RE: downloady filenames

2001-06-12 Thread Robert Thompson
From: Robin Szemeti [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 12 June 2001 03:14 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: downloady filenames ISTR somebody explaing the magic incantations you could put after Content-type: text/some-funny-application in order for the browser to try and save it as

RE: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Robert Thompson
From: Chris Benson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Why, when the sun is shining (almost) and there is a popular (?) govt. do I feel like I did in early/mid 70's: like the end of the world was nigh? Hmm, not sure... but is the feeling helped buy having someone in the White House who has no real

RE: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Robert Thompson
From: Paul Makepeace [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] PS -- that is one truly obnoxiously big sig. I apologise profusely for my employers lawyers need to avoid any form of litigation due to something that I may or may not say to the right or wrong person while sending an email which may or may not

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Philip Newton
This in the Opera (browser) Newsletter I received yesterday: * Opera challenges UK govt to support standards * The British government's prestigious gateway

Obnoxious sigs (was Re: www.gateway.gov.uk)

2001-06-12 Thread Philip Newton
Robert Thompson wrote: I apologise profusely Sorry, you'll have to give me a hardcopy version of that before I'll believe you: E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or

RE: downloady filenames

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Robert Thompson wrote: From: Robin Szemeti [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 12 June 2001 03:14 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: downloady filenames ISTR somebody explaing the magic incantations you could put after Content-type: text/some-funny-application

Re: downloady filenames

2001-06-12 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 09:10:32AM +0100, Robin Szemeti typed: someone somewhere a few weeks ago posted something about an extra line you could put not dissimilar to 'Apparent-filename: something.xyz' .. its not so much a mime types thing but a browser thing .. Content-Disposition. R

RE: downloady filenames

2001-06-12 Thread Jon Galliers
This seemed to work. print Content-type:application/whatever\n.Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$file\n\n Thanks Jon * Jon Galliers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Programmer Perl/C++/MySQL/DB2/Java Design Net http://www.design.net.uk

Re: Obnoxious sigs (was Re: www.gateway.gov.uk)

2001-06-12 Thread Paul Makepeace
Isn't there some cough/ perl module that might allow us to rig a sig-stripper to be installed at dircon? Where sig = any trailer that has more than four un-para'ed lines. Or give these people a damn shell account. Or SOMETHING. (Actually I don't really care I just got carried away with the

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/06 21:38 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Mon, 11 Jun 2001, Chris Benson wrote: Didn't ukonline.co.uk complain about trademark infringement a while back? Is gateway.gov.uk the result? and is there any possible trademark confusion with this address? ring ring 'hello .. is

Re: Persistent Perl

2001-06-12 Thread Leon Brocard
Dominic Mitchell sent the following bits through the ether: I think the python scheme of creating a bytecode file on the first run is better, but I'm not sure how amenable perl's code tree is to being flattened and restored (this may be why we haven't seen a perl-java compiler). ByteCache -

Re: Persistent Perl

2001-06-12 Thread Simon Wistow
Dominic Mitchell wrote: And you'd have to make the daemon threaded, or end up running multiple pre-forking daemons to do the job. At which point, you're only saving the fork time and the parse time, which depending on how much effort it is to complete the above, may not be much of a saving

Re: Persistent Perl

2001-06-12 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:31:44AM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Dominic Mitchell wrote: And you'd have to make the daemon threaded, or end up running multiple pre-forking daemons to do the job. At which point, you're only saving the fork time and the parse time, which depending on how

YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Cross David - dcross
I see that registration for YAPC::Europe has opened. http://www.yapc.org/Europe/registration.html They've also accepted both my Perl for the People and Creating Data Output Files Using the Template Toolkit talks :) Dave... -- The information contained in this communication is

yapc::europe registration now open!

2001-06-12 Thread jns
European Yet Another Perl Conference YAPC::Europe-2.0.01 http://www.yapc.org/Europe/ Thursday-Saturday, August 2-4, 2001 at the Hogeschool Holland, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Yet

Test of sorts

2001-06-12 Thread Jonathan Stowe
Since I've changed my mail setup I've had a bit of a problem with resending the bounced mails - hopefully this will prove that I fixed it :) You shouldnt be seeing any spurious [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: headers in this ... /J\ -- Jonathan Stowe Analyst/Programmer Netscalibur UK Tel: 0870 887

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Peter Haworth
On Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:14:41 +0100, Dave Cross wrote: On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 03:34:28PM +0100, Peter Haworth ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Can someone please remind me about the technical meeting on the 21st? Now that it looks like I might be in London at the time, I find I've deleted all

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If this is because you don't have somewhere to stay on the Thursday night, I'm sure we can collectively find a way around that. If you bring your passport, we'll even let you south of the river and my sofa is very comfortable and has a well-stocked

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:28:14PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If this is because you don't have somewhere to stay on the Thursday night, I'm sure we can collectively find a way around that. If you bring your passport, we'll even let you south

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:28:14PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If this is because you don't have somewhere to stay on the Thursday night, I'm sure we can collectively find a way around that. If you bring your passport, we'll even let you south

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Nicholas Clark
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:40:44PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:28:14PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If this is because you don't have somewhere to stay on the Thursday night, I'm sure we can collectively find a way

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:28:14PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: It's a TRAP! You been playing wy too much nethack recently. That was a tough level with comfy sofa and the drinks cabinet. -- Dave Hodgkinson,

