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  • Is there any really good reason why sleep() doesn't work for microseconds? I mean, if I can do this: sub sleep { my($time) = shift; if( /^[+-]?\d+$/ ) { sleep($time); } else { select(undef, undef, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 30, 2001 at 9:13 am
    Feb 2, 2001 at 4:06 pm
  • Tony Bowden pointed out a JWZ rant simply entitled 'java sucks'. He makes a number of specific, solid technical points about Java which I think have relevance to Perl. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 27, 2001 at 11:17 pm
    Jan 30, 2001 at 4:49 pm
  • Discussion of RFC 271 and 194 on pre and post handlers for subroutines reminded me of Larry's desire for Perl 6 to support the coexistance of different versions of modules. Besides ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Jan 26, 2001 at 8:08 pm
    Feb 15, 2001 at 9:32 pm
  • Hi, I read RFC195 suggesting to drop 'chop' and go with 'chomp'. What does 'chop' have anything to do with 'chomp'? I'm totally oppose to that. Consider: my $s; map { /\S/ && $s .= "$_ " } ...
    RootRoot
    Jan 27, 2001 at 8:39 am
    Jan 29, 2001 at 8:57 pm
  • Hi. I was reading RFC 271 and thinking about this pre/post handler thing. Why instead of having 2 subs, one for pre and other for post condition, and having to deal with things as strange as $_[-1], ...
    BrandenBranden
    Jan 24, 2001 at 6:44 pm
    Jan 25, 2001 at 8:30 pm
  • ------- start of forwarded message ------- # CFP in English, followed by French (see below) # Third North American YAPC: First Call for Participation Yet Another Society calls for your participation ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jan 11, 2001 at 9:58 pm
    Jan 13, 2001 at 8:08 am
  • Are you guys nuts or just bored? Ok, let's be pedantic. The one thing that I learned in high school speech class was that, if you say it, and people understand you, it's correct. It may not be ...
    David GroveDavid Grove
    Jan 5, 2001 at 7:14 pm
    Jan 8, 2001 at 7:39 pm
  • where are all RFCs posted for perl6? is this the main discussion board for perl6 development, or has the development broken down into separate group-lists? if it's broken down, where would i find a ...
    Mark KoopmanMark Koopman
    Jan 29, 2001 at 7:28 pm
    Jan 29, 2001 at 8:30 pm
  • I didn't post up jwz's grumblings to kick off Yet Another Java vs Perl Argument. Nor did I post it to point out that he's a curmudgeonly young fart (which he is, but that's not a Bad Thing). Its ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 29, 2001 at 8:19 pm
    Jan 29, 2001 at 8:19 pm
  • From: Branden if you have a procedure: sub next_temp ($$) { $_[0]- change_using($_[1]) } And you wanted to allow it to handle other temperature scales... I wouldn't change the object attribute's ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Jan 25, 2001 at 7:31 pm
    Jan 25, 2001 at 7:31 pm
  • Did we do this one already? I have an embarrassingly large amount of code that has to do C<eval { $foo- isa('Foo') } , or C<eval { $foo- can('Bar') } because there is a chance that C<$foo is an ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jan 4, 2001 at 3:50 pm
    Jan 4, 2001 at 3:50 pm
  • I´ve upgraded from Linux Red Hat 6.2 to Linux Red Hat 7, and also upgraded from perl 5.00503 to perl 5.6.0. and now my perlcc doesn´t work anymore. It says it can´t find the "boot_Dynaloader" and the ...
    BubigaryBubigary
    Jan 3, 2001 at 5:43 pm
    Jan 3, 2001 at 5:43 pm
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