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  • In (re?)examining the Apocalypses, I've found something that confuses me a bit. A2 refers to C<MY as a "pseudopackage" and says: __LINE__ becomes MY.line __FILE__ " MY.file There is also Apocalypsal ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jul 10, 2002 at 1:51 am
    Jul 11, 2002 at 11:55 pm
  • This week on Perl 6 ~(24-30 June 2002) By Piers Cawley, 020020702 Notes Experimenting with a slightly different format this week (theft from NTKnow considered sensible...), I'll also be looking at ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 2, 2002 at 9:28 am
    Jul 9, 2002 at 8:44 am
  • I've just submitted a short talk to the Scandinavian Conference on Java And Object Orientation (JAOO.org) [1] entitled "Perl 6, The Good Parts". This talk will be given to an audience of mostly Java, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 3, 2002 at 5:24 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 8:27 pm
  • me again, At the moment based on Apo1- 4 no ex's "walked" yet. - There is a questions inside feel free to answer ... [?? ... ??] - Also links for other reference implementation will be good. - Also ...
    RaptorRaptor
    Jul 1, 2002 at 11:54 am
    Jul 8, 2002 at 12:51 am
  • You've got a point. There's an easy way to say "I want a sub": my $sub = - { ... } But I can't think of a similarly punctuation-intensive way to say "I want a hash." (someone please step in and ...
    Sean O'RourkeSean O'Rourke
    Jul 15, 2002 at 6:57 am
    Jul 15, 2002 at 5:42 pm
  • Excuse me, but *bletch*, - this is as ugly as sin. Especially when we get into complex formulae. Imagine: @solution = (^-@b + sqrt(@b^**2 ^+ 4^*@a^*@c) ) ^/ (2^*@a); (or would it be ^sqrt() ?) - This ...
    Karl GlazebrookKarl Glazebrook
    Jul 15, 2002 at 3:30 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 7:29 pm
  • As the message says. Code freeze tonight at midnight EDT (GMT-0400). I'll be tagging with PRE_REL_0.0.7 then. Features to be included: Perl 6 grammar Partial perl6 compiler Pure-perl assembler ...
    JeffJeff
    Jul 18, 2002 at 12:40 am
    Jul 31, 2002 at 7:05 pm
  • [Crossposted to perl6-language] Alberto Manuel Brandão Simões <albie@alfarrabio.di.uminho.pt writes: Um... not necessarily. Bordering on the 'not at all'. Perl 6 will apparently allow one to have ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 23, 2002 at 9:07 am
    Jul 26, 2002 at 3:28 pm
  • Okay, for those of you following along at home, here's a quick rundown of what a continuation is, and how it works. (This is made phenomenally easier by the fact that perl has continations--try ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:54 pm
    Jul 9, 2002 at 9:33 pm
  • Just a thought, I hope that we're going to be able to do things like: my $sub = {$^a + $^b}; $sub.arity; # 2 $sub.prototype; # ('$^a', '$^b') Getting access to this sort of thing will make the life ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 3, 2002 at 7:37 am
    Jul 8, 2002 at 9:09 pm
  • Deborah Ariel Pickett: # ..., and someone pointed out that it had a problem # with code like "{ some_function_returning_a_hash() # }". Should it give a # closure? Or a hash ref? ... # Oh, well now ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 15, 2002 at 11:53 pm
    Jul 16, 2002 at 3:01 am
  • Hi all, 1) perl6 driver program arrived in CVS/languages/perl6 CAVEATS: it generates a lot of intermediate files: ($filename.{warn,imc,pbc,pasm[,c,o,tree,]) an may therefore clobber e.g. mops.c if ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Jul 28, 2002 at 11:35 am
    Jul 30, 2002 at 3:02 pm
  • I was pondering how to implement the apocalypse 5 stuff (only pondering) and I was wondering if <Inf,0 could be legal, indicating a greedy match. * = <Inf,0 + = <Inf,1 ? = <1,0 *? = <0,Inf +? = ...
    Ashley WintersAshley Winters
    Jul 4, 2002 at 5:16 pm
    Jul 4, 2002 at 6:49 pm
  • Hey, neither am I, but that hasn't stopped me from taking a stab or two, figuring that through pain comes fitness. The attempt has certainly given me a much better understanding of Perl (both 5 and ...
    Sean O'RourkeSean O'Rourke
    Jul 1, 2002 at 4:15 am
    Jul 1, 2002 at 10:54 pm
  • The thought process went something like this. In a world of distributed perl data, we want an expression like foreach (grep { $_- {smoker} and $_- {age} 18 } @Subscribers){ $- ...
    David nicolDavid nicol
    Jul 22, 2002 at 6:19 am
    Oct 11, 2002 at 12:17 am
  • Did I hear somewhere that paragraph mode (i.e., C<$/ = '' ) is going away? I can't find it in my archives, so maybe it was one of my feverish Perl 6 dreams (of which I've had too many lately, after ...
    Trey HarrisTrey Harris
    Jul 5, 2002 at 7:47 pm
    Jul 8, 2002 at 9:08 am
  • Here you go folks Perl6 Summary for week ending 20020714 Well, what a week it's been, eh sportsfans? Without much more ado here's a rundown of all the excitement in the Perl 6 development camps. ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 15, 2002 at 11:24 am
    Jul 15, 2002 at 11:23 pm
  • 1. Perl6 should include a "has" and "have" keyword to set properties more clearly: my $var has Found; as opposed to: my $var is Found Similarly: my @list have Found I guess "have" sounds weird (all ...
