Technical Meeting - 21st June

2001-06-18 Thread Dave Cross
Oh... er... it's only three days to the technical meeting and so far I don't seem to have any talks for it. I'll write my Perl for the People talk tonight and give that, and I think that Robin wanted to do something. There must be others out there who want to practice talks that they'll be

NYC Pictures

2001-06-15 Thread Dave Cross
A lot later that originally planned [insert bootsphoto.com rant here] I've finally got my photos of NYC back and am currently in the process of uploading them to http://www.dave.org.uk/ny/. Some semblance of order may well be imposed if I ever get some more spare time, but currently you'll just

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-15 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 09:42:20PM +0100, Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll sent the following bits through the ether: It is a very alpha-ish cgi script that simply compiles a Leader Board of known London.pm people The modules list is a bit out of date in this

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-15 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:18:47PM +0100, Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Richard Clamp sent the following bits through the ether: Yeah but if you did just parse 02packages blindly then Leon would have a bigger headstart with all of the Graphviz::GraphMyAunt modules. Family

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-15 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 11:29:27PM +0200, Paul Johnson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:18:47PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: Family graphs? Good call. What was that ancestry format again? GEDCOM. I wrote Gedcom.pm and I've actually had a couple of people asking about

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-15 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 11:53:30PM +0200, Paul Johnson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:38:44PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: and you've now been associated on the page with us as well ;-) Thanks. I'll have to be an honourary member since I'm in Switzerland at the

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-14 Thread Dave Cross
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 10:45:32PM +0100, Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: * Jonathan Stowe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: It had been my intention for the whole Gellyfish Clan to venture forth to Amsterdam but it looks like I will be the only representative now as the leader has

bk strikes again

2001-06-13 Thread Dave Cross
It's all been pretty civilised over on the Cookwook board recently which has made a nice change. I suspect it might all kick off again tho' when bk sees my response to his contribution to this thread: http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro/perlbbs.pl?read=5205 Dave... -- Drugs are just

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Dave Cross
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:55:17PM -0500, Mike Jarvis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Larry speaks in a bit over 9 hours. Yippee! Actually - he doesn't :) http://use.perl.org/article.pl?sid=01/06/12/2255236 Dave... -- Drugs are just bad m'kay

Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Cross
. * Every example uses /usr/bin/perl -wT * Every example uses strict (and, therefore, my) * Every example used CGI::param I consider this a massive improvement. Dave... p.s Oh, and the acknowledgements page lists Dave Cross, who not only pointed out the problems, but also helped me solve them :)

Re: Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Cross
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 12:10:08PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Remember the discussion some months ago about what a horrible book this was? Well, I've been exchanging emails with the author since slagging her off big-time

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-08 Thread Dave Cross
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 03:34:28PM +0100, Peter Haworth ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Can someone please remind me about the technical meeting on the 21st? Now that it looks like I might be in London at the time, I find I've deleted all the relevant messages and can't remember if there's an

Re: Social meet

2001-06-06 Thread Dave Cross
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 04:59:26PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Oki, assuming I don't get stranded in rush hour traffic (I'm only ickle), can find my way to the the PO (I used to do orienteering) and can recognise you lot, I shall see you tomorrow. Tho' if anyone going

Re: BUFFY - SPOILERS , DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN SKY 1 LAST NIGHT

2001-06-03 Thread Dave Cross
On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 04:45:45PM +0100, Leo Lapworth ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave, U still need last weeks video ? Nope. All caught up now thanks. Dave...

Re: BUFFY - SPOILERS , DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN SKY 1 LAST NIGHT

2001-06-02 Thread Dave Cross
On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 07:47:00AM +0100, Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT*

Re: Odd idiom

2001-05-29 Thread Dave Cross
On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 11:20:04PM -0700, Paul Makepeace ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Why do people say inherits from the Foo::Bar manpage and not Foo::Bar module/class? I mean, how can something inherit from a lump of documentation? Is this one of those klutz kult phenomenon or something I'm

Fwd: [info@yapceurope.org: YAPC::Europe conference, August 2-4, 2001, Amsterdam.]

