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  • perl6-meta is now open and it's former incarnation, bootstrap@perl.org, will be closed. - ask -- ask bjoern hansen - <http://www.netcetera.dk/~ask/ more than 70M impressions per day, ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Aug 27, 2000 at 4:55 am
    Aug 27, 2000 at 4:55 am
  • Hi, I've created perl6-meta@perl.org which will take over the discussions currently on bootstrap. The subscription list WILL NOT be transferred to the new list, but perl6-all is subscribed of course. ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Aug 23, 2000 at 6:07 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 6:07 pm
  • I agree. Ziggy, want to patch the sample RFC and the RFC format document? You can apply Schwern's patch at the same time. Nat
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 22, 2000 at 1:08 am
    Aug 23, 2000 at 8:33 am
  • This means four things: i) It is now exactly one week until I leave this country. Hooray! ii) It is now exactly two weeks since bootstrap should have been shut down, but this has still not happened. ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Aug 18, 2000 at 6:34 am
    Aug 22, 2000 at 1:26 am
  • all: This is going to take longer than anticipated. I haven't forgotten but its been queued on top of a pretty massive work deadline that has imposed itself on me. If someone wants to take over the ...
    Aug 18, 2000 at 2:14 am
    Aug 18, 2000 at 2:14 am
  • I have a few suggestions to make the RFC format better. It seemed a bit silly to write an RFC on how the RFC format can be better, so instead I describe them in brief here, and I attach a patch for ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Aug 16, 2000 at 11:34 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 11:13 pm
  • I got tired of adding a procmail rule for each new @perl.org mailing list, so I made a procmail rule that can automatically filter them. Here's what I came up with for a first pass at it: ...
    Jacob DaviesJacob Davies
    Aug 16, 2000 at 8:54 pm
    Aug 21, 2000 at 9:54 am
  • Last night we had a Melbourne.pm dinner and we were, of course, discussing Perl 6 and the language RFCs. Something that became apparent was that the RFCs are a tad confusing, and we came up with some ...
    Aug 16, 2000 at 7:12 am
    Aug 16, 2000 at 8:02 am
  • Command line options aren't really a language issue, however I'm not sure that there is a better list for them. Anyone on bootstrap got any good ideas? K. -- Kirrily Robert -- <skud@netizen.com.au -- ...
    Aug 16, 2000 at 3:08 am
    Aug 16, 2000 at 3:31 am
  • hi, The browser always wants to dload the file instead open it as text in browser window (as it was before a couple of days) when I try to open RFC at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ this is very annoing. ...
    Aug 15, 2000 at 10:52 am
    Aug 15, 2000 at 1:47 pm
  • I don't think this is a language issue. However, I don't believe there's a -doc working group yet, either. Is it time for a -doc group to form? K. -- Kirrily Robert -- <skud@netizen.com.au -- ...
    Aug 14, 2000 at 8:21 am
    Aug 14, 2000 at 7:20 pm
  • New lists are posted to perl6-announce. Often, these have a limited lifetime. Are list removals due to end-of-lifetime also announce on perl6-announce? This would be useful e.g. for cleaning up a ...
    Philip NewtonPhilip Newton
    Aug 12, 2000 at 6:57 pm
    Aug 12, 2000 at 9:11 pm
  • hi, i might not be able to get around computers much this weekend, so I need someone to volunteer to "moderate" the @perl.org lists. It's really really easy and only requires that you'll read your ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Aug 11, 2000 at 6:17 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 6:17 pm
  • From the Perl6-language list: I'd also like to see a combined version that just says "match a letter, regardless of case." Other than that, I think this is great. Here's my question of procedure: ...
    Dave StorrsDave Storrs
    Aug 11, 2000 at 4:05 pm
    Aug 15, 2000 at 10:44 pm
  • Ok I've got plenty of material to base this 'perl 5 complaints document' on, please stop... preferably now if possible... I'll digest what I've got, and produce something for public editing, probably ...
    Aug 8, 2000 at 5:13 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 5:13 pm
  • Hi all! I'm mike, from argentina, and I'd like to get involved in P6 devel. I know C, but I think I'd do a much better job documenting or testing/suggesting. Is there any place where I can find a ...
    Mike GMike G
    Aug 8, 2000 at 5:10 pm
    Aug 9, 2000 at 2:36 am
  • I'd like to suggest a CHANGES section for differences between versions of RFC's. This could go right after VERSION: =head1 VERSION ... Version: 2 ... =head1 CHANGES - added foo() function - removed ...
    Nathan WigerNathan Wiger
    Aug 8, 2000 at 4:30 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 4:30 pm
  • What are the current plans for a News <- Mail gateway? Ask? Gnat? I just realized that by seeding the news spool with the archives, makes it easily available for historical lookups. <chaim -- Chaim ...
