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  • The current long dot consists of a dot, then whitespace, and then another dot. The whitespace is mandatory, which makes the construct at least three characters long. Tripling the length of an ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Apr 29, 2006 at 3:15 pm
    May 4, 2006 at 6:07 pm
  • Okay, after attempting and failing to take a nap, I think I know what's bugging me about "long dot". It seems just a little too specific. So here's another proposal. We've been saying forever that we ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Apr 8, 2006 at 12:16 am
    Apr 11, 2006 at 1:28 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Wed Apr 5 22:30:44 2006 New Revision: 8573 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: fix the three places where the old form: $x .(...) needs to be replaced to the new ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 6, 2006 at 5:30 am
    Apr 6, 2006 at 5:20 pm
  • A couple of questions and suggestions about Perl 6 built-in data types, following a look at the newest S06 ( http://svn.perl.org/perl6/doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ) ... 1. There doesn't seem to be ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Apr 27, 2006 at 8:10 pm
    Apr 28, 2006 at 12:34 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 20 02:07:51 2006 New Revision: 8883 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Various clarifications. Documented that null first alternative is ignored. Removed colon ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 20, 2006 at 9:09 am
    Apr 20, 2006 at 8:33 pm
  • In Synopsis 5 (version 22), Under "Variable (non-)interpolation" it's said that <quote An interpolated hash matches the longest possible key of the hash as a literal, or fails if no key matches. (A ...
    Markus LaireMarkus Laire
    Apr 24, 2006 at 1:51 pm
    Apr 25, 2006 at 1:00 am
  • All~ I just noticed something claiming that C<$a. foo() is actually C<$a.foo() (a method call on C<$a ) and that C<$a .foo() is actually C<$a $_.foo() (likely a syntax error). When did this change? ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Apr 6, 2006 at 5:59 pm
    Apr 7, 2006 at 8:37 am
  • Will perl6 Sets include set negation and/or a universal set? In effect, an internal flag that says, "this set contains every possible element _except_ the ones listed"? -- Jonathan "Dataweaver" Lang
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 4, 2006 at 6:03 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri Apr 21 08:56:22 2006 New Revision: 8899 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * S05: Oops, turns out I entirely read perlop.pod incorrectly; "it matches once only" ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 21, 2006 at 3:56 pm
    Apr 21, 2006 at 9:09 pm
  • According to Synopsis 5, the repetition qualifier is now **{.} where the . must correspond to either an Int or a Range. This seems rather restrictive. Why are we not allowed a junction of Ints, for ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Apr 26, 2006 at 1:57 am
    Apr 26, 2006 at 3:52 pm
  • How do you define new adverbs, and how does a subroutine go about accessing them? -- Jonathan Lang
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 25, 2006 at 1:58 am
    Apr 25, 2006 at 5:18 am
  • HaloO, I'm unsure what the outcome of the recent long dot discussions is as far as the range operator is concerned. Since the whole point of the long dot is to support alignment styles the following ...
    TSaTSa
    Apr 11, 2006 at 10:41 am
    Apr 12, 2006 at 10:57 pm
  • Almost a year ago (2005-04-27), I wrote the list asking a question about junctions. Specifically, the ability to find the intersection, union, etc of a list. my $matches = any( @x_chars ) eq any( ...
