Re: Using perl for a high performance mailer daemon ?

2001-06-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Greg Cope wrote: Sorry to drag the tone back down to perl You could at least have done it on the proper list (you know, the one that Jonathan Stowe said he wouldn't be closing down this afternoon). CC'ed to the real list. I fixed the reply

Re: YAPC::Europe: flights, hotels and minigolf.

2001-06-18 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 17 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Leo Lapworth ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, I'm now 'official' all the way, flights and hotel. Easyjey seem to have worked it out and have put up the flight costs by a couple of quid (£71 inc card charg of 3 quid)! still thats not bad

Re: Templating Solutions

2001-06-18 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On 18 Jun 2001, Steve Mynott wrote: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Template Toolkit HTML::Mason Text::Template HTML::Template HTML::Embperl Also Apache::ASP I did have this crackhead idea a week or two ago about making something that 'Compiled' HTML

Re: Templating Solutions

2001-06-18 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 06:30:24PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Simon Wilcox wrote: I avoided HTML::Embperl, HTML::Mason Apache::ASP because they all embed perl into the template which is a Bad Thing (tm). Why is that so evil? I'm willing

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-16 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Some people asked about how to get on the modlist, as far as I know the process is detailed here http://www.cpan.org/modules/04pause.html#namespace And I bet Johan was figuring on a quiet weekend :) /J\

Re: CMS frameworks

2001-06-16 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Some guys out here in Brizzle want to do Yet Another CMS. Are there any frameworks out there they can plug together to make something plausible? What is CMS ? I guess it isnt the Compact Muon Solenoid in this context. /J\

Re: Tie::Hash::Transactional

2001-06-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, David Cantrell wrote: Go me! Tie::Hash::Transactional is written. It implements a hash which you can checkpoint and rollback. Thats weird, I just wrote something that did that very thing the other day .. the transactional bit was just a side affect of having a tied

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: So how many people are bringing partners to YAPC::Europe? 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 decided that she has been to

Re: Y::E accomodation

2001-06-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Redvers Davies wrote: The Bilderberg Garden Hotel. lastmin.com do bookings for it. Wow. Either you have more money than you know what to do with or your company allows for higher expenses than mine. www.lastminute.com says GBP 82.90 - GBP 126.46;

Re: Training anyone ?

2001-06-13 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Nicholas Clark wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:57:08PM +0100, Dave Thorn wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:59:54PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Dave Thorn wrote: that settles it, yes. everything's for sale, even pride. London Pride? obviously. they

Test of sorts

2001-06-12 Thread Jonathan Stowe
Since I've changed my mail setup I've had a bit of a problem with resending the bounced mails - hopefully this will prove that I fixed it :) You shouldnt be seeing any spurious [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: headers in this ... /J\ -- Jonathan Stowe Analyst/Programmer Netscalibur UK Tel: 0870 887

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 11 Jun 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: At 13:01 11/06/01 +0100, you wrote: Unlikely. http://www.iterative-software.com/~pdcawley/acme.png is vaguely perlish though. Hey, that's a good photo. It's Leontastic. No Red eyes, not sitting in front of a picture of well known nazi leader

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-10 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Richard Clamp wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:57:52PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:10:53PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: And how about a signal/noise bias? ;-) The noise *is* signal. I'll have what he's drinking. Drinking ? SEE

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-10 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Redvers Davies sent the following bits through the ether: I'll be there... btw, has anyone heard back from the YAPC::Europe peeps about which papers have been accepted?... or have any idea when the

Re: Default library paths

2001-06-10 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Matthew Robinson wrote: Apologies in advance if I have missed something blindingly obvious :) I need to change the default library paths in a compiled copy of perl. Basically, I want to move /usr/lib/perl5 into /usr/local/lib/perl5. I am unable to recompile perl as it

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:59:48PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote: Are these e-mail addresses? If so, does it make it possible to forward all 4 denials in 1 message To: all four and ask for one joined up government answer?

