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Friday May 10, 2002
05:10 PM

OSCON at a glance

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The result of my afternoon's labour: a grid showing OSCON at a glance. You might want to buy an enormous monitor and drop the point size to get it in only one glance, 'cos there's a lot going on.


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  • I see that perl slowly takes over the conference as the days progress. :)
    • Re:Nice! (Score:3, Informative)

      That wasn't totally deliberate. I began with two rooms for three days for Perl, but realized that putting anybody against Damian and Larry and Jarkko and lightning talks is a Big Mistake. So I moved Wednesday's room-day to Friday.

      And there'll be more Perl stuff (RT, Movable Type, Gerald Richter) coming. I've also got a linguist, Allison Randal, to talk about tagmemics (so maybe we'll all stand a chance of understanding Larry :-). This stuff will be announced early next week. I was building the grid v

      • Now all I need to do is clone myself so I can get to the Mono talks at the same time as everything else..
  • Developing Game Logic: Python on the Sony Playstation 2 and Nintendo GameCube

    Dammit, now the Python folks are gonna leverage this against the Perl community because *we* don't have anything like this. I can hear the "nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah" repeating in my head now.

    Quick, someone write the "Games::Console::Playstation2" and "Games::Console::GameCube" modules before they can start giving us any grief.

    • I'm working on getting two presentations from people in the movie computer graphics industry. Both are heavy (HEAVY) Perl consumers, despite this industry being allegedly Python-tight.

      But yes, it'd be cool to have Perl bindings to the Linux Playstation libraries ...


  • Any chance you could give us a copy of the data in a more computer readable format?

    Last year we wrote a CGI RSS feed for dispy (which purl ended up using as well) so that you could ask the bot who was speaking currently and next.

  • Are you keeping this up to date? I mean, can I book mark this, or should I just refer to the O'Reilly site for accurate info?