[Python-africa] Python-africa Digest, Vol 5, Issue 3

Loek van Gent loek at ibizit.nl
Sun Jun 5 12:27:17 EDT 2016


Just stating facts @ichux ;-)

On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:50 PM, Chukwudi Nwachukwu <hsysinfo at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks @Loek for telling people that http://python.org.ng is very active.
>
>
> iChux™
> http://bit.ly/iscrape
> *Behind every no entry sign, there is a door.*
>
> On 5 June 2016 at 16:44, <python-africa-request at python.org> wrote:
>
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>>    1. Re: Is the mailing list still active ? (Loek van Gent)
>>    2. Re: Is the mailing list still active ? (Farell Folly)
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Loek van Gent <loek at ibizit.nl>
>> To: Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>> Cc: Aisha Bello <aishabello2050 at gmail.com>, python-africa at python.org,
>> python-africa-owner at python.org
>> Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2016 17:37:22 +0200
>> Subject: Re: [Python-africa] Is the mailing list still active ?
>> Farell,
>> *ohun gbogbo ni itanran, o ṣeun, bawo ni o? (it's hard to guess your
>> mother tongue in a country with so many languages spoken, so I beg your
>> pardon if this isn't yours)*
>>
>> Only PyConZA is certain for now: 6 & 7 October  https://za.pycon.org/.
>> For Python events in Nigeria you should subscribe to
>> python-nigeria at python.org. It's a very active mailing list and community.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Loek
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:23 PM, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Loek, hoe gaat het  met je....?
>>>
>>> I have less python experience and no Pycon experience  (but thinking to
>>> create one in Benin), but I am pretty sure that such an event will promote
>>> Python across  Africa and yes we need to make those events more panafrican.
>>>
>>> Can you tell me about the exact dates of the events in Nigeria and South
>>> Africa respectively, I would like to attend and know more.
>>>
>>> Best Regards
>>> --ff--
>>>
>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>> Le 5 juin 2016 16:13, "Loek van Gent" <loek at ibizit.nl> a écrit :
>>>
>>>> Hi Farell & all,
>>>>
>>>> I would like to team up for organizing such event. I have lots of
>>>> Python experience, but little in organizing a Pycon. I did attend Pycon
>>>> Namibia in the two years of its existence and did help out the organizers
>>>> in several ways (giving talks, helping with workshops and random errands).
>>>>
>>>> I think the newly formed Python Nigeria Association is bound to
>>>> organize a Python event somewhere this or next year and there's a Pycon in
>>>> Cape Town in October. I think it also makes sense to see if we can scale
>>>> those events up to be more pan-African.
>>>>
>>>> A genuine Pycon Africa would be something for 2018 or later I think,
>>>> but it makes sense to start working on that a.s.a.p.
>>>>
>>>> Who else is in?!?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Loek
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 4:52 PM, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> The next event will take place in one year, so we have time. We'll
>>>>> need to contact AFRINIC for that. For assistance, I would like people in
>>>>> the mailing list to join me in the initiative : one or two people who have
>>>>> experience and skills in python programming language or a Pycon event.
>>>>> So I suggest  we broadcast a call for action on that  to bring
>>>>> volunteers on that.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>> --ff--
>>>>>
>>>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>>>> Le 5 juin 2016 15:45, "Aisha Bello" <aishabello2050 at gmail.com> a
>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Farell,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I think it's nice you are thinking about a python training event.
>>>>>> Where and when is the submit holding? do you have someone else who wouldn't
>>>>>> mind to join you and help organize. It would totally be cool to introduce
>>>>>> some of those attending the submit to the awesomeness of Python. I'm keen
>>>>>> to hear what things you have planned or ideas.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Aisha
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 5 June 2016 at 14:36, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I am attending the Africa Internet Summit for the 4th time and I
>>>>>>> thing that we can plan to conduct training  on python  next time or even do
>>>>>>> a Pycon.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Africa  Internet Summit is an AFRINIC (Africa RIR) sponsored event
>>>>>>> organized  together  with workshops of known organizations such as AfNOG
>>>>>>> (african Network operators Groups) AfTLD, ISOC, ICANN and gathers more than
>>>>>>> 200 participants each year....in a different country.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>>> --ff--
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>>>>>> Le 5 juin 2016 14:26, "Aisha Bello" <aishabello2050 at gmail.com> a
>>>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hello Farell,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Yes indeed the mailing list is still very much active. Although
>>>>>>>> these days not a lot of people have actually sent in messages. But as soon
>>>>>>>> as there is a message you would definitely receive it in a digest as usual.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> In the meantime, if you have any news for us about the python
>>>>>>>> awesomeness in your community do not hesitate to reach out to us on the
>>>>>>>> mailing list as usual.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Pythonic Regards,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> AIsha Bello
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 5 June 2016 at 11:09, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Dear Staff,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I am just wondering whether the mailing list is still active or
>>>>>>>>> not, as I am no longer receiving anything or replies from
>>>>>>>>> messages.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> @__f_f__
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>> To: Loek van Gent <loek at ibizit.nl>
