[Israel.pm] Perl PR in Israel [was Booking.com in Hebrew ]

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Wed Dec 30 06:46:57 PST 2009


On Wednesday 30 Dec 2009 14:37:55 Gabor Szabo wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Roey Almog (Infoneto Ltd)
> 
> <almog at infoneto.co.il> wrote:
> > Gabor Hi,
> 
> sorry for taking such a long time to answer but only now I have
> something to say.
> 
> > I found it hard to explain why Perl -
> >
> > The truth - we do not use PR in Israel (In the world I see that things
> > started to change)
> >
> > We do not create buzz
> >
> > What we need is much more then booking.com
> 
> I have been trying to get some reaction from the people on the list but
> I don't seem to be able to generate much enthusiasm.
> What do you suggest?
> 

I don't know, many people here have become inactive.

> > Have a look at perl.org.il - "On Sunday, 27 July 2008 (at 18:30),
> > there will be a meeting of OSDClub Tel Aviv." - 2008 ????? wow no one
> > use Perl ins Israel last meeting was in 2008
> 
> After a long period of time that I was afraid of the move today I finally
> took a deep breath and moved the perl.org.il website to the new server
> uniting again
> the location of the web server and the SVN server. This means we can
> start to update
> the site again.  

Excellent! Many thanks. <hug /> I'll tend to some stuff too. (I still have the 
svn commit bit, right?)

> The DNS update might take a few hours - but once it
> is done if you
> visit http://perl.org.il/  you will already see a new entry on the main
>  page.

I can see it now.

> 
> We will need to clean up the cruft on the website. Your suggestions
> and help would be
> much appreciated.

We need to put information on how to contribute there. 

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

> 
> > I think that I and anyone else here is to blame - we do not spend time
> > doing what is needed to sell Perl to the Israeli market we let .NET to
> > rule supreme (and for many cases for the wrong reasons,  sometimes let
> > admit it it is better suited).
> >
> > Maybe we need to create something like the Israel Perl Foundation find
> > some sponsors and start
> > updating things on regular basis -
> >
> >
> > 1. Perl.org.il - new updated design and content
> > 2. Free workshops for beginners to show the potential - I did in my
> > company for new programmers used to Java & C# and the where left with
> > mouth opened when they so that Perl is so easy.
> > 3. PR - lot of PR - CTO's IT managers, R&D ,managers must see we exists
> 
> Which company would you sponsor such activity and why?
> 
> > Now all this cannot be done by volunteers - we need funding
> 
> Why do you think so and how much funding do you think we need?
> What things would you like to do that costs money?
> 
> > I wrote this as I think without thinking to much ( :- )  ) so feel
> > free changing and adding but something should be done !
> 
> No problem, I hope you had some time to think about this since then
> and have further ideas.
> 
> Gabor
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