Re: Forwarded : RE: [Tottenham] Preview la-di-da-da

2000-12-14 Thread James Powell
On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 08:05:26PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * James Powell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 04:45:17PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Steve Purkis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Come on you spurs... ;-) its the big one soon steven, Spurs vs

Re: me-commerce

2000-12-14 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 12:04:28PM +, jo walsh wrote: - support for multiple transaction handlers (iPin, DataCash) Erk, had some trouble with DataCash (and worldpay come to that). Make sure you have some redundancy in this area (as Datacash don't) jp

Re: Donation [off topic]

2000-12-21 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 07:45:05AM +, Dave Cross wrote: On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 01:33:33AM -, Dean S Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: -Original Message- From: James Powell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aha, a Jim Davidson connoisseur! Complement or insult? Taking the lists

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread James Powell
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. Yeah

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread James Powell
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:47:37AM +, Marcel Grunauer wrote: David Cantrell writes: Actually I'd rather it not be in the UK at all. After all, if my employers are going to pay to send me to a conference, then they may as well pay to send me somewhere nice. Rome. Or Vienna perhaps,

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

2001-01-18 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 10:21:45AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: At Thu, 18 Jan 2001 15:16:59 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 02:56:43PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: there is a big question here, do

Re: odd -w effect

2001-01-24 Thread James Powell
On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 12:39:13PM +, Michael Stevens wrote: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 12:36:40PM +, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 12:31:28PM +, Michael Stevens typed: I propose we drag these people and drop them in those big rubbish bins you see

Re: Dumb-assed question

2001-01-25 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:05:49AM +, Struan Donald wrote: * at 25/01 10:37 + Michael Stevens said: On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:02:25PM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dreamweaver (I know, don't ask) nicely escapes the spaces to %20 but when I try and download these,

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-25 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:24:44PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Robin Houston ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 09:14:08PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: o grow up Hey! No need to get defensive till you lose the vote :-) i vote for no vote, keep things as they

Re: List Archive ( was SUBSCRIBE london-list archive@jab.org (fwd))

2001-01-26 Thread James Powell
Phew, just missed my 29th Sept post where I detailed my plans for a perl script to overthrow the government. jp On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 12:01:21PM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: For those that might be interested this was when mail-archive started archiving london-list. /J\ -- Jonathan

Re: fspi

2001-01-29 Thread James Powell
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 02:12:01PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: i got a shiny copy of Dave's book in the post on saturday, very nice indeed -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net Where did you get it from so quickly? Direct from Manning? jp

Re: .emacs

2001-01-30 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:55:58AM +, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 08:13:11PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Robin said: On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:53:00PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: 2) Got any nice bits of your .emacs file to share? Hmm, well this:

Re: TT vs EmbPerl (was Re: Fwd: [mengerin@deja.com: [?] Template Toolkit])

2001-01-30 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 10:33:30AM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On 30 Jan 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Add to that, generating mails to Nominet and Network (ack!) Solutions, Which is exactly what I was using it for yesterday :) Well except not Netowrk Solutions as we are using another

Re: Perl Books

2001-02-01 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 11:39:24AM +, Robin Szemeti wrote: [big snip] no .. its not (for want of a better word) rocket science, but to do it correctly does require a broad range of knowledge about several different systems and really what Ms Castro attempts to do is give a bit of all of

Re: Perl Books

2001-02-01 Thread James Powell
) away. I can also recommend the bar in Tower 42 as a place to take friends to impress them (well, apart the snooty bar staff and average cocktails). jp On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 12:36:53PM -, Robert Shiels wrote: From: "James Powell" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Amazon Sales Rank

2001-02-01 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:42:24PM +, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:39:08PM +, Michael Stevens typed: Now if they'd just actually send me the copy I ordered... (I think they said 3-5 weeks) Ditto. It's one of the 9 things remaining before they ship

