Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Natalie Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 28 December 2000 18:54 Subject: Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition The problem being that I think they should include both and there is noway of

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Dean S Wilson
Original Message- From: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] get a policy in place for upgrades, I'd rather pay 10-15 to upgrade my perl and Unix CD first edition and miss out on the included book than have to shell out for both of them at full price again. Might send that in to "ask Tim"

Damian's webpage.

2001-01-04 Thread Dean S Wilson
Don't know how many of you have seen this: http://yetanother.org/damian/diary_January_2001.html#day_4 Made me chuckle. Dean -- Profanity is the one language all programmers understand. --- Anon

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Michael Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greg are you trolling? If so let me play ;) the only thing that gives potential for the marketing of a language is the projects that are achieved using it and java has a hell of a lot more cool projects than perl What are

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Ok, we are not (void) but we are pretty close so here is a one liner that hopefully will provote discussion I left (void) and you'l not take me back alive! Outlook canne take the strain! the only thing that gives

Re: one liner

2001-01-07 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Nathan Torkington [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dean S Wilson writes: Has anyone tried Linux glade recently? Is it stable with perl yet? The TPJ that's stalled at the printers has a fantuckingfastic article on getting started with Glade and Perl/Gtk. I now hate you

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:08:41AM +, alex wrote: In my opinion London would be fine for an August conference. I don't know what the fuss is about, really. London is not like Paris in the summer. We have a lot more parks. Perhaps September would be better, but hey. I could go with

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

2001-01-20 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Aaron Trevena [EMAIL PROTECTED] I did a little pair programming at emap - I probably wasn't doing it right tho'. even so we did get thru the hard bits quicker and could split up to do the easy stuff. I think it made a difference but then I was mostly being a

Perl Books

2001-01-23 Thread Dean S Wilson
I was having a look at the perl book reviews on Amazon (Yes boycott, yes they have good reviews) when I came across this Proceedings of the Perl Conference 4.0 http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0596000138/qid=980264576/sr=1 -62/202-4272860-9199824 I didn't get to go to that conference so

Re: odd -w effect

2001-01-24 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Robert Shiels [EMAIL PROTECTED] Jon, who thinks Windows workstation connected to *nix machine running samba is the prefered development environment. Strangely enough, thats exactly what I do at home. With Exceed for doing X stuff. If you've got a nice meaty

Re: odd -w effect

2001-01-24 Thread Dean S Wilson
Original Message- From: David Cantrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Must remember to try IE under WINE. Don't bother. It doesn't work. I've seen IE5 running under wine on Debian. The machine did have a 98 partition though so he might have been using the libraries from there, is that cheating?

London Community News 30/01/00

2001-01-30 Thread Dean S Wilson
Welcome to the first post of the London Community News. The LCN is a fortnightly (Or so) e-mail that contains a brief summary of the London based open source community groups and their activities for the month ahead and any major open-source events. If you have any suggestions for the mail or

Re: Perl Books

2001-02-01 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Elaine -HFB- Ashton [EMAIL PROTECTED] anyone other than Webheads have better things to do than learn CGI. It doesn't make them stupid, in fact, I'd almost argue that they are the bright ones. Amen. Which is probably about 95% of the planet. Why should they

Re: Perl Books

2001-02-01 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Benjamin Holzman [EMAIL PROTECTED] True, but there aren't many people who will assume that they can perform brain surgery just because they successfully applied a band-aid to a paper cut the week before. You haven't been to the NHS recently have you... ;)

Re: de-dupe a filesystem

2001-02-08 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Anyone got anything to hand that will spot massive duplications in a filesystem? I've got a whole bunch of servers mirrored to a backup server and it's be nice to identify where entire file trees have been replicated... You

Re: RPC stuff

2001-03-08 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Jonathan Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] What's the best way forward for RPC / distributed Perl stuff? I don't need anything super complicated, but RPC::Simple seems to want to use Tk ?! XML-RPC and SOAP are both interesting at the mo. Homepage

Re: Job: I'm looking for one..

2001-03-28 Thread Dean S Wilson
Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 12:02:48PM +0100, alex wrote: ps the big killer is that there is no large corporate generating tons of noise about Perl - whereas this is not the case for Java. Wait until TPC. Ahh come on! We need more

Re: see attachment

2001-05-12 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Of course we could make a cyberpunk movie instead, now let me thing about it Someone please employ Mr Mccarroll. My mail box can't cope with him having this much spare time. ;) Dean -- Profanity is the one language all

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. It *is* in stock, it's just taking them four days - and counting - to get around to shipping it. If your in London then

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Jonathan Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] At 14:48 17/05/01 +0100, Dean wrote: If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending lately its getting easier to haggle the price

Re: O'Reilly Safari - anyone use it?

2001-05-19 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message-From: Barry Pretsell [EMAIL PROTECTED] I'm interested to know if anyone uses Safari to read O'Reilly books online. http://safari1.oreilly.com/tablhom.asp?home It sounds like a good idea (must be better than having 3 editions of

Re: Decompression

2001-06-01 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] Umm, *strokes beard* by archive you mean tar file, right? If so then Archive::Tar looks likely, and it even automagically deals with .gz This does exactly what I wanted, a pint is yours at the next meeting! files via