lack of sleep, insanity and you rotten mongers

2001-01-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
i was just reading comp.unix.programmer and saw GREP and thought who's talking about me, this is all your fault! greg -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: Getting keys of mappe @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/;d hash?

2001-01-04 Thread Piers Cawley
Tony Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 11:16:06AM +, Piers Cawley wrote: How can I do this: my @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/; my %hash = map { $_ = 1 } @men; my @sort = sort keys %hash; print "We have @sort\n"; # foo bar baz without the %hash?

Re: Fwd: [orwant@oreilly.com: The state of TPJ]

2001-01-04 Thread Piers Cawley
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: More on the TPJ saga. [...] Hmm... I wonder when I'm going to get my long term subscription repaid. -- Piers

Re: JOB: At A Very Well-Known Company

2001-01-04 Thread Piers Cawley
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The skills are required for someone to look after the live data feeds: Strong Perl (including DBI). Strong UNIX. Reasonable SQL, with a knowledge of Oracle (or similar DBMS). Must know basics of HTML and XML. Must understand CGI and have a good/

RE: JOB: At A Very Well-Known Company

2001-01-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Piers Cawley Sent: 04 January 2001 09:37 [stuff about a job at Ft.com (oops! promised I'd keep the client's name a secret :) Thought that sounded familiar, they phoned me about it. But want references before they'll put me up for an interview and I'm damned if I'm going to give 'em

Re: lack of sleep, insanity and you rotten mongers

2001-01-04 Thread jduncan
grep is not in context :-) On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 10:05:10AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: i was just reading comp.unix.programmer and saw GREP and thought who's talking about me, this is all your fault! greg -- Greg McCarroll

Re: Getting keys of mappe @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/;d hash?

2001-01-04 Thread Shevek
On 4 Jan 2001, Piers Cawley wrote: Tony Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 11:16:06AM +, Piers Cawley wrote: How can I do this: my @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/; my %hash = map { $_ = 1 } @men; my @sort = sort keys %hash; print "We have

Re: Getting keys of mappe @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/;d hash?

2001-01-04 Thread Piers Cawley
Shevek [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 4 Jan 2001, Piers Cawley wrote: Tony Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 11:16:06AM +, Piers Cawley wrote: How can I do this: my @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/; my %hash = map { $_ = 1 } @men; my @sort

FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread David Hodgkinson
Anyone fancy dim sum shortly? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire

Re: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread Chris Heathcote
on 4/1/01 11:03 am, David Hodgkinson wrote: Anyone fancy dim sum shortly? What, when McDonalds are doing 2-for-1? ;) c. -- every day, computers are making people easier to use http://www.unorthodoxstyles.com

RE: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread Simon Batistoni
on 4/1/01 11:03 am, David Hodgkinson wrote: Anyone fancy dim sum shortly? What, when McDonalds are doing 2-for-1? ;) Barf. Yeah, but at the moment you get to barf *twice* each visit :)

Re: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread David Hodgkinson
dcross - David Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Are you all mad? Wendy's. Obviously. The best diner style burgers and fries I've ever had were in a Denny's of all places in Watertown NY. Plenty of dill pickles, coleslaw, bacon, relish. Yum. Back when I ate meat, of course. OK, Now I'm

Re: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 11:25:42AM +, David Hodgkinson typed: OK, Now I'm REALLY hungry. I'll be at the New World at one O'Clock. Are you going to set your machine's clock to the right time first? Roger

RE: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Simon Batistoni [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 January 2001 12:21 Are you all mad? Wendy's. Obviously. Dave... They're dead and gone. All their locations in London are now McD's. But this is terrible news. When did it happen? Actually it happened once before. There were loads

Books

2001-01-04 Thread David Hodgkinson
It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go into Foyle's. Yeah! The bonus was a second edition of Jon Bentley's "Programming Pearls". A classic.

