Re: e-smith

2001-06-18 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 12:56:15PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 12:12:33PM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: I see that the new edtion of Linux Format comes with a copy of e-smith on the CD. According to the blurb, e-smith is a complete, easy to use and install

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-15 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 09:17:53AM +0100, Dean wrote: On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 06:56:35PM +, Redvers Davies wrote: Plane tickets are currently 37 quid return via easyjet... Are there any plans for a group of London PMer's to fly over together or is the whole thing going to be ad hoc?

Re: YAPC::Europe (Ignore this request)

2001-06-15 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 03:30:36PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Struan Donald ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: * at 15/06 14:41 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: Ok, ignore this request now. Also thanks to Simon Wilcox. for helping me out here. I also believe others are flying on this

[fwd] Group booking AC Hotel

2001-06-14 Thread Neil Ford
For those not on the yapc europe mailing list. (you will need to subscribe to register interest in this though). Neil. - Forwarded message from Jouke Visser [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 16:34:10 +0200 From: Jouke Visser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject:

Re: [fwd] Group booking AC Hotel

2001-06-14 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 05:05:53PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: For those not on the yapc europe mailing list. (you will need to subscribe to register interest in this though). Neil. For anyone interested, here's a URL on the hotel (it's long I'm afraid). http://www.bookings.nl/hotels

Re: YAPC::Europe Registration

2001-06-12 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:57:51AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: I see that registration for YAPC::Europe has opened. http://www.yapc.org/Europe/registration.html They've also accepted both my Perl for the People and Creating Data Output Files Using the Template Toolkit talks :)

[fwd] Fwd: [Gllug] Geeknic - 17th June

2001-06-11 Thread Neil Ford
- Forwarded message from Gordon Joly [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 13:24:11 +0100 From: Gordon Joly [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: The Squack Shaque [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Fwd: [Gllug] Geeknic - 17th June Fowarded with permission. Please rdist widely Gordo From: [EMAIL

Sony Clie (was Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:09AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] i'm 07957 386 815 i'm also going to be free this afternoon after about 2 ish (ill switch the phone on then) so if anyone wants to meet up before the meeting give me a bell

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

2001-06-03 Thread Neil Ford
On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 04:45:45PM +0100, Leo Lapworth wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 08:19:56AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 07:47:00AM +0100, Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT*

Re: bad greg

2001-05-30 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 08:27:19AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: i'm sorry about asking this, but i've purged too many old archives of london.pm to find this one - someone one once mentioned a domain name registry with a neat web based management system for handling the dns wizardry

Re: [PUB] Possible candidate

2001-05-30 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 10:00:05AM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Was meandering aimlessly round by Southwark/ Blackfriar's Bridge/ Tate Modern area last night and ended up in a very nice pub by the river called Doggets Coat and Badge. I have the manager's business card at home. Nice beer

Re: bad greg

2001-05-30 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:09:28PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 05:55:39PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Mr Couzens Die, alien slime! My apologies was typed in a hurry on a tube train and I didn't double check before it got sent when I got home. 100 x I must check

Re: [Announce] Hackspoitation film fest

2001-05-23 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 01:53:54PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: (http://www.twoshortplanks.com/simon/filmfest/) Time for yet another movie marathon since people have been carping on about it grin and this time it's the long awaited hacksploitation night - exploring the interesting and, umm,

Re: TPC talk practice / technical meet

2001-05-22 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 11:34:21PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: Neil Ford sent the following bits through the ether: Will you be requiring a projector for this? Yes please! Will you be coming down or can we send someone to borrow your projector for the day? ;-) ps looks like Simon

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-21 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 01:26:43PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: 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

Re: TPC talk practice / technical meet

2001-05-21 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 07:12:51PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: [stuff about TPC/YAPC talk practice, all snipped] Will you be requiring a projector for this? Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Managing Director, Yet Another Computer Solutions Company Limited [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.yacsc.com

FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Neil Ford
Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10, Alyson Hannigan!!! Nuff said :-) Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Managing Director, Yet Another Computer Solutions Company Limited [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-17 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:54:12PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 07:36:12PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; At no. 11, Sarah Michelle Geller At no. 10

Re: Enough!

