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  • I was reading the most recent article on perl.com, and a code segment reminded me of something I see rather often in code that I don't like. Here's the code, Perl6ized: ... ; my $is_ok = 1; for 0..6 ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 18, 2003 at 2:21 pm
    Nov 25, 2003 at 7:01 pm
  • s/// in string context should return the string after substituion. It seems obvious to me but I mention it because I can't find it in the apocalypses. -- stef
    Stéphane PayrardStéphane Payrard
    Nov 18, 2003 at 5:12 pm
    Nov 25, 2003 at 8:36 pm
  • Here's a series of questions/confirmation requests about how properties work (but specifically run-time properties, not traits): Use C<but to assign a property to a I<value : $a = $b but foo; # $a ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 27, 2003 at 7:03 am
    Nov 30, 2003 at 8:08 am
  • Honestly you guys, I'm not trolling. I'm just getting a lot of ideas recently. :-) The C comma has always bugged me, but its function is indeed useful (many times I use C<and in its place, if I know ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 25, 2003 at 12:00 am
    Nov 25, 2003 at 11:57 pm
  • I was reading over some code that used the MIDI module, and saw the C<write_to_file method. I began wondering, how does one report the error if he feels like it, but let the module report the error ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 23, 2003 at 6:55 pm
    Dec 2, 2003 at 1:16 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary of the week ending 20031102 It's Monday morning, the croissants have been baked, the focaccia is glistening with all the extra virgin olive oil I poured on it as it left the oven ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Nov 3, 2003 at 8:10 pm
    Nov 26, 2003 at 12:15 am
  • It has been mentioned in Apocalypse 6 that there may not be a difference between a method and a multimethod that has one invocant. If this does indeed turn out to be the case, I'd like to see the ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Nov 10, 2003 at 5:01 am
    Nov 19, 2003 at 5:15 am
  • So, we can have :: in names, but that doesn't represent any inherent relationship between the module before the :: and the one after. I think this is an important thing to keep. However, will it be ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 3, 2003 at 2:50 am
    Nov 6, 2003 at 7:09 pm
  • So I've been lingering around p6-language for a few months now, and have noticed the following two trends: 1) All of the work forward on p6 design seems to come from either Larry or Damian. (If there ...
    Rod AdamsRod Adams
    Nov 15, 2003 at 6:23 am
    Nov 25, 2003 at 2:31 pm
  • Is it possible to get environment variables from perl6 programme? It failes when I try to use perl5 hash %ENV. Thanks.
    Andrew ShitovAndrew Shitov
    Nov 3, 2003 at 8:30 am
    Nov 3, 2003 at 5:24 pm
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