Re: discussion of dynamic typing was never so much fun

2000-12-18 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: from comp.lang.functional ... Programming in statically typed languages is like having sex while being handcuffed. Some people think it's terribly exciting (and fair play to them!), but I find it rather restrictive. ;-) Yeah, I saw that on

Re: Someone's famous...

2000-12-19 Thread Philip Newton
Redvers Davies wrote: http://slashdot.org/articles/00/12/18/1914253.shtml Specifically, http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=00/12/18/1914253cid=57 Cheers, Philip

Re: Fwd: [orwant@oreilly.com: The state of TPJ]

2001-01-08 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: EarthWeb has also made it clear that they don't want to publish TPJ any more. Hm, this brings back very strong memories of yapc::Europe. Specifically, the pre-conference meet in Penderel's Oak, when I first met Kevin Lenzo. From what I recall of the conversation, he said that

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-08 Thread Philip Newton
David Cantrell wrote: DJGPP is a DOS port of the gnu stuff. It's still good enough to build Perl from source. I speak from experience :-). (Though I believe sockets don't work on djgpp-built Perl :-(.) Cheers, Philip

Re: Directory to Data Structure

2001-01-10 Thread Philip Newton
Andy Williams wrote: I'm using File::Find to recursively get all the files from a directory structure, then splitting each $File::Find::name into an array. What I need to do is put this into a data structure like: $dirstruct{"mydir"}-{dir1}-{dir2}-["A.A","B.B"]

Re: Directory to Data Structure

2001-01-10 Thread Philip Newton
Andy Williams wrote: eval('push @{$DIRSTRUCT'.$dir.'}, $f'); Urgle. Don't use string eval without vetting your data. Try the version I submitted a couple of minutes ago. I'm afraid it's a bit more readable, though. Cheers, Philip

Re: Simultaneously a list and a hash

2001-01-12 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: local *mydir; @mydir = qw(file1.txt file2.txt); %mydir = (anotherdir = [qw(file3.txt file4.txt)]); my $dirstruct = {mydir = *mydir}; [...] my $mydir = *{gensym}; @$mydir = qw(file1.txt file2.txt); %$mydir = (anotherdir = [qw(file3.txt file4.txt)]);

Re: Super Perl Sites

2001-01-15 Thread Philip Newton
Philip Newton wrote: James Royan wrote: Just so that I get my facts straight, could the list suggest maybe 4 or 5 really well known sites that I could point to which are definitely known to use Perl in a big way? Besides Blackstar? :-) This question was posted to clpmisc (I think

Re: Access Control Lists and Functions

2001-01-16 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 08:47:52AM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Yes. I converted a little script I have that puts some stuff into a database to use LRP. Can we see the result? I'm fascinated... Well, you asked for it. Here it is, cleaned up just a little bit (mostly

Re: Godzilla

2001-01-17 Thread Philip Newton
Simon Wistow wrote: ... it's your birthday [0] Well it's probably not. But it is mine. I'll be drowning my sorrows in Southside bar (south east corner of Princes Gardens, SW7 [1]) from about 6:30pm onwards (or possibly earlier) if anybody wants to buy me a drink. Do you accept PayPal?

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-17 Thread Philip Newton
Leon Brocard wrote: Nathan Torkington sent the following bits through the ether: We're planning a London Open Source Convention. The dates we're looking hard at now are August 20-23. Are there any obvious clashes that you can think of? Other than yapc::europe, which is currently

Re: Feelers for London Open Source Convention

2001-01-18 Thread Philip Newton
Tony Bowden wrote: The classic case is someone who retypes a phone book. You can't reissue it in the same order (i.e. alphabetic by surname) as the original, but you could quite happily order it numberic by phone number and no-one could do anything... They could in Germany :-). There's been

Re: thoth

2001-01-18 Thread Philip Newton
Mark Rogaski wrote: An entity claiming to be Roger Burton West ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: : : Mail me privately for a URL of a working thoth installation. That would be c.l.p.m ... unless of course you aren't referring to Tom. I think he doesn't use that appellation any more. BICBW.

