RE: Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-02 Thread Jonathan Peterson
my @sort=sort keys %{ +{ map { $_ = undef } @list } }; ^^ ?? What does +{} do???

RE: Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-02 Thread Jonathan Peterson
What does +{} do??? It says 'Yes damnit, I want an anonymous hash here, not one of those pesky block thingies' Ah. Not closely related to the concept of addition then. Couldn't they have used !%{} or +%{} or something? Also, what _IS_ +{ in this case? It's not an operator, so is +{ simply

RE: Forthcoming Meetings - Summary

2001-01-08 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Sounds like they're just not accustomed to the social behaviour of geeks. We do bring in some money for them, though - on days when no one else would, so they better adapt to service us. In my experience it's geeks who are not accustomed to the social behaviour of everyone else (not

RE: Much Coolness XML Wise.

2001-01-09 Thread Jonathan Peterson
How does the output compare to XML::Simple::XMLout() ? I found XML::Simple::XMLout() to be deeply yucky, as it kind of randomly chooses to go for sub elements or attributes based on phases of the moon*. Also, it will happily output invalid XML if you have invalid data in your datastructure.

For all you nu meeja types

2001-01-11 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Found on UKNM mu meeja marketing list - credit to Tim Hayward for original post, credit to me for reformatting to 72 cols. - No, hang about... I'm right up for it. Let's start a whip round now for all those poor bastards who are going to end up cannon fodder in the .Com Wars in the next

RE: Super Perl Sites

2001-01-15 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Slashdot? If the guy in question has never _heared_ of Perl, I'm not sure Slashdot will mean much to him..

RE: PIMB T-shirts

2001-01-17 Thread Jonathan Peterson
On a tangentially related point - I've just overheard someone in the office mention the rumour that "Puff, the magic dragon" was "written by someone who was smoking a joint". I guess I'm just surprised that there are people to whom this fact isn't obvious. It's not obvious! I listened to

RE: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Jonathan Peterson
all we'd need to do is hire some terrorists to take over the cruise ship and sale it across to london - of course someone should make sure we shoot the cook before the operation starts, oh and fire a couple of rounds into the birthday cake while your at it. Also, as it is a modern cruise

What's a perl person then?

2001-01-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
of the default fonts that actually works. If not, our six months of work will be completely wasted. Other java person: Failure is impossible. We will prevail. Setbacks are irrelevant. The fools just don't understand that this is JAVA. Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0

RE: Hardware Upgrade Fund

2001-01-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Personally I'd be happier if we had mirrored disks in there. I'd go for a backup system before a mirror, myself.

Oh! Idea for penderel!

2001-01-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
near a root password and a copy of bind) Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310 www.ideashub.com

RE: Hardware Upgrade Fund

2001-01-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Who is planning to store data on penderel that they won't have somewhere else anyway. I don't think we should ever rely on our data being there. I have a local copy of everything that I have on other servers. What about applications running on penderel that generate data? Even if what they

RE: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities (also handy for the airport!). FWIW, I know my mother has booked some largish meetings outside of London. Of course, I

RE:

2001-01-22 Thread Jonathan Peterson
is it still 12:30 at the new world today? My God, they're trapped in a time hole! It's been 12.30 here for years. Get back to the Tardis, quick!

RE: Consultancy company

2001-01-22 Thread Jonathan Peterson
There is in fact Pareto's Law which says that 80% of results come from 20% of work (or 10-90 or whatever the numbers don't really matter). Often, when I do something that I consider really easy and spend little effort on it, I get lots of really good feedback. Glad I'm not the only

RE: odd -w effect

2001-01-24 Thread Jonathan Peterson
*nix is not the future. Something else entirely is. Yeah, BeOS. BeOS is the future. Which is to say BeOS _was_ the future. Oh well. Jon, who thinks Windows workstation connected to *nix machine running samba is the prefered development environment.

