RE: early peek at a bit of fun

2001-06-18 Thread Paul Mison
On 18/06/2001 at 09:02 +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: (I suppose Simon Cozens had him beat while he was in Japan, but was he part of London.pm then? I think he is now.) Last I heard, we had at least one subscriber currently living in Australia. Leon, how about a london.pm world map :)

Re: YAPC::Europe

2001-06-15 Thread Paul Mison
On 15/06/2001 at 09:17 +0100, Dean wrote: 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? Not yet, no. (Oh, and what are the cheapest flights from London City? Living in skanky East London's got to be good for *something*.) I know

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 08/06/2001 at 12:30 +0100, David Cantrell wrote: ... and some not so pretty pictures. http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/london.pm/2001-06-07/ Bah. Too many of me. And not enough of you here: http://husk.org/perl/pics/ Warning: dislike of flash may lead to fuzzyness and light trails. -- ::

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 11/06/2001 at 11:10 +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://husk.org/perl/pics/ http://www.well.com/user/pdcawley/misc_images/ But I may be biased. Nah, they are nice. But you've been selective, I'm assuming (unless you've just taken seven photos in your

Re: Some pretty pictures ...

2001-06-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 11/06/2001 at 12:46 +0100, Ian Brayshaw wrote: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not very perlish I'm afraid. a) I'm sure that will change in time (any camel shots?). http://husk.org/lndn/circ/compat/DSCF0102.jpg See, the advantages of posting everything. -- :: paul :: 'aggressive is

Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Paul Mison
On 07/06/2001 at 10:45 +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the moment. If anyone knows a good shop, or is good at haggling and wants to help, I'm on 07801 814138. When this came up on IRC I

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Paul Mison
On 07/06/2001 at 11:12 +0100, Tony Kennick wrote: 2) Cheep low end laptops. Basically don't need anything with a lot of zoom, just want to put linux on it to relieve train boredom. So my only real want is reasonably standard kit inside and battery life. Morgans?

Re: Religion

2001-06-06 Thread Paul Mison
On 06/06/2001 at 10:47 +0100, Peter Haworth wrote: On Sat, 2 Jun 2001 19:54:04 +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: however Sir Arnold Bax [1] got slightly closer to the truth: One should try everything once, except incest and folk dancing Bah, I had it in my sig file (now amended) as Sir Thomas

Re: Religion

2001-06-06 Thread Paul Mison
On 06/06/2001 at 11:27 +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Wed, 06 Jun 2001, Paul Mison wrote: On the day of the last general election I saw the May Day morris men outside Norwich Cathedral. Odd juxtaposition if you ask me. Turns out it was this lot. (There was a surprisingly big group of people

Re: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Paul Mison
On 01/06/2001 at 13:03 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: so when is the next bang holiday weekend? 2001-08-27. Hence the crazy golf must be on 2001-08-25. (Palm Desktop)++ The next one after that is in December. (Anyone standing on the platform of reforming bank holidays? I'd buy that for a

RE: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Paul Mison
On 01/06/2001 at 13:16 +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: From: Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 1:07 PM (Anyone standing on the platform of reforming bank holidays? I'd buy that for a dollar.) Whatever happened to the plan to do away with that nasty socialist holiday

Re: Slow disks under linux

2001-05-31 Thread Paul Mison
On 31/05/2001 at 17:41 +0100, Mark Fowler wrote: You really only have to change LeftOf and RightOf to switch the monitors around (which I did last time I moved desk as I went from having one monitor to the left of the primary console monitor to having one monitor to the right.) You can't do

Re: geek movie _Center of the World_ (was Re: Sara Cox - wasRe: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-29 Thread Paul Mison
On 29/05/2001 at 18:04 +0100, Yeoh Yiu wrote: So have you seen _Center of the World_ yet ? Nah, 'cos it's not out here yet. No release date is listed on IMDB. Salon didn't like it, though: http://www.salon.com/tech/review/2001/04/19/center_of_the_world/index.html which I read as I Fear Not the

Re: FMD (was Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-21)

2001-05-25 Thread Paul Mison
On 25/05/2001 at 15:08 +0100, will wrote: In countries where the virus is endemic, veterinarians must vaccinate at regular intervals. The vaccines only offer protection for a short period of time, are expensive, and in some cases contain live viruses that may infect the animals. Added to

Re: FMD (was Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-05-21)

2001-05-25 Thread Paul Mison
On 25/05/2001 at 15:40 +0100, will wrote: The massive British export meat market was worth... 300 million UKP last year. Tourism makes billions. The British rural economy could survive with no exported meat. So a program of vaccination and slaughter to erradicate the disease will firstly

