Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Richard Clamp wrote: On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 05:07:31PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: So, no http://london.pm/ right now :-( But maybe in the future![1] Deja-Vu. We (being other people on the list, and not actually me) tried this about 2 years ago, with almost

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Paul Mison
On 22/02/2001 at 16:24 +, Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents anyone from having third level domains with only two characters :( But organisations as diverse as the British Library, Parliament, the

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Paul Makepeace ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: "Leon Brocard" [EMAIL PROTECTED] On a... related... topic: http://paris.mongueurs.net/ "Il y a davantage que l'one-way pour le faire" Has anyone yet called French a glue language for English? If anyone does, take a video camera and post

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 22/02/2001 at 16:24 +, Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents anyone from having third level domains with only two characters :( But organisations as

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:15:27AM +, Michael Stevens wrote: On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:06:07AM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 22/02/2001 at 16:24 +, Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
Jonathan Stowe wrote: I still have a bunch of e-mails from the guy who runs the islands ISP ... SPMcable? I actually think that it was worse than that - people had been using the .pm TLD and then AFNIC got a little eggy about it and stopped them. Which probably explains the number of IP

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dave Hodgkinson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 22/02/2001 at 16:24 +, Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents anyone from having third level domains

linux kernel

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
You know Linux is becoming far to good when you learn about new architectures by looking at the kernel source. There i was innocently getting ready to do a 2.4.2 build this morn when i happened to glance in arch/ and found cris, wtf is cris i thought to myself it turns out i already new

Re: linux kernel

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: There i was innocently getting ready to do a 2.4.2 build this morn when i happened to glance in arch/ and found cris, wtf is cris i thought to myself it turns out i already new about the systems (etrax from axis) but still its a shock to see something in arch you don't

Re: linux kernel

2001-02-23 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:40:08AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: [gem@scully linux-2.3.37]$ ls arch/ alpha arm i386 m68k mips ppc sh sparc sparc64 You know that shell coders have gone too far when they have their own kernel architecture. -Dom

Re: linux kernel

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dominic Mitchell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:40:08AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: [gem@scully linux-2.3.37]$ ls arch/ alpha arm i386 m68k mips ppc sh sparc sparc64 You know that shell coders have gone too far when they have their own kernel

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, you wrote: Has anyone yet called French a glue language for English? ahh ... but what it boils down to is you are indulging in a little horse play at the expense of our Gallic freinds. it is amusing to make thes little remarks on the hoof is it not? .. -- Robin

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:18:02 +, Amias Channer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello All , I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ? I couldn't see one on the page . The Bath

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
Hello All , I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ? I couldn't see one on the page . Toodle-pip Amias London.pm FAQ Question: Why? Answer: Because Dave Told Us To Question:

Re: The Last Post.....

2001-02-23 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, you wrote: It might be a while before I get down to London for more meetings, much to my annoyance as I was looking forward to meeting Damian Conway again, i am driving down on Monday afternoon, to do the Conway ting and returning late that night ... if you wanna lift

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:18:02 +, Amias Channer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello All , I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ?

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:18:02AM +, Amias Channer wrote: I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ? I couldn't see one on the page . All your questions will be answered at

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Amias Channer
I'd go for willow , it's a hippy thing . Toodle-pip Amias The Bath - London exodus continues :) Hello Amias, welcome to London. The only frequently asked questions on this list are "Is Buffy sexier than Willow?" (answer "of course not, don't be so bloody stupid!", "can I have a pony?"

Re[2]: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Mike Jarvis
Friday, February 23, 2001, 12:40:19 PM, grep wrote: Just the FAQs Q: What is the best way to protect and add value to domestic felines? A: Gold plate -- mike

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread pmh
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 09:54:50 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross wrote: Unfortunately, as it's a very primitive webmail (written by me) it doesn't store the outgoing mails, so I can't see what I'm doing wrong. Why call it "ms-webmail"? Makes it sound like MicroSoft wrote it. Also, you're just copying

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:50:44AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also, you're just copying the References: header from the message you're replying to, when you should be appending its Message-id: too. If you're not going to do that, then at least stick an In-reply-to: header in, so threading

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:52:52AM +, Michael Stevens wrote: On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:30:13AM +, David Cantrell wrote: All your questions will be answered at http://dave.told.us.to Someone seems to have mis-spelled "TVR" as "beer". Ye gods! The webmaster has been taken out and

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Feb 11:50:37 2001 +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 09:54:50 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross wrote: Unfortunately, as it's a very primitive webmail (written by me) it doesn't store the outgoing mails, so I can't see what I'm doing wrong. Why call it "ms-webmail"?

