Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-18 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: It was a beginners guide to Arrays. Complete with examples drawing heavily on the world of Buffy. Now you made me look; I had only read through the first column of the article by the time I got to work this morning, and that was all about red, green, and blue, with a dash of

RE: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-18 Thread Nathan Torkington
Dave Cross writes: It's been so long, I have to ask: what was my article in the most recent TPJ? :-) It was a beginners guide to Arrays. Complete with examples drawing heavily on the world of Buffy. Oh I remember now. In fact, I specifically remember rolling my eyes :-) Nat

RE: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Matthew Jones
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/northern_ireland/newsid_1336000/1336347. stm Maybe their reason is wrong, but banning line dancing is a worthy end, surely? We could get rid of Steps at a stroke. Except Faye, of course. -- matt so how you gonna kick it? gonna kick it root down.

RE: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Matthew Jones
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/northern_ireland/newsid_1336000/1336347. stm Oh! This has to get my Quote of the Week: As far as it being sensual, that is not a word you would attribute to country music. -- matt so how you gonna kick it? gonna kick it root down.

Re: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Fri, May 18, 2001 at 09:29:42AM +0100, Matthew Jones typed: As far as it being sensual, that is not a word you would attribute to country music. They obviously haven't been listening to The Archers recently. R

Re: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 07:27:10AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: 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 Is that Alan Cox in the Red Hat in that photo? Inquiring minds wish to

Re: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Tony Bowden
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 07:27:10AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: 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 cue bad joke: - Why do Free Presbyterians not have sex standing up? - It

Re: Some Northern Irish Fun and Games ...

2001-05-18 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 18 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: 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 Yeah .. right. Let me get this straight .. you're trying to tell me you've actually grown up?

Re: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Simon Wistow
Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the whole audience laughing without actually saying anything for a few minutes and thena few minutes more just by saying what? Simon [easily amused]

Re: TPC Quiz Team

2001-05-18 Thread Simon Wistow
Leon Brocard wrote: Cross David - dcross sent the following bits through the ether: I need three volunteers to join me in the london.pm team for Jon Orwant's Internet Quiz at The Perl Conference. If you'll accept me, I'd be happy to join you... I'm up for it as well unless you find

TPC Quiz Lineup

2001-05-18 Thread Cross David - dcross
OK. The first response I got were from Paul Makepiece, Peter Haworth, and Leon. So that's the team. Simon was next - so he's the substitute (we'll use him if Leon gets stolen by Amsterdam.pm again). I'll go and register us now. If anyone else wants to play, there's nothing to stop you entering

London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-14

2001-05-18 Thread Leon Brocard
This is the seventeenth weekly summary of the London Perl Mongers mailing list. For the crazy week starting 2001-05-14: Don't forget the London.pm website for meetings etc. The next meeting is a social meeting apparently on Thursday 7th June which clashes with elections: http://london.pm.org/

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-14

2001-05-18 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 12:21:47PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: Now all I have to do is not volunteer for the p5p summary, Leon You're a marked man, you realise? -- If that makes any sense to you, you have a big problem. -- C. Durance, Computer Science 234

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-18 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 09:04:15PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: If you're getting it for the piccies, I would suggest you don't bother. Whilst SMG gets a full page, the picture of Miss Hannigan is small and a reprint of one of the ones from the photo shoot she did for FHM last year. Give me a

Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-18 Thread Robin Houston
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:05:44AM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela) Lingua::TokPisin::Perlpela? .robin. -- Have you been certain you came to me the real reason explain anything else that I came to you the

RE: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the whole audience laughing without actually saying anything for a few

Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/05 14:51 +0100 Cross David - dcross said: From: Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 2:34 PM On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:05:44AM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela)

Re: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 02:54:41PM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the

Perlish interface to PayPal?

2001-05-18 Thread Paul Makepeace
Anyone aware of an interface either through the web or more directly that will provide the usual paypal facilities through a perl interface? CPAN command=i /paypal/ / didn't get any hits. Paul

Re: Perlish interface to PayPal?

2001-05-18 Thread Jonathan Peterson
This (non-perl unix command line tool) might be better than nothing: http://members01.chello.se/hampasfirma/ppsend/ -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Fun with Attributes

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
Thanks to Damian's Attribute::Handlers it's now possible to do what I wanted to do for some time (but haven't quite gotten around to) and very easily (and it's on its way to CPAN; suggestions/patches welcome): use Attribute::Memoize; sub fib :Memoize { my $n = shift; return

Re: Perlish interface to PayPal?

2001-05-18 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 03:44:13PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: This (non-perl unix command line tool) might be better than nothing: http://members01.chello.se/hampasfirma/ppsend/ Great, thanks, that's the ticket. Seems like it's a simple WAP/XML interface. For anyone that's curious it

Activestate and Debian

2001-05-18 Thread David Cantrell
Has anyone tried Activestate's packaged perl 5.6 for Debian? I wouldn't normally consider them, but there's no other packaged 5.6 for Debian- stable. -- David Cantrell | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/ Rip, Mix, Burn, unless you're using our most advanced operating

Re: Activestate and Debian

2001-05-18 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 05:04:21PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: Has anyone tried Activestate's packaged perl 5.6 for Debian? I wouldn't normally consider them, but there's no other packaged 5.6 for Debian- stable. I'd just run -testing. That to me would be less invasive and likely to break

Re: Happy Happy Joy Joy!

2001-05-18 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 08:20:47AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: I finally received my copy of TPJ in the mail yesterday. And there was much rejoicing :) If it makes anyone feel better, I just heard from Mr. Orwant that *his* copy hasn't arrived yet... :-) dha, who thinks the overseas copies

Re: Happy Happy Joy Joy!

2001-05-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/05 12:54 -0400 David H. Adler said: On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 08:20:47AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: I finally received my copy of TPJ in the mail yesterday. And there was much rejoicing :) If it makes anyone feel better, I just heard from Mr. Orwant that *his* copy hasn't arrived

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::TieClasses 0.01

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME Attribute::TieClasses - attribute wrappers for CPAN Tie classes SYNOPSIS use Attribute::TieClasses; my $k : Timeout(EXPIRES = '+2s'); # loads in Tie::Scalar::Timeout and tie()s $k with those options DESCRIPTION Damian Conway's wonderful

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::Abstract 0.01

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME Attribute::Abstract - implementing abstract methods with attributes SYNOPSIS package SomeObj; use Attribute::Abstract; sub new { ... } sub write : Abstract; DESCRIPTION Declaring a subroutine to be abstract using this attribute causes a call

O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-18 Thread Barry Pretsell
I'm interested to know if anyone uses Safari to read O'Reilly books online. http://safari1.oreilly.com/tablhom.asp?home It sounds like a good idea (must be better than having 3 editions of Programming Perl) and I'm tempted to give it a go, so any Safari subscribers out there with an