Re: The List

2000-12-13 Thread David Cantrell
On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 08:04:19PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote to london.pm: * David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Next he'll be drinking Jack Daniels and smoking Marlboros. actually this is something i was wondering about, now here me out, but unlike or american bretheren bourbon

Re: The List

2000-12-13 Thread mjarvis
Quoting Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED]: and just as they drink glenfiddich and chivas regal if they are uneducated we drink JD and other foul blends. surely there must be some good bourbons they could recommend to us that would give us an extra option in our drinking. Look for single

Re: The List

2000-12-14 Thread Greg McCarroll
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Oddly enough, I'm not subscribed to ny.pm, even though I've been in NY or the burbs for a month now. I may have to sub soon if they're as freakish as london.pm. its a weird group, full of _merkins_ ;-) -- Greg McCarroll

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

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

Re: The List

2000-12-14 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Paul Makepeace wrote: On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 10:19:14AM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: You may or may not have noticed that the server that hosts the London.pm mailing list has bit the dust. A Cabal have decided that in the interim we should resurrect the list on

Re: freebsd admin skills - free space

2000-12-14 Thread John
Rob Partington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: America lost. s/America/We all/ I thought that was the only outcome. -- :wq

Re: me-commerce

2000-12-14 Thread Greg Cope
jo walsh wrote: desperately seeking open-source, perl ecommerce application. so far we are looking at: AllCommerce - http://www.zelerate.org (formerly OpenSales), which at a brief glance looks fairly complex and inflexible... InterChange (formerly MiniVend)

Re: me-commerce

2000-12-14 Thread John Gold
Hi Jo, we are in the process of implementing minivend on the server side and our own windows app on the client side to upload stock/inventory and download orders. I have looked at this problem for quite a while and minivend seems the best solution in conjuction with our 'Digital Shop Manager

Re: me-commerce

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

Re: freebsd admin skills - free space

2000-12-14 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 08:13:44AM +, Rob Partington wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Paul Makepeace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: America lost. s/America/We all/ Nope. Whilst it may make a minor difference to merkans, there's absolutely no difference between the two idiots as far as

Re: The List

2000-12-14 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 05:39:11PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Mark Rogaski ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: An entity claiming to be Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: : Oddly enough, I'm not subscribed to ny.pm, even though I've been in NY or the : burbs for a month now. I may

Re: freebsd admin skills - free space

2000-12-14 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 04:20:55PM +, David Cantrell wrote: Nope. Whilst it may make a minor difference to merkans, there's absolutely no difference between the two idiots as far as the rest of the world is concerned. It's possile that living with shit food and crap weather has dulled

Re: The List

2000-12-14 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, you wrote: no you miss the point, you americans should go for him and drink him drink for drink under the table - its a good idea trust me ;-) this is a VERY good plan ... we all know how Murricans can knock back the Budweisser and Miller Lite like the best of em .. in

Re: The List

2000-12-14 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: thinks back to amusing college incident with American exchange student and discovery that, after 4 pints, Theakstons Old Peculiar did not have the same alcohol content as four Miller Lites like we told him .. silly mistake .. easily made ...

bad joke

2000-12-15 Thread Greg McCarroll
saw this bad joke today ... what outfit do programmers wear on halloween? a santa clause outfit why? Because 31 Oct is really the same as 25 Dec... -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

RE: Re: [phillip@goats.com: Re: Meeting reminder]

2000-12-15 Thread Dave Cross
From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12/15/00 2:58:04 PM nope i really do have a big list He does too. After a few drinks, it can be as large as 25 degrees. Dave... -- http://www.dave.org.uk "The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one", he said. But still they

funball ...

2000-12-15 Thread Robin Szemeti
for anyone who cares .. happyfunball apparently is all bouncy again ..they found the duff wotsit and put a less duff one in .. -- Robin Szemeti The box said "requires windows 95 or better" So I installed Linux!

Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread Piers Cawley
"Leo Lapworth" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Ok, ok, *stop twisting my arm Greg!* yes we did get Aaron from the perl list. So I've wangled the authorisation for $500 as a donation to YAS. Leon asked me to 'trust' him and give him the money, so if it doesn't get there you know who to

Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Piers Cawley sent the following bits through the ether: Just as a reminder, still looking for Senior Perl Guys to join Leon and the rest of our team, and I get to donate $1000 if they come from the list *nudge* *nudge*. Hmm... you

Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread David Hodgkinson
Leon Brocard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Piers Cawley sent the following bits through the ether: Just as a reminder, still looking for Senior Perl Guys to join Leon and the rest of our team, and I get to donate $1000 if they come from the list *nudge* *nudge*. Hmm... you

Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread Leon Brocard
Greg McCarroll sent the following bits through the ether: New World? very good idea - what is the name of the street that it is off the one with the cinema on it New World, China Town, 12.30. See you there! Leon -- Leon Brocard.http://www.astray.com/

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

FW: Perl Developer position.

2000-12-18 Thread Dave Cross
This is from an agent who contacted me this morning. I'd have investigated further myself, but I accepted an offer half an hour before I heard of it. Dave... From: Adam Bassett [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12/18/00 12:18:54 PM Hi Dave, here is the initial requirements needed for the Perl

RE: Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread Dave Cross
From: Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12/18/00 9:40:40 AM "Leo Lapworth" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Ok, ok, *stop twisting my arm Greg!* yes we did get Aaron from the perl list. So I've wangled the authorisation for $500 as a donation to YAS. Leon asked me to 'trust' him and

Re: Compare and Contrast

2000-12-18 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 10:19:20AM +, Simon Wistow wrote: We'd need someone with complete archives of (void), London.pm, yapc::europe and possibly YAS mailing lists from around July 10th (although tehre are mails from July 7th which is weird 'cos I hadn't posted the announcement by

Re: Donation..

2000-12-18 Thread David Hodgkinson
"David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sorry. Can't make it. :-( we didn't miss you -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for,

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: Donation..

2000-12-19 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Mark Fowler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: we didn't miss you oh yes we did ... panto He's behind you! /panto *looks around slowly, walking around in a full circle* where where? -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Fwd: Lazy Dog Christmas Party

2000-12-19 Thread Elaine -HFB- Ashton
Had I a left nut, I would offer it in trade to go to this. If you like Everything But The Girl and/or House Music, these guys are not to be missed. Someone go so I can vicariously enjoy it :) - Forwarded message from ebtg net team [EMAIL PROTECTED] - *A LAZY DOG IS FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR

[OT] Wireless LANs

2000-12-19 Thread David Hodgkinson
I need to connect the first and third floors of a building, with no riser access. Is this a good case for a wireless LAN? Maybe a couple of airstation bridges?

Re: Fwd: Lazy Dog Christmas Party

2000-12-20 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 19 Dec 2000, you wrote: Had I a left nut, I would offer it in trade to go to this. If you like Everything But The Girl and/or House Music, these guys are not to be missed. Someone go so I can vicariously enjoy it :) useless fact #342 I used to live just over the road from Tracey

Re: Donation..

2000-12-20 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *looks around slowly, walking around in a full circle* where where? Dammit. That's it. I'm coming to london for christmas next year *just* so I can actually *see* a panto... didn't you just have a panto in the states, i seem to

Re: Jim Davison (was Re: Donation..)

2000-12-20 Thread Dave Cross
On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 02:06:50PM -0700, Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Cross writes: not even the comic genius jim davidson's adult one? "Peter Cook is a sadly missed comic genius, unlike Jim Davidson, who is a talentless, sexist, racist waste of space." Wow, I

Re: Jim Davison (was Re: Donation..)

2000-12-20 Thread David H. Adler
On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 02:06:50PM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: Dave Cross writes: not even the comic genius jim davidson's adult one? "Peter Cook is a sadly missed comic genius, unlike Jim Davidson, who is a talentless, sexist, racist waste of space." Wow, I was wondering why

Re: Jim Davison (was Re: Donation..)

2000-12-20 Thread David H. Adler
On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 09:21:13PM +, Dave Cross wrote: I thought the kill/fuck thing was something that George Carlin did as part of his "seven words you can't say on the radio"[1] routine. Davidson may have appropriated it, but it wouldn't have been anywhere near as funny. "Okay,

Re: Donation [off topic]

2000-12-20 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, you wrote: I thought he was supposed to b*gger off (along with Paul Daniels and Andrew Lloyd Webber) when Labour won the last election ;) hah .. chance would be a fine thing! .. my fave Paul Daniels moment was when his bint (forgotten her name.. leggy thing about 30

Re: Donation [off topic]

2000-12-20 Thread Dave Cross
On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 02:07:03AM +, Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, you wrote: I thought he was supposed to b*gger off (along with Paul Daniels and Andrew Lloyd Webber) when Labour won the last election ;) hah .. chance would be a fine thing! ..

