After welcoming and introducing the new participants, there were some announcements of upcoming events:
March, 13th - 16th PyCon in Chicago, IL, US.
- March, 15th demonstration against extensive electronic suveillance in Cologne.
March, 21th - 24th Easter Hack Location: Bürgerhaus Stollwerck, Cologne
March, 26th 19:30 party/information-meeting about the "Document Freedom Day". Location:
Hallmackenreuther, Brüsseler Platz 8, 50674 Köln.
April, 12th - 13th, RuPy Conference, Poznàn, Poland
May, 9th - 10th, PyCon Due Italia Konferenz, Florence, Italy
August, 13th - 24th, FrOSCon 2008 St. Augustin near Bonn, Germany.
Christopher Arndt offers to give his talk "How to write pythonic Code" at the next pyCologne-Meeting. He will give this talk at RuPy 2008.
- Stefan Pampel offers to introduce the vi(m)-Editor.
- Thomas Richter proposes that pyCologne organize Talks at FrOSCon 2008.
Günther Jantzen asked for a sequel to the MoinMoin-Talk from Reimar Bauer.
- Günther Jantzen talks about a project to convert an extensive scientific document written with an old version of Word-Perfect to a modern format preserving text-formatting and footnotes. This is done by using XML, Trees and the visitor-pattern.
The next meeting will be held on, Wednesday, April, 9th.
The minutes of the meeting in German language can be found here.