Re: going extreme

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
James Powell wrote: http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5424853.html?tag=lh Cool. Where can I get me some Extreme Programming? Cheers, Philip, whose project[1] has a deadline today [1] that's been running for at least six months and was supposed to be done in November -- Philip Newton

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Paul Makepeace wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:31:12PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: Indeed, that was just my observation on a few posts' worth. Who *knows* what I might conclude about a whole day's traffic.. ..that you need to put your London.pm folder on its own spanning compressed

Re: The Open Constitution Project (was Re: Crazy Idea)

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Jonathan Stowe wrote: OK. SO we persuade Mr Horne to blag us electronic copies of the entire UK law, upload it to the CVS server on SourceForge and then announce the project on slashdot Hm, checkout the US Bill of Rights, edit the First Amendment to include "free speech but no

Re: going extreme

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: James Powell wrote: http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5424853.html?tag=lh Cool. Where can I get me some Extreme Programming? Cheers, Philip, whose project[1] has a deadline today [1] that's been running for at least six months and was

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:22:38AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Yeah, yeah drunks, skateboarders, musicians . ...geeks, goths, jugglers, Natscis. And that's just me. ex-natscis too. :) I raise you (at least) two accomplished unicyclists...

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, 03 Apr 2001, you wrote: Hmmm. Do the words "foot" and "mouth" mean nothing to you? maybe ... do the words 'I have my own field' mean anything to you ;) yip, but its probably not near sussex and

Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
Well, it's on their website, so it must be official. http://www.linux.com/live/calendar.phtml?item_id=30 Event: "Author Talks" Series - Data Munging with Perl Tue Apr 17th, 2001 (12:00 pm US/Pacific) Location: #live on irc.openprojects.net We will have Dave Cross, the author of Data Munging

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Wilcox
At 02:38 04/04/2001 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Simon Wilcox ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Count me in. I have a tent and everything ! any you have the ``right'' attitude when it comes to beer and explosives I used to use theatrical maroons (explosives with electrical detonators) to blow

Books

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
Wanderering around Charing Cross Road last night I picked up a couple of new Perl books, "Writing CGI Applications with Perl" by Kevin Meltzer Brent Michalski and "Instant Perl Modules" by Doug Sparling and Frank Wiles. Hopefully I'll have both of them with me on Thursday so anyone interested

Re: Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:20:25AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tell all your friends. No heckling. Does that mean we can heckle but they can't? :-) -Dom

RE: Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 09:32 On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:20:25AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tell all your friends. No heckling. Does that mean we can heckle but they can't? :-) That would be "Tell all your friends, no heckling." Doesn't

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:08:09AM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: I raise you (at least) two accomplished unicyclists... Doesn't that make a bicyclist? No, trust me. Paul, whose uni got nicked in fscking cambridge. "Ooh, it's got a wheel! Not the usual two, but fuck it, let's steal

Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:37:07AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 09:32 On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:20:25AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tell all your friends. No heckling. Does that mean we can heckle but they

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *shock* You used the 'o' word. its ok, we can do the organisation as long as we have the greg school of organisation in play, it will basically mean agreeing with Dave Can. when he can take his

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:04:45AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Funnily, enough, no. I was born in 1974, I've never been taught english grammar and I know of nobody who has. It's actually quite annoying as Me too, ('74 vintage) but I got learnt grammar. I think mostly by my mother if truth

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: ObPerl: So which is harder to parse? Perl or English? Time flies like an arrow Fruit flies like a banana Parse that and stay fashionable... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

Re: Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* dcross - David Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 09:32 On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:20:25AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tell all your friends. No heckling. Does that mean we can heckle but they can't? :-) That

Re: Question

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
james_h sent the following bits through the ether: In a (possibly vain) attempt to think ahead, I am looking for some info on London-based Perl jobs. I have about 3/4 months experience in Perl programming, and ideally would like to stay in the city area. Anyone know of some good places to

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 10:17 On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:04:45AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Funnily, enough, no. I was born in 1974, I've never been taught english grammar and I know of nobody who has. It's actually quite annoying as Me too, ('74

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Mark Fowler
On 4 Apr 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: ObPerl: So which is harder to parse? Perl or English? Time flies like an arrow Fruit flies like a banana Parse that and stay fashionable... They're both Type 0, though one *could* argue that Perl was

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:17:24AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:04:45AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Funnily, enough, no. I was born in 1974, I've never been taught english grammar and I know of nobody who has. It's actually quite annoying as Me too, ('74

RE: Question

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 10:32 I guess 3 months experience in Perl programming would mean working for a newmedia agency... ITYM "working for a newmedia agency would give you three months experience in Perl programming (before it goes bust). HTH, HAND. Dave...

