No, Java programmers are not hanged, they are burned at the stake.
On Wed, 23 May 2001, Simon Wistow wrote:
Imp was crap when we started and it's also PHP based. I like PHP (/me
gets coat) but I wouldn't do a large scale application in it (especially
since I had just just done one then and hit some very large limitations)
Could you elaborate on that a
On Mon, 21 May 2001, jo walsh wrote:
please wibble at me soon if this will cause you problems, or wibble at me
or alex tomorrow if there are things you feel you're missing.
I don't seem to have my yacht or my large villa in Southern France. Is
this your fault?
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
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...
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.
On Wed, 16 May 2001, James Powell wrote:
On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:27:19PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote:
You've hit the fundamental problem with XP. Getting anything done requires
two programmers to agree on something; this, as everyone knows, is impossible.
No it isn't!
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Simon Wistow wrote:
This is the thirteenth of hopefully many weekly summaries of the London
Perl Mongers mailing list. For the week starting 2001-04-16:
Greg McCarroll asked about online brokers, Robert and
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Martin Ling wrote:
Hmm. I know someone who quite fancies Anya.
An somewhat sceptical essay I wrote on whether psychology was a science
for my A' level psychology course came back with "You can argue that
psychology is a science, you can't argue that it isn't" written on it.
I thought that rather nicely proved my point.
Well, it /would/ give me an excuse to buy all that cool outdoor stuff I
want (yes, of course I need that 200ukp sleeping bag...)
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote:
Mmm. I shall bring Mr Pointy. All subject to FMD of course.
I can probably be relied upon to bring a greater than
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Paul Mison wrote:
Kewl. Is it GPL?
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Niklas Nordebo wrote:
On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 05:48:42PM +, Robin Szemeti wrote:
and for a bonus half point (cos its easy) .. why was HAL called HAL?
It's IBM with each letter shifted once to the left.
Clarke plausibly denies that he noticed this before writing
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Leon Brocard wrote:
Really? How many flies do you have?
One on each pair of trousers. Except track-suit bottoms.
On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote:
Which is the ISO standard (number 8601) for dates for a very good
[who actually prefers MMDD because it sorts numerically]
ISO8601 allows MMDD too (IIRC).
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Simon Wilcox wrote:
I thought I'd look this up, but the BSI want 50 quid for a copy.
I appreciate this is how they make money to fund the standards work but it
seems a tad steep for the casual viewer such as myself.
Anyone know of a free online resource ?
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