2001-05-16 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 10:41:03PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 08:59:32PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 05:43:52PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: nokia 9210 Which is still, AFAIK, unobtainium. I know someone who knows someone who

Re: Long Dark Teatime of the Soul

2001-05-12 Thread Neil Ford
On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 11:56:48AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_1326000/1326657.stm Unfortunately I got the phone call at 7:10 this morning :-( Definitely a strange day. Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Managing Director, Yet Another Computer Solutions

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 04:22:04PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: How many things do you have on top of your monitor? -Dom Zero but then things don't really sit too well on the powerbook's lcd or on the 15 lcd I've got :-) Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Managing Director, Yet Another Computer

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:34:18PM +0100, Dean wrote: PS Do we have any news on the YAPC::Europe talks that were recorded? The video tapes are with a friend of Jo's being encoded. However they've been in that state for a while :-) so maybe it's time to check their status. I'll report back.

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-30 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 08:50:52AM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote: My favourite band in the whole world, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, plays in London. I urge you to see them. It's an unholy blend of jazz, rock, and bluegrass. They have *the* best electric bass player in the entire world,

Re: OS X MySQL

2001-04-29 Thread Neil Ford
On Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 09:09:21PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: How many people here use OS X? Develop for it? (Even vaguely). Recommend any small-ish clued in lists to join? The omnigroup ones are too huge. If anyone's interested, I'll host the list if nothing's out there. (I just bought a

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-27 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:31:38PM +0200, 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. Well the last place I worked that ran OpenSewer did

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 04:54:14PM +0100, Paul Mison wrote: On 20/04/2001 at 16:47 +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: 5/2/2001 Pizza Express London, England Which Pizza Express ? As far as I know the only one that does live jazz is the one

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-19 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:10:15PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Is it just me or is OS X's sendmail broken out of the box? Apr 18 16:10:03 localhost sendmail[578]: My unqualified host name (localhost) unknown; sleeping for retry Have to be honest and didn't bother finding out. One of the

Re: Beginners Guide

2001-04-19 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:33:59PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:06:02PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: hard to say [BBC channels] are normally given free if you subscribe to one premier channel If your telly has a built-in digital decoder, then the BBC channels

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 10:20:51PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: 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

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 10:20:51PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: I dunno. You try to do a nice thing for people Some of the most fun on the board can be found by reading member's personal profiles: bk:http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro/perlbbs.pl?profile=bk Chris:

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:03:20AM +0200, Marcel Grunauer wrote: (Apologies if this comes through as HTML mail - i'm trying to get mail set up on OS X, but can't get nmh to work, so I'm using OS X's Mail at the moment. Will hack tools in Perl, though.) Use Mutt :-) You'll have to

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-04-09

2001-04-11 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 01:17:37PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 1:00 PM The social meeting last week was a lot of fun, if a little crazy. However, we really need to start organising the meetings (hey, even Lonix

Re: Wavelan

2001-04-10 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 07:29:56PM +, Robin Szemeti wrote: my current plan of attack is probably 2 lucent/orinoco wavelan 128/RC4 cards .. one in the laptop .. one in the border router machine on an ISA adaptor .. one guy I spoke to reckoned it would work .. another reckoned I was an

Re: Wavelan

2001-04-10 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 02:36:31PM +0100, Andrew Bowman wrote: From: Neil Ford [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] The perl script to do stuff with wireless scanning and GPS had me salivating :-) Time to buy an eTrek I think. Where was GPS mentioned? I had a good hunt round (by myself

Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-09 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 08:22:39AM +, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Sat, 07 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 08:30:07AM +0100, Rob Partington wrote: I mostly like MacOS X, but it is way too resource hungry. I shouldn't need 64M to run a GUI and Unix comfortably, that's just

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-09 Thread Neil Ford
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 to State 51 will appear on the web site...

