[CV][JOB WANTED]

2001-03-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
Apologies to those who have already read this via [EMAIL PROTECTED] or any other means. I'm looking for another job. As soon as possible being preferable. My current CV is at http://colondot.net/mbm/cv.shtml I can do Perl (lots of it) and mod_perl. I also have a little experience with XS and a

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-09 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
by the now infamous Matt Wright ever again...) -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) VMS, n.: The world's foremost multi-user adventure game.

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
open relays. If it's the local network the ability to relay SMTP through a machine would be entirely sensible, surely? Ah. Now what you want is to get a machine off ORBS to try and relay mail through them with some source-routed path :) That's the way to abuse them. :) MBM -- Matthew Byng

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 03:19:46PM +, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 03:09:42PM +, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: I've just seen

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: Why is this a problem? /usr/lib/sendmail is the published interface. (As others have already written, no /usr/lib/sendmail [or /usr/lib, for that matter] on Win2K or NT web servers.) See my replies to this... /usr

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 03:38:52PM +, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, David Cantrell wrote: I neither know nor care. I was taking issue with your claim that relying on /usr/lib/sendmail is a good idea. This arose because

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
have some chance of rolling back. DAV over HTTPS is not that bad, though... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
. Of course, if their computer hasn't got a queueing mail system, then I don't want that either :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much

Re: LWP::Simple

2001-03-16 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
have to be a pretty severe standards pedant to say there was no such thing ;-) Lynx doesn't. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Amoebit: Amoeba/rabbit cross; it can multiply

Re: LWP::Simple

2001-03-16 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Robin Houston wrote: And so does every other user agent in the universe, pretty much; so you'd have to be a pretty severe standards pedant to say there was no such thing ;-) Lynx doesn't

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-20 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
-- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Science is built up of facts, as a house with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house. -- Poincare

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-21 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
. Perl training in *programming* not perl training in *drinking* ;-) Good programmers aren't necessarily good teachers. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) perl -e

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-21 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On 21 Mar 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: d) Debugging Amen MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) perl -e 'print reverse split//,"\n.rekcah lreP rehtona tsuJ&q

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: World domination is ours. Muahahaha! Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. I don't think we tried "London.pm's Script Archive", did we? :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTE

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

2001-03-26 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I vaguely recall it standing for something like "Heuristic Algorithmic Logic," but that doesn't really set it apart from anything. how does that explain SAL9000? MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5

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

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
chatroom functionality! why? why does a site selling this sort of thing need chatroom functionality? what is the benefit compared to its cost well, quite. So you can chat about how crap they are. And of course, because everyone else is doing it, so we have to too. :( MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick

Re: Helping Less... er... Able... Programmers

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
at: http://www.cookwood.com/cgi-bin/lcastro/perlbbs.pl Haven't got the time to do my standard flamey stuff, and my asbestos suit is looking a little worn at the moment... :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROT

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Philip Newton wrote: (Don't know whether CPAN.pm knows this for you. It may.) Yes, it does. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Knebel's Law

Re: Benchmarking [was] Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Simon Wilcox wrote: At 13:29 27/03/2001 +, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: So - Did I get this heinously wrong or is MBM's sub really a lot slower ? You didn't get it wrong. It's a lot slower partly *because* it's a sub rather than an array. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick

Re: Benchmarking [was] Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
ed to most was the $th[31]="st" bit. I shouldn't have put it like that, but as Robin says, TIMTOWTDI,so yeah. It seems to me that it doesn't but as you say, YMMV and I got to practice my benchmarking :-) :) I did expect it to be slower, it also copes with any number. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Ma

Re: four-argument select()s

2001-03-27 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
did learn something useful. :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Knebel's Law: It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes

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

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
choice of someone who is going on buzzwords, and hasn't really thought about the technical issues involved. True. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) I generally avoid temptation

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation of a Parse::Perl::Approx module :) You are an evil man. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:38:16 +0100 (BST), Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation of a Parse::Perl::Approx module

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

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
parties in the previous email. If I see a sensible plan for certification, this sounds sensible, but consider what most people think of eg. MCSEs. Please enlighten us. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED

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

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: TIMTOWTDI kind of screws things up. Different people will code in different styles. How can you evaluate this? it doesn't matter how they achieve most things, as long as they can do them

