Re: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:20 16/05/2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 05:08:17PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51586918 The economy took another downturn today as the few remaining London based dot-coms utilized the last of their ever diminishing budgets in an

e-mail

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
Hi, due to some BT/ADSL fun and games last night i managed to bounce almost every message that was directed to me, so if you mailed me about something important please resend it. Cheers, Greg -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Cross David - dcross
I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. This is our big chance to get revenge for the injustices of last year. Dave... -- The information contained in this communication is confidential, is intended only for the use of

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Mark Fowler
On Wed, 16 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: I don't think Perl 6 can be a tremendous leap forward, not because of RFC's along the lines of `Perl must stay Perl', but because the next leap forward is VisualPerl which will be as much about IDE as core language. Now lets not get hung up on the

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Mark Fowler
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Cross David - dcross wrote: I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. Does it have questions on Buffy and drinking competitions? Later Mark. -- The use of the beer glass image in association with

RE: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 9:24 AM On Thu, 17 May 2001, Cross David - dcross wrote: I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. Does it have questions on Buffy and drinking

Re: e-mail

2001-05-17 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Hi, due to some BT/ADSL fun and games last night i managed to bounce almost every message that was directed to me, so if you mailed me about something important please resend it. Did you get my post? .. here it is again: Greg .. I just had a

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 09:17:04AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. This is our big chance to get revenge for the injustices of last year. I'll help. Mike Stok and I between

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Piers Cawley
Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Coo, coo, see the fabled perl6, remark how it looks just like perl5, wonder if anything's different and if there's a point to all this ;-) Blasphemy ahead .. I don't think Perl 6 can be a

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Piers Cawley
Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 10:06:22PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: And just to complete my final blasphemy, Visual Basic, may have a shit language behind it, it may have performance problems, it may be very limited and may force you to implement the

test

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
just a test -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: test

2001-05-17 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:06:41AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: just a test You say that it's just test. Who are we to believe you. In fact, I think you're part of the US Govt consipracy to overload foreign networks with test messages. Prove that you're not. -Dom (Not My Real Name)

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Simon Cozens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 10:06:22PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: of RFC's along the lines of `Perl must stay Perl', but because the next leap forward is VisualPerl which will be as much about IDE as core language. Now lets not get hung up on the IDE

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll writes: I don't think Perl 6 can be a tremendous leap forward, not because of RFC's along the lines of `Perl must stay Perl', but because the next leap forward is VisualPerl which will be as much about IDE as core language.

Re: Enough!

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Wistow
Simon Cozens wrote: One of the things I plan to do on my way around America after TPC is sit down with Kevin and DHD and start writing some funky robots. sphinx + infobot + reefknot + festival -- why hire a secretary when you can write one? :) I've been meaning to have a crack at hooking

Re: They are all vampires!

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://members.netscapeonline.co.uk/antibetdesign/vampires.htm Lots of work for the Buffster to do, i'm sure Buffy will have to wrestle with Scully to slay her - perhaps in a vat of jello ;-). (via popbitch), Leon Sure Leon, we believe you got it via

pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: Enough!

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:27:47AM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Fairly easy to write your own 'Wildfire'-esque system with this. Hook it into Mister House (open source home automation program, http://misterhouse.net/) and you could do some really funky things by just phoning up your house

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make sure the thing's in stock before ordering. Roger

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Ball
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). Dabs.com is fine. Scan.co.uk has great deals, but if you get some kind of after-sales it seems you're

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Sharpe
Greg McCarroll wrote: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net www.scan.co.uk paul -- Paul Sharpe Tel:

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, AEF wrote: later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). However, ^ Ugh! I can't believe I did that... Tony

Re: streaming output

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Liney
From: Robert Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Philip Newton [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] At a guess: Content-Encoding: gzip instead. Yep that worked, According to RFC2616 Content-Encoding: x-gzip should have worked as well: Use of program names for the identification of encoding formats

Re: T-Shirts

2001-05-17 Thread Barbie
From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] ...and then sunny Birmingham .. You must have been dreaming! Barbie, currently sitting in a high-rise office block in rainy Brum.

