Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Roger Burton West
On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 10:33:36PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: actually .. nutscrape under Linux annoys me when it insists on looking up a hostname no matter how hard you click on the stop button .. bad threading. Excellent reason to use a proxy. Junkbuster's good... Roger

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:57:04AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Unfortunately no. You'd have to: LOCK the table SELECT the maximum id currently in use and add one INSERT with that id UNLOCK the table so all your other queries will block

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Robin Szemeti wrote: now I am absolutely totally 100% certain that some web browser (and thats all it is) should *not* mess around with the way I view folders. I think that was a turning point for me and my judgement is probably clouded and No, no, no, that's _not_ all it is. IE is a

davorg, evil destroyer of privacy

2001-04-27 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 26, 2001, at 07:23 PM, Niklas Nordebo wrote: Gets a 9, apparently. http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/04/26/1229238mode=thread I like the following comment (I know you've seen it, Niklas): =for amusement Boycott This Book!!! (Score:2, Troll) by none on Thursday

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: Well, if you're daft enough to install Turdpoke you deserve all you get. In my defence your Honour, this relates to the BL[1] period of my life and I am now a reformed character. I have worshipped at The Shrine Of The Penguin for many moons now, broken bread

Re: davorg, evil destroyer of privacy

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Marcel Grunauer wrote: On Thursday, April 26, 2001, at 07:23 PM, Niklas Nordebo wrote: Gets a 9, apparently. http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/04/26/1229238mode=thread I like the following comment (I know you've seen it, Niklas): =for amusement Boycott

DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
Seems like DBD::Pg and mysql both support bind_param().. but do they really? Checking mysql API docs seems to suggest (unless I'm looking at the beginner version) there aren't any functions to prepare statements. I haven't looked at Postgres. Can anyone confirm/deny? Ah ha! (answering my own

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: The real answer is since you are using a database you care about speed so spend three minutes reading the docs/google for your particular database vendor and implement whatever strategy is suggested (AUTO_INCREMENT, ROWID, oid, SEQUENCE, before-row-insert

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

2001-04-27 Thread Robert Shiels
Have a look at her right big toe in this, has someone doctored the photo? http://britneyspears.ac/bs/024b.jpg -- Robert - Original Message - From: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 26 April 2001 21:19 Subject: Buffy? .. naah .. wait till you see this

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:46:16AM -0700, Paul Makepeace typed: Does anyone have any Real World experience with the speed-up (even hand-wavy vague anecdotes) of using bind values v. reparsing the SQL each time (for databases that support this obviously). Postgres and Oracle I'm

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 09:38:45AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: but of course .. however the topic was (somewhere along the thread) related to portable methods to try and keep from having to change all the SQL between different db version. Why do this? Unless you're using the db in a toy

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

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 09:39:18AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Have a look at her right big toe in this, has someone doctored the photo? http://britneyspears.ac/bs/024b.jpg I read press releases that explicitly denied all rumors of any surgical enhancements to Britney's anatomy. HTH :)

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 09:49:33AM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote: Oracle quite a bit - it parses the statement with placeholders and does large amounts of cacheing. Definitely worth it if you're fiddling with large dbs. For postgres it's a lot less important IME. Great, thanks! This is all

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:41:00AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [ and don't even ask me about the time Demon distributed some pox ridden disk with IE4.1 on it ..'err I just installed the latest version of Turnpike and seem to have inherited IE4 .. how do I get rid of it as its screwed my

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 09:38:45AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: but of course .. however the topic was (somewhere along the thread) related to portable methods to try and keep from having to change all the SQL between different db version. Why do this?

