Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #parrotsketch, 2014-08-26

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14:50 Chirag joined #parrotsketch
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19:38 Util_PM joined #parrotsketch
19:40 Util_PM Poor net access; cannot attend meeting properly.
19:40 Chirag Hello! :)
19:41 Util_PM Chirag: Hello!
19:41 Util_PM Hmmm. This might work after all.
19:42 rurban Oh, I see, sorry
19:42 Util_PM (feather, the Perl 6 devel system, is acting up; it is where I run Irssi)
19:43 Util_PM Trying a local client
19:44 Util_PM My report: Narrowed down the Smolder problem, and plan to bisect on packet size. Should have it by Thursday.
19:44 Util_PM .end
19:44 rurban DONE:
19:44 rurban * released 6.7.0 with Chirag's last pcc-gh1083 branch
19:44 rurban * did the gsoc evaluation
19:44 rurban * started with some nqp opendir wrappers
19:44 rurban TODO:
19:46 rurban also thinking of more runloop changes (for jit and esp. the slow ext_call)
19:46 rurban but first I have to prepare my move back to europe and related stuff, so busy with smthng else
19:49 Util_PM rurban: when are you moving?
19:49 rurban leaving tomorrow for a week, and then from 23-29 sep
19:49 rurban so the oct release is okay
19:50 rurban testing your september also, but I don't expect too many changes for 6.8
19:50 rurban oct will be a stable/supported one
19:51 Util_PM OK
19:51 Chirag I dont have much of a report but here goes :)
19:51 Chirag #TODO:
19:51 Chirag *Gear up for the autoboxing problem
19:51 Chirag (* personally, preparing for my upcoming GRE and searching for a research internship for next semester)
19:51 Chirag .end
19:52 rurban swiss?
19:52 Chirag Professor has not responded back
19:52 Chirag so unconfirmed, I am trying for universities in Germany and France
19:53 rurban ok, so we will see, what's coming
19:53 Chirag Hardly any good research in vision in India
19:54 rurban bangalore for the hollywood CGI studios not?
19:54 rurban they are outsourcing most CGI modelling to india now
19:55 Chirag Yes, I could go back to Dreamworks but their focus is on art.. No research
19:56 rurban art is also cool :) they'll always need people who know the system form the inside
19:58 Chirag Yes, but they give only support work to engineers.. fixing breakdowns in their pipelines... Most research work happens at California
19:59 rurban I see, yes
20:00 Chirag My current internship only involves Web Development, which I do not like :(
20:03 Chirag rurban: Just saw your messages :) .. Wish listticket will help
20:04 Chirag No plans for GSoC money :D .. maybe just save up for next semester :)
20:06 Util_PM Looks like it will be a quiet week, but... any blockers for anyone?
20:07 Chirag none for this week
20:07 Util_PM Anything else to discuss? From anyone?
20:08 Util_PM OK. Thanks everyone!
20:08 Util_PM Meeting adjourned.
20:08 Chirag Util_PM: Thanks!

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