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Paul Makepeace wrote on Donnerstag, 7. Juni 2001 13:27: Greg McCarroll: 1546 ** Dave Cross: 762 Jonathan Stowe: 729

No Subject

2001-06-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
Oh my word, why *is* Nathan Barley on 18:23 from Cannon Street? /J\

Re: old pictures

2001-06-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 3 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: just looking at some old pictures of london.pm meetings and YAPC::Europe and i came across the classic, London.pm drinking in a hair dressing salon, http://217.34.97.146/~gem/pics/london.pm/2000/july/DSCF0036.JPG But what *was* that all

Re: Religion

2001-06-02 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: The actions and spirit of paganism (say, wearing leaves and dancing round a tree in May) are good healthy things to do. What with this and Piers' earlier revelations and the ever present Unixbeard I have this feeling that maybe we ought to get a

The truth will out ( was Re: BUFFY - SPOILERS , DO NOT READ IF YOUHAVE NOT SEEN SKY 1 LAST NIGHT)

2001-06-02 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 2 Jun 2001, Matthew Robinson wrote: [1] Don't ask me why I was watching Live Kicking as I don't know the answer Oh we will ask you, and you are expected to make up some bulllshit however ludicrous, now that Ant Dec dont do it you cant say you fancy them ... /J\

Re: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Richard Clamp ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 07:40:46PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: I'm still up for organizing it - its just herding you cats up in one place is the problem. If you book it, they will come. i

Re: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Jonathan Stowe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Richard Clamp ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 07:40:46PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: I'm still up for organizing it - its just

Re: crazy golf

2001-05-31 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 24 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: What ever happened to the london.pm crazy golf game? I'm still up for organizing it - its just herding you cats up in one place is the problem. /J\

Re: (Chief) Wizard for hire...

2001-05-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 29 May 2001, Paul Sharpe wrote: Dave Hodgkinson wrote: James Powell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Ooh that would have been very useful for me at one time. I've got bells ringing in my head about how hard it was to get a C library out of them in the early days.

Re: Long shot

2001-05-21 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 21 May 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: Anyone know a windows IMAP client that: 1. Isn't Netscape 2. Isn't Eudora 3. Actually Works 4. Is free or cheap PC Pine. /J\

Piracy (was Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?)

2001-05-20 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 20 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: 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://xx.xxx.xx/ I'd also like to say that I'm pretty disgusted that the Perlmongers

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

2001-05-20 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 20 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: 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

Cats Are the Unseen Rulers of the World (was Re: Politics (was RE:BOFHs requiring license))

2001-05-15 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Alex Gough ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I appoint Greg as my Culture Adviser and as head of the church. Any volunteers for my other minions? Even if you don't want a cabinet post, please feel free to volunteer as a Henchman. You'll get

Privacy, its their choice! ( was Re: Enough!)

2001-05-15 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 15 May 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 15 May 2001, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 12:04:24PM +0100, James Powell wrote: Heh, don't forget to have a RBL-like list of source telephone numbers. Definitely. A whitelist too, of course. And if it's withheld,

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 13 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: 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*

Politics (was Re: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
I just thought I'd remind you all that the last time talk here turned to politics it nearly ended in tears before bedtime. Please think before you post anything potentially inflamable as I think there are a wider variety of more strongly held views represented here than is apparent from the

RE: Perl training

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Matthew Jones wrote: http://www.iterative-software.com/training/ Can you do another Perl course, please? CHOPS programming: Please dont do that while I'm eating crisps again - I nearly ashpyxiated :) /J\

Re: Perl training

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Chris Ball wrote: On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 12:21:59PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: STPPPIDD! OoOoOoh, Red Snapper! Very tasty! /obscure_quoting Wheel of Fish! /J\

Re: Enough!

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On 14 May 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Please, would you take the politics elsewhere? Some of us really don't give a shit either way. I did warn them but they appeared to ignore me ... /J\

RE: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Roger Horne wrote: On Mon 14 May, Matthew Jones wrote: No, class sizes are down in primary schools (were primaries specified on the pledge card?). Secondary school classes are level or *slightly* up, IIRC. Some spokesman on the radio this morning promised to reduce

RE: BOUNCE london-pm@lists.dircon.co.uk: Non-member submission from [Melissa Fivelman Melissa.Fivelman@ebookers.com]

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
prior to replying as could have been determined empirically from the lack of new messages to that address. Thanks melissa No problem. /J\ -Original Message- From: Jonathan Stowe [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 14 May 2001 15:57 To: Melissa Fivelman Subject: Re: BOUNCE [EMAIL

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

2001-05-12 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On 12 May 2001, Piers Cawley wrote: I prefer trad English. And I really prefer trad. English vocal, preferably without instruments... I thought I saw someone who looked like you with the Morris Dancers last monday :) /J\

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: How many things do you have on top of your monitor? Er, none this is a laptop :) I did have a wooden camel on top of the old desktop machine but this is now on top of the telly. /J\

An outside the M25 UK resident catches up on his mail (was Re: seeattachment)

2001-05-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: well i had 15 minutes to spare so i decided to do this ... Its all over then ... /J\

