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  • All, Speaking briefly, I would like it if Perl 6 provided a way for a class (or role, or meta-class, etc) to declare that all variables declared to be of that type are automatically/implicitly set to ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Feb 6, 2006 at 3:26 am
    Feb 15, 2006 at 4:07 am
  • Apologies if this is insulting to anyone, but personally I think that Perl 6 (pugs, parrot, everything) is losing too much momentum lately. I think we need to seriously rethink some of the ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Feb 7, 2006 at 9:29 pm
    Feb 9, 2006 at 9:02 am
  • For perl 6, Array and Scalar are in different namespace. So, class A { has $.a; has @.a }; what will A.new.a return by default? An Error? or Scalar has a higher priority? Thanks, xinming
    Yiyi HuYiyi Hu
    Feb 13, 2006 at 1:21 am
    Feb 15, 2006 at 2:09 pm
  • Hello, When building code strings in Perl 5 I usually write the code, then wrap it in double quotes, then "\" escape everything light blue under syntax highlighting. I was wondering if there'll a ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Feb 17, 2006 at 10:26 pm
    Feb 19, 2006 at 8:09 pm
  • The table of smart matches in S4 has this: ... Any Str string equality match if $_ eq $x ... Any Rule pattern match match if $_ ~~ /$x/ ... By my (and Damian's) interpretation of the table, this ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Feb 7, 2006 at 6:48 pm
    Feb 10, 2006 at 12:37 am
  • Late last year I implemented a few Perl 6 features in Perl 5. A couple of things have emerged that may be relevant to the Perl 6 design. Certainly they're things that I'm curious about. I'll send the ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Feb 7, 2006 at 6:39 pm
    Feb 9, 2006 at 3:16 am
  • All, I would like for there to be a simple and terse way for Perl 6 identifiers or symbols, including variable and subroutine and identifier names, to be able to be composed of any characters ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Feb 7, 2006 at 11:22 pm
    Feb 8, 2006 at 7:18 am
  • Hmm, There are sevral appears in S05 which use = instead of - in a for loop. So, Is this a typo? eg: for @{$<pairs } = $pair { say "Key: $pair[0]"; say "Val: $pair[1]"; } Thanks, Xinming
    Yiyi HuYiyi Hu
    Feb 2, 2006 at 7:02 pm
    Feb 7, 2006 at 3:55 am
  • If you're going to have versions of sqrt in S29 that deal with Complex numbers, you ought to do likewise with a number of other functions: multi sub abs (: Complex ?$x = $CALLER::_ ) returns Num ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Feb 23, 2006 at 9:47 am
    Feb 28, 2006 at 7:07 pm
  • Hello, I've stumbled upon Perl6 a couple of weeks ago and I'm really looking forward to seeing the finished product. Currently, I'm trying to implement a perl-like rules module for Python, and I've ...
    H. StellingH. Stelling
    Feb 15, 2006 at 9:12 am
    Feb 21, 2006 at 2:25 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Feb 23 06:15:20 2006 New Revision: 7795 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Typo, plus audrey forgot to increment version. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 23, 2006 at 2:15 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 2:07 pm
  • According to the revised Synopsis 6, named subroutines can have one of three forms: my RETTYPE sub NAME ( PARAMS ) TRAITS {...} # lexical only our RETTYPE sub NAME ( PARAMS ) TRAITS {...} # also ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Feb 24, 2006 at 2:06 am
    Feb 24, 2006 at 12:45 pm
  • (from p6i) Larry Wall wrote: [...] I was thinking about this discussion on p6i, and I started thinking that there's something between "my" and state: a "state" variable that is created/initialized on ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Feb 3, 2006 at 5:41 am
    Feb 3, 2006 at 9:20 pm
  • HaloO, S02 states "(Directly subscripting the type with either square brackets or curlies is reserved for various generic type-theoretic operations. In most other matters type names and package names ...