Re: Hardware Upgrade Fund

2001-01-22 Thread Philip Newton
alex wrote: I'd prefer to do it the other way round if you don't mind, and say you have just one month to send a cheque for 50 pounds made out to C A McLean [1] to state51, 8 rhoda street, bethnal green, e2 7ef , or brought along to the next social or technical meeting. Hm, random question

Re: odd -w effect

2001-01-24 Thread Philip Newton
Mark Fowler wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Strange. Does anyone have any suggestions? Unix might have a problem if you take the -w out using a windows based editor which will insert some nasty line terminator at the end of the lines and screw up the file. That's what I normally find

Re: XP, testing and perl

2001-01-24 Thread Philip Newton
Greg Cope wrote: Does Anyone know of any good perl test tutorials - i.e how to make various test suites for a perl modules "make test" target ? I've seen the Test::Harness stuff - but am after a guide - or a few simple examples. All the code I read in CPAN modules t/ dir appears to be

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

2001-01-25 Thread Philip Newton
Steve Mynott wrote: Anil Madhavapeddy [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Perl is still mashed up, out of the box :-( We had to do some patching to get CPAN to work, and don't even think of installing a fresh copy, or half the admintools (linked against their special copy), fail miserably.

Re: [uri@sysarch.com: free copy of data munging with perl]

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: free copy of data munging with perl this is forwarded from manning and they are offering each pm group a free copy of data munging with perl by dave cross. Hey! Now Dave can have his very own free copy of DMWP! Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: If the majority are against it then I'll do what I can to prevent it. The obvious thing would be to arrange for archive@jab.org (or whatever it is) to unsubscribe from the list. I believe they don't delete archived articles, but if they aren't subscribed to the list any more,

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 26 Jan 2001 09:23:17 -, Mike Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why don't we make our own archive and ask mail-archive.com to stop doing their thing? Then we have control of what is published and everyone's happy... I don't think that mail-archive would

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
-- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: I assume that someone deliberately added mail-archive's bot to the list, because mail-archive certainly don't hunt down lists themselves. Yes. See my other post. If we have an explicit "no public archives" policy then presumably people will have the decency to honour

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

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
Philip Newton wrote: AFAIK they just take incoming posts and if they look like they come from a list, they're stuff in that list's archive (which is created if necessary). And you can even create your own archive, as long as mail sent to it looks sort of like list mail. See http://www.mail

Re: Mailing List Archive

2001-01-26 Thread Philip Newton
Jonathan Stowe wrote: I must admit that I could have spotted this if I had known what I was looking for - I dont tend to pay much attention to the subscribe messages. You did spot it. I remember you mailed me about it saying you weren't too keen on the idea but approved the subscription

Re: Technical Meeting Venues

2001-01-29 Thread Philip Newton
Mark Fowler wrote: [2] Bath.pm roots showing. We used to discuss a fair amount of technical (but not necessary perl related) stuff. From this, I quickly progressed into the well rounded perl programmer I am today Is that "well rounded perl programmer" in the sense that "grep is well

Re: HTML::Parser

2001-01-29 Thread Philip Newton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in ugly HTML: my $h = $parser-parse_file("/export/home/gharper/0,10225,1_1547_2168,00.htm"); This smells of the "V" word :-) $h-traverse(\expand_urls, 1); [snip] The output I get from this is Can't locate auto/HTML/Parser/traverse.al in @INC (@INC contains the

Re: London.pm nearly have a new server (fwd)

2001-01-30 Thread Philip Newton
Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 09:23:38AM +, Jonathan Stowe typed: Does anyone have any feelings to delegating the DNS to servers under our own control at some juncture ? I'll be happy to provide secondary - box is in Mailbox's Fulham location. See

Re: London Community News 30/01/00

2001-01-31 Thread Philip Newton
Dean S Wilson wrote: GLLUG Hm, I wonder whether this acronym reflects what one of their meetings sounds like. Cheers, Philip

