Re: (Open|Net)BSD local root exploit

2001-06-18 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: However, after playing Baldurs Gate 2 all weekend, I'm obliged to say that really if you have a priceless artifact that you don't want found, the trick is to give to a peasant, because no adventurer is

Re: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-18 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Alex Page wrote: On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 12:11:50PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: I must have imagined London.pm. Thank God! It was all a horrible, horrible dream!!! Yeah, well at least you all didn't dream about that guy with the cheese... L. Speako.

Re: (Open|Net)BSD local root exploit

2001-06-18 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: However, after playing Baldurs Gate 2 all weekend, I'm obliged to say that really if you have a priceless artifact that you don't want found, the trick is to give to a peasant, because no adventurer is going to go round killing every

Re: YAB::London (was YAPC::Europe)

2001-06-15 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Tony Kennick wrote: Some of us can't afford YAPC. maybe we could have Yet Another Beer :: London at the same time then. That is the time of the Great British Beer Festival Just realised that. YAB :: London @ Olympia? L. Busy doin' nothing

Re: *Buffy's Not Included

2001-06-15 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Leo Lapworth (on topic, for a change) wrote: XML - do it because you need it, not because of the Buzz. Indeed ;-) XML is cool for handeling complex (or varied) data and sharing this info with others (but if CSV will do, then use that!). I'll soon be implementing an

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
So how many people are bringing partners to YAPC::Europe? Some of us can't afford YAPC. And some of us don't have partners :-( L. Life is pain, Highness! Anyone who says otherwise is selling something.

Re: another test

2001-06-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: this is the final test No wonder you're number 1 in the posting league. L. I've got a touch of the singles. Shingles? No, singles.

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Some of us can't afford YAPC. Well at least its not due to the entry fee and if its a matter of accomodation cost, ask on the list for somewhere to crash. Ah, well. Have made prior arrangemnets now

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, David Cantrell wrote: Some of us can't afford YAPC. And some of us don't have partners :-( maybe we could have Yet Another Beer :: London at the same time then. Sounds eminently doable ;-) L. I have no sig

Re: Training anyone ?

2001-06-13 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, 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 don't just give it away... Shame. L. Beer good.

Re: Training anyone ?

2001-06-13 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Beer good. Beer Foamy. Only when you add bubble bath... L. A young, female, non-bearded, non-jumpered members of CAMRA? *shock*

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
http://husk.org/perl/pics/ Warning: dislike of flash may lead to fuzzyness and light trails. Very artistic. I think your camera was drunk (thank $deity - I don't get on with them sober). Nice to meet you all. I'll be ba-ack. L. I love the smell of fruit flies in the morning.

Re: Religion

2001-06-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 07:44:40PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Which reminds me of something I read in the PuTTY FAQ: Question: Would you like me to register you a snappier domain name? The PuTTY web page is hard to find. Answer: No,

Re: Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Dave Cross wrote: 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 on Amazon. Somehow I've managed to make her thing that my input is useful and I've just

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On 11 Jun 2001, Piers Cawley wrote: http://www.iterative-software.com/~pdcawley/acme.png is vaguely perlish though. Scary (no offense) L. I would say it's a 'fruit knife' but it's not big and it's not cleaver.

Social meet

2001-06-06 Thread Lucy McWilliam
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 has a mobile I'd appreciate the number just in case. L. 07939 476024

Re: old pictures

2001-06-05 Thread Lucy McWilliam
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, Why oh why? L. Because I'm worth it.

Re: General Election

2001-06-01 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Cross David - dcross wrote: Someone (Paul?) mentioned a couple of weeks ago that it might be nice if we could all go somewhere after the pub to watch the results come in and... Sounds like an evil flan. Especially as I'm holding up my end of the bargain (right, MBM?) and

Re: OSCon London

2001-06-01 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 31 May 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: Cross David - dcross writes: This one, however, had an advert on the from about the Open Source Convention. Not the San Diego Open Source Convention, but one in London on October 22 - 25. That's currently all I know, but I'll see what else I

I have my life back!

2001-05-29 Thread Lucy McWilliam
Greetings all. The beerfest is now over, thank god. Was getting a bit blase about all that free beer. Anyway, I'm now and expert in fence building, floor laying, cotton condoming (!), and estimated I pulled over a thousand last week. Pints that is. So, what did I miss? L.

Re: I have my life back!

