Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #plparrot, 2010-10-21

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00:25 dukeleto davidfetter: how did the presentation go?
00:27 davidfetter like crap. i was not prepared. oh, well
00:27 * davidfetter going to sup w/cow orkers this evening
00:28 davidfetter i don't suppose you'll be at pgday.{eu,it} or osdc/melbourne
00:30 dukeleto davidfetter: hadn't even heard of them
00:31 dukeleto davidfetter: they sound far away :)
00:31 davidfetter well, the first two are over to the right, the third's over to the left and down
00:36 dukeleto osdc/melbourne sounds interesting
00:36 dukeleto davidfetter: did you actually have slides for your talk, or was it off the cuff?
00:36 dukeleto davidfetter: how many people showed up?
00:36 dukeleto davidfetter: any questions?
00:36 davidfetter off the cuff, 12, some
00:37 davidfetter they were fascinated by try.rakudo.org
00:37 davidfetter what's it doing so it can stay up?
00:40 dukeleto what do you mean?
00:41 davidfetter well, generally, when people find stuff out on the internet that will let them just execute code (windows boxes, matt's script archive, etc.), the box is down pretty shortly afterwards
00:43 dukeleto the code that runs it is on github. i think it is ulimit'ed and in a sandbox of some kind
00:45 * davidfetter curious about biology grammars
00:48 davidfetter dukeleto, so are you using parrot at all at work? perl6?
00:52 dukeleto davidfetter: no, but there is a version of bioperl for perl 6 being hacked on
00:52 davidfetter k
00:52 dukeleto davidfetter: grammars could be used in biology quite nicely, tho
00:52 davidfetter oh, how's things inGSoC?
00:53 * davidfetter hopes things are doubleplusgood
00:54 dukeleto davidfetter: http://github.com/cjfields/bioperl6
00:54 dukeleto ++good indeed
00:55 davidfetter [make sweet love]!
00:55 davidfetter if i'd known about that 36 hours ago, i might have made a better preso ;)
00:57 davidfetter http://github.com/cjfields/bioperl6/blob/master/lib/Bio/Base.pm! how low can you go?
01:02 davidfetter so about the mentors' summit...
01:02 davidfetter how's that going?
01:03 * davidfetter wonders how many non-coders still place the apostrophe after the s for plural possessive
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08:17 dukeleto davidfetter: henceforth, you need to tell me what things you need to know to make your next presentation better
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