[oclug] This one is for Dan York and e-smith
wombat at hld.ca
Wed Feb 21 17:13:41 EST 2001
This is off topic like you said, but I'll follow since this interests
I'm already part of that perl mongers list, and I think I send 1/3rd of
the emails :) as of late anyways. They don't email much, but they
still get together once a month, and in fact they're getting together
I'd love it if that list got more active. After all, perl is
"open-source"... there, it does in some way apply to this list!
On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 05:01:08PM -0500, Kirrily Robert wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 01:40:14PM -0800, Francis Pinteric wrote:
> > Communism must be good because 80% of the world's population lives in
> > communist (or neo- or psuedo-communist) countries.
> > Ok, then by that logic, Perl must be good because a majority of
> > internet apps decide to use it.
> If that's the best effort you can make at rational discussion, there's
> no point in talking to you. I gave a reasoned and detailed response to
> some of the perceived flaws in Perl, and you seem to have ignored the
> information I provided and instead chose to fling about inflammatory
> I'm amazed that someone who has apparently been around the Linux
> community and the 'net for some length of time has such poor netiquette.
> If you have anything useful, informative or entertaining to say about
> Linux or open source software, do so. Every time you fail to, you
> make this list (and by extension the Linux and open source community) a
> less pleasant place to be in, and eventually turn people away. Is that
> what you want?
> On a more relevant note (since I realise that netiquette demands some
> topical content to this post), I notice that there is an Ottawa Perl
> Mongers group in existence, but apparently dormant. See
> http://ottawa.pm.org/ for details. Anyone interested in helping revive
> this group? I used to be involved in Perl Mongers in Melbourne
> (Australia) and found it very worthwhile, but any such group needs a
> critical mass to survive.
> I was thinking I'd email the group's leader, Steve Purvis, and see if
> he's interested in maybe planning a once-off get-together. Would anyone
> else be interested in attending if we did that?
> Kirrily "Skud" Robert
> skud at e-smith.com (work)
> skud at infotrope.net (home)
> oclug mailing list
> oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca
Dan Cardamore wombat at hld.ca http://www.hld.ca
GnuPGP Key: mailto:wombat at hld.ca?subject=sendpgpkey
Email Stats: http://www.hld.ca/~wombat/emailStats
Opensource projects: http://www.hld.ca/opensource
My Groupware project: http://www.gwpeople.com
More information about the OCLUG