Re: Templating Solutions

2001-06-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/06 17:21 +0100 Roger Burton West said: On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 04:36:00PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: The main reason I prefer H::T to T::T is that H::T templates can be given to Dreamweaver monkeys to edit without my having to worry that they'll screw them up. That is an

Re: YAPC::Europe (Ignore this request)

2001-06-15 Thread Struan Donald
* 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 flight, so it looks like we have the official flight for London.pm ;-) and thanks to Jouke we can claim to have an

Re: London.pm - FAQ for web site (was books or something).

2001-06-14 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/06 14:55 +0100 Leo Lapworth said: Well, as has been muttered about I am redoing the London.pm.org website. And yes it DOES need a faq, I have the start of one, but would very much love someone else to finish it off. So, If anyone is up for it give me a yell and I'll email you the

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-12 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/06 21:38 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Mon, 11 Jun 2001, Chris Benson wrote: Didn't ukonline.co.uk complain about trademark infringement a while back? Is gateway.gov.uk the result? and is there any possible trademark confusion with this address? ring ring 'hello .. is

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/06 10:11 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: Well here are some reasons why i prefer UNIX to Windows * for servers, they are pretty much personal reasons and i'm sure not everyone agrees with them. snip type=many reasons/ I'd also add that is something hardwary does go wrong and the box

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/06 11:35 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: calling wordpad an editor is as laughable as calling vi an editor ;-) arrghh .. burn the heretic! ... speak brother, for the truth will out .. have you been using [x{0,1]]emacs again ... ? and thus

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/06 11:54 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: pah! .. tis written in the scripture ... 'let he who hath one eye be blessed' .. clearly the 'one eye' is a reference to the one 'i' in vi .. its *obvious* innit ... I shall found my entire religion on this shadowy fact wriiten by our lord himself

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-07 Thread Struan Donald
* at 07/06 04:26 -0700 Paul Makepeace said: This is dated from beginning of last year, and mutt is saying that's about 13,700 messages (gasp!). Note that some people (cough/dcrosscough/) appear more than once. Not that a) they necessarily need it b) have any hope, ever, of catching Greg...

Re: [Announce] Hackspoitation film fest

2001-05-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 24/05 23:18 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: p.s. at the risk of raising the heckles of BlackStar, does anyone know the URL of the company based in the channel islands (or isle of mann) that sell american dvds to the UK at the time they are released in the US? 247 or something?

Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/05 14:51 +0100 Cross David - dcross said: From: Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 2:34 PM On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:05:44AM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela)

Re: Happy Happy Joy Joy!

2001-05-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/05 12:54 -0400 David H. Adler said: On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 08:20:47AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: I finally received my copy of TPJ in the mail yesterday. And there was much rejoicing :) If it makes anyone feel better, I just heard from Mr. Orwant that *his* copy hasn't arrived

Re: A look over the shoulder of an XP programmer (auf deutsch)

2001-05-16 Thread Struan Donald
* at 16/05 15:22 +0100 Simon Cozens said: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:41:58PM +0100, James Powell wrote: You've hit the fundamental problem with XP. Getting anything done requires two programmers to agree on something; this, as everyone knows, is impossible. No it isn't! That's

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Struan Donald
* at 13/05 16:41 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: * 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*

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/05 12:13 +0100 duncan said: The money has to be raised somehow. selling 3rd generation mobile phone licences for extortionate figures, thereby taxing the population once again? wasn't it an auction? i like to look on this as some sort of crack induced madness on the side of tha

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/05 12:16 +0100 Matthew Jones said: Ah, yes. That's like we're listening, isn't it, in response to the fuel crisis? We're not going to do anything, but we're happy to listen. That narked me about the fuel protestors. They claimed the government aren't listening. Listen ne cave

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/05 11:32 +0100 Roger Burton West said: On or about Fri, May 11, 2001 at 10:48:41AM +0100, Jonathan Peterson typed: You know, from the outside, Unix looks so well designed and clean and modern... From the outside, Windows looks as if it works. ObRant: computers and OSes in their

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/05 11:49 +0100 Dave Hodgkinson said: Roger Burton West [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Putting pretty interfaces on existing unstable systems does not help to make them simpler... That's part of it. Landing a thudding great book of what the thing _can_ do, rather than a cookbook of

