"'Course, if someone goes ahead and adds the Y combinator, one must naturally begin to wonder what the YY combinator would be... :-) "
-- Larry Wall
"Obviously it generates a function so anonymous that it can't even refer to itself. I call it the depressed existentialist solipsist operator."
-- chromatic, in 'Y not'
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Remember that the European Perl Hackathon will be held next weekend, from 2-4 March, 2007 in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Registration is open until Thursday, 1 March. For more information, please look at the hackathon website.
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"That makes you a prime person to capture the questions it needs to answer! You can't evade the Responsibility Ponies that easily."
-- chromatic, responding to James E Keenan in 'What Skills Do We Need to Finish Parrot?'
Last month we were fortunate enough to have Randal Schwartz drop by for a chat. This month, I've been made to promise to bring my good friend Christel of Irssi, Gentoo, ReactOS, Freenode, and FOSSCON fame. It promises to be a good time.
For more about the San Diego Perl Mongers as well as where and when to find us, check out our web home at sandiego.pm.org.
This is a reminder that the deadline for accommodations for the hackathon is fast approaching. If you want a room reservation, you must register for the hackathon and either pay online or contact Ann about paying later. The deadline is Friday, 9 February. For more information about the rooms, please refer to: http://conferences.yapceurope.org/hack2007nl/venue.html#accommodations
If you prefer to make alternate arrangements for your accommodation, but wish to attend the hackathon, you still need to register before Thursday, 22 February. There is no cost for this registration. If you have special requests, such as vegetarian food, please contact Ann at the time of registration.
To register, you first need to log in by either using an existing Act profile or creating a new user. Registration will be limited to the first 30 people.