    Joshua GatcombJoshua Gatcomb
    Apr 4, 2006 at 1:16 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 9:49 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Apr 1 10:32:53 2006 New Revision: 8520 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: destill the compoments of an Arguments object, and specify the $() @() %() &() ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 1, 2006 at 6:33 pm
    Apr 2, 2006 at 5:52 pm
  • Folks, This is a poetic quine (or quine-maker) in perl5. open myself, $0 and print <myself ; The same thing in perl6 would be: my $self = open $*PROGRAM_NAME; for =$self { say } or my $self = open ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Apr 8, 2006 at 7:41 am
    Apr 8, 2006 at 10:52 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 7 13:04:37 2006 New Revision: 8609 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: More long dot cleanup. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 7, 2006 at 8:04 pm
    Apr 8, 2006 at 9:48 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Apr 1 20:10:15 2006 New Revision: 8532 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * upper/lowercase English nit fix for the last patch as suggested by TimToady Modified: ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 2, 2006 at 4:10 am
    Apr 2, 2006 at 8:00 pm
  • Recently I had time to think about the $ symbol we use in Perl. I think Perl has been using the USD symbol for too long, and I'm now sure that it's time to replace it. After some research I came to ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Apr 1, 2006 at 9:15 pm
    Apr 2, 2006 at 5:24 am
  • I get a message like this for every message that I send to this list. Trying to contact sbc30k@yahoo.com did not result in response or change. Any ideas? ----- Forwarded message from sbc sbc ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Apr 29, 2006 at 4:00 pm
    Apr 30, 2006 at 5:58 pm
  • During my S03 cleanup today, I noticed that because *$fh and **$fh interpolates into the current argument list, it's always the same as =$fh under list context. So I wrote this paragraph: ...
    Audrey TangAudrey Tang
    Apr 22, 2006 at 9:55 am
    Apr 23, 2006 at 4:09 pm
  • Reading about capture objects, I see that they represent an arglist, and the the object to which you going to send those args. What is doesn't capture is the method name (the verb) that's being ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Apr 17, 2006 at 9:29 pm
    Apr 23, 2006 at 12:09 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Wed Apr 5 19:08:28 2006 New Revision: 8569 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: * S02/S05: Excise "reference" from them. Modified: ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 6, 2006 at 2:08 am
    Apr 6, 2006 at 2:19 pm
  • Please, let us agree to use the traditional name of "environment variables" in the docs, and not re-introduce its bastardized cousin, which hurts my ears. Thanks. -- Randal L. Schwartz - Stonehenge ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Apr 29, 2006 at 2:50 pm
    Apr 29, 2006 at 3:11 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Apr 15 06:17:49 2006 New Revision: 8698 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: * ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 15, 2006 at 1:17 pm
    Apr 16, 2006 at 8:30 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Apr 10 19:21:56 2006 New Revision: 8637 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Bare block executes immediately; return of closure must be explicit. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 11, 2006 at 2:22 am
    Apr 11, 2006 at 2:38 am
  • Hi... I think that Perl 6 should have a "whatever" context, which is essentially: I want either array or scalar or whatever... You choose so that functions like grep can return an array in "whatever" ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Apr 9, 2006 at 11:44 am
    Apr 10, 2006 at 9:28 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Apr 10 11:04:44 2006 New Revision: 8625 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Refactored long dot and embedded comments to be more orthogonal, so that foo.#{ bar }.baz ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 10, 2006 at 6:04 pm
    Apr 10, 2006 at 7:29 pm
  • Kudos to all on the Perl 6 mailing list, What's the conceptual difference (or relationship) between context and type coercion? Is $moose.prefix:<~ the same as $moose.coerce:<as (Str) for instance? ...
    Joshua ChoiJoshua Choi
    Apr 4, 2006 at 2:23 am
    Apr 4, 2006 at 3:43 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Mon Apr 3 05:47:07 2006 New Revision: 8553 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: * S09: Leo pointed out the paragraph on autovivifiction is still mentioning references. ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 3, 2006 at 12:47 pm
    Apr 3, 2006 at 9:54 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sun Apr 30 10:43:33 2006 New Revision: 9042 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Long ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 30, 2006 at 5:43 pm
    Apr 30, 2006 at 7:49 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Tue Apr 25 09:03:00 2006 New Revision: 8942 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 25, 2006 at 4:03 pm
    Apr 25, 2006 at 4:25 pm
  • Given the recent explosion of svn commits in the synopses, and the fact that the versions of the synopses on the dev.perl.org/perl6 site are lagging a bit, would it make sense to add a link to the ...