RE: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Best idea that I came up whilst thinking about it last night was to configure majordomo to automatically add an 'X-No-Archive' header to all mails on the list. But even that only avoids archives that play by the rules. Seems like a good idea to me. The fact that mailing lists are ultimately

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

2001-01-26 Thread Jonathan Peterson
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! It is good kit (and alot of it is rebadged stuff

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

2001-01-26 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Agreed entirely. I was thinking purely of hardware support; software support IME is always and everywhere a complete waste of time and money. I have encountered good software support with applications that: a) Cost over 20 grand and/or b) Are not widely used I think there are lots of

RE: Damian's Latest

2001-01-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Actually, it's Regexp::Common in case you were looking for it on CPAN. [vast regex snipped] U.. shouldn't one do this stuff with Lingua::Stem really?

Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread Jonathan Peterson
However, I don't question the plumber's competence, or indeed pretend to anyone including myself that I can do a good job of it. The same should apply to programming. If I were to try my hand at re-plumbing my kitchen, I know I'd make a god-awful mess, and I am intelligent enough to

RE: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread Jonathan Peterson
You could argue that irregular shaped bolts is an effort to save people from themselves. Yah. Like Java saves you from procedural programming :-)

RE: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Agreed. However, if "Programming Perl for Dummies" tells you things that are Just Plain Wrong - like there's no need for strict, -w or -T - then the book does more harm than good. Agreed. Bad teaching is inexcusable and leads only to harm. If they keep their bad programming to their

unicode

2001-02-07 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Hi, Has anyone done any unicode work in Perl, and what state are thing in at the moment? Can Perl have unicode variable names and stuff? Can it handle unicode strings? Declared in the source file? Just curious... Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310

RE: In defence of Perl

2001-02-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
This is a plea for help. Here is the situation: [situation snipped] My belief is that the LAMP type route provides a very cost effective, portable and scalable solution but I concede that bigger backends are needed for volume transaction systems. Funnily enough I am about half way through

RE: Penderel Configuration

2001-02-15 Thread Jonathan Peterson
To start: I'd like to be able to have a http://london.pm.org/~shiels web address, and a cgi-bin directory. I would like to have (at least) one mysql database to play with. I'd like to know which perl modules are already installed. Why don't we just install all of CPAN to begin with?

RE: Penderel Configuration

2001-02-15 Thread Jonathan Peterson
this is a good idea. We have enough disk space (just !), so I agree totally. Have fun with all the binary dependencies :-) Or are you talking about having a CPAN mirror, which is an entirely different water-boiling-device of pisceans. Oh no, CPAN mirror is bring, I'm

Class::DBI + job posting

2001-02-22 Thread Jonathan Peterson
. Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310 www.ideashub.com

RE: Class::DBI + job posting

2001-02-22 Thread Jonathan Peterson
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Greg McCarroll is there a meeting this evening? http://penderel.state51.co.uk/

RE: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Sorry, still don't get it! Can I have it as a perl script? err... #!/usr/local/bin/perl # find heretics meetings my @ary = localtime(); print "meeting today!" if ($ary[6] ==4 $ary[3] 1 $ary[3] 9); Possibly

Ruby

2001-03-01 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Hey, The language Ruby looks really cool. Can anyone tell me: 1. Why on earth you'd use Python instead of Ruby. 2. If anyone here has used it for production code and knows more about it. It looks cool. Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310

RPC stuff

2001-03-08 Thread Jonathan Peterson
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 ?! Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310 www.ideashub.com

RE: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
There's a marketing battle that needs to be fought first. We need, somehow, to ensure that newbie CGI programmers read criticisms of Matt's scripts _before_ they find Matt's Script Archive. And I don't know how you're going to undo five years of misinformation and achieve that. Maybe we

RE: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
That's Selena Sol. He's almost as bad as Matt. I thought Selena was female. Oh well.

