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  • So I'm seeing a lot of inconsistent OO-vocabulary around here, and it makes things pretty hard to understand. So here's how Perl 6 is using said inconsistent terms, AFAIK: - attribute A concrete data ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Dec 12, 2003 at 11:23 am
    Dec 22, 2003 at 6:03 pm
  • In Perl 6, how will it be possible to iterate through two arrays at the same time? According to Apocalypse 4, the syntax is for @a; @b - $a; $b { According to the book "Perl 6 Essentials" the syntax ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Dec 11, 2003 at 4:43 am
    Dec 14, 2003 at 6:35 am
  • I'm still digesting the vocabulary thread, but while I do, let me ask a question that's probably crystal clear to everyone else. Do roles act as a form of mix-in, as Ruby modules may, and Objective-C ...
    Chris Shawmail (E-mail)Chris Shawmail (E-mail)
    Dec 13, 2003 at 12:23 am
    Jan 8, 2004 at 12:36 am
  • The Perl 6 summary for the week ending 20031130 Welcome back to the weekly Perl 6 Summary, which I'm hoping to keep on a weekly cycle for the foreseeable future. It's been a relatively low volume ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Dec 2, 2003 at 6:08 pm
    Dec 30, 2003 at 11:08 pm
  • I've been trying to follow the recent discussion on roles and properties and traits and such, but there's something that bugs me. If I understand correctly, adding a role at runtime using but won't ...
    Adam D. LoprestoAdam D. Lopresto
    Dec 19, 2003 at 4:36 pm
    Dec 24, 2003 at 1:34 am
  • LOL!!! I can't believe I missed that! =o) You're obviously right, tho. correctly. Didn't know "is" would do that. Good to know! And in my meager defense, I did reference MikeL's operator synopsis as ...
    Hodges, PaulHodges, Paul
    Dec 1, 2003 at 9:05 pm
    Dec 4, 2003 at 2:30 am
  • How about use Baz; # assume object type my property foo; my @bar of Baz is false but foo; # maybe not what you meant? If you apply a trait like false to an array, I expect it to apply to the "array ...
    Hodges, PaulHodges, Paul
    Dec 4, 2003 at 7:36 pm
    Dec 5, 2003 at 9:57 pm
  • When the official release of Perl 6 is released and I start to write some Perl 6 programs using Perl 5 modules, will I get any errors? How will this be handled? Will all of the Perl 5 modules have to ...
    PerlDiscuss - Perl Newsgroups andPerlDiscuss - Perl Newsgroups and
    Dec 21, 2003 at 4:55 am
    Dec 24, 2003 at 1:57 pm
  • Ok, having read this now (at least corsorily) and compared it with what I believe I understand about the way P6 is implementing traits/properties/roles, I begin to get it, and I am, as usual, ...
    Hodges, PaulHodges, Paul
    Dec 1, 2003 at 3:42 pm
    Dec 1, 2003 at 8:38 pm
  • I've just been rereading the recent discussions, and I noticed something that I missed the first time: Larry Wall wrote: In other words, a trait effectively has an "installer" routine which gets run ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Dec 22, 2003 at 1:08 am
    Dec 22, 2003 at 5:57 am
  • Did I miss something with IS and OF? That is, I think: C<is means storage type, while C<of means trait or class: my @a is Herd of Cat; declares a Herd (presumably a base class of some collection ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    Dec 12, 2003 at 9:26 pm
    Dec 13, 2003 at 12:53 am
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