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/05 12:07 +0100 Dave Hodgkinson said: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There is a very real argument for devices that do one thing and one thing only but do it in a very simple way without all the flimflam that accompanies most modern computers. Donald Norman has quite

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
* at 10/05 10:22 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? shuffles through mailbox for weekly summary Don't forget the London.pm website for meetings etc. The next meeting is a social meeting and has been postponed for a week to the Thursday

NMS formmail

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
is this useable as i have someone in the office using the real version and difficulties with it and i'd quite like to be able to say: ah ah! you should use this instead. ta struan

putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's one of those bit of unix aracana know to a chosen few. or is there some site/resource that contains this info? ta

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-10 Thread Struan Donald
* at 10/05 16:37 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into a file for, say, writing vi macros? i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's

Re: sing if you're happy that way

2001-05-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/05 13:04 +0100 Matthew Jones said: Wisty - next T-shirt please: use strict is gay Heh. On the back -w is jolly? surely the back should be: CHOPS struan

Re: sing if you're happy that way

2001-05-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/05 15:18 +0100 Andrew Bowman said: Excuse me for my ignorance of this matter, however I can't figure out what 'CHOPS' means in this context (and am sure I'm not alone among London PMers, at least not on this question). According to acronymfinder.com it's Controlled Humidity

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Struan Donald
* at 04/05 10:22 +0100 Dave Hodgkinson said: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: i kind of like - from a visual point of view. much more like APL... ;-) i'd not know about that. seem to recall seeing an example of APL in a book once and it looked very scary. or it might have been ADA

Re: tube strike / may meeting postponed til 10th

2001-05-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/05 10:28 +0100 Mark Fowler said: On Wed, 2 May 2001, Struan Donald wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_1307000/1307103.stm for those who don't get a kick out of seeing server errors :) Which we all know you don't ever get on news.bbc.co.ukeven when a page

Re: cocktails

2001-05-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/05 12:42 +0100 Simon Wistow said: Chris Heathcote wrote: Off the top of my head: ICA bar, Match (Noho/Farringdon/Sosho), lab (on Old Compton St.), aka... also heard about Smiths of Smithfield, but never been there. For true geekdom go get cocktails go to Cynthia's Cyberbar

Re: tube strike / may meeting postponed til 10th

2001-05-02 Thread Struan Donald
* at 02/05 16:51 +0100 Leon Brocard said: jo walsh sent the following bits through the ether: well, it looks like the tube strike (8pm Weds 2nd May - 8pm Thurs 3rd May) is still on, and this will scupper our May social meeting plans rather. It's not anymore, but we shouldn't shift the

Re: Company Name

2001-04-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/04 09:02 +0100 Robert Shiels said: I've decided to set up my own company and become a contractor. There are quite a lot of decisions to be made, but the hardest one I'm finding is thinking of a company name! So far my only ideas are simply Shiels or Shiels Consulting; this is fairly

Re: Company Name

2001-04-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/04 13:15 +0100 Jonathan Stowe said: On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Robert Shiels wrote: I've decided to set up my own company and become a contractor. There are quite a lot of decisions to be made, but the hardest one I'm finding is thinking of a company name! Get the domain off Paul

Re: Beginners Guide

2001-04-23 Thread Struan Donald
* at 21/04 10:14 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, you wrote: I read it as not wanting to fund the various commercial entities one ends up funding in order to actual get a digital box. The idea of putting any more money in the Murdoch empires coffers just for the sake of

next social meeting vs tube strike

2001-04-19 Thread Struan Donald
Noticed on my way past the news stands last night that the next tube strike is pencilled in for May the 3rd, as is the next social meeting. OK, so the strike might not happen but if it does is this not going to make the next social meeting a bit problematic? just a thought. Struan

Re: next social meeting vs tube strike

2001-04-19 Thread Struan Donald
* at 19/04 15:04 +0100 dcross - David Cross said: From: Steve Mynott [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 2:48 PM Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Noticed on my way past the news stands last night that the next tube strike is pencilled in for May the 3rd

CPAN search from mozilla address bar

2001-04-18 Thread Struan Donald
no idea if anyone will find this useful but: if you use mozilla (on linux/*nix at least) stick this: search name="CPAN" description="CPAN Search" method="GET" action="http://search.cpan.org/search" input name="mode" value="module" input name="query" user /search in a file called