2001-05-29 Thread London.pm - Dave Cross
, 29 May 2001 10:02:48 +0200 Message-Id: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: YAPC::Europe spamrobot :) [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: YAPC::Europe conference, August 2-4, 2001, Amsterdam. To: London.pm - Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] You are listed as the contact address for London.pm on http://www.pm.org

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-21

2001-05-26 Thread Dave Cross
At 14:31 25/05/2001, Leon Brocard wrote: Leon Brocard sent the following bits through the ether: there is also an unofficial technical meet for practicing TPC talks on Saturday from noon at state51: Just to confirm, this is still on. state51 is at 8-10 rhoda street, london e2 7ef:

Re: Decisions decisions

2001-05-26 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:57 25/05/2001, David Cantrell wrote: /me falls off the edge fxaaa ... SPLAT/fx goons He's fallen in the water. /goons -- http://www.dave.org.uk SMS: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Perl Training in the UK http://www.iterative-software.com/training/

Re: Beer fest beckons

2001-05-24 Thread Dave Cross
At 23:00 24/05/2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:28:49PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: So I get a call on my mobile in the middle of the beer fest from a potential collaborator telling me he can't send me the promised documentation due to the fact my inbox has exploded

Re: [Announce] Hackspoitation film fest

2001-05-24 Thread Dave Cross
At 23:18 24/05/2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Barbie ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] I seem to remember an extremely soft porn-ish film with julie andrews at one stage, all i can remember is giant toy soldiers. I don't think porn is even the right

Re: Election Manifestos

2001-05-23 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:37 22/05/2001, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Tue, May 22, 2001 at 05:23:32PM +0100, Cross David - dcross typed: I've not actually seen the manifesto, but from what I'm told it really means If you can't be bothered to take a few minutes to look, why the hell are you posting about

Re: Buffy gear

2001-05-23 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:16 23/05/2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 07:18:23PM +0100, Barry Pretsell wrote: QVC are selling lots of Buffy gear, tune into QVC now, or check out the wbesite Charisma Carpenter 'Cordelia' Signed Photo £64... Now i'm scared... Far cheaper on Yahoo Auctions:

Re: POSIX::localeconv()/Germany

2001-05-23 Thread Dave Cross
At 20:18 23/05/2001, you wrote: Anybody have experience with POSIX localization functions/clients in Germany? I've got a client in .de that wants prices to look like this: DEM 1.234,00 i.e., the thousands sep is a . and the decimal is a ,. The posix routines return a space for the thousands sep

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-21 Thread Dave Cross
At 23:30 21/05/2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 08:28:24AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Don't think anyone writes technical books for money. If they do, then they're in for a big shock. ...and you can just imagine how much more true that is for editing technical books

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 12:12 19/05/2001, Robin Houston wrote: On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 11:30:28PM +0100, Barry Pretsell wrote: 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 opinion? Don't

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 01:46 20/05/2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, May 19, 2001 at 07:20:31AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote: Who here has written a book? Simon and Dave at least. It's not easy, is it? You're asking the wrong guy. I don't write books for money, I write them to contribute information. Don't

Buffy - Argh!

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
For some reason, on Friday night Sky One, NTL and my VCR all conspired against me to give me a recording of Buffy and Angel with perfect picture and no sound. I'm guessing that's not how they were intended to be seen. If anyone can lend me a recording at some time this week I'd be most

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:28 19/05/2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sat, 19 May 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: Robin Houston writes: Don't forget the ever-fabulous http://corvin.spb.ru/ I'd also like to say that I'm pretty disgusted that the Perlmongers, of all people, would advocate pirating the Camel.

