brief penderel outage

2001-06-16 Thread jo walsh
i'm taking penderel down for a little bit services shouldnt be gone too long all will be back better and shinier sooner jo

rewind elector

2001-06-07 Thread jo walsh
eek, i've just grokked that george osborne, who was 2 years above me at college, has been elected tory mp for tatton. i wish i hadn't been passed out on dave's sofa at that point. gah, i feel old and sleepy so nothing changes, but it was nice to realise that in the company of perlmongers.

[JOB] short modperl, long systems at LSE (fwd)

2001-06-06 Thread jo walsh
friend at LSE needing 5 days of mod_perl XML freelancing, said i'd pass this along, didnt actually wait for response, but hey. oh gosh, i should finish the london jobs database. and put the new disk in penderel, which it was too sunny to do during the tech meet. early next week i guess :/ soz

penderel going down for a little while

2001-05-21 Thread jo walsh
if that's okay...? i'm going to replace the old disk with the shiny new 40Gb one. we wound up reinstalling from scratch on the new disk. the outage should hopefully be quite short. i plan to do this in about quarter of an hour's time. please wibble at me soon if this will cause you problems, or

tube strike / may meeting postponed til 10th

2001-04-27 Thread jo walsh
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. invoking the awesome powers delegated to me by davorg i pronounce that May's social meeting will be postponed until thursday May 10th, and if the

Re: JOB: Another one (Banking)

2001-04-19 Thread jo walsh
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? i've been inadvertently hacking on a web-based forum for this stuff for a little while... will talk about it a bit

Re: JOB: Another one (Banking)

2001-04-19 Thread jo walsh
i've been inadvertently hacking on a web-based forum for this stuff for a little while... How can you inadvertently hack ? at a scattiness load as consistently high as mine has been lately, it's hard to do many things advertently consider yourself warned :) z

RE: Tech mtg?

2001-04-18 Thread jo walsh
Could someone at State51, please put something useful up on the web page - or post directions to the list - or do _something_ that will make me look a little less disorganised than I really am! state51, 8-10 rhoda street, off brick lane just past junction with bethnal green road:

RE: Tech mtg?

2001-04-18 Thread jo walsh
this all gives me a creeping sense of deja type yeah, i've just looked and realised it says almost exactly the same thing on the website, except in more detail: http://london.pm.org/WhatDo.shtml oh well, i made a nice page for us: http://london.pm.org/places/state51.html ho hum, jo

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

2001-04-11 Thread jo walsh
4) Install Apache::Template, Bundle-XML, Template Toolkit 2.02 on penderel I think this has already been mostly done, but I could be wrong. after much grappling with CPAN shell trying to upgrade us to 5.6.1, this is all done now, though a couple of newer versions of XML modules - not the

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-09 Thread jo walsh
Last Thursday I bullied^Wasked some people to consider doing talks for us, but I can't remember who they were. This is your opportunity to step forward. i recall promising to do 20 minutes on '101 fun things to do with Tangram', or something like that. am still happy to do this, but also

RE: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread jo walsh
Wrong. There was a concerted effort by the loony left to destroy decent education in favour of whatever trendy piffle that was the order of the day. I had to unlearn the reading I knew before I went to school in favour of some stupid phonetic system (anyone remember ITA?) in 1970, finally

when are we going to see the caaaamels

2001-04-03 Thread jo walsh
can we go now that it is spring? some sunday afternoon soon? davorg? can we davorg? z -- dha CAMEL CAMEL CAMEL! you just have to redefine fun locally

RE: Penderel Configuration

2001-02-15 Thread jo walsh
I'd like to be able to have a http://london.pm.org/~shiels web address, and a cgi-bin directory. k i can do the ~/public_html thing and sort this out is that the best way? or there is a group of web users who can write to the docroot if you prefer (both?) I would like to have (at

london.pm.org seems to be working

2001-01-30 Thread jo walsh
for at least some values of working todo - 1/ get mailman properly configured 2/ set up sudo for web stuff 3/ profit! jo

JOB: desperately seeking symbian

2001-01-24 Thread jo walsh
a friend asked me to pass this on, it seems interesting. (symbian looking for 1 junior 1 senior perm perl bods) in a parallel world where i have cft, this has gone in the jobs database. um. -- The contact details are: Dave Jobling

Re: apologies

2001-01-18 Thread jo walsh
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, ditto, except today is the first day of similar flu-like illness :( sorry i wont be there to do the

Re: Technical Meeting Agenda

2001-01-12 Thread Jo Walsh
Venue: State 51 (full details - and a map? - to follow) State51 is in a disused foam factory at 8-10 rhoda street, bethnal green, near the junction of brick lane and bethnal green road. http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=533817Y=182479A=YZ=1 tube shoreditch (but closes early),

RE: Technical Meeting Agenda

2001-01-12 Thread Jo Walsh
i could do 5 mins on what fun it is to build a perl jobs database with tangram and template toolkit. (it's in testing atm) if you like. That would be cool. Do you want to publicise the URL or is it a Big Secret? i will do that when it is not not quite finished. like what it is now :) jo

the list is dead, long live the list

2001-01-11 Thread Jo Walsh
lets kill off the old list before the two get too far out of sync jo ps sorry about mail bounces from partyvibe it will be down til next week :( -- a member of the state51 conspiracy [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: the list is dead, long live the list

2001-01-11 Thread Jo Walsh
And a pony. who needs a pony when we have a camel? when are we going to see the camel i would sooner install qmail/ezmlm than mailman would ppl object? -- a member of the state51 conspiracy [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Technical Meeting

2001-01-05 Thread jo walsh
I have a half-formed idea for a talk about applying some ideas of the Oulipo to Perl programming. I could easily do a five-minute teaser - looks like you're pretty booked up for long talks already :-) yes! i have had ideas about (Ouperlpo? Oupropo?) myself, but never done anything about

yapc footage / soundage

2001-01-04 Thread jo walsh
also i started laying out the few mp3's i have and some of the schedule of the conference into a website tonight, so expect movement on that front rsn, Has anyone thought of putting the talks onto VCD? If I can get this VCD software to work that I just aquired (thanks again) i'm happy