>> Anyone want to work on swag?  It would involve writing people asking
>> if the y want to give us anything (OReilly is very good about that) or
>> get any coupons for us to give away.
>> It would also be nice to have a small (8.5x11) "poster" to send out
>> with the announcements I plan to mail out next month.  Anyone want to
>> put one together?
>> I'll create a Google Document to share with a proposed schedule, etc.
>> Let me know if you want access to it.
>> Thanks,
>> --greg
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