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 09:23:16AM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: Robin Szemeti wrote: now I am absolutely totally 100% certain that some web browser (and thats all it is) should *not* mess around with the way I view folders. I think that was a turning point for me and my judgement is

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: Ho ho, you should have heard the stick that support got from that little prank. Have you been sent a green CD, sir? We'd better send you an orange one to recover your system... It went on for *weeks*. umm .. I went for the 'format from the ground up'

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:21:35AM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote: On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 10:33:36PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: actually .. nutscrape under Linux annoys me when it insists on looking up a hostname no matter how hard you click on the stop button .. bad threading. Excellent

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Alex Page wrote: Yeah, I was redoing my CV the other day (it's at http://www.cpio.org/~grimoire/cv.html if you want to employ me...) OK, so I was just being nosy - as opposed to being in the position of offering a job - and noticed Alex is: a) younger than me (makes a

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Rob Partington
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Lucy McWilliam [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hmmm, would it be bad form to reminisce about all things Manc on a London.pm list?! Given the number of people I've seen from Manchester Uni at the technical meetings, probably not... --

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Leon Brocard
Paul Makepeace sent the following bits through the ether: If it was that simple, someone would've done it -- DBI is a very mature and competent module That's the problem. It seems like people aren't content with writing their own, slightly different, templating system, and have moved onto

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: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Leon Brocard
Paul Makepeace sent the following bits through the ether: Does anyone have any Real World experience with the speed-up (even hand-wavy vague anecdotes) of using bind values v. reparsing the SQL each time (for databases that support this obviously). Postgres and Oracle I'm particularly

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Barbie
From: Chris Heathcote [EMAIL PROTECTED] on 27/4/01 11:08 am, Rob Partington wrote: about all things Manc on a London.pm list?! Given the number of people I've seen from Manchester Uni at the technical meetings, probably not... Y'see I was a Salford problem kid... I always knew

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-27 Thread Philip Newton
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. Cheers, Phi OpenSewer lip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-27 Thread Philip Newton
Ian Brayshaw wrote: it's the internal workings of require that stop the tie from being honoured. I presume that the require burrows down into the internals and isn't aware that it's a tie'd handle. As far as I can tell the code within the require call is unaware that this handle is an

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: Paul Makepeace sent the following bits through the ether: If it was that simple, someone would've done it -- DBI is a very mature and competent module That's the problem. It seems like people aren't content with writing their own, slightly different,

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: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Houston
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:32:24PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Ian Brayshaw wrote: it's the internal workings of require that stop the tie from being honoured. I presume that the require burrows down into the internals and isn't aware that it's a tie'd handle. As far as I can tell the

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Chris Ball
[ I sent this earlier on, but it doesn't seem to have gone through - I'm trying again using the address I subscribed with, but I'm sure I've used a non-subscription address before. Are postings subscriber only ..? ] On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:03:46AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: OK, so I

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Martin Ling
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 10:11:40AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Ho ho, you should have heard the stick that support got from that little prank. Have you been sent a green CD, sir? We'd better send you an orange one to recover your system... It went on for *weeks*. I take it this

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 10:11:40AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Ho ho, you should have heard the stick that support got from that little prank. Have you been sent a green CD, sir? We'd better send you an orange one to recover your system... It went

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:59:53PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 10:11:40AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Ho ho, you should have heard the stick that support got from that little prank. Have you been sent a green CD, sir? We'd

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Philip Newton
Chris Ball wrote: Are postings subscriber only ..? ] As far as I know, yes; Jonathan Stowe has to hand-approve non-subscriber postings for them to make it to the list. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Philip Newton wrote: Chris Ball wrote: Are postings subscriber only ..? ] Subscriber not even, more like. I bet this email never makes it to the list for a start. I blame majordomo, when's that mailman thing getting here? Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 02:30:20PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: Philip Newton wrote: Chris Ball wrote: Are postings subscriber only ..? ] Subscriber not even, more like. I bet this email never makes it to the list for a start. I blame majordomo, when's that mailman thing getting

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Philip Newton
Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 02:30:20PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: I blame majordomo, when's that mailman thing getting here? Well, it is based on Python, which might cause a few stirrings around here... You think the Perl community is proud of the majordomo code?

Re: require Module; and filehandles

2001-04-27 Thread Ian Brayshaw
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:32:24PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: Ian Brayshaw wrote: it's the internal workings of require that stop the tie from being honoured. I presume that the require burrows down into the internals and isn't aware that it's a tie'd handle. As far as I can tell

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:03:46AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Hmmm, would it be bad form to reminisce about all things Manc on a London.pm list?! Given that I didn't learn perl until after I graduated, and Buffy isn't Manc-specific, then probably :-) Hazy tales of drunken nights in Jilly's

Re: Good Accountants (?)

