[triangle-zpug] March meeting: should we cancel?

Rowland Smith triangle-zpug@starship.python.net
Sun, 09 Mar 2003 19:58:16 -0500


I was looking forward to my first ZPUG meeting, but I'll be attending 
PyCon as well.  Would anyone like to get together at the conference?

Rowland

Tom Bryan wrote:

>We normally meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  This month, that would 
>be March 26.  The PyCon in DC starts on the morning March 26: 
>http://www.python.org/pycon/pycon-schedule.html
>Since I'm giving a talk at PyCon, I'll definitely be gone.  I think that Geoff 
>may also be going.  
>
>I'd actually encourage all of you to go to the PyCon.  It's designed to be by 
>the Python community for the Python community...less expensive and high 
>powered than the annual International Python Conference.  This year will be 
>the first such conference, and it probably won't be quite so close and 
>convenient next year if they have another one.  It's close to us (in DC), the 
>registration fee is still only $200 for a three day conference, and there are 
>hotels under $100/night within easy metro distance to the conference.  The 
>anticipated size is between 100 and 200 Pythonistas.  
>
>Anyway, I won't be here for our March meeting.  If you won't either, then 
>we'll cancel the meeting.  If most of you (especially our room sponsor) will 
>be in town, then I'd be happy to make arrangements for a March meeting.  
>
>Votes?
>
>---Tom
>
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