>> Cc: Aisha Bello <aishabello2050 at gmail.com>,
>> python-africa-owner at python.org, python-africa at python.org
>> Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2016 16:44:33 +0100
>> Subject: Re: [Python-africa] Is the mailing list still active ?
>>
>> I am from Benin not Nigeria, however; this is actually my mother's
>> language yoruba (most spoken in Nigeria and less in Benin), but I don't
>> speak. Instead, I speak my father's language  which is mina or ewe (Ghana
>> Togo and Benin).
>>
>> October 6th is my birthday, so I will definitely be in Cape Town, it will
>> be my first Pybirth-D !!! 😀
>>
>> BTW, let's wait for more people to join us in planning for a Pycon at the
>> next Africa Internet Summit.
>>
>>
>>
>> Best Regards
>> --ff--
>>
>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>> Le 5 juin 2016 16:37, "Loek van Gent" <loek at ibizit.nl> a écrit :
>>
>>> Farell,
>>> *ohun gbogbo ni itanran, o ṣeun, bawo ni o? (it's hard to guess your
>>> mother tongue in a country with so many languages spoken, so I beg your
>>> pardon if this isn't yours)*
>>>
>>> Only PyConZA is certain for now: 6 & 7 October  https://za.pycon.org/.
>>> For Python events in Nigeria you should subscribe to
>>> python-nigeria at python.org. It's a very active mailing list and
>>> community.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Loek
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:23 PM, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Loek, hoe gaat het  met je....?
>>>>
>>>> I have less python experience and no Pycon experience  (but thinking to
>>>> create one in Benin), but I am pretty sure that such an event will promote
>>>> Python across  Africa and yes we need to make those events more panafrican.
>>>>
>>>> Can you tell me about the exact dates of the events in Nigeria and
>>>> South Africa respectively, I would like to attend and know more.
>>>>
>>>> Best Regards
>>>> --ff--
>>>>
>>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>>> Le 5 juin 2016 16:13, "Loek van Gent" <loek at ibizit.nl> a écrit :
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Farell & all,
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to team up for organizing such event. I have lots of
>>>>> Python experience, but little in organizing a Pycon. I did attend Pycon
>>>>> Namibia in the two years of its existence and did help out the organizers
>>>>> in several ways (giving talks, helping with workshops and random errands).
>>>>>
>>>>> I think the newly formed Python Nigeria Association is bound to
>>>>> organize a Python event somewhere this or next year and there's a Pycon in
>>>>> Cape Town in October. I think it also makes sense to see if we can scale
>>>>> those events up to be more pan-African.
>>>>>
>>>>> A genuine Pycon Africa would be something for 2018 or later I think,
>>>>> but it makes sense to start working on that a.s.a.p.
>>>>>
>>>>> Who else is in?!?
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Loek
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 4:52 PM, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> The next event will take place in one year, so we have time. We'll
>>>>>> need to contact AFRINIC for that. For assistance, I would like people in
>>>>>> the mailing list to join me in the initiative : one or two people who have
>>>>>> experience and skills in python programming language or a Pycon event.
>>>>>> So I suggest  we broadcast a call for action on that  to bring
>>>>>> volunteers on that.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>> --ff--
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>>>>> Le 5 juin 2016 15:45, "Aisha Bello" <aishabello2050 at gmail.com> a
>>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Farell,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think it's nice you are thinking about a python training event.
>>>>>>> Where and when is the submit holding? do you have someone else who wouldn't
>>>>>>> mind to join you and help organize. It would totally be cool to introduce
>>>>>>> some of those attending the submit to the awesomeness of Python. I'm keen
>>>>>>> to hear what things you have planned or ideas.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aisha
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 5 June 2016 at 14:36, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I am attending the Africa Internet Summit for the 4th time and I
>>>>>>>> thing that we can plan to conduct training  on python  next time or even do
>>>>>>>> a Pycon.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Africa  Internet Summit is an AFRINIC (Africa RIR) sponsored event
>>>>>>>> organized  together  with workshops of known organizations such as AfNOG
>>>>>>>> (african Network operators Groups) AfTLD, ISOC, ICANN and gathers more than
>>>>>>>> 200 participants each year....in a different country.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>>>> --ff--
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Mail sent from my mobile phone. Excuse for brievety.
>>>>>>>> Le 5 juin 2016 14:26, "Aisha Bello" <aishabello2050 at gmail.com> a
>>>>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hello Farell,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Yes indeed the mailing list is still very much active. Although
>>>>>>>>> these days not a lot of people have actually sent in messages. But as soon
>>>>>>>>> as there is a message you would definitely receive it in a digest as usual.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> In the meantime, if you have any news for us about the python
>>>>>>>>> awesomeness in your community do not hesitate to reach out to us on the
>>>>>>>>> mailing list as usual.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Pythonic Regards,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> AIsha Bello
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On 5 June 2016 at 11:09, Farell Folly <farellfolly at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Dear Staff,
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I am just wondering whether the mailing list is still active or
>>>>>>>>>> not, as I am no longer receiving anything or replies from
>>>>>>>>>> messages.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> @__f_f__
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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