Re: one liner

2001-01-11 Thread Shevek
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Michael Stevens wrote: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Maybe we should see about costs for getting some of them printed fairly nicely and bound. I think the uni offers such a service here. -- Shevek I am the

Re: one liner

2001-01-11 Thread Michael Stevens
On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 12:24:59PM +, Shevek wrote: On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Michael Stevens wrote: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Maybe we should see about costs for getting some of them printed fairly nicely and bound. I

Re: one liner

2001-01-11 Thread Tony Bowden
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 07:38:04PM +, Dave Cross wrote: Oh, and Amazon.com have the Learning Tk book at 90% off at the minute if anyone's interested .. That'll explain the increase in sales that Nat noted the other day then :) Well, I expected one of their "Oops, we made a pricing

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Nathan Torkington
Michael Stevens writes: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Yeah, but if O'Reilly were to print them, you'd complain that the book was nothing more than the online manual :-) Nat

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Michael Stevens
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 08:25:54AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: Michael Stevens writes: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Yeah, but if O'Reilly were to print them, you'd complain that the book was nothing more than the online manual

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Michael Stevens ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 08:25:54AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: Michael Stevens writes: I'm sure there are reasonable number of online manuals we'd all like printed copies of. Yeah, but if O'Reilly were to print them, you'd complain that

Print on Demand (Re: one liner)

2001-01-08 Thread Andy Wardley
On Jan 8, 8:25am, Nathan Torkington wrote: Yeah, but if O'Reilly were to print them, you'd complain that the book was nothing more than the online manual :-) Hmmm. I can see it working if you take a slightly different perspective on it. Let's say O'Reilly acts as a content provider. In

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Nathan Torkington
I wrote: I'm shit-scared of talking about books in progress, in case I jinx them. We also have another Perl/Tk book coming out. It's more advanced than "Learning ..." and, we hope, learns from the criticism levelled at that book. In particular, look for examples. Nat

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 04:44:53PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: [re: ORA] yip they have the pretty cover animals as well ;-) I would just like to point out at this juncture that monkeys are funny. cheers, dha -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.panix.com/~dha/ Perl should

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Tony Bowden
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 10:14:59AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: We also have another Perl/Tk book coming out. It's more advanced than "Learning ..." and, we hope, learns from the criticism levelled at that book. In particular, look for examples. Oh, and Amazon.com have the Learning Tk

Re: one liner

2001-01-08 Thread Dave Cross
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 07:22:31PM +, Tony Bowden ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 10:14:59AM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: We also have another Perl/Tk book coming out. It's more advanced than "Learning ..." and, we hope, learns from the criticism levelled at

Re: one liner

2001-01-07 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Nathan Torkington [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dean S Wilson writes: Has anyone tried Linux glade recently? Is it stable with perl yet? The TPJ that's stalled at the printers has a fantuckingfastic article on getting started with Glade and Perl/Gtk. I now hate you.

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Michael Stevens
On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 10:12:37PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: Ok, we are not (void) but we are pretty close so here is a one liner that hopefully will provote discussion the only thing that gives potential for the marketing of a language is the projects that are achieved using it and

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Michael Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greg are you trolling? If so let me play ;) the only thing that gives potential for the marketing of a language is the projects that are achieved using it and java has a hell of a lot more cool projects than perl What are

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Ok, we are not (void) but we are pretty close so here is a one liner that hopefully will provote discussion I left (void) and you'l not take me back alive! Outlook canne take the strain! the only thing that gives

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread alex
On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Dean S Wilson wrote: I left (void) and you'l not take me back alive! Outlook canne take the strain! i think london.pm is busier than (void) nowadays, a lot of the thought-provoking people left -- Snack pastries are dramatic when shapes are combined

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread alex
On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Dean S Wilson wrote: I agree but I also think that this is one of the problems, the only people who see the modules are other perl coders. indeed. there are few end-user perl apps. in my eyes Perl is not particularly good for programs written by one person, or in small

Re: one liner

2001-01-06 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 10:12:37PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: the only thing that gives potential for the marketing of a language is the projects that are achieved using it and java has a hell of a lot more cool projects than perl I've been playing with Akopia ne' MiniVend/Tallyman which