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  • I have uploaded asynchronous::universal::ready and asynchronous::universal::set_callback to CPAN. They are both entirely trivial packages with a mess of documentation. The idea behind them is to ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Jul 14, 2005 at 5:16 pm
    Jul 14, 2005 at 6:57 pm
  • I just read RFC from http://dev.perl.org/perl6/rfc/ about thread model in perl. It's quite old stuff. I hope this still a continuous work. I don't know if you look at Erlang. It's a distributed ...
    NicoNico
    Dec 14, 2004 at 12:46 pm
    Dec 14, 2004 at 12:46 pm
  • Is it too late for this? I wanted to request that people comment on this as a potential RFC. So, without further regression: =head1 TITLE Logic Variables for Synchronization of Lightweight Threads ...
    Jim BoweryJim Bowery
    Nov 9, 2000 at 7:49 pm
    Nov 9, 2000 at 7:49 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Putting an Event Loop in the Core =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Uri Guttman <uri@sysarch.com Date: 29 Sept 2000 ...
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    Sep 29, 2000 at 5:02 am
    Sep 29, 2000 at 5:02 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Thread Programming Model =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 31 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 29, 2000 at 3:23 am
    Sep 29, 2000 at 3:23 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Implicit counter in for statements, possibly $#. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: John McNamara <jmcnamara@cpan.org ...
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    Sep 28, 2000 at 9:03 pm
    Sep 29, 2000 at 8:29 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Thread Programming Model =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 31 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 27, 2000 at 5:29 am
    Sep 27, 2000 at 4:28 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Lightweight Threads =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 30 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 27, 2000 at 5:28 am
    Sep 27, 2000 at 5:28 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Common Callback API for all AIO calls. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Uri Guttman <uri@sysarch.com Date: 25 Sep 2000 ...
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    Sep 26, 2000 at 5:55 am
    Sep 26, 2000 at 5:55 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Implicit counter in for statements, possibly $#. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: John McNamara <jmcnamara@cpan.org ...
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    Sep 25, 2000 at 8:39 pm
    Sep 25, 2000 at 8:39 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Implicit counter in for statements, possibly $#. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: John McNamara <jmcnamara@cpan.org ...
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    Sep 20, 2000 at 10:07 pm
    Sep 20, 2000 at 10:07 pm
  • As I understand it, there is currently no agreed upon common event loop architecture in Perl. This means that if two event-based modules are used together (say, Net::IRC and POE) the one who's main ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 19, 2000 at 7:40 am
    Sep 24, 2000 at 3:34 am
  • The following is intended as a draft of the final draft of RFC 120 "Implicit counter in for statements, possibly $#". It includes summarised alternatives based on discussions in this list. It is not ...
    John McNamaraJohn McNamara
    Sep 18, 2000 at 10:17 pm
    Sep 19, 2000 at 2:44 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Lightweight Threads =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 30 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 11, 2000 at 7:00 pm
    Sep 11, 2000 at 7:00 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Lightweight Threads =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 30 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 8, 2000 at 4:45 am
    Sep 8, 2000 at 7:29 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Thread Programming Model =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 31 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 6, 2000 at 6:31 pm
    Sep 6, 2000 at 6:31 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Lightweight Threads =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 30 Aug 2000 Last ...
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    Sep 4, 2000 at 9:45 pm
    Sep 5, 2000 at 12:25 am
  • I'm not completely sure what you are trying to do with this RFC. At first glance I had thought you were unaware of the existing option for multi-threading since 90% of what you're asking for is ...
    Michael MaraistMichael Maraist
    Sep 1, 2000 at 2:30 am
    Sep 2, 2000 at 3:57 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Thread Programming Model =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 31 Aug 2000 ...
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    Aug 31, 2000 at 11:55 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 11:55 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Lightweight Threads =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Steven McDougall <swmcd@world.std.com Date: 30 Aug 2000 Mailing ...
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    Aug 31, 2000 at 6:24 am
    Sep 8, 2000 at 3:21 pm
  • The scoping of declarations in control statements is very special. Consider what happens with cascading if/elsif's, for example. This is yet another impediment to making control-flow syntax ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Aug 30, 2000 at 9:59 pm
    Aug 30, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • RFC1v3 says 5. Threads are a runtime construct only. Lexical scoping and compile issues are independent of any thread boundaries. The initial interpretation is done by a single thread. use Threads ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 26, 2000 at 4:38 am
    Aug 28, 2000 at 12:17 am
  • Do separate threads - all see the same file-scoped lexicals - each get their own file-scoped lexicals #!/usr/local/bin/perl use Threads; my $a = 0; my $t1 = Thread- new(\&inc_a); my $t2 = Thread- ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 26, 2000 at 3:39 am
    Aug 27, 2000 at 3:59 am
  • Are Perl6 threads preemptive or cooperative? Last week, I asked whether Perl6 threads support SMP. There were a handful of responses, mostly to the effect that - we don't know - we don't care - we ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 25, 2000 at 6:51 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 4:20 pm
  • 1. Scalars Thread1 Thread2 $a = 1; $a = 2; $a is set to 1 and then 2, or 2 and then 1. It just depends which thread gets there first. 2. Arrays Thread1 Thread2 push @a, (1, 2, 3); push @a, (4, 5, 6); ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 18, 2000 at 4:12 pm
    Aug 20, 2000 at 5:14 am
  • I've spent the last 3 years programming WindowsNT threads in MSVC++, and I *really* like it. I want similar capabilities in Perl6. 1 The C++ thread model Here is the thread model that I have in C++. ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 18, 2000 at 4:11 pm
    Aug 19, 2000 at 12:06 am
  • Does Perl6 support Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP)? This is a *huge* issue. It affects everything else that we do with threads. 1 No If Perl6 doesn't support SMP, then the interpreter can be ...
