Regrets (Re: [FRPythoneers] March 17, 2003 -- FRPythoneers Meeting)

Jeffery D. Collins jcollins at
Mon Mar 17 16:43:28 MST 2003

Jeffery D. Collins wrote:

> Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>>> March 17, 2003, 7:00PM at Level 3 Communications in Broomfield, CO.
>>> Narval: AI for Python Hackers
>>> Uche Ogbuj
>>> Narval is the very nifty information management framework by 
>>> Logilabs. It uses the flexibility and extensibility of both Python 
>>> and XML to support tasks from news aggregation to personal planning 
>>> scheduling. Uche Ogbuji will demonstrate Narval and explain briefly 
>>> how it works, and how easily it can be customized. For some 
>>> background you may want to see Uche's 2001 article on Narval: 
>> I'm really sorry, folks.  I was already going to have to speak on 
>> another topic, because I can't get current versions of Narval to play 
>> nicely with all the various permutations of prerequisites on my 
>> laptop (particularly PyGTK).  Narval development is on hiatus while 
>> Logilabs hunkers down on paying work, and though I know the code base 
>> pretty well, I think it will need another good spurt of work from the 
>> core developrs before Narval is ready for use again.  I could have 
>> back-dated all my software to 2001-2002, when I used to use Narval 
>> pretty heavily, but this would be quite difficult, and I think would 
>> make for a less useful talk.
>> To make matters worse, I really don't think I can make it tonight at 
>> all.  I am pretty much buried with tasks with passed deadlines and 
>> need to get at least a few checked off.  If I am able to before 7:00, 
>> I shall still come, but it might be best to plan a contingency.
>> Sorry for the lateness of this message: I thought could work things 
>> out until today's mad rush proved me wrong.
> Sorry you cannot make it.  Perhaps we can reschedule for some time in 
> the future.
> Since we are not having a speaker tonight, we can meet somewhere else 
> and talk Python; perhaps at coffee shop.  The one I know is Cafe-Sole' 
> (sp?) at the corner of Table Mesa and Broadway in Boulder.  The 
> hacking society meets there on a weekly basis and they have 820.11b.  
> I'm open to other suggestions, especially closer to the usual meeting 
> place.  Send suggestions and RSVP to the list.
> Thanks!
Since it's so late in the day, let's just meet at our usual meeting 
place and plan from there...

Jeffery Collins (

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