londonperlmongers at iandocherty.com
Mon Jun 4 11:16:52 BST 2007
Add me. Although I work in London (at the moment) I live in Bracknell,
Berkshire so would be interested in a Reading.pm and may even be more
able to attend evening meetings than I can in London. :)
> I was at this teach-in over the weekend and felt extremely inspired by
> the feel of being surrounded by like minded-peers and others facing
> the same problems and issues. I felt inspired by the possibility of
> learning from the experience of others. I felt inspired by those
> giving back. I'd quite like to be able to give back. So, I asked
> someone if there was an Oxord.pm, and was told that it had fallen apart.
> So, since I'm Reading based and was in the process of arranging
> internal lunch time tech-talks in our MWB building; though non-perl
> specific. Our centre manager has been very supportive, so I just
> approached him with the notion of holding something similar focussed
> on perl, but not aimed directly at those within the building. He
> seemed to love the idea and would be willing to offer a facilities.
> I've often been on mailing lists but not had the time to stray too far
> off my usual route and I'm thinking that this might be kind of cool
> and convenient. If there are others in the
> reading/berkshire/oxfordshire area, perhaps we could set up a local
> reading/oxford.pm group. I found this weekend useful and if people
> are willing to volunteer their expertise and time, I can swing
> facilities here in Reading.
> So, before the excitement dies. Not sure how one proceeds with such
> things, but if there's interest, I can get us a room and we could
> probably go from there? I'd also be willing to volunteer my server
> for a website/mailing lists. I'm hoping that those with more
> experience would be able to volunteer content?
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