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Jonathan Stowe
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 and ahh-ing over whther I can afford it (us phud

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 8 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: 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

Spammers dont you just love 'em

2001-05-06 Thread Jonathan Stowe
I think these people have a problem with spamming customers: This message was created automatically by mail delivery software. A message that you sent could not be delivered to all of its recipients. The following address(es) failed: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: SMTP error from remote mailer after

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 4 May 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 04 May 2001, you wrote: The man who sees, on New Year's day, Mount Fuji, a hawk, and an eggplant is forever blessed. -- Old Japanese proverb The man who sees, on New Year's day, Mount Fuji, a hawk, and an eggplant is

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-04-30

2001-05-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 3 May 2001, Paul Mison wrote: On 03/05/2001 at 13:56 +0100, Leon Brocard wrote parenthetically: some of London.pm were over in NYC - is anyone going to write a report? Yes, eventually; I sent a message about this earlier but forgot to mung the sender address so it'll need approving

Re: Funny thing

2001-05-01 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 1 May 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: I'm sure there's a good reason for it, but the code below gives a syntax error. I think it ought to do what it looks like it ought to do. What's the reason? $foo = 'bar'; $foo =~ /bar/ and {print yes; print yes again;} ... and do { print ...

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Jonathan Stowe wrote: And hide the test failures if you are running on SCO OpenServer or Unixware (see p5p passim) :) Does anyone still run SCO? Thought they'd all died. Yep. Our billing system runs on it. And apart from the occasional

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Chris Ball wrote: [ I sent this earlier on, but it doesn't seem to have gone through - I'm trying again using the address I subscribed with, but I'm sure I've used a non-subscription address before. Are postings subscriber only ..? ] Yes. postings are subscriber

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 28 Apr 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:16:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Clearly says someone who's hasn't installed Oracle recently! You can install Oracle now? Wow, they must have really been fixing it of late. Great. They keep sending me the 9i suite

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Alex Page wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:47:47PM -0400, David H. Adler wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:56:22PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: Hmm, I'm feeling like this is getting waaay too off-topic What is this off-topic you speak of? Is it a custom of your

Re: davorg, evil destroyer of privacy

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Marcel Grunauer wrote: On Thursday, April 26, 2001, at 07:23 PM, Niklas Nordebo wrote: Gets a 9, apparently. http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/04/26/1229238mode=thread I like the following comment (I know you've seen it, Niklas): =for amusement Boycott

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Ian Brayshaw wrote: Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] The first (PerlIO) method ought to work though, because PerlIO layers are lower-level than tied filehandles. So if you can use perl 5.7.1... Sure ... now all I have to do is convince my boss 5.7.1 is the best choice

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-26 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Ian Brayshaw wrote: Hi, Sorry to pollute this list with a question about Perl... I am writing a customer handler for loading modules at runtime, taking advantage of the support for coderefs in the @INC array. By deleting entries in the %INC hash for loaded modules I

Re: Company Name

2001-04-25 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 01:39:38PM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: I thought of Shiels IT Services, but one potential acronym of this is not very pleasing :-) Well, that might be a feature, you know. After all, it's what a lot of people think of when

Program::Approx

2001-04-24 Thread Jonathan Stowe
Well I guess it was going to happen sooner or later, consider : package Foo; use strict; use Text::Soundex; use File::Basename; use Devel::Symdump; use Dircon::Billing::AutoID; my $obj = Devel::Symdump-new(__PACKAGE__); no strict 'refs'; my %funcs = map { s/.*://; (soundex($_),\{$_} ) }

Re: frot the box

2001-04-24 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, you wrote: the stuff has arrived, so we'll probably have a go at putting shiney new things in penderel tomorrow evening. if there's a time when this would inconvenience you, let me know and i'll make a proper schedule if

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-21 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 04:14:02PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 04:04:55PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, you wrote: They have *the* best electric bass player in the entire world, ummm ...

Re: BtVS : Best Male

2001-04-20 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, you wrote: I had bleached hair once and I looked gorgeous - mind I had pink hair once as well ... :) another twenty years matey and you'll be posting : " i had hair once ... " :)) Another couple of weeks probably (he says

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: 5/2/2001 Pizza Express London, England Which Pizza Express ? /J\

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Tony Bowden wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 08:37:31PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: Well, one of them has finally snapped and is currently having a real go at me. If you want to take a look, read the thread that starts at:

Re: JOB: Another one (Banking)

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, jo walsh wrote: On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 11:53:09AM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: This is for people who don't have a problem working in a bank. Would it be worth forking london-pm-jobs? i've been inadvertently hacking on a web-based forum for this stuff for

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-04-16

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Simon Wistow wrote: Simon Wistow wrote: This is the thirteenth of hopefully many weekly summaries of the London ^^ *cough* Frscking, sucking, send shortcuts in netscape. Apologies. I guess it was inevitable really /J\

Re: JOB: Anyone still looking?