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread Peter Haworth
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 16:26:08 +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:10:01PM +0100, Peter Haworth wrote: On Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:14:41 +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Well, er..., there will be a meeting on the 21st. I spoke to Alex last night and he said we could hold it at

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-12 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 05:18:43PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:28:14PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: It's a TRAP! You been playing wy too much nethack recently. That was a tough level with comfy sofa and

Re: YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:57:51AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: I see that registration for YAPC::Europe has opened. http://www.yapc.org/Europe/registration.html They've also accepted both my Perl for the People and Creating Data Output Files Using the Template Toolkit talks :)

Re: YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Richard Clamp
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 07:41:48PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: So who's registered then? ;-) I have, now to write[0] the talks. [0] always with the writing! -- Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Chris Benson
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:15:36AM +0100, Robert Thompson wrote: From: Chris Benson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Why, when the sun is shining (almost) and there is a popular (?) govt. do I feel like I did in early/mid 70's: like the end of the world was nigh? Hmm, not sure... but is

RE: downloady filenames

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Jon Galliers wrote: This seemed to work. print Content-type:application/whatever\n.Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$file\n\n yadda! .. thats the cookie! .. a thousand thanks ;) right I can stop my cvs files coming up as .'something.pl' now ... ta muchly.

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:55:38PM +0100, Chris Benson wrote: Oh yes, I vaguely thought on reading about the floods in The South that maybe this was supposed to be a message like Repent your sins or I wash you off the face of the Earth. I think it's more along the lines of the Creator(s)

Re: YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Piers Cawley
Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 07:41:48PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: So who's registered then? ;-) I have, now to write[0] the talks. I got lucky. They didn't want the Perl Proverbs talk (which I'd have to write), but they did want 12 step (which I busk).

Re: Persistent Perl

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Simon Wistow wrote: Somebody tell me why this is a stupid idea because I can't think of any obvious reason but if there wasn't then I'm sure sombody would have already done it [0] ... Similar principle to mod_perl, a perl script is run but instead of a normal

Re: Persistent Perl

2001-06-12 Thread Richard Clamp
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 09:54:01PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: is this anything like wot FastCGI does .. or is that summat different? Since 'this' is a bit muddy I couldn't say, though I do know that FastCGI works as a constantly running coprocess, so maybe -- Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Chris Benson
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 01:24:01PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:55:38PM +0100, Chris Benson wrote: Oh yes, I vaguely thought on reading about the floods in The South that maybe this was supposed to be a message like Repent your sins or I wash you off the face of

Re: YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Redvers Davies
I got lucky. They didn't want the Perl Proverbs talk (which I'd have to write), but they did want 12 step (which I busk). Result. Busk... What a wonderful turn of phrase ;)

Re: Default library paths

2001-06-12 Thread Redvers Davies
There's a couple of reasonable hex editors out there, but I usually just tend to use M-x hexl-find-file in emacs. If you're a vim user, see xxd(1). or bvi (Binary vi)

Re: Where's my bloody gun?

2001-06-12 Thread Elaine -HFB- Ashton
Robin Szemeti [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] quoth: * * What IS the mentality of idiots who attack community sites * like this? * *maybe it was just a script kiddie .. maybe it was a worm. It wasn't anything quite so dignified. I had reinstalled the Catalog module last month after a failed attempt to

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Chris Benson wrote: I know a state-of-emergency (or whatever) has been called to right it has, as I understand it this means now that you are supposed to drive a 5.3L V8 rather than the 7.1L V8 unless absolutlely necessary ... oops .. read 358cubic inch and 427ci ... these

Re: Where's my bloody gun?

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Elaine -HFB- Ashton wrote: And, as far as the idiots go, I doubt there are any fewer today then there were yesterday. well .. my theory is: they say 'theres one born every minute'.. but sometimes, due to oversight, there isn't one born for a whole hour or so, so they

FreeBSD v Linux

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
It has occured to me over the last year that several people have proclaimed FreeBSD to be superior to Linux and vice versa. During these debates no one has been able to give me convincing argument why one may be better than the other ... Today, someone sent me this link, which I believe makes a

Re: Where's my bloody gun?

2001-06-12 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Elaine -HFB- Ashton wrote: And, as far as the idiots go, I doubt there are any fewer today then there were yesterday. well .. my theory is: they say 'theres one born every minute'.. but sometimes, due to oversight, there

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Mike Jarvis
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, 2:55:38 PM, Chris Benson wrote: CB On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:15:36AM +0100, Robert Thompson wrote: From: Chris Benson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Why, when the sun is shining (almost) and there is a popular (?) govt. do I feel like I did in early/mid 70's: like

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:10:28PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Missed Texas by 500 miles? I think not. I was in Houston. Worst place on earth. I most definatly did NOT miss Texas. Houston rocks, although if I moved back it would be to Austin. Houston's humidity (the airborne type, as opposed

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Dave Cross
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:55:17PM -0500, Mike Jarvis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Larry speaks in a bit over 9 hours. Yippee! Actually - he doesn't :) http://use.perl.org/article.pl?sid=01/06/12/2255236 Dave... -- Drugs are just bad m'kay

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Chris Benson
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:10:28PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Tuesday, June 12, 2001, 2:55:38 PM, Chris Benson wrote: CB I wash you off the face of the Earth. If so it missed Washington DC CB by about a 1,000 miles and Texas by 500. It probably missed GWB by a CB couple of light years.