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Simon Wilcox wrote: At 02:38 04/04/2001 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Simon Wilcox ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Count me in. I have a tent and everything ! any you have the ``right'' attitude when it comes to beer and explosives I used to use theatrical maroons

Re: Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread Mark Fowler
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tue Apr 17th, 2001 (12:00 pm US/Pacific) In english? -- print "\n",map{my$a="\n"if(length$_6);' 'x(36-length($_)/2)."$_\n$a"} ( Name = 'Mark Fowler',Title = 'Technology Developer' , Firm = 'Profero Ltd',Web =

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Wed, 04 Apr 2001, you wrote: * Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, 03 Apr 2001, you wrote: Hmmm. Do the words "foot" and "mouth" mean nothing to you? maybe ... do the words 'I have my own field' mean anything to you ;) true .. it is no where vaguely

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:32:22AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Dave... [who makes lots of typos - but _knows_ they are typos] There's nothing wrong with typos. It's obvious that they are tyops from the error. It just means that the person was thinking faster than typing and forgot the

use Aegis;

2001-04-04 Thread Tony Bowden
How can any of you fail to want to use Aegis now? - Forwarded message from Peter Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Subject: Aegis 3.25 - project change supervisor From: Peter Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] I am pleased to announce that Aegis 3.25 has been released.

RE: Linux.com Online Chat

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 10:46 On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: Tue Apr 17th, 2001 (12:00 pm US/Pacific) In english? 8pm Dave... -- The information contained in this communication is confidential, is intended only for the use of the

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Wed, 04 Apr 2001, you wrote: At 02:38 04/04/2001 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Simon Wilcox ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Count me in. I have a tent and everything ! any you have the ``right'' attitude when it comes to beer and explosives I used to use theatrical maroons

Pony!

2001-04-04 Thread David Cantrell
I've uploaded a new version of Pony.pm to CPAN. It fixes a bug in the scaling algorithm and also stores the original data RLE encoded, thus cutting the size of the module from 100K to 17.5K. -- David Cantrell | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/ This is a signature.

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Martin Ling
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 10:28:24PM +0100, Dean S Wilson wrote: Stick with drunks, it'll save time. And the meetings on Thursday so you announced yourself just in time! ;) I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got things to prepare for this talk at GLLUG on Saturday. Martin

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:38:44AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: any you have the ``right'' attitude when it comes to beer and explosives http://firedrake.org/roger/fireworks/ 'nuff said. R

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Martin Ling
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 11:05:17PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: But where would we find a camping ground with a fast net connection and wireless LAN connections? The bit of park that the Laurie bros' consume nodes cover? Martin

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Dean
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:06:14AM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got things to prepare for this talk at GLLUG on Saturday. Which is on a subject a lot of people on the list are interested in, wireless networking and the Consume.net project so you

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Wilcox
At 11:12 04/04/2001 +0100, Roger Burton West wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:38:44AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: any you have the ``right'' attitude when it comes to beer and explosives http://firedrake.org/roger/fireworks/ ooh, ahh !

RE: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Batistoni
Subject: Re: Crazy Idea marroons We once had a nuts teacher at school who let some 12-year-old kid (whose dad was a pyrotechnics expert) bring some of these in for a war scene in a production. I don't know whether they were made by LeMaitre, but the large ones were 10 inches long, with a 3

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Andrew Bowman
From: dcross - David Cross [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] If you know the difference between it's and its, you're and your, and don't write 'alot', you're probably in the top 1%-ile :) True. Shouldn't we also need to include "should'nt" (etc.) here as well? . These are trivially simple rules to

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Wilcox
At 09:50 04/04/2001 +, Robin Szemeti wrote: 1) LeMaitre make some very big marroons for stage use. The very brand :-) 2) it says they need to be in some form of container when they go off. Nah. Bury them in sand for realistic WWII FX. Mwahahahaha 3) do NOT use those funny square

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Chris Heathcote
on 4/4/01 11:27 am, Simon Wilcox wrote: Luckily it only did minor damage to the backstage area. I bought a supply of various flashes and explosions, but did not have a firing box. Using the switch on a 4 way extension block (with a number of mains plugs to croc clips) is probably not the