Re: T-Shirts

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Wistow
Barbie wrote: ...and then sunny Birmingham .. You must have been dreaming! I was stuck in the Chamberlain hotel on Broad Street. I wanted to go out for a walk and go to a bar and a restaurant (rather than being stuck in the hotel ones) but it was absolutley pissing it down with rain so I

Re: test

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: just a test Sorry, didn't arrive in Germany. You have some kind of UK only filter on these things? Please sent it again, with the filter turned off. Cheers, Philip (feeling testy) -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're

Re: e-mail

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: talking of old money did you know that about 92%[1] of used fifty pound notes have traces of cocaine on them? Probably from the crack-snorting scientists who test them. [1] i couldnt remember the exact figure, but it was high, so 92% sounded good. Did you know that

Re: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Szemeti wrote: http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51586918 Yum. Pricey, though. 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: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Paul Makepeace wrote: The - to . conversion [...] will be a wonderful thing. To be honest, I never understood the point of that conversion. Is it an attempt to make Perl look more like VB? Or like Java? Or trying to save keystrokes? Simplify the lexer? The array seemed fine to me the way it

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Roger Burton West [EMAIL PROTECTED] On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make sure

RE: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 11:57 AM Robin Szemeti wrote: http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51586918 Yum. Pricey, though. Oh, I don't know. It's not _that_ expensive. I may have another look just before it closes tomorrow morning. If it's

Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Merijn Broeren
Hi, Have you seen http://www.bagley.org/~doug/shootout/ ? My pike loving friend was amused to see Perl and Python trounced. But the testing rig was written in Perl at least. Cheers -- Merijn Broeren | Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavour of life, Software Geek | take big

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Tony Bowden
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:19:27PM +0200, Merijn Broeren wrote: Have you seen http://www.bagley.org/~doug/shootout/ ? My pike loving friend was amused to see Perl and Python trounced. But the testing rig was written in Perl at least. His perl isn't necessarily the fastest in all cases. I

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Merijn Broeren
Quoting Tony Bowden ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): His perl isn't necessarily the fastest in all cases. I sped some of his scripts up quite significantly - enough to move it back up above Python anyway ;) I was looking at the attributions page and saw only your name. I was kind of expecting the

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:26:17AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: I tried to use VB once. I kept thinking Why isn't this as good as Interface Builder is on NeXTSTEP? Actually, I find myself thinking that when I use almost any IDE... Heh. Same here, although if you discount Interface Builder, VB

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Damian Conway
Now I'm not buying into the argument on either side, but it does remind me of a lovely quote by Australian programming legend Alan Kennington: Eiffel is some sort of avant-garde French computing movement which believes that programming is reactionary and oppressive.

[OT] Cordelia (was Re: They are all vampires!)

2001-05-17 Thread Nathan Torkington
Speaking of vampires, you've got a treat coming up with Angel. After the exploitative tv show there was a lull of a week, and then ... Boobapalooza! You boys will be capturing plenty of stills from the season-ending shows. Think Princess Leia only funny and jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Nat

RE: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Nathan Torkington
Cross David - dcross writes: Having read Nat's article in the new TPJ, I think we should also have: The use of Buffy the Vampiure Slayer in association with the Perl language is a trademark of the London Perl Mongers It's been so long, I have to ask: what was my article in the most recent

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:03:35AM +0100, AEF wrote: When I last ordered a HDD from Dabs, they mailed me a couple of days later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting

Re: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Cross David - dcross wrote: Oh, and there's a picture of the whole cast, just signed by SMG tho' at http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51612812. I suppose at this point, grep will wonder why the Bufster uses her fake name when signing pictures. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL

RE: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Robert Thompson
From: Philip Newton [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Cross David - dcross wrote: Oh, and there's a picture of the whole cast, just signed by SMG tho' at http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51612812. I suppose at this point, grep will wonder why the Bufster uses her fake name when

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. It *is* in stock, it's just taking them four days - and counting - to get around to shipping it. If your in London then

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Barbie
Thinking of big hard drives... http://www.dabs.com/products/compare.asp?action=selectedprodtype=14 Nice feature. Bugger I bought a 41.1Gb IBM Deskstar the other month from Dabs and now they've drop their price by £25. Barbie

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:01:11AM +0100, Chris Ball wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still. Martin

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:36:58PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:01:11AM +0100, Chris Ball wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still.

