RE: Irish music (was RE: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Jones
Dave Cross: You sound like the kind of person who would really enjoy the Cambridge Folk Festival Or, indeed, the Holmfirth Folk Festival: on this weekend for all your real ale, finger-in-ear, set-in-summer-wine-country needs http://www.riceholm.demon.co.uk/ -- matt | CHOPS

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Philip Newton
David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I tried to open the PDF version using the Acrobat plug-in in Netscape, I got an internal error occurred and some of the letters were missing.

TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread jduncan
is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? -- James A. Duncan W: www.fotango.com P: +44 207 251 7021 F: +44 207 608 3592 PGP signature

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:54:04AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I tried to open the PDF version using the Acrobat plug-in in Netscape, I

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-07

2001-05-10 Thread Richard Clamp
On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:30:59PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: Paul Mison wrote a quick thanks / report of the London.pm - New York trip, with links to photos: And seconds too late I put my photos online: http://www.unixbeard.net/~richardc/Photos/ It's all the photos that have ever passed

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread James Powell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:22:07AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:54:04AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
* at 10/05 10:22 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? shuffles through mailbox for weekly summary Don't forget the London.pm website for meetings etc. The next meeting is a social meeting and has been postponed for a week to the Thursday

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 10 May 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? Penderels Oak. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) The

RE: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-07

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Jones
http://www.unixbeard.net/~richardc/Photos/2001-04-30/2001-04-30.14:42:51.jpe g heh: http://www.snurfer.org/sands/gfx/vertigo.jpg Did your palms sweat too, richard? -- matt | CHOPS

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread jduncan
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:43:25AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? Penderels Oak, and afterwards I have a table at the Gaucho Grill for steak. yum -- James A. Duncan W:

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Simon Wistow
Greg McCarroll wrote: Penderels Oak, and afterwards I have a table at the Gaucho Grill for steak. Can't we just eat beef instead? It will be a lot less wooden for a start. Badoom, boom. Thankyourveramuch ladies and germs I'll be here all week.

(Ab)Using substr

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
Mentioned this in passing to Piers and Leon last night and they seemed interested enough to justify posting it here. It's not mine :) #!/usr/bin/perl -w # how to (ab)use substr use strict; my $pi='3.14159210535152623346475240375062163750446240333543375062';

RE: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 10:22 AM is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? Yeah. Sorry. General crapness on the part of the webmaster :( We'll be meeting in the Penderels Oak tonight from about 6:30pm. I'll have a copy of

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:54:04AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I tried to open the PDF version using the Acrobat plug-in in Netscape, I

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:18:22AM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:54:04AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I

Re: (Ab)Using substr

2001-05-10 Thread Robin Houston
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: #!/usr/bin/perl -w # how to (ab)use substr use strict; my $pi='3.14159210535152623346475240375062163750446240333543375062'; Well, it's more just taking advantage of the fact that most people don't

RE: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 11:18 AM [evildave's cv] I've put plain-text and HTML versions up as well now. Bow down before the awesome power of TeX! Do you write it in raw Tex/LaTeX, or do you generate that from some other format (like, perhaps, XML)?

RE: (Ab)Using substr

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 11:25 AM On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: #!/usr/bin/perl -w # how to (ab)use substr use strict; my

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:22:45AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: Do you write it in raw Tex/LaTeX, or do you generate that from some other format (like, perhaps, XML)? I'd be interested in seeing the intermediate stages. Ahh, now that would be telling :-) Oh alright then, I used lyx to

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:22:47AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I find that pdftotext (part of xpdf) does a remarkably good job of letting you know what a pdf file has to say, without bothering with all that tedious formatting... ;-) I particularly like the way it turns 'film-making' into

RE: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 11:57 AM On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:22:45AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: Do you write it in raw Tex/LaTeX, or do you generate that from some other format (like, perhaps, XML)? I'd be interested in seeing the

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Mark Fowler
On Thu, 10 May 2001, David Cantrell wrote: thinks has anyone done TeX goodness with Template Toolkit? See the latest post to the TT mailing list: http://www.template-toolkit.org/pipermail/templates/2001-May/000931.html Later. Mark.

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:22:45AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: Do you write it in raw Tex/LaTeX, or do you generate that from some other format (like, perhaps, XML)? I'd be interested in seeing the intermediate stages. For my writing these days, I do SGML - tex ( - pdf | - dvi -

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Steve Keay
On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:04:23PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: I've been made redundant. Anyone want an Evil Programmer? http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv funky server set up: [steve@webcache steve]$ telnet www.cantrell.org.uk 80 Trying 195.149.50.61... Connected to

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 01:05:19PM +0100, Steve Keay wrote: On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:04:23PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: I've been made redundant. Anyone want an Evil Programmer? http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv funky server set up: [steve@webcache steve]$ telnet

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Robert Price
At 01:22 PM 5/10/01 +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 01:05:19PM +0100, Steve Keay wrote: On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 05:04:23PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: I've been made redundant. Anyone want an Evil Programmer? http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv funky server set

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 01:38:10PM +0100, Robert Price wrote in response to little ol' me: It's cv20010510.pdf. I s'pose I should update my funky-skillo redirection thing. I must remember to start calling symlinks that. It sounds far more impressive. Naah, it's not just a symlink. I

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 13:37 10/05/01 +0100, you wrote: Naah, it's not just a symlink. I have a custom 404 handler which looks for pages similar to what you asked for based on a small database of things which may have changed. I haven't updated it recently, but will do. I'll make it so that requests for

Introduction to XP

2001-05-10 Thread Cross David - dcross
Interesting stuff... http://linux.oreillynet.com/pub/a/linux/2001/05/04/xp_intro.html Dave... -- The information contained in this communication is confidential, is intended only for the use of the recipient named above, and may be legally privileged. If the reader of this message is not