Re: website directory access

2001-02-01 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 02:24:08PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: Michael Stevens wrote: You could give out urls with the usernames and passwords in? Were you thinking of http://username:[EMAIL PROTECTED]/pics/drunkenperlmongers.jpg ? No such thing; RTFRFC

Re: Bad programming considered harmless

2001-02-02 Thread Philip Newton
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 short list. IIRC they included stuff such as life support machinery in

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-05

2001-02-09 Thread Philip Newton
Leon Brocard wrote: On Thursday, a London.pm Heretic Meeting happened in a lovely pub with a nice warm fire by the Thames. For the uninitiated, a Heretic Meeting happens when the first thursday of the month is the 1st. Heretic meetings thus happen on the 7th, and are

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-12

2001-02-15 Thread Philip Newton
:) Just my EUR 0.02, Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-12

2001-02-15 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 10:17:42AM +0100, Philip Newton wrote: [...] summaries of #london.pm traffic :) Now _there's_ an idea :-) Is anyone feeling really, really bored? Isn't 30% of the traffic of the type "dadadodo for cream nauseous disgrace extensib

Re: Penderel Configuration

2001-02-15 Thread Philip Newton
jo walsh wrote: mysql is installed and should be running, Seems not to be. quote [pne@penderel pne]$ mysql ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (111) [pne@penderel pne]$ date Thu Feb 15 16:41:25 GMT 2001 /quote Cheers, Philip

Re: Penderel Configuration

2001-02-16 Thread Philip Newton
jo walsh wrote: i spose anyone who wants their own database should email me or alex about it I think yesterday was the first time that I communicated with the same person through email, write(1), and IRC, all in one day. Felt kind of surreal :-) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL

Guess who else used to meet in Penderel's Oak.

2001-02-16 Thread Philip Newton
.pm scheme. I don't remember seeing this before, but maybe someone brought it up before I joined the list last summer. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-22 Thread Philip Newton
Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Precedence: bulk Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-22 Thread Philip Newton
-frog-speakers, Babelfish offers the following translation: The pm is not yet open; we do not know the rules yet to have a pm but it will be managed by the AFNIC. The AFNIC manages only the fr for the moment. So, no http://london.pm/ right now :-( But maybe in the future![1] Philip Newton

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-22 Thread Philip Newton
-) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-22 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: IIRC we also investigated the possibility of registering pm.org.uk, but Nominet have a silly rule that prevents anyone from having third level domains with only two characters :( You could try pm.org. Oh, wait, you've already got that ;). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton

Re: No http://london.pm/ :-(

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
query on the .pm zone? There was also a site I looked at where someone was complaining about the deplorable state of Internet connections that appear to prevail there. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution

Re: linux kernel

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
y of tuits, and probably a compiler book or two, but who knows. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Feb 2001 12:55:50 +, Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cordelia Airhead Arrogant, too. IMO. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part

Re: Greetings

2001-02-23 Thread Philip Newton
to the list.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: DMP Availability

2001-02-26 Thread Philip Newton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 24 Feb 2001 12:51:08 +0100, Philip Newton wrote: I see your whois graffiti and raise you the domain where you can do a zone transfer, chop off the first bit, sort, MIME-decode and get a program. (Or something like that.) You mean this? Unfortunately

Re: ActiveState Awards

2001-02-26 Thread Philip Newton
(the radio buttons all belong to the same group, rather than having a Perl group and a Python group). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Heretics' meeting

2001-03-01 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote: i then partitioned for this change, but dave held valiantly against myself and the other usual suspects (JS,DC,) - i was also at some stage called `the heretic' philip newton even gimped something up about this http://newton.digitalspace.net/grep-heretic.jpg

Re: New London PM Shirt Designs

2001-03-01 Thread Philip Newton
); or something like that. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-26

2001-03-02 Thread Philip Newton
, ples I propose that 1 be prime if, and only if, 1 is not prime. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Descrambling CSS w/ 7 Lines Of Perl

2001-03-07 Thread Philip Newton
Robin Houston wrote: Any more obvious shavings? Try posting to Fun With Perl; they like playing golf there. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Am I going nutts ? - read before answering!

