Technical Meeting Venues

2001-01-25 Thread Dave Cross
I'm still looking for suggestions for venues for the next two technical meetings (Feb 22 26). How do people feel about going back to State51? Does someone want to contact the ICA? Any other suggestions? Dave...

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Roger Horne
On Wed 24 Jan, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) But I must ! You are only the second person I have heard of who has used it... In November I was asked by a Judge to convert a court guide written in Word into HTML. Only real problem was the index which was good,

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread Michael Stevens
On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20 but when I try and download these, the %20 appears in the Netscape file save as box instead of spaces. Dreamweaver is by far the best GUI html

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/01 10:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20 but when I try and download these, the %20 appears in the Netscape file save as box instead of

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Simon_Wilcox
Roger Horne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed 24 Jan, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) But I must ! You are only the second person I have heard of who has used it... [snip] Am I right in thinking that what CS said made as much sense as "We don't need a

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:09:15AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Pretty much ! Having started the web site project here without much knowledge of developing websites (having mostly been doing corporate network support before that) I allowed the designer to choose the tools. I chose

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:05:49AM +, Struan Donald wrote: * at 25/01 10:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20 but when I try and download these,

Re: perl code from cron

2001-01-25 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Robert Shiels wrote: Hi, Stupid question, but a code snppet got posted to NY-PM last night, and I wanted to play with it. The problem I have is not understanding how to add this function (rcsw) to get it to run from cron, or indeed, to run. I've put the code in my

RE: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Matthews Simon
As someone who's been using templates and perl to do web sites since January 96 I can see both sides of the argument. We (perl people) are all much happier with the idea of building pages from bits it appeals to our laziness. There are however end users to consider. Much as I have tried I

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 01:32:46PM -, Matthews Simon wrote: As someone who's been using templates and perl to do web sites since January 96 I can see both sides of the argument. We (perl people) are all much happier with the idea of building pages from bits it appeals to our laziness.

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 01:43:47PM -, Mark Kitching wrote: I would actually be interested to hear from someone on the Dreamweaver side of this argument... Anyone? Michael I'd love to but the last time I spoke about Dreamweaver with Dave Cross around it turned into a LOOONG lunchtime.

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Leon Brocard
Matthews Simon sent the following bits through the ether: Our solution to this has been to write some perl code to convert Word documents (marketers tool of choice) into Template::Toolkit templates that we use internally. IIRC, you had patched wvware to output XML. Has this patch made it

dj gets a mention

2001-01-25 Thread Greg McCarroll
http://www.byte.com/column/BYT20010111S0004 -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/01 15:56 - Robert Shiels said: Subject: RE: Dream weaver Just got sent this: DREAMWEAVER 3.0- Training Dates Now Available! == With Dreamweaver being adopted by up to 90% of development companies worldwide, Focus Group are now

Re: JOB: desperately seeking symbian

2001-01-25 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Steve Mynott ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: you dont want this job, you'd have to sit near me ;-) The upside of this is that you are likely to get the occasional chocolate bar thrown in your direction! i only buy chocolate for good little

Re: word processors

2001-01-25 Thread Redvers Davies
I generally find myself writing outlines on paper or in textpad and then finishing in MSWord, since that's how everyone wants the final product. I refuse to provide documentation in Word as its prone to editing by others. For me, Lyx - Latex - PDF. PGP sign and deliver.

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Mark Fowler
DREAMWEAVER 3.0- Training Dates Now Available! == With Dreamweaver being adopted by up to 90% of development companies worldwide, Focus Group are now providing cost effective, scheduled and company specific Dreamweaver training, offering

Re: odd -w effect

2001-01-25 Thread Redvers Davies
to delete the URL in a browser window and then paste. Being able to click it and then hit ^V is *much* nicer (in Windows) than this manual delete time wastage. If you run enlightment as a windowmanager you can use the URL epplet. You simply highlight the URL (or a lump of text which contains

Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Dave Cross
From the discussion on IRC, it seems that Leon's summary mail has opened a bit of a can of worms. There are a number of people who don't like the idea of a publically advertised archive of this mailing list. It seems that mail-archive.com have been archiving our list for some time and anyone who

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 08:20:28PM +, Dave Cross wrote: From the discussion on IRC, it seems that Leon's summary mail has opened a bit of a can of worms. There are a number of people who don't like the idea of a publically advertised archive of this mailing list. For the record, I don't

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Robin Houston
Well, this discussion has been beaten to death on IRC, so I feel like I'm repeating myself here. But for the public record: ;-) - This is a public list. Anyone can subscribe using an advertised address. - We're not plotting to bring down the government. - "Information wants to be free." Old

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Leon Brocard
Robin Houston sent the following bits through the ether: - This is a public list. Anyone can subscribe using an advertised address. This is the key point. It is a public list. If you don't like the idea that your potential employers or employees could read everything you write then: o

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Houston ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 09:14:08PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: o grow up Hey! No need to get defensive till you lose the vote :-) i vote for no vote, keep things as they are if people object to their views being public, don't post them in what

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:24:44PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: [1] you++ to anyone who gets the joke apart from stevem This is clearly a red ha^Herring. Ignore. Besides, policy type="groucho marx" / Paul

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Kieran Barry
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Leon Brocard wrote: Robin Houston sent the following bits through the ether: - This is a public list. Anyone can subscribe using an advertised address. This is the key point. It is a public list. If you don't like the idea that your potential employers or

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:24:44PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Robin Houston ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 09:14:08PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: o grow up Hey! No need to get defensive till you lose the vote :-) i vote for no vote, keep things as they

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I must admit I don;t particularly like the idea of someone else holding this info though .. I mean .. its like 'ours' innit .. but i have no i'm sure you could do something in your sig, along the lines of this email is copyright of robin szemeti ,

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Greg McCarroll
* James Powell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: To make it harder for google to find you - change your name Prince style. good idea! - greg of wales -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, you wrote: * Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I must admit I don;t particularly like the idea of someone else holding this info though .. I mean .. its like 'ours' innit .. but i have no i'm sure you could do something in your sig, along the lines of

Fwd: [uri@sysarch.com: free copy of data munging with perl]

2001-01-25 Thread Dave Cross
I'd be failing in my duty as group leader if I didn't pass on this announcement from the Perl Mongers Group Leaders mailing list :) Dave... - Forwarded message from Uri Guttman [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 15:25:55 -0500 From: Uri Guttman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL

Re: Sun's Perl was Re: Application servers and e-commerce platforms

2001-01-25 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: (Sadly I no longer have shell access to any four-processor Sun machines to confirm this.) Which reminds me. How in gods name do Sun get away with charging so much for stuff? We've erm, "acquired" an enterprise 420. this box has 2 CPUs, 4G or RAM and