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  • When do we do integer/rational math and when do we do floating point math? That is, is 1 different from 1.0? Should 10**500 be infinity or a 1 with 500 zeroes after it? Should 10**10**6 run out of ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Dec 29, 2006 at 9:34 am
    Jan 30, 2007 at 11:36 pm
  • HaloO, I've mentioned the concept of supertyping in several posts but now I want to dedicate a thread to it because it increases the expressive power of Perl 6 if one can form abstractions not only ...
    TSaTSa
    Dec 11, 2006 at 5:33 pm
    Dec 20, 2006 at 4:38 pm
  • Dear all I hope I am sending this to the correct place. I regularly use the RAII idiom in Perl 5 and C++ to automatically clean up resources during object destruction. I recently read a mail thread ...
    Blair SuttonBlair Sutton
    Dec 18, 2006 at 12:03 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 3:35 pm
  • Suppose I have a gather block that spawns several threads, each of which calls take several times. Obviously, the relative order of items returned from take in different threads is indeterminate, but ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Dec 7, 2006 at 12:44 am
    Dec 13, 2006 at 7:09 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Dec 19 01:20:40 2006 New Revision: 13495 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: callsame/callwith/nextsame/nextwith mentioned here too. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 19, 2006 at 8:20 am
    Dec 21, 2006 at 3:24 am
  • Ovid wrote: (reversed the message a bit) This looks like a Test "bug"; it's doing something like: is 'b', 'a' # not ok is 'b', 'b' # ok is 'b', 'c' # not ok ... If you write: ok 'b' === any('a'..'h') ...
    Jonathan RockwayJonathan Rockway
    Dec 20, 2006 at 4:26 pm
    Dec 20, 2006 at 10:24 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 17:58:19 2006 New Revision: 13509 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Typo from Ruud++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 29, 2006 at 12:58 am
    Dec 29, 2006 at 12:58 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 14:51:37 2006 New Revision: 13508 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Grrr, otta profefreed my onw righting occashionaly. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:51 pm
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:51 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 14:47:15 2006 New Revision: 13507 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Another tweak from b_jonas++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:47 pm
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:47 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 14:31:49 2006 New Revision: 13506 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: An "edito" noticed by mj41++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:31 pm
    Dec 28, 2006 at 9:31 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 13:56:48 2006 New Revision: 13505 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Refinements to previous fix. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 28, 2006 at 8:57 pm
    Dec 28, 2006 at 8:57 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Dec 28 13:35:41 2006 New Revision: 13504 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Fossil of old foo($bar) semantics found by b_jonas++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 28, 2006 at 8:35 pm
    Dec 28, 2006 at 8:35 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 23 18:57:20 2006 New Revision: 13503 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: removed "is from" in favor of ":= cat" which composes better. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 24, 2006 at 1:57 am
    Dec 24, 2006 at 1:57 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 23 18:37:23 2006 New Revision: 13502 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: More attempts to make smartmatch semantics consistent with multiple dispatch. Regex ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 24, 2006 at 1:37 am
    Dec 24, 2006 at 1:37 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 23 12:50:23 2006 New Revision: 13501 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Housekeeping move of basic types section from S06 to S02, no ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 23, 2006 at 7:50 pm
    Dec 23, 2006 at 7:50 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 23 12:10:42 2006 New Revision: 13500 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification on which forms of infix:<~~ are provided dynamically if compile-time ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 23, 2006 at 7:10 pm
    Dec 23, 2006 at 7:10 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 23 02:10:28 2006 New Revision: 13499 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Ruminations on defining the limits of what are considered metatokens. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 23, 2006 at 9:10 am
    Dec 23, 2006 at 9:10 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Dec 22 20:29:46 2006 New Revision: 13498 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Attempts to simplify and rationalize smartmatch semantics. ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 23, 2006 at 3:29 am
    Dec 23, 2006 at 3:29 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Dec 20 18:42:50 2006 New Revision: 13497 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Made Range objects smarter about transforms. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 21, 2006 at 1:43 am
    Dec 21, 2006 at 1:43 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Dec 19 01:32:45 2006 New Revision: 13496 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Duh, it's December. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 19, 2006 at 8:32 am
    Dec 19, 2006 at 8:32 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Dec 19 01:02:59 2006 New Revision: 13494 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Rehuffmanized call/goto to callmumble/nextmumble at suggestion of TheDamian++. Eliminated ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 19, 2006 at 8:03 am
    Dec 19, 2006 at 8:03 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Dec 18 17:50:54 2006 New Revision: 13493 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Nitty infrastructural routines probably shouldn't rely on multiple dispatch or optional ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 19, 2006 at 12:51 am
    Dec 19, 2006 at 12:51 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Dec 16 11:11:30 2006 New Revision: 13492 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: braino noticed by gaal++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 16, 2006 at 6:12 pm
    Dec 16, 2006 at 6:12 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Dec 15 21:44:02 2006 New Revision: 13491 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Added grammatical category for "do" and friends. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 16, 2006 at 4:44 am
    Dec 16, 2006 at 4:44 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Dec 13 17:50:39 2006 New Revision: 13490 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Generalized the do/gather syntax to other similar dynamic scoping constructs. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 14, 2006 at 12:51 am
    Dec 14, 2006 at 12:51 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Dec 5 17:19:40 2006 New Revision: 13489 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: C<gather now allows any statement, just like C<do . Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 6, 2006 at 1:19 am
    Dec 6, 2006 at 1:19 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Dec 5 09:37:26 2006 New Revision: 13488 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Clarify Set/Bag relationship to KeyHash. Clarify default ...
    LarryLarry
    Dec 5, 2006 at 5:37 pm
    Dec 5, 2006 at 5:37 pm
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