Re: PIMB T-shirts

2001-01-16 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
out demand? Forget mine. They guy cried off when he found out they were for real. Pussy. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: PIMB T-shirts

2001-01-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
n't obvious. Dave... [who was obviously corrupted by his primary school teachers who forced him to sing that song over 30 years ago] Snopes has this to say: http://www.snopes2.com/music/songs/puff.htm -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chi

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Agadoo. Forget it. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

[Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
t with all these perlmongers on the market right now, just bloody band together and start a consultancy. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun

Re: [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Yes, but [caveat] [caveat] [caveat] you're (we're ;-) (almost) all alcoholics with personality disorders? Why keep giving the money to the pimps^H^H^H^H^H agencies? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor

Re: apologies

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Well I have both The Matrix and MIB with me on DVD and a DVD capable powerbook.. Movie intermission anyone? I have Deep Purple at the Montreux jazz festival 2000... ;-) -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org

Re: [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
"Robert Shiels" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: - Original Message - From: "David Cantrell" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 18 January 2001 11:25 Subject: Re: [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 10:31:02AM +0

Re: apologies

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
B06Y3Z/thehighwaystar0a/ Dave // Debating going to Tokyo to see them in March... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
dcross - David Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From: Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 18 January 2001 11:42 What sort of hourly/daily rate does an average PM perl programmer get anyway? Anything from 30 upwards to the sky depending on the client. And the programmer

[Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
In a bad mailbox incident I lost a couple of mails from BOFH inclined people. Would y'all mail me again please? Ta, Dave -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl

Re: Consultancy company was [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
re talking rackspace.com, I take it? ;-) On the upside, the US doesn't have BT "engineers" to deal with... Trust me, they have much, much worse... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-pur

Re: Consultancy company was [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Greg Cope [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dave Hodgkinson wrote: "Paul Makepeace" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The US has much more to worry about than the UK, like high water tables, vicious weather and earthquakes. The smart money goes on hosting in Texas (San Antonio) not

Re: Consultancy company was [Job] BOFH wanted was: Re: Red Hat worm discovered

2001-01-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
of the power going out for large areas of major cities in .us, something which just doesn't happen in Europe. It should be mandatory for all public servants to be adept at Sim City. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

Re: Holy War

2001-01-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Go for it. Give it your best shot. Mandrake 7.2. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well

Re: Holy War

2001-01-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * at 19/01 14:44 + Dave Hodgkinson said: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Go for it. Give it your best shot. Mandrake 7.2. All I'll say about mandrake is that we have a mandrake box at work and when you run printtool the cdrom

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
better than I ever could. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
was write some strange "library" code and even that doesn;t seem to do anything' Doesn't happen with XP. "Least necessary". You have the scheme of the library in your head, agreed by the team, but you're coding visibly from the outset. -- Dave Hodgkinson,

Re: Big Macs v The Naked Chef -- pitfalls of scaling consultancies

2001-01-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
a couple of companies interested right from the start or there's no point. Hmmm. Talk to Gunther. This is what Extropia tried to do. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache

Re: Extreme Programming (was: Re: Consultancy company)

2001-01-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
nced coder and a less experienced one? (I've not read that much on XP) The latter. You mix skills. And the second isn't idle. He's coding up the test cases. Is the Monday night meeting still on for those of us who can't make the lunch time one? Oh, yes. Leon, are you acting as scribe? -- Dave

Re: Big Macs v The Naked Chef -- pitfalls of scaling consultancies

2001-01-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dave Hodgkinson sent the following bits through the ether: Talk to Gunther. This is what Extropia tried to do. Hey, Gunther was talking about this kind of thing at Apachecon, He had some very good opinions on this. I wish I hadn't been so pissed

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Greg Cope [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The Beach. For some values of beach not including sand. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun

Perl/MySQL based forums

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
I know some people here had some experience with wwwthreads, but are there any alternatives? No, I'm not going to code a forum package by hand. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com

