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  • Something that has long bothered me in C and Perl is the return from index. -1 is such a non-answer to me. In Perl 6, I was wondering if it would make sense for functions that return a count or index ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Sep 18, 2002 at 5:47 am
    Sep 20, 2002 at 8:31 pm
  • Once nice thing about Java is the class naming convention that lets individual companies (or even individuals, I guess) do custom development that they can safely integrate with the "standard" Java ...
    John SiracusaJohn Siracusa
    Jun 16, 2002 at 2:38 am
    Jun 24, 2002 at 9:52 am
  • Hello All, This may be silly question !!!! anyway ... We are using "perl5.00404" and planning to upgrade it to "perl5.6.1". We host the web applications(cgi/perl etc) on our servers. Could you all ...
    Narsimha MogilojiNarsimha Mogiloji
    May 22, 2002 at 3:01 pm
    May 22, 2002 at 3:01 pm
  • Presumably with the caveat that no usage list can be generated for any missing modules.
    Steve SimmonsSteve Simmons
    Aug 31, 2001 at 3:38 pm
    Sep 1, 2001 at 8:18 pm
  • Any word from on high whether subroutine signatures will apply to methods in Perl6? There's RFC128 and RFC97... but they both mostly dodge the issue of methods. The absense of method signatures for ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Aug 14, 2001 at 6:00 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:31 am
  • You have forgotten: Ingperl Sybperl Sqlperl and a host of other perl4-compatibilitymode modules (including Oraperl, and I think Msql, Mysql, Pg, Pg95, Sybase). I hope that we forperl6 can standardise ...
    Henrik TougaardHenrik Tougaard
    Aug 12, 2001 at 10:24 am
    Aug 13, 2001 at 1:21 am
  • From the modperl list:
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Aug 11, 2001 at 6:02 pm
    Aug 11, 2001 at 11:26 pm
  • Already exists: dbi-dev@perl.org (Just tried to get it in before Tim Bunce did :-) -- Henrik Tougaard, Copenhagen, Denmark "The first rule of Perl Club is, we don't talk about Perl Club" - Dave Cross ...
    Henrik TougaardHenrik Tougaard
    Aug 10, 2001 at 5:47 am
    Aug 11, 2001 at 7:13 pm
  • At YAPC, I told Nat I wanted to get involved with modules-related work for Perl 6. To that end, I've put together a bit of a list of what I think needs to be done in that area. The list appears ...
    Kirrily RobertKirrily Robert
    Aug 9, 2001 at 7:39 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 5:43 am
  • I've been contemplating this off and on for a while now, but the lack of a Grand Unified Theory of Module Versioning has always led me to shelve whatever thoughts I may have had to the back of my ...
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Jul 29, 2001 at 4:48 pm
    Jul 31, 2001 at 9:37 pm
  • Hi Ask, perl6-meta, and perl6-stdlib, Today at YAPC in the Perl 6 session there was some discussion of modules and what work needs doing in that area for Perl 6. Basically it breaks down the ...
    Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Jun 15, 2001 at 9:52 pm
    Jun 18, 2001 at 4:40 pm
  • These references should have made it into the RFC: cons http://www.dsmit.com/cons/ pmake http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-authors/id/N/NI/NI-S/Make-1.00.tar.gz ...
    Fisher MarkFisher Mark
    Oct 2, 2000 at 8:02 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 8:02 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Perl modules should be built with a Perl make program =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Mark Leighton Fisher ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:45 pm
    Sep 30, 2000 at 12:12 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Add C<header and C<unheader funtions to core distribution =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Nathan Wiger <nate@wiger.org ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:22 pm
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:22 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Generate module dependencies easily =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: 24 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 27, 2000 at 7:37 am
    Sep 27, 2000 at 7:37 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Add a "emit pod" runtime option to Perl =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: 24 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 27, 2000 at 7:36 am
    Sep 27, 2000 at 7:36 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Detecting Perl Core Modules Should Be Easy =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Leon Brocard <acme@astray.com Date: 25 Sep ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 25, 2000 at 7:34 pm
    Sep 25, 2000 at 7:34 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Generate module dependencies easily =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: 24 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 25, 2000 at 6:02 am
    Sep 26, 2000 at 4:26 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Add a "emit pod" runtime option to Perl =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: 24 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 25, 2000 at 6:00 am
    Sep 25, 2000 at 6:00 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE More modules =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com Date: 19 Sep 2000 Mailing List: ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 19, 2000 at 7:41 pm
    Sep 22, 2000 at 8:43 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Add memoize into the standard library =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: 14 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 19, 2000 at 6:57 am
    Sep 19, 2000 at 1:25 pm
  • The discussion about RFC 227 in -internals brought up a few good ideas about a taint pragma. In brief: - taint(), tainted() and other such functions would be useful when sending scalars around or ...
