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  • =head1 Title Synopsis 2: Bits and Pieces =head1 Author Larry Wall <larry@wall.org =head1 Version Maintainer: <your name here Date: Last Modified: Number: 2 Version: 0 This document summarizes ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 14, 2004 at 6:32 pm
    Sep 3, 2004 at 11:06 am
  • =head1 Title Synopsis 4: a Summary of Apocalypse 4 =head1 Author Larry Wall <larry@wall.org =head1 Version Maintainer: Date: Last Modified: Number: 4 Version: 0 This document summarizes Apocalypse 4, ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 20, 2004 at 2:45 am
    Sep 8, 2004 at 3:47 am
  • I recently got bit by C<return; in Perl 5, which leads me to wonder about Perl 6. C<return , when called without an expression, tries to DWIM, returning an empty list in list context and undef in ...
    Matt DiephouseMatt Diephouse
    Aug 19, 2004 at 1:35 pm
    Aug 30, 2004 at 7:45 pm
  • Over in the Perl Question of the Week list, ( http://perl.plover.com/qotw/ ), we entered a discussion of the performance, or lack thereof, of pipelining in Perl 5. Randy Sims's example code ...
    Rod AdamsRod Adams
    Aug 30, 2004 at 8:34 pm
    Sep 21, 2004 at 10:28 am
  • Here's a message I posted to the cabal last week a couple of days after our design meetings, in which we discussed the method lookahead issue. This message resolves those issues as well as how ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 10, 2004 at 7:54 pm
    Aug 17, 2004 at 8:08 pm
  • I was thinking about the case where you use a module, only to define a class that you then instantiate like this: use Some::Module::That::Defines::A::Class; our Some::Module::That::Defines::A::Class ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Aug 23, 2004 at 4:53 pm
    Aug 30, 2004 at 5:55 pm
  • I like that arguments will be readonly by default. But when I look at my current code, I see that I would be typing " is rw" quite a lot, which in my opinion is too long for a thing that occurs very ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Aug 20, 2004 at 8:07 pm
    Aug 22, 2004 at 3:51 am
  • Here's the current precedence table as I see it, based mostly on what the, er, cabal came up with after the Perl conference. [Cabal members: note that I've demoted cmp and <= from chaining ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 14, 2004 at 7:17 am
    Aug 18, 2004 at 10:50 pm
  • Traits can be mean, but roles are "guarenteed"(=forced?) to play nice. But suppose I have a role that wants to play nicer, by ensuring that incorporating it in some class actually makes sense. For ...
    Abhijit MahabalAbhijit Mahabal
    Aug 30, 2004 at 3:19 am
    Sep 6, 2004 at 5:31 pm
  • Adverbs are confusing me mightily lately. It may be that Larry's A12 revision just needs a few examples *with* parenthesis to straighten me out. Here are some semi-coherent attempts to sort it out in ...
    John WilliamsJohn Williams
    Aug 20, 2004 at 10:15 pm
    Aug 21, 2004 at 12:25 am
  • : My main worry with this approach is how it would interact with slurpy : args. I mean if method is defined as : : def method(*args) : ... : end : : how do I make sure that $clos doesn't become part ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 13, 2004 at 5:46 pm
    Aug 14, 2004 at 1:35 am
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the six days ending 2004-07-31 As I threatened last week, I'm moving the rollover point for these summaries from midnight on Sunday/Monday to midnight on Friday/Saturday, but ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Aug 2, 2004 at 8:18 am
    Aug 9, 2004 at 12:38 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the fortnight ending 2004-08-20 Harrumph. Note to self; never miss a week when you could actually have written the summary. I lulled myself into a false sense of security with ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Aug 25, 2004 at 7:19 pm
    Aug 31, 2004 at 8:56 pm
  • In S5, the following is stated: The tr/// quote-like operator now also has a subroutine form. * It can be given either a single PAIR: $str =~ tr( 'A-C' = 'a-c' ); * Or a hash (or hash ref): $str =~ ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Aug 27, 2004 at 2:49 pm
    Sep 8, 2004 at 10:32 am
  • Sorry if this has already been asked and answered, but in doing a little research about Perl 6 mixins (http://www.perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=384858), I ran into some questions that I couldn't ...
    OvidOvid
    Aug 22, 2004 at 3:04 pm
    Aug 22, 2004 at 9:53 pm
  • This bit comes from the p6i list, and I just thought I'd ask those in-the-know if my suggested "returntype" role/property would make sense here, or if there's another way to do it that makes more ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Aug 18, 2004 at 3:44 pm
    Aug 18, 2004 at 7:09 pm
  • I just reread the table of smart matches in Synopsis 4, and I realized that it doesn't say what is returned by a ~~ b. For example, the first line of this table says $_ $x Type of Match Implied ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Aug 28, 2004 at 5:31 am
    Aug 30, 2004 at 7:25 pm
  • There has been a lot of discussion in the other threads lately about iterators. I was wondering if there will be an easy way to create a bidirectional iterator? Toy example to show what I'm thinking: ...
    David StorrsDavid Storrs
    Aug 23, 2004 at 10:31 pm
    Aug 30, 2004 at 7:13 pm
  • =head1 Title Synopsis 1: Overview =head1 Author Larry Wall <larry@wall.org =head1 Version Maintainer: Date: Last Modified: Number: 1 Version: 0 This document summarizes Apocalypse 1, which covers the ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Aug 14, 2004 at 6:31 pm
    Aug 14, 2004 at 8:49 pm
  • There's something wrong with the mailing list archives at http://dev.perl.org/perl6/lists/. I can get to this page OK, but when I click on a link to the perl6-internals or perl6-language archives, I ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:58 am
    Aug 13, 2004 at 8:25 am
  • You may have noticed that the mailing lists weren't working for a large chunk of last week. So I'm taking a break in summarizing this week. I'll catch up next week.
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Aug 16, 2004 at 7:18 pm
    Aug 16, 2004 at 7:18 pm
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