Re: Perl/MySQL based forums

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * Dave Hodgkinson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: No, I'm not going to code a forum package by hand. go on dave, it cant be that hard I'm sure there's a TT macro that does it all. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http

Re: Perl/MySQL based forums

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Michael Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 01:33:09PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Dave Hodgkinson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: No, I'm not going to code a forum package by hand. go on dave, it cant be that hard

Re: Perl/MySQL based forums

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
, constraining table) so I'm in business. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: Perl/MySQL based forums

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 21 Jan 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I was in the process of converting it to TT when i lost a load of my work at oven (forgot to follwo symlinks when I tar gzipped home). Don't you hate it when

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 2. I first heard about building at the end of the day in Brooke's Mythical Man Month. Continuous integration and smoke testing. Oh yes. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
the bleeding edge part, but certainly "using the highest productivity techniques known to man" would certainly rank high up there. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_p

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: and this template toolit thing rocks dunnit .. (now I have the hang of it .. sorta) It is the rockingest thing I've rocked to since the last one. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway

Re: Consultancy company- Where do you want to go?

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
, handhled nuclear weapons, a disused fire station and an ambulance. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Lunch

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Lunch was fabulous if only to hear Cantrell say: "this is nice, what the hell is it?" (or something). -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase

Re: Lunch

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any chance of someone posting a summary of the discussion? "Three bowls of noodle soup, some of those crab things on a stick, one each of the ho fun..." -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Edito

Re: Lunch

2001-01-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Cheung fun. The ho fun were the white noodles in my soup. /pedant -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase

Re: Consultancy company

2001-01-23 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
: http://www.waitingforbob.com/index.php/20001130 oooh! h! -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

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

2001-01-25 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
4G or RAM and about 80G of disk. For the same money I could build a clutster of what, 30 linux boxes? Don't tell me programmer time has got that expensive? Or that thinking about what you're doing stopped happening? If it's good enough for Google... Help me out here! -- Dave

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

2001-01-26 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Yes, don't forget that symbolic links originated in BSD, thank you. :-) Don't forget that pretty much everything of any use in Unix came out of Berkely! I spit on your system V IPC, I want my select()... -- Dave Hodgkinson

Re: Fwd: [mengerin@deja.com: [?] Template Toolkit]

2001-01-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
for like creating printed documents and e-mail messages Add to that, generating mails to Nominet and Network (ack!) Solutions, data mapping templates and Oracle table definitions, constraints and triggers. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor

Re: Mailing List Stuff

2001-02-02 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.fly.net/~shiva/complain.txt Spamford Wallace. Those were the days. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl

Re: Last Night

2001-02-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
ed Piers to capacity and you'd still have change from a fiver. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Perl design patterns

2001-02-06 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Anyone fancy taking on a "web design patterns in Perl" book? (ref conversation on the mod_perl list...seems like Gunther's broken the back of it ;-) -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http:

VA?

2001-02-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Anyone have an opinion on VA? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-12

2001-02-15 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 10:17:42AM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: [...] summaries of #london.pm traffic :) Now _there's_ an idea :-) Is anyone feeling really, really bored? No, but I'm getting hungry... -- Dave Hodgkinson

Re: Alternative to bad perl resources

2001-02-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
an example of good perl. I'm using mwf, and someone hereabouts threatened to TTify it, I think. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun

Re: Alternative to bad perl resources

2001-02-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 19 Feb 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: That would make the large assumption that my perl is a good example. I hope that DragonForum (soon to be released, watch this space) will make a good

Re: Alternative to bad perl resources

2001-02-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It is indeed, but this tends to require a fair amount of rewriting or be a horrible horrible kludge. Hmmm...there was one subroutine that did all the sandwich things...oh, no two. printHeader and printFooter. -- Dave Hodgkinson

Re: Alternative to bad perl resources

2001-02-19 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 19 Feb 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It is indeed, but this tends to require a fair amount of rewriting or be a horrible horrible kludge. Hmmm...there was one subroutine that did all the sandwich