    Bill AtkinsBill Atkins
    Jul 7, 2002 at 1:10 pm
    Jul 7, 2002 at 8:42 pm
  • Current p6 rx syntax aiui regarding embedded code: / #1 do (may include an explicit fail): { code } #2 do with implicit 'or fail' <( code ) #3 interp lit: $( { code } ) #4 interp as rx: <{ code } / ...
    MeMe
    Jul 1, 2002 at 8:07 pm
    Jul 2, 2002 at 9:18 pm
  • =head1 TITLE Perl 6 summary for week ending 2002-07-21 =head1 AUTHOR Leon Brocard <acme@astray.com =head1 DETAILS Another week, another Perl 6 summary. Cunningly this week I have taken over the ...
    Leon BrocardLeon Brocard
    Jul 22, 2002 at 7:19 pm
    Jul 23, 2002 at 8:42 am
  • I was reading through the Monastery, and I noticed a node (about the line between what's considered Perl discussion and what's off-topic) that had this regex in it: m:iw/how [do[es]?|can] [I|one] ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 16, 2002 at 11:26 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 4:05 am
  • Just a note to say that, for various, very good reasons indeed, this week's summary will be with you on Wednesday rather than today. Apologies if you've been hanging on my every word, I'll try and ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 29, 2002 at 9:43 am
    Jul 29, 2002 at 9:43 am
  • Hi all, thanks to Sean, finally a perl6 driver arrived in CVS. To further improve/clean up/enhance it, I would need the help of various people, working on different parts of the parrot project. ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Jul 28, 2002 at 11:34 am
    Jul 28, 2002 at 11:34 am
  • I had assumed Perl6 will have copy-on-write references, so that $x = [1,2,3]; @y = *$x; would not require a copy. However, on thinking about it further, I realized that that would get you in trouble ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Jul 24, 2002 at 8:00 pm
    Jul 24, 2002 at 8:00 pm
  • From: david nicol whatever@davidnicol.com I'm uncomfortable with the idea of an object reaching out and overriding other functions. What if I really want to grep through everything in the array? How ...
    MosullivanMosullivan
    Jul 22, 2002 at 5:21 pm
    Jul 22, 2002 at 5:21 pm
  • "There's a bird who leads a life of hacking From everyone he meets / He gets some backing With every patch he takes / Another build we make Odds are he won't be the same tomorrow Secret Agent bird / ...
    JeffJeff
    Jul 19, 2002 at 4:40 am
    Jul 19, 2002 at 4:40 am
  • Long have I been a fan of giving pure Perl modules the power to change the rules and create a more built-in look, feel, and functionality. So, of course, I love %MY, I love real named parameters, I ...
    Erik Steven HarrisonErik Steven Harrison
    Jul 17, 2002 at 5:16 am
    Jul 17, 2002 at 5:16 am
  • [Note: I've copied a few lists, but all replies should go to the perl-documentation list. Apologies if you receive this message more than too many times.] Open Source Convention (aka The Perl ...
    Casey WestCasey West
    Jul 15, 2002 at 11:19 pm
    Jul 15, 2002 at 11:19 pm
  • Back when Mr Warnock was doing the Perl 6 summaries, he instituted a 'Perl 6 Profiles' section (or whatever it was called) which profiled a Perl 6 'name' in every issue. Which was a jolly good idea. ...
    5ws5ws
    Jul 9, 2002 at 10:25 am
    Jul 9, 2002 at 10:25 am
  • Perl6 Summary for week ending 20020707 Hello, good evening and welcome to the third of my attempts to summarize the comings and goings in the world of Perl 6. When we last saw them our heroes were ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:37 pm
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:37 pm
  • For anyone interested, http://fibonaci.babylonia.flatirons.org/perl6.vim contains a fairly complete (yet buggy, I'm sure) vim highlighting file for Perl 6. I sure hope I didn't already post this ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Jul 8, 2002 at 12:08 pm
    Jul 8, 2002 at 12:08 pm
  • http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/07/07/1646247 Standard slashdottish stuff--my favorite comment so far is the one wondering why Larry isn't contributing to Python development instead ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jul 7, 2002 at 10:59 pm
    Jul 7, 2002 at 10:59 pm
  • I've been meaning to ask- is there any plan to add special support for XML features such as string escaping? It would be very useful, IMHO, to have something analogous to the "\Q" feature in perl5 ...
    Josh WilmesJosh Wilmes
    Jul 3, 2002 at 10:57 pm
    Jul 3, 2002 at 10:57 pm
  • Doing volunteer work is so often a thankless task (and in many cases one that gets unwarranted abuse from random passers-by) that I wanted to take a moment to publically thank both Bryan Warnock and ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jul 2, 2002 at 8:06 pm
    Jul 2, 2002 at 8:06 pm
  • Sorry, but I gotta put in a couple of comments which are basically subjective and don't realy need discussion. So, just for consideration: /^pat$/ /^pat\n?$/ # ^ and $ mean string /^pat$/m /^^pat$$/ ...
    Peter allenPeter allen
    Jul 2, 2002 at 3:10 pm
    Jul 2, 2002 at 3:10 pm
  • No, last week's was not a flash in the pan, but this week's may not arrive 'til tomorrow. Stay tuned. -- Piers "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a language in possession of a rich syntax ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 1, 2002 at 10:02 am
    Jul 1, 2002 at 10:02 am
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