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  • Afaict, even with use strict at its most strict, perl 6 can't (in practice) complain, at compile time, if $foo.Foun refers to an undeclared Foun. Right? Should there be a strict mode that warns if a ...
    MeMe
    Jun 5, 2001 at 12:00 am
    Jun 11, 2001 at 2:51 pm
  • (The intent is that) Perl 6 will be a better general purpose programming language for building application specific sub-languages. I'm interested in how far Perl 6 could go in providing support for a ...
    MeMe
    Jun 10, 2001 at 4:05 am
    Jun 29, 2001 at 5:53 pm
  • OK, I've been teasing people about this for weeks, and it's time to stop. This is the current state of the Perl 6 emulator; it applies most things that Damian talked about in his keynote yesterday, ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jun 14, 2001 at 10:14 pm
    Jun 30, 2001 at 11:00 pm
  • "You are to chop down the largest tree in the forest wiiiiith... A HERRING!" I've been following this whole per-object inheritance thing, .ISA, etc... and one thing keeps coming to mind. Why does ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jun 29, 2001 at 2:32 am
    Jul 11, 2001 at 5:12 pm
  • I've been working on, uh, let's call it a "Perl 6 emulator" recently, and I've come unstuck about a few things. I'm sure I'll think of some more questions, but here we go for now: Should properties ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jun 6, 2001 at 3:30 pm
    Jun 12, 2001 at 7:13 pm
  • Currently, this expression: VALUE1 < VALUE2 is functionally equivalent to this: $v2 = VALUE2; $v1 = VALUE1; return ($v2-$v1 == abs($v2-$v1)); After reading the Apocalypse & Exegesis articles, and ...
    Chris HostetterChris Hostetter
    Jun 8, 2001 at 8:37 am
    Jun 15, 2001 at 3:06 am
  • Python? Didn't know you were so into tuples... I thought your head would be turned by Ruby ;-) BTW - There's a Ruby "Inline::Perl" module in alpha testing now...this will be a nice complement to the ...
    Vijay SinghVijay Singh
    Jun 3, 2001 at 2:01 am
    Jun 5, 2001 at 10:56 am
  • For what it's worth, I like it. Does anyone else see a problem with "$negated=~$scalar;" ? :) -- If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they put them all there?
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jun 21, 2001 at 10:50 pm
    Jun 23, 2001 at 1:36 am
  • Coming to Perl 5 from a C++ background, I was greatly disappointed, while writing a persistent object base class and consulting my new, flat-lying Blue Camel (Second edition, this was 1996), that the ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jun 12, 2001 at 2:22 am
    Jun 21, 2001 at 9:26 pm
  • I'm sure this has been brought up before, but I'm a latecomer who didn't see anything on the Perl6 design until the first Apocalypse. I apologize for the redundancy. I have done a quick scan of the ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Jun 8, 2001 at 6:07 pm
    Jun 8, 2001 at 9:18 pm
  • having wantarray return the number of items needed, or -1 for all of them, would work very nicely for user-written partial returners. Did anyone RFC that? -- David Nicol 816.235.1187 ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jun 2, 2001 at 3:10 am
    Jun 2, 2001 at 11:00 pm
  • I've done a web page with information and links to Perl 5 modules that may be of interest to this list. Some of them are proof-of-concepts of Perl 6 features that the respective authors have ...
    Marcel GrunauerMarcel Grunauer
    Jun 29, 2001 at 2:22 pm
    Jun 30, 2001 at 7:47 am
  • Oh yeah. Look at Class::Classless. -- Michael G. Schwern <schwern@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/ Perl6 Quality Assurance <perl-qa@perl.org Kwalitee Is Job One Maybe they hooked you up with ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jun 28, 2001 at 8:50 am
    Jun 28, 2001 at 8:50 am
  • Folks, I'd like to take this opportunity to point out that it is expected that we will all conduct ourselves in a generally professional and courteous manner on these lists. If for some reason you ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jun 12, 2001 at 2:08 pm
    Jun 12, 2001 at 2:08 pm
  • ~/perl/perl-5.7.1$ ./perl -le '%a=(1..10); print it; exists $a{1} and print it' 2 -- David Nicol 816.235.1187 The toad doesn't know it has ten toes.
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jun 8, 2001 at 9:32 pm
    Jun 8, 2001 at 9:32 pm
  • mark blocks that have closures in them, in those, you can't throw any locals out. Otherwise, you can throw them out if youre not going to use them -- David Nicol 816.235.1187 dnicol@cstp.umkc.edu ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jun 4, 2001 at 7:42 pm
    Jun 4, 2001 at 7:42 pm
  • Anyone seen this? It has a little of the flavour of what we're going to do. http://xlang.sourceforge.net/ Nat
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jun 4, 2001 at 12:57 am
    Jun 4, 2001 at 12:57 am
  • Just a thought. No need for replies. Suggestion: rename local your. my is mine, nothing to do with anyone else's code. our is ours, used in my code and declared in a package known to my code. your is ...
    MeMe
    Jun 2, 2001 at 6:12 pm
    Jun 2, 2001 at 6:12 pm
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