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  • I like C<... I like it a LOT. In fact, I'm partial to the idea that it should be usable anywhere: class { has $.a; has $.b; ...; } or my Foo $a = ...; # Ask Bob what this should be -Bill In all ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    May 12, 2004 at 9:30 pm
    May 18, 2004 at 10:59 pm
  • The zip operator is now the Yen sign (¥). Joe Gottman
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    May 28, 2004 at 11:35 pm
    Jun 13, 2004 at 7:37 pm
  • Hi Is there any chance that in perl6 there will be the possibility to write if/else statements without {}s with the condition at the beginning? Like if (condition) statement; In order not to break ...
    Pedro LarroyPedro Larroy
    May 12, 2004 at 12:01 am
    May 12, 2004 at 10:58 pm
  • I use over and over this idiom in perl5: $a{$_}++ for @a; This is nice and perlish but it gets easily pretty boring when dealing with many list/arrays and counting hashes. I thought overloading the ...
    Stéphane PayrardStéphane Payrard
    May 18, 2004 at 9:14 pm
    May 19, 2004 at 6:04 am
  • There's a subtle problem / feature resulting from the "is rw" trait that may be so obvious that I'm making a fool of myself, or it might be that it's not yet occurred, but I don't recall seeing ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    May 6, 2004 at 5:39 pm
    May 6, 2004 at 10:38 pm
  • All - Awhile back, I saw Larry Wall give a short talk about the current design of Perl 6. At some point he put up a list of all the operators - well over a hundred of them! I had a sudden ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    May 26, 2004 at 10:30 pm
    May 28, 2004 at 11:18 pm
  • Would it be a good idea to make ==, and other numeric comparators polymorphic so they can be used also for string comparisons? Or the will is to keep eq, gt and the others. (not very nice emho). ...
    Pedro LarroyPedro Larroy
    May 17, 2004 at 8:35 pm
    May 18, 2004 at 9:29 pm
  • [Reposting this from earlier this week, since it didn't seem to make it to the news server. -dmw] A question about the calling syntax of named parameters versus arguments supplied to a slurpy hash. ...
    Dov WassermanDov Wasserman
    May 6, 2004 at 5:23 am
    May 6, 2004 at 7:29 pm
  • Actually, can't we just use the . for s///? You'd then use $foo.s/// to get the new string ang $foo.=s/// to mutate $foo. For bare s///, I think copying is more useful than mutating. I'm not sure, ...
    JuerdJuerd
    May 12, 2004 at 6:22 pm
    May 13, 2004 at 6:02 pm
  • I was looking at *Unit the other day, and at the very satisfying "Mock Objects" systems that have grown up around them for automated testing. In a Decorator/delegation context, it seems like yet ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    May 6, 2004 at 12:10 am
    May 7, 2004 at 6:37 pm
  • As I try writing P6 programs I do find myself needing required named params, and I thought I'd like something like ++$named_req for myself as a shorthand for "+$named_req is required" or whatever is ...
    Abhijit A. MahabalAbhijit A. Mahabal
    May 4, 2004 at 3:27 pm
    May 5, 2004 at 12:34 am
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 2004-05-02 So, May Day didn't quite knock me for six this year (but being up at 4am on Newcastle Town Moor on Saturday morning to welcome in the summer with a ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    May 5, 2004 at 2:40 pm
    May 26, 2004 at 3:07 pm
  • Is it possible to "hyper" a hyper operator? For example, given: my @m = ( [1,2], [3,4], [5,6] ); my $a = @m + 1; my $b = @m +« 1; my $c = @m +«« 1; is it true that: ok($a == 4); ok($b »==« [ 3, 3, 3 ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    May 20, 2004 at 4:07 pm
    May 21, 2004 at 2:07 am
  • Hi, I hate to do this, but I am currently suffering really quite badly from RSI and to ameliorate this I'm trying to cut down on the amount of mail I have to reply to. This means that unless your ...
    Unknown SenderUnknown Sender
    May 19, 2004 at 3:02 pm
    May 19, 2004 at 9:49 pm
  • Funny you should ask! It is clear that there is a missing "list concatenate" operator, and that its spelling should be ~~. Alas, that is already taken by "smart match". On the other hand, perhaps ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    May 28, 2004 at 6:26 am
    Jun 1, 2004 at 4:06 pm
  • I may have missed an obvious answer to this question, but has any thought been given to allowing for variables which behave as though ever operation on them is the hyper version of that operation? ...
    ChrisChris
    May 23, 2004 at 6:53 pm
    May 24, 2004 at 12:40 am
  • I apologise for asking this here, but I can't think of anywhere better for it, and I have a feeling what I'm looking for was in a Perl 6-related talk, so... I remember reading a transcript of a talk ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    May 11, 2004 at 3:33 pm
    May 11, 2004 at 4:36 pm
  • Finally, I discover there is a tool that does what I want: allow keyboard map definitions for (in my case) Windows 2000. I've just finished using it, and there's only one problem: those bat rastiches ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    May 2, 2004 at 12:38 am
    May 2, 2004 at 4:27 pm
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