Re: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread James Powell
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 06:56:02PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Michael Stevens wrote: (pedantry: There *are* applications where bad programming could kill. I don't think any of us work in them, but I'm pretty sure they exist.) Look at what Sun says Java is not suitable for to get a

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-13 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 08:48:36AM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Mike Jarvis ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Piers Cawley wrote: [snip] but american hotels are so much better ... they have those giant 3-person size beds, almost all of them have minibars, decent showers and the staff

Re: In defence of Perl

2001-02-13 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 12:16:57PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: [snip] As one of the requirements listed was content management you can through in the BBC, especially the interactive telly division. Heck, they even gave a presentation at YAPC::Europe. they

GnuPG::Interface CGI

2001-02-22 Thread James Powell
GnuPG::Interface seems to screw with CGI.pm, as it grabs stdin stdout through GnuPG::Handles. You end up getting repeated output in the browser. I don't suppose anyone else has combined the two, and even better come up with a solution? jp ps - these t-shirt suggestions are reminding me of

Re: Fwd: MacWorld Tokyo Keynote Report

2001-02-22 Thread James Powell
G4 "tit" Powerbook? [insert joke] On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 11:18:10AM +, Neil Ford wrote: For anyone interested. Neil Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 02:48:59 + To: lmug-talk-yahoogroups.com From: Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tokyo Keynote Report Cc: Bcc: X-Attachments:

good job there weren't any base belongs to us t-shirts printed

2001-03-01 Thread James Powell
Might have ended up like the last programme here (not for the easily offended) http://www.tvgohome.com/

Re: Ruby

2001-03-01 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 02:56:28PM +, Rob Partington wrote: In message BF7C70E24CF5D311B52F00B0D0215D411B13FE@IH_SERVER, "Jonathan Peterson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hey, Dude. The language Ruby looks really cool. Can anyone tell me: It is really cool. 1. Why on earth

Re: Graphical Documentation

2001-03-06 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 10:40:35AM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Oh, there seems to be something odd with that server set up. Because my copy of Gnome-Terminal does url catching I can Ctrl-Click on any url and it pops up in netscape. However, being a good url catcher it matches the '.' at the

wasn't someone looking for some diagramming - SQL stuff recently?

2001-03-16 Thread James Powell
http://freshmeat.net/projects/dia2sql/ jp

xemacs / cperl question

2001-03-19 Thread James Powell
Anyone know how to stop xemacs cperl-mode to stop knackering it's auto-tab indentation after you confuse it with a line like my $dbh = ${$self-{params}-{dbh}}; (doesn't seem to like the curly braces). jp

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-21 Thread James Powell
On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 04:31:06PM -, Matthew Jones wrote: What do you need? If you can get three or four people interested in doing the same course and can supply a suitable room, then Iterative would be only too happy to help you out. I'm interested if there are courses on offer.

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-03-19

2001-03-23 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 07:45:54PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: And finally, it appears that Schwern, Michael is an Alien Drag Queen: http://www.mail-archive.com/london-pm%40lists.dircon.co.uk/msg03105.html http://us.imdb.com/Title?0103645 Excellent, Trevor McDonald style "And finally"

Re: mmm ... toys ..

2001-03-27 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 01:59:18AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: mmm .. by some dint of fate I appear to be the proud owner of a rather nice new Dell laptop. Bit slow ( 850mhz P3 ) and 128 mb of ram is hardly enough to run Vi in is it .. a poxy 32Gb hard disc means I'll probably run out

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

2001-03-28 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 08:30:41AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: well .. since in most web based uses of MySQL the 99% of queries are simple 'select * from blah where something=something_else' .. the speed is all you need .. every now and again

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

2001-03-29 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 09:59:35AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 08:56:36AM +0100, James Powell wrote: Course, mysql does support transactions now... I believe with two different types of table for some reason. It's because the underlying table type is implemented

going extreme

2001-04-03 Thread James Powell
http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5424853.html?tag=lh jp