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
OK, here's a list of Matt's scripts. If you'd like to have a go at rewriting one or two under the rules we've discussed (no external modules, -T, use strict, -w, etc), put you name next to it on this list. To which we should add that in default configuration the new script has the same

MSA rewrite project

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Dave Cross wrote: I've just seen a downside to the "no non-standard modules" rule, which is that we'll have to send all mail by piping to sendmail. And that really hits your cross-platform compatibility. Well, it depends on how much pain you want to inflict on yourself. Which is a

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
IIRC the problem with some of them is that they use config data supplied in form variables... do we really want to maintain this? Yes, we do. It's a useful way of supplying configuration information, because editing form fields in HTML has a lower fear threshold than editing perl source

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Yes, but *is a security hole, and not a small one*, usually. Yes, if you put the wrong things in there, like locations of files. I guess maybe Matt does this. On the other hand, other things can go in harmlessly, and should, such as the response email address for formmail. As for the security

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
which is simply not needed. If a user can't use scp, then I don't want that user. I mean, it's not hard FFS. Scp is not hard. Users should be able to use scp. However, the real point is that scp sucks. scp is to a sensible way of transfering files what command.com is to a good shell. scp

RE: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-20 Thread Jonathan Peterson
a) a two reasons why this module should never have been written, and 1. It's redundant, other modules do this already. 2. MM DD YY is an evil date format, and should be abolished in favour of DD MM YY which is more sensible. b) as many flaws as possible in the implementation. No use strict

RE: ISO8601 [was] Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
This site seems to confirm it tho: http://www.saqqara.demon.co.uk/datefmt.htm Hmmm, 11 reasons to use this format: 5 of these reasons are "Because it makes it easier for me to write software if you do" which don't carry much weight IMNSHO However, in the spirit of standardisation, I'd like

Falco!

2001-03-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Oopsy daisy $job--; #not my fault! If anyone wants to employ me please say so. Will wear suit for food. I do management strategy marchitecture stuff. Or Perl if necessary. Or Solaris sysadmin if desperate. Laters, Jon Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487

RE: white wine

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:22:34PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: Unfortunately, the lovely Italian wine I found in caffs throughout Naples back in November does not seem to be available over here at all. Why ship the good stuff to the ignorant Brits when they can keep it for themselves?

RE: white wine

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Graves, Monbazilac etc. and had a very nice Trochenbeerenauslese a month or so ago that I reckon was just s good (and it should have been It is a sad sad thing that it's darn near impossible to get decent German or Austrian wine in this country since the Austrian anti-freeze scandal (and

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

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 05:19:12PM +0100, Leo Lapworth wrote: Just to let you all know I'm on the market again. Me too. er.. and me. Ah. The DotCom Apocalypse :) Rumour has it that many people are bringing tech in house, which is hitting conslutancies and agencies harder. I'm

RE: originality

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
taking over a London Eye pod Did this on Friday. Not worth the money. Especially in the fog. hiring a room in the VA, Science Museum or Nat Hist Museum If you could get a private view (so to speak) of the difference engine or the BABY stuff they are doing in the Sci museum, that would be

RE: originality

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
This _really_ should happen. Can we get some O'Reily collateral to hand out to the congregation?

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

2001-03-28 Thread Jonathan Peterson
I quote from the MediaSurface brochure on my desk: "The Content Server is written in Perl, the de facto standard language for server-side applications on the World Wide Web." It's not just that, if a software house wants to support a languages interaction with its product, where does it go

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

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Well as a fairly independent person in this matter, i will volunteer to coordinate this. Unless there are any objections - i already TIMTOWTDI kind of screws things up. Different people will code in different styles. How can you evaluate this? I don't think it's a huge problem. For a

Perl Certification Drive

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Peterson
sorry, was unclear. robert proposed a meta-certification body which then gave the tests out to certifiers (netthink, iterative etc). this seems to me to be far too complicated and fragmented. There are three main roles to this as I see it, and it's not obvious to me that they should all be

RE: Perl Certification Drive

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Peterson
I think the money aspect is very important. This isn't YAS, it's supposed to be a professional qualification for professional programmers. 300 sounds like a good number for me. "If it only costs a fiver then what good can it be" will be the PHB's attitude, I've seen this often. Yes, you

RE: CPAN Logo

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Peterson
when did CPAN get a funky new logo ... http://www.cpan.org/misc/jpg/cpan.jpg H Indeedy. A logo that on its own gives you no idea that it has anything to do with Perl. I especially like the use of a completely new font, rather than the one used on O'Reilly books. H

perlcert list?

