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  • Right, but what I don't understand is that its two extra characters at the end of a command line... whats the big deal about typing '-q' on one line in scripts? Its easy enough to advertise '-q' and ...
    Edward PeschkoEdward Peschko
    Feb 15, 2001 at 9:49 pm
    Feb 15, 2001 at 10:54 pm
  • Well, sometimes I think things *are* stalled. I'm thinking of updating my book to perl 6, and maybe writing a new one, except that it is very difficult to start, let alone convince an editor to put ...
    Edward PeschkoEdward Peschko
    Feb 9, 2001 at 10:52 pm
    Feb 12, 2001 at 5:34 am
  • This will be the last posting on this list before I remove it. mail bootstrap-subscribe@perl.org to join the new incarnation. - ask -- ask bjoern hansen - <http://www.netcetera.dk/~ask/ more than 70M ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Jul 19, 2000 at 1:06 am
    Jul 19, 2000 at 1:06 am
  • Below are those minor changes (with gratuitous Linux dependencies), for anyone wishing to play around. I'm interested in Joel Spolsky's article, ...
    John TobeyJohn Tobey
    Jun 25, 2000 at 7:16 pm
    Jun 25, 2000 at 7:16 pm
  • Perl is my only language, its a monoculture like a family, dysfunctional at times, but show me a family isn't (at times). In fact the whole public domain seems a little goofy at times but I stick ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Jun 10, 2000 at 5:18 pm
    Jun 11, 2000 at 1:38 am
  • Bowing to popular demand. The release notes are below. For instructions on using SourceForge's CVS servers for Topaz, see: <URL:https://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=1020 Share & Enjoy! PS: We could ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Apr 29, 2000 at 7:04 am
    May 6, 2000 at 1:20 am
  • From: Chip Salzenberg I don't know if/how such details are or should be handled, but you might want to take a look at boost (www.boost.org) or ask on the boost mailing list (boost@egroups.com). The ...
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    May 2, 2000 at 8:20 am
    May 2, 2000 at 8:20 am
  • Being perl is my only lang besides shell, I guess I am destined to lurk here, But I do have a few new recruits who see my point that shell hobbling (linux|unix). What and where is cons, do you think ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Apr 30, 2000 at 3:50 pm
    Apr 30, 2000 at 5:18 pm
  • The standard C++ vector< container is almost perfect for use in Perl arrays and the data stack. But it has a major weakness... It's _so_ general that it doesn't use memcpy() [or moral equivalent] ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Apr 30, 2000 at 5:26 am
    Apr 30, 2000 at 7:34 am
  • Hello: First, please let me apologize for failing to research, properly, the p6p archives when I asked my question earlier about the C<struct null_type() . Second, can someone give me some direction ...
    A. C. YardleyA. C. Yardley
    Apr 19, 2000 at 11:35 pm
    Apr 19, 2000 at 11:35 pm
  • A bit later, Linus Torvalds made a case about PID sharing and gave some example code. He went on to say, about threading: Note that the reason the kernel is not POSIX-compliant is: o the POSIX ...
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Apr 10, 2000 at 9:06 pm
    Apr 14, 2000 at 11:24 pm
  • use D'Oh; That's what I get from writing a message in a hurry just before leaving for home. Thanks for pointing that out before some poor soul purchases 1003.2 and gets mightily confused... -- ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Apr 11, 2000 at 1:16 pm
    Apr 11, 2000 at 5:27 pm
  • I'm signed up on advogato.com, and I like it. I'm thinking that its diary feature would be a good place to keep y'all in touch with what's happening in development between snapshots.... -- Chip ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Apr 4, 2000 at 8:18 pm
    Apr 7, 2000 at 2:09 pm
  • JPL is not a suitable replacement for Jpython; Perhaps Bradley Kuhn will have something nice, someday. But in posting here I was inquiring to see if there was interest or vision among perl6 peoples ...
    Dickerson, Monty W.Dickerson, Monty W.
    Apr 6, 2000 at 3:07 pm
    Apr 6, 2000 at 3:07 pm
  • Chip, I blush every time I hear the Jpython people boast about how Python for the Java Virtual Machine is the way to script JavaBeans and EJB... and think "Perl will kick your butt you #@$!" :) but ...
    Dickerson, Monty W.Dickerson, Monty W.
    Apr 5, 2000 at 6:21 pm
    Apr 6, 2000 at 2:14 pm
  • Stephen Potter pointed me to this rather surprising IDG story: <URL:http://www.sunworld.com/sunworldonline/swol-03-2000/swol-03-perl.html In Singapore I gave an updated version of the Topaz talk from ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Apr 4, 2000 at 8:15 pm
    Apr 4, 2000 at 8:15 pm
  • The Perl Conference 4.0 will again feature a Developer's Workshop. That's the good part. The bad part is that we have limited space -- room for about 25 people -- and limited time -- just the one ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Apr 1, 2000 at 11:24 pm
    Apr 1, 2000 at 11:24 pm
  • Hello: I sincerely hope no-one takes offense to my questions, but I've looked at the below bit of code for quite a while now, and I just don't get it. Why? Why the below bit of wizardry? And just as ...
