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  • I'm comfortable with the semantic distinction between 'rule' as "thingy inside a grammar" and 'regex' as "thingy outside a grammar". But, I think we can find a better name than 'regex'. The problem ...
    Allison RandalAllison Randal
    May 9, 2006 at 11:51 pm
    May 11, 2006 at 9:08 pm
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    Scans

    We have a very nifty reduce metaoperator. Scans are a counterpart of reduce that are very useful -- they are the (preferably lazy) list of consecutive accumulated reductions up to the final result. ...
    Gaal YahasGaal Yahas
    May 8, 2006 at 2:31 pm
    May 10, 2006 at 8:30 am
  • As I carry on in my spare time to implement a Relation type for Perl 6, I would like to use some of the simpler types that were added to the Synopsis recently and seem to lack a lot of explanatory ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 4, 2006 at 9:45 pm
    May 8, 2006 at 5:31 am
  • I asked this via the Google Groups interface a few weeks ago, but I'm not sure if it made it here. I am asking again in case the question never made it onto the list. Has the syntax for ...
    John DragoJohn Drago
    May 30, 2006 at 9:41 pm
    Jun 4, 2006 at 5:27 am
  • How does an atomic block differ from one in which all variables are implicitly hypotheticalized? I'm thinking that a "retry" exit statement may be redundant; instead, why not just go with the ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    May 31, 2006 at 8:46 pm
    Jun 2, 2006 at 6:16 pm
  • Well, that message wasn't, but this one is... What's the relationship in perl6 between namespaces and classes? For example, given: package Foo { sub bar {...} } class Corge { method grault {...} } Is ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    May 18, 2006 at 10:18 pm
    May 26, 2006 at 6:12 pm
  • I was chatting with a P6 person the other day (who can remain nameless unless he chooses to identify himself). He made the following observation: I think there are a couple of reasons for this ...
    David K StorrsDavid K Storrs
    May 4, 2006 at 2:45 pm
    May 8, 2006 at 2:54 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 11 09:55:36 2006 New Revision: 9197 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Changed :words/:w to :sigspace/:s and invented ss/// and ms// (or maybe mm//). Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 11, 2006 at 4:55 pm
    May 15, 2006 at 8:00 pm
  • Larry pointed out that this topic is better suited for perl6-language instead of perl6-users, so I'm forwarding this along. Feel free to exercise your "delete" key. Cheers, Ovid -- If this message is ...
    OvidOvid
    May 25, 2006 at 6:45 pm
    May 27, 2006 at 6:35 pm
  • I was googling around, looking for the most suitable Perl Wiki for a possible addition of a Perl 6 section, and happened across this site: Perl 6 Wiki: (http://perl.net.au/wiki/Perl_6). Their posted ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 23, 2006 at 7:42 am
    May 24, 2006 at 4:02 pm
  • What would be the way to define-or-set that a specific hash has non-case-sensitive keys? Or broader: that the keys should be normalized (think NFKC()) before usage? Would it be easy to "delegate it ...
    Dr.RuudDr.Ruud
    May 8, 2006 at 10:53 am
    May 9, 2006 at 4:07 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Thu May 11 02:52:17 2006 New Revision: 9176 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * S06: "but true" is now spelled as "but True" Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    May 11, 2006 at 9:52 am
    May 11, 2006 at 9:41 pm
  • I know they were just introduced, but I have a question about the conceptual validity of the following statements in S03, which appear in the newly edited hyper-operators section: ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 19, 2006 at 8:22 pm
    May 23, 2006 at 5:25 am
  • I've been working on DBM::Deep, a way to have P5's data structures stored on disk instead of RAM. One of the major features I've been adding has been ACID transactions. I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be ...
    Rob KinyonRob Kinyon
    May 15, 2006 at 1:31 pm
    May 17, 2006 at 8:01 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 12 14:55:00 2006 New Revision: 9216 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Major whackage: Prefix * and ** ...
