Wash. D.C. Area: DCPIGgies, Mar. 13

Robert Hicks rhicks at rma.edu
Tue Feb 29 04:16:43 CET 2000


I would like to attned...piggies might keep me away.

"Chuck Esterbrook" <echuck at mindspring.com> wrote in message
news:38BA80D2.AFEDC97E at mindspring.com...
>
> Can we add to the agenda:
>
> * Changing the name from "piggies" to something more respectable.
>
> :-)
>
> -Chuck
>
>
> Jeremy Hylton wrote:
>
> > Notice to all Washington DC area Python users:
> >
> > We will be having our first DCPIGgies (DC Python Interest Group)
> > meeting of the year on Monday March 13, 2000 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm at
> > CNRI in Reston, Va.
> >
> > Speaker: Scott Cotton
> >
> >             Static Type and Interface Checking for Python
> >                General Review and Fundamental Decisions
> >
> >                                Abstract
> >                               ----------
> > This presentation reviews various possible ways of adding static type
> > checking to python.  The problem poses two questions:
> >
> >     1) What sort of static type checking system would be most
> >     appropriate for python?
> >     2) By what means may static type checking be made optional?
> >
> > A decision tree for each question is presented based on a combination
> > of type theory, an understanding of python, and properties that have
> > become apparent in the development of a sample type checking system.
> > Finally, we discuss some overall approaches that would maximize the
> > benefits and/or minimize the drawbacks of adding optional static type
> > checking to python.
> >
> > Scott will be speaking from 8:00 to 9:00pm.  We will have food and
> > introductions starting at 7:30pm.  We may also have some time after
> > the talk for Q&A with Guido and Barry on Python and JPython.
> >
> > Pizza, salad, and soda will be provided courtesy of Foretec Seminars.
> > Please RSVP by email to jeremy at cnri.reston.va.us.  I need to know how
> > many people will attend and how many will be eating pizza.
> >
> > Directions to CNRI can be found on the Web:
> >
> >     http://www.cnri.reston.va.us/directions.html
> >
> > Mailing list: There is a mailing list for people interested in
> > DCPIGgies meetings; see
http://www.python.org/mailman/listinfo/dcpiggies.
> > This is a low volume list for announcing meetings, arranging to share
> > rides, and other thrilling PIGgy topics.
> >
> > See you there!
> > Jeremy
>





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