    Chaim FrenkelChaim Frenkel
    Aug 8, 2000 at 4:01 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 7:34 pm
  • I do not know which list this subject should belong to, so I send it to the main one. CGI programming is a huge field for PERL application. Yet, I failed yet to locate a nice, friendly debugging ...
    Roman M . ParparovRoman M . Parparov
    Aug 8, 2000 at 9:05 am
    Aug 8, 2000 at 4:19 pm
  • What is the proper format for responding to an RFC, to be more specific, the RFC's that have been posted to the list? Would a reply suffice, or is there a more formal means to comment? I didn't see ...
    Greg RollinsGreg Rollins
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:15 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:46 pm
  • I'd like to throw in my $.02. (Not sure this should go to bootstrap@perl.org, but I don't know where else to send it!) Features I would really like to see are: 1. A Perl to C or Perl to machine code ...
    Aug 7, 2000 at 7:41 pm
    Aug 18, 2000 at 9:14 pm
  • I am a lurker. I am attempting to observe the overhaul of my personal favorite programming language. When I was a kid I liked to hang out in a mechanics shop while the wrenches overhauled the various ...
    Greg RollinsGreg Rollins
    Aug 7, 2000 at 6:59 pm
    Aug 7, 2000 at 7:40 pm
  • hi, It shall be good if we can vote for the proposed RFC's http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ f.e. +1 - I'm for it... (0 .. +1) -1 - I'm against this (-1..0) 0 - neutral voting twice forbidden.. ===== iVAN ...
    Aug 7, 2000 at 10:55 am
    Aug 9, 2000 at 6:36 am
  • So the plan is that only when an RFC is dead, the author will put in a STATUS section saying why? I'm happy with that. I'll update the RFC format on Saturday. My current thinking about the status ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 5, 2000 at 6:20 am
    Aug 5, 2000 at 2:45 pm
  • I would very much like to see the RFCs on dev.perl.org categorised by mailing list, and by some kind of "active/inactive" indicator, so that we can easily see which RFCs are under discussion where. ...
    Aug 5, 2000 at 6:13 am
    Aug 5, 2000 at 6:24 am
  • Hi, that's me. :-) Still chewing on it. Nat
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 4, 2000 at 10:44 pm
    Aug 4, 2000 at 10:44 pm
  • Hi all, Nathan Torkingon and I have prepared a project plan / roadmap for the Perl 6 project which gives some more detail than the task list that previously existed. This is intended to be the master ...
    Aug 4, 2000 at 6:24 am
    Aug 8, 2000 at 4:53 pm
  • Lightning flashed, thunder crashed and Nathan Torkington whispe red: I still think (as I stated in msg 805) that we need three levels. An RFC, a proposal, and an implementation plan. I think the ...
    Stephen P. PotterStephen P. Potter
    Aug 4, 2000 at 3:17 am
    Aug 8, 2000 at 8:30 am
  • Seeing all this activity and enthusiasm for Perl has touched me. -- John Tobey, late nite hacker <jtobey@john-edwin-tobey.org \\\ /// ]]] With enough bugs, all eyes are shallow. [[[ /// \\\
    John TobeyJohn Tobey
    Aug 4, 2000 at 12:09 am
    Aug 4, 2000 at 12:09 am
  • Is perl6-stdlib not working? I just sent a message to it and never received that message in my mailbox (and I *am* subscribed) Also, when I tried to get some messages via perl6-stdlib-get, it tells ...
    Jonathan Scott DuffJonathan Scott Duff
    Aug 3, 2000 at 5:06 pm
    Aug 6, 2000 at 1:56 am
  • As these aren't RFCs in the sense of being de facto standards to implement, but rather simply requested changes up for further examination, let's call them something else. For example CR Change ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Aug 3, 2000 at 12:43 pm
    Aug 3, 2000 at 2:18 pm
  • In <20000803040946.20029.qmail@tmtowtdi.perl.org , Perl6 RFC Librarian writes: [snip] :support around 10 s resolution for current timestamps. I suspect there was a non-space character between the ...
