[TIP] PyCon 2012 TiP BoF

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Fri Jan 20 05:44:12 PST 2012

On 20/01/2012 13:41, holger krekel wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 13:23 +0000, Andrea Crotti wrote:
>> On 01/19/2012 03:32 PM, Terry Peppers wrote:
>>> I guess I should start the inaugural thread saying the following:
>>> * Yes, there will be a TiP BoF at PyCon 2012.
>>> That's about all I can say right now. Who's interested?
>> I'll be there and it looks interesting, but what is it exactly a BoF?
>> (sorry for the noobness)
> Birds of a Feather - i guess it goes back to USENIX conference which
> had such informal getting togethers in order to start new projects and
> to do some networking.  Of course, python testing has a whole zoo of
> projects and tools and goats with and without feathers these days ...
> anyway, i also plan to come :)

... and just in case it wasn't obvious to anyone, this presumably
derives from the expression "Birds of a feather flock together"
referring (he says, labouring the point to death) to the tendency
of like-minded people to socialise.


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