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  • Of course what does this have to do with perl - well we just had YAPC::Israel, unlike YAPC::Europe or any conference in the normal world, this would not welcome anybody from neighbouring countrys - arabs or palestinians who managed to make it through Isreals borders, checkpoints and snipers wouldn't be welcome.

    And exactly how was the YAPC::Israel organizing team supposed to supercede Israel's immigration policies?

    Waitasecond. Last I checked, peace treaties were in place between Israel, Jordan and Eg

    • Several quick comments on this thread:

      (1) YAPC::Israel took money and registration information from anyone who expressed interest. I find it very difficult to believe that anyone was turned away because of citizenship.

      (2) A regular participant in the Israeli Perl mailing list is Lebanese. So far as I can tell, he has been treated with only the greatest of respect and kindness. You can be sure that there are racists and bigots in Israel, and I'm sure that some of them are Perl programmers. But to paint
      • This is what I wanted to hear!

        Each time I hear about the situation there I lose hope that anybody in my community (open source or perl) gives a fuck about the victims (predominantly palestinian, especially if you consider homelessness, etc).

        Its good to hear that mongers in Israel are leading by example - I don't see any of this in the Tech, Open Source or Perl media and that makes it fraustrating. It seems as though my community is one that stands by as this happens.

        Thanks for giving me some faith in

        --

        @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
        print reverse @JAPH;