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: Rate ca. 22k or equivalent for contract Borrocks /J\

Re: BtVS : Best Male

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Marcel Grunauer wrote: On Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 02:59 AM, Greg McCarroll wrote: i seem to remember something about spike looking better with out his bleached hair look according to MG Practically everybody looks better without bleached hair. I had bleached

Belgian Art House Movies ( was Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm)

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On 19 Apr 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * Mike Jarvis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Wednesday, April 18, 2001, 5:37:22 PM, David H. Adler wrote: Mike Jarvis wrote: CNN reports that BtVS's SMG will wed Freddie Prinz. DHA Clarification:

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:43:09PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Mike Jarvis [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 4:30 PM CNN reports that BtVS's SMG will wed Freddie

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, AEF wrote: On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Martin Ling wrote: Hmm. I know someone who quite fancies Anya. Mmm. Anya. You'd have to gag her first :) /J\

Re: Komodo

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Barbie wrote: The good thing about PPM is that it does all the installation for you. the bad thing is that it doesn't run any tests. Then again seeing as they've done the job of porting the package you'd hope it was tested at their end. At least

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-04-16 (Attempt 2)

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Simon Wistow wrote: segwayed I dont think so Simon ... /J\

Re: (Don't Laugh) Buying PGP

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Chris Benson wrote: On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 02:26:54PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Hah! If I can't get them to use GPG, I have _no_ chance with Samba. The Unix box in question is running AIX. *Cough* several IBM people I've spoken to believe that IBM's

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Jonathan Stowe
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/perlbbs.pl?read=4453 JS! stop it i'm

Re: Errors Building HTML::Parser on AIX

2001-04-17 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: Sorry to drag the list off-topic, but I've a Perl question! I'm having trouble building HTML::Parser on an AIX box. It's the first time I've tried to build and install an XS module, so it's quite possible that it's a wider issue. The 'make'

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

2001-04-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 14 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Sat, Apr 14, 2001 at 10:25:33AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: because for it to be accepted as an official religion (whatever the hell that is) you need 20,000 people in the country to claim to follow it .. This is of course bullshit, but then

Re: perlcert list?

2001-04-13 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: Is it me or is the perlcert list dead? I've not seen any messages for days and one I tried now just vanished? Er no. You appear to have sent thed message from an account that is not subscribed. I have approved the message now, I was a little

Re: kudos to j.stowe

2001-04-13 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Or very own J.Stowe makes alt.humor.best-of-usenet ( i must say getting sent to ahbou is one of my remaining goals in life, but it might be hampered by not posting to usenet ) If you search for comp.lang.perl.misc in Google Usenet Search

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

2001-04-13 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, you wrote: I just saw this ... http://www.jenerator.org/images/jh1.gif and thought it was the coolest letter head i had seen, have you seen a better one? yeah yeah yeah .. never mind that .. I think the content of

Re: re-release of autodial

2001-04-12 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Aaron Trevena wrote: the new version of autodial - codenamed DiaKiller, is available at http://droogs.org/autodial/ it no longer kills dia, in fact it works quite well with a few caveats - it is much easier to test with Dia, rather than parsing the xml in my head.

Linux::Svgalib

2001-04-11 Thread Jonathan Stowe
A couple of people have made interested noises about this - I have uploaded an alpha version to CPAN (dont be misled by the version number) if you want to have alook its at : http://cpan.valueclick.com/modules/by-authors/id/J/JS/JSTOWE/Linux-Svgalib-1.2.t ar.gz I wouldnt suggest running on your

Re: Dia diagrams from your perl!