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

2001-03-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 09:05:43PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: If I see a sensible plan for certification, this sounds sensible, but consider what most people think of eg. MCSEs. That's mainly due to the M rather than the C. OK, well some

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

2001-03-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
, as registrants are led to believe that their new gobbledigook.com will be usable when it ain't. Possibly true. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) The Universe shipped

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

2001-03-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: the host (according to RFC1123) must match /^([a-z0-9]+)((.[a-z0-9-]+)*(.[a-z0-9]+))?$/i which doesn't really give you support for hostnames in those many characters. Unless you translate them to an acceptable set

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

2001-03-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
it to make it harder for non BIND gurus to be able to tell wahts going on ... It's not easy to use, but it has better error reporting than the default host(1) command. I think it really is time to switch to using adnshost more... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-03-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: (Spring Cascade today at the Orange Brewery brewpub in Pimlico. Not a bad beer.) I thought you were in Wales... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL

Re: Social Meeting (fwd)

2001-03-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 12:37:11AM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: (Spring Cascade today at the Orange Brewery brewpub in Pimlico. Not a bad beer.) I thought you were in Wales

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

2001-03-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
o nxdomain responses, for example... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insuranc

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

2001-04-01 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 01:41:14PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: host(1)'s error messages are often misleading - it can give the message "try again" to nxdomain responses, for example... Given how fast .NSI namespace is bein

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

2001-04-01 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: agreed it is a dumb thing, especially if your nameserver doesnt have a name to lookup Erm!!?!? How exactly were you planning to point anything at it? an NS RR requires an authoritative name as it's RHS. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL

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

2001-04-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
suggests that you get no added benefit by *not* doing so. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Tell me, O Octopus, I begs, / Is those things arms, or is they legs? / I marvel

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

2001-04-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: agreed it is a dumb thing, especially if your nameserver doesnt have a name to lookup Erm!!?!? How exactly were you planning to point anything at it? an NS RR requires

RE: archiving

2001-04-03 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
claimer really quite funny in context? :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Science is built up of facts, as a house with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science t

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-03 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
:( ) -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Science is built up of facts, as a house with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
... Doesn't that make a bicyclist? Paul, whose uni got nicked in fscking cambridge. "Ooh, it's got a wheel! Not the usual two, but fuck it, let's steal it anyway!" Ah, but people so often have quick release front wheels... erm. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +4

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
ably not near sussex and you really don't want a 5 ft radius circle of charcoal left in it Ah but would it have charcoal. That would - after all - mean we're not burning things properly... :) Greg, you've lost your touch if you're only producing charcoal. You need to be vapourising things... erm. M

Re: Crazy Idea

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
(explosives with electrical detonators) to blow up bits of the garden. They made very effective mines to destroy Action Men too. Admittedly I was only 10 at the time but I think that counts as the "right" attitude ;-) .. And you seemed so normal when I met you MBM -- Matthew By

Re: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:22:38AM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: ...geeks, goths, jugglers, Natscis. And that's just me. ex-natscis too. :) Are you? I'm actually doing productive things

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
linux because they didn't have to pay for it. Tushar was an exception. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than

RE: Silly postings

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, james_h wrote: Ok so that is possibly the most unfunny thing i have ever seen. No offense. If that's what you think was it necessary to quote the entire message? MBM (hasn't done this flame on london.pm yet... :) -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than man's transparency. -- George Nathan

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 12:52:32PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: Last time I went to Lonix, it was full of w4r3z d00dz. :( The kind of people who only used linux because they didn't have to pay for it. How long ago was this? I'm worried now in case i

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
how to you tell the difference between plain text begin 777 RE: and an attachment? You don't. Remember that uuencoding was devised in a time before MIME. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
, but not as good as not having crap in the first place. If it's just an ordinary Unix mailbox, may I suggest Mail::Audit? Feature request - IMAP client. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
arguing *against*. Oh well. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than man's transparency

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:17:15PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote: No. I couldn't be bothered. If what he has to say isn't important enough to send properly, then it's not important enough for me

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-05 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 5 Apr 2001, Dean wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 06:19:46PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 12:52:32PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: Last time I went to Lonix, it was full of w4r3z d00dz. :( The kind of people who only used linux because