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 00:18 20/05/2001, Dean S Wilson wrote: I suppose the issue with books as PDF is that it leaves you wide open to rampant copying... A problem we're currently encountering with DMP. Some dickhead in Israel thinks it's clever to distribute the PDF for free from his website. Dave... --

Re: Sara Cox - was Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 00:06 20/05/2001, James Powell wrote: On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 12:00:38AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; The really interesting bit was Mr

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 10:14 20/05/2001, Barry Pretsell wrote: A problem we're currently encountering with DMP. Some dickhead in Israel thinks it's clever to distribute the PDF for free from his website. Why do Manning sell their books online as pdf files? and do they plan to stop it now that rampant copying

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 13:27 20/05/2001, Elaine -HFB- Ashton wrote: You can't expect to steal music and then bitch about how someone is stealing copies of your book on line. True. But just so as we know where we all stand. I have only ever used Napster to find copies of unavailable music. Dave... --

Re: Sara Cox - was Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 10:52 20/05/2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sun, 20 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I'm sure I'm really in the minority here, but I can't be the only one who finds all this discussion of the FHM list distasteful. I've never really understood why intelligent men find it acceptable

Re: Sara Cox - was Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-20 Thread Dave Cross
At 20:50 20/05/2001, Mike Jarvis wrote: Sunday, May 20, 2001, 3:19:47 AM, Dave Cross wrote: DC And besides, since when could you work out how sexy a woman (or man) was DC simply by looking at a photo. This is really two questions: 1) Can you tell from looking at a photo if this is someone you'd

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

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: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-13 Thread Dave Cross
At 15:27 13/05/2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 03:30:31AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/7/18866.html Absurd, laughable and bizarre. What *is* wrong with the UK? Don't ask me, you elected 'em. And it looks like you're all stupid enough to

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-13 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:22 13/05/2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 03:45:21PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: But given that the Socialist Alliance are only standing in ~100 constituencies, there doesn't seem to be any credible alternative. http

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-13 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:38 13/05/2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 05:22:49PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: How can any socialist not feel that when it came to the crunch socialism was rejected by intelligent people who understood its principals and benefits intimitadly because they could

Re: Traditional music (was Re: Movies (was Re: Buffy musings ...))

2001-05-12 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:36 12/05/2001, you wrote: I prefer trad English. And I really prefer trad. English vocal, preferably without instruments... Known amongst many of my friends as The Ballad Of God Knows Who[1] Dave... [1] Part of an affectionate classification of folk music into just two styles: The

Fwd: YAPC::Europe reminders, and requests for help (fwd)

2001-05-11 Thread Dave Cross
FYI, Ann is one of the Y::E committee this year. Dave... Envelope-to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 13:13:49 +0200 (CEST) From: Ann Barcomb [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: YAPC::Europe reminders, and requests for help (fwd) You talked about giving

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

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Cross
At 16:56 09/05/2001, you wrote: Cross David - dcross writes: Well, I prefer stuff with lyrics, but enjoy almost any kind of Irish (and English) folk music. The CDs on high rotation right now are: Brendan Begley, We Won't Go Home 'Til Morning Green Linnet Artists, Green Linnet Records:

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Dave Cross
At 18:10 08/05/2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: ... I wonder how hard it would be to get Faith or Charisma Carpenter or one of those other minor characters to do a meet'n'greet at TPC. I suspect they're hard to dislodge from LA, but it might still be worth a try[1]. I'm tracking down their agents

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Dave Cross
At 18:26 08/05/2001, Dean wrote: On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:20:33PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Whilst we're (kinda) on the topic, can I have a reminder of who's going to yapc. I'm still umm-ing and ahh-ing over whther I can afford it (us phud students suffer for our science). I'm

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:59 08/05/2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Tue, 8 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At 18:26 08/05/2001, Dean wrote: On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:20:33PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Whilst we're (kinda) on the topic, can I have a reminder of who's going to yapc. I'm still umm-ing

Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-04 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:56 04/05/2001, Dean wrote: Does the author of the book take an interest in the web group? I'd hope she'd be on there correcting him. She's around occasionally. She's a bit busy at the moment - getting the next edition finished before her baby is born later this month. Dave... --

Fwd: perl jobs page and list

2001-05-02 Thread Dave Cross
Envelope-to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 18:15:40 -0400 From: Uri Guttman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: perl jobs page and list Reply-to: Uri Guttman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] pm group leaders: please forward this to your local pm groups. as

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-05-01 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:53 30/04/2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I've got someone needing a form to mail script. Where's ours[0]? Ta, Dave [0] Oh, all right, yours since I bottled out. Current version is at http://www.dave.org.uk/scripts/notmatt/formmail.pl.txt but it needs some tightening up and peer review.