Re: Torvalds not impressed with OS X

2001-04-09 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 05:03:35PM -0400, Chris Devers wrote: [snip] Luckily, Apple included a way to change the genie effect, but chose not to put it into a GUI tool at this time. I'm sure someone will have one written within a week, but for now, here's how you do it. Open a

Re: the 2nd best london.pm meeting of all time

2001-04-06 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 10:00:17AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: I nominate last night as the 2nd best social meeting of all time, just behind the TVR train and toilet seat nicking of a previous meeting. The stolen wine by the thames at 1am was a particularly nice feature. Not wishing to

Re: Appalling vampire joke

2001-04-05 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 01:51:45PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: What the hell, it's no less than you deserve... Paul One day Dracula is walking down the street when suddenly 10 tons of smoked salmon sandwiches, sausage rolls, vol-au-vents, chicken wings, chipolatas, tomato salad, pizza

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:06:14AM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 10:28:24PM +0100, Dean S Wilson wrote: Stick with drunks, it'll save time. And the meetings on Thursday so you announced yourself just in time! ;) I'm not sure I'll be able to make it though - I've got

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 11:53:09AM +0100, Simon Wilcox wrote: At 11:33 04/04/2001 +0100, Chris Heathcote wrote: on 4/4/01 11:27 am, Simon Wilcox wrote: c. (who also used to cut live mains cables with secateurs, for fun) Which reminds me of the time someone shorted out a mains socket with

Mail archiving scripts?

2001-04-04 Thread Neil Ford
Following on from recent topics, can anyone point me at any scripts to help with breaking up mailbox files? I did have one, but that used the From field which unfortunately get's munged if you use Formail/Procmail to reprosses a mailbox. Ideally I'm looking for something that uses the Date:

Reminder! [lmug-talk] Apple comes to town !

2001-04-03 Thread Neil Ford
- Forwarded message from Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] - For those that might be interested. Realised the date is missing from the email, it's tonight btw! Neil. To: lmug-talk [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Michael Corgan Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 16:38:58 + Subject: [lmug-talk] Apple comes

Re: Mac OS X (was Re: mmm ... toys ..)

2001-03-28 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 10:35:25AM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:05:18AM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 04:11:13PM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote: I don't suppose anyone else chose 'root' as their primary account name during install? I did

Re: Mac OS X (was Re: mmm ... toys ..)

2001-03-27 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 11:41:17AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mysql has been ported to OSX. You can find it at http://www-u.life.uiuc.edu/~mwvaugh/MacOSX/Packages/ I was playing with it for a while and it seems fairly stable. The only real problem I had was installing DBD::mysql

Re: Mac OS X (was Re: mmm ... toys ..)

2001-03-27 Thread Neil Ford
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 04:11:13PM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote: I don't suppose anyone else chose 'root' as their primary account name during install? I did and am wondering if this is why my OS X installation is totally hosed useless: I can't open folders in my (own!) Home (Insufficient

Fwd: [lmug-talk] Apple comes to town !

2001-03-20 Thread Neil Ford
For those that might be interested. To: lmug-talk [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Michael Corgan Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 16:38:58 + Subject: [lmug-talk] Apple comes to town ! You might like to get in on the OS X act with LMUG. Apple UK are sending their man to our April Forum meeting, at the Crown

Re: New Perl Stuff From O'Reilly

2001-03-15 Thread Neil Ford
Well, sort of. It's a repacking of some existing stuff - a second edition of the Perl CD Bookshelf http://www.ora.com/catalog/perlcdbs2/ Looks like the contents of the new edition is: * Programming Perl, 3rd Edition * Perl for System Administration * Perl in a Nutshell * Perl Cookbook *

Fwd: [lmug-talk] Drool time!

