[Texas] presentations we'd like to see at PyTexas

Brad Allen bradallen137 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 00:35:31 CEST 2010


That's an excellent idea.

The call for proposals hasn't gone out quite yet, so I will
incorporate this idea and ask for volunteers to play these roles
(teachee and teacher).

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:02 AM, Jeremy Boyd <boydjj at gmail.com> wrote:
> First post here, and following up on this post from Catherine Devlin
> earlier this year:
> http://catherinedevlin.blogspot.com/2010/04/bugfixing-at-pyohio.html
>
> Catherine suggested a talk where some number of people experienced in
> contributing to Python walks her through the process of contributing a
> bugfix to Python. I think this would be a fantastic talk for PyTexas
> 2010 - if not for a beginner track, then perhaps for some intermediate
> track. I myself would gladly be the 'guinea pig' of such a talk.
>
> I just heard back from Catherine, and this talk is scheduled to go on
> during PyOhio, but she suggests (and I agree) that more is better in
> this area. There's a lot of work to be done, and a talk like this
> could generate a number of contributors for the language.
>
> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sure, that sounds interesting. Ask him if he likes to give
>> presentations; if not we could figure out another format such as a
>> 'code interview' Q&A session.
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Kevin Horn <kevin.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> One talk idea I "overheard" once in a mailing list or IRC was something on
>>> the order of "Patterns of program flow using Twisted"...and I've always
>>> wanted to hear that talk, though as far as I know no-one has ever given it.
>>> Not sure who would even be the right person to give it though.  One of the
>>> core Twisted devs moved to Dallas a while back...maybe we can convince him
>>> to do it.
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