RE: Re: Review of Data munging with Perl on Slashdot

2001-04-26 Thread Dave Cross
From: Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 4/26/01 9:30:01 PM On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Niklas Nordebo wrote: Gets a 9, apparently. http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/04/26/1229238mode=thread For $deities sake dont tell Dave ... Too late! Dave... [feeling smug] --

RE: Tech mtg?

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Cross
At 17:08 18/04/2001, jo walsh wrote: this all gives me a creeping sense of deja type yeah, i've just looked and realised it says almost exactly the same thing on the website, except in more detail: http://london.pm.org/WhatDo.shtml Did _I_ do that? Whatever happened to my memory?

The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Cross
Remember the Liz Castro BBS that I was talking about a few weeks ago. Simon mentioned that a couple of the natives were getting restless and seemed uncomfortable with me being there. Well, one of them has finally snapped and is currently having a real go at me. If you want to take a look,

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:39 18/04/2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:30:56PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro/perlbbs.pl?read=4453 JS! stop it i'm replying! LOL at Greg's post. Greg++ -- http

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:39 18/04/2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:30:56PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro/perlbbs.pl?read=4453 JS! stop it i'm replying! LOL at Greg's post. And now this in a new

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:13 18/04/2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At 21:39 18/04/2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:30:56PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro

Re: The Most Boring Thread Ever on London.pm : Cool Letter Heads

2001-04-14 Thread Dave Cross
At 10:25 14/04/2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Sat, 14 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Sat, 14 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: ooh .. that reminds me .. the Census man has just dropped a form in .. I didn't reallise it was this year .. excellent .. now dont forget .. your religion is 'Jedi' ok

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-09 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:16 09/04/2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:09:14PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: might be nice to have status reports from: * The t-shirt committee There has been movement on this! I, however, will not be able to attend cos I have a visitor from the darker

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-09 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:10 09/04/2001, Neil Ford wrote: On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:09:14PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: If anyone doesn't know (or has forgotten), there will be a technical meeting on Thursday 19th April. It will be at State 51[1] and we'll start at about 7pm. Details on how to get

Re: Books

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:01 04/04/2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:26:02AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Wanderering around Charing Cross Road last night I picked up a couple of new Perl books, "Writing CGI Applications with Perl" by Kevin Meltzer Brent Michalski and "Instant

RE: Books

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:58 04/04/2001, Doug Sparling wrote: Dave... [wondering how he gets to be a technical editor] My experience suggests it may have something to do with being in the right place at the right time... :) Same goes for authoring -:) Oh, I know that :) Dave... --

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-03 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:12 03/04/2001, you wrote: Oh, so this list was a bunch of nutters and Buffy fans the whole time and no-one told me? Yeah. Sorry. We should probably make that clearer :) Dave... -- http://www.dave.org.uk SMS: [EMAIL PROTECTED] plugData Munging with Perl

Re: Social Meeting

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
At 20:57 02/04/2001, you wrote: On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 08:35:13PM +0100, Marty Pauley wrote: On Thu Mar 29 03:13:59 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Can someone product a set of simple instructions on how to get there. Could someone please post the directions before Thursday. http

Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
Does anyone know anything about the configuration of the Zeus web server? It's the web server that my main web hosts use and it's all getting a bit confusing. You may remember last week when I posted the URL of my Not-Matt scripts, in http://www.dave.org.uk/scripts/notmatt/. Gellyfish pointed

Re: Web Server Configuration

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:56 02/04/2001, you wrote: On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:45:59PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: As it`s not in my cgi-bin directory I`d expect to be shown the source of the script when I access this page. Instead the web server tries to run the script (and gives an error as the execute flag

Re: Still screwing up References: (was Re: Job: I'm looking for one..)

