I'm in the embarrassing position of passing the hat.
I found out a week or two ago that my proposed talk at Ruby Conf had
Unfortunately, my latest sub-contracting gig just got suspended once
again due to the budget constraints of the customer, which is making
it a bit tough to finance the trip.
I started a pledgie campaign to 'pass the hat' yesterday, and have
gotten support from the Ruby community, but I still need more help,
hence this posting to the rails list.
I'm hoping that some of the folks I've helped here over the years
might be willing to contribute. I'll recognize any contributors in my
talk, unless they choose anonymity.
And if anyone has a (preferably long-term) job opportunity for a very
experienced OO Programmer and Rubyist, I wouldn't mind hearing from