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  • I just read Synopsis 3, and I have several questions. 1) Synopsis 3 says that the difference between $x ?| $y and $x || $y is that the later always returns a Boolean. Does this mean that $x ?| $y ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Mar 20, 2004 at 1:48 am
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:49 pm
  • And how often is that, compared with the frequency of doing %hash{optname}, %hash{root}, etc? %hash{~shift} isn't so bad, and it's one of those quirks that people will just have to learn. Perl has ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Mar 16, 2004 at 2:54 am
    Apr 10, 2004 at 2:57 pm
  • I found myself writing a perl script today in which I did (I'll perl6-ize it for sake of discussion): for 98,99 - $i { for 0..255 - $j { # testing IP addresses with $i.$j } } I was thinking about ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Mar 23, 2004 at 12:07 am
    Mar 27, 2004 at 4:19 pm
  • I'm so happy! I just found out, totally by accident, that I can type the « and » characters by pressing AltGr + Z and AltGr + X, respectively. Apologies if this is common knowledge, but it was news ...
    Andy WardleyAndy Wardley
    Mar 19, 2004 at 12:08 pm
    Mar 24, 2004 at 7:27 am
  • On the basis of what is known so far, will p6 be able to detect undefined subs at compile time? Regards, Nigel.
    Nigel SandeverNigel Sandever
    Mar 4, 2004 at 11:05 pm
    Mar 16, 2004 at 2:42 am
  • Kara Perlistoj, the zip operator is a useful one. I like it a lot. But I've been writing zip() all the time, even though I think an infix operator is nicer. (Not for for though, because you also have ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Mar 21, 2004 at 9:50 pm
    Mar 29, 2004 at 6:28 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20040229 Welcome to the leapday summary. We'll crack straight on with perl6-internals Running up to release time As Leapday had been chosen as the release date ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Mar 1, 2004 at 10:11 pm
    Mar 29, 2004 at 6:09 pm
  • No, this isn't a complaint about the number of operators in Perl6. ;-) Rather I'd just like to throw out an idea (or two) that occurred to me today somewhere between consciousness and the lack ...
    CarissaCarissa
    Mar 14, 2004 at 3:34 am
    Mar 15, 2004 at 8:26 pm
  • Okay you guys, you're running away from one kind of madness and proposing various other kinds of madness in its place. Mostly you're confusing what should be easy and what should be possible. First a ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Mar 7, 2004 at 2:41 am
    Mar 10, 2004 at 3:01 am
  • S3 says: 1|2 + 3&4; # (4|5) & (5|6) but shouldn't that equal (1 + (3&4)) | (2 + (3&4)) = (4&5) | (5&6) = (4|6) & 5 # ??? For one thing, OR's of AND's (DNF) is just nicer than AND's of OR's (CNF). For ...
    Sean O'RourkeSean O'Rourke
    Mar 19, 2004 at 3:54 am
    Mar 19, 2004 at 7:27 am
  • [I'm resending this because I think it was lost since I wasn't subscribed from this address. Apologies if it appears twice.] We essentially have Single-line Block =========== ===== {<<<} {[[[} { } ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Mar 1, 2004 at 11:47 pm
    Mar 2, 2004 at 4:33 am
  • Did anybody notice that Larry has slipped in an anime smiley operator? Between "^^" and the recent musing about "wa"... On a closely related note, how long do you think it'll be before someone puts ...
    Brent 'Dax' Royal-GordonBrent 'Dax' Royal-Gordon
    Mar 18, 2004 at 8:56 am
    Mar 18, 2004 at 8:56 am
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