2001-03-29 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:08:44 +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 28 Mar 2001 08:02:39 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 12:34:41 +0100, Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 12:02:48PM +0100, alex wrote

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-29 Thread Dave Cross
At 29 Mar 2001 11:43:59 +0100, Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.tekmetrics.com/ aka brainbench seems to still be going strong. And last time I looked, they claimed I was the best Perl programmer in London. Don't expect

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:07:28 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: And I realise that my description yesterday was slightly inaccurate. I said it would parse Perl approximately. A better description would be that it parses

Happy

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
I'm very happy this afternoon. I've just seen a copy of my book on a shelf in a bookshop[1]. That's the first time I've seen it in the wild. Of course, I'd have been happier if someone had been buying it :) Dave... [1] It was Books etc. at Monument if anyone wants to rush out and buy it!

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 12:34:41 +0100, Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 12:02:48PM +0100, alex wrote: ps the big killer is that there is no large corporate generating tons of noise about Perl - whereas this is not the case for Java. Wait until TPC. Sounds

Re: yapc::Europe::19101?

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:38:51 +0200, Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone else heard anything about yapc::Europe::19101? Yeah. Dates and venues and stuff have been announced. And there was a CFP. It's all on http://www.yapc.org/Europe/. ISTR dimly that last year around this time

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 11:33:16 -0500, "David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:37:14PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David H. Adler wrote: What, no CiP rating??? Well, there wasn't any Perl code included. But it should be pretty straightforward to hack the

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:38:16 +0100 (BST), Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation of a Parse::Perl::Approx module :) You are an evil man. You know I'm

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:44:07 +0100, Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:35:33AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation of a Parse::Perl::Approx module :) What does it do? It, er

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At 18:52 28/03/2001, you wrote: Ok, I'm useless, but I've just been to talk to the Cittie, and they say they're booked out next Thursday. OK. Looks like it's back to the PO next Thursday then people. Dave... -- http://www.dave.org.uk SMS: [EMAIL PROTECTED] plugData Munging with Perl

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
that both NetThink, Iterative and other Perl Consultancies/Trainers want to make money. I'd also state the assumption that if proposed to the wider Perl community - Perl certification would go back into argument state, so I suggest (with Dave Cross' blessing), that we form the London.pm

Re: Certifiable ( was Re: Job: I'm looking for one.. )

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:57 28/03/2001, you wrote: On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Simon Cozens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:47:03PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:19 28/03/2001, Dave Cross wrote: At 21:24 28/03/2001, Simon wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 02:58:36PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Also i think the lack of Perl certification, is one of the biggest problems with Perl work in london, http://www.tekmetrics.com/ aka brainbench seems

Re: Certifiable ( was Re: Job: I'm looking for one.. )

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:44 28/03/2001, you wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 10:22:37PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: There _was_ a Perl certification mailing list that Skud started a while back. Unless we're thinking of different things, wasn't that just perl-trainers? No. There was definitely a perlcert as well

Social Meeting

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
OK. Bowing to pressure from the heretics - we'll go to the Anchor next Thursday. Never let it be said that I don't listen to the little people :) Can someone product a set of simple instructions on how to get there. And the only suggestion I've had so far for the technical meeting on the 19th

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 27 Mar 2001 11:08:04 +0100, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: at cebit, BT devices crashed and burned - why? they had been rushed out. BT is essentially a good technology if done right, the same is true for web sites, the industry just needs to slow its self down 'BT' eq

Re: originality

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 27 Mar 2001 11:41:05 +0100, Chris Heathcote [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sunday morning Perl advocacy at Speaker's Corner This _really_ should happen. Dave...