Re: DMP

2001-02-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: why did amazon have to go and do things that make you not want to buy books from them? it's enormously inconvenient. Didn't BN get the 1-click thing overturned anyway? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor

Re: t-shirts

2001-02-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
something. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
as diverse as the British Library... Perl users apparently. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: The Conway Lecture

2001-02-23 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
to... HTH -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: Damian Tonight

2001-02-26 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: See you tonight. Would a small tincture beforehand make proceedings more or less comprehensible? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache

Re: Damian Tonight

2001-02-26 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Matthews Simon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Would a small tincture beforehand make proceedings more or less comprehensible? Probably less. I saw the talk at TPC an it gave me a very bad headache. In that case a drink might make it all less humiliating... -- Dave Hodgkinson

Re: Overheard on IRC

2001-02-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Remind me, what channel do we gather in? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire -

Re: Overheard on IRC

2001-02-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Remind me, what channel do we gather in? never mind, i got it -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired

Re: [grit@DND.UTWENTE.NL: announcement: Hacker's conference HAL 2001]

2001-03-06 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
to: oscon, yapc::europe, hal2001. Eeek. Wonder what I'll do? Go of course. *duh*. I'm off to Tokyo in a couple of weeks. I presume there's a pm group... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep

Re: heretics meeting

2001-03-08 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
exhausted with work and wouldn't mind getting an early pint in I'll probably leave work in an hour or so. Would it be Bad Voodoo to start drinking in Soho? ;-) Dave // Has to get a train home tonight :-/ -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
e done his "random text CGI" thingy as a mod_perl/TT drop-in. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy -

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
"Robert Shiels" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: - Original Message - From: "Dave Hodgkinson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 13 March 2001 12:49 Subject: Re: Strange Request Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I think this is a good idea and w

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
with Perl http://www.manning.com/cross//plug -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy -

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
How about a hackfest one afternoon? A dozen people in a room with machines/laptops, pair programming... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Generator daveh Random Textdaveh -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy -

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
pose. Here it is if you're interested. I surrender. You did it far better than I would have. And quicker. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy -

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
(for true mirroring). -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-12

2001-03-15 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
. And getting hte plover's egg is a nightmare. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: Matt's Scripts - Rand image..

2001-03-16 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
got my VAT to do before I go to Tokyo. I'll buy whoever _does_ do mine a beer or two at the next pm meeting we're both at. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
, etc, etc. This is what OO is about, how @ISA works, etc. With examples that are relevant. d) Debugging -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms

Re: Debuggers (was Re: Perl Training Courses)

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
. Eugh. perl -d:ptkdb please. Yeah. Now use that when you only have telnet access to your development system :-/ Not even ssh? Now with added pointy and clickyness. Now with added Ludditeness. Dave... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http

Re: Perl MySQL TT DBI/DBD

2001-04-02 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
te Toolkit doesn't fulfil your requirements? ;-) -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: Wavelan

2001-04-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
cards, just make sure you have some crossover aether between the two... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Jedi

2001-04-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
I was listening to 5 live in the car today and a caller pointed out that in the census, it takes 20,000 people to make a religion official and rather than use his usual "agnostic" box, he was going to put down "Jedi". This is a Good Thing :-) Spread the word.

Re: Jedi

2001-04-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 01:36:55PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I was listening to 5 live in the car today and a caller pointed out that in the census, it takes 20,000 people to make a religion official and rather than use his usual "agn

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Cool, it may even spur me into getting the van a little more habitable than it currently is. Uh, oh. Locked in a barn with a van, some welding gear and assorted bits of steel... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org

Re: going extreme

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: James Powell wrote: http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5424853.html?tag=lh Cool. Where can I get me some Extreme Programming? Cheers, Philip, whose project[1] has a deadline today [1] that's been running for at least six months and was

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

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: ObPerl: So which is harder to parse? Perl or English? Time flies like an arrow Fruit flies like a banana Parse that and stay fashionable... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

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

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
I'll stop now. It's a nerve. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

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

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:00:08AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I'm as liberal as anyone here as far as creativity, expression, society and the rest go, but there are certain fundamentals that you need before you can go out and break the rules

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

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
't believe me when I answer. This is a case of using 'Standard English' instead of the quasi-cockney patois the Lutonians espouse! Innit! That good old Estuary English. Fu'n 'ell. And of course, the best English speakers are probably the Scots and the Welsh. Discuss!