    LarryLarry
    May 12, 2006 at 9:55 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 3:12 pm
  • according to S02, under 'Literals', generalized quotes may now take adverbs. in that section is the following comment: <snip [Conjectural: Ordinarily the colon is required on adverbs, but the "quote" ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    May 10, 2006 at 6:15 am
    May 11, 2006 at 5:38 pm
  • Author: autrijus Date: Mon May 1 10:32:02 2006 New Revision: 9076 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: * S03.pod: Retire lvalue undef and replace it with lvalue Whatever: # Perl 5 (undef, ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    May 1, 2006 at 5:32 pm
    May 2, 2006 at 8:56 pm
  • I discovered in reading Synopsis 12 today that some code examples use out of date syntax, as I understand it: For example, look in the "Roles" main documentation section. There are many places where ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 29, 2006 at 2:36 am
    May 29, 2006 at 3:57 am
  • (Responding to 3 notes on 2 mail lists here; Changed subject line.) Juerd wrote: Does that mean you are willing to be the one to set up a Perl 6 Wiki and administer it? (Preferably using perl5 wiki ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 25, 2006 at 8:47 am
    May 25, 2006 at 10:43 am
  • like i wrote here before i startet to write an perl6tutorial. appendix C is made as an appetizer with some code examples in perl 5 vs perl 6 equivalent. the examples are so far: - junctive and ...
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    May 12, 2006 at 8:40 am
    May 12, 2006 at 2:02 pm
  • <quote Instead of /ee say: s/pattern/{ eval doit() }/ </quote s/eval/try/ ? -- Affijn, Ruud "Gewoon is een tijger."
    Dr.RuudDr.Ruud
    May 5, 2006 at 1:33 pm
    May 5, 2006 at 2:22 pm
  • When reading Synopses, I sometimes notice some mistakes or typos, which I'd like to submit a patch for, but it's not easy to do so as I don't know where to get the source. Could each Synopsis include ...
    Markus LaireMarkus Laire
    May 4, 2006 at 11:55 am
    May 4, 2006 at 5:15 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 26 09:57:12 2006 New Revision: 9310 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Clarifications of inner type from sam++. Deployment of julian++ at 200605252055, 8`lb + ...
    LarryLarry
    May 26, 2006 at 4:57 pm
    May 26, 2006 at 5:25 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 25 11:21:16 2006 New Revision: 9307 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Clarifying the distinction between the "of" and "where" return types. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 25, 2006 at 6:21 pm
    May 26, 2006 at 12:35 am
  • 'DBDI' relates to the interface to db drivers that's 'underneath' the DBI (and similar db abstraction layers). The idea is that Parrot needs something like DBDI so all the languages targeting Parrot ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    May 16, 2006 at 11:00 pm
    May 16, 2006 at 11:34 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 11 13:33:29 2006 New Revision: 9202 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Various clarifications from jerry++ and others Extra dot is now allowed before hyper ...