2001-05-29 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 29 May 2001, Tony Kennick wrote: recruitment mode Sorry to just randomly attack you like this after reading your mail to London.pm's list. But a) are you a Camra member and b) are you going to work the great British beer festival in London this summer and/or you interested in

Beer fest beckons

2001-05-24 Thread Lucy McWilliam
The short story: free beer - bye for now The long story: 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 spectacularly and exceeded my meagre disk quota. Given

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-21 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: 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:

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-21 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On 20 May 2001, 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 Ford dancing around in his living room crowing because Sara Cox had read

Re: chocolate was Re: Monitors

2001-05-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On 14 May 2001, Steve Mynott wrote: I don't like English chocolate which doesn't in fact contain very much chocolate at all if you study the percentage cocoa solids. Better than American chcolate. L. Flower yourself in dissonance and eat yourself in cream.

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Martin Ling wrote: Appears I'm out of a job too from the end of the month, so count me in. The mighty army of unemployed Perlers takes over the world... Is this the point where I can try and recruit some of you compscis to the bioinformatics revolution? Hack around and

Re: Bioinformatics (was RE: Politics)

2001-05-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Andy Williams wrote: On Mon, 14 May 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Is this the point where I can try and recruit some of you compscis to the bioinformatics revolution? Hack around and cure cancer at the same time ;-) Been there, done that at the Sanger Centre

Re: chocolate was Re: Monitors

2001-05-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On 14 May 2001, Steve Mynott wrote: Lucy McWilliam [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 14 May 2001, Steve Mynott wrote: I don't like English chocolate which doesn't in fact contain very much chocolate at all if you study the percentage cocoa solids. Better than American chcolate. I have

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Martin Ling wrote: On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 05:14:21PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: What do you mean `naked'? As in one of those freaky hairless ones? Or are you in the habit of dressing your cats up in little outfits? Do lots of people dress their cats up? Is there

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: How many things do you have on top of your monitor? monitor type=flatscreen None ;-) / Why, btw? L. This cheese intentionally left rank.

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 04:33:42PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: How many things do you have on top of your monitor? monitor type=flatscreen None ;-) / Boring! You should be able to manage

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Dominic Mitchell wrote: How many things do you have on top of your monitor? Depends on the day. Today, two things: a goose called Lucy[1] ! L. Blessed are the cheesegraters.

Re: (OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Fri, 11 May 2001, Chris Heathcote wrote: Has anyone got a proper lundun map with tube lines indicated... that would be just chops. There are machines in the tube that sell them. I have a large collection of these due to always

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: (I don't eat chocolate.) *shock* L. Do spiders make gravy...?

101 uses for an inflatable Tux

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Barbie wrote: Currently just Tux, who thankfully doesn't get used as Nerf gun target practice since leaving tw2. Heh. http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~siona/captions/january.html L. Cambridge Beer Festival, yadda yadda yadda.

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 05:15:56PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Fri, 11 May 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: (I don't eat chocolate.) *shock* So you buy them anyway and give the chocolate away... L. Can I be your new best friend?

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-11 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the soundtrack album. ah yes, and the soggy bottom boys' `hit' is particularly good

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 9 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Piers Cawley ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: And while we are on the old films chestnut, my current recommendation is 'O Brother, where art thou?', excellent film. Oh yes. Truly fantastic. Must buy the

RE: sing if you're happy that way

2001-05-08 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 8 May 2001, Robert Thompson wrote: Chris Has Own Perl Syntax snip Hmm...message-disclaimer ratio?! L. Never argue with a biologist.

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-08 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 8 May 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

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-30 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:50:50PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Long dark hair, ankhs and beer - the Egyptions were the original goths. Hmmph. Goths wouldn't know good beer if it grabbed them by the goolies and swung them round over its head

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Alex Page wrote: Yeah, I was redoing my CV the other day (it's at http://www.cpio.org/~grimoire/cv.html if you want to employ me...) OK, so I was just being nosy - as opposed to being in the position of offering a job - and noticed Alex is: a) younger than me (makes a

Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, will wrote: Alex page wrote: Hazy tales of drunken nights in Jilly's drinking too much snakebite and falling over while trying to dance to the Sisters of Mercy probably won't interest most of london.pm Cheap bottles of calsberg and rage against the machine...

What did I miss?

2001-04-18 Thread Lucy McWilliam
'lo again. Had to unsubscribe over Easter due to an ever-inflating inbox and an institutionally enforced disk quota. Just to keep this on topic, has anyone noticed much traffic on the perl-cert list or is my subscription just funted? L. "I wear the cheese. The cheese does not wear me."