    A. C. YardleyA. C. Yardley
    Mar 17, 2000 at 3:29 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 3:29 pm
  • Isn't this something that can be addressed in Topaz? -- "May the best description of competition prevail." via, but not speaking for Deutsche Bank
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Mar 12, 2000 at 8:40 pm
    Mar 12, 2000 at 8:40 pm
  • Hi, I'm here. I figured it can't hurt to subscribe since the volume is so low. I'm sorry to say my first post is going to be a "hey, is this thing supposed to work?" report. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 7, 2000 at 6:31 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 10:15 pm
  • Hi Folks, I just want to make sure your bosses dont keep you late... http://www.thinman.com/puny See you there, ===== John van Vlaanderen ############################################# # CXN, Inc. ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Feb 22, 2000 at 4:54 pm
    Feb 22, 2000 at 4:54 pm
  • Important change plans- you'll really like this. There is going to be an important Open Source event held by the NY New Media Association @ Cooper Union and I have been given 10 $40 tickets for PUNY ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Feb 15, 2000 at 8:02 pm
    Feb 15, 2000 at 8:02 pm
  • Hello Fellow Mongers and LINUX integrators!! This is the official announcement of the PUNY SIG first meeting: Tue Feb 22, 6:00 pm @ IBM, 57th and Madison Ave Since my consulting corp, CXN, Inc., is a ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Feb 11, 2000 at 6:44 pm
    Feb 11, 2000 at 6:44 pm
  • OK, I think I get 'use byte' vs. 'use utf8' vs. neither. But, there are still locales. To illustrate the issues, let me get concrete here for a minute. (Please, no construction jokes.) Consider the ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Feb 4, 2000 at 4:35 am
    Feb 5, 2000 at 8:07 pm
  • Joe-Bob says, "Check it out!" <URL:http://download.sourceforge.net/topaz/topaz-0.10.tar.gz Topaz 0.10 includes LOTS of new stuff. Most importantly, it actually _runs_code_! You have to build the Op ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Feb 1, 2000 at 10:00 pm
    Feb 2, 2000 at 2:25 pm
  • Hi Could you tell me where I can find the actual code of such key functions in perl in the src distribution? Thanks, Jong -- ... Science is not a craftsmanship nor a simple clever discovery of ...
    Jong ParkJong Park
    Jan 14, 2000 at 8:06 am
    Jan 14, 2000 at 8:06 am
  • Allow me to be the first person to tell you: 1. Welcome to 2000! [*] 2. There's a new Topaz snapshot available: topaz-0.09.tar.gz. 3. Topaz has an official home: SourceForge. So please visit its: ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jan 1, 2000 at 5:56 am
    Jan 12, 2000 at 6:00 pm
  • Hi I just wonder why there is no Perl module for developing perl itself. We can develop Apache modules in perl, Tk in perl, X in perl, Xwindows managers in perl, etc, then why not Perl itself. It ...
    Jong ParkJong Park
    Jan 7, 2000 at 9:43 pm
    Jan 8, 2000 at 1:41 am
  • For those of you using Linux on Intel, I offer a copy of my egcs and libstc++ binaries: ftp://topaz.sourceforge.net/pub/topaz/egcs-20000101-i386-bin.tar.gz You'll need about 20M free disk space. ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jan 1, 2000 at 11:37 pm
    Jan 1, 2000 at 11:37 pm
  • http://gcc.gnu.org/news/inlining.html Neat. -- "Does `competition' have an abstract purpose?" via, but not speaking for Deutsche Bank
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Dec 13, 1999 at 4:35 pm
    Dec 19, 1999 at 3:56 pm
  • I'm sort of curious about the discussion (threads on solaris) - Chip has publicly stated (I believe) that threads will *not* be supported in topaz. Someone correct me if this statement is wrong, but ...
    Ed PeschkoEd Peschko
    Nov 11, 1999 at 8:53 pm
    Nov 16, 1999 at 1:22 pm
  • Hello all, One of the early emails was about ExOS, it looks to me like the next linux, and, honestly, the days when Linus was still undergrad were some of my best. ExOS basically gives "untrusted ...
    John van V.John van V.
    Nov 15, 1999 at 5:12 pm
    Nov 15, 1999 at 5:12 pm
  • Is there anyone on this mailing list who would be willing to volunteer to provide the world with a periodic summary of what major topics were discussed on this list? The idea is to follow in the ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Nov 11, 1999 at 12:15 am
    Nov 11, 1999 at 12:15 am
  • I just listened to the topaz talk ( http://www.perl.com/pub/1999/09/topaz.html), and found it and accurate in two respects: 1) that a good rewrite would lower the barriers to entry for coders (like ...
    Ed PeschkoEd Peschko
    Oct 15, 1999 at 5:12 pm
    Oct 21, 1999 at 2:37 pm
  • Speaking of which... I'd love to see the perl parser written in Perl. Obviously the default parser has to be precompiled. But don't you want to say package MyParser; @ISA=qw{PerlParser}; # Muck with ...
    WORENKLEIN, David, GCMWORENKLEIN, David, GCM
    Oct 18, 1999 at 6:21 pm
    Oct 18, 1999 at 6:41 pm
  • Chip just made a comment to Ilya on p5p that is vaguely troublesome to me: I understand why this is, but I think I have code that will break. Here's an example: sv_setref_iv(ST(2), Window_Package, ...
    Ken FoxKen Fox
    Oct 12, 1999 at 8:32 pm
    Oct 18, 1999 at 2:31 am
  • Hi I am a new member of this group and would like to access the code. Can you tell me place to download perl6. I checked up CPAN (even though I did not expect it to be there - just to make sure) ...
    Venkatesan RanganathanVenkatesan Ranganathan
    Oct 1, 1999 at 4:11 am
    Oct 1, 1999 at 7:07 am
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    I see that slashdot's current top story is Topaz. --tom
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 30, 1999 at 1:37 pm
    Sep 30, 1999 at 2:16 pm
  • This confirms my suspicions. (Wow. :-) ----- Forwarded message from gcc-digest-help@gcc.gnu.org ----- Subject: Template code is 6.4 times slower than hand-written code Sender: ...
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Sep 9, 1999 at 7:10 pm
    Sep 9, 1999 at 7:10 pm
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