Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-26 Thread Robert Shiels
i'd like to do it via dabs.com, because their interface is useable and i've not personally had any problems with them. i'll pick only in-stock stuff because i understand that they can be slacker than they advertise when it comes to re-stocking. jo would hopefully oversee the process so i don't

Re: April Meetings

2001-03-26 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 07:25:39AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Thanks for the offer Simon, but I've already postponed this meeting once and am loathe to do it again. Shame :-( I was hoping to be able to make it to my first non-Damian tech meet, but my sister's visiting that evening. -- David

Re: April Meetings

2001-03-26 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 26 Mar 2001 11:20:41 +0100, David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 07:25:39AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Thanks for the offer Simon, but I've already postponed this meeting once and am loathe to do it again. Shame :-( I was hoping to be able to make it

Re: April Meetings

2001-03-26 Thread Marty Pauley
On Sun Mar 25 19:05:36 2001, Tony Bowden wrote: On Sun, Mar 25, 2001 at 06:44:43PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: The April meetings are approaching and we have no firm plans for them yet. The social meeting will be on April 5th. Last plan I remember was that mstevens was going to investigate

Re: ISO8601 [was] Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-26 Thread pmh
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001 19:07:16 +, Dave Cross wrote: At 17:48 23/03/2001, you wrote: On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, you wrote: Well, I can make a guess at what the first number represents. Those expansion plans really are short-term. Peter Haworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] "Put down

Re: ISO8601 [was] Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-26 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I vaguely recall it standing for something like "Heuristic Algorithmic Logic," but that doesn't really set it apart from anything. how does that explain SAL9000? MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home)

Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-26 Thread Leo Lapworth
Just to let you all know I'm on the market again. Looking for Senior Developer, permanent position in London. CV at: http://www.cuckoo.org/people/leo/ Please feel free to forward to anyone looking. Thanks Leo

Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-26 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, you wrote: [buying a hard disk] Anyone know of any good sources of cheap, BIG hard disks atm? Like in the 70 to 100Gb range, IDE? Speed not an issue, reliability is as these are for my server. I need^Wwant six, and would rather not pay the 250-odd quid for

originality

2001-03-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
Tim Maher from SPUG just arranged a great ``damian activity'', a river cruise with DC. It occurs to me when we have the ``gliteratti'' of the perl world in town we have to come up with something even better. The problem of course with London (London.pm?) is that every activity we can think of is

Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: scsi multithreads, IDE doesn't.. this makes quite a difference on multi-process applications .. esp. servers I will vouch for this having just loaded a ~1Gb database on my laptop - it takes about 2-3 times longer on IDE here than it would on an

white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
Just to get us back on topic I heartilly recommend Terrazaz Chardonnay, its very nice for a chardonnay - which reminds me of one of the most pretentious things i ever heard said ( i can't remember if it was on tv, radio or in the flesh, but i have a horrible feeling it was in the flesh )

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-05

2001-03-26 Thread Alasdair G Kergon
On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 11:47:47AM +, Leon Brocard wrote: realised that this makes three consecutive weeks with conferences this summer that I want to go to: O'Reilly's Open Source Convention, yapc::Europe, and HAL2001. I threw together a quick-reference page for conferences I'd *like*

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-05

2001-03-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 11 Mar 2001, Alasdair G Kergon wrote: Oops sorry about that - I approved this twice :( Too long a break I would suggest ... /J\

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Just to get us back on topic I just had to buy a bottle of Pendulum Zinfandel at the weekend - its Italian and comes in a shiny gold bottle ... and despite appearances its actually a fairly good red wine. /J\

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Simon Cozens
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 10:34:38PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: I just had to buy a bottle of Pendulum Zinfandel at the weekend - its Italian and comes in a shiny gold bottle ... and despite appearances its actually a fairly good red wine. Ooh good. I got one of them for Christmas and still

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Sun, 25 Mar 2001 22:21:52 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I've had a bit of a go at some of these today and they're up at http://www.dave.org.uk/scripts/notmatt/ if anyone's

Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-26 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 07:02:59PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, David Cantrell: Anyone know of any good sources of cheap, BIG hard disks atm? Like in the 70 to 100Gb range, IDE? Speed not an issue, reliability is as these are for my server. I need^Wwant six, and

