Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-07 Thread Rob Partington
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.msnbc.com/news/555930.asp Not really surprising news, though, since he was fighting with Tannenbaum in 1991 about whether micro-kernels were worth the bother or not. I mostly like MacOS X, but it is way too

Re: [HELP] Traceroute

2001-04-07 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Alex Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 05:37:34PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: You probably want: TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, Gah, I've got a copy of that on my shelf. Really should get round to reading it at some point... Ah, "bought

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-07 Thread Piers Cawley
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 07:10:02PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 02:54:25PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: Grr. I don't *want* to turn into an elitist wanker I seem to solve this by being one all along... 'Elitist' implies to

Re: Mmm... Perl 5+i

2001-04-07 Thread Piers Cawley
Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Piers Cawley wrote: I'm really liking Damian's work on this. Favourite so far: %new_hash = map {yield munge_key($_); munge_value($_)} %a_hash ^ Looks like someone's been doing too much Ruby to me Yield in

Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-07 Thread Piers Cawley
Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.msnbc.com/news/555930.asp Sadly, lacking on details. Paul, who still likes it. Certainly from the play I had with it at Neil's, it looks pretty good. Now, if I can just get someone to give me a G4 Titanium PowerBook I'll actually have

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 06 Apr 2001, you wrote: Which is of course wrong. Russia makes the best firearms, Australia makes the best wine, and .us produces the best bloodthirsty maniacs. I believe they recently elected one as their Fuhrer. Russia makes the best firearms? my dear chap, you obviously haven't

Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-07 Thread Elaine -HFB- Ashton
Piers Cawley [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] quoth: * *Certainly from the play I had with it at Neil's, it looks pretty good. *Now, if I can just get someone to give me a G4 Titanium PowerBook I'll *actually have something to run on it. I have a Ti book and it seems resource hungry even on that. It consumes

Re: [HELP] Traceroute

2001-04-07 Thread Alex Page
On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 06:59:44AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Alex Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, Gah, I've got a copy of that on my shelf. Really should get round to reading it at some point... Ah, "bought any good books lately?".

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

2001-04-07 Thread Alex Page
On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 11:28:16AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Alex Page wrote: When I was at prep school, my English teacher had lots of little signs over the classroom walls saying things like "It's not all right to say 'alright'", to drum little things like that in. I hope it