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  • Will there be beer? ;)

  • of course there's beer. At one of the sessions last conference,
    members of the audience got bottles of beer for being nasty to the
    panel ..

    *sobs*

    ;)


    On 24 March 2014 13:49, James Palmer
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  • Crikey! Wish I'd been there! :D

  • that's why you *need* to be in June ;)

    On 24 March 2014 13:58, James Palmer
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    > Crikey! Wish I'd been there! :D
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  • Very persuasive argument really. Think I'll go to Dusseldorf in autumn instead though.

  • Or in Düsseldorf, Germany in November.
     
     
    Von: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    Gesendet: Montag, 24. März 2014 15:04
    An: TU.General@community.progress.com
    Betreff: Re: Are You Challenging ?
     
    Reply by jmls
    that's why you *need* to be in June ;)

    On 24 March 2014 13:58, James Palmer
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    > Crikey! Wish I'd been there! :D
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  • how about both ? Not the same program ;)

    On 24 March 2014 14:13, Mike Fechner
    wrote:
    > AW: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by Mike Fechner
    > Or in Düsseldorf, Germany in November.
    >
    >
    > Von: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    > Gesendet: Montag, 24. März 2014 15:04
    > An: TU.General@community.progress.com
    > Betreff: Re: Are You Challenging ?
    >
    > Re: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by jmls
    > that's why you *need* to be in June ;)
    >
    > On 24 March 2014 13:58, James Palmer
    > wrote:
    >
    >> RE: Are You Challenging ?
    >> Reply by James Palmer
    >>
    >> Crikey! Wish I'd been there! :D
    >
    >>
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    > --
    > Julian Lyndon-Smith
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    --
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    IT Director,
    dot.r
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  • Julian's just upset because his cheating out-of-band-optimising ways were exposed early on (he had a ringer in the audience :)
     
    -- peter
     
    From: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    Sent: Monday, 24 March, 2014 09:53
    To: TU.General@community.progress.com
    Subject: Re: Are You Challenging ?
     
    Reply by jmls
    of course there's beer. At one of the sessions last conference,
    members of the audience got bottles of beer for being nasty to the
    panel ..

    *sobs*

    ;)


    On 24 March 2014 13:49, James Palmer
    wrote:
    > RE: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by James Palmer
    >
    > Will there be beer? ;)
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    IT Director,
    dot.r
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  • one man's " cheating/out-of-band-optimising" is another man's
    "entrepreneurial techniques"

    On 24 March 2014 14:29, Peter Judge
    wrote:
    > RE: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by Peter Judge
    > Julian's just upset because his cheating out-of-band-optimising ways were
    > exposed early on (he had a ringer in the audience :)
    >
    > -- peter
    >
    >
    From: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    > Sent: Monday, 24 March, 2014 09:53
    > To: TU.General@community.progress.com
    > Subject: Re: Are You Challenging ?
    >
    > Re: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by jmls
    > of course there's beer. At one of the sessions last conference,
    > members of the audience got bottles of beer for being nasty to the
    > panel ..
    >
    > *sobs*
    >
    > ;)
    >
    >
    > On 24 March 2014 13:49, James Palmer
    > wrote:
    >> RE: Are You Challenging ?
    >> Reply by James Palmer
    >>
    >> Will there be beer? ;)
    >>
    >> Stop receiving emails on this subject.
    >>
    >> Flag this post as spam/abuse.
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > Julian Lyndon-Smith
    > IT Director,
    > dot.r
    > http://www.dotr.com
    >
    > "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of
    > low price is forgotten"
    >
    > Follow dot.r on http://twitter.com/DotRlimited
    > Stop receiving emails on this subject.
    >
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    --
    Julian Lyndon-Smith
    IT Director,
    dot.r
    http://www.dotr.com

    "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of
    low price is forgotten"

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  • Ah. Clearly I belong to the "challenged" camp. ;)
     
    From: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    Sent: Monday, 24 March, 2014 10:44
    To: TU.General@community.progress.com
    Subject: Re: Are You Challenging ?
     
    Reply by jmls
    one man's " cheating/out-of-band-optimising" is another man's
    "entrepreneurial techniques"

    On 24 March 2014 14:29, Peter Judge
    wrote:
    > RE: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by Peter Judge
    > Julian's just upset because his cheating out-of-band-optimising ways were
    > exposed early on (he had a ringer in the audience :)
    >
    > -- peter
    >
    >
    From: jmls [mailto:bounce-jmls@community.progress.com]
    > Sent: Monday, 24 March, 2014 09:53
    > To: TU.General@community.progress.com
    > Subject: Re: Are You Challenging ?
    >
    > Re: Are You Challenging ?
    > Reply by jmls
    > of course there's beer. At one of the sessions last conference,
    > members of the audience got bottles of beer for being nasty to the
    > panel ..
    >
    > *sobs*
    >
    > ;)
    >
    >
    > On 24 March 2014 13:49, James Palmer
    > wrote:
    >> RE: Are You Challenging ?
    >> Reply by James Palmer
    >>
    >> Will there be beer? ;)
    >>
    >> Stop receiving emails on this subject.
    >>
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    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > Julian Lyndon-Smith
    > IT Director,
    > dot.r
    > http://www.dotr.com
    >
    > "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of
    > low price is forgotten"
    >
    > Follow dot.r on http://twitter.com/DotRlimited
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  • All of the above!

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  • I'll be there talking about OO Events... :)

  • I'll be having a few presentations there as well ... :-)

    Architect of the SmartComponent Library and WinKit

    Consultingwerk Ltd.

  • Boys, boys. You should know by now it's not the size of your presentations that matters, but what you do with them....

    On 26 Mar 2014 05:20, "Mike Fechner" <bounce-mikefechner@community.progress.com> wrote:
    Reply by Mike Fechner

    I'll be having a few presentations there as well ... :-)

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