2001-04-27 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Alex Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 11:32 AM Subject: Re: Good Accountants Hazy tales of drunken nights in Jilly's drinking too much snakebite and falling over while trying to dance to the Sisters of Mercy probably

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Mark Fowler
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, someone who Robin's attrib to fscked up wrote: [side note: I did just see a bizarre thread in macosx-dev where one guy claimed his FFT code was executing faster in Java than C because its interpreter used runtime info to

Re: Good Accountants (?)

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Hazy tales of drunken nights in Jilly's drinking too much snakebite and falling over while trying to dance to the Sisters of Mercy probably won't interest most of london.pm How can you fall over doing one step forward one step backward with your arms out for balance? Or was it the one

Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Lucy McWilliam
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, will wrote: Alex page wrote: Hazy tales of drunken nights in Jilly's drinking too much snakebite and falling over while trying to dance to the Sisters of Mercy probably won't interest most of london.pm Cheap bottles of calsberg and rage against the machine...

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:50:50PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On topic - how come all the decent jobs are dahn sarf? Dunno. A lot of my coursemates ended up working for a Manchester-based IT company (Lantara?) doing network admin and web coding, but the pay wasn't great and I'd had a better

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Slimelight: Been a member for the last 3 or 4 years. The club venue is good, the music on the downstairs floor is OK, and the top venue is hard tecnho crap. I basically go there to see my friends rather than for any other reason. Going there tomorrow, actually - I'll be the one in black *g*

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Leon Brocard
Mark Fowler sent the following bits through the ether: Don't see why this isn't possible Indeed. All you need to do this is: o bytecode and a virtual machine o some way of instrumenting said VM to save interesting info o ability to rewrite bytecode on fly OK, I give you Perl, the Perl

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:25:23PM +0100, Barbie wrote: I always knew Manchester was the centre of the Universe. Ahem. I suggest you go look at the entry for NY.pm at http://www.pm.org/groups/north_america.shtml :-) dha -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.panix.com/~dha/

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, someone who Robin's attrib to fscked up wrote: [side note: I did just see a bizarre thread in macosx-dev where one guy claimed his FFT code was executing faster in Java than C because its

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Mike Jarvis
Friday, April 27, 2001, 1:09:05 PM, Robin Szemeti wrote: RS but in the end (assuming that both RS codesets use similar basic principles) you will not beat the speed of C RS with anything other than hand optimised assembler. Now that is a fact. Sounds much more like a function of the compiler to

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 02:30:20PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: I blame majordomo, when's that mailman thing getting here? Actually that's my fault I said I'd look into it about a year ago (or so it feels). I'll do it this weekend. As to whether penderel gets used for this mailing list is

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:45:40AM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: It helps a lot (and is also blindingly easy to benchmark yourself ;-). Clearly says someone who's hasn't installed Oracle recently! [This is after all the point of community lists is to ask questions of others who've already done it

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Mike Jarvis
Friday, April 27, 2001, 2:20:21 PM, Paul Makepeace wrote: PM On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:51:38PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Sounds much more like a function of the compiler to me. A really good Fortran compiler would turn out faster code than a bad c compiler. PM But that isn't saying much.

A couple more bite the dust

2001-04-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Blueberry and Madge.web bit the dust in the last couple of days. If you know any good graphics people, HTML slaves, coders and so on with the right attitude, and Lord knows many of you are now acquainted with Reading Room's attitute, would y'all be so kind as to let me (or them directly ;-)

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Yeah, but only testing it on one browser, ignoring the - what, 30%? - that don't use IE - that's kinda silly. On a random band's site that number is more like, per hits: 3959719 IE 662895 Netscape 10 the rest It's a pity, but it's life. (And

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 10:33:36PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: well .. it *does* handle them .. but ,,, errr .. sort of non cascading IYSWIM ... No it doesn't. It has almost no clue about stylesheets at all. Have you ever developed a CSS site for

Re: Review of Data munging with Perl on Slashdot

2001-04-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Too late! Dave... [feeling smug] Enjoy it while it lasts... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms,

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-27 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:50:18PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: OK, I give you Perl, the Perl debugger, and B::Generate. First one to optimise Perl code (maybe replacing bits of Perl with XS on the fly?) gets a pat on the back. I think NI-S is working on it; see recent perl6-language discussion

Re: Good Accountants (?)