2001-03-09 Thread Neil Ford
Thought this might be of interest to some. Neil. To: "lmug talk yahoogroups.com" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2001 04:42:43 -0800 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [lmug-talk] Drool time! Being sick, I should be asleep but I couldn't so I got up and did a little computer work. Just

Re: Overheard on IRC

2001-02-27 Thread Neil Ford
ALL YOUR DCONWAY ARE BELONG TO US yet another t-shirt idea methinks Simon [realising in the process that no-one ever suggested a t-shirt that said 'yet another t-shirt'] Do it Do it now!! :-) Neil. (2 x as big as you can get please) -- Neil C. Ford Yet Another Computer Solutions Company

Re: Overheard on IRC

2001-02-27 Thread Neil Ford
On or about Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 10:46:18AM +, Simon Wistow typed: yet another t-shirt idea methinks any(@londonpm) R One wonders if we should just use some of Simon's designs to pay for the camel? Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Yet Another Computer Solutions Company [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
Hello All , I've just moved to London from Bath and thought i should make contact with the illustrious London.pm , so here I am . Is there an FAQ for this mailing list ? I couldn't see one on the page . Toodle-pip Amias London.pm FAQ Question: Why? Answer: Because Dave Told Us To Question:

T-shirts for Monday

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
This isn't a question about any possible plans to produce a new tshirt design for Monday :-) but rather Are we going to try and get as many PIMB tshirts in the audiance for Monday? We could even get a photo with Damian? Thoughts? Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Yet Another Computer Solutions

Re: T-shirts for Monday

2001-02-23 Thread Neil Ford
Neil Ford wrote: This isn't a question about any possible plans to produce a new tshirt design for Monday :-) but rather Place said they couldn't do it in time. That doesn't rule out Prontaprint though :) Oh well, some other time maybe (for YAPC::Europe?). Are we going to try

Fwd: [lmug-talk] Macworld Tokyo keynote at PC World

2001-02-16 Thread Neil Ford
For any macites who might be interested. Neil. From: Carmelo Manganaro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 15:58:55 + Subject: [lmug-talk] Macworld Tokyo keynote at PC World Apple CEO, Steve Job's keynote speech from Macworld Tokyo will be

Re: The Conway Lecture

2001-02-15 Thread Neil Ford
(please circulate this to any interested parties) Forwarded to the UK FreeBSD User Group and the Brighton Linux User Group. Neil. -- Neil C. Ford Yet Another Computer Solutions Company [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: The Conway Lecture

2001-02-15 Thread Neil Ford
Neil Ford wrote: (please circulate this to any interested parties) Forwarded to the UK FreeBSD User Group and the Brighton Linux User Group. Brighton LUG - Where ? http://www.brighton.lug.org.uk It's a fairly dorment group but it does exist. The web page has details on how to join

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave... Related question: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector,

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 10:59:55 +, Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave... Related question: What kit are we going to need

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:25:34 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington please confirm which of that list

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At 21:04 12/02/2001, Neil Ford wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:59:55AM +, Neil Ford wrote: Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector, PA, wireless microphones?) FWIW, damian has (IIRC) requested a vga connection for ny. (will try to remember to confirm

Mailbox co-lo - honest opinions

2001-02-09 Thread Neil Ford
Well it looks like I have my first serious customer and I need to find a home for a machine for them. My first instinct is to put the box in Mailbox as it'll be fairly low usage but with the recent outage to london.rhizo I'm concerned what Mailbox's record is like. I have an alternative

Fwd: SPUG: YAPC::Europe is 8/2-4 in Amsterdam

2001-02-08 Thread Neil Ford
X-Authentication-Warning: happyfunball.pm.org: mjordomo set sender to [EMAIL PROTECTED] using -f X-Sent: 8 Feb 2001 17:32:34 GMT Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 09:32:25 -0800 From: Tim Maher/CONSULTIX [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: SPUG: YAPC::Europe is 8/2-4 in Amsterdam Sender: [EMAIL