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Amias Channer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I'd go for willow , it's a hippy thing . can't i even persuade your vote away from the cult of willow for any of the following Cordelia Dru Darla Evil Vampire Willow The teacher who turned out to be a praying

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:55:50 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Amias Channer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I'd go for willow , it's a hippy thing . can't i even persuade your vote away from the cult of willow for any of the following Cordelia Airhead

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread jduncan
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 02:08:25PM +, Struan Donald wrote: * at 23/02 15:08 +0100 Philip Newton said: Michael Stevens wrote: Question: 8uffy or willow? Answer: a controversial issue on which no consensus has yet been reached. That's because some people just won't see the

RE: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, you wrote: From: Robin Szemeti [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Has anyone yet called French a glue language for English? ahh ... but what it boils down to is you are indulging in a little horse play at the expense of our Gallic freinds. it is amusing to make thes

Re: Class::DBI + job posting

2001-02-23 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, you wrote: sorry for the waste of time - i'll get back to my discussion about changing richard's sierra into a lean mean robot killing machine of course in my 'other' persona I've already been there and done (or at least was involved in) that ... the major problems are

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:55:50 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cordelia Airhead Arrogant, too. IMO. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: And how come you left off your list the two women that might just sway my vote away from Willow - Anya and Jenny Calendar. because i havent completed my training as a fully fledged fanboy and hence cannot write complete lists at a drop of a hat ;-)

RE: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Matthew Jones
Cordelia Airhead Arrogant, too. IMO. Being a 8uffy refusenik, I'm a little confused by this conversation. Do you think there might be any websites about 8uffy of Sarah Michelle Gellar out there that I can trawl for info? I know it's a long shot. Hem. :) -- matt jones 'You

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:55:50 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cordelia Airhead Arrogant, too. IMO. have you folks never seen Angel? -- Greg McCarroll

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 15:31:25 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:55:50 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cordelia Airhead Arrogant, too. IMO. have

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Amias Channer wrote: Hello All , I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , voice type="mr T"Crazeee Fool/voice so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ? I couldn't

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread pmh
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:53:24 +, Dominic Mitchell wrote: JWZ has a good discussion on threading algorithms: http://www.jwz.org/doc/threading.html Thanks very much. From a quick skim, that looks somewhat similar to the scheme I've come up with through trial and error. However, I

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 15:28:28 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [ FAQs and (even better) answers ] /me applauds heartily (oooh, someone could collect these and put them on the web page) OK. If anyone else wants to add stuff to the list, I'll edit them together and put them on

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
Mark Fowler wrote: Q. Oooops I missed a load of posts. Are there any archives? A. Yes. http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/ Q. This stuff is archived? How do I stop this happening? A. please someone fill this in There's not a whole lot anyone can do to stop

Re: The Conway Lecture

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
"Andy Wardley" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Actually, on a related, but wildly off-topic matter, does anyone know if there's any known relationship between the Plank length and c? I do know that the plank is always marginally shorter than the alcove you're trying to build shelves into... HTH

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread pmh
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001 07:01:31 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 11:50:37 2001 +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 09:54:50 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross wrote: Unfortunately, as it's a very primitive webmail (written by me) it doesn't store the outgoing mails, so I

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:28:28PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Q. This stuff is archived? How do I stop this happening? A. please someone fill this in The usual way is to add an X-No-Archive header. It is, however, entirely up to archivers whether to honour that request. As a random

T-shirts for Monday

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
This isn't a question about any possible plans to produce a new tshirt design for Monday :-) but rather Are we going to try and get as many PIMB tshirts in the audiance for Monday? We could even get a photo with Damian? Thoughts? Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Yet Another Computer Solutions

Re: T-shirts for Monday

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
Neil Ford wrote: This isn't a question about any possible plans to produce a new tshirt design for Monday :-) but rather Place said they couldn't do it in time. That doesn't rule out Prontaprint though :) Oh well, some other time maybe (for YAPC::Europe?). Are we going to try and

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread Merijn Broeren
Quoting Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): That's semi-intentional. My company is called Magnum Solutions so we have as much right to use the initials as Microsoft. It amuses me that my Perl doodlings might be mistaken for Microsoft software. On that note, in the javaworld it is the idea that

Off the grid.

2001-02-23 Thread Mark Fowler
Right, that's it. I've had enough. I'm off the 'net for little over a week - I'm trying an experiment to see what happens if I don't use a computer for a week. This is a sanity recovering exercise. I'll let you know what happens. See you at the meetings. Those of you that I've arranged to

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-23 Thread Merijn Broeren
Quoting Merijn Broeren ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): Guess who owns ms.com? On checking who was first, I did a whois microsoft.com What can I say but : MICROSOFT.COM.WHOIS.RESULTS.MAKE.A.GREAT.HUMOUR-LIST.COM DNS grafitti, who would have thought... -- Merijn Broeren | Sometime in the

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread brianr
Marcel Grunauer writes: This London.pm strategy is known as "embrace and extend" aka "mark and sweep". Are you sure that shouldn't be Sooty and Sweep? -- Brian Raven I suppose you could switch grammars once you've seen "use strict subs". :-) -- Larry Wall in [EMAIL

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Marcel Grunauer wrote: Michael Stevens writes: Question: pony? Answer: pony pony pony. Question: 8uffy or willow? Answer: a controversial issue on which no consensus has yet been reached. Also a point of note might be that We are Perl. Your table will be

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Leon Brocard
Mark Fowler sent the following bits through the ether: A: When people hire people from the list they normally donate 500 usd to 1000 usd (depending on the role) to YAS (http://www.yetanother.org/) By the way, I'd just like to announce that Emap has donated 500 squid to YAS. This may have