Snap quiz: desk stuff

Billy Abbott billy at
Wed Nov 22 11:55:11 GMT 2006

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Merijn Broeren wrote:

> Quoting Billy Abbott (billy at
>> On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 18:53 +0000, Billy Abbott wrote:
>>>> Bottle of Neame Christmas ale
>>> yeah, fuck the poncy tea and the fuck the faux urbanite coffee - this is
>>> most definitely the way to go.  I have two bottles of the 2006 vintage
>>> at home which I will soon be tucking in to I'm sure :-)
>>> Damn fine ale.
>> This is a bottle of 2001 as presented to me by a non-ale drinking
>> coworker. I'm slightly scared of it but I assume it will disappear on the
>> closest working day to Christmas eve, like normal...
> Mmmmm,
> My new group is now responsible for more then just Perl, folding Pythin,
> Ruby, R and maybe Lua and Erlang in. We have to come up with a new name for
> the team. Scripting is right out, Dynamic just sounds naff, so it is a
> toss up between Advanced Languages Engineering and Adaptive Languages
> Engineering.

we have a Portable Unified Builder which works with our Packaging and 
INstallation Tool. For some reason bar is more often used in usage 
examples than foo.

We're also trying to work out a name for my team - we've got as far as 
Content Handling And Validation, but we're not happy with it, mainly 
because it's not really what we do.


Consciousness: That annoying time between naps
  Billy Abbott                     billy at cowfish dot org dot uk

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