Re: Election Manifestos

2001-05-22 Thread Paul Mison
On 22/05/2001 at 16:19 +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: the immediate feeling I get is to rent some cellars at the houses of parliament and invest in a number of big barrels of gunpowder .. oh hang on that ones been done before and had a distinctly negative outcome .. OK .. perhaps someting more

Re: Long shot

2001-05-21 Thread Paul Mison
On 21/05/2001 at 14:15 +0100, Mike Wyer wrote: On Mon, 21 May 2001, Robert Shiels wrote: I use Outlook Express, I like it a lot. It works for me. Much badness. We are withdrawing Outlook and associates from all our Windows machines as soon as we have weaned the secretaries off it. It is an

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Mison
On 17/05/2001 at 10:57 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). Simply? Dabs? Although the former spam you a bit, and have atrocious site design, and the latter have a ridiculously

(OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Paul Mison
As was discussed (after Greg and the steak posse had left last night), there may be a second constrained walk (following on from the epic London Walk, somewhat documented on http://husk.org/lndn/walk/), probably around the stations above the Circle Line, sometime in the next two or three weeks.

Re: (OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 11/05/2001 at 15:55 +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Paul Mison wrote: email [EMAIL PROTECTED] invalid MX record My DNS service provider (waves at the happy people, they know who they are) are endevouring to fix this at the moment. Try again on Monday when I'll put a bit more effort into fixing

Re: (OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 11/05/2001 at 16:17 +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Paul Mison wrote: there may be a second constrained walk What's a constrained walk? This is covered in London Walking by Simon Pope (which is where celia read about it, which prompted me and Robin to organise it); his idea was to walk from

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

2001-05-03 Thread Paul Mison
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 (Mr Stowe?) but the plan is photos and

RE: Buffy? .. naah .. wait till you see this

2001-05-03 Thread Paul Mison
On 03/05/2001 at 09:14 +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: On the subject of C.C., let me just say that last night's Angel had her in a bikini for an exploitative commercial she was in. For those of you following on Sky One, remember that you're only ten days behind the US right now - so that

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Paul Mison
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 on Dean Street. Um, just to make this not a one-liner: davorg, are

Re: JOB: Another one (Banking)

2001-04-19 Thread Paul Mison
On 19/04/2001 at 13:04 +0100, Simon Cozens 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? There's a fairly long standing and, from what I remember, well

RE: Komodo

2001-04-18 Thread Paul Mison
On 18/04/2001 at 15:58 +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: I mean how the hell do you install CPAN packges on EPOC perl or Mac Perl or any other platform that doesn't smell of Unix? On MacPerl, non-XS modules install fine using Chris Nandor's CPAN-mac. XS modules are, erm, tricky, and usually you

Re: Komodo

2001-04-18 Thread Paul Mison
On 18/04/2001 at 16:36 +0100, Dean wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:17:00PM +0100, Paul Mison wrote: On MacPerl, non-XS modules install fine using Chris Nandor's CPAN-mac. XS modules are, erm, tricky, and usually you wait for someone who can deal with MPW and who needs them to do the port

RE: TPJ Reborn

2001-04-11 Thread Paul Mison
On 11/04/2001 at 16:50 +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ++ :p If you're going to do IRC style karma-ing, at least make sure there's a bot present. (I'm not even going to mention the smiley. Damn.) And in other news, davorg himself gets a mention on use.perl.org for finding (linking? sending

RE: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-10 Thread Paul Mison
On 10/04/2001 at 10:55 +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Robert Shiels [EMAIL PROTECTED] What is the design that you have agreed on? I will probably want one. There are five. So you'll probably want somewhere between one and five of them :) Are the designs on the web anywhere? Paul?

RE: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-10 Thread Paul Mison
On 10/04/2001 at 10:55 +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Robert Shiels [EMAIL PROTECTED] What is the design that you have agreed on? I will probably want one. There are five. So you'll probably want somewhere between one and five of them :) Are the designs on the web anywhere? Paul?

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Paul Mison
On 03/04/2001 at 16:40 +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Dean 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 I'll come if we can have marshmallows ;) Mmm. I shall bring Mr Pointy. All subject

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

2001-03-29 Thread Paul Mison
On 29/03/2001 at 11:56 +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Try doing Java in Lynx. Or Mosaic. Is there even a plugin for Netscape 3.0? Netscape 2 had Java built in, around the turn of 95/96. HotJava was also about but that (understandably) died around the same time. I *think* IE3 also did Java, about

Re: Social Meeting

2001-03-29 Thread Paul Mison
On 29/03/2001 at 14:14 +0100, Natalie Ford wrote: At 11:27 29/03/01, Greg McCarroll wrote: the one -ive point is that foods expensive there, if it had the cheap food of PO it would be ideal - or even some decent pub food (hot pies etc.) I haven't been to the Anchor but cheeep foood goood!