Re: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Cross David - dcross wrote: Oh, and there's a picture of the whole cast, just signed by SMG tho' at http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51612812. I suppose at this point, grep will wonder why the Bufster uses her fake name when signing

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dean S Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: -Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. It *is* in stock, it's just taking them four days - and counting - to

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Alex Gough
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:03:35AM +0100, AEF wrote: When I last ordered a HDD from Dabs, they mailed me a couple of days later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Alex Gough wrote: Simply have a habit of sending me things in a really big brown paper bag, Simply sent my HDD in a big brown box. Which was in a really big brown paper bag. Tony

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Robin Houston
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:19:27PM +0200, Merijn Broeren wrote: My pike loving friend was amused to see Perl and Python trounced. But the testing rig was written in Perl at least. I was astounded by the performance of Ocaml. Being forced by an insane lecturer to debug an obfuscated Ocaml

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:04:47PM +0100, Robin Houston wrote: Statement: (And _boy_ can you write obfuscated Ocaml programs if you try! User-definable infix operators are an especially nice touch in that regard) Answer: Why isn't Ocaml more popular? Is there a good reason? -Dom

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Robin Houston
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:06:45PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:04:47PM +0100, Robin Houston wrote: Statement: (And _boy_ can you write obfuscated Ocaml programs if you try! User-definable infix operators are an especially nice touch in that regard)

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Houston ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:19:27PM +0200, Merijn Broeren wrote: My pike loving friend was amused to see Perl and Python trounced. But the testing rig was written in Perl at least. I was astounded by the performance of Ocaml. But the question

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:12:58PM +0100, Robin Houston wrote: I don't find that enormously convincing as a reason, though. You may have noticed that it's possible to write obfuscated Perl programs ;) No, I've only over seen pleasant, readable perl code posted to this list. C++ is also

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:41:06PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still. *mumble* xargs(1) *mumble* find / -user you

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:20:08PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I still remember an article about C++ templating being a turing complete language in it's own right or something weird. This isn't it, but is entertaining anyway: http://www.annexia.org/freeware/cpptemplates/ And if you

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:25:22PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: I haven't seen a really good one for SOMEBODY SET UP US THE BOMB yet. apt-get install the-bomb doesn't qualify. dpkg --configure ? -- I don't think so, said Rene Descartes. Just then, he vanished.

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 14:48 17/05/01 +0100, you wrote: If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending lately its getting easier to haggle the price down. Are you refering to the 'computer fair' or just TCR in general?

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Ball
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:32:03PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: apt-get install the-bomb doesn't qualify. dpkg --configure ? *laughs out loud in the middle of easyEverything* Nice one. :-) ~C. -- Chris Ball. [EMAIL PROTECTED] || http://printf.net/ finger: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I must not edit

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Martin Ling [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 9:25 AM Subject: Re: pc components On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:41:06PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Merijn Broeren wrote: Quoting Tony Bowden ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): His perl isn't necessarily the fastest in all cases. I sped some of his scripts up quite significantly - enough to move it back up above Python anyway ;) I was looking at the attributions page and

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Robin Houston
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:28:13PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: But the question is, are they generating C code from Ocaml code and compiling it, I don't think so. I think the Ocaml compiler compiles directly to machine code. But what difference does it make, ultimately? this would explain

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Peter Haworth
On Thu, 17 May 2001 09:17:04 +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. Count me in! This is our big chance to get revenge for the injustices of last year. I'm finding it more annoying

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Jonathan Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] At 14:48 17/05/01 +0100, Dean wrote: If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending lately its getting easier to haggle the price

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Dean S Wilson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 10:51 AM Subject: Re: pc components If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: will [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 4:47 PM Subject: Re: pc components Not as pretty as Buffy or Willow about as close as you can get (sort of). In terms of celebrity status I mean. Quick, someone pass me a shovel.

Perl Journal in the shops?

2001-05-17 Thread Jon Eyre
Has anyone sighted TPJ in a (London) newsagent or bookshop, or know who the UK distributor is? cheer j --- jon eyre ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) (http://simpson.dyndns.org/~jon/) the slack which can be described is not the true slack

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
will wrote: rm -f zig mv zig/* CATS/ , surely? 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: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
Peter Haworth wrote: Come to think of it, if Buddy was the password, how come we all know what it is (now, at least). Aren't passwords supposed to be secret? I believe there was a news story about the first law to be signed into, well, law electronically by the POTUS by typing in his dog's

Re: Buffy ...