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 12:07:30AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: I don't want to sound like a twat, but it may be too late already so here goes, one of the things i hate about going out to a italian restaurant is the wine. twat me too /twat but then I don't like the wine in many other

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-26 Thread Roger Burton West
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 05:19:12PM +0100, Leo Lapworth wrote: Just to let you all know I'm on the market again. Me too. Looking for senior developer/senior unix admin (ideally a blend of the two), permanent, London, no Windows. CV on request. Roger

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Simon Cozens
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:22:34PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: Unfortunately, the lovely Italian wine I found in caffs throughout Naples back in November does not seem to be available over here at all. Why ship the good stuff to the ignorant Brits when they can keep it for themselves? Sounds

Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-26 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, you wrote: No, the drives are frequently exactly the same mechanics with a different board. Anyway, by reliable I mean "not sold by some dodgy bloke in a computer fair who threw them down the stairs a few times" and. AFAICT SCSI costs more because you're paying for the

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, you wrote: * Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: know what is. ughh ,,, chardonay .. toilet water :) it all depends, the one i recommeded has body I am of cours always ready to be educated .. by practical demonstration ;) then we get on to the 'wine so

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-26 Thread Piers Cawley
Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: y* Simon Cozens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:41:33PM +0100, Aaron Trevena wrote: On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: Just to let you all know I'm on the market again. Me too. er.. and me. Who was

mmm ... toys ..

2001-03-26 Thread Robin Szemeti
mmm .. by some dint of fate I appear to be the proud owner of a rather nice new Dell laptop. Bit slow ( 850mhz P3 ) and 128 mb of ram is hardly enough to run Vi in is it .. a poxy 32Gb hard disc means I'll probably run out of space soon too. (thinks .. this is considerably more powerful than

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:22:34PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: meaning to ring the vinyard to see if they can send me a case, or at least point me at a merchant over here who can. Alternatively, if TPC5 is held in Monterey again you can partake of the local plethora of vineyards in the area.

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 06:17:29PM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:22:34PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: meaning to ring the vinyard to see if they can send me a case, or at least point me at a merchant over here who can. Alternatively, if TPC5 is held in Monterey

Re: That book

2001-03-26 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 05:04:03PM +, Lucy McWilliam wrote: MBM wrote: Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) Or

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 10:59:56PM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: On the other hand, since it's going to be in San Diego, maybe not... s/TPC5/TPC\\d/ -- you knew what I meant :) dha -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.panix.com/~dha/ "In my opinion, there's nothing in

Re: Debuggers (was Re: Perl Training Courses)

2001-03-26 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 06:09:19AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Let me explain the set-up. I have a PC running Win95. OK, so the contract market's gone to the dogs. Paul

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-26 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:46 26/03/2001, you wrote: On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Sun, 25 Mar 2001 22:21:52 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I've had a bit of a go at some of these today and they're up at

Re: ISO8601 [was] Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-26 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 12:00:24PM -, Jonathan Peterson wrote: LASTNAME, [FIRSTNAME|FIRST INITIAL] This really doesn't address (ho ho) unfortunate people whose first name isn't used except when their passport/national ID kit is being bandied about. Nor people lumbered with four names. :-/

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Possibly. But given that our first client has just gone titsup.com before we actually did any work for them (thank heavens for small mercies,) I want to be in the position of having work lined up before I start recruiting again. Or were you talking

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: it is indeed .. My Father who has knowledge of such things tells me 5 'large wickerwork baskets' of over ripe grapes .. but baskets, shovels .. the principles the same. Bigger the number, sweeter (and more honey coloured) the wine. As far as I know

Re: white wine

2001-03-26 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, you wrote: Just to get us back on topic I heartilly recommend Terrazaz Chardonnay, its very nice for a chardonnay - which reminds me of one of the most pretentious things i ever heard said ( i can't remember if it was on tv, radio or in the flesh, but i have a

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
y* Simon Cozens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:41:33PM +0100, Aaron Trevena wrote: On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: Just to let you all know I'm on the market again. Me too. er.. and me. Who was it that was saying that the contract market was