Re: previous jobs

2001-02-01 Thread Neil Ford
so who else has had cool non-IT jobs in the past? Operations Manager, Wizards of the Coast Limited next best thing to being a crack dealer :-) Neil. -- Neil C. Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.binky.ourshack.org

Re: irc problems

2001-02-01 Thread Neil Ford
I can't get onto any of rhizomatic.net. Is anyone else having problems? Michael we're all there fine in actuall fact as I type this you've just appeared :-) Neil. -- Neil C. Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.binky.ourshack.org

Re: Mark Thomas

2001-02-01 Thread Neil Ford
At Thu, 1 Feb 2001 10:57:11 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: (Even more off-topic than usual) I've got four tickets for the filming of the Mark Thomas Product this Sunday. It's filmed in the pub at the end of my road, but I

Every OS Sucks

2001-01-31 Thread Neil Ford
Check out the latest from Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie (the people who bought you the Internet Helpdesk sketch). http://artists.mp3s.com/artists/37/three_dead_trolls_in_a_bag.html?lang=eng Most entertaining. Neil. -- Neil C. Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.binky.ourshack.org

RE: Another Template Toolkit Q

2001-01-29 Thread Neil Ford
Hang on, isn't there an actual Template Toolkit mailing list. -- Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] There is? Well I know when I'm not wanted then :-) Mark k. Check http://www.tt2.org/info.html#lists for details. And it's not that you're not wanted :-) it's more that you're likely to get

Web site

2001-01-24 Thread Neil Ford
Dave I know you've probably got load on at the mo, but the website still lists the February meeting as being at the PO. An update perhaps? Neil. -- Neil C. Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.binky.ourshack.org

Re: Web site

2001-01-24 Thread Neil Ford
At Wed, 24 Jan 2001 15:36:28 +, Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dave I know you've probably got load on at the mo, but the website still lists the February meeting as being at the PO. An update perhaps? Which page did you have in mind? It all looks up to date to me. Dave

Re: Consultancy company- Where do you want to go?

2001-01-22 Thread Neil Ford
On or about Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 10:44:11AM +, Neil Ford typed: That just has me conjering up images of turning up at a client site in a big black van (screeching tyres obligatory) and either leaping out laptops in hand or just unrollong some CAT5 and plugging into their network

Re:

2001-01-22 Thread Neil Ford
is it still 12:30 at the new world today? That does indeed seem to be the plan. Neil. -- Neil C. Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.binky.ourshack.org

Conultancy discussion (was Re: TPC5)

2001-01-21 Thread Neil Ford
* Greg Cope ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a

Re: Hardware Upgrade Fund

2001-01-19 Thread Neil Ford
A quick reminder of something I mentioned last night. The hardware spec for penderel (our server) is starting to show its age (I don't know exactly what the specs are, but the box is at least 18 months old). There are also a number of people who have expressed an interest in joining the

Re: Hardware Upgrade Fund

2001-01-19 Thread Neil Ford
On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 02:37:24PM -, Jonathan Peterson wrote: Personally I'd be happier if we had mirrored disks in there. I'd go for a backup system before a mirror, myself. That could be good, too... We definately need one of the two. (IMHO) Michael Well a tape drive would be

Re: Consultancy company was [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hatworm discovered

2001-01-19 Thread Neil Ford
Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Big monitors on workstations are *not* rewards. They are essential tools for the job. Anything smaller than 19" is rapidly approaching too cramped for serious work. TFT monitors on workstations are

Re: Holy War

2001-01-19 Thread Neil Ford
When I got home last night there were two big boxes from Dell waiting in the middle of the lounge. This is my new 1400 Mhz Pentium IV, 256 Mb Turbo Bastard Nutter machine. One of the (many) advantages of having a new box is that I'll be able to do a completely fresh Linux install for the first

