[Wolves] Fwd: Re: Wolvescon

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Wed Oct 2 10:08:36 UTC 2013

On 02/10/13 08:57, John Rose wrote:
> I'm very interested in Chris's PostgreSQL talk.
> I just looked at the Brumcon link to attempt to work out if Wolvescon is
> my cup of tea. I'm not that interested in deep technical talks as I
> don't have that much technical knowledge. I'm much more interested in
> applications. I guess I could show some projects written using Gambas &
> Basic4Android (including a couple of mine). Would that be appropriate
> for Wolvescon?
> Regards, John
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: [Wolves] Wolvescon
> Date: 	Tue, 1 Oct 2013 22:26:41 +0100
> From: 	Chris Ellis <chris at intrbiz.com>
> Reply-To: 	Wolverhampton Linux User Group <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>
> To: 	Wolverhampton Linux User Group <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>
> Hi Ron
> I like the idea and will come along.
> I can roll out my talk on DNS, if needs must, but its a little dull.
> However if people are interested, I'm thinking of putting together a
> talk on PostgreSQL.
> This would be more along the lines of what make PostgreSQL so awesome
> and why you
> should throw away MySQL and all this new fangled NoSQL stuff.
> As such I'm thinking of covering things like:
>   - Why you should care about your data
>   - How MySQL violates your constraints and some of its amusing oddities
>   - Database functions, how handy they are and what awesome things you
> can do with them
>   - Flexible schemas using the new JSON type
> I'll try to keep the talk light and amusing hopefully.
> Would people be interested in such a talk?
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Ron Wellsted <ron at wellsted.org.uk
> <mailto:ron at wellsted.org.uk>> wrote:
>     In recent discussions with Re-Load it has been suggwested that there
>     should be a Wolvescon (on similar lines to Brumcon
>     http://www.brum2600.net/brumcon/ ) and we have a date of Saturday, 30th
>     November as a possibility.  We have a venue (with a bar) available on
>     that date.
>     In order to do this we need to start getting things moving ASAP, so
>     firstly, who would be interested in getting involved?
>     Secondly, do you have a talk you could give (I will probably roll out my
>     IPv6 talk). We want to know that we have the talks before we start
>     committing ourselves.
>     --
>     Ron Wellsted
>     ron at wellsted.org.uk <mailto:ron at wellsted.org.uk>
>     http://www.wellsted.org.uk
>     Call Sign: M0RNW, Linux Counter No. 202120

I'd love to help out as much as possible I don't know how present I
would be till the release is out the way though.

I can also put together a talk general rules for testing new projects.

You make it, I'll break it!

I love my job :)

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