2001-03-08 Thread Philip Newton
Leo Lapworth wrote: BEGIN { You forgot here: warn "In A.D. 2101\n"; warn "Test is beginning\n"; } print "Here\n"; And this should be 'print "What happen?\n";'. Cheers, Phi "SCNR" lip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-12 Thread Philip Newton
od hosting place.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
t;here are some scripts I wrote some time ago; you're free to use them on an as-is basis but I'm not doing any maintenance on them as I've moved on". Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Damian's Diary

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: Damian's hectic world tour has now finished and he's had time to update his online diary. He says a lot of nice things about us here http://www.yetanother.org/damian/diary_February_2001.html#day_31. Not least of which, perhaps, is The presence of Piers Cawley, Dave

Re: MSA rewrite project

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
, @INC contains '.', so it should work (though remember that Net::SMTP has to go into ./Net/SMTP.pm and not ./SMTP.pm or ./Net::SMTP.pm). Otherwise, use lib '.' should be your friend. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
d, for example). - s/chmod 744/chmod 644/ , probably And, of course, there should be a comment at the top above #!/usr/local/bin/perl to the effect that "you should edit this to point to where Perl [version 5.00x or above] is installed on your machine". Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
, didn't know about -oem. BTW, the Perl FAQ (`perldoc -q "send mail"`) suggests -oi as well. Admittedly, this may break on any system that uses the MTA which shall not be named[1] Or places that have /usr/sbin/sendmail? Or other weird places? Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL

Re: Strange Request

2001-03-13 Thread Philip Newton
Redvers Davies wrote: Is IO::Socket cross platform? I believe so. At least, if the platform supports sockets. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Philip Newton
, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: LWP::Simple

2001-03-16 Thread Philip Newton
. "www.perl.com" isn't an URL, either, for that matter.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: LWP::Simple

2001-03-16 Thread Philip Newton
, only a little more extreme. But "you can't just make sh*t up and expect the computer to understand what you want, Retardo!"[1] -- standards *do* serve a purpose and referring to them can be helpful. Cheers, Philip [1] rough quotation, from memory, of MJD -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] A

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-22 Thread Philip Newton
-- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-22 Thread Philip Newton
ernational context this format is ambiguous and should not be used.) (SU) (SU) appears to mean that this comes from the Single Unix standard. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-22 Thread Philip Newton
, it would be called Sarathy Foo. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Matt's Scripts Projects

2001-03-22 Thread Philip Newton
-zip.org/pub/infozip/UnZip.html , is "the third most portable program in the world". Cheers, philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
6e 64 6f 6e 2e 70 6d hex, or 01001100 0110 01101110 01100100 0110 01101110 00101110 0111 01101101 binary, or 01001 10001 10111 10110 11100 11001 00011 0 01101 11000 10111 00111 0 11011 01+000 in 5-bit groups -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
tance call. -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: At Sun, 25 Mar 2001 22:21:52 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyhow what are we going to do about the 'C++' ones :) Ignore them. Pretend they aren't there :) You misspelled "Rewrite them in Perl". HTH. Cheers, Philip -- Philip New

Re: Not Matt's Scripts

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
* an ANSI C compiler to build.) 2) How do I get strftime to produce th/st/nd for the date? I can't see it on man strftime, but I might just be going blind. I don't think you can. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part

Re: Perl Training Courses

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
. It may.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-28 Thread Philip Newton
number. But maybe this'll change in the future -- with 1 being always/never present. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-28 Thread Philip Newton
dialing codes (071, 081 -- or was it 0171, 0181? Or both, one after the other? I forget). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-28 Thread Philip Newton
Simon Wistow wrote: It was origially 01 ne c'est pas? (ITYM "n'est-ce pas?") Yes, it was. I remember that time. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-28 Thread Philip Newton
; Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: yapc::Europe::19101?

2001-03-28 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:38:51 +0200, Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone else heard anything about yapc::Europe::19101? Yeah. Dates and venues and stuff have been announced. And there was a CFP. It's all on http://www.yapc.org/Europe/. I know. Thing

Re: Hello?