    Steven W McDougallSteven W McDougall
    Aug 18, 2000 at 4:07 pm
    Aug 24, 2000 at 12:15 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Implicit counter in for statements, possibly $#. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: John McNamara <jmcnamara@cpan.org ...
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    Aug 17, 2000 at 8:46 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:34 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Implicit counter in C<for statements, possibly C<$# . =head1 VERSION Maintainer: John McNamara ...
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    Aug 16, 2000 at 8:25 pm
    Aug 18, 2000 at 2:34 am
  • I do not know what advantages the try statement would have in perl. However, in Java programming it makes exception handling more explicit. It basically allows the programmer to "try" a certain ...
    BbehrensBbehrens
    Aug 16, 2000 at 2:12 pm
    Aug 16, 2000 at 5:21 pm
  • How is this different from perl6-language-flow? -- Peter Scott Pacific Systems Design Technologies
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 15, 2000 at 11:01 pm
    Aug 15, 2000 at 11:01 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Exception handling syntax =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Peter Scott <peter@psdt.com Date: 8 Aug 2000 Last-Modified: ...
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    Aug 15, 2000 at 4:07 pm
    Aug 16, 2000 at 4:57 pm
  • What if we implemented something like the following? exception 'MyException'; This is like use Exception 'MyException'; but since the Exception base class needs to be available to the Perl guts, it ...
    Tony OlekshyTony Olekshy
    Aug 15, 2000 at 6:37 am
    Aug 17, 2000 at 3:15 am
  • I'm missing the problem. The throw for whatever reason from c2 should end up in c1. No? try { # t1 try { # t2 # something thrown } catch { # c2 # something unexpected thown } } catch { # c1 # should ...
    Chaim FrenkelChaim Frenkel
    Aug 15, 2000 at 2:02 am
    Aug 15, 2000 at 10:35 am
  • Well yes, but they represent three authors with (as best I can tell) pretty similar views of what needs done. With advance apologies for the over-simplification, these RFCs very briefly summarize to: ...
    Steve SimmonsSteve Simmons
    Aug 14, 2000 at 2:01 pm
    Aug 15, 2000 at 2:55 pm
  • I'll take a stab at the whys and wherefors here, in an attempt to help elucidate the terminology and functionality we have been persuing... A throw is a kind of non-local goto implemented not with an ...
    Tony OlekshyTony Olekshy
    Aug 14, 2000 at 10:07 am
    Aug 14, 2000 at 10:07 am
  • I've redirected to perl6-language-flow. They're supposed to enjoy being bothered with it :-) Yes, the implicit registry bothers me too - not for the core: I figure the perl developers can manage a ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 12, 2000 at 5:24 pm
    Aug 14, 2000 at 2:43 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Exception handling syntax =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Peter Scott <peter@psdt.com Date: 8 Aug 2000 Last-Modified: ...
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    Aug 12, 2000 at 8:58 am
    Aug 16, 2000 at 9:49 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE A Base Class for Exception Objects =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Tony Olekshy <olekshy@avrasoft.com Date: 12 Aug ...
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    Aug 12, 2000 at 8:44 am
    Aug 13, 2000 at 11:26 pm
  • Redirected to perl6-language-flow. If we did use 'try', would we retire the block form of 'eval'? It could be confusing to have a keyword with almost identical but subtly different semantics to a ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 11, 2000 at 4:08 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 8:12 pm
  • Redirected there. -- Peter Scott Pacific Systems Design Technologies
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 11, 2000 at 3:54 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 3:54 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Structured Exception Handling Mechanism (Try) =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Tony Olekshy <olekshy@avrasoft.com Date: ...
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    Aug 10, 2000 at 11:35 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 8:13 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Timers and Timeouts =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Uri Guttman <uri@sysarch.com Date: 10 Aug 2000 Version: 1 Mailing ...
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    Aug 10, 2000 at 11:29 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 1:33 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE IPC Mailboxes for Threads and Signals =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Uri Guttman <uri@sysarch.com Date: 09 Aug 2000 ...
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    Aug 10, 2000 at 10:34 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 9:02 pm
  • how does this work with RFC 63 (Exception handling syntax proposal - it wants the Error.pm syntax) written by peter scott? you should look at that and work with peter on this. and we are already ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Aug 8, 2000 at 8:34 pm
    Aug 9, 2000 at 6:16 pm
  • I'm just clarifying beacause it came up in language-flow. Language issues are issues which affect the verbs (print, die, etc) and nouns (%SIG, $/) globaly available in Perl. Language Flow issuses ...
    Brust, CorwinBrust, Corwin
    Aug 8, 2000 at 6:20 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 6:33 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Exception handling syntax proposal. =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Peter Scott <peter@psdt.com Date: 8 Aug 2000 ...
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    Aug 8, 2000 at 2:37 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 5:31 pm
  • Please explain how any of this will make signals safer? Safer signals is a core issue. Not a language issue. Whatever mechanism you select it will not make signals safer. This is appropriate here in ...
    Chaim FrenkelChaim Frenkel
    Aug 8, 2000 at 3:01 am
    Aug 8, 2000 at 10:34 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Safe Signals =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Uri Guttman <uri@sysarch.com Date: 07 Aug 2000 Version: 1 Mailing List: ...
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    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:53 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:53 pm
  • <don't cc to language i have not seen any posted (on dev.perl.org) rfc's on exception handling or errors. i would like someone to take one or both on and post it to flow. there was some discussion in ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:37 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 3:01 pm
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