    Aug 3, 2000 at 12:16 pm
    Aug 3, 2000 at 7:23 pm
  • =head1 TITLE Creation of Copyright and Licensing Working Group =head1 VERSION Maintainer: S<Bradley M. Kuhn E<lt bkuhn@ebb.orgE<gt Date: 2 Aug 2000 Version: 1 Mailing List: bootstrap@perl.org Number: ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Aug 3, 2000 at 4:09 am
    Aug 3, 2000 at 4:09 am
  • i'm talking to Software Development Times (www.sdtimes.com) tomorrow about Perl 6, so if anyone who has resposibility for some peice of it has something they want me to say about it, please let me ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Aug 2, 2000 at 8:50 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 8:50 pm
  • Once again there was strong interest in this. Jarkko seems the obvious choice, as he knows his way around the existing configuration system and has had experience on a variety of platforms. Ask, ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 2, 2000 at 7:20 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 7:20 pm
  • LW If this article is going to inspire multiple threads, let's try to LW give them unique subject names. Thanks. and in general, we need better message subjects. already i have seen threads fall into ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:16 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:16 pm
  • well, we have our first set of top level groups sort of working but we are already making them into minor clones of the p5p list. we need to start forking sublist for some of these threads already. ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Aug 2, 2000 at 5:29 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 5:29 pm
  • The RFC for "Creation of Copyright and Licensing Working Group" is attached. I assume that discussion of this RFC, given that it is an RFC referring to creation of a new working group, belongs here, ...
    SETI@Home BoycottSETI@Home Boycott
    Aug 2, 2000 at 7:54 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 11:14 pm
  • I heard a lot of convincing arguments for this mailing list, so here it is. WORKING GROUP: perl6-modules CHAIR: Graham Barr DEADLINE: 13 October 2000 MISSION: To develop RFCs on the standard Perl 6 ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:31 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 1:15 pm
  • <skud@netizen.com.au , aka Skud, aka Kirrily Robert, will be the chair for the language working group. Her job is to make sure you all produce lots of RFCs. Many thanks, Kirrily, for taking on this, ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:21 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:21 am
  • Is is just me or are there lots of RFCable discussion without RFCs? The way I look at RFCs is that they, as a whole, form a well defined set of documents that we can give to Larry for perusal rather ...
    Jonathan Scott DuffJonathan Scott Duff
    Aug 2, 2000 at 4:18 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 4:36 am
  • mailing list & archive infrastructure July 25, 2000 document repository July 25, 2000 start rfc channel July 29, 2000 shame dates have come and gone unless they are done and otherwise unnoted. Is ...
    Elaine -HFB- AshtonElaine -HFB- Ashton
    Aug 2, 2000 at 3:59 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 7:59 pm
  • I've sent subscribe requests for both -language and -internals twice (each), and several hours ago sent a "lists" request to majordomo@perl.org. I've not gotten a response to any of them. Randy -- ...
    Randy J. RayRandy J. Ray
    Aug 2, 2000 at 12:40 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 1:23 pm
  • I may have missed it, but is someone collecting the RFCs and numbering them and so forth? If so, where can we easily peruse them? (Can we?) -Scott -- Jonathan Scott Duff duff@pobox.com
    Jonathan Scott DuffJonathan Scott Duff
    Aug 1, 2000 at 3:56 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 6:55 am
  • i have read over the requirements document and i am very impressed. thanks to those who worked to build it. i have one syntactic suggestion that i have had on my mind but have not seen it offered ...
    Brad ClawsieBrad Clawsie
    Aug 1, 2000 at 4:46 am
    Aug 1, 2000 at 4:46 am
  • Should all suggestions/ideas be submitted to the lists in the form of RFCs? Or is it OK to, at first, send them to the list in an informal manner, bandy the idea about a bit, and then resubmit it as ...
    Matthew ClineMatthew Cline
    Aug 1, 2000 at 4:29 am
    Aug 1, 2000 at 5:17 pm
  • When in doubt send mailto: majordomo@perl.org, no subject with the word "lists" in the body. This will return a complete list of all currently available lists served by ezmlm. e.
    Elaine -HFB- AshtonElaine -HFB- Ashton
    Aug 1, 2000 at 3:48 am
    Aug 1, 2000 at 8:42 am
  • I tried to subscribe to the qa list using perl6-qa-subscribe@perl.org but I was unsuccessful: <perl6-qa-subscribe@perl.org : Sorry, no mailbox here by that name. (#5.1.1) Anyone know the proper ...
    Matthew PersicoMatthew Persico
    Aug 1, 2000 at 2:42 am
    Aug 1, 2000 at 4:50 am
  • The bootstrap list's purpose was to get the ball rolling for the wishlist to RFC phase of perl6. That seems to have been done. I want to give public thanks to Dan Sugalski, Tim Bunce, and Kirrily ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 31, 2000 at 10:52 pm
    Aug 3, 2000 at 11:58 pm
  • Anything on language design or implementation is off-topic for the bootstrap list. Take it to the relevant working groups and mailing lists. People who forget this will be gently reminded by myself. ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 31, 2000 at 10:47 pm
    Aug 1, 2000 at 8:52 pm
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