Re: Komodo

2001-04-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/04 11:58 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, you wrote: IMHO the Linux port is an afterthought, most of the effort seems to have been focused on the Windows side, the integration with Visual Studio springs to mind. umm ... since Linux accounts (at a guess) for 75%

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/04 16:50 +0100 Dean said: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:43:09PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: CNN reports that BtVS's SMG will wed Freddie Prinz. Why would that bother us? Remember, we're all Willow fans here. You may insult my OS, you may insult my editor but don't tar me

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/04 17:47 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 05:43:20PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: Alexis Denisof (who plays Wesley) is going out with Alyson Hannigan (Willow). For some reason, this is made even worse by the automatic word association of "Wesley" and

Re: NWS (was Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April)

2001-04-17 Thread Struan Donald
* at 17/04 14:00 +0200 Philip Newton said: Mark Fowler wrote: 3) Write a set of scripts ...with a bunch of different extensions such as .pl .plx .cgi for combinations of "operating system" + web server that map scripts to interpreters by extension and/or directory rather than by shebang

Re: NWS (was Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April)

2001-04-17 Thread Struan Donald
* at 17/04 14:09 +0100 Mark Fowler said: On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Struan Donald wrote: surely there should be a better way than this? after all the combinations involved are quite numerous. is the notion of something that does : #!/bin/sh if [ -e /usr/bin/perl ]; then exec

NWS (was Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April)

2001-04-11 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/04 08:28 +0100 Mark Fowler said: On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: snip I'll also be able to give a quick status update on the website for NMS (probably at the same time as I'll be using it as my example) what is the status of the NMS thing. i'm liable to have some

Re: TPJ Reborn

2001-04-11 Thread Struan Donald
* at 11/04 17:50 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 05:10:12PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: Paul Mison sent the following bits through the ether: If you're going to do IRC style karma-ing, at least make sure there's a bot

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-10 Thread Struan Donald
* at 10/04 09:15 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: * Marcel Grunauer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:56:28PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: nowhere we might be tempted to sit by the thames till the wee small hours generating tremendous hangovers :) "sit"?

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-09 Thread Struan Donald
* at 09/04 16:09 +0100 dcross - David Cross said: snip/ p.s Next social meeting is on Thur 3rd May. Suggestions for venues would be most welcome. nowhere we might be tempted to sit by the thames till the wee small hours generating tremendous hangovers :) struan

Re: Certing

2001-04-06 Thread Struan Donald
* at 05/04 21:37 + Robin Szemeti said: On Thu, 05 Apr 2001, you wrote: * Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: * Dean ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Will the Perl Cert discussion/brainstorming be taking part at todays meet or the technical one? todays having said that i

Re:

2001-04-06 Thread Struan Donald
* at 06/04 11:34 +0100 Natalie Ford said: At 22:42 04/04/01, David Cantrell wrote: PC-Pine is suitable only for small children recovering from major surgery. ...and maybe people who prefer a GUI? :) isn't that what he said? :) struan

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Struan Donald
* 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? doesn't eveyone archive all their mail? *some*

Re: archiving

2001-04-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/04 13:55 +0100 Greg McCarroll said: * Robin Houston ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 01:36:54PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Did you all know that i used to blow up pressurised butane cannisters as a child? We *all* used to do *that* :-) snip

Re: archiving

2001-04-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/04 14:17 +0100 dcross - David Cross said: 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 the best way to make money is to start a

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/04 16:47 +0100 Andrew Bowman said: From: Simon Wistow [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 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 ^^^ Hmmm. Do the words "foot" and

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Struan Donald
* at 03/04 17:21 +0100 Matthew Byng-Maddick said: On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Struan Donald wrote: * at 03/04 16:47 +0100 Andrew Bowman said: Either that or he misread FM as SM, or, worse, FHM. well, that unstructured data is difficult tp parse :) Is dave cross written in Perl? well no[1

Re: Buffy riding a pony!

2001-04-02 Thread Struan Donald
* at 02/04 16:26 +0100 David Cantrell said: I was bored today, so I wrote an ickle module which takes code like this: we're less than half way through damian's year and already this sort of thing is becoming very common. i'm beginning to think that YAS didn't think the idea through carefully

Re: Debian question ...