Re: white wine

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
At 00:07 27/03/2001, you wrote: * Simon Cozens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Ooh good. I got one of them for Christmas and still haven't gotten around to drinking it. Not sure I'll like it though, because Italian reds tend to be very thin, and I like chewy wines. We'll see. I don't want

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 27 Mar 2001 13:39:34 +0200, Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) That reminds me of an idea I had this morning on the way to work -- encode

Helping Less... er... Able... Programmers

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
I've developed this weird habit of hanging around places where less able Perl programmers congregate and trying to distribute clues. The latest place I've found is the BBS for readers of Liz Castro's book. It certainly gives you some perspective[1] on her target audience. Here's an example

Re: April Meetings

2001-03-26 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 26 Mar 2001 11:20:41 +0100, David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 07:25:39AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Thanks for the offer Simon, but I've already postponed this meeting once and am loathe to do it again. Shame :-( I was hoping to be able to make

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-26 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:46 26/03/2001, you wrote: On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Sun, 25 Mar 2001 22:21:52 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I've had a bit of a go at some of these today and they're up at http://www.dave.org.uk

April Meetings

2001-03-25 Thread Dave Cross
The April meetings are approaching and we have no firm plans for them yet. The social meeting will be on April 5th. Last plan I remember was that mstevens was going to investigate booking the cellar bar at the Cittie of Yorke. Did that happen? The technical meeting is on April 19th. Can

Re: upgrade fund

2001-03-25 Thread Dave Cross
At 22:17 25/03/2001, you wrote: unless anyone has any arguments, i'll buy a fast, reliable largish hard drive and lots of memory (i understand it's cheap at the moment) for penderel (the computer) this week. i'd like to do it via dabs.com, because their interface is useable and i've not

Re: April Meetings

2001-03-25 Thread Dave Cross
At 23:52 25/03/2001, you wrote: On Sun, Mar 25, 2001 at 06:44:43PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Also, we'll need speakers for the technical meeting. If you've got anything cool to tell us about, please let me know. It may be a good opportunity to practice TPC or YAPC talks. I can always do

RE: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-19

2001-03-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 05:31:25 -0500 (EST), Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 10:30:19 -, Matthew Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For even more points: What was the first TV show the Lenny Henry appeared on? Ironically for "right-on" Lenny, it was

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:37:51 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: L. said: World domination is ours. Muahahaha! Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. Ideas to the usual address. *Please* I thought that 'EasyScripts' (or,

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 07:18:05 +, celia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David H. Adler wrote: On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 10:22:34PM +, celia wrote: / me delurks - don't worry, you won't see much of me round here :) But... why?? Why I delurked, or why you won't see much of me on this

Re: Debuggers (was Re: Perl Training Courses)

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 09:37:39 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2001, Mar, 21, Cross, Dave wrote: And how about: a decent Perl debugger (that also happens to be free). You have a decent Perl debugger. It's called perl -d. Eugh. perl -d:ptkdb please. Yeah.

Re: Debuggers (was Re: Perl Training Courses)

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At 22 Mar 2001 09:02:31 +, Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 09:37:39 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2001, Mar, 21, Cross, Dave wrote: And how about: a decent Perl debugger (that also happens

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:38:48 -, "Clarke, Darren" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What was that book that Dave criticised on Amazon about 2 months ago? The one where the author emailed a reply which was passed around at the February social meeting? It was "Perl and CGI for the World Wide Web

RE: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
mailed a reply which was passed around at the February social meeting? Dave Cross replied: It was "Perl and CGI for the World Wide Web (Visual Quickstart Guide)" by Elizabeth Castro I've just rememebered that I put my review on your site as well. Having exchanged emails with t

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 17:56:16 +0100, Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Robin Houston wrote: use POSIX 'strftime'; print "The date is ", strftime("%m-%d-%y", localtime()), "\n"; Or, for those who want to type even less, strftime accepts a '%D' format specifier on at least some

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:01 22/03/2001, you wrote: On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 06:25:40PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: But we know that respectable publishers don't do that kind of thing, right? ^^ I don't understand. I think you'll find in it the dictionary as the definition of

Re: ISO8601 [was] Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-21 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 21 Mar 2001 11:37:32 + (GMT), AEF [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 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

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-21 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 21 Mar 2001 16:19:57 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of my collegues asked me about Perl training courses in the U.K. To be honest, we have no idea what is good, what is bad, etc, and so I suggested asking you lot. We've been looking through a Learning Tree

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