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  • Rather than stumbling around in the dark here, is anyone actually experienced with object inheritance? Any Self programmers out there? Someone that's actually used this technique often and ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Jul 1, 2001 at 8:35 pm
    Jul 9, 2001 at 11:01 pm
  • hi, Two things i think is good to have it : 1. ALIAS keyword. - first reason is 'cause many people don't know that this is possible.. at least any newscommer and it will help not to forgot that it ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 13, 2001 at 10:44 am
    Jul 20, 2001 at 8:15 pm
  • hi, we have <= and 'cmp' operators but we don't have the conditional constroct to use better their result : May be forthcomming switch will solve this in some way, but isn't it better to have ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 28, 2001 at 3:35 pm
    Aug 1, 2001 at 7:36 pm
  • mjd tricked me into reading his "Strong Typing Doesn't Have To Suck" talk, and now I'm looking at the typing proposals for Perl 6 and thinking... boy, its going to be almost as bad as C. That sucks. ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Jul 8, 2001 at 8:17 pm
    Jul 17, 2001 at 4:00 pm
  • Well if you look at the proposed... $_ = "monkey "; $foo = "coward"; with ($foo){ print; print "$_"; } Would print "coward monkey", which will give you unexpected results if you are used to having ...
    Sterin, IlyaSterin, Ilya
    Jul 19, 2001 at 6:56 pm
    Jul 25, 2001 at 1:24 pm
  • First topic: I discovered today that I had forgotten to put 'use strict' at the top of one of my modules...it was in the script that _used_ the module, but not in the module itself. Putting it in ...
    Dave StorrsDave Storrs
    Jul 21, 2001 at 9:47 pm
    Jul 25, 2001 at 3:11 pm
  • http://www.ora.com/news/vhll_1299.html
    IvanIvan
    Jul 9, 2001 at 1:12 pm
    Jul 11, 2001 at 5:58 am
  • From: Stuart Rocks Okay... I've been mostly ignoring this thread. But can someone reiterate the difference between the above and for($foo){ print "I am not a $foo\n"; # or: print "I am not a "; ...
    Garrett GoebelGarrett Goebel
    Jul 19, 2001 at 6:34 pm
    Jul 20, 2001 at 8:33 pm
  • My only concern is with hashes, since they come in no particular order unless sorted, there probably would not be any use to iterate over the values of more than one hash? At least I can't think of ...
    Sterin, IlyaSterin, Ilya
    Jul 20, 2001 at 5:17 pm
    Jul 22, 2001 at 11:28 pm
  • Simplifying somewhat (ok, a heck of a lot), an rvalued: $foo is bar or $foo : bar is syntactic sugar for: bar($foo) with some extra magic for handling a properties hash associated with $foo's value, ...
    MeMe
    Jul 2, 2001 at 10:07 pm
    Jul 8, 2001 at 3:03 pm
  • Gilliver, and everyone who claims to be confused by a statement with one sensical meaning and possible nonsensical alternate parsings, is ignoring a basic fact about human language contexts: "sense" ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jul 10, 2001 at 12:58 am
    Jul 13, 2001 at 9:19 pm
  • From newsforge: nile writes, "Today, dLoo released the complete architecture of an extensible peer-to-peer programming language. Unlike traditional languages, this language is defined on the ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 11, 2001 at 4:17 pm
    Jul 11, 2001 at 6:39 pm
  • Yes, this is semi-related to the 'my $a if 0;' behavior. Out of morbid curiosity (since I'm working on documentation), given the program that the following program generates: #!/your/path/to/perl -w ...
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Jul 30, 2001 at 7:54 am
    Jul 30, 2001 at 4:44 pm
  • alias(%foo, %bar) is better IMO since it conforms to other functions in perl. my %foo is alias = %bar; #seems a little out of scope of the language, unless more functionality is implemented in that ...
    Sterin, IlyaSterin, Ilya
    Jul 23, 2001 at 9:03 pm
    Jul 25, 2001 at 1:07 pm
  • Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote: ... do s%([A-Z]+)([BE])%<${\(($2 eq 'E')?'/':'')}$1 %g on that and you've almost got XML! -- David Nicol 816.235.1187 "Perl was born in downtown Hell!" -- Matt Youell
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jul 10, 2001 at 4:35 am
    Jul 10, 2001 at 9:49 pm
  • Yes, exactly. I would like to have a transpose operator, which will work on a list of hash refs, so this: $solids = [1..7]; $stripes = [9..15]; foreach (transpose($solids,$stripes)); print "the $_- ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jul 26, 2001 at 3:27 am
    Jul 26, 2001 at 7:14 am
  • hi, As I was programming i got again to one thing i alwas needed to have... especialy when write something fast or debug some result... words comes about for/foreach and accessing the current-index ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 18, 2001 at 8:15 pm
    Jul 18, 2001 at 10:13 pm
  • -----Original Message----- From: raptor To: perl6-language@perl.org; damian@conway.org Sent: 7/13/01 10:19 AM Subject: Re: nice2haveit possible.. at :"). Wouldn't that do the same as my $myhash = ...
