after the big fire

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Nov 18 15:05:21 GMT 2005

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On 18 Nov 2005, at 12:24, Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Hi,
>    Now that we know the list works again, I'm wondering
> how life and work is going for Julian after the big fire.
> You have been pretty quiet, so either the list ate your postings
> or you have been really busy due to the fire.

It has been very busy, to put it mildly. Lots of 15-hour work days. I  
haven't had the time to devote much effort to MailScanner in the last  
3 weeks since the fire (or however long it's been).

We are currently aiming to spend about £ 5,000,000 on PC bits and  
pieces and replacement workstations, virtually all of which are very  
slightly different from each other, we're not talking 1 big order for  
300 identical machines or anything like that, they mostly have to be  
done one at a time. That's an awful lot of quotes to get. And we  
have  a few hundred fire-damaged hard disks to do data recovery from,  
that's no quick job either. Plus of course there is the usual term- 
time load as well.

So you can guess what it's like round here!

> And did the list eat my posting about Time::HiRes?

I haven't had time to read every posting, so you may want to remind  
me of the question.

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