Re: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-05 Thread Shevek
On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: As for the real time nature of garbage collectors, Shevek and I (and some others) wrote a paper together on this, so I could say a lot here. Especially about how Perl is much more real time as it can do better at allocating and deallocating the same bit

RT GC [WAS Re: Bad programming considered harmless]

2001-02-05 Thread Shevek
On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Mon, Feb 05, 2001 at 10:42:08PM +, Shevek wrote: I later prove that it is possible to do a hard real time reference counting garbage collector, I've heard of implementations of hard real time GCs but they're ultra-slow. Can you prove one

Re: PIMB T-shirts

2001-01-16 Thread Shevek
ing profit (I presume beer money for the hassle of T-shirt making is excusable). Alex -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s=$AUTOLOAD)=~s/.*:://; eval qq{ *$AUTOLOAD=$s ?sub {$s*{$s-1}} :sub {1}; }; goto $AUTOLOAD; } print {'4'};

[OT] WTD: P2/400 CPU

2001-01-14 Thread Shevek
Does anyone have a P2/400MHz CPU available (near Farringdon) at start of play this morning? A server's just freaked one and is going to need one pretty damn soon. This is if CEX don't have any in stock. Ta. S. -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s=$AUTOLOAD)=~s/.*:://; eval qq

Re: Mailman in Perl (Re: the list is dead, long live the list)

2001-01-13 Thread Shevek
won't do much more than double or treble the hard disk usage of the OS, which will be small compared to the user data, and is still in a small order of magnitude. I bet you have libc5 and libc6 installed... It's still smaller than win2k... S. -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s

Re: Directory Structures!

2001-01-12 Thread Shevek
;mydir"}-{dir1}-{dir3}-{dir4}-["C.C","D.D"] $dirstruct{"mydir"}-{dir4}-{dir5}-["E.E"] -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s=$AUTOLOAD)=~s/.*:://; eval qq{ *$AUTOLOAD=$s ?sub {$s*{$s-1}} :sub {1}; }; goto $AUTOLOAD; } print {'4'};

Re: one liner

2001-01-11 Thread Shevek
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Michael Stevens wrote: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Maybe we should see about costs for getting some of them printed fairly nicely and bound. I think the uni offers such a service here. -- Shevek I am the Borg

Re: Getting keys of mappe @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/;d hash?

2001-01-04 Thread Shevek
a printed list ... Ah: do {push(@sorted, $_) unless $_ eq $last; $last = $_} for sort @list; Can't be bothered to benchmark it... This would be very slow for the dutch national flag, as it sorts the large list rather than the small one. S. -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s=$AU

Re: Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-03 Thread Shevek
here, but how is this different to my @sort = sort @list; ? S. -- Shevek I am the Borg. sub AUTOLOAD { ($s=$AUTOLOAD)=~s/.*:://; eval qq{ *$AUTOLOAD=$s ?sub {$s*{$s-1}} :sub {1}; }; goto $AUTOLOAD; } print {'4'};