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Linux Journal: PyCon DC 2004

Apr 22, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Orr)

"PyCon DC 2004 was held March 24-26, 2004, (plus four days of sprints beforehand) at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The 364 registrants were a 40% increase over previous conferences. One person even came on the last day and paid the full registration ($300) fee in spite of being offered a discount, so eager was he to support Python.

"This was the second attendee-run conference put on by the DC crowd. They organized it using the ultimate in iconoclast project management tools, a wiki ('the people's organizer'). MoinMoin was supplemented by a mailing list and IRC. Steve Holden, who introduced himself by saying 'my name is not important,' also said, 'I'm responsible for this mess...'"

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