Re: Module of the Year contender...

2001-03-20 Thread Marcel Grunauer
At Tue, 20 Mar 2001 17:01:19 +, Michael G Schwern [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrot e: On the shoulders of such giants as Date::Christmas, Date::Discordian and Date::Tolkien::Shire stands Date::MMDDYY! http://search.cpan.org/search?dist=Date-MMDDYY Reason #120398 why I need to get CPANTS off

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-10 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:56:28PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: nowhere we might be tempted to sit by the thames till the wee small hours generating tremendous hangovers :) "sit"? IIRC, you tried to lean against a bench but unfortunately were standing between two benches, landing on the

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at 11:55 PM, Neil Ford wrote: One does have to wonder about someone called [EMAIL PROTECTED] :-) Kinda say's it all Neil. Apparently 13 years old. Bless. (Apologies if this comes through as HTML mail - i'm trying to get mail set up on OS X, but can't

Re: The Natives are Revolting

2001-04-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 12:12 AM, Neil Ford wrote: On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:03:20AM +0200, Marcel Grunauer wrote: (Apologies if this comes through as HTML mail - i'm trying to get mail set up on OS X, but can't get nmh to work, so I'm using OS X's Mail at the moment. Will hack

Re: Mourning clothes for London.pm

2001-04-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 12:36 AM, David H. Adler wrote: On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:43:09PM +0100, dcross - David Cross wrote: From: Mike Jarvis [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 4:30 PM CNN reports that BtVS's SMG will wed Freddie Prinz. Why would that bother us?

Re: BtVS : Best Male

2001-04-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 02:59 AM, Greg McCarroll wrote: i seem to remember something about spike looking better with out his bleached hair look according to MG Practically everybody looks better without bleached hair. Also Oz might be the outsider here. Hm. There's something about

Re: next social meeting vs tube strike

2001-04-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 05:40 PM, Mike Wyer wrote: I recommend public camels. Maybe now would be the time for a trip to the zoo. Camels are quite hard to see at London Zoo at the moment, owing to the foot 'n mouth situation. I was there a couple of weeks back, and the

davorg, evil destroyer of privacy

2001-04-27 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, April 26, 2001, at 07:23 PM, Niklas Nordebo wrote: Gets a 9, apparently. http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/04/26/1229238mode=thread I like the following comment (I know you've seen it, Niklas): =for amusement Boycott This Book!!! (Score:2, Troll) by none on Thursday

Re: Stuffed camel

2001-04-29 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Sunday, April 29, 2001, at 08:25 PM, Leon Brocard wrote: Stuffed Camel Can *someone* please pick a date to go visit the camel? Mouth-watering, eh? I take it the tube strike's off then, since you no longer consider the camel to be public transport? Marcel -- We are Perl. Your table

Re: (Ab)Using substr

2001-05-15 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, May 10, 2001, at 12:24 PM, Robin Houston wrote: On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: #!/usr/bin/perl -w # how to (ab)use substr use strict; my $pi='3.14159210535152623346475240375062163750446240333543375062'; Well,

Re: The scary man...

2001-05-16 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Wednesday, May 16, 2001, at 10:47 AM, Dean wrote: Some interesting stuff: http://www.perl.com/pub/2001/05/08/exegesis2.html Exegesis unimatrix-1: print Hello, World!\n RFC28 hard at work here! Marcel -- $x**$n + $y**$n = $z**$n is insoluble if $n 2; I have discovered a truly

Fun with Attributes

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
Thanks to Damian's Attribute::Handlers it's now possible to do what I wanted to do for some time (but haven't quite gotten around to) and very easily (and it's on its way to CPAN; suggestions/patches welcome): use Attribute::Memoize; sub fib :Memoize { my $n = shift; return

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::TieClasses 0.01

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME Attribute::TieClasses - attribute wrappers for CPAN Tie classes SYNOPSIS use Attribute::TieClasses; my $k : Timeout(EXPIRES = '+2s'); # loads in Tie::Scalar::Timeout and tie()s $k with those options DESCRIPTION Damian Conway's wonderful

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::Abstract 0.01

2001-05-18 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME Attribute::Abstract - implementing abstract methods with attributes SYNOPSIS package SomeObj; use Attribute::Abstract; sub new { ... } sub write : Abstract; DESCRIPTION Declaring a subroutine to be abstract using this attribute causes a call

[ANNOUNCE] Devel::SearchINC 0.02

2001-05-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME Devel::SearchINC - loading Perl modules from their development dirs SYNOPSIS use Devel::SearchINC '/my/dev/dir'; use My::Brand::New::Module; DESCRIPTION When developing a new module, I always start with h2xs -XA -n My::Module This creates a

[ANNOUNCE] DBIx::Lookup::Field 0.01

2001-05-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME DBIx::Lookup::Field - Create a lookup hash from a database table SYNOPSIS use DBI; use DBIx::Lookup::Field qw/dbi_lookup_field/; $dbh = DBI-connect(...); my $inst_id = dbi_lookup_field( DBH = $dbh, TABLE = 'institution'

[ANNOUNCE] GraphViz::DBI 0.01

2001-05-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME GraphViz::DBI - graph database tables and relations SYNOPSIS use GraphViz::DBI; print GraphViz::DBI-new($dbh)-graph_tables-as_png; DESCRIPTION This module constructs a graph for a database showing tables and connecting them if they are related. While or

[ANNOUNCE] GraphViz::ISA 0.01

2001-05-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
NAME GraphViz::DBI - graph database tables and relations SYNOPSIS use GraphViz::DBI; print GraphViz::DBI-new($dbh)-graph_tables-as_png; DESCRIPTION This module constructs a graph for a database showing tables and connecting them if they are related. While or

base64 encodings...