Re: CPAN Logo

2001-03-29 Thread Paul Mison
On 29/03/2001 at 16:12 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: when did CPAN get a funky new logo ... http://www.cpan.org/misc/jpg/cpan.jpg When all the #perl regulars got TiPBs [0] and got infected by the Make Things Look Nice (Macintosh Sub Version) meme? [0] TiPB =is= a Titanium Powerbook and writing

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

2001-03-28 Thread Paul Mison
On 28/03/2001 at 13:23 +0100, Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 13:09:37 +0100, Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [London phone codes] It was origially 01 ne c'est pas? Then it changed to 071 (Inner London) and 081 (Greater London) then it changed to 0171 and 0181 and then finally to

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-20 Thread Paul Mison
On 20/03/2001 at 16:40 +, Michael Stevens wrote: On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 04:40:29PM +, Simon Wilcox wrote: At 16:29 20/03/2001 +, Jonathan Peterson wrote: a) a two reasons why this module should never have been written, and 2. MM DD YY is an evil date format, and should be

Re: Overheard on IRC

2001-02-27 Thread Paul Mison
On 27/02/2001 at 10:46 +, Simon Wistow wrote: ALL YOUR DCONWAY ARE BELONG TO US My more idiomatic expression of Aaron's 'All your Damien Conway are belong to us'. (Using the CPAN ID was natural; hmm, maybe in the next weekly summary...) yet another t-shirt idea methinks as is Jonathon

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Paul Mison
On 22/02/2001 at 16:24 +, Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents anyone from having third level domains with only two characters :( But organisations as diverse as the British Library, Parliament, the

Re: t-shirts

2001-02-21 Thread Paul Mison
On 21/02/2001 at 12:26 +, Michael Stevens wrote: ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US Yeah, this would have been OK if you'd printed them on Friday morning, and they were disposable. This sort of meme just does the rounds too rapidly. I mean, how much would you laugh at someone wearing a 'I am

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 18:55 +, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:44:04PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: talking of organisational skills, dave (ad) how would you fancy being a london.pm organiser for the london.pm trip to ny.pm? we seem to have problems getting anyone to take

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to work with, I can get the querying in motion... About how many people are we talking about? Any idea? i just sent a list of about 8~10 people ( i think )

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 19:59 +, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:37:14PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to work with, I can get the querying in motion

Re: Amazon Sales Rank

2001-02-01 Thread Paul Mison
On 01/02/2001 at 13:44 +, Struan Donald wrote: * at 01/02 08:35 -0500 Dave Cross said: Data Munging with Perl by David Cross Amazon.com Sales Rank: 760 Blimey, how did that happen? Yesterday it was 87,867! a day in the life of a famous perl author: goto:

Re: Perl Books

2001-02-01 Thread Paul Mison
On 01/02/2001 at 10:03 +, Robert Shiels wrote: Just had a look at the PC Bookshops website (www.pcbooks.co.uk). Didn't they used to have a way of finding out whether the book was actually on the shelf or not - I may drop in there today on my way south of the river (Oh, the shame) and wanted

Re: OT : DVD

2001-01-19 Thread Paul Mison
On 15/01/2001 at 21:12 +, mallum wrote: ^ Your clock's wrong... -- :: paul :: and if you refuse to believe :: you will be cast into the void

Re: blibble

2001-01-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 05/01/2001 at 07:54 +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Michael Stevens wrote: You know you're drunk when, faced with the problem of getting through an underground ticket gate, you get out your house keys and start fiddling with them looking for the right one. Look you can

RE: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-05 Thread Paul Mison
On 05/01/2001 at 09:34 +, Matthew Jones wrote: Why would anyopne need more than kung fu to enjoy a fillum? I dunno. Plot? shrug/ "Crouching Tiger - Hidden Dragon" is best film of 2000 for my money. Breasts are an optional bonus. Am I going to get slapped down for saying that? Hey, it's

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Paul Mison
On 04/01/2001 at 13:59 +, David Hodgkinson wrote: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: er, what's wrong with foyles if it's not a silly question? Insane filing system Legendarily unhelpful staff It smells funny No built in coffee shop. Not that that's really that important of course,