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  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 12:11:00 2007 New Revision: 13549 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Disabled negative subscript dwimmery for all shaped arrays. * can now take + and - ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 7:11 pm
    Feb 14, 2007 at 2:33 pm
  • I've been struggling lately with a missing generalization, and I'm not sure how it's going to play out, so I thought I'd ask for advice, or at least think out loud a bit. Perl has always had ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Jan 24, 2007 at 2:22 am
    Jan 27, 2007 at 2:23 am
  • I propose that we remove the following two lines from the smart match table in S03: Hash Any hash entry existence exists $_{$x} Array Any array contains item* any($_) === $x These are the two lines ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Jan 5, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    Jan 7, 2007 at 3:23 pm
  • Could we get a single-character symbol that could be used in an array index to refer to its shape in a dwimmy way? Something like: @x[*.head] @x[*.tail] # equivalent to @x[*] @A[*.head+2, *.tail-1] ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Jan 30, 2007 at 10:54 pm
    Jan 31, 2007 at 5:19 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sun Jan 7 00:50:30 2007 New Revision: 13515 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Smartmatching is now hopefully more consistent, extensible, and optimizable. (Suggestion to ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 7, 2007 at 7:50 am
    Jan 8, 2007 at 5:21 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 12:20:47 2007 New Revision: 13550 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Another idea for *+ vs *- in subscripts Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 7:21 pm
    Jan 31, 2007 at 1:47 pm
  • Hi @larry, I want to remember to my proposal from september 2006. It targets on changing S04. The discussion is summarized on: ...
    Steve LukasSteve Lukas
    Jan 19, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    Jan 27, 2007 at 5:42 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 10:39:25 2007 New Revision: 13543 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Note that take is intended to work en passant as suggested by gabriele renzi++ Also ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 29, 2007 at 5:39 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 8:13 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jan 27 00:59:58 2007 New Revision: 13540 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Major reorganization of S03. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 27, 2007 at 8:00 am
    Jan 28, 2007 at 6:58 pm
  • Synopsys 13 mentions an "is commutative" trait in its discussion of operator overloading syntax: A few questions: Is this restricted to only binary operators, or can I tag any function/method with ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jan 16, 2007 at 7:19 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:23 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 16 11:09:42 2007 New Revision: 13523 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Tweak | to provide longest-token instead of short-circuit semantics. Now use || for old ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 16, 2007 at 6:09 pm
    Jan 16, 2007 at 8:17 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 8 02:35:42 2007 New Revision: 13519 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: A bunch more "tough love" applied to the smartmatching semantics. Change $x notation to X ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 8, 2007 at 9:35 am
    Jan 8, 2007 at 5:57 pm
  • : How are coercions handled when calling functions? : : sub identity ( Int $i ) { return $i } : : my Num $x = 3.25; : : say indentity($x); # prints 3 or type error? Or even 3.25? : : I'm opting for ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Jan 30, 2007 at 5:51 pm
    Jan 31, 2007 at 12:00 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 14:06:49 2007 New Revision: 13545 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Clarifications requested by gaal++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 29, 2007 at 9:06 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 11:39 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sun Jan 7 01:39:34 2007 New Revision: 13516 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification on how a Grammar pattern finds its top rule. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 7, 2007 at 8:39 am
    Jan 8, 2007 at 1:05 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 12:31:16 2007 New Revision: 13551 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Braino spotted by TSa++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 7:31 pm
    Feb 5, 2007 at 8:52 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 31 13:01:12 2007 New Revision: 13558 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Made a bunch of declarative/procedural distinctions. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 8:01 pm
    Feb 2, 2007 at 3:55 pm
  • When you call map on a multislice, does it do deep or shallow iteration? I can see uses for both of these: my @multislice = ([1,2], [3,4, 5]); my @dims = map :shallow {+@$_} @multislice; # Want (2, ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Jan 26, 2007 at 2:52 am
    Jan 26, 2007 at 9:31 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 17 10:56:32 2007 New Revision: 13526 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S13.pod Log: Replaced "is commutative" with a more general multisig syntax. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 17, 2007 at 5:56 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:48 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 31 10:37:46 2007 New Revision: 13557 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clean up some of the language to avoid confusing automata terminology. Changed token ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 5:37 pm
    Jan 31, 2007 at 5:37 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 19:05:36 2007 New Revision: 13556 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S01.pod Log: Forgot to change the date... :) Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S01.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:05 am
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:05 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 19:00:44 2007 New Revision: 13555 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S01.pod Log: While the month of Nob is cute... Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S01.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:00 am
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:00 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 18:54:32 2007 New Revision: 13554 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Deleted stylistic notes ill-suited for a spec. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 1:54 am
    Jan 31, 2007 at 1:54 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 18:40:29 2007 New Revision: 13553 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Various suggestions by Nick++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 31, 2007 at 1:40 am
    Jan 31, 2007 at 1:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 30 13:11:37 2007 New Revision: 13552 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: typo from [particle]++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 8:11 pm