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Martin Ling
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:14:28AM +0100, Dean wrote: I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got things to prepare for this talk at GLLUG on Saturday. Which is on a subject a lot of people on the list are interested in, wireless networking and the Consume.net project so you

London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-04-02

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
This is the eleventh of hopefully many weekly summaries of the London Perl Mongers mailing list. For the week starting 2001-04-02: Don't forget the London.pm website for meetings etc. The next social meeting is on Thursday at the Anchor on Bankside, where Dave Cross will give away a copy of

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Jones
True. Shouldn't we also need to include "should'nt" (etc.) here as well? . These are trivially simple rules to teach/learn - so why they aren't taught (or possibly aren't learnt) says something about the education system and the attitude of the pupils therein. I don't know which education

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Wilcox
At 11:33 04/04/2001 +0100, Chris Heathcote wrote: on 4/4/01 11:27 am, Simon Wilcox wrote: Luckily it only did minor damage to the backstage area. I bought a supply of various flashes and explosions, but did not have a firing box. Using the switch on a 4 way extension block (with a number of

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread David Cantrell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:41:46AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:12:57PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: Oh, so this list was a bunch of nutters and Buffy fans the whole time and no-one told me? And drunks! Don't

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dean
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:39:55AM +0100, Matthew Jones wrote: I don't know which education system you went through, but I was taught all this stuff at primary school. I think it's just because the pupils couln't be beggared to learn it properly (as you suggest), preferring to subscribe to

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:06:14AM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 10:28:24PM +0100, Dean S Wilson wrote: Stick with drunks, it'll save time. And the meetings on Thursday so you announced yourself just in time! ;) I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
Neil Ford sent the following bits through the ether: Details? Location? URL? http://gllug.linux.co.uk/ Leon -- Leon Brocard.http://www.astray.com/ yapc::Europehttp://yapc.org/Europe/ ... "Suicide Hotline... please hold"

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
Dean sent the following bits through the ether: Is it just me or do we seem to thread drift a lot recently... Yes - I've noticed this recently ;-) ObTopic: Yup, did Perl grammar, and French and German and seven years of Latin and I think I'm really good at it too and don't talk to me about

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Matthew Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: True. Shouldn't we also need to include "should'nt" (etc.) here as well? . These are trivially simple rules to teach/learn - so why they aren't taught (or possibly aren't learnt) says something about the education system and the attitude of the

Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:22:38AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: ...geeks, goths, jugglers, Natscis. And that's just me. ex-natscis too. :) Are you? I'm actually doing productive things in the lab, so this shall be my last pointless

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:53:09AM +0100, Simon Wilcox wrote: At 11:33 04/04/2001 +0100, Chris Heathcote wrote: on 4/4/01 11:27 am, Simon Wilcox wrote: c. (who also used to cut live mains cables with secateurs, for fun) Which reminds me of the time someone shorted out a mains socket with

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Dean
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 12:02:14PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got things to prepare for this talk at GLLUG on Saturday. Details? Location? URL? -Paste The next GLLUG meeting will be on Saturday 7th

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Jones
I was at school from up to 1995 and grammer, hand writing and similar were only lightly touched upon. IT was another subject that we never actually did (other than read about spreadsheets leading to my adult hatred of Excel) and as far as I'm aware none of my friends of the same age did

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Cozens
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:31:41AM +0100, Mark Fowler wrote: Perl is easier to parse simply because all the irregularities are known and documented. They're not in English. In addition to the above ^^ Uhm,

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Cozens
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:19:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Paul, whose uni got nicked in fscking cambridge. "*think* *think* Don't they have enough universities of their own?" -- Britain has football hooligans, Germany has neo-Nazis, and France has farmers. -The Times

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Jones
soapboax Wrong. There was a concerted effort by the loony left to destroy decent education in favour of whatever trendy piffle that was the order of the day. Oy! That's my family (lefty teachers) you're talking about! I went through the state comprehensive system and was never touched by

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Dean
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:14:48AM +0100, Dean wrote: I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got things to prepare for this talk at GLLUG on Saturday. While i'm doing this i might as well plug the Lonix tonight (www.lonix.org.uk) Lonix is normally pub, pub, food, pub maybe

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Matthew Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 April 2001 12:24 I had to unlearn the reading I knew before I went to school in favour of some stupid phonetic system (anyone remember ITA?) Nope, never heard of it. I learned to read proper english, as did everyone else I know who was

