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  • Hello! Recently I was coding Perl 5 and quite often I had to change interpolated strings or C<print to C<sprintf or <printf . I began to wonder, if qq strings couldn't allow sprintf-like formatting ...
    Edwin SteinerEdwin Steiner
    Jun 15, 2003 at 10:33 am
    Aug 9, 2003 at 6:30 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030608 It's another Monday, it's another summary and I need to get this finished so I can starting getting the house in order before we head off to Boca Raton ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jun 9, 2003 at 12:28 pm
    Jun 30, 2003 at 10:43 pm
  • Ah, summertime (at least here in the northern hemisphere). The language list has slowed down to a trickle, hopefully because everybody is relaxing in a cool place, idly sipping non-alcoholic ...
    Miko O SullivanMiko O Sullivan
    Jun 28, 2003 at 2:50 am
    Jul 5, 2003 at 2:32 am
  • Seeing as how lots of folks are on the road, and you can hear the on-list crickets chirping, I'm not sure if anything can be accomplished, but I'll repost this as one of those perennial ...
    Michael LazzaroMichael Lazzaro
    Jun 10, 2003 at 7:04 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 8:35 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030601 Another Monday, another Perl 6 Summary. Does this man never take a holiday? (Yes, but only to go to Perl conferences this year, how did that happen?) ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jun 2, 2003 at 6:11 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 7:00 pm
  • Apologies if I've missed some earlier discussions on multimethods. The apocolypses, exegesises and synopses don't seem to say much other than (a) they will exist and (b) wait for apocolypse 12 for ...
    Adam TuroffAdam Turoff
    Jun 2, 2003 at 3:36 am
    Jun 2, 2003 at 7:15 pm
  • Damian just got finished his YAPC opening talk, and managed to allude to dispatching and autoloading. As it *appears* today, regular dispatching and multimethod dispatching are going to be wired into ...
    Adam TuroffAdam Turoff
    Jun 16, 2003 at 2:58 pm
    Jun 17, 2003 at 2:44 pm
  • So, as I sweat here in the salt mines of C++, longing for the cleansing joy that Perl(5 or 6, I'd even take 4) is, I find myself with the following problem: Frequently, I find myself writing stuff ...
    David StorrsDavid Storrs
    Jun 12, 2003 at 10:07 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 4:03 pm
  • IIRC objects are in the future. However, I'm currently writing C++ and keep finding something annoying that I'd like to be able to do easily. I have objects with attributes, such as class Foo { ... ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jun 12, 2003 at 2:01 pm
    Jun 24, 2003 at 6:53 pm
  • This is more of a language thang, so I've redirected your message there [here]. It also has high inertia and is pretty verbose for error reporting. The thing about reporting errors is that it needs ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Jun 27, 2003 at 8:36 am
    Jun 28, 2003 at 4:25 am
  • Is this thing on? No messages since last Wednesday. Which admittedly makes a summarizer's life a good deal easier... -- Piers
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jun 9, 2003 at 8:56 am
    Jun 9, 2003 at 12:21 pm
  • This idea seems to fit in a lot of places. It's more of a design pattern than anything else, but one I think P6 can use to good effect in the "standard library". Lightweight Object Existance (LOE) ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    Jun 24, 2003 at 6:13 pm
    Jun 25, 2003 at 11:48 am
  • Hi, I am a new one Perl. I want a book which gives the Knowledge about perl. I learned up to some extent using the online books. I want a book which is tells me about functions(system,Built in) in ...
    SitaramSitaram
    Jun 23, 2003 at 2:13 pm
    Jun 23, 2003 at 7:23 pm
  • Hello, the Linux Standard Base would like to include PERL into the standard, i.e. a LSB conform package may use PERL without the need to pack it itself, but PERL lacks a specification. What would be ...
    Tobias BurnusTobias Burnus
    Jun 13, 2003 at 2:02 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 2:41 am
  • "Michael Lazzaro" <mlazzaro@cognitivity.com wrote <pedantic I think you meant "colon optional". The semi-colon is, I think, a syntax error. You need the yada-yada-yada thing: "{...}". </pedantic But ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jun 9, 2003 at 10:45 pm
    Jun 9, 2003 at 11:39 pm
  • Just in case you were wondering. Preparations for my imminent speaking tour: http://damian.conway.org/tshirt.html delayed it considerably, but I have had a draft of E6 complete for a few weeks now. ...
    Damian ConwayDamian Conway
    Jun 1, 2003 at 8:03 pm
    Jun 1, 2003 at 8:03 pm
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