Re: Technical Meeting Venues

2001-01-30 Thread Simon Wistow
Matthew Jones wrote: So how do That.pm feel about some northern tyke scuttling down to join you for the odd beer and tech meeting on a sort of semi-regular basis? For the love of God NO! Every time you're down in This I end up the next morning feeling fragile wearing nothing but a traffic

.emacs

2001-01-30 Thread Adam Worrall
"MF" == Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: MF 2) Got any nice bits of your .emacs file to share? My only foray into elisp was this chunk: / Start / ;; This revert function does not prompt. ;; Use a `permenant-local' buffer local variable to allow the function ;; to be switched

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: OK Groovers, The DNS has been set up so now london.pm.org is penderel.state51.co.uk as outlined below. The only problem with this is that the http server doesnt appear to be running at the moment and there is no-one alive on #london.pm who has a

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 09:45:09 + (GMT), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: OK Groovers, The DNS has been set up so now london.pm.org is penderel.state51.co.uk as outlined below. The only problem with this is that the http server

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 09:57:56 + (GMT), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 09:45:09 + (GMT), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: OK Groovers, The DNS has

Re: .emacs

2001-01-30 Thread Michael Stevens
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:53:00PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: I like my .emacs file. It sets nice fonts and colours, and sets the editing mode and wrapping mode of choice ;-) I'm sure it can do more... 1) Where do I find handy things to put into my .emacs file on the web? 2) Got any

Re: .emacs

2001-01-30 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:55:58AM +, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 08:13:11PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Robin said: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:53:00PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: 2) Got any nice bits of your .emacs file to share? Hmm, well this:

Re: .emacs

2001-01-30 Thread Richard Clamp
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:55:58AM +, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 08:13:11PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Robin said: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:53:00PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: 2) Got any nice bits of your .emacs file to share? Hmm, well this:

Re: Fwd: [mengerin@deja.com: [?] Template Toolkit]

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Leon Brocard wrote: Dave Cross sent the following bits through the ether: I got the following email in response to my TT2 article. I know nothing about EmbPerl so I can't really answer these points. Does anyone who has

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:23:38AM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: OK Groovers, The DNS has been set up so now london.pm.org is penderel.state51.co.uk as outlined below. Does anyone have any feelings to delegating the DNS to servers under our own control at some juncture ? /me volunteers.

Re: .emacs

2001-01-30 Thread Michael Stevens
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:53:00PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: I like my .emacs file. It sets nice fonts and colours, and sets the editing mode and wrapping mode of choice ;-) I'm sure it can do more... 1) Where do I find handy things to put into my .emacs file on the web? 2) Got any nice

Re: TT vs EmbPerl (was Re: Fwd: [mengerin@deja.com: [?] Template Toolkit])

2001-01-30 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 10:33:30AM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On 30 Jan 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Add to that, generating mails to Nominet and Network (ack!) Solutions, Which is exactly what I was using it for yesterday :) Well except not Netowrk Solutions as we are using another

Re: Damian's Latest

2001-01-30 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 05:23:41AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Damian's latest diary entry talks about the work he's been doing on a module called Regex::Common. I'm still waiting for him to do Parse::Perl. Goddamnit, I *need* that module! -- David Cantrell | [EMAIL PROTECTED] |

Re: Damian's Latest

2001-01-30 Thread Richard Clamp
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 05:23:41AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: It's the usual Damian brain-stretching stuff - and this time he manages to find a good use for the $; variable which is _so_ deprecated that I can't even find it mentioned in the latest Camel. From p674 quote Although we haven't

Re: Meeting Reminder

2001-01-30 Thread Simon Wistow
Greg McCarroll wrote: The Anchor, near London Bridge, 8/1/2001, starting 6.30 ish ;-) (ask me for directions if you dont' know it) Top pub. Although I'm partial to Davy's Pot House under the bridge as well. Conveniently close to Cynthia's Cyberbar. Simon [who decided to give up drinking

london.pm.org seems to be working

2001-01-30 Thread jo walsh
for at least some values of working todo - 1/ get mailman properly configured 2/ set up sudo for web stuff 3/ profit! jo

RE: Damian's Latest

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Actually, it's Regexp::Common in case you were looking for it on CPAN. [vast regex snipped] U.. shouldn't one do this stuff with Lingua::Stem really?

