Jonathan Stowe jns at
Mon Dec 1 07:19:07 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 11:23 +0000, Léon Brocard wrote:
> The London Perl Workshop yesterday was a great success - lots of
> people turned up for three free tracks (and a tutorial track too).
> has a long history of leaders: Dave Cross, Paul Mison, Mark
> Fowler, Simon Wistow and Greg McCarroll. At the last act of the day,
> Greg handed me the leadership of
> Many thanks to Greg for a fantastic year. I'll continue running
> as he has done and I have some wonderful plans for the next
> twelve months.
> If there is anyone out there who still doubts that is a
> place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of
> our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of
> our democracy, tonight is your answer. It's the answer spoken by young
> and old, rich and poor, CPAN authors and CPAN users, developers,
> hackers, creators, designers, Londoners and out-of-Londoners - mongers
> who sent a message to the world that we have never been a collection
> of object-oriented programmers and procedural programmers: we are, and
> always will be, London Perl Mongers.

Nothing in the above should be taken as meaning that is infact
a democracy of course ...


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