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Perlmonks at OSCON 2009

by JSchmitz (Canon)
on Apr 03, 2009 at 18:08 UTC ( #755322=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I will be attending OSCON again this time around any other monks going to be there? Great locale this year in San Jose!

Hope to see some of you there!!



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Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
by perrin (Chancellor) on Apr 03, 2009 at 19:25 UTC
    I'm giving a talk on the Perl track.
Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
by merlyn (Sage) on Apr 04, 2009 at 01:05 UTC
    I have a talk (Smalltalk Persistence) and a tutorial (intro to Smalltalk Seaside). Nothing on Perl.. OSCON doesn't want me talking about Perl any more, apparently.
      OSCON doesn't want me talking about Perl any more, apparently.

      I wouldn't take it personally. OSCON's Perl track has been disappearing almost as fast as its parent company's line of Perl books.

        Are the books disappearing because there's nothing to write about or because no one is buying them anymore?
      I'll be there to check that out for sure - cheers
Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
by Old_Gray_Bear (Bishop) on Apr 03, 2009 at 19:10 UTC
    I'll be there on a day pass on Wednesday, at least. I will be there the entire five days, if I get a job before then. (One of the things I write into the contract is time off for OSCon.) I am holding off on registering until late May, though.

    I Go Back to Sleep, Now.


Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
by Your Mother (Bishop) on Jul 17, 2009 at 07:35 UTC

    San Jose a great locale? My friends there say it's a He... not quite as nice as Arcata for example.

    I'll send you a $20 Amazon gift certificate when you come back if every single time someone brings up Ruby you say, "Ruby? ...Ruby? Can't say I've heard of it. Is it a fork off Python?"

      I found San Jose to be a rather sleepy little town - although much fun to be had in a 45 minute drive in almost any direction!
Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
by bassplayer (Monsignor) on Jun 23, 2009 at 15:22 UTC
    I am fortunate enough to be going this year. Will be there all five days. Haven't been in a few years and am very stoked. Hope to see you monks there.


Re: Perlmonks at OSCON 2009
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[Corion]: Eily: I've thought of that, but I don't like running long cables through the appartment because sooner or later I'll trip over it, pulling at least one device off its stand :)
[marto]: hmm, may have to patch CPAN::Meta to move from search.cpan to metacpan in the META.json/yml files
[Corion]: marto: Heh - it seems that they plan to keep the links alive for a long time. But still, I plan on moving PM to use/generate the new links
[Corion]: And I think it's better to generate links to the new world instead of keeping the older links alive by generating new versions of them ;)
[marto]: yeah, I guess it's supposed to be a permanent redirect, but better to make the move where possible

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