Re: Technical Meeting - 19th April

2001-04-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Matthew Byng-Maddick ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Simon Wistow wrote: I shall proceed from here whence forth unto smack Mr Cantrell until he doth giveth over the designs. Hither-unto. And heretowards. Can we all join

Re: Perl on HPUX

2001-04-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
r editor putting in? If not \n this may be part of the problem. Also you're missing a "-w" on the end of the shebang line... :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) sta

RE: Disclaimer

2001-04-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
* do, however is to say that the derived work must be under a GPL-compatible license, which makes it, in general, uneconomical to sell the work. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile

RE: Disclaimer

2001-04-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Aaron Trevena wrote: On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, dcross - David Cross wrote: [broken quoting snipped] You want the GPL for that. Which means that you can't use my copyright message as it includes the Artisitc License

Re: Beginners Guide

2001-04-19 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
topic" for london.pm. :) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups -- alcohol, caffeine, sug

Re: [OT] Flecktones in London next month

2001-04-20 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: 5/2/2001Pizza Express London, England Which Pizza Express ? *The* Pizza Express (in Soho) where they play the jazz. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-26 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: But, how is it non compliant? And when was 75MB of diskspace an issue? That's about 20p. Where do you get sensible disk (including backup) that cheap? We'd all like to know... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714

Re: Good Accountants

2001-04-26 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 10:20:35PM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Paul Makepeace wrote: But, how is it non compliant? And when was 75MB of diskspace an issue? That's about 20p. Where do you get sensible disk (including

Re: its TRUE I tell you ...

2001-04-28 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
productions -perm -0400 ? so it's true is it? :) You're late by about 28 days, sorry. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) I'm not even going to *bother* comparing C to BASIC

RE: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-05-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
handle with Net::SMTP. This is why there was discussion, however, on widnoze, (not sure about vanilla mac (rather than os x)) there is no sensible way to do a queued message. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net

Re: tube strike / may meeting postponed til 10th

2001-05-02 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
again: http://www.thetube.com/content/pressreleases/ Where will the (delayed) meeting be? Have we booked a room? ;-) PO? MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) I generally avoid

Re: TBA?

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, 10 May 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is a venue decided on for tonights meeting, or is it still TBA? Penderels Oak. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile

Re: Bah!

2001-05-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
, but will do. I'll make it so that requests for .../cv.foo get translated to .../cv[latest-version].foo. HTTP::Approx anyone? mod_speling MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile

Re: putting escape characters in files

2001-05-11 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
echo $line lineno=$((lineno+1)) if [ $(($lineno % 24)) = 0 ] ; then echo -n -- more -- read ans /dev/tty test $ans = q exit 0 fi done That breaks if the line is longer than the width of your screen. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick

Re: (OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
it wrong still surprises me. And the spamware that carries on blindly even though it gets errors MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) Under any conditions, anywhere

Re: (OT) constrained walk

2001-05-11 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
, when it works.) Has anyone got a proper lundun map with tube lines indicated... that would be just chops. There are machines in the tube that sell them. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956

Re: Disclaimer

2001-04-10 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
of course - buit that is how it seems. I don't know. IANAL. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick Home: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ Work: [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) standards n.: The principles upon which we reject other people's code.

RE: BOFHs requiring license

2001-05-14 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
place. Once it gets to that stage it's effectively a dictatorship. Umm.. why the implication that this *hasn't* happened yet? MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) All language

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
victory - that it could do what it wanted, so it changed all the policies to the tory ones... MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) All language designers are arrogant. Goes

Re: Politics (was RE: BOFHs requiring license)

2001-05-14 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
companies' cartel? use the tube and electric trains? Most power stations aren't oil fired AFAIK. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] +44 20 8980 5714 (Home) http://colondot.net/ +44 7956 613942 (Mobile) All language designers are arrogant. Goes

Re: Caller ID (was Re: Enough!)

