Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Aaron Trevena
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:44:07 +0100, Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:35:33AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation of a

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: And I realise that my description yesterday was slightly inaccurate. I said it would parse Perl approximately. A better description would be that it parses approximate Perl. Thus making the phrase 'you can't make up any old shit and expect it to work'

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:07:28 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: And I realise that my description yesterday was slightly inaccurate. I said it would parse Perl approximately. A better description would be that it parses

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dave Cross ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:07:28 +0100 (BST), Jonathan Stowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: And I realise that my description yesterday was slightly inaccurate. I said it would parse Perl approximately. A better

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 11:07:28AM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Dave Cross wrote: And I realise that my description yesterday was slightly inaccurate. I said it would parse Perl approximately. A better description would

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-29 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 10:45:23AM +0100, Aaron Trevena wrote: proposes the creation of a Parse::Perl::Approx module :) ^^ What does it do? It, er... parses Perl. Strictly speaking it doesn't do anything, due to not currently existing. ooh! I though

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread David H. Adler
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:37:14PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David H. Adler wrote: What, no CiP rating??? Well, there wasn't any Perl code included. But it should be pretty straightforward to hack the algorithm together, or might as well hijack the Convert::Base32 module for the

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 11:33:16 -0500, "David H. Adler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:37:14PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David H. Adler wrote: What, no CiP rating??? Well, there wasn't any Perl code included. But it should be pretty straightforward to hack the

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 Dave Cross
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 :) You are an evil man. You know I'm

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Robin Houston
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:35:33AM -0500, 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 :) What does it do? .robin. -- Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas!

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:37:14PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote: David H. Adler wrote: What, no CiP rating??? Well, there wasn't any Perl code included. But it should be pretty straightforward to hack the algorithm together, or might as well

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread Dave Cross
At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:44:07 +0100, Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:35:33AM -0500, 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 :) What does it do? It, er...

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-28 Thread David Cantrell
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:52:23AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: At Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:44:07 +0100, Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:35:33AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: Would this be an appropriate time to point out that my TPC talk proposes the creation

Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread Philip Newton
Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) That reminds me of an idea I had this morning on the way to work -- encode text using "Buffy" with uppercase and lowercase letters: uppercase letters stand

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread Dave Cross
At Tue, 27 Mar 2001 13:39:34 +0200, Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) That reminds me of an idea I had this morning on the way to work -- encode

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread David H. Adler
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 01:07:44PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: agreed, this is just f*cking crazy, sorry for the swearing, but this is the craziest thing i've seen this year What, no CiP rating??? dha -- David H. Adler - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://www.panix.com/~dha/ Just Install Perl.

Re: Buffycode (was Re: That book)

2001-03-27 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: agreed, this is just f*cking crazy, sorry for the swearing, but this is the craziest thing i've seen this year I wouldnt get too carried away after all its only march :) /J\

Re: That book

2001-03-26 Thread David H. Adler
On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 05:04:03PM +, Lucy McWilliam wrote: MBM wrote: Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) Or

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
ng many of your suggestions, including use strict, -w, and CGI.pm. I think they're going to make the book much stronger." World domination is ours. Muahahaha! L. "Imagine a world where we ran out of punctuation."

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Mark Fowler
L. said: 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. Ideas to the usual address. *Please* Later. Mark. (damnit Jim, I'm a Technology Developer, not a Copywriter) -- print "\n",map{my$a="\n"if(length$_6);'

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Mark Fowler
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: 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? :) Okay, I

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Dave Cross
At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:37:51 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: L. said: 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. Ideas to the usual address. *Please* I thought that 'EasyScripts' (or,

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:37:51 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] 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. Might as well mention London.pm, tho' "London.pm's Script Arcives" is a bit out

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Lucy McWilliam
MBM wrote: Not if we can't come up with a good name for not matt's script archive it won't be. The other possibility, I guess, given that it's london.pm is to make it relate to buffy in some way :) Or beer. Or both ;-) Lucy.

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Ian Brayshaw
Dave Cross wrote: At Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:37:51 + (GMT), Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: L. said: 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. Ideas to the usual address. *Please* I thought

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Natalie Ford
How at http://london.pm.org/scripts/ 404...

Re: That book

2001-03-23 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, you wrote: I thought that 'EasyScripts' (or, even, 'EZScripts') and I can tell you that ezscripts.org is still available the .com is a parking page and the .net doesn;t resolve. -- Robin Szemeti The box said "requires windows 95 or better" So I installed Linux!

That book

2001-03-22 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: That book What was that book that Dave criticised on Amazon about 2 months ago? The one where the author emailed a reply which was passed around at the February social meeting? Regards, Darren Clarke Neophyte [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:38:48 -, "Clarke, Darren" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What was that book that Dave criticised on Amazon about 2 months ago? The one where the author emailed a reply which was passed around at the February social meeting? It was "Perl and CGI for the

RE: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: RE: That book At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:38:48 -, Clarke, Darren [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What was that book that Dave criticised on Amazon about 2 months ago? The one where the author emailed a reply which was passed around at the February social meeting? Dave Cross replied

RE: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:53:12 -, "Clarke, Darren" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:38:48 -, "Clarke, Darren" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What was that book that Dave criticised on Amazon about 2 months = ago? The one where the author e

RE: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Clarke, Darren
Title: RE: That book Dave wrote: Well, it's still on the Waterstones site atm, but I'd appreciate it if you could lose it. It's part of a kind of deal that we struck. She agreed to listen to my suggestions if I stopped slagging her off in public :) My current target is Open Source Linux

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Leon Brocard
Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: bet he got his mate to write it :) I noticed that. For a moment I thought it was a rigged review by the author / his friend / the publisher. But we know that respectable publishers don't do that kind of thing, right? Leon -- Leon

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, you wrote: Robin Szemeti sent the following bits through the ether: bet he got his mate to write it :) I noticed that. For a moment I thought it was a rigged review by the author / his friend / the publisher. But we know that respectable publishers don't do that

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 06:25:40PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: But we know that respectable publishers don't do that kind of thing, right? ^^ I don't understand. -- "They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright

Re: That book

2001-03-22 Thread Dave Cross
At 19:01 22/03/2001, you wrote: On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 06:25:40PM +, Leon Brocard wrote: But we know that respectable publishers don't do that kind of thing, right? ^^ I don't understand. I think you'll find in it the dictionary as the definition of

Re: Manning Tk book

2001-01-10 Thread DJ Adams
On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 07:47:27PM -, Dean S Wilson wrote: Was anyone on list involved in the beta reading of this one? http://www1.fatbrain.com/asp/bookinfo/bookinfo.asp?theisbn=1884777937 If so did it look promising? It was going in the right direction, but there hasn't seemed to

RE: Manning Tk book

2001-01-10 Thread dcross - David Cross
From: DJ Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 10 January 2001 14:33 On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 07:47:27PM -, Dean S Wilson wrote: Was anyone on list involved in the beta reading of this one? http://www1.fatbrain.com/asp/bookinfo/bookinfo.asp?theisbn=1884777937 If so did it look

Re: Book is out!

2001-01-07 Thread Greg McCarroll
. " Dave, is it true that as well as munging data, this book will teach me how to munge perldoc into printed books? " DUCK COVER Laugh? I thought I'd never start... sounds like its time to dust my DBI book off and warm up the old scanner ;-) -- Greg