    Jan 30, 2007 at 8:11 pm
  • : Another integer issue is how the ++ and -- operators behave. Do they : coerce to int before the operation or do they keep nums as nums? : E.g. : : my $x = 3.25; : $x++; # 4.25 or 4? : $x = -2.25; : ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Jan 30, 2007 at 5:34 pm
    Jan 30, 2007 at 5:34 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 21:05:36 2007 New Revision: 13548 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: More clarifications requested by thom++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 4:05 am
    Jan 30, 2007 at 4:05 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 17:41:22 2007 New Revision: 13547 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from KF8NH++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2007 at 12:41 am
    Jan 30, 2007 at 12:41 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 16:05:40 2007 New Revision: 13546 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: More infonuggets for gaal++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 29, 2007 at 11:05 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 29 10:45:26 2007 New Revision: 13544 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Minor cleanups Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 29, 2007 at 5:45 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 5:45 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sun Jan 28 16:04:21 2007 New Revision: 13542 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Typos from (Joe and Mark)++ Rethink of low-precedence ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 28, 2007 at 11:04 pm
    Jan 28, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • In the "Multiplicative Precedence" section of S04, "div" is specified twice. Joe Gottman
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Jan 28, 2007 at 3:36 pm
    Jan 28, 2007 at 3:36 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jan 27 13:27:55 2007 New Revision: 13541 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Note that @ish quoting forms can save wear and tear on the <' ' keys. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 27, 2007 at 8:28 pm
    Jan 27, 2007 at 8:28 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 25 13:54:46 2007 New Revision: 13539 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: (forgot to delete example line) Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 25, 2007 at 8:54 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 8:54 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 25 13:50:47 2007 New Revision: 13538 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Obsoleted block initializer syntax. Mention div and mod. ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 25, 2007 at 8:50 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 8:50 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 17:53:44 2007 New Revision: 13537 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Forgot that we're calling them multislices these days... Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:53 am
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:53 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 17:46:46 2007 New Revision: 13536 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Debrainoization suggested by John Macdonald++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:46 am
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:46 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 15:51:04 2007 New Revision: 13535 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from thom++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 22, 2007 at 10:51 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 10:51 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 12:21:27 2007 New Revision: 13534 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Tweakage of && and || semantics in support of list comprehensions. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 22, 2007 at 7:21 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 7:21 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 11:47:39 2007 New Revision: 13533 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from TreyHarris++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 22, 2007 at 6:47 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 6:47 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 11:40:24 2007 New Revision: 13532 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: More list comprehension tweakage. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 22, 2007 at 6:40 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 6:40 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 22 10:46:25 2007 New Revision: 13531 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Implicit return policies clarified. Loop and conditional returns are now more conducive to ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 22, 2007 at 5:46 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 5:46 pm
  • Hello, I'm still wrapping my head around the recent changes to rules but at the moment I feel slightly uneasy about the context dependence of DFA prefix mode. The unease hasn't resolved into an ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Jan 22, 2007 at 12:53 am
    Jan 22, 2007 at 12:53 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Jan 19 17:48:06 2007 New Revision: 13530 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Further attempts to make default auto-tokening rules unsurprising. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 20, 2007 at 12:48 am
    Jan 20, 2007 at 12:48 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 17 18:24:48 2007 New Revision: 13529 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: We now analyze regex expressions as pattern/action pairs and grammars as collections of ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 18, 2007 at 1:24 am
    Jan 18, 2007 at 1:24 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 17 14:05:20 2007 New Revision: 13528 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clarify how C<|| limits longest-token semantics. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 17, 2007 at 9:05 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 9:05 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 17 11:50:09 2007 New Revision: 13527 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Revised reduce semantics to allow list infixes to work correctly. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:50 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:50 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 16 13:42:34 2007 New Revision: 13525 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clarification of relationship of hash keys to constant prefix processing. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 16, 2007 at 8:42 pm
    Jan 16, 2007 at 8:42 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 16 13:27:58 2007 New Revision: 13524 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: As suggested by pmichaud++, also split C<& into C<& and C<&& , with only the latter ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 16, 2007 at 8:28 pm
    Jan 16, 2007 at 8:28 pm
  • Since Perl6 is going to have infix min and max operators, it might be a good idea to have an infix minmax operator, defined by $a minmax $b === ($a min $b), ($a max B); #2-element list This would be ...
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Jan 10, 2007 at 5:45 am
    Jan 10, 2007 at 5:45 am
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