    TSaTSa
    Feb 21, 2006 at 11:00 am
    Feb 24, 2006 at 1:12 pm
  • Hello everyone, This is my first post to the actual mailing list and not to Google Groups (yeah, took me a bit to figure out they're not the same). I have a few questions about the rules in Perl 6, ...
    David RomanoDavid Romano
    Feb 14, 2006 at 12:44 am
    Feb 14, 2006 at 8:22 pm
  • For the moment this doc is still in pugs/docs/AES/S29draft.pod. This is all still quite negotiable. I'm particularly not settled on the character type names yet. [Please split replies to separate ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Feb 23, 2006 at 7:55 am
    Feb 27, 2006 at 1:04 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Wed Feb 22 11:01:51 2006 New Revision: 7784 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: * S12: replace the inaccurate use "eigenclass" with "metaclass" * Also specify "$.foo" ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 23, 2006 at 5:28 am
    Feb 23, 2006 at 2:28 pm
  • Hi again, L<S06/"Macros" Is it possible to refer to a variable in a CODE quotation without splicing it in as an AST or string? I can't see how this is be possible under S06, unless using OUTER:: is ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Feb 17, 2006 at 11:57 pm
    Feb 18, 2006 at 6:26 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Thu Feb 23 13:25:31 2006 New Revision: 7812 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: * S11: Inner modules can now decalare "is export" as well; exports are now collected ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 23, 2006 at 9:25 pm
    Feb 23, 2006 at 10:04 pm
  • On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another 1.5 monthly release of Parrot. GPW is the German Perl Workshop, which will take place next week. I'd like to thank all involved people as ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Feb 22, 2006 at 1:55 pm
    Feb 22, 2006 at 2:09 pm
  • The Perl 6 summary for the week ending 2006-02-12 Did I say Thursday night? What was I thinking? Blame Nikon for finally delivering my D200; or just blame me for being a lazy git who spent Thursday ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Feb 18, 2006 at 9:02 am
    Feb 19, 2006 at 4:51 pm
  • I think there's a typo in synopsis 5, "Indirectly quantified subpattern captures:" [ (\w+) \: (\w+ \h+)* \n ]**{2...} I have a feeling the \h should be *, not +.
    Amos RobinsonAmos Robinson
    Feb 13, 2006 at 12:40 am
    Feb 13, 2006 at 9:41 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Tue Feb 28 07:22:23 2006 New Revision: 7898 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * S05: Generalizing +$/ and ~$/ delegating to $(), by stipulating that all explicit ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 28, 2006 at 3:22 pm
    Feb 28, 2006 at 3:22 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sun Feb 26 07:48:47 2006 New Revision: 7877 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: Non-qualified variables, such as $x and &f, _always_ refers to lexicals under ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 26, 2006 at 4:31 pm
    Feb 26, 2006 at 4:31 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sun Feb 26 07:45:08 2006 New Revision: 7876 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 26, 2006 at 4:27 pm
    Feb 26, 2006 at 4:27 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sun Feb 26 01:35:45 2006 New Revision: 7875 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * S06: Explicit importation in q:code// from the :COMPILING scope using the ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 26, 2006 at 10:17 am
    Feb 26, 2006 at 10:17 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sun Feb 26 01:32:17 2006 New Revision: 7874 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: * S11: Import from pseudo-packages like GLOBAL and CALLER. Modified: ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 26, 2006 at 10:14 am
    Feb 26, 2006 at 10:14 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Feb 25 02:30:24 2006 New Revision: 7869 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Example was still in superpositional Perl[5|6]. dconway++ lwall-- Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 25, 2006 at 11:12 am
    Feb 25, 2006 at 11:12 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Feb 25 01:59:19 2006 New Revision: 7867 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * S05: Fix the <(...) typo (was spelled <(...\ ) and make the moose example slightly ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 25, 2006 at 10:41 am
    Feb 25, 2006 at 10:41 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Feb 25 01:58:24 2006 New Revision: 7866 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Fixed and clarified <(...) definition. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 25, 2006 at 10:40 am
    Feb 25, 2006 at 10:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Feb 25 00:29:54 2006 New Revision: 7863 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 25, 2006 at 9:11 am
