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Other coffee drink

by been42 (Curate)
on Jul 15, 2004 at 13:47 UTC ( #374648=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to My preferred source of caffeine is...

Kahlua has caffeine, right? I switched to Kahlua during the heat of summer because I can drink it iced. Unfortunately, I think I'm developing a caffeine allergy with some weird symptoms. After 5 or 6 cups, I have trouble walking, but I'm a great dancer.

OK, disregard the above paragraph. Seriously, it's cafe con leche for me. Two years of working in a coffee shop tore my stomach up, so no more strong drinks for me. I need something that's gentle on my tummy.

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Re: Other coffee drink
by hardburn (Abbot) on Jul 15, 2004 at 21:03 UTC

    Kahlua has caffeine, right?

    Yes, but so does Mountain Dew + Vodka.

    send money to your kernel via the boot loader.. This and more wisdom available from Markov Hardburn.

      a few years ago, my roommates and I would add dew instead of water to the coffee pot. tasted okay, but like you said, who really drinks coffee 'because they LOVE the taste' -- not me (take away coke and we might have a problem) The Dew+Drip coffee just tasted a little burnt for obvious reasons.

Re: Other coffee drink
by karisma (Scribe) on Jul 16, 2004 at 10:29 UTC
    Doesn't the alcohol sort of cancel out the caffiene? I guess it has loads of sugar, but that just helps to make you drunk and possibly tired.
    Although I knew a guy who liked to drink whiskey when he programmed, I don't know if that helped him much though. He nick-named himself null-pointer-exception boy.

      Doesn't the alcohol sort of cancel out the caffiene?

      I was joking about the Kahlua part. In real life I can't stand Kahlua. I think coffee should taste like coffee and alcohol should taste like alcohol, and never the twain shall meet. When I drink alcohol, it's Pernod or nothing.

        I really like Kahlua, especially in the summer as an ice-cold White Russian. Or if I don't want something cold, hot milk with Kahlua is yummy too.
        Pernod? You should really try Abisinthe 72 Amer .. if the link is broken, you can search for it. I've ordered about a dozen bottles from that vendor, fast shipping and fair prices.


        lol, Pernod is liqueur, like Kahlua, not alcohol (yes, liqueur contains alcohol).

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[ambrus]: Corion: yes, you need to implement the io watcher, which should be simple because Prima::File is basically that, and the timer watcher form Prima::Timer
[Corion]: ... or so I think. As I said, I'm somewhat vague on how to make AnyEvent cooperate with a callback-driven IO event loop that gives me callbacks when data is available or can be written
[ambrus]: what push_write thing? I don't think you need that. that's implemented generically by AnyEvent::Handle
[Corion]: ambrus: Yeah, that's what I think as well. But you give me an idea, maybe I should start with implementing the timer, as that should be far simpler and with fewer edge-cases/nasty interaction than the file watcher
[ambrus]: You only provide the watcher part that tells when the handle is readable or writable, not the actual writing and reading.
[Corion]: ambrus: Hmmm. It makes sense that AnyEvent would implement the push_write itself, but I think I don't have a good idea of where the boundary between AnyEvent and the underlying event system lies... Implementing the timer should give me a better idea
[ambrus]: Corion: push_write is in the higher level abstraction of AnyEvent::Handle, not in the watcher
[Corion]: ambrus: Hmm - rereading Prima::File, that merrily coincides with what Prima does - it tells you "you can read", and you're supposed to read from the fh yourself. I thought it called you with the data already read, which would've been harder to integrate
[ambrus]: you just need an io watcher, created by &AnyEvent::Impl:: Whatever::io(...)
[Corion]: So after talking it through with you even while I'm still not entirely clear on where AE ends and my implementation begins, I think I understand that I only need to implement some smaller parts for each functionality I want to support.

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