Fwd: SPUG: Inline 0.30 has Shipped

2000-12-21 Thread Neil Ford
Thought this might be of interest to some people. Neil. SPUG, Thought you guys should be the first to know. I just uploaded Inline version 0.30 to the CPAN. (Give it a few hours to get processed.) 0.30 is a very major release. (See below) I also posted the first edition of Inline::CPR (C

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-21 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, you wrote: Bull Think of it as proof of evolution, once you've spent some time on Win boxes you begin to need something like perl. And then you either learn perl and do pretty much everything with it or end up learning lots of different little niche technologies.

Re: Donation [off topic]

2000-12-21 Thread David Hodgkinson
"Dean S Wilson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: PPS Has anything been mentioned about the London PM X-mas food/drink? We were pretty quorate the other lunchtime at the New World chinese... -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star

OT for London.pm : Forwarded : The Perfect Storm - The Condensed Script

2000-12-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
Tony, given your love for movies i thought you'd enjoy this, it is far too accurate. I would of walked out of watching the perfect storm apart from the fact that i was at 20,000 feet - but it was still a close call. Hell it so funny, i'll actually cc it to london.pm as well as there are a

Re: OT for London.pm : Forwarded : The Perfect Storm - The Condensed Script

2000-12-26 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Tony Bowden ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Off the cuff, my list would probably be (allowing for the fact that I've almost certainly forgotten some major films that should be here...) 1. Being John Malkovich 2. Fight Club 3. High Fidelity 4. American Beauty 5. O Brother Where Art

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-26 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 12:18:02PM -, Frontier wrote: Does "American Beauty" count for 2000, I can't remember seeing a better recent film, though I don't get to the cinema as much as I'd like to. Nope, that was 1999. Got lots of acadamy awards, too. Charlie's Angels rocks. dave, has

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-27 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dean S Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Or on a CD bookshelf, that way they could leverage their back catalogue of stuff like Managing make/imake and bung those on it for i never thought the day i'd see a monger use a phrase like ``leverage their back catalogue'' i think this

Re: OT for London.pm : Forwarded : The Perfect Storm - The Condensed Script

2000-12-27 Thread Mindaugas Genutis
1. Being John Malkovich 2. Fight Club 3. High Fidelity 4. American Beauty 5. O Brother Where Art Thou 6. Boiler Room 7. The Straight Story 8. Boys Don't Cry 9. Billy Elliot 10. Erin Brokovich That's a good list I think. However, it's too American. And the number 10 I

Re: German Perl Workshop

2000-12-27 Thread Greg McCarroll
* DJ Adams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.perlworkshop.de/2001 So, apart from Leon (and Piers H and me as mere mortals) anyone going then? Timetable: http://www.perlworkshop.de/2001/times.epl i'd love to go to this, unfortunatly my lack of german might affect my enjoyment of it

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread Mark Fowler
kung fu laughs cheesy moments chad - wasn't the chad good, say the chad was good![1] military helicopter humour directed at programmers great sound track Piss takes of other movies that weren't blatant. The computer vault bit, racing car standoff and the wire fight screens reminded me a

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread Tony Bowden
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 11:33:59AM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: Does "American Beauty" count for 2000, I can't remember seeing a better recent film, though I don't get to the cinema as much as I'd like to. Nope, that was 1999. Got lots of acadamy awards, too. Actually, it only went on

Re: OT for London.pm : Forwarded : The Perfect Storm - The Condensed Script

2000-12-28 Thread Tony Bowden
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 12:23:42PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: given your love for movies i thought you'd enjoy this, it is far too accurate. I would of walked out of watching the perfect storm apart from the fact that i was at 20,000 feet - but it was still a close call. I haven't

Re: Clue Distribution

2000-12-28 Thread Dave Cross
From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12/28/00 4:03:31 PM * Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I seem to have found myself on a CGI discussion mailing list populated by people with no clue and I wondered is anyone out there fancied joining me in a little clue distribution.