2001-05-17 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:25:44AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: At 17:20 16/05/2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 05:08:17PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: http://page.auctions.yahoo.com/uk/auction/51586918 The economy took another downturn today as the few remaining London based

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:42:43PM -0500, will wrote: rm -f zig ? No! for GREAT_JUSTICE in $WAY_TO_DESTRUCTION; do mv zig $WHAT_YOU_DOING; done Martin

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Ian Brayshaw
will [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote something that looked like the following: Apparently it is Craig 'Red Dwarf' Charles's regular and he was there a few weeks ago when we were there. Not as pretty as Buffy or Willow about as close as you can get (sort of). I saw Craig Charles at the Melbourne Comedy

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Ian Brayshaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 11:18 AM Subject: Re: pc components will [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote something that looked like the following: Apparently it is Craig 'Red Dwarf' Charles's regular and he was

Re: More Questions

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 05:15:56PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: Did you mean like this? tie my %scores, 'Tie::Hash::Rank'; [overengineering snipped] Or you could do it in two lines: my $i; my %rank = map { $_ = ++$i } sort {$scores{$a} = $scores{$b}} keys %scores; -- teco /dev/audio

FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Neil Ford
Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10, Alyson Hannigan!!! Nuff said :-) Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Managing Director, Yet Another Computer Solutions Company Limited [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
www.insight.com - they 0wn Action, and they've never let me down. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Indys are very nice indeed. However, I think I got a pretty good deal when I swapped mine for a loaded Sun SS1000e :-) Sellout! -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Leon Brocard
Neil Ford sent the following bits through the ether: The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10, Alyson Hannigan!!! You missed out the very important: No 27, Charisma Carpenter ;-), Leon -- Leon

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Leon Brocard
Simon Cozens sent the following bits through the ether: My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:36:12PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10, Alyson Hannigan!!! Nuff said :-) Oh, you bastards. You utter, utter,

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:54:12PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:36:12PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10,

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:54:12PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:36:12PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10,

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Benson
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:13:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: p.s. I have never used Delphi. scores 8/10 as a BD language (it *is* related to Pascal :-) scores 9/10 for does-what-you-expect OTOH the documentation (when I used it) scored -1. (Whereas VB3 (or was it VB4) scored -INFINITY

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Merijn Broeren
Quoting Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): ps amsterdam.pm team last time, so which .pm next time? ;-) With your record of being everywhere where there is a conference, I would say you can hook up with any .pm :-) cheers, -- Merijn Broeren | Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavour of

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: you see quite a few go on Yahoo .. Indys seem to be about 100 quid, OK, that's slightly more than the shipping from Londres to Baaf... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Benson
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 06:45:33AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote: It's been so long, I have to ask: what was my article in the most recent TPJ? :-) You want me type it in?? All about arrays, Basics, Positions, Position vs count, foreach loops, reverse and sort, ... Sound familiar? --

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:27:32AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Delphi rules. Still not as good Interface Builder + Objective C + AppKit + NeXTSTEP... Having used both, I totally disagree. YMMV of course :-) Interface Builder is damn good but plenty of stupid shit in it (why am I setting

Re: [gnat@frii.com: Damian Conway's Exegesis 2]

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 12:59:53PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Paul Makepeace wrote: The - to . conversion [...] will be a wonderful thing. To be honest, I never understood the point of that conversion. Is it an attempt to make Perl look more like VB? Or like Java? Or trying to save

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:12:52PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to Tottenham Court Road to actually buy it. The prices are generally comparable, and you get it *there and

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:12:52PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to Tottenham Court Road to actually buy it. The prices are generally comparable, and you get it *there and

RE: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Cross
At 13:45 17/05/2001, you wrote: Cross David - dcross writes: Having read Nat's article in the new TPJ, I think we should also have: The use of Buffy the Vampiure Slayer in association with the Perl language is a trademark of the London Perl Mongers It's been so long, I have to ask: what

Re: Microsoft.FUKT

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 10:24:56PM +0200, Niklas Nordebo wrote: As usual, registration can be bypassed by replacing www with channel, ie: http://channel.nytimes.com/2001/05/03/technology/03SOFT.html On similar lines, robots.cnn.com is ad free. E.g.

Re: Perl Journal in the shops?

2001-05-17 Thread Barry Pretsell
I have seen Perl Journal in Borders on Oxford Street, usually there before the I receive my copy by mail. Happy hunting, Barry - Original Message - From: Jon Eyre [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 4:42 PM Subject: Perl Journal in the shops? Has

Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
This is the sort of thing that happens in the country i grew up in http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/northern_ireland/newsid_1336000/1336347.stm -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Happy Happy Joy Joy!

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
I finally received my copy of TPJ in the mail yesterday. And there was much rejoicing :) 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.