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  • Hi Apocalypses and Exegesis are not an 'official' specification for Perl6, I mean, they are subject to change. Is there any idea when will we have a freeze on the syntax and features for perl6? ...
    Alberto Manuel Brandão SimõesAlberto Manuel Brandão Simões
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:48 am
    Aug 16, 2003 at 7:19 pm
  • While we seem to be on the subject of hashing out macro semantics, here's a question I've had awhile. What do macros do about being passed variables? Let's say I make a C<square macro: macro square ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Aug 2, 2003 at 7:18 pm
    Sep 26, 2003 at 2:43 am
  • We have been discussing how to pass data to Tk callbacks. In particular Entry widget validation routines. There are a number of items that they _might_ be interested in but a typical routine would ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Aug 1, 2003 at 11:04 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:48 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030817 Picture, if you will, a sunny garden unaffected by power cuts, floods, plagues of frog or any of the other troubles that assail us in this modern world. ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Aug 18, 2003 at 2:32 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 3:44 pm
  • Hello, Do junctions have a direct representation as predicate logic statements? In particular, do the following logic statements correspond directly to the following perl6 junctions: LOGIC PERL6 ...
    Derek RossDerek Ross
    Aug 1, 2003 at 8:49 pm
    Sep 3, 2003 at 3:13 am
  • Taking a thread from Perl 6 Internals. Will Perl 6 support this behavior? $ perl <<'EOT' my @ary; my $ref = \$ary[0]; $$ref = "value"; print '$ary[0] : ', $ary[0], "\n"; EOT $ary[0] : value ...
    Gordon HenriksenGordon Henriksen
    Aug 23, 2003 at 3:35 am
    Aug 24, 2003 at 1:40 am
  • In E6 Damien writes about macros: "As soon as it has parsed that subroutine call (including its argument list) it will detect that the subroutine &request is actually a macro, so it will immidiately ...
    Abhijit A. MahabalAbhijit A. Mahabal
    Aug 2, 2003 at 1:51 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 3:30 pm
  • In E6, Damian write: "A junction is a single scalar value that can act like two or more values at once". Whenever I see a statement like this, I tend ask myself "What happenned to zero and one?". ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Aug 1, 2003 at 4:54 pm
    Aug 1, 2003 at 5:20 pm
  • Is it possible with the new parameter declaration syntax to declare a mandatory name-only parameter? -Mark
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Aug 1, 2003 at 3:47 pm
    Aug 3, 2003 at 10:01 pm
  • Are parameter names part of the function signature? A6 defines "siglets", which don't appear to include parameter names. If I write: sub foo( Int $a, Int $b ) {...} sub foo( Int $a, Int $c ) { print ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Aug 5, 2003 at 8:02 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 10:23 pm
  • As I understand it, the comments in the following two subs are correct. sub foo (@array) { my $x = @array[0]; # ok, allowed to read @array[0] = "something"; # compile fails because '@array is ro' } ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Aug 2, 2003 at 9:09 pm
    Aug 3, 2003 at 3:34 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030810 Another week, another summary. How predictable is that? In keeping with the predictability, we'll start with the internals list. Set vs. Assign "T.O.G of ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:45 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:04 pm
  • Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030703 "Ooh look, it's another Perl 6 summary. Doesn't that man ever take a holiday?" "I think he took one last month." "Is it in Esperanto this week?" "I don't ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Aug 5, 2003 at 5:40 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 7:13 pm
  • This is a rather silly question: The code: macro foo() { return {my $x = 7} } foo; print $x; is equivalent to which of the following? {my $x = 7} print $x; or my $x = 7; print $x; Thanx, abhi.
    Abhijit A. MahabalAbhijit A. Mahabal
    Aug 3, 2003 at 3:29 am
    Aug 3, 2003 at 4:13 am
  • Perl5 map and grep allow the first argument to be an expression which is passed to the function instead of being evaluated. (Sort of a bare block.) What does the signature for this look like? Is it ...
    John WilliamsJohn Williams
    Aug 3, 2003 at 3:53 am
    Aug 3, 2003 at 4:11 am
  • Fwd from Luke -- he's adopted a retarded MUA. --- Luke Palmer wrote:
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    Aug 12, 2003 at 2:04 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 2:04 pm
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