Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-09 Thread Redvers Davies
We'll start at about 7pm and people will be practiving TPC and YAPC::E talks. I'll be there... btw, has anyone heard back from the YAPC::Europe peeps about which papers have been accepted?... or have any idea when the list will be published. [1] Red

Re: [Possible Job] Perl, Linux

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I don't know about you, but I'm *definitely* fat. Big boned. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms,

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-09 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote on Freitag, 8. Juni 2001 11:11 And some pieces of software just wont be able to be plugged in - why can't i run Samba on Windows? Why would you want to? * in a heterogeneous network i may want to standardise on a single

Re: [Possible Job] Perl, Linux

2001-06-09 Thread Piers Cawley
Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I don't know about you, but I'm *definitely* fat. Big boned. Nope. -- Piers Cawley www.iterative-software.com

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 03:13:19PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: here is the results from a partial mbox of ny.pm messages, it is not that complete an mbox, but it does indicate that we are simply not doing or best to take over NY.pm You

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-09 Thread Nicholas Clark
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 07:23:32AM +, Redvers Davies wrote: I'll be there... btw, has anyone heard back from the YAPC::Europe peeps about which papers have been accepted?... or have any idea when the list will be published. [1] I had an e-mail from Ann Barcomb yesterday saying that my

Re: Upcoming technical meeting

2001-06-09 Thread Leon Brocard
Redvers Davies sent the following bits through the ether: I'll be there... btw, has anyone heard back from the YAPC::Europe peeps about which papers have been accepted?... or have any idea when the list will be published. [1] Speakers will be told Real Soon Now. Registration might happen

Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Cross
Remember the discussion some months ago about what a horrible book this was? Well, I've been exchanging emails with the author since slagging her off big-time on Amazon. Somehow I've managed to make her thing that my input is useful and I've just received a copy of the second edition of the

Re: Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Remember the discussion some months ago about what a horrible book this was? Well, I've been exchanging emails with the author since slagging her off big-time on Amazon. Somehow I've managed to make her thing that my input is useful and I've just

Re: Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Cross
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 12:10:08PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Remember the discussion some months ago about what a horrible book this was? Well, I've been exchanging emails with the author since slagging her off big-time on

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Simon Cozens
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 01:27:08PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: As a public service I would exhort all of you to go to this site and then complain when it tells you that you are using an 'Unsupported Browser' (which I guess will be more than half of you :) Well done. The Reg picked this up

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: www.gateway.gov.uk As a public service I would exhort all of you to go to this site and then complain when it tells you that you are using an 'Unsupported Browser' (which I guess will be more than half of you :) I agree that this is pants. I

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread David Cantrell
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 01:54:01PM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: From: Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] As a public service I would exhort all of you to go to this site and then complain when it tells you that you are using an 'Unsupported Browser' (which I guess will be more than half of

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Simon Cozens
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:06:24PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: So yes, the only reason for not allowing me to use it is incompetence on the part of whichever civil 'servants' were in charge of implementing it. And nothing to do with the deal struck between Microsoft and the government. No.

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread David Cantrell
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:09:23PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:06:24PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: So yes, the only reason for not allowing me to use it is incompetence on the part of whichever civil 'servants' were in charge of implementing it. And nothing to

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Sat, 09 Jun 2001, Robert Shiels wrote: From: Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: www.gateway.gov.uk As a public service I would exhort all of you to go to this site and then complain when it tells you that you are using an 'Unsupported Browser' (which I guess will be more

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Simon Cozens
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:26:40PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: I tend not to pay much attention to conspiracy theories. Me neither. http://linuxtoday.com/imgs/microsoft/gateway-microsoft-rationale-statement.pdf -- This process can check if this value is zero, and if it is, it does something

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Nicholas Clark
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:10:38PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: I complained to the UK Online helpdesk .. they deny all responsiblity for the thing .. but can give you helpdesk contacts for the 3 government agencies contained within the 'government gateway' site .. of course they deny all

Re: Pubs - a serious investigation

2001-06-09 Thread Alex Page
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 05:46:33PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: o The Doggetts Coat and Arms (by the river) It has to be said, Doggetts is a fine, fine pub. Plenty of room, not-too-loud music, nice beer... and fairly convenient for most people. Alex -- Four pints of milk, a turkey baster and

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Simon Cozens
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:59:48PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote: Are these e-mail addresses? If so, does it make it possible to forward all 4 denials in 1 message To: all four and ask for one joined up government answer? http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/19340.html says the man to talk to

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Sat, 09 Jun 2001, Nicholas Clark wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:10:38PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: I complained to the UK Online helpdesk .. they deny all responsiblity for the thing .. but can give you helpdesk contacts for the 3 government agencies contained within the

Conway's academic paper generator

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Anyone got a link to this? Ta, Dave

Re: [Possible Job] Perl, Linux

2001-06-09 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:56:20AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I don't know about you, but I'm *definitely* fat. Big boned. Nope. BBH, Big Beautiful Hacker? Paul -- Abandon normal instruments

Re: www.gateway.gov.uk

2001-06-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 02:59:48PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote: Are these e-mail addresses? If so, does it make it possible to forward all 4 denials in 1 message To: all four and ask for one joined up government answer?

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread David H. Adler
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 10:03:29AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: You know, I've been meaning to ask... Why in the world would you *want* to take over NY.pm??? Because you've lost your way, there was a time that no one would ever have to

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Paul Makepeace wrote on Donnerstag, 7. Juni 2001 13:27: Greg McCarroll: 1546 ** Dave Cross: 762 Jonathan Stowe: 729 ***

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Well based on another totally unscientific sample you did :) And how about a signal/noise bias? ;-) -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Simon Cozens
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:10:53PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: And how about a signal/noise bias? ;-) The noise *is* signal. -- I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions. -- Lillian Hellman

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Richard Clamp
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:57:52PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:10:53PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: And how about a signal/noise bias? ;-) The noise *is* signal. I'll have what he's drinking. -- Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: London.pm posting stats

2001-06-09 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:57:52PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 09:10:53PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: And how about a signal/noise bias? ;-) The noise *is* signal. It's signal, Jim, but not as we know it. Paul -- Destroy nothing; Destroy the most important thing