[FRPythoneers] Call for Proposals for PyCon 2008 and more

Matt Boersma matt at sprout.org
Wed Oct 17 10:59:58 MDT 2007

The link to proposal submissions for PyCon 2008 is here:

As Jim said, if you have an idea you're kicking around for a PyCon
talk, tonight would be a great time to try it out on other Pythoneers.
 Slides and complete sentences are not (yet) required.

See you tonight at bivio at 6!


On 10/17/07, Jim Baker <jbaker at zyasoft.com> wrote:
> Tonight's Pythoneers meeting at bivio Software would be an excellent
> opportunity to try out any ideas for PyCon 2008. The call for talks went out
> on Monday:
> Lightning Talk Potluck!
> We'll have as many short presentations as we can muster, in the style of
> PyCon's "Lightning Talks." We may put you on the spot, so please come
> prepared to say at least three sentences on some tech topic that interests
> you.
> We will have free food & drink & lively discussion as usual.
> A quick update on last month's talk on Jython. I'm currenty in Linköping,
> Sweden, to work on the Jython 2.5 compiler with Tobias Ivarsson. It's been a
> whirlwind trip. I can also report that if you are interested in following
> the Jython "newcompiler" work, it's now in a form that might be actually
> usable. You can try checking out the branch, then building as usual. In this
> preliminary version of Jython, you can now run
> import pycimport
> # then import any desired modules that are *.pyc (CPython bytecode-compiled
> files)
> As with other import hooks, this process is recursive, which is the
> important change here, because it allows much more extensive testing of the
> capabilities of the new compiler.
> --
> Jim Baker
> jbaker at zyasoft.com
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