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Struan Donald
* at 04/01 13:26 + David Hodgkinson said: It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go into Foyle's. Yeah! er, what's wrong with foyles if it's not a silly question? s -- Struan

RE: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread Matthew Freake
David Cross scribbled: Are you all mad? Wendy's. Obviously. Dave... They're dead and gone. All their locations in London are now McD's. But this is terrible news. When did it happen? Actually, while we're on the subject, does anyone know what happened to the few Taco

Re: FOOD

2001-01-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 02:54:23PM -, Matthew Freake typed: ...and thinking about it, didn't the Wendy's on Shaftesbury Avenue used to be a Taco Bell as well ? I don't think so; there was one on the other side of Haymarket, though, towards Leicester Square. R

Re: JOB: At A Very Well-Known Company

2001-01-04 Thread Redvers Davies
I'm going to give 'em free sales leads. Say Dave, can I name you as a referee? I am working through Aerotek too - you can use my name should you wish. Red

Re: tommorow nights meeting

2001-01-04 Thread Redvers Davies
also i started laying out the few mp3's i have and some of the schedule of the conference into a website tonight, so expect movement on that front rsn, Has anyone thought of putting the talks onto VCD? If I can get this VCD software to work that I just aquired (thanks again) i'm happy to try

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Piers Cawley
David Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * at 04/01 13:26 + David Hodgkinson said: It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Michael Stevens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 01:59:05PM +, David Hodgkinson wrote: er, what's wrong with foyles if it's not a silly question? Insane filing system Legendarily unhelpful staff It smells funny I spent several minutes once trying to

RE: Books

2001-01-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 January 2001 14:50 * at 04/01 13:26 + David Hodgkinson said: It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go into Foyle's. Yeah!

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 03:10:24PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: That was Sili of you On the plus side, They Have Lots Of Books, which makes up for almost all their faults.

Re: yapc footage / soundage

2001-01-04 Thread Redvers Davies
well, Nat's bringing a lot of miniDV tapes tonight, we are going to convert them into Quicktime and Real for streaming. what source format do you need to make VCDs with your thingy? From the homepage: create a MPEG-1 video stream with the dimensions 352x240 (NTSC) or 352x288 (PAL) and a

Re: JOB: At A Very Well-Known Company

2001-01-04 Thread Redvers Davies
They appear to have accepted Dave's ref. What are they like as an agency? And how are they IR35 wise? They are OK - you definatly feel that they are a large agency as opposed to a one man band which has both good and bad points. Their people do however have unlimited entertainment expense

Damian's webpage.

2001-01-04 Thread Dean S Wilson
Don't know how many of you have seen this: http://yetanother.org/damian/diary_January_2001.html#day_4 Made me chuckle. Dean -- Profanity is the one language all programmers understand. --- Anon

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Chris Benson
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 01:26:25PM +, David Hodgkinson wrote: It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go into Foyle's. Yeah! The bonus was a second edition of Jon Bentley's

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 01:59:05PM +, David Hodgkinson wrote: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: er, what's wrong with foyles if it's not a silly question? Insane filing system They (used to, at least) file their Science Fiction (and some other sections) by publisher rather

blibble

2001-01-04 Thread Michael Stevens
You know you're drunk when, faced with the problem of getting through an underground ticket gate, you get out your house keys and start fiddling with them looking for the right one. Michael

Re: Technical Meeting

2001-01-04 Thread alex
On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Dave Cross wrote: It was pointed out this evening that I hadn't send out a reminder for the technical meeting which is in two weeks time (Jan 18th). We'll be holding it at State 51 and I'm hoping that Alex or Jo will post detailed directions. walk out of the bagel shop,

Re: blibble

2001-01-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 12:01:49AM +, Michael Stevens typed: You know you're drunk when, faced with the problem of getting through an underground ticket gate, you get out your house keys and start fiddling with them looking for the right one. Or when, faced with the problem of

Re: blibble

2001-01-04 Thread Chris Butler
On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 12:01:49AM +, Michael Stevens wrote: You know you're drunk when, faced with the problem of getting through an underground ticket gate, you get out your house keys and start fiddling with them looking for the right one. Hmm... I was /going/ to come up to Holborn, I

Re: Damian's Visit

2001-01-04 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 07:14:17AM +, Dave Cross wrote: As you'll have seen from his web site http://www.yetanother.org/damian/, Damian will be in London on 25th and 26th Feb. I've exchanged emails with him and here are a few more details. Out of curiosity, did you first hear about it

Re: Damian's Visit

2001-01-04 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 02:26:45AM -0500, David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 07:14:17AM +, Dave Cross wrote: As you'll have seen from his web site http://www.yetanother.org/damian/, Damian will be in London on 25th and 26th Feb. I've exchanged emails with