health of Perl/Act

Richard Foley Richard.Foley at
Mon Aug 4 10:56:43 BST 2008

On Monday 04 August 2008 11:36:23 Greg McCarroll wrote:
> I was talking to BooK over the weekend and he pointed out two
> interesting things to me,
>   a) next year will actually be the 10th YAPC::Europe.
>      - i remember when a bunch of us sat in Penderels oak and
>        discussed doing the first, we were a lot younger then.
>   b)
> The graph at the bottom of (b) is particularly interesting as it shows
> how grassroots Perl events are increasing and also how Act is playing
> a part and hopefully helping.
> And just reaching 10 w.r.t. (a) is amazing, there are companies out
> there that would give their eye teeth for 10 years of conferences.
That's maybe an interesting angle for Book's YEF PR activities, with a view 
for company sponsorship, too...

Richard Foley
Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen

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