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Martin Ling
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 12:12:56PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Which reminds me of the time someone shorted out a mains socket with a paper clip "to see what happened". Or the case of taking the wire from inside a scalextric hand controller, attaching on end to a sucker, affixing that to

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Robin Houston
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:00:08AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I'm as liberal as anyone here as far as creativity, expression, society and the rest go, but there are certain fundamentals that you need before you can go out and break the rules. Like having the musical basics before you go

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:22:38AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: ...geeks, goths, jugglers, Natscis. And that's just me. ex-natscis too. :) Are you? I'm actually doing productive things in the

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:14:48AM +0100, Dean wrote: Lonix is normally pub, pub, food, pub maybe club. It covers as much Linux as the London PM social nights do Perl ;) Last time I went to Lonix, it was full of w4r3z d00dz. :( The kind of people who only used

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Simon Wilcox
At 12:39 04/04/2001 +0100, Martin Ling wrote: I received a 240V shock whilst still in the womb. Various people have made the obvious comic-book connections about my affinity for all things electronic I once got an electric shock off a stage lantern whilst 18ft up a ladder. The only reason

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Martin Ling
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 12:52:32PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:14:48AM +0100, Dean wrote: Lonix is normally pub, pub, food, pub maybe club. It covers as much Linux as the London PM social nights do Perl ;) Last time I

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
Simon Wistow sent the following bits through the ether: Dean I think your clock is out by an hour which really screws up my threading/archiving/tiny little mind - any chance you could fix it. X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.7 [en-gb] (WinNT; U) Simon, I think your mail reader has broken threading:

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Leon Brocard
Simon Wistow sent the following bits through the ether: I'm not threading. I order my mail by date. Ptt. No wonder you're getting confused! :-P Leon -- Leon Brocard.http://www.astray.com/ yapc::Europehttp://yapc.org/Europe/ ... I'm

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Simon Cozens wrpte_ package four; use subs qw(print); sub print{die@_}; print four things; # (Why doesn't that one work properly?) Answer one: see toke.c (I guess) Answer two: because print is special. Even without a package, you can't call a subroutine of yours that you've named print just

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Don't read this if you are easily offended, or hate crap jokes, or are in fact any sort of decent human being. Otherwise scroll on "Sex is kinda like pizza. When it's bad, it's

RE: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread james_h
Ok so that is possibly the most unfunny thing i have ever seen. No offense. = Original Message From Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] = * Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Don't read this if you are easily offended, or hate crap jokes, or are in fact any sort of decent

RE: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, james_h wrote: Ok so that is possibly the most unfunny thing i have ever seen. No offense. If that's what you think was it necessary to quote the entire message? MBM (hasn't done this flame on london.pm yet... :) -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20

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2001-04-04 Thread james_h
unsubscribe -- insert [sig] here -- --- The Totalise Email system, probably the most flexible email system in the world. To register for an account goto http://www.totalise.net

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, james_h wrote: Ok so that is possibly the most unfunny thing i have ever seen. No offense Well thats why the disclaimer was on it, some poeple like that form of cheap joke, some don't. I just like having a go at all

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
james_h wrote: The Totalise Email system, probably the most flexible email system in the world. To register for an account goto http://www.totalise.net But it apparently can't automatically unsubscribe you from mailing lists. Perhaps they'll fix that in the next release. (Jonathan, would

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Janet Reid
- Original Message - From: "Matthew Jones" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Oy! That's my family (lefty teachers) you're talking about! I went through the state comprehensive system and was never touched by these so-called "trendy teaching methods". And my Dad was one of these apparently "loony

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat) Dave said: soapboax Wrong. There was a concerted effort by the loony left to destroy decent education in favour of whatever trendy piffle that was the order of the day. I had to unlearn the reading I knew before I went to school in

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Mark Fowler
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:31:41AM +0100, Mark Fowler wrote: Perl is easier to parse simply because all the irregularities are known and documented. They're not in English.