2001-05-16 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
be interested to hear how you get on... I was under the impression that the D channel was an always on 16k-thing. It'd be interesting to see what gets sent down there normally... CLI / Destination number that kind of thing. Signalling information basically. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL

Re: Shoot out

2001-05-17 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:20:08PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I still remember an article about C++ templating being a turing complete language in it's own right or something weird. This isn't it, but is entertaining anyway: http://www.annexia.org/freeware/cpptemplates/ And if you

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 05:27:17PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 02:18:16AM +1000, Ian Brayshaw wrote: I saw Craig Charles at the Melbourne Comedy Festival a couple of years ago and it was a waste of time and money. He walked out on stage, said he was p1ssed,

Re: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 02:54:41PM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep

Re: Beer fest beckons

2001-05-25 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 11:00:40PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote: On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:28:49PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: So I get a call on my mobile in the middle of the beer fest from a potential collaborator telling me he can't send me the promised documentation due to the fact

Re: Grammar - Class creation

2001-05-29 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 02:27:40AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Anyway, PDF is easier re: packing/endianness since it's a text format! The only time you get binary data is for unencoded streams (which they advise against, although it's permitted, for example PDFlib generates it) like a

Re: bad greg

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 08:38:17AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Wed, 30 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: i'm sorry about asking this, but i've purged too many old archives of london.pm to find this one - someone one once mentioned a domain name registry with a neat web based management

Re: Email::Valid

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:02:11AM -0400, Andy Williams wrote: Has any one used this module at all? I just tried it and got some wierd results!!! It though the following where VALID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] tricad@dial,pipex.com [EMAIL PROTECTED],co.uk enquiries@peter-il;land.co.uk

Re: Email::Valid

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:49:06AM -0400, Andy Williams wrote: On Wed, 30 May 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Andy Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: So I guess [EMAIL PROTECTED] is invalid even though it works wierd! its not the email address thats broken, its your SMTP server ;-)

Re: Email::Valid

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:56:56AM -0400, Andy Williams wrote: On Wed, 30 May 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: snip You are correct in that these shouls all be invalid. Great. and that this was INVALID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] It is. Damn another snip Thanks for the RFC... I think

Re: Email::Valid

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 05:14:15PM +0100, Matthew Robinson wrote: [IsValidAddress sub, which was built from the RFC822 grammar...] Unfortunately, a fair few mailers don't allow IP literals as valid domain-parts anymore, due to abuse. MBM

Re: bad greg

2001-05-31 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 05:55:39PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 08:27:19AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: i'm sorry about asking this, but i've purged too many old archives of london.pm to find this one - someone one once mentioned a domain name registry with a neat web

Re: bad greg

2001-05-31 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:07:15PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:09:28PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 05:55:39PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote: Mr Couzens Die, alien slime! My apologies was typed in a hurry on a tube train and I didn't double

Re: Slow disks under linux

2001-05-31 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:19:21AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Paul, who will probably end up using FreeBSD since its hardware RAID (HPT370) and video (Matrox G450 dual) is apparently better... vinum in mirror mode is not supposed to be that good (apparently it does no integrity checking of

Re: Slow disks under linux

2001-05-31 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 11:43:16AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 11:27:07AM +0100, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:19:21AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote: Paul, who will probably end up using FreeBSD since its hardware RAID (HPT370) and video

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram then .. [snip] hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper option. ... is Aylesbury nice? An alternative:

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 01:10:47PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram then .. [snip] hmm .. we're trying to justify

Re: Training anyone ?

2001-06-13 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 04:09:16PM +0100, Lucy McWilliam wrote: On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Dave Thorn wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:59:54PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote: Dave Thorn wrote: that settles it, yes. everything's for sale, even pride. London Pride? obviously. they don't just

Re: CMS frameworks

2001-06-16 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 12:09:53PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Steve Mynott [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dave Hodgkinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any other offers? http://scoop.kuro5hin.org/ Why do all these things have to look like Slashdot? It that now the ONLY metaphor for these

Re: Templating Solutions

2001-06-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
more difficult than if they are separated out. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://colondot.net/

Re: e-smith

2001-06-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
default behaviour is deny ip from any to any. So something that does the firewalling can definitely be a good idea. :-) MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://colondot.net/

Re: Templating Solutions

2001-06-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
, precisely because the toy language in TT2 is just as bad as embedding code. See my point about SQL, as it's related to this. MBM -- Matthew Byng-Maddick [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://colondot.net/