2001-04-27 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:50:15PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: How can you fall over doing one step forward one step backward with your arms out for balance? Or was it the one where you hold you arms over your head in an impression of someone trying to get out of a too-tight jumper in

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:55:06PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: Blimey, there's an Oxford perl mongers! You mean I'm not the only perl coder in this city?!? No. -- I find that anthropomorphism really doesn't help me with a place full of bugs. -- Megahal (trained on asr), 1998-11-06

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:00:40PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:55:06PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: Blimey, there's an Oxford perl mongers! You mean I'm not the only perl coder in this city?!? No. By which I mean, yes, you're not. And, of course, we've got Malcolm

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 05:50:50PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: Long dark hair, ankhs and beer - the Egyptions were the original goths. Hmmph. Goths wouldn't know good beer if it grabbed them by the goolies and swung them round over its head whilst shouting I'm good beer, I'm good beer, and

Boozers in Dublin

2001-04-27 Thread David Cantrell
Can any of you boozy reprobates recommend a boozer in Dublin for a geeky piss-up? -- David Cantrell | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/ Rip, Mix, Burn, unless you're using our latest and greatest operating system which we couldn't be arsed to complete PGP

Re: Boozers in Dublin

2001-04-27 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:07:08PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: Can any of you boozy reprobates recommend a boozer in Dublin for a geeky piss-up? My first recommendation would be the Messrs. Maguire on Burgh Key is a nice place - very *big* pub (it's on three levels) and serves pretty good

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 02:26:04PM -0400, David H. Adler wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:25:23PM +0100, Barbie wrote: I always knew Manchester was the centre of the Universe. Ahem. I suggest you go look at the entry for NY.pm at http://www.pm.org/groups/north_america.shtml :-) Yes

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread David Cantrell
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:16:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:45:40AM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: It helps a lot (and is also blindingly easy to benchmark yourself ;-). Clearly says someone who's hasn't installed Oracle recently! Does anyone? Every time I've

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:31:16PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:16:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:45:40AM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: It helps a lot (and is also blindingly easy to benchmark yourself ;-). Clearly says someone

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:22:50PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: I thought it closed down, actually. Is it still bring your own booze? Do they still have a silly entrance exam? Hmm, I'm feeling like this is getting waaay too off-topic, especially while Dave the Goth is on sabbatical, so...

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:16:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Clearly says someone who's hasn't installed Oracle recently! You can install Oracle now? Wow, they must have really been fixing it of late. -- If the code and the comments disagree, then both are probably wrong.

Re: DBD::*-bind_param() ?

2001-04-27 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 12:09:49AM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 12:16:32PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Clearly says someone who's hasn't installed Oracle recently! You can install Oracle now? Wow, they must have really been fixing it of late. OK, so I cheated, and

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:56:22PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: Hmm, I'm feeling like this is getting waaay too off-topic What is this off-topic you speak of? Is it a custom of your people? :-) -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.panix.com/~dha/ My theory is that his ignorance

Re: Boozers in Dublin

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, you wrote: Can any of you boozy reprobates recommend a boozer in Dublin for a geeky piss-up? thinks... umm .. we sent some of our blokes to Dublin and theres a pub with a webcam and they used to all go in and wave at as at exactly 12:30 so we could see them when we were

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:47:47PM -0400, David H. Adler wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:56:22PM -0400, Alex Page wrote: Hmm, I'm feeling like this is getting waaay too off-topic What is this off-topic you speak of? Is it a custom of your people? Yeah... I'm on this mailing list called

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Sat, 28 Apr 2001, you wrote: What is this off-topic you speak of? Is it a custom of your people? Yeah... I'm on this mailing list called goats-fans, for fans of Goats: the Comic Strip (http://www.goats.com - NOW!), and flaming and off-topic posting leads to the moderators kicking your