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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I was at TPC 2, and at the longer sessions the presenters provided booklets that were bound copies of the slides. I have four of them - one on Advanced Perl (including my first intro to the Schwartzian transform), one on regular expressions (hand made slides by Jeffrey Friedl), one on CGI and a fourth one that escapes me at the moment. I never threw them away. There still on my desk (which I am away from for the weekend).

    If you like, I can make copies and send them to you (or someone) where they can be posted online, although I/you/whoever may want to ask the original author's permission first (I only remember Jeff Friedl at the moment, but I believe the presenter's names are all on the front of the bound copies).

    I can also tell you that it was in San Jose, and that they handed out "The Perl Cookbook" that year. :)

    • It would be nice to have the tutorial handouts on the web, but there are some issues with that. First, people who attended those sessions had to pay extra for each half-day tutorial. Second, some of the presenters teach/taught those classes for their livelihood. That's not to say that these issues can't be resolved, just that there's a legitimate reason to hold off (at least four or five years. :-)

      What I'd like to see preserved are things like the CFP, the program and schedule, the refereed papers, new