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 05:14:44PM +, Tony Bowden wrote: On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 11:33:59AM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: Does "American Beauty" count for 2000, I can't remember seeing a better recent film, though I don't get to the cinema as much as I'd like to. Nope, that was 1999.

Re: OT for London.pm : Forwarded : The Perfect Storm - The Condensed Script

2000-12-28 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 05:17:34PM +, Tony Bowden wrote: On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 11:56:08AM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: 5. O Brother Where Art Thou Interestingly, this has *just* opened here in the states. Weird. We got it in September :) Yes, I know. You may remember seeing

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Natalie Ford
At 12:20 28/12/00, Dean S Wilson wrote: Don't know how many of you have seen this: http://www.oreilly.com/survey/perlcd.html Vote to decide if they should put Mastering Regular Expressions or the cookbook on the new CD. The problem being that I think they should include both and there is noway

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Natalie Ford
At 16:11 28/12/00, Andrew Bowman wrote: Hmmm. For my money the Cook Book has more everyday use(s) than MRE, so I'd vote for that. But, from the perspective of having the first edition of the CD Bookshelf, it would be nice to have MRE in HTML form too! AOLI agree/AOL Which begs the question of

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Natalie Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 28 December 2000 18:54 Subject: Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition The problem being that I think they should include both and there is noway of

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Dean S Wilson
Original Message- From: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] get a policy in place for upgrades, I'd rather pay 10-15 to upgrade my perl and Unix CD first edition and miss out on the included book than have to shell out for both of them at full price again. Might send that in to "ask Tim"

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread Benjamin Holzman
On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 10:24:21AM +, Mark Fowler wrote: has a series, does anyone know anything about this series? It was on non-terrestrial TV about a year back IIRC. On MTV I think. It's still on MTV. Tom Green is a sick fuck, BTW. Funny, though. Ben -- Benjamin Holzman

Re: Perl CD BookShelf 2nd Edition

2000-12-28 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dean S Wilson writes: Of course, CD Bookshelf products and ematter versions of some titles are only two of many experiments we're running in an attempt to build up business models for online books. We will be selling online access to

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread David H. Adler
On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 07:35:00PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Benjamin Holzman ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: It's still on MTV. Tom Green is a sick fuck, BTW. Funny, though. ah, but i take it you mean MTV USA, not MTV Europe, personally i think he is one of the funniest people i have

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2000-12-28 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 07:35:00PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Benjamin Holzman ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: It's still on MTV. Tom Green is a sick fuck, BTW. Funny, though. ah, but i take it you mean MTV USA, not MTV Europe, personally i

Perl::Flash

2000-12-29 Thread Dave Cross
It seems that Simon's Perl::Flash is currently the lead story on /. I hope the server can handle it :( Dave.. -- http://www.dave.org.uk | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | [EMAIL PROTECTED] plugData Munging with Perl http://www.manning.com/cross//plug

Re: Perl Geek Code

2000-12-29 Thread Elaine -HFB- Ashton
David H. Adler [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] quoth: * *I'm not sure how I should feel about this We should make a scotch category :) e.

Re: new years eve

2000-12-29 Thread David Cantrell
Professor Nathan Lewis enunciated: I'd certainly take any excuse to get together since I'm a recent immigrant. --- Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: our new years plan has come unravelled, does anyone still not have any plans and wants to get together? My New Years Eve

Re: Perl::Flash

2000-12-29 Thread Mark Fowler
So the answer to Dave's question is possible "Maybe not" :-( No the answer to Dave's question is defiantly not. Server load was at 30 when I last checked an hour ago. This month we have been mainly learning * NTK = good * use.perl.org = good * www.ora.com = good * slashdot = bad. Oh,

Re: Perl Geek Code

2000-12-30 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 07:31:21PM +, Dave Cross wrote: Interesting post on PerlMonks today: http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=48718 Ok, I'm really confused where *I* fit in in the MO (perl mongers) category... ok, for the

Re: new years eve

2000-12-30 Thread Greg McCarroll
i must learn to use mutt properly one of these days (even when drunk) ;-) * Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: i vote that dave can organises it, i can host it if you like in the shit hole that is my flat, someone want to let the other guy who was new to london know * jo

Re: new years eve

2000-12-30 Thread David Cantrell
Greg wrote: i vote that DAV-R-CAN organises it, Eek! I know we had a volunteer to GM this, but I disremember who. Was it GRE-G-MCC or DAV-U-CRO? In any case, a coupla days isn't enough time to prepare a game properly, so perhaps the GM should use one of the games published by WEG. I have a

I'm looking for a job!