2001-05-19 Thread Marcel Grunauer
I've just been informed and shamed to see that all these postings came through as base64 encoded because of the umlaut in my surname. I'll get rid of that (no one pronounces that correctly anyway) for future postings. Sorry again. Marcel -- $ perl -we time Useless use of time in void context

Re: Marcel Grunauer left on all night

2001-05-21 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Monday, May 21, 2001, at 10:39 AM, Simon Wistow wrote: .. get some sleep boy, you're making the rest of us look bad :) Doctor Someone forgot to terminate my program. Hello. Hello? /Doctor As I was on all weekend as well, expect some more attribute stuff rsn. Marcel -- my int ($x, $y,

Attributes galore

2001-05-22 Thread Marcel Grunauer
Description = 'Just a sample module', Author = 'Marcel Grunauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]'; sub new : Description(The constructor) { bless {}, shift } sub old : Deprecated :Public { print something\n } # remembers this documentation in a hash structure so you

Re: [announce] Tie::Hash::Rank

2001-05-22 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at 09:32 PM, David Cantrell wrote: I've just put a complete version of Tie::Hash::Rank on my webshite for 'webshite'? shurely shome mishtake? your enjoyment. I'd be grateful if some of you could download it and test it before I submit it to CPAN.

Re: Tie::Hash::Regex vs Tie::RegexpHash

2001-05-26 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Friday, May 25, 2001, at 03:18 PM, Cross David - dcross wrote: It's all very clever, but I'm not convinced how useful it is. Since when has that ever stopped us? Marcel -- $ perl -we time Useless use of time in void context at -e line 1.

Re: Grammar - Class creation

2001-05-29 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at 11:18 AM, Simon Wistow wrote: I started looking into this when I first started doing the SWF stuff ... a kind of YACC for file formats. Describe it in a BNF-a-like language and then run a program over it et voila - you have a library for reading and creating

Re: Grammar - Class creation

2001-05-29 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at 11:49 AM, Paul Makepeace wrote: Surely it should be possible to specify the underlying *functionality* of the system and then have a perl source filter (or other component of perl's mind-addling n-tier parsing architecture) that rewrites/re-presents the

Re: SQL statements to DB Schema (dia ?)

2001-05-30 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at 10:51 AM, Cross David - dcross wrote: I have no DB schema, and as such could dump the SQL schema (via mysqldump) - and I was wondering if there was a super thing that could translate the create table stuff into a diagram I could print, and then look at If

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::Util 0.02

2001-05-30 Thread Marcel Grunauer
and keeps the handler definitions where they belong, namely with the handler subroutine. BUGS None known so far. If you find any bugs or oddities, please do inform the author. AUTHOR Marcel Grunauer, [EMAIL PROTECTED] COPYRIGHT Copyright 2001 Marcel Grunauer. All rights reserved

[ANNOUNCE] Attribute::Overload 0.02

2001-05-30 Thread Marcel Grunauer
or oddities, please do inform the author. AUTHOR Marcel Grunauer, [EMAIL PROTECTED] COPYRIGHT Copyright 2001 Marcel Grunauer. All rights reserved. This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. SEE ALSO perl(1

Re: OSCon London

2001-05-31 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Thursday, May 31, 2001, at 12:00 PM, Cross David - dcross wrote: This one, however, had an advert on the from about the Open Source Convention. Not the San Diego Open Source Convention, but one in London on October 22 - 25. That's currently all I know, but I'll see what else I can

Montreal

2001-06-01 Thread Marcel Grunauer
Who is going to be at YAPC::NA in Montreal? I'm going to be there from June 9-18 and seeing that the conference is from June 13-15, there are a few days to do sightseeing / hacking / whatever. Is anyone else there before the conference so we might meet up early? Also, any tips on what do to in

Re: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Friday, June 1, 2001, at 02:07 PM, Paul Mison wrote: On 01/06/2001 at 13:03 +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: so when is the next bang holiday weekend? 2001-08-27. Hence the crazy golf must be on 2001-08-25. (Palm Desktop)++ Cool; I might actually be in London that weekend. Marcel -- $

Re: crazy golf

2001-06-01 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Friday, June 1, 2001, at 10:41 PM, Redvers Davies wrote: I find it strange that the only surviving English/British religion, Nah, you want an interesting old religion, look at the Celts. Drinking blood has gone out of style though... Has it? Angel drinks blood; Spike does as well.

Re: Inline::PERL

2001-06-03 Thread Marcel Grunauer
On Sunday, June 3, 2001, at 05:56 AM, David H. Adler wrote: On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 09:40:49AM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: Inline::PERL gives you the power of the PERL programming language from And what, exactly, is the PERL programming language? It is the wicked, twisted spectre