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-18 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Marcel Grunauer wrote: CNN reports that BtVS's SMG will wed Freddie Prinz. Why would that bother us? Remember, we're all Willow fans here. Heh. A friend of mine just asked me if I was upset about this, and my response was similar... Likewise. However, to both I'd

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *shock* You used the 'o' word. its ok, we can do the organisation as long as we have the greg school of organisation in play, it will basically mean agreeing with Dave Can. when he can take his

Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:22:38AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: ...geeks, goths, jugglers, Natscis. And that's just me. ex-natscis too. :) Are you? I'm actually doing productive things in the lab, so this shall be my last pointless

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Lucy McWilliam
around a camp fire, drinking and talking. That *is* a mad idea. I like it. Muahahaha. - Lucy McWilliam Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Flychip Tel: +44 (0)1223 765927 Department

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Somebody wrote Hmmm. Do the words "foot" and "mouth" mean nothing to you? i was using the working assumption, that the time for the FM ban to be lifted was less than the time required for london.pm to organise this *shock* You used the 'o'

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, AEF wrote: 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 strictly necessary collection of sharp edges. I have a pointy stick especially for the toasting

RE: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Lucy McWilliam [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mmm. I shall bring Mr Pointy. All subject to FMD of course. /me wonders if Lucy realises just how on-topic "Mr Pointy" is for this list. Oh, I do... L. "For puppies! And Christmas!"

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-03 Thread Lucy McWilliam
Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:12:57PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: Oh, so this list was a bunch of nutters and Buffy fans the whole time and no-one told me? And drunks! Don't forget drunks! Yeah, yeah drunks,

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-04-02 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Lucy McWilliam ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Do either [Anchor or PO] do real ale? i think both `theoretically' have guest ales, but it may vary for your definition of real Gah. I see I shall have to drag(?!) you all along to upcoming beer

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-04-02 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Leon Brocard wrote: Lucy McWilliam sent the following bits through the ether: Gah. I see I shall have to drag(?!) you all along to upcoming beer festivals. Nooo. You just gave me a mental image of London Perl Mongers in drag! Arrghghghgghgh *eyebrows

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-03-28 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:48:05PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: ok it looks like PO .. or the anchor! Do either do real ale? L. "Take your haddock to the paddock"

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Here's an extract from an email I've just got from Elizabeth Castro, the author of "Perl CGI for the WWW - Visual Quickstrt Guide". She's talking about the second edition which should be out in a couple of months. "I am using many of your

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:37:51 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 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. Might as well mention London.pm, tho' "London.pm's Script Arcives" is a bit out

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
MBM wrote: Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) Or beer. Or both ;-) Lucy.

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

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: and for a bonus half point (cos its easy) .. why was HAL called HAL? I'm not even going to bother answering that ;-) Love and fruit flies, L.

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

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
Tony wrote: On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Love and fruit flies, I only really want /one/ of those things... Ditto. And I have the wrong one... Love and grapefruit, L.

Re: Fruit flies like a banana

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Robin Houston wrote: Antennapedia is my favourite mutation, but I expect Lucy knows some better ones :-) Yeah, like where they knock out the alcohol dehydrogenase gene and get all the flies absolutely bladdered :-)) L. "Master of all our zones."

Re: Fruit flies like a banana

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, AEF wrote: ...a real interactive fruit fly would be fun. Webcam, food and other stuff controlled by people browsing the site... bringing insect torture into the 21st century. Ooooh, don't tempt me... *grin* L. "We've got armadillos down our trousers. It's really

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: Finding out where perl is parody Stop, stop, this script archive is not ready yet! Where are the Hello world examples? Where are the detailed instructions? And why are you actually working on these scripts yet! /parody *giggle* L. delete

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: "In a recent survey, 9 out of 10 MS Windows users were found to have difficulties maximising and moving their windows. Macintosh users were not admitted to the tests because they had difficulties with the door handle at the lab where the

Re: Kevin Smith (and another intro)

2001-03-07 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Jon Eyre wrote: On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: delurk 'lo, BTW. I'm Lucy and I'm not in Nodnol, but Cambridge doesn't have a .pm (yet!). I use Perl to do vague genome mapping, computer biology, PhD type things. / mmm, vague genomes, the best kind

Re: Kevin Smith (and intro)

2001-03-06 Thread Lucy McWilliam
genome mapping, computer biology, PhD type things. / - Lucy McWilliam Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Flychip Tel: +44 (0)1223 765927 Department of Genetics Fax