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Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 16 July 2013 Lisp NYC: LispNYC BBQ Chez Ray


From: flatfish+++
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 16 July 2013 Lisp NYC: LispNYC BBQ Chez Ray
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:22:59 -0400
User-agent: 40tude_Dialog/2.0.15.84

Don't you guys think it's time to move into the present day and let
the past go?

IOW lose the <blockquote> listserv geek format and try something a
little more, ahem, modern.

Top posted on purpose just to annoy the net nannies that will no
doubt come out of the woodwork.

lol


On 15 Jul 2013 17:08:28 -0400, address@hidden wrote:


> <blockquote
>   what="almost official Lisp NYC announcement"
>   info="Ray is Raymond de Lacaze"
>   see="http://lispnyc.org/";
>   edits="some lines removed;
>          address now specifies which borough of New York City
>          the meeting is in">
> 
>  Subject: New York City Lisp User Group: Annual LispNYC BBQ
>  X-URL: http://lispnyc.org/
> 
>     corner New York City
>     Lisp Group LispNYC.org meetings blogs news home
> 
>     ( front-page )
> 
>     2013 Summer Programming Contest
> 
>     We're proud to announce our contest Lisp in Summer Projects , over
>     $5000 of prizes and anyone can join in on the fun.
> 
>     Upcoming related events:
>       * Jun 1 Lisp in Summer Projects signup begins, everywhere.
>       * Jun 1-4, European Lisp Symposium 2013 - ELS'13 in Madrid, Spain
>       * Jun 2, European Common Lisp Meeting - single day conference in
>         Madrid, Spain
>       * Jun 9-12, "30 Years of Smalltalk" the Smalltalk Industry Conference
>         - STIC'13 in Phoenix, Arizona
>       * Jun 24 Lisp in Small Projects coding starts!
>       * Jul 8-10, Lambda Jam: A conference for functional programmers in
>         Chicago, Illinois
>       * Sept 18-20, Strange Loop in St. Louis, Missouri
>       * Sept 25-27, ICFP 2013 in Boston, Massachussetts
>       * Nov 14-16, Clojure/Conf in Alexandria, Virginia (Washington DC)
> 
>     ( meeting - Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 PM - Annual LispNYC BBQ )
> 
>     It's the grilling time of year, come enjoy it with us!
>     Burgers, Hot Dogs, Tofu, Chips and an initial amount of beer will be
>     provided. You are strongly encouraged to bring along whatever else
>     you'd like to grill and/or drink.  Think potluck.
> 
>     You will enjoy a great view of the sun setting on the Hudson river and
>     over the New Jersey shoreline. A good time will be had by all and their
>     will be much bickering and rejoicing.
> 
>     This year we invited our friends from Clojure NYC and Haskell NYC. The
>     menu and activities below have been updated to reflect this.
> 
>     Directions
> 
>     The 96th subway station of the 1,2,3 trains is nearest. When get you to
>     building take the elevator to the 9th floor, then walk up the stairs to
>     the roofdeck.
> 
>     LISP BBQ Menu
> 
>     1. Immutable Burgers
>     These are for the true Clojurians and feature burgers that are cooked
>     rare so that they pretty much come out the way they were put in thus
>     minimizing any harmful side effects that could result from the process
>     of cooking them.
> 
>     2. Continuation Burgers
>     These are for the Schemers and feature burgers that are medium rare.
>     These burgers can be swapped in and out in a state preserving manner so
>     that cooking can continue at any point for a short time only, thus
>     allowing many burgers to be continuously cooked effectively in
>     parallel.
> 
>     3. Closified Burgers
>     These are for the hardcore Common Lispers and feature burgers that are
>     well done and wrapped in blackened layers of dispatch protocols. The
>     overhead induced by the dispatching is why these burgers take longer to
>     cook.
> 
>     4. Monadic Burgers
>     These are for the Haskellers and feature raw hamburger meat wrapped in
>     a bag that you can take home and cook later. Inside the bag is a
>     description of how to cook the meat. The bag features left and right
>     compartments, and should you fail to cook the meat, the spoiled meat
>     can be placed in the left airtight compartment.
> 
> 
>     Lisp/Haskell Multithreaded Dodge Ball
> 
>     We will be holding a dodge ball like tournament between the Haskellers
>     and the Lispers. The Lispers will be provided with numerous Nerf
>     Parentheses which can be thrown concurrently, and the Haskellers will
>     be provided with Nerf Monads which can also be thrown in parallel.
> 
>     We will however require the Haskellers to flatten their monads prior to
>     throwing them since we really don't want anybody getting hurt.
> 
>     Location:
>     Raymond's Rooftop
>     304 W 92nd St.
>     Island of the Manahattoes
> 
>     more
> 
>     ( news )
> 
>     < ... />
> 
>     more news
>     bottom corner
> 
>     ( functional development )
> 
>     LispNYC is a community devoted to the advocacy and advancement of
>     Lisp-based functional programming technologies such as Common Lisp,
>     Scheme and Clojure.
> 
>     We focus on education, outreach, regular monthly meetings, mailing
>     lists and development projects.
> 
>     Monthly meetings are held every second Tuesday, are free and open to
>     all.
> 



>     Providing parentheses to NYC since 2002
> 
>     < ... />
> 
>     bottom corner
>       "Like DNA, such a language [Lisp] does not go out of style." - Paul
>     Graham, ANSI Common Lisp
>     about this site
>   
> </blockquote>
> 
> 
> Distributed poC TINC:
> 
> Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
> Corresponding Secretary LXNY
> LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
> http://www.lxny.org


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