Me: "Hey, if you know anybody looking for Perl programming..."
Robin: "Actually, I might. I'm going to be talking to an antique tile company (?!) soon."
Me: "What're they looking for? Sales, just presence...?"
Robin: "They don't know."
Could be something, could be nothing, I'll know within two weeks. I'm leaning towards the latter, though; tossed-off "I'll get back to you"s tend to have a low follow-through rate.
Oh, and this hyah Jabber book has intrigued me. The search is on for interesting Jabber-related thingies, if only to quench my curiosity.