Re: Bad Perl

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 11:11:36 +, Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Saw this in a bookshop on Saturday (Borders?) and I've been meaning to send it to you lot. There's this book - "Perl and CGI for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide" by Elizabeth Castro (online at

Re: Meeting Reminder

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Simon Wistow wrote: Simon [who decided to give up drinking for Feburary and is now regretting it ...] voice type="Mr T"Crazy fool/voice /J\ -- Jonathan Stowe | http://www.gellyfish.com | I'm with Grep on this one

RE: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Mike . Davis
Title: RE: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd) -Original Message- From: Roger Burton West [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 10:27 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd) On or about Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at

.emacs

2001-01-30 Thread brianr
Mark Fowler writes: I like my .emacs file. It sets nice fonts and colours, and sets the editing mode and wrapping mode of choice ;-) I'm sure it can do more... 1) Where do I find handy things to put into my .emacs file on the web? 2) Got any nice bits of your .emacs file to

Re: Bad Perl

2001-01-30 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, you wrote: Saw this in a bookshop on Saturday (Borders?) and I've been meaning to send it to you lot. There's this book - "Perl and CGI for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide" by Elizabeth Castro (online at http://beta.peachpit.com/vqs/perlcgi/) which I saw so

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Philip Newton
Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:23:38AM +, Jonathan Stowe typed: Does anyone have any feelings to delegating the DNS to servers under our own control at some juncture ? I'll be happy to provide secondary - box is in Mailbox's Fulham location. See

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 02:11:41PM +0100, Philip Newton typed: Granitecanyon? The boxes that are chronically down? Which resulted in me getting mail from the domain registry telling me to get a working nameserver up with thein week or they might yank the domain? Where noone seems to

CGI.pm Question

2001-01-30 Thread Andy Williams
Hi, I know how to redirect using the GET method print $q-redirect("$url?$query_string"); but how do I do it for POST? TIA Andy "This sounds like a twelve-change-of-underwear trip."

Re: CGI.pm Question

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Andy Williams wrote: Hi, I know how to redirect using the GET method print $q-redirect("$url?$query_string"); but how do I do it for POST? You can't properly - I think there is a rant on : http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/www/ about this matter but I

Re: Bad Perl

2001-01-30 Thread Elaine -HFB- Ashton
Simon Wistow [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] quoth: * *It's terrible. Look at this particular gem of code entitled "Modifying *all the members of an array" There is a second edition in the works right now so I would encourage you to make its flaws known though I think this is a peachpit press book, not AW

Re: CGI.pm Question

2001-01-30 Thread Andy Williams
You can't properly - I think there is a rant on : http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/www/ about this matter but I dont have the time to check the whole lot. The best way to achieve the effect is to use LWP to submit the request and then display the resulting output. This might

Migrating from 5.005 to 5.6

2001-01-30 Thread Tony Bowden
So, we've a pretty large system running on 5.005_03. We want to move to 5.6. We've been running several development machines on 5.6 without any noticeable problems, but it's impoosible to test by hand every possible script etc that could be run. Are there any known gotchas that we should be

Re: Migrating from 5.005 to 5.6

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Tony Bowden wrote: So, we've a pretty large system running on 5.005_03. We want to move to 5.6. We've been running several development machines on 5.6 without any noticeable problems, but it's impoosible to test by hand every possible script etc that could be run. Are

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

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 11:32:49 -0500, "David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 07:59:29AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 11:03:19PM +, Dave Cross wrote: It's starting to sound like I@m the

Re: london.pm.org seems to be working

2001-01-30 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:57:58AM +, jo walsh wrote: for at least some values of working todo - 1/ get mailman properly configured 2/ set up sudo for web stuff 3/ profit! So *that's* what phase 2 is!!! dha o/~underwear gnomes, underwear gnomes...o/~ -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL

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

2001-01-30 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 11:41:20AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: At Tue, 30 Jan 2001 11:32:49 -0500, "David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mr. "here! take books from me!" (as far as publishers are concerned, anyway...) Me too, generally. This seems to be the exception. "Well, *he*

London Community News 30/01/00

2001-01-30 Thread Dean S Wilson
Welcome to the first post of the London Community News. The LCN is a fortnightly (Or so) e-mail that contains a brief summary of the London based open source community groups and their activities for the month ahead and any major open-source events. If you have any suggestions for the mail or

Re: London Community News 30/01/00

2001-01-30 Thread Greg McCarroll
LCN much kudos to Dean for this , it is a fucking wonderful idea -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

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

2001-01-30 Thread DJ Adams
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 09:15:31PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: Yes. I've actually got a copy of this fine book lying in my bedroom right now. An actual book! Hardcopy! Not on the screen! Let's buy Dave a drink or two ;-) Yay - got mine too. Three cheers for Dave! Well done that man. dj

Re: Meeting Reminder

2001-01-30 Thread Leon Brocard
Simon Wistow sent the following bits through the ether: Conveniently close to Cynthia's Cyberbar. No, please god, no! Can't we just try and forget this excuse for a bar?[1] Leon [1] Which may be handy in the "I need a weird bar which is bound to be empty, and, oh, by the way, how about a