2001-04-10 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Aaron Trevena wrote: and it can be found at http://droogs.org/autodial/ The download link is b0rked though /J\

Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, Chris Devers wrote: At 08:22 AM 9.4.2001 +, Robin Szemeti wrote: personally the ultimate task of any minimise/restore function should be to get a window on or off the dispaly as fast as possible ... slowly attempting some graphical wizardry whilst chewing up CPU

Gellyfish fixes to r00t someones laptop on the train

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
irda0 Link encap:IrLAP HWaddr 91:0c:fc:ed inet addr:10.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 UP RUNNING NOARP MTU:2048 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:259 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0

Re: Test from uuencode boy

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: test. can you read this one, or is it attached? This is in Microsoft Outlook Rich Text. The previous mails have been sent in Plain Text. Sort of - pine seems to prefer the disclaimer over the body of the message as an alternative part but I have

print unpack 'u*' (was RE: )

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: begin 777 RE: M65S(AE(1I9"P@=6YF;W)T=6YA=5L2!I('=AVXG="!H97)E(9OB!I M="X@($D@:5R96)Y(-E87-E(9R;VT@"G1A;MI;F@=\@6]U(QO="!U 'fix my outlook' Hmm. There is a very good DEL command that comes with Winders ISTR. You will probably be wanting to

Language (was Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat))

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:10:11PM +0100, Mark Fowler wrote: Ah, but with perl code there is a definite 'correct' parsing (whatever /usr/bin/perl does[1]) but with the English language that isn't true.

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Struan Donald wrote: * at 04/04 15:58 +0100 Robin Houston said: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 03:09:02PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote: [...] the HTML hanger on serves no purpose except to consume my disk space at 4 times the rate. You mean you *archive* this bollocks?

Re: Gellyfish fixes to r00t someones laptop on the train

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: Who needs wavelan :) people who want to type with more than one hand (the other one will be holding the machine steady so its port doesn't go out of line with the other port) So its no good for surfing for pr0n then :) Alternatively could

Re: Gellyfish fixes to r00t someones laptop on the train

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Jonathan Stowe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: ANyone else who might be at the AAnchor tomorrow got IrLan working on their Lappies ? the right answer is no - trust me Wuss :) /J\

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2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 04:27:23PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Clarke, Darren wrote: It appears I have been remiss with the HTML/text thing - I can only blame Outlook for this since I have set it to text but didn't check the 'format switch'

Re: Gellyfish fixes to r00t someones laptop on the train

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Jonathan Stowe ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: ANyone else who might be at the AAnchor tomorrow got IrLan working on their Lappies ? the right answer is no - trust me Wuss :) no i've been wondering where you find TB's of storage you use

Re: Mail archiving scripts?

2001-04-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Neil Ford wrote: Following on from recent topics, can anyone point me at any scripts to help with breaking up mailbox files? Mr Barr's mailtools have all the gubbins required - available from your local CPAN :) #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Mail::Util

True Scientology Story (was Re: More Scientology stuff, ignore ifyou are not interested was Re: archiving)

2001-04-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * dcross - David Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 03 April 2001 13:56 So, should we start baiting Scientologists through the archive? Where do I start? * L Ron Hubbard is on record as saying

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 03:29:04PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: How would people in London.pm like a one night camp out, subject to the FM issue going away. The plan would be - we bundle into vehicles on a given afternoon (probably saturday),

The Open Constitution Project (was Re: Crazy Idea)

2001-04-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, AEF wrote: On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Paul Mison wrote: http://www.openbritain.gov.uk/ Kewl. Is it GPL? OK. SO we persuade Mr Horne to blag us electronic copies of the entire UK law, upload it to the CVS server on SourceForge and then announce the project on slashdot

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-03 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Martin Ling wrote: Oh, so this list was a bunch of nutters and Buffy fans the whole time and no-one told me? YOu havent been around here very long have you :) /J\

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

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Thu, 29 Mar 2001 09:51:46 +0100 (BST), alex [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i am a little unclear what the benefits of this exercise might be without a brand or larger player backing it up. if we could hook up with someone like learning tree (eg they

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

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: The important thing from my POV is that its not learning tree from day one, as they will simply want to say - taking learning tree course Perl101 means people get core competency and it would become the usual noddy thing. Involving them later when

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
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 approximate Perl. Thus making the phrase 'you can't make up any old shit and expect it to work'

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

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 05:44:04AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: 4.46 Nick Cleaton Ought to be on here, ask Gellyfish... He heh Look what they say I got : Total Tests Completed 41233 Your Rank (1 = top) 40653 Your Percentile (99 = top): 1 Ah -

Re: CPAN Logo

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: when did CPAN get a funky new logo ... http://www.cpan.org/misc/jpg/cpan.jpg H /J\

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

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Tony Bowden wrote: On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 12:07:01PM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote: 4.46 Nick Cleaton 4.46 Maurice Buxton Coo, I'm on 4.46 as well. Me four. Although they seem to have lost my score. I have a nice shiny certificate though ... Nick say's he

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