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  • As we now know, in many situations, << and « mean the same thing. In exactly those situations, the same is true for and ». However, sometimes, « cannot be used where << can. Here-docs are an example. ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Nov 25, 2004 at 8:56 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 1:07 pm
  • Hi folks I thought it was about time I brought some concerns I've been having lately to the list. Not so much on any particular problem with perl6, but on problems with perl5 we would seem to have ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Nov 24, 2004 at 5:37 pm
    Nov 29, 2004 at 1:01 pm
  • Hi Is $heredoc = «END; the same as $heredoc = <<END; ? thomas
    Thomas SeilerThomas Seiler
    Nov 25, 2004 at 1:55 pm
    Dec 1, 2004 at 12:57 am
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    qq:i

    since the qq:X family has recently come up, Id like to suggest another. qq:i {} is just like qq{} except that when it interpolates variables, those which are undefined are preserved literally. its ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Nov 30, 2004 at 11:50 pm
    Dec 1, 2004 at 6:43 pm
  • Which things can either have a name or be anonymous? Scalar values Arrays Hashes Rules Subs Classes? Roles? Modules? Other things? If anonymous roles exist, then does $object does role { method quux ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Nov 6, 2004 at 8:17 pm
    Nov 11, 2004 at 10:45 am
  • This is just to clarify something from S13. If I declare, for example multi sub *infix:«+» (EvilNumber $lhs, EvilNumber $rhs) { ... } Then if I run my EvilNumber $a; my EvilNumber $b; my EvilNumber ...
    Matthew WaltonMatthew Walton
    Nov 22, 2004 at 7:51 pm
    Nov 29, 2004 at 9:16 pm
  • Some questions: ----- Can we get an AUTOCLASS/AUTOCLASSDEF hook pair? ----- How does one create a class with a hyphen in the middle of it? If I say: use Foo-Bar; will it complain about not finding a ...
    Rod AdamsRod Adams
    Nov 10, 2004 at 3:17 am
    Nov 13, 2004 at 4:25 pm
  • As far as I understood, arrays and hashes, and references them are much more similar in Perl6 than it was in Perl5. F.e. we have @a and $a = \@a; the same: push @a,1,2,3 push $a, 1,2,3 $b = @a $b = ...
    Alexey TrofimenkoAlexey Trofimenko
    Nov 26, 2004 at 7:30 am
    Nov 30, 2004 at 10:14 pm
  • I was wondering just how much once can do with gather/take: is it possible to have multiple bins? @words = << abc def ade afe ade agc ; gather @bin1, @bin2 - $bin1, $bin2{ for @words { $bin1.take if ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Nov 24, 2004 at 9:12 pm
    Nov 25, 2004 at 5:38 pm
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2004-11-22 through 2004-11-29 All~ Rather than try to do something witty about the strange music I am listening to, or the stuffed animals who are assisting me. I will start this ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 30, 2004 at 3:23 am
    Nov 30, 2004 at 9:49 am
  • I finally managed to get the newest synopses and apocalypses up on dev.perl.org, so please consider my www.wall.org directories deprecated. If you haven't had a chance to peruse the synopses lately, ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Nov 22, 2004 at 5:27 pm
    Nov 22, 2004 at 6:11 pm
  • Synopsis 5 has a section on the return value from matches: http://www.wall.org/~larry/syn/S05.html#return_values_from_matches However, it has nothing on the return values of substitutions. In perl 6 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 19, 2004 at 10:20 pm
    Nov 20, 2004 at 1:11 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2004-11-08 through 2004-11-15 All~ Welcome to yet another Monday summary. This would have been a Sunday summary, but Avernum (from Spiderweb Software) forcibly prevented it. As ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 16, 2004 at 4:27 am
    Nov 16, 2004 at 4:41 am
  • I'm still troubled by the export trait as I read S11. I like not having to write a new subroutine in a procedural module and THEN go back up and edit @EXPORT. That's good. But, it seems to me that: ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Nov 9, 2004 at 10:21 pm
    Nov 10, 2004 at 12:01 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2004-11-01 through 2004-11-08 All~ Welcome to yet another summary, brought to you (once again) with the aid of the musical stylings of Dar Williams and Soul Coughing and a small ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 9, 2004 at 3:40 am
    Nov 9, 2004 at 2:29 pm
  • I would like to suggest that we define: multi sub *infix:+(...) {...} Will always generate a warning (not just for C<infix:+ , but for any operator) if used outside of a class definition or if used ...
    Aaron ShermanAaron Sherman
    Nov 7, 2004 at 5:40 pm
    Nov 8, 2004 at 2:36 am
  • First, Perl ought to allow bytecode, already compiled, to be loaded via a bytecode equivelant to eval(), if this cannot be done already. This would work the same way as executing Perl code via ...
    MilscvaerMilscvaer
    Nov 4, 2004 at 4:09 am
    Nov 4, 2004 at 7:12 am
  • Mail test. Sorry. Luke
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Nov 24, 2004 at 7:49 am
    Nov 24, 2004 at 7:49 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2004-11-15 through 2004-11-22 All~ Welcome to yet another summary. Although Aliya is present for this summary, I think the unnamed gecko with its tongue out will be the one who is ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 23, 2004 at 4:25 am
    Nov 23, 2004 at 4:25 am
  • Hi, I am trying to pass a string, containing YAML, from Parrot to the shared library 'libsyck'. 'libsyck' provides two functions: void syck_parser_str( SyckParser *, char *, long, SyckIoStrRead ); ( ...
    Bernhard SchmalhoferBernhard Schmalhofer
    Nov 10, 2004 at 10:55 pm
    Nov 10, 2004 at 10:55 pm
  • I would like to thank and encourage everyone who is working on Perl and Perl6 for doing such wonderful work on improving and building such a wonderful tool. I really do appreciate it and i have found ...
    MilscvaerMilscvaer
    Nov 5, 2004 at 3:11 pm
    Nov 5, 2004 at 3:11 pm
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2004-10-23 through 2004-11-01 All~ Welcome to another summary, this one being slightly delayed by Halloween. Before I start off with perl6-language, let me remind all American ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 2, 2004 at 4:33 am
    Nov 2, 2004 at 4:33 am
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