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 10 May 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: At 13:37 10/05/01 +0100, you wrote: Naah, it's not just a symlink. I have a custom 404 handler which looks for pages similar to what you asked for based on a small database of things which may have changed. I haven't updated it recently, but

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-07

2001-05-10 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Matthew Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.snurfer.org/sands/gfx/vertigo.jpg Did your palms sweat too, richard? That slightly golden building is the Millennium hotel. I had a room on the 54th floor. Lovely view :-) -- Dave Hodgkinson,

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 01:43:39PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: At 13:37 10/05/01 +0100, you wrote: Naah, it's not just a symlink. I have a custom 404 handler which looks for pages similar to what you asked for based on a small database of things which may have changed. I haven't

Re: Irish music (was RE: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-10 Thread Nathan Torkington
Dave Cross writes: Some names there that I don't know, but will be checking out. I bet the Green Linnet compilation is good. Oh yes. That's what I used to decide which artists to buy. Another CD arrived yesterday, a Rounder compilation of 1920s recordings of trad. Irish musicians. I was

Re: Introduction to XP

2001-05-10 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Cross David - dcross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Cross David - dcross [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 1:47 PM Interesting stuff... http://linux.oreillynet.com/pub/a/linux/2001/05/04/xp_intro.html Should point out, that's Extreme Programming, _not_ Windows XP :)

mod perl

2001-05-10 Thread Robin Szemeti
Um ... so say I have a mod perl thing (template wotsit and lots of class::methodmaker stuff) and I notice everytime I serve a page the size of the apache client increases slighlty ... dead parrot I know a memory leak when I see one and I', looking at one right now /dead parrot so what is the

Re: mod perl

2001-05-10 Thread Leon Brocard
Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: so what is the preffered debugging method for discovering what this little leak might be .. strip the app down and build bit by bit .. or is there a clever way of looking at heap contents? The mod_perl guide is your friend:

Re: Introduction to XP

2001-05-10 Thread Steve Purkis
Greg McCarroll wrote: * Cross David - dcross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Cross David - dcross [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 1:47 PM Interesting stuff... http://linux.oreillynet.com/pub/a/linux/2001/05/04/xp_intro.html Should point out, that's Extreme

Re: Introduction to XP

2001-05-10 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Steve Purkis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote: * Cross David - dcross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Cross David - dcross [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 1:47 PM Interesting stuff...

Re: mod perl

2001-05-10 Thread Barbie
From: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] so what is the preffered debugging method for discovering what this little leak might be .. strip the app down and build bit by bit .. or is there a clever way of looking at heap contents? Would MJD's Memoize (http://search.cpan.org/search?dist=Memoize)

NMS formmail

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
is this useable as i have someone in the office using the real version and difficulties with it and i'd quite like to be able to say: ah ah! you should use this instead. ta struan

No Subject

2001-05-10 Thread Greg McCarroll
would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? i've had lunch with a friend and its done bad things to me -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: your mail

2001-05-10 Thread Dave Thorn
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:13:34PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? s/mind/notice/ -- dave thorn | [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re:

2001-05-10 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? How will we be able to tell /Robert

putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's one of those bit of unix aracana know to a chosen few. or is there some site/resource that contains this info? ta

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's one of those bit of unix aracana know to a chosen

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald typed: kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? ctrl-x 0 d but using it in a search/replace pattern is harder. Roger

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
* at 10/05 16:37 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Robin Houston
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? perl -e 'print \cM' my-file ;-) .robin. ps. Dominic's already given a proper answer... -- Flee to me, remote elf!

Re: your mail

2001-05-10 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:13:34PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? i've had lunch with a friend and its done bad things to me Clearly it's done odd things to your ability to write a subject... dha -- David H.

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:44:41PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: In Emacs, it's ^Q, then the character you want. only ^Q? that's not like emacs :) Well, it's assuming that nobody's fiddled with the keymaps. You could alternatively do: M-x quoted-insert RET RET -Dom

Dr Who - A second rate sci-fi show that is only popular in american due to their average stands?

2001-05-10 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:13:34PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? i've had lunch with a friend and its done bad things to me Clearly it's done odd things to

Re: mod perl

2001-05-10 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 10 May 2001, you wrote: From: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] so what is the preffered debugging method for discovering what this little leak might be .. strip the app down and build bit by bit .. or is there a clever way of looking at heap contents? Would MJD's Memoize

Re: mod perl

2001-05-10 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 10 May 2001, you wrote: Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: so what is the preffered debugging method for discovering what this little leak might be .. strip the app down and build bit by bit .. or is there a clever way of looking at heap contents? The

Re: (Ab)Using substr

2001-05-10 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: Mentioned this in passing to Piers and Leon last night and they seemed interested enough to justify posting it here. It's not mine :) My god, that's gorgeous. I think I'm going to cry... dha -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL

Re: Dr Who - A second rate sci-fi show that is only popular in american due to their average stands?

2001-05-10 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 06:03:53PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:13:34PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: would people mind if i turned up totally pissed from minute 0 to tonights meeting? i've had lunch with a friend

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:03:34AM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote: Penderels Oak, and afterwards I have a table at the Gaucho Grill for steak. Can't we just eat beef instead? It will be a lot less wooden for a start. Badoom, boom. Thankyourveramuch ladies and germs

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Nicholas Clark
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:44:41PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: * at 10/05 16:37 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said: Generally you can enter a control character into vi and most Unix shells by pressing ^V and then the character you want. ah, thanks In Emacs, it's ^Q, then the character you