2001-03-22 Thread Struan Donald
* at 22/03 14:29 + David Cantrell said: mallum and others wrote: dpkg -l OK, so how did I manage to miss that? Answers on a postcard. i suspect it's the well known phenomona of managing not to read the one line of the manual that was relevant. struan

Re: Scalar Context vs List Context

2001-03-15 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/03 10:37 -0500 Dave Cross said: ... and how much trouble you can get in for not knowing the difference: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/03/13/208259 the best thing about this is the number of links to this story that give the impression the kids were arrested for not knowing

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Struan Donald
* at 14/03 15:22 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 04:10:02PM +, David Cantrell wrote: WebDAV is not OK, cos it means installing yet more stuff on the server which is simply not needed. If a user can't use scp, then I don't want that user. I mean, it's not hard FFS.

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Struan Donald
* at 13/03 10:43 - Jonathan Peterson said: There's a marketing battle that needs to be fought first. We need, somehow, to ensure that newbie CGI programmers read criticisms of Matt's scripts _before_ they find Matt's Script Archive. And I don't know how you're going to undo

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Struan Donald
* at 13/03 10:56 + Michael Stevens said: On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 10:58:36AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: how to solve this, will there is an easy way that would deal with the problem at source - perl certification *duck* having said in another email how there were no

Re: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Struan Donald
* at 28/02 15:09 - Hamlet D'Arcy said: Could you post a bit more about the Heretic's meeting? Perhaps some links. I've never heard of the group. if only we had a faq :) struan

Re: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Struan Donald
* at 23/02 06:57 -0500 Dave Cross said: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:40:19 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Q. When are social meetings? A. On the day after the first wednesday of the month. Please stop confusing the newcomers. London.pm social meetings are _always_ on the

Re: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Struan Donald
* at 28/02 17:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 05:33:34PM +, Matthew Robinson wrote: OK, its 'meetings are held on the day after the first wednesday of the month'. That makes perfect sense now, I work on the "meetings are held whenever more than half the people

Re: geek cricket

2001-02-27 Thread Struan Donald
* at 27/02 12:33 + Roger Burton West said: On or about Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 12:29:19PM +, Amias Channer typed: Each company would have a team (or combine to make teams) and play 40 over matches on sunday afternoons in some sort of league . Does this appeal to anyone ? gambling is

Re: Quantum Weirdness

2001-02-27 Thread Struan Donald
* at 27/02 17:48 + Rob Partington said: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I just bought a Mars bar, and it's *drum roll* sixty-five grams! They already did that on IRC! Keep up, that man! Tue1129#London.pm/Ranguard Arrg, Damion lied - British

Re: t-shirts

2001-02-21 Thread Struan Donald
* at 21/02 12:49 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 12:43:34PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 21/02/2001 at 12:26 +, Michael Stevens wrote: ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US and they were disposable. This sort of meme just does the rounds too rapidly. I mean, how much

Re: Alternative to bad perl resources

2001-02-19 Thread Struan Donald
* at 19/02 13:34 + Steve Mynott said: Tony Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Surely part of the reason that so much bad code gains so much popularity is that bad coders tend to think their code is good, so don't mind publicising it and shouting about it lots. Good coders, on the other

Re: VA?

2001-02-13 Thread Struan Donald
* at 13/02 17:07 + Jonathan Stowe said: On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Struan Donald wrote: *and* they have blue LEDs :) Well that doubles the price for starters :) ah, but everyone loves blue LEDs struan

Re: TT2 Question

2001-02-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/02 13:00 -0500 Andy Williams said: I'm installing TT2. The problem. the installation says that I need XML::DOM ver 1.27 installed I've hunted high and low but all I can find is version 1.25! Anyone know where I can get it? libxml-enno is what you want. struan

Re: Mailing List Stuff

2001-02-02 Thread Struan Donald
* at 02/02 12:29 + Jonathan Stowe said: On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Any questions? Yeah, can I have a pony ? what is it with ponys? struan

Re: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread Struan Donald
* at 02/02 12:25 - Jonathan Peterson said: However, I don't question the plumber's competence, or indeed pretend to anyone including myself that I can do a good job of it. The same should apply to programming. If I were to try my hand at re-plumbing my kitchen, I know I'd

