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  • A thought occurred to me. What should this return: [1,2,3] »+« [4,5,6] At first glance, one might say [5,7,9]. But is that really the best way to go? I'm beginning to think that it should be the same ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Jan 20, 2004 at 8:54 am
    Jun 17, 2004 at 6:16 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20040104 What a surprise, a scant week after the last Perl 6 Summary of 2003, it's the first Perl 6 Summary of 2004. Will wonders never cease? Without further ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Jan 5, 2004 at 5:19 pm
    Jan 27, 2004 at 4:32 pm
  • Hi all. Sorry if this idea|question has been discussed or has name which i don't know about. I am not very good at OO but I tried at least 2 times to develop with it though :-) Last time it was Java. ...
    Dmitry DorofeevDmitry Dorofeev
    Jan 28, 2004 at 12:21 pm
    Feb 5, 2004 at 6:34 am
  • Given this code: if ( some_expensive_lookup_function() = $MAX_RECORDS ) { mark_that_we_have_reached_max_records(); return; } After I enter that block once, I never want to evaluate the condition ...
    David StorrsDavid Storrs
    Jan 14, 2004 at 4:37 am
    Jan 14, 2004 at 8:59 pm
  • Larry, chromatic, Allison, Damian, et al: What's the big fascination with traits? I read the paper, and at the end where they talked about refactoring the Smalltalk class library, they managed to ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    Jan 7, 2004 at 6:20 am
    Jan 9, 2004 at 7:31 am
  • Is there somewhere I can get the entire perl6-language archive in a tarball? I am trying to work on turning the Apocalypses into story cards at http://p6stories.kwiki.org. It would be helpful to me ...
    Michael.firestoneMichael.firestone
    Jan 8, 2004 at 3:42 pm
    Jan 9, 2004 at 8:26 am
  • About a month ago, a thread here suggested that we change the meaning of the comma operator. Currently, in scalar context the expression foo(), bar() means "evaluate foo(), discard the result, then ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Jan 21, 2004 at 2:15 am
    Feb 8, 2004 at 5:46 pm
  • Sure, I agree. But when you want to specify exactly what you're doing (sort of like call-by-contract, I guess) you can get really detailed. When you have a dozen common cases, define an inferred ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    Jan 8, 2004 at 7:21 am
    Jan 21, 2004 at 6:56 am
  • Hello everybody, first of all please forgive me if I'm using the wrong words - I'm not up to date about the (current) meanings of methods, functions, etc. I read the article ...
    Ph. MarekPh. Marek
    Jan 30, 2004 at 11:47 am
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:45 pm
  • I've not gotten into the technical bits yet. That's next, but rip this apart first. =head1 DEFINITIONS So we can all talk about things the same way, the following definitons apply. Some of these are ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jan 19, 2004 at 8:12 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 8:17 pm
  • Is there a list of the properties for the builtin types? My searches through the archives leads me to believe there is no such beast. Is there any consensus on what some of the properties will be? I ...
    Michael FirestoneMichael Firestone
    Jan 10, 2004 at 3:36 am
    Jan 10, 2004 at 3:42 am
  • And should stay off-list, thanks. -- Dan --------------------------------------"it's like this"------------------- Dan Sugalski even samurai dan@sidhe.org have teddy bears and even teddy bears get ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Jan 5, 2004 at 11:09 pm
    Jan 5, 2004 at 11:09 pm
  • Coo... you really can hear a pin drop in here. Anyway, happy new year everyone. -- Beware the Perl 6 early morning joggers -- Allison Randal
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jan 1, 2004 at 7:26 am
    Jan 1, 2004 at 7:26 am
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