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: *scroll down if you feel like it!* Sex is like pizza, melted cheese is an essential part. Greg, you _do_ worry me... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-05 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
best pizza is in NY or the hypehnated environs. You go to Italky for the wine and the antipasti. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

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

2001-04-05 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
st. Fared? *ducks* -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: [HELP] Traceroute

2001-04-07 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
ought any good books lately?". There are some books that are just good to _own_ -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: Broadcast datagrams

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anyone hackers here sent broadcast packets? I think this is how you do it: Any ideas? Well covered on page 590 of Stein's book... ;-) He uses IO::Socket BTW... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-18 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
was the star of DHA Chico and the Man, a sitcom of, uh, mid-70s vintage, I think. Don't DHA know if it ever made it across the water, though. Since Sr. is dead, Buffy always did dig dead guys... Dig _up_ dead guys? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Roy ? Clive off of (void) told me to mention Billy Sheehan, Stu Hamm and Jaco Pastorius and see what happened :-) I'll see your Jaco and raise you Dave la Rue. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Nathan Torkington [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dave Hodgkinson writes: Norman Watt Roy ? Clive off of (void) told me to mention Billy Sheehan, Stu Hamm and Jaco Pastorius and see what happened :-) I'll see your Jaco and raise you Dave la Rue. All good, but if you haven't seen Victor

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-26 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robert Shiels [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On a similar point, can anyone recommend a good business bank account? Oxymoron. I went with Barclays because they gave 12 months free banking and could group the online banking with my personal accounts. -- Dave Hodgkinson

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
. (And Barclays lets you use NS) -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-27 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
or preventing me from copying the address line to the clipboard, bah). I've actually had more trouble getting Netscape to stop, YMMV, etc. NS's DNS handling is the suckiest. Blocks bloody everything. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway

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: US$ bank account

2001-04-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 10:03:12AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Anyone know of a bank that will let non US residents have a workable US$ account with dollar credit card and check (narf) book? Pretty nearly any UK high st bank will open accounts

Re: US$ bank account

2001-04-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 10:28:00AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Indeed, I have one already, but they charge like fuck for banking cheques, have stupid settlement times and not hook 'em up to their online banking. How much is a lot? I'm about

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
ISDN routers, Cisco and so on. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
everything else from them. Nah, blag one...I'm sure there are people round here with spares... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Not Matt's Scripts

2001-04-30 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
I've got someone needing a form to mail script. Where's ours[0]? Ta, Dave [0] Oh, all right, yours since I bottled out. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-05-01 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 30 Apr 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I've got someone needing a form to mail script. Where's ours[0]? According to my records, Dave C was doing it. FWIW I had a look at Soupermail. A better effort but could still do with work. -- Dave Hodgkinson

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-05-02 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: At 19:53 30/04/2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: I've got someone needing a form to mail script. Where's ours[0]? Ta, Dave [0] Oh, all right, yours since I bottled out. Current version is at http://www.dave.org.uk/scripts/notmatt/formmail.pl.txt

Re: US$ bank account

2001-05-02 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
! You try signing up for a US Zshop, or the Honour system! -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: TPC Travel

2001-05-03 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Cross David - dcross [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: That's about the same prices that I'm seeing on ebookers, deckchair and expedia. I may be prepared to pay a little more for a) a direct flight and b) a better known airline :) Virgin are trying it on: £1200! -- Dave Hodgkinson

Dim Sum?

2001-05-09 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Anyone up for Dim Sim at 1 O'clock? -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

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