    LarryLarry
    May 11, 2006 at 8:33 pm
    May 11, 2006 at 8:54 pm
  • There is a typo in S09 (patch included) Also, S09 uses postfix ... to mean ..Inf but S03 uses ..* for this, so one of these should likely be changed unless both are OK. -- Markus Laire
    Markus LaireMarkus Laire
    May 5, 2006 at 4:42 pm
    May 5, 2006 at 10:19 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 23 12:54:49 2006 New Revision: 9306 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Ambiguity noted by spinclad++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 23, 2006 at 7:55 pm
    May 23, 2006 at 7:55 pm
  • Author: chromatic Date: Sun May 21 14:11:09 2006 New Revision: 9305 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Minor typo fix. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    May 21, 2006 at 9:11 pm
    May 21, 2006 at 9:11 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 19 16:29:33 2006 New Revision: 9304 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: dduncan++ points out that bags are unordered, which actually forces asymmetry. Clarified ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2006 at 11:30 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 11:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 19 11:45:34 2006 New Revision: 9303 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Typo from aufrank++. Feeble attempt to make .foo optional on nodes that only contain ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2006 at 6:46 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 6:46 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 19 11:13:09 2006 New Revision: 9302 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Refined hyperops a bit. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2006 at 6:14 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 6:14 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 18 16:23:46 2006 New Revision: 9299 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification on xx operator semantics. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 18, 2006 at 11:24 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 11:24 pm
  • Author: pmichaud Date: Thu May 18 10:24:58 2006 New Revision: 9298 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: typo: change B<Block to C<Block Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    PmichaudPmichaud
    May 18, 2006 at 5:25 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 5:25 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 16 15:57:12 2006 New Revision: 9261 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: s/Tuple/Seq/ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 16, 2006 at 10:58 pm
    May 16, 2006 at 10:58 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 15 22:30:10 2006 New Revision: 9260 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: missing dot-postfix falls back to corresponding prefix ...
    LarryLarry
    May 16, 2006 at 5:30 am
    May 16, 2006 at 5:30 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 15 19:49:41 2006 New Revision: 9259 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: separated logicals back out, combined all comma-ish things in one level. but still 22 ...
    LarryLarry
    May 16, 2006 at 2:50 am
    May 16, 2006 at 2:50 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 15 19:31:05 2006 New Revision: 9258 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Rerationalized loose operator precedence. New loose unary precedence level tighter than ...
    LarryLarry
    May 16, 2006 at 2:31 am
    May 16, 2006 at 2:31 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sun May 14 10:39:58 2006 New Revision: 9253 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Got rid of default @@_ array and postfix == . May now pipe to ...
    LarryLarry
    May 14, 2006 at 5:40 pm
    May 14, 2006 at 5:40 pm
  • On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 14, 2006 at 4:16 pm
    May 14, 2006 at 4:16 pm
  • This note is crossposted to perl.perl6.language; please include perl.perl6.meta on replies.] Feedback on the draft FAQ below will be appreciated. TIA. Anyone have a contact at Google they can ping ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 14, 2006 at 8:12 am
    May 14, 2006 at 8:12 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 13 09:15:35 2006 New Revision: 9238 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: :ratchet behavior was unclearly written, from scw++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 13, 2006 at 4:16 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 4:16 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 13 09:07:03 2006 New Revision: 9237 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Clarifications on multidimensional notations. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 13, 2006 at 4:07 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 4:07 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 13 08:51:43 2006 New Revision: 9236 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: s:g/<'&?SUB' /&?ROUTINE/ from gaal++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 13, 2006 at 3:51 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 3:51 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 12 23:00:37 2006 New Revision: 9226 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Capture explosions. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 13, 2006 at 6:01 am
    May 13, 2006 at 6:01 am
  • Author: autrijus Date: Fri May 12 18:49:49 2006 New Revision: 9222 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * S06: Only bare keys with valid identifier names are recognized as named arguments: ...
    AutrijusAutrijus
    May 13, 2006 at 1:50 am
    May 13, 2006 at 1:50 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 11 23:26:34 2006 New Revision: 9208 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Cleanup from spinclad++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 12, 2006 at 6:27 am
    May 12, 2006 at 6:27 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 11 15:39:08 2006 New Revision: 9204 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Typos. Tightened up prefix:<* to ...
    LarryLarry
    May 11, 2006 at 10:39 pm
    May 11, 2006 at 10:39 pm
  • that's postfix ::, as mentioned in the Names section of S02. <snip There is no longer any special package hash such as %Foo::. Just subscript the package object itself as a hash object, the key of ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    May 10, 2006 at 5:28 am
    May 10, 2006 at 5:28 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 9 21:26:12 2006 New Revision: 9156 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: patch from jerry++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 10, 2006 at 4:26 am
    May 10, 2006 at 4:26 am
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