2001-04-13 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Is it me or is the perlcert list dead? I've not seen any messages for days and one I tried now just vanished? Jonathan PetersonIdeas Hub Ltd (t) +44 (0)20 7487 1310 www.ideashub.com

RE: JOB: Anyone interested

2001-04-18 Thread Jonathan Peterson
FYI this particular role wasn't available; they tried to put me up for some other things but didn't even get as far as interviews. Roger (now working elsewhere) Curious. Identical to my experiences with them. Jon (soon to be working elsewhere)

RE: Komodo

2001-04-18 Thread Jonathan Peterson
I note that the Linux distribution of Kodomo contained complete distributions of Mozilla, Perl and Python. /me cancels the download, suggests Activestate acquire some Clue Isn't that a bit harsh? If the Linux version is a Beta / Alpha type deal it seems fair enough they want people to

RE: Komodo

2001-04-18 Thread Jonathan Peterson
umm ... since Linux accounts (at a guess) for 75% of Perl usauge, thats quite an 'afterthought'. My guess is they see ActiveState Perl as taking over the world and these tools are simply there to help get it to that position. I think it's more than Windows accounts for 75% of the IDE

RE: Tech mtg - AAarrrgghh

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
chance of slides etc being posted to the web site? If we could get something in the way of a summary of our technical meetings on the site, it would not only help people who can't make the meetings, but would show to the world what great things we do... Jonathan Peterson

RE: Tech mtg - AAarrrgghh

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
That sounds like a great idea. Now, all we need in someone to organise it. Did you say you weren't busy for the next couple of weeks :) [apologies if this message gets sent twice, there's summat funny going on] If the powers that be give my penderel account the necessary privs to alter the

RE: Tech mtg - AAarrrgghh

2001-04-19 Thread Jonathan Peterson
That sounds like a great idea. Now, all we need in someone to organise it. Did you say you weren't busy for the next couple of weeks :) If the powers that be give my penderel account the necessary privs to alter the site then I will organise. Note that this email will expire tomorrow and

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

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 Jonathan Peterson
where you hold you arms over your head in an impression of someone trying to get out of a too-tight jumper in slow motion? -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Migrating South (was Good Accountants)

2001-04-27 Thread Jonathan Peterson
* I thought it closed down, actually. Is it still bring your own booze? Do they still have a silly entrance exam? -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
I hope that you have a serial console connection which will let you do this! Yeah, like we'd be using Mailbox if we could afford a terminal server. :-O Tnx for the info tho' I can never rember stuff like that. -Dom -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
). -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-04-30 Thread Jonathan Peterson
, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383

Re: Mailbox power ..

2001-05-01 Thread Jonathan Peterson
... anyone got a spare one of these (RJ45 - DB9 serial i.e. cisco or netra t1 console cable)? And if so can I borrow it for a day? Mail me off list if you can help.. Cheers, Jon -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Funny thing

2001-05-01 Thread Jonathan Peterson
/ and {print yes;} gives: syntax error at test line 2, near ;} $foo = 'bar'; $foo =~ /bar/ and {print yes} prints yes as expected. What's going on, eh? -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Funny thing

2001-05-01 Thread Jonathan Peterson
$foo = 'bar'; $foo =~ /bar/ and {print yes; print yes again;} ... and do { print ... }; I forgot about do. doh. Ta. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: sing if you're happy that way

2001-05-08 Thread Jonathan Peterson
, a little squirt, a nobody (http://www.pass.to/glossary/gloz3.htm#letp) -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Buffy musings ...

2001-05-09 Thread Jonathan Peterson
to the accents. But yes, it's a good film. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Jonathan Peterson
for .../cv.foo get translated to .../cv[latest-version].foo. HTTP::Approx anyone? -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Jonathan Peterson
that long ls listing when your less,more,pg,sed,awkperl binaries are all fscked? :-) Stallman used to have a long rant about ^S/^Q that shipped with the emacs source. Wonder if it's still there. You know, from the outside, Unix looks so well designed and clean and modern... -- Jonathan Peterson

