Re: Buffy

2001-04-02 Thread Piers Cawley
Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: was there not a recent thread regarding a module on CPAN and someone said somehting along the lines of ' we need review of modules before they get onto CPAN...' :) OKOK, and you'd have a

RE: Buffy

2001-04-02 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 02 April 2001 09:50 Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: was there not a recent thread regarding a module on CPAN and someone said somehting along the lines of ' we need review of

Re: [schwern@pobox.com: DNA.pm]

2001-04-02 Thread Mark Fowler
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Actually, i'm quite pleased Leon implemented Buffy.pm and took up the namespace before we started inventing modules for all of Sunnydale, along the lines of I was so going to have a Buffy.pm that slayed out of control deamons. And of course,

Re: Buffy

2001-04-02 Thread Mark Fowler
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Leon Brocard wrote: http://www.astray.com/Buffy/ First diff. And it's a documentation patch for us pedantic people. 40c40 Buffy - An encryption scheme for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans --- Buffy - An encoding scheme for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans -- print

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

2001-04-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Sun, 01 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: agreed it is a dumb thing, especially if your nameserver doesnt have a name to lookup Erm!!?!? How exactly were you planning to point anything at it? an NS RR

Re: from ntk

2001-04-02 Thread Simon Wistow
James Powell wrote: RANDAL SCHWARTZ slams London.pm's "Perl is my bitch" T-Shirt - odd, considering: http://www.stonehenge.com/perl/amihooternot/ ... *cough* Will email NTK and point out that it is not and was never a London.pm t-shirt.

Re: from ntk

2001-04-02 Thread Simon Wistow
Aaron Trevena wrote: I think the jamie olover link has saved them - it is mighty fine. Which is from pobitch anyway.

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

2001-04-02 Thread Philip Newton
Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: agreed it is a dumb thing, especially if your nameserver doesnt have a name to lookup Erm!!?!? How exactly were you planning to point anything at it? an NS RR requires an authoritative name as it's RHS. Note what

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

2001-04-02 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 02 Apr 2001, you wrote: if its a box-over-in-the corner that one day will be your DNS server somewhere but right now its just a ip address on a network you're trying to test before deploying .. it did get a name eventually. Hmmm.. I don't quite know how you can *test* it, if it

Perl MySQL TT DBI/DBD

2001-04-02 Thread Robert Shiels
I want to write a web-based app using the tools mentioned in the subject. I want specifically to keep the db calls and presentation separate, something I've not paid much attention to in the past. Does anyone have, or know of, a good example of this; something small that I can get working, and

Re: Perl MySQL TT DBI/DBD

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
"Robert Shiels" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Does anyone have, or know of, a good example of this; something small that I can get working, and that has followed all the perl coding standards that we have talked about in the past, so that I can start my app on a really good footing. Oh, and

Re: Perl MySQL TT DBI/DBD

2001-04-02 Thread Robert Shiels
And what part of the Template Toolkit doesn't fulfil your requirements? ;-) g but, a major part of the requirements is actually building my skills all these things. I may end up not using what I've written (though I doubt that), but when I've finished I'd like to be able to knock up new

Buffy riding a pony!

2001-04-02 Thread David Cantrell
I was bored today, so I wrote an ickle module which takes code like this: use Pony; print "Hello world!\n"; and turns it into use Pony; b UfFy buffy buFFYb uFfyBUF fYbuFfY

Re: Buffy riding a pony!

2001-04-02 Thread Robin Houston
That's the most addled thing I've seen for a long, long time. Congratulations! .robin.

Re: Buffy riding a pony!

2001-04-02 Thread Struan Donald
* at 02/04 16:26 +0100 David Cantrell said: I was bored today, so I wrote an ickle module which takes code like this: we're less than half way through damian's year and already this sort of thing is becoming very common. i'm beginning to think that YAS didn't think the idea through carefully

RE: Wavelan

2001-04-02 Thread Andy Mendelsohn
Robin Szemeti wrote on Sunday, April 01, 2001 3:29 PM I'm assuming you already have a basestation. If not, you'll probably be wanting one of those too. I can personally recommend the Apple Airport basestation yes .. I'd heard Airport was good .. can you still configuer it if you

RE: Wavelan

2001-04-02 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 02 Apr 2001, you wrote: Robin Szemeti wrote on Sunday, April 01, 2001 3:29 PM I'm assuming you already have a basestation. If not, you'll probably be wanting one of those too. I can personally recommend the Apple Airport basestation yes .. I'd heard Airport was good

Re: Social Meeting

2001-04-02 Thread Marty Pauley
On Thu Mar 29 03:13:59 2001, Dave Cross wrote: OK. Bowing to pressure from the heretics - we'll go to the Anchor next Thursday. Never let it be said that I don't listen to the little people :) Can someone product a set of simple instructions on how to get there. Could someone please

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-04-02 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Do either [Anchor or PO] do real ale? i think both `theoretically' have guest ales, but it may vary for your definition of real Gah. I see I shall have to drag(?!) you all along to upcoming beer

Re: Social Meeting

2001-04-02 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 08:35:13PM +0100, Marty Pauley wrote: On Thu Mar 29 03:13:59 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Can someone product a set of simple instructions on how to get there. Could someone please post the directions before Thursday.

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-04-02 Thread Leon Brocard
Lucy McWilliam sent the following bits through the ether: Gah. I see I shall have to drag(?!) you all along to upcoming beer festivals. Nooo. You just gave me a mental image of London Perl Mongers in drag! Arrghghghgghgh Leon -- Leon

Re: Social Meeting

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
At 20:57 02/04/2001, you wrote: On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 08:35:13PM +0100, Marty Pauley wrote: On Thu Mar 29 03:13:59 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Can someone product a set of simple instructions on how to get there. Could someone please post the directions before Thursday.

Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
Does anyone know anything about the configuration of the Zeus web server? It's the web server that my main web hosts use and it's all getting a bit confusing. You may remember last week when I posted the URL of my Not-Matt scripts, in http://www.dave.org.uk/scripts/notmatt/. Gellyfish pointed

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Paul Makepeace
Have you tried http://support.zeus.com/doc/zws/ Failing that, their support is great, at least it was four years[1] ago when they gave me a free one to play with at university. I disagree about the security aspects of having +x turned out for scripts but hey, YMMV. Paul [1] that long?! I need

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:45:59PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: As it`s not in my cgi-bin directory I`d expect to be shown the source of the script when I access this page. Instead the web server tries to run the script (and gives an error as the execute flag is not set). Even right clicking

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 10:56:52PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: are, and the web server has very few rights. Very few writes too, we'd hope :-) If I want people to download the source to one of my files instead of executing it, I turn off execute permissions. There are times when I want

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 11:38:42PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: That's probably *not* such a good idea, cos it's in the libraries that things like database passwords are likely to be squirrelled away. Like And my, er, flamboyant comments. And evidence of that I write self-modifying code web

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Gareth Harper
- Original Message - From: "David Cantrell" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 10:56 PM Subject: Re: Web Server Configuration On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:45:59PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: As it`s not in my cgi-bin directory I`d expect to be shown the

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-04-02 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Leon Brocard wrote: Lucy McWilliam sent the following bits through the ether: Gah. I see I shall have to drag(?!) you all along to upcoming beer festivals. Nooo. You just gave me a mental image of London Perl Mongers in drag! Arrghghghgghgh *eyebrows*

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:56 02/04/2001, you wrote: On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:45:59PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: As it`s not in my cgi-bin directory I`d expect to be shown the source of the script when I access this page. Instead the web server tries to run the script (and gives an error as the execute flag