Re: Scalar Context vs List Context

2001-03-15 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/03 10:37 -0500 Dave Cross said: ... and how much trouble you can get in for not knowing the difference: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/03/13/208259 the best thing about this is the number of links to this story that give the impression the kids were arrested for not knowing

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-12

2001-03-15 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 10:06:16PM +, Dominic Mitchell typed: On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 06:19:54PM +, Michael Stevens wrote: Content-type: matter-transport/beer-stream For the unenlightened, please consult the standards document:

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It is indeed lovely. Although you don't need to do tunnelling magic: rsync -options -e ssh source-list me@myserver:/destination rsync is a wonderful beast. The -a and -z options, accompanied by --progress (if they're big files) and --delete (for

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-12

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Roger Burton West [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 09:39:12PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 06:19:54PM +, Michael Stevens wrote: Content-type: matter-transport/beer-stream Isn't that what happens in

Re: Silliness

2001-03-15 Thread Mark Fowler
On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: but that wouldn't work on Win32 platforms as they seem to insist on double quotes to delimit command arguments. Speak for yerself, I use bash on my windoze box ;-) Later. Mark. -- print "\n",map{my$a="\n"if(length$_6);' 'x(36-length($_)/2)."$_\n$a"}

Re: Silliness

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 15 Mar 2001 11:52:07 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: but that wouldn't work on Win32 platforms as they seem to insist on double quotes to delimit command arguments. Speak for yerself, I use bash on my windoze box ;-)

Re: Silliness

2001-03-15 Thread Simon Wilcox
Thanks everyone. That exposes my lack of familiarity with the q qq operators ;-) Another little bit of learning learned. S.

New Perl Stuff From O'Reilly

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Cross
Well, sort of. It's a repacking of some existing stuff - a second edition of the Perl CD Bookshelf http://www.ora.com/catalog/perlcdbs2/ Looks like the contents of the new edition is: * Programming Perl, 3rd Edition * Perl for System Administration * Perl in a Nutshell * Perl Cookbook *

Re: New Perl Stuff From O'Reilly

2001-03-15 Thread Neil Ford
Well, sort of. It's a repacking of some existing stuff - a second edition of the Perl CD Bookshelf http://www.ora.com/catalog/perlcdbs2/ Looks like the contents of the new edition is: * Programming Perl, 3rd Edition * Perl for System Administration * Perl in a Nutshell * Perl Cookbook *

Re: New Perl Stuff From O'Reilly

2001-03-15 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, you wrote: Well, sort of. It's a repacking of some existing stuff - a second edition of the Perl CD Bookshelf http://www.ora.com/catalog/perlcdbs2/ Looks like the contents of the new edition is: * Programming Perl, 3rd Edition * Perl for System Administration * Perl

RE: New Perl Stuff From O'Reilly

2001-03-15 Thread Matthew Jones
As a Perl novice I'd have to say the old version looks much better. Just replacing Programming Perl would have been enough. As another person at an early stage in my Perl self-development, I'll second this, and add that I'd like to add the Owl book on regexps, although I suppose that's not

Re: [boring] Statistics

2001-03-15 Thread Simon Wistow
David Cantrell wrote: Quick question for any statisticians out there: Does this look like it should be modelled with a Poisson distribution to you? This data represents the number of logins on a workstation per hour. Don't think so, there's too much of a dip at 11:00 and 14:00

An enquiry

2001-03-15 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: An enquiry If this is anappropriate for this list the please accept my apologies. Is anyone looking for an experienced web designer who is looking to pick up Perl and run with it? Regards, Darren Clarke [EMAIL PROTECTED]

XML One London

2001-03-15 Thread pmh
Is anyone going to XML One London next week? I'll be there until Wednesday, but the Thursday didn't look any use to me. -- Peter Haworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] "Ok, print the message, then put it in your shoe and put your shoe in front of the fireplace... then wait till Santa come and

Re: Version control

2001-03-15 Thread Jim Gillespie
From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: But there are alternatives. Does anyone here have any comments on Perforce or Clearcase? Needless to say, both companies have crap websites with no useful documentation and a tonne of marketing arse.

Re: Version control

2001-03-15 Thread Roger Burton West
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 09:45:34PM -, Jim Gillespie wrote: My main beef with CVS (and ClearCase) is that there doesn't seem to be any way to access the release string programatically - I can tag all my source as "FOO_R1-0" or whatever, but I can't tell from within the source that it has been

Re: Version control

2001-03-15 Thread Simon Cozens
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 09:45:34PM -, Jim Gillespie wrote: But there are alternatives. Does anyone here have any comments on Perforce or Clearcase? Use Perforce. It's very good. It took me quite a while to get the hang of ClearCase but I was growing to like it by the end of my

Re: Version control

2001-03-15 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 09:45:34PM -, Jim Gillespie wrote: Does ClearCase work with anything but Solaris? I was talking to my current boss and he reckons it needs a patched kernel in order to do funky stuff with the file system. I know it works with NT (yeah, OK). What's worrying is