2001-03-29 Thread Philip Newton
is.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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

2001-03-29 Thread Philip Newton
for "empirical comparison Python Rexx program" for a few references. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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

2001-03-29 Thread Philip Newton
Tcl plugin for Netscape that nobody used. Probably not because of merit or lack thereof, but just because it wasn't hyped enough, and/or didn't ship as standard with a major browser. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of th

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

2001-03-29 Thread Philip Newton
Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Given we can now have kanji URLs, [...] Can we now? I thought there were several different proposed schemes, but none has been officially accepted as standard. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're

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

2001-03-29 Thread Philip Newton
Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Philip Newton wrote: Unless you translate them to an acceptable set, which is, I believe, where domain i18n is heading. The question is in which algorithm to choose for translation. Right. Which is evil and horrid. nslookup

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

2001-03-30 Thread Philip Newton
for non BIND gurus to be able to tell wahts going on ... Yes, it's useful. I like nslookup. (Plus I feel that dig is pretty verbose, but maybe there's a flag to control that that I've been too lazy to look for.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my

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

2001-04-02 Thread Philip Newton
ean a name that reverses to itself? Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: going extreme

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
James Powell wrote: http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5424853.html?tag=lh Cool. Where can I get me some Extreme Programming? Cheers, Philip, whose project[1] has a deadline today [1] that's been running for at least six months and was supposed to be done in November -- Philip Newton

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
partition. Heck yeah. Leon++, Leon++ for having taken on the daunting task of summarising each week's 2GB or so of traffic. dha, how's your "last read" mark? Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, y

Re: The Open Constitution Project (was Re: Crazy Idea)

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
peech but no permission to send spam" and cvs update -- and spammers will have to think of a different disclaimer. This has potential. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
with "print" ("print" works, however; see one of Abigail's sigs, which also plays with __PACKAGE__). I think. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
you do the honours, please?) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
(with your message) as an attachment. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
ents -- so it was probably uuencoded.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Test

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
Clarke, Darren wrote: Bloomin' Outlook HTML ... *grumble* I agree. Your mail server lost again. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re:

2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
emails as plain text just fine, until someone fiddled with the MSexChange configuration. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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2001-04-04 Thread Philip Newton
nding them with "end" and enjoying the wails of OE users "I can't see your posting! There's just an attachment that won't decode!" or something like that. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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2001-04-05 Thread Philip Newton
ngling. I found a workaround which I can live with; if I hadn't, I would probably be using Pegasus, which I also have installed on this machine. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Grammar (was: Re: Linux.com Online Chat)

2001-04-05 Thread Philip Newton
ike that in. I hope it had s/say/write/ , since I don't hear any difference when someone *says* "all right" or "alright". A German example is "gar nicht wird gar nicht zusammengeschrieben" (new spelling, I believe, would use "zusammen geschrieben"). Cheers, Ph

Re: Mmm... Perl 5+i

2001-04-05 Thread Philip Newton
Piers Cawley wrote: I'm really liking Damian's work on this. Favourite so far: %new_hash = map {yield munge_key($_); munge_value($_)} %a_hash ^ Looks like someone's been doing too much Ruby to me Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All

Re: Perl on HPUX

2001-04-12 Thread Philip Newton
; you have to pay money to get a "real" cc). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: Perl on HPUX

2001-04-12 Thread Philip Newton
u may need a more recent distribution. I don't think HPUX comes any newer than 11. He just needs a recent Perl; you don't get decent Perl (nor decent cc) shipped with HPUX. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the soluti

Re: Perl on HPUX

2001-04-12 Thread Philip Newton
HP's for-pay ANSI C compiler or gcc, for example). Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: sub BEGIN {}

2001-04-17 Thread Philip Newton
David H. Adler wrote: On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:03:43AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: dha, how's your "last read" mark? Eh? An obscure reference to a remark you made in Penderel's Oak after yapc::Europe 19100. Something to the effect that you have a mark which indicates, i

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