    Sterin, IlyaSterin, Ilya
    Jul 13, 2001 at 7:01 pm
    Jul 13, 2001 at 8:35 pm
  • It is truly an excellent paper (and thesis). Not only is it a great explanation of capabilities, but it explains capabilities the "right" way. AFAIK, there have been two threads of capability ...
    David L. NicolDavid L. Nicol
    Jul 12, 2001 at 11:06 pm
    Jul 13, 2001 at 2:50 pm
  • A few questions regarding typing. (first some assumptions/axioms) Axiom #1: perl6 will enable programs to be more explicit about the typing of variables -- even allowing them to specify dynamic-ish ...
    Chris HostetterChris Hostetter
    Jul 4, 2001 at 8:36 am
    Jul 8, 2001 at 3:25 pm
  • # This makes no sense. ?: tests a boolean value, which is either true or false. # There is no ternary state for a boolean value. True/False, Yes/No, On/Off, # 1/0. Are you suggesting Yes/No/Maybe? Or ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 29, 2001 at 6:08 pm
    Jul 29, 2001 at 6:08 pm
  • I was thinking about it today, and it occurred to me that we could make it very easy to install new methods into the builtin types (SCALAR, ARRAY, HASH, CODE). What if we simply had a package for ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 27, 2001 at 5:48 am
    Jul 27, 2001 at 5:48 am
  • hi, I just wanted to ask, 'cause i've not seen info on this anywhere .... does functionality like those of Storable/Data::Dumper be available in the perl-core ( i mean runtime ) ... thanx ===== iVAN ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 25, 2001 at 8:34 am
    Jul 25, 2001 at 8:34 am
  • On my wishlist is forbidding the use of # just about anywhere but as a comment starter and in strings or regular expressions. Not a big deal, but it would make it easier to write 90% correct perl ...
    Steve FinkSteve Fink
    Jul 24, 2001 at 5:10 pm
    Jul 24, 2001 at 5:10 pm
  • I just met this camel at the San Diego Zoo. His name is Santana. He is IIRC 3 months old. My proposal: Perl 6 should be code named Santana http://geeknest.com/~cwest/tpc/pictures/four/dscn0039.jpg ...
    Casey WestCasey West
    Jul 24, 2001 at 3:45 am
    Jul 24, 2001 at 3:45 am
  • Yes, right. I'm saying that's very easy to code in perl 5. @foo = (1, 2, 3); @bar = (1, 2, 3); @baz = (1, 2, 3); $ai = aiter (@foo, @bar, @baz); while ( ($foo,$bar,$baz) = &$ai ) { print "OK\n" if ...
    Eric RoodeEric Roode
    Jul 20, 2001 at 5:54 pm
    Jul 20, 2001 at 5:54 pm
  • Thanks, I tried using MIME-Tools-5.4.11.tar.gz I'm facing an interesting problem. I'm using the following code to dump the mail. Now I'm receiving a file "encrypted.txt" in mail as attachment. The ...
    Priyanka porwalPriyanka porwal
    Jul 18, 2001 at 6:50 am
    Jul 18, 2001 at 6:50 am
  • http://www.go-mono.com/faq.html
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 17, 2001 at 10:38 pm
    Jul 17, 2001 at 10:38 pm
  • Hi, Through Friday afternoon hundreds of mails to perl.org were bounced. It should be all resolved by now. I apologize for the inconvinence. :-( The details for those who care: We used one of the ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Jul 14, 2001 at 5:04 am
    Jul 14, 2001 at 5:04 am
  • i ran into dan the other day (he was getting a free lunch from damian's class :-) and i proposed this bof to him and he said go for it. the bof subject is the design of the op codes, dispatch loop ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Jul 12, 2001 at 11:19 pm
    Jul 12, 2001 at 11:19 pm
  • hey A small nitpick, but I really do hope that perl6 includes a 'next', 'last', etc for 'do..while'.. enclosing every condition on which to actually do the block becomes a real pain: do { if ...
    Edward PeschkoEdward Peschko
    Jul 10, 2001 at 10:21 pm
    Jul 10, 2001 at 10:21 pm
  • Some of you may have seen the discussion going on in p5p about the current design/implementation of SUPER:: type dispatch. Without wishing to rehash the whole debate, the current way SUPER:: works is ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jul 9, 2001 at 6:52 pm
    Jul 9, 2001 at 6:52 pm
  • I'm writing a little module that implements the $() and @() stuff we've been talking about (using a source filter), and I just want to make sure I have it right. This is the SYNOPSIS from my docs; ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 5, 2001 at 11:51 pm
    Jul 5, 2001 at 11:51 pm
  • Ziggy came up with a good example of when object inheritance makes life easier. Basically, there are times when you'd want to override individual methods of individual objects. Example below. ----- ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 3, 2001 at 8:11 am
    Jul 3, 2001 at 8:11 am
  • ----- Forwarded message from Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz@ruby-lang.org ----- Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 03:29:46 +0900 From: matz@ruby-lang.org (Yukihiro Matsumoto) Subject: [ruby-talk:17165] Language desgin ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 2, 2001 at 8:06 pm
    Jul 2, 2001 at 8:06 pm
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