    Elyse M. GrassoElyse M. Grasso
    Apr 23, 2006 at 1:03 am
    Apr 23, 2006 at 6:15 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 21 22:41:58 2006 New Revision: 8907 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Lots of tweaks and clarifications, mostly stuff discussed but not yet codified. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 22, 2006 at 5:42 am
    Apr 22, 2006 at 8:22 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 21 13:27:05 2006 New Revision: 8902 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Attempt to straighten out Buf vs ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 21, 2006 at 8:27 pm
    Apr 21, 2006 at 10:18 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 20 17:01:01 2006 New Revision: 8891 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: As per Damian++'s suggestion, regex is now base form and rule is specialized. (Note: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 21, 2006 at 12:01 am
    Apr 21, 2006 at 1:14 am
  • from There are no C</s or C</m modifiers (changes to the meta-characters replace them - see below). to There are no C</s or C</m modifiers (change to the meta-characters that replace them - see ...
    Sean SiegerSean Sieger
    Apr 17, 2006 at 4:45 pm
    Apr 17, 2006 at 5:04 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sun Apr 16 18:24:04 2006 New Revision: 8724 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: * more typo cleanups promted by Dr. Ruud. Modified: ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 17, 2006 at 1:24 am
    Apr 17, 2006 at 10:07 am
  • Folks, I found this when I was playing w/ pugs. pugs { $^x }.(42) 42 pugs { my $z; $^x }.(42) *** Undeclared variable: "$^x" at <interactive line 1, column 10-14 So far as I see s06, there's nothing ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Apr 11, 2006 at 5:17 pm
    Apr 12, 2006 at 12:57 am
  • hello perlisticers (my first post) i read in the perl6 book second edition something called /Integer context/ and /Numeric context/ Ican understand the difference but since nowhere in the synopses i ...
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Apr 11, 2006 at 1:50 am
    Apr 11, 2006 at 3:57 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Apr 5 15:37:22 2006 New Revision: 8562 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Got rid of identity and trivial properties in favor of MMD definitions. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 5, 2006 at 10:37 pm
    Apr 6, 2006 at 8:18 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Wed Apr 5 22:15:15 2006 New Revision: 8572 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: Grammar fixes from Uri. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 6, 2006 at 5:15 am
    Apr 6, 2006 at 7:36 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Wed Apr 5 19:18:40 2006 New Revision: 8570 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S10.pod ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 6, 2006 at 2:18 am
    Apr 6, 2006 at 4:29 am
  • Given perl6's use of unicode as a basis, could we get "curly quotes", both single and double, to do the same things that straight quotes do? That is: "text" does the same thing as "text", and 'text' ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 2, 2006 at 10:32 am
    Apr 4, 2006 at 1:05 am
  • dear camels, especially all german speaking camels. im currently writing a perl6 tutorial in a wiki at: http://wiki.perl-community.de/bin/view/Wissensbasis/Perl6Tutorial Please join if you like or ...
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Apr 30, 2006 at 10:14 am
    Apr 30, 2006 at 10:14 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Apr 29 23:39:39 2006 New Revision: 9029 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * S06: aufrank++ pointed out the quicksort example was still using the (?$foo) form in ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 30, 2006 at 6:39 am
    Apr 30, 2006 at 6:39 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Sat Apr 29 08:27:29 2006 New Revision: 9004 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: Change the section headings "Atoms" and "Molecules" to the more descriptive ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    Apr 29, 2006 at 3:28 pm
    Apr 29, 2006 at 3:28 pm
  • In Perl5, the meaning of the undef value is overloaded. It can mean either the value an uninitialized variable or it may indeed mean a genuine undefined value. Perl5 is biased toward the first ...
    Stéphane PayrardStéphane Payrard
    Apr 29, 2006 at 12:52 pm
    Apr 29, 2006 at 12:52 pm
  • Nope, no need to coordinate. Go to it with a will. -- Piers Cawley <pdcawley@bofh.org.uk http://www.bofh.org.uk/
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Apr 28, 2006 at 6:31 pm
    Apr 28, 2006 at 6:31 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 27 09:33:20 2006 New Revision: 8973 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Clarify placeholders are illegal if conflicting with other signature. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 27, 2006 at 4:33 pm
    Apr 27, 2006 at 4:33 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Apr 26 14:41:21 2006 New Revision: 8967 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Typos, clarifications. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 26, 2006 at 9:41 pm
    Apr 26, 2006 at 9:41 pm
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