Agenda Perl and open source events -> organizers ML

Richard Foley richard.foley at
Thu Dec 6 09:00:46 GMT 2012

And don't forget to use the YEF organizers mailing list, if that might help you
to organize a perl event:


Richard Foley

On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 10:15:33PM +0100, Wendy G.A. van Dijk wrote:
> At 09:52 PM 12/5/2012, Mark Fowler wrote:
> >On Wednesday, 5 December 2012 at 15:12, Wendy G.A. van Dijk wrote:
> >> In case anybody is interested. Not all these
> >> dates are in other collections of events.
> >
> >For those that have firm dates, it would be great to get these
> >published in all kinds of directories.  For example, pushing them into
> >  Would you be able to do that?
> Ehrm, no: "This domain has been registered for a 123-reg customer".
> Perl event dates should be kept at and and
> such.  Since I'm doing booths at Fosdem and other open source
> conferences, I'm collecting dates like this a bit more active that
> other people...  I'm just mad like that.
> > (and for those of you organising conferences, please bear in mind
> >it's almost impossible to promote them without firm dates, and people
> >are already deciding what time to book holidays, etc next year)
> I think the organising people know that.  Organising things can be
> difficult enough.  Some people, like Andrew Shitov, Laurent Boivin
> and Mark Keating, they do it like it is making a cheese sandwich.
> For me, organising an event with speakers, it is hell and it takes
> me forever.  So kudos to the organisers, and take your time, make it
> a nice one, and tell everybody about it, and maybe we all will come.
> Wendy

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