    Feb 25, 2006 at 9:11 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Feb 24 16:04:13 2006 New Revision: 7860 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * Added $() access to "result" object. * Added <( pat ) matcher to capture simple result ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 25, 2006 at 12:46 am
    Feb 25, 2006 at 12:46 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Feb 24 15:05:03 2006 New Revision: 7859 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * returning from within a rule sets the "result object", which can be accessed with the ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 11:46 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 11:46 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Feb 24 14:16:49 2006 New Revision: 7858 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: * S09: Autovivification no longer happens under rvalue context. Suggested and ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 10:58 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 10:58 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Feb 24 13:06:51 2006 New Revision: 7856 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Revamped quasiquoting for visual, nestable, non-code-interfering unquoting. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 24, 2006 at 9:07 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 9:07 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Feb 24 12:21:45 2006 New Revision: 7853 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: * S04: The "If a curly occurs by a line by itself, then it stands for end of statement" ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 8:21 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 8:21 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Feb 24 10:58:18 2006 New Revision: 7849 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S10.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S13.pod Log: * more A*- S* changes. ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 6:58 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 6:58 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Feb 24 05:49:02 2006 New Revision: 7839 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * Textual cleanup of S2/4/6. ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 1:49 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 1:49 pm
  • Author: luqui Date: Thu Feb 23 18:50:18 2006 New Revision: 7832 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Answered Joe Gottman's question. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    LuquiLuqui
    Feb 24, 2006 at 2:50 am
    Feb 24, 2006 at 2:50 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Thu Feb 23 17:02:39 2006 New Revision: 7831 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: * S11: fix another typo. Typo`R`us. * S12: remove the ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 24, 2006 at 1:02 am
    Feb 24, 2006 at 1:02 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Feb 23 15:05:58 2006 New Revision: 7821 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: another typo Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 23, 2006 at 11:06 pm
    Feb 23, 2006 at 11:06 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Feb 23 15:04:02 2006 New Revision: 7819 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: fix typo and date++, rev++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Feb 23, 2006 at 11:04 pm
    Feb 23, 2006 at 11:04 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Thu Feb 23 13:35:36 2006 New Revision: 7814 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: * S11 typo fix and version bump. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Feb 23, 2006 at 9:35 pm
    Feb 23, 2006 at 9:35 pm
  • The Perl 6 summary for the week ending 2006-02-12 Welcome to part one of this week's summary. Owning to chronic problems with deadlines I've only got time to summarize perl6-compiler and ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Feb 14, 2006 at 9:46 pm
    Feb 14, 2006 at 9:46 pm
  • The last 2 messages I got from p6l were duplicated, the ones from Yiyi and chromatic, but the message is only addressed to the list once, and not addressed to any other recipients. The problem seems ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Feb 13, 2006 at 3:30 am
    Feb 13, 2006 at 3:30 am
  • HaloO, this sort of follows up on the 'Re: Junctions again (was Re: binding arguments)' thread. The point I tried to make there is that the optimizer needs the permission to change boolean checks in ...
    Thomas SandlassThomas Sandlass
    Feb 10, 2006 at 8:25 am
    Feb 10, 2006 at 8:25 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2006-01-24 though 2006-02-07 All~ Welcome to another fortnight's summary. I would say more, but my throat really hurts. Perl 6 Language Pugs's Minimum GHC Darren Duncan proposed ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Feb 8, 2006 at 3:09 am
    Feb 8, 2006 at 3:09 am
  • Background: At work we have a big C++ project. I just added a new object, and now $boss asked me to add the send/receive interface. These two methods allow an object to be serialized to and from a ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Feb 5, 2006 at 12:41 pm
    Feb 5, 2006 at 12:41 pm
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