Re: apologies

2001-01-18 Thread Neil Ford
At Thu, 18 Jan 2001 10:54:40 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apologies one and all, i am not going to be able to make it tonight, today is my first day back at work after some flu like illness. i had hoped to make it tonight but currently feel like matt wrights code,

Re: [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Neil Ford
Roger Burton West [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On or about Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 10:37:27AM +, Steve Mynott typed: RH/Slackware/Debian/Solaris/FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD are all fine systems but they need to be setup by someone who knows what they are doing in the same way that Perl has to

RE:Consultancy company was [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hatworm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Neil Ford
[snip the first bit... all great] Location A big pub in central London. Top floors: development Ground floor Pub: with comedy stand and terminal points for laptops Purleese wireless is the only way to go. :-) Basement: disco / conference room, big flat screens

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
David Cantrell writes: Linuxbierwanderung 2001. To be held in Belgium but with a large UK contingent. Date to be confirmed within the next couple of weeks, but will almost certainly be a week somewhere between 19 Aug and 8 Sept. It would be *really* great - especially for

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
* Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At Wed, 17 Jan 2001 10:58:25 +, Tony Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 02:54:50PM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: We're planning a London Open Source Convention. The dates we're looking hard at now are August 20-23.

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
At Wed, 17 Jan 2001 12:00:57 +, James Powell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [Vienna] This means nothing to me, ohhh... True pop fact: Vienna never made it to number one in the UK. It was help at number two for weeks, by Another Record. Pop quiz: A pint on Thursday night to the first

RE: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
At Wed, 17 Jan 2001 12:18:12 -, Mark Kitching [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [Joe Dolce] Do any others watch those Top Ten blah programs on Ch4? I think I knew this due to watching the Top Ten Comedy records! Wow, I really must get out more. And there's me thinking that you must be an old

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
* Jonathan Peterson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Also, as it is a modern cruise ship, we will use Grep's l33t hacking skills to gain control of all the automated systems from his Psion 5, whereupon we don't get me started on PDA's being used to ``hack'' systems, e.g. that james bond film where

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Neil Ford
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 03:28:40PM +, Neil Ford wrote: Then there's the Psion 3 being used to detonate a bomb is a movie who's name I can't remember but it features the same Mr Segal being killed in the first 10 minutes or so. Executive Decision. That's the sucker! Neil. -- Neil C

Partitioning schemes (was RE: Mailman....)

2001-01-16 Thread Neil Ford
On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 10:42:34AM +, Steve Mynott wrote: "David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Oh, you're much too kind. My redhat box is disintigrating before my very eyes. root partition filled up for no reason and, thus I looked at the partition table: /

Re: PIMB T-shirts

2001-01-16 Thread Neil Ford
* Marcel Grunauer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll writes: Apparently Amsterdam.pm are looking for a design for YAPC::Europe 2001 ;-) however, having said that, still like the # , ! , perl one ;-) that ought to be |\

Re: XML::Schema, YAPC::Europe, mod_perl, Camel Visit, !RANT!

2001-01-11 Thread Neil Ford
[snip] so as far as i see it - we have the following projects to be carried out by london.pm and others ... Caml (i'll leave that typo as it might get mjd excited) Visit - David Cross Completion of account creation for initial donators, establishment of a administration committee and setting

Re: Technical Meeting

2001-01-05 Thread Neil Ford
On Jan 4, 10:18pm, Dave Cross wrote: As always I'm looking for volunteers to speak at the meeting. If you've got anything really cool[1] to tell us about then please let me know. Take your pick: Template Toolkit Views A new and icy cold metaphor for the Template Toolkit which

Fwd: SPUG: Inline 0.30 has Shipped

2000-12-21 Thread Neil Ford
Thought this might be of interest to some people. Neil. SPUG, Thought you guys should be the first to know. I just uploaded Inline version 0.30 to the CPAN. (Give it a few hours to get processed.) 0.30 is a very major release. (See below) I also posted the first edition of Inline::CPR (C