2001-01-02 Thread Leo Lapworth
Hi Folks... As you may have heard there have been some alterations here at Emap so I thought I'd test the market and see what else is out there. If you know of any decent jobs please could you give me a yell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]), and if anyone is interested my CV, with phone number, can be found

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Mark Fowler
Best use of a controversial prodigy track (smash my perl up) Ooo, ooo, *have* to get that made into a t-shirt but only if I name is right and spell it right (doh!) On the front: Smack My Perl Up On the back: use Inline; Is this a joke about a joke about a joke? Later. Mark. --

Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-02 Thread Tony Bowden
OK, my brain has fried. How can I do this: my @list = qw/foo bar foo baz/; my %hash = map { $_ = 1 } @men; my @sort = sort keys %hash; print "We have @sort\n"; # foo bar baz without the %hash? i.e. something akin to: my @sort = sort keys map { $_ = 1 } @list; I've tried so many

Re: Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-02 Thread Peter Corlett
On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 06:35:18PM +, Tony Bowden wrote: i.e. something akin to: my @sort = sort keys map { $_ = 1 } @list; I'm thinking that this might work: my @sort=sort keys %{ +{ map { $_ = undef } @list } };

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Simon Wistow ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote: [1] chad is tom greene if i recall correctly, and i just discovered he has a series, does anyone know anything about this series? yes. And he was in Road Trip. Which was my favourite film of 2000. Simon [who's looking

Re: I'm looking for a job!

2001-01-02 Thread David Hodgkinson
"Leo Lapworth" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi Folks... Leave him alone, he's mine. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for, well, hire

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Simon Wistow
Greg McCarroll wrote: [who's looking forward to "Dude, where's my car" alot any dates? Never according to IMDB http://us.imdb.com/ReleaseDates?0242423 Germany is around March. Probably out on DVD before then.

one of my chrimbo projects

2001-01-02 Thread Greg McCarroll
I was bored over Christmas and after talking to Alex I implemented a nice little system (i'm still debugging and making it simpler), basically i took a streaming audio server, my mp3 collection and festival and have set up an internal ``radio station'', that plays music at random and then in

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 Richard Clamp
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 03:21:15PM -, Jonathan Peterson wrote: my @sort=sort keys %{ +{ map { $_ = undef } @list } }; ^^ ?? What does +{} do??? It says 'Yes damnit, I want an anonymous hash here, not one of those pesky block thingies' -- Richard Clamp

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: Getting keys of mapped hash?

2001-01-02 Thread Peter Corlett
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 03:36:17PM -, Jonathan Peterson wrote: [ on +{ ... } ] Is this explained in the latested Camel, because it doesn't show up in my pocket refernce at all It's almost a compile-time pragma, and I'm fairly sure it's in the camel. Anyway, "perlop" has this to say:

Re: I'm looking for a job!

2001-01-02 Thread Tony Bowden
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 10:28:37AM -, Leo Lapworth wrote: If you know of any decent jobs please could you give me a yell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]), and if anyone is interested my CV, with phone number, can be found at: Guessing you're among the people who aren't interested in relocating? We've

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 04:44:20PM +, Mark Fowler typed: 4. Mission Impossible. Only if you don't know or didn't like the original - or if you can have your brain rewired so that you don't remember it. R

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:06:15PM +, Mark Fowler typed: 4. Mission Impossible. Only if you don't know or didn't like the original - or if you can have your brain rewired so that you don't remember it. I think you're missing the point. M.I. is crap. Don't even get me started on

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: Where might be a good place to look for a copy of the film. U.H.F.? Simon has a copy off of TV which we could dub to a spare VHS tape. Wheel of Fish /J\ -- Jonathan Stowe | http://www.gellyfish.com | I'm

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Simon Wistow
Simon Wistow wrote: Mark Fowler wrote: Right, that's it. I'm going to have to compile a list of films 6. Hudson Hawk. # ditto 7. UHF And, how can I forget 8. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:05:09PM +, Richard Clamp wrote: The original Mission Impossible series, though good when I saw it at the tender age of 14 is the dullest most pointless thing possible to watch. This is clearly a man who needs to see Mars Needs Women... dha -- David H. Adler