Re: next social meeting vs tube strike

2001-04-19 Thread James Powell
On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 01:48:04PM +, Steve Mynott wrote: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Noticed on my way past the news stands last night that the next tube strike is pencilled in for May the 3rd, as is the next social meeting. OK, so the strike might not happen but if it

Re: MySQL - Oracle wrapper/compat. libs

2001-04-24 Thread James Powell
On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 12:28:42PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 02:58:23AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Here's a perl question (OK, not really).. Is anyone aware of a compatibility/wrapper library which a developer could use to take an app using the MySQL API and

Re: cocktails

2001-05-03 Thread James Powell
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 12:42:40PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Chris Heathcote wrote: Off the top of my head: ICA bar, Match (Noho/Farringdon/Sosho), lab (on Old Compton St.), aka... also heard about Smiths of Smithfield, but never been there. Smiths isn't really a cocktail bar IIRC.

Re: cocktails

2001-05-04 Thread James Powell
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 10:34:55AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Simon Wistow ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: And they didn't eat as many waffles as we did. ahhh waffles, a classic student food - what did you eat your waffles with? i ate mine with mayo and chick sticks (fish finger like

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread James Powell
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:22:07AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 10:54:04AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David Cantrell wrote: http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/cv I was going to post I can't open that in Microsoft Word; please re-send it as a joke, but when I

like a phoenix from the flames

2001-05-14 Thread James Powell
The Perl Journal arrived this morning... jp

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread James Powell
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 10:23:50AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: If a man is not a socialist by the time he is twenty, he has no heart. If he is not a conservative by the time he is 40, he has no brain. -Winston Churchill discuss:-) How does that explain Garry Bushell and Jim

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread James Powell
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:17:51AM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:04:52AM +0100, Matthew Jones typed: When have they ever been asked? During elections. Like I say, in 1997, the UK voted in a party that was (I reckon) seen as the guardian of the public

Re: Enough!

2001-05-15 Thread James Powell
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 11:49:18AM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 11:33:07AM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 10:10:23AM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: we are considering funding the development of a procmail-a-like for snail-mail. I want a

Re: Enough!

2001-05-15 Thread James Powell
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 12:15:32PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 12:04:24PM +0100, James Powell wrote: Heh, don't forget to have a RBL-like list of source telephone numbers. Definitely. A whitelist too, of course. And if it's withheld, answer with a terse message

Re: A look over the shoulder of an XP programmer (auf deutsch)

2001-05-16 Thread James Powell
On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:27:19PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:08:40PM +0100, Robert Thompson wrote: Having two people look at/develop a piece of code is better than one. Therefore having three people must be even better. But why stop there - why not four, five,

Sara Cox - was Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-19 Thread James Powell
On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 12:00:38AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just picked up the latest FHM to check out the above mentioned list... The interesting bits are as follows; The really interesting bit was Mr Ford dancing around in his living room

Re: Sara Cox - was Re: FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women

2001-05-21 Thread James Powell
On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 05:26:51PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: At 10:52 20/05/2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sun, 20 May 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I'm sure I'm really in the minority here, but I can't be the only one who finds all this discussion of the FHM list distasteful. I've never

Re: (Chief) Wizard for hire...

2001-05-29 Thread James Powell
On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 07:39:33PM +0100, Peter Haworth wrote: On Tue, 29 May 2001 15:43:49 +0100, James Powell wrote: Also, I see you've worked with the devil known as Illustra! Me too, condolences! Me too. I even wrote DBD::Illustra for it, although by the time I got permission

Re: BUFFY - SPOILERS , DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN SKY 1 LAST NIGHT

2001-06-02 Thread James Powell
On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 08:19:56AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 07:47:00AM +0100, Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT*

Re: Perl CGI For The World Wide Web

2001-06-10 Thread James Powell
On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 12:16:03PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: 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