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  • I haven't seen details in an Apocalypse, but Damian's Perl 6 overview has a bit about it. The Apocalypse specifically mentions *compile-time* scope management, but Damian is, uh, Damian. (DWIMery ...
    Ken FoxKen Fox
    Sep 4, 2001 at 4:07 am
    Sep 13, 2001 at 2:59 pm
  • Okay, I'm whipping together the "fancy math" section of the interpreter assembly language. I've got: sin, cos, tan : Plain ones asin, acos, atan : arc-whatevers shinh, cosh, tanh : Hyperbolic ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Sep 8, 2001 at 4:00 pm
    Sep 14, 2001 at 1:32 am
  • A couple weeks ago I alluded that I was working on some documentation. After a brief hiatus, I've picked it back up, and am ready to release.... an entire half document. Big whoopee. Anyway, what I'm ...
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Sep 2, 2001 at 2:42 am
    Sep 7, 2001 at 10:03 pm
  • Are prototypes going to be checked at runtime now? The following parses, but doesn't do anything, including warn. my $a = sub ($) { print }; -- Bryan C. Warnock bwarnock@capita.com
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Sep 2, 2001 at 11:51 pm
    Sep 4, 2001 at 11:09 pm
  • hi, I was looking at Interbase SELECT syntax and saw these two handy shortcuts : <operator = {= | < | | <= | = | !< | ! | < | !=} !< and ! Personaly i didn't liked if (! ...) construct too much, so ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Sep 1, 2001 at 5:18 pm
    Sep 2, 2001 at 7:17 pm
  • The normal, efficient Perl 5 way to open a file and do work on it. open FILE, "some/file"; while(<FILE ) { print; } close FILE; Now consider this Perl 5 code that does the exact same thing. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 25, 2001 at 1:58 am
    Oct 4, 2001 at 11:05 am
  • How many times have you written this (well, since this is Perl 6 grammar, you've probably *never* written this, but you get the idea) my $foo = %hash{$key} || 'some default'; Annoying, and you've got ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 25, 2001 at 2:06 am
    Oct 8, 2001 at 6:58 pm
  • Here's a list of what any Perl 6 implementation of lexicals must be able to cope with (barring additions from future apocalyses). Can anyone think of anything else? From Perl 5: * multiple instances ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Sep 6, 2001 at 4:39 pm
    Sep 7, 2001 at 2:57 am
  • =head1 TITLE API for the Perl 6 debugger. =head1 VERSION 1.1 =head2 CURRENT Maintainer: David Storrs (dstorrs@dstorrs.com) Class: Internals PDD Number: ? Version: 1 Status: Developing Last Modified: ...
    Dave StorrsDave Storrs
    Sep 5, 2001 at 1:57 am
    Sep 5, 2001 at 12:19 pm
  • Hmm.... is this such a good thing? my $a = 0; GORK: while( 1 ) { print "Rin "; GORK: if ( 1 ) { print "Tin "; goto GORK if $b ^= 1; print "\n"; next GORK; } } -- Bryan C. Warnock bwarnock@capita.com
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Sep 6, 2001 at 1:06 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 1:29 am
  • I mentioned this idea before, and I've managed to implement a bit of it. This is a compiler implementing a (very small) subset of Perl 6; it puts the assembler code on STDOUT. Control flow and loops ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Sep 30, 2001 at 7:54 pm
    Sep 30, 2001 at 7:54 pm
  • In Configure.pl, one of the things I do is include Data::Dumper if it's there, and skip the part that needs it otherwise. Unfortunately, because of the compile-time nature of use, I can't do it. ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Sep 21, 2001 at 8:49 pm
    Sep 21, 2001 at 8:49 pm
  • That is confusing, but it is not because closures are confusing. It is confusing because it is a BUG. In Perl 5, named subroutines are not properly closed. If the bug were fixed, the result would be ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Sep 4, 2001 at 6:37 pm
    Sep 4, 2001 at 6:37 pm
  • A while ago, I posted some inconsistencies with scope declarators. (http://archive.develooper.com/perl6-language@perl.org/msg08028.html) A few more related notions.... ---- $a = "test"; { chop(my $a ...
    Bryan C . WarnockBryan C . Warnock
    Sep 4, 2001 at 2:06 am
    Sep 4, 2001 at 2:06 am
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