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Jonathan Peterson
, while more complex, would have been what he grew up with, and would not have changed radically over his life (assuming he retired prior to the 1940's). Jon I see a topic far in the distance and rapidly dwindling... -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Jonathan Peterson
computers. The difference is that the mechanic can't get a job without his NVQ, whereas the PFY can get a job without his MCP. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Jonathan Peterson
for schools' initiatives, but very rarely do you hear about 'CS teachers for schools'. It usually means that some maths teach somewhere gets another 2 lessons per week and a small LAN to look after. Martin -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
but not vice versa -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
gathered from the conversations I've had with people here, the vast majority of us tend towards the left[1]. Plenty of merchant banks full of very intelligent people who aren't very socialist. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
own sycophantic smile' for hereditary strikes me as pretty stupid, corrupt and evil. Cough. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
the dumb way in which they spend it and (to a lesser extend) the dumb way in which they tax. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
. Government funded defence research seems to work reasonably well. R -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
much. It's odd, isn't it? -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
there's some kind of connection between 'charisma' and 'leadership'... -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
in the last 10 years. My mother is a primary school teacher, as was my aunt, as is my cousin and his wife etc etc. I also help out at my old scout troop, which brings me into contact with some of the more insane child-related legislation. /Robert -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd

Re: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 15:05 14/05/01 +0100, you wrote: On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 01:11:30PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: David Cantrell wrote: Isn't it interesting that Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, de Gaulle and Churchill were all 'charismatic' leaders. Hmmm... As were Svein Forkbeard, Alexander

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 15:36 14/05/01 +0100, you wrote: On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:17:14AM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: 2. A teacher can't be alone in a room with a pupil unless the door is open. I know it's one of those Zen koans, but I just can't work it out. ROFL Unless the door to the pupil's mind

Re: Enough!

2001-05-14 Thread Jonathan Peterson
for the Good of All and the Furtherment of Mankind. Also available from WE Thompson and Sons, Printers, Orpington Yard, price 2d. /J\ -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Enough!

2001-05-15 Thread Jonathan Peterson
. It's just invasion of privacy I'm against. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

One liner

2001-05-15 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Probably all you people who program for a living think this is [crap/obvious/can be done in 3 bytes] but I liked it: $|++; print qw(\ | / -)[$i%4].\r; $|--; Put a spinning progress thing in your loops... -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Caller ID (was Re: Enough!)

2001-05-16 Thread Jonathan Peterson
works or something. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Transtec Sparc Clones

2001-05-16 Thread Jonathan Peterson
that 1/3 of Sun's price, but shurely too good to be true Ta, JP -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Dell asset numbers ..

2001-05-16 Thread Jonathan Peterson
asking a mailbox bod to go have a look and write down the numbers they find and email them all to you. The asset number is a different length to the serial number so you should be able to work out which is which. Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Buffy ..

2001-05-16 Thread Jonathan Peterson
for a mere 21 quid -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Jonathan Peterson
development stuff. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Perlish interface to PayPal?

2001-05-18 Thread Jonathan Peterson
This (non-perl unix command line tool) might be better than nothing: http://members01.chello.se/hampasfirma/ppsend/ -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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

2001-05-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 11:06 21/05/01 +0100, you wrote: Dave Cross: See, I find it's in the personality. Which doesn't come across too well in glossy magazine. Hmmm. I wonder how you'd go about making personality pr0n? Mills and Boon. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL

Re: Long shot

2001-05-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
Outlook express is evil. It actually appears to work correctly for IMAP, and is reasonably fast, but... 1. For some unknown reason it doesn't let you use mail filters on IMAP messages, thereby rendering it completely unsuited to my needs 2. And this is the really evil one. If you use plain

Re: [OT] Cordelia (was Re: They are all vampires!)

2001-05-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
by the look of it, this one was speed induced. Goes off to start new thesis on typographical errors to be presented at the ICA. -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: MIME stuff - Am I missing something?

2001-05-22 Thread Jonathan Peterson
-bodyhandle()) # if it's single part { #if they've sent a message that _only_ contains non-text data as a #single part if ($entity-effective_type !~ /text/) ... -- Jonathan Peterson Technical Manager, Unified Ltd, 020 7383 6092 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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