RE:

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RE: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread James . Herbert
hmm i'm still here and it wasn't a flame :P I was just trying to get in on the conversation... -Original Message- From: dean.wilson3 Sent: 04 April 2001 14:08 To: london-pm Cc: dean.wilson3 Subject: Re: Silly postings On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 01:59:05PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Visit our website at http://www.ubswarburg.com This looks familiar. Did Tom Christiansen provide Perl training for your last summer? This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
ok, was i the only one who had to ueedecode this and get ... thanks philip. I realised having my webmail account as a recipient for the mailing lists was proving painful. Corporate outlook seems much better this is what i'm talking about btw ... * [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED])

Test

2001-04-04 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: Test Sorry all - this is a test... :¬P Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* Darren Newbie Loser

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Unfortunately, while the disclaimer came out fine, my mailer (MS Outlook) displayed the real "body" (with your message) as an attachment. mutt displayed it as a uuencoded block of well uuencoding -- Greg McCarroll

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 03:24:03PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Unfortunately, while the disclaimer came out fine, my mailer (MS Outlook) displayed the real "body" (with your message) as an attachment. That would be because it was sent uuencoded. I'm sure there's a reason for this, but I don't

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: ok, was i the only one who had to ueedecode this No; Outlook did it for me and presented the message as an attachment. (I though something like this must be happening since the "Internet Headers" box didn't show any MIME headers typical of MIME attachments -- so it was

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:15:00PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: begin 777 RE: M=AA;FMS('!H:6QI"X@($D@F5A;ES960@:%V:6YG(UY('=E8FUA:6P@ M86-C;W5N="!AR!A(')E8VEP:65N="!F;W(@"G1H92!M86EL:6YG(QIW1S M('=AR!PF]V:6YG('!A:6YF=6PN("!#;W)P;W)A=4@;W5T;]O:R!S965M

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Unfortunately, while the disclaimer came out fine, my mailer (MS Outlook) displayed the real "body" (with your message) as an attachment. It started begin 777 RE: so it was uuencoded. And therefore, for once, LookOut was correct. MBM -- Matthew

RE:

2001-04-04 Thread James . Herbert
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RE:

2001-04-04 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: RE: It appears I have been remiss with the HTML/text thing - I can only blame Outlook for this since I have set it to text but didn't check the 'format switch' on each mail. Sincere apologies to all :¬P Darren

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Clarke, Darren wrote: Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* I agree. Your mail server lost again. 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 the precipitate.

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Andy Williams
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Unfortunately, while the disclaimer came out fine, my mailer (MS Outlook) displayed the real "body" (with your message) as an attachment. mutt displayed it as a uuencoded block of well uuencoding

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Jon Eyre
Perl is easier to parse simply because all the irregularities are known and documented. They're not in English. In addition to the above Uhm, where? The perl source code *is* the documentation. There is no direct equivalent for the English language, as it is really whatever we think

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dean
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:10:40PM +0100, Clarke, Darren wrote: On the other hand not using decent grammar because it wasn't taught seems a bit lazy. Admittedly I'm not the best at written words in emails but I figure most intelligent people will rise above their background as the situation

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:25:50PM +0100, Clarke, Darren wrote: Sorry all - this is a test... :P Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* Darren Newbie Loser You don't get away from a Newbie without learning though. Anyway, tip-o-the-day for mutt users. How to get HTML

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Jon Eyre
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Unfortunately, while the disclaimer came out fine, my mailer (MS Outlook) displayed the real "body" (with your message) as an attachment. mutt displayed it as a uuencoded block of well uuencoding

Test from uuencode boy

2001-04-04 Thread James . Herbert
BDY.RTF Visit our website at http://www.ubswarburg.com This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Robin Houston
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:25:50PM +0100, Clarke, Darren wrote: Sorry all - this is a test... :P Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* It's coming through as multipart/alternative, which is fine IMO. People with broken mail clients may disagree :-) .robin. -- select replace(a, CHR(88),

Re: Test from uuencode boy

2001-04-04 Thread Greg McCarroll
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: test. can you read this one, or is it attached? This is in Microsoft Outlook Rich Text. The previous mails have been sent in Plain Text. thats perfect as far as i'm concerned (mutt user) -- Greg McCarroll

Re: Books

2001-04-04 Thread Chris Devers
At 09:26 AM 4.4.2001 +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Wanderering around Charing Cross Road last night I picked up a couple of new Perl books, "Writing CGI Applications with Perl" by Kevin Meltzer Brent Michalski and "Instant Perl Modules" by Doug Sparling and Frank Wiles. Heh, check out _Perl How

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Nicholas Clark
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:42:31PM +0100, Robin Houston wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:25:50PM +0100, Clarke, Darren wrote: Sorry all - this is a test... :P Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* It's coming through as multipart/alternative, which is fine IMO. People with broken mail

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:00:08AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I'm as liberal as anyone here as far as creativity, expression, society and the rest go, but there are certain fundamentals that you need before you can go out and break the rules.

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