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...'"