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Peter Corlett
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:13:25PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: Where might be a good place to look for a copy of the film. U.H.F.? Simon has a copy off of TV which we could dub to a spare VHS tape. A TV broadcast seems good enough, and well within the spirit of the film. I'd probably just

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:27:10PM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Mark Fowler wrote: Where might be a good place to look for a copy of the film. U.H.F.? Simon has a copy off of TV which we could dub to a spare VHS tape. Wheel of Fish SUPPLIES! dave,

RE: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Simon Wistow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 02 January 2001 17:26 Simon Wistow wrote: Mark Fowler wrote: Right, that's it. I'm going to have to compile a list of films 6. Hudson Hawk. # ditto 7. UHF And, how can I forget 8. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Tony Bowden
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:13:25PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: U.H.F.? Simon has a copy off of TV which we could dub to a spare VHS tape. There's alway's blackstar's video hunt http://www.blackstar.co.uk/video/item/700015733 Of course, were you to order now there'd be 16 people in

RE: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: Mark Fowler [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 02 January 2001 17:30 Must watch Buffy. Has anyone got a) the original film Yes. Much to my dismay :( b) episodes of the current series on BBC I've got the first 11 episodes - which is about as far as the BBC have got on series 4.

Re: FWD: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Simon Wistow
jschein1 wrote: I think any kevin smith movie after clerks fits in that category. Poor guy makes great movies, but always gets slammed. Chasing Amy was, IMHO, his best movie ever. But it was widely panned by the critics. And his DVDs rule. Excellent quality transfers and crammed to the

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Peter Corlett
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:31:53PM +, Tony Bowden wrote: [...] You don't pay anything unless/until we find the tape I badly phrased it. What I meant is that if I were to use the service and you found a tape, the cost of the search service alone would exceed my upper price limit. After

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Simon Wistow
Peter Corlett wrote: (which as it happens, /those/ special films are readily available on DVD). And take full advantage of things like the multiple camera angles. I suspect the superior quality of a DVDs paused image and the fact that you can forward faster are also a help :)

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Redvers Davies
A TV broadcast seems good enough, and well within the spirit of the film. I'd probably just digitise it (making Video CDs is a new hobby of mine), so it'd be better to borrow the master for a few days if I could... Does anyone know if you can make VCD's under linux that I can play on my DVD

Re: Buffy - Kevin Smith tie in

2001-01-02 Thread Nathan Torkington
Simon Wistow writes: Bizarre how threads come togther innit ... http://www.psycomic.com/columns/2000/ksmith/ I want to kill Kevin Smith and live his life. He's the luckiest fat fuck in the world. Nat (bottom lip is quivering at the injustice of it all)

Re: Buffy - Kevin Smith tie in

2001-01-02 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 11:11:01AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: I want to kill Kevin Smith and live his life. He's the luckiest fat fuck in the world. Another thought occurs to me. Do you actually want him dead, or just his life? :_) -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] -

Re: Buffy - Kevin Smith tie in

2001-01-02 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 11:11:01AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: Simon Wistow writes: Bizarre how threads come togther innit ... http://www.psycomic.com/columns/2000/ksmith/ I want to kill Kevin Smith and live his life. He's the luckiest fat fuck in the world. Basically, yeah. Of

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Dave Cross
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 05:40:36PM +, Mark Fowler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: [from my so-called signature] The information contained in this communication is snip Is there anything you can do about that? Eeeeugh! Working on it. I wasn't going to post at all, having realised

Re: Fwd: SPUG: ActivePerl 623

2001-01-02 Thread Peter Corlett
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 06:03:25PM +, Simon Wistow wrote: Peter Corlett wrote: (which as it happens, /those/ special films are readily available on DVD). And take full advantage of things like the multiple camera angles. I suspect the superior quality of a DVDs paused image and the fact

Re: Perl Geek Code

2001-01-02 Thread Michael Stevens
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 04:00:35PM +, Mark Fowler wrote: PLPM++I answer questions (correctly) on #london.pm But aren't most of the questions on #london.pm of the form "shall we go down the pub then?", to which there is a simple answer that's almost always correct...

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