    Adam TuroffAdam Turoff
    Sep 15, 2000 at 9:59 pm
    Sep 15, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Replace Exporter by a better scaling mechanism =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Ilya Zakharevich ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 15, 2000 at 7:25 pm
    Sep 20, 2000 at 1:59 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Add memoize into the standard library =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Adam Turoff <ziggy@panix.com Date: Sep 14 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 15, 2000 at 2:09 am
    Sep 18, 2000 at 1:22 pm
  • I think this is a specific problem calling for a more general solution. I can think of two possible ones: 1. A standard library function to safely but forgivingly read in a "paragraph". I have cc'd ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Sep 13, 2000 at 1:37 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 4:55 pm
  • In an effort to avoid organising YAPC::Europe, I went through the 126 modules with documentation in Perl 5.6.0's lib/ directory and documented what kind of interface they provided. Not all of them ...
    Leon BrocardLeon Brocard
    Sep 10, 2000 at 12:41 pm
    Sep 11, 2000 at 12:45 pm
  • Which things would be included in it? Things I'm currently seeing are: localtime chop format and probably a bunch of others. If most of them are implemented in the standard library (eg Time::Object, ...
    SkudSkud
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:49 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:49 am
  • Are there any existing libraries that add Subj? I guess there should be some legal licensing issue, but anyways? -- Roman M. Parparov - NASA EOSDIS project node at TAU technical manager. Email: ...
    Roman M . ParparovRoman M . Parparov
    Aug 15, 2000 at 7:05 am
    Aug 15, 2000 at 7:05 am
  • I was looking for some solution to improve debugging of CGI scripts. A couple of people pointed my attention to ptkdb. So, a couple of remarks: * The debugger is very good and should be made a ...
    Roman M . ParparovRoman M . Parparov
    Aug 9, 2000 at 7:47 am
    Aug 9, 2000 at 8:11 am
  • What's the conventional wisdom on creating a module that supports both an OO and non-OO interface? Are there any CORE or CPAN modules to serve as a textbook, or is the anwser "Don't do that"? I've ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Aug 8, 2000 at 7:23 pm
    Aug 18, 2000 at 2:13 am
  • Agreed. It was getting a bit out of hand (although in principal Julian date could be the internal format :-) ). What is the reason why any of this has to be in the core? Could all the date/time stuff ...
    Tim JennessTim Jenness
    Aug 7, 2000 at 6:15 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 7:16 pm
  • I hope Graham is compiling these conventional wisdoms into one source... I guess the next question for Perl6, is where does conventional wisdom leave off and rapid ankle biting conformancy and ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Aug 7, 2000 at 3:03 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:30 pm
  • Is it worth an RFC proposing that the POSIX module is split into managable chunks or is this a non-issue given that it can be done for perl5 now if someone had the free time? -- Tim Jenness JCMT ...
    Tim JennessTim Jenness
    Aug 3, 2000 at 7:39 pm
    Aug 4, 2000 at 8:29 am
  • What constitutes consistent API's and standard naming conventions? The List is alive, archives lag by a day or so... traffic is nil. Garrett
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Aug 3, 2000 at 6:59 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 3:18 pm
  • I haven't seen any messages from this list and am wondering if I have some sort of configuration problem or if, indeed, there has been no traffic. (There doesn't seem to be an archive on ...
    Jonathan Scott DuffJonathan Scott Duff
    Aug 3, 2000 at 4:42 pm
    Aug 4, 2000 at 12:09 am
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