Re: website directory access

2001-02-01 Thread Struan Donald
* at 01/02 12:35 - Robert Shiels said: I don't really like this, is there another way? I don't want to have to resort to .htpasswd files, which is what I've implemented for now. er, what's wrong with them? struan

Re: Amazon Sales Rank

2001-02-01 Thread Struan Donald
* 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: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1930110006/ while (1){ look at

Re: Perl Books

2001-01-31 Thread Struan Donald
* at 31/01 14:28 + Dominic Mitchell said: On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 09:24:20AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Here's an interesting page[1] Have a URL for that, guv? er... this unweldy thing would seem to be it: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/4045/107-2581489-8245353 struan

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Struan Donald
* at 29/01 11:29 - Robert Shiels said: Staying resolutely on-topic [1], I've started watching my "League of Gentlemen" first series DVD. This is a very good DVD indeed, with an second audio track by the cast talking about why they did everything. The DVD starts with a question "Are

Re: Another Template Toolkit Q

2001-01-29 Thread Struan Donald
* at 29/01 15:17 - [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: So TT nicely allows a filename, a filehandle or blank for STDOUT. So how to I capture the output to "some variable" so I could, say, manipulate that output without having to read the file I've outputted? Is that possible? mmm, this

Re: Another Template Toolkit Q

2001-01-29 Thread Struan Donald
* at 29/01 15:29 - [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: mmm, this should be a FAQ... perldoc Template: struan (sho missed this fisrt time round too :) Thanks for the pointers, call me lazy, isn't that supposed to be a trait of a good programmer? ;-) only for certain values of lazy

Re: Sun's Perl was Re: Application servers and e-commerce platforms

2001-01-26 Thread Struan Donald
* at 26/01 11:21 + Michael Stevens said: IMHO the main significance here is in the default install. You can fiddle around with anything if you want and make it vaguely sensible as a server. Redhat as default is not very well setup to use as a server on the internet (I feel). Debian I

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/01 10:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20 but when I try and download these, the %20 appears in the Netscape file save as box instead of

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/01 11:26 + James Powell said: On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:05:49AM +, Struan Donald wrote: * at 25/01 10:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20

Re: Dream weaver

2001-01-25 Thread Struan Donald
* at 25/01 15:56 - Robert Shiels said: Subject: RE: Dream weaver Just got sent this: DREAMWEAVER 3.0- Training Dates Now Available! == With Dreamweaver being adopted by up to 90% of development companies worldwide, Focus Group are now

Re: Conslutancy

2001-01-22 Thread Struan Donald
* at 22/01 16:22 + Simon Wistow said: Andy Wardley wrote: So without wishing to start another holy war, is it possible to change the mailing list configuration to have a more sensible default Reply-to? rant I have arguments with Leon about this. He usually quotes 'Reply To munging

Re: Conslutancy

2001-01-22 Thread Struan Donald
* at 22/01 16:33 + Greg McCarroll said: * Struan Donald ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: actually mutt has cool mailing list functions in that you can define a mailing list in the config and then l (or L, i forget) replies to the list rather than the person. not that i want

Re: Holy War

2001-01-19 Thread Struan Donald
* at 19/01 16:12 + Redvers Davies said: All I'll say about mandrake is that we have a mandrake box at work and when you run printtool the cdrom ejects. You couldn't do an strace on that so we see what causes that could you? I would have thought a hardware conflict would be the most

Re: Holy War

2001-01-19 Thread Struan Donald
* at 19/01 16:33 - Robert Shiels said: What are you planning to do on the box? It'll be purely for home use, so: * Hacking perl * Prototyping web sites * Playing with new toys like AxKit and Camelot * Write * Surf the web * Read mail * Play the occasional game *

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Struan Donald
* at 17/01 07:03 -0500 Dave Cross said: 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.

Re: the list is dead, long live the list

2001-01-11 Thread Struan Donald
want our own mailing list server. And a pony. who needs a pony when we have a camel? -- Struan Donald mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Code Flunky, 365 Plc. http://www.365corp.com/

Re: Books

2001-01-04 Thread Struan Donald
* at 04/01 13:26 + David Hodgkinson said: It took me three bookshops on Charing Cross Road to get a perl library together for the guys I'm working with, but I managed it without having to go into Foyle's. Yeah! er, what's wrong with foyles if it's not a silly question? s -- Struan