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  • Today I stumbled upon the Perl5 module For::Else. It adds an else block to a foreach loop: foreach my $item (@items) { #process each item } else { #handle the empty list case } I find it a very nice ...
    Thomas WittekThomas Wittek
    Mar 2, 2007 at 10:20 pm
    Mar 5, 2007 at 3:10 pm
  • I never could find the Pod-to-XHTML'd version of S26 -- the document attached to that email was S26.pod6, not S26.xhtml. I don't want to bug Damian, because obviously he has enough of life ...
    Thom BoyerThom Boyer
    Mar 18, 2007 at 8:25 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 10:59 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 7 20:38:15 2007 New Revision: 14317 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: Module longnames now specified in terms of ident plus ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 8, 2007 at 4:38 am
    Mar 9, 2007 at 9:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 19:28:28 2007 New Revision: 14359 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: User-definable array indexing hammered out by TheDamian++ and Dataweaver++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 2:28 am
    Apr 4, 2007 at 11:38 pm
  • I'm pleased to announce the inaugural Perl 6 Microgrants program. Best Practical Solutions (my company) has donated USD5,000 to The Perl Foundation to help support Perl 6 Development. Leon Brocard, ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Mar 22, 2007 at 3:04 am
    Mar 23, 2007 at 11:01 am
  • The text of S02, S03, and S04 still contain references to the now-defunct "statement_modifier" grammatical category. Also, what's the reasoning behind specifically disallowing _all_ statement ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Mar 5, 2007 at 4:55 am
    Mar 5, 2007 at 6:00 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Mar 9 16:38:18 2007 New Revision: 14325 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: As noted by allbery_b++, Smylers++, and david.green++, we've thoroughly neglected to ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 10, 2007 at 12:38 am
    Mar 17, 2007 at 2:16 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 12 13:30:46 2007 New Revision: 14339 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: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 12, 2007 at 8:31 pm
    Mar 13, 2007 at 8:10 am
  • You might find Dee interesting: http://www.quicksort.co.uk/ A relational language extension for Python Inspired by 'The Third Manifesto', a book by Chris Date and Hugh Darwen, we're putting forward ...
    John BeppuJohn Beppu
    Mar 24, 2007 at 2:15 am
    Mar 30, 2007 at 4:01 am
  • As a little Perl 6 exercise I translated the Perl 5 Markov chain / dissociated-press script from _The Practice of Programming_: http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/tpop/markov.pl Here's my Perl 6 attempt, ...
    Ryan RichterRyan Richter
    Mar 2, 2007 at 6:33 pm
    Mar 13, 2007 at 2:48 am
  • What happens if a resumable exception is propagated through a block with a LEAVE, KEEP, or UNDO block? S04 seems to be a bit vague on this point. It strikes me that what we want it to do is not ...
    Daniel HulmeDaniel Hulme
    Mar 5, 2007 at 1:06 pm
    Mar 5, 2007 at 11:17 pm
  • AFAICT, there's nothing in the documentation to explain how one would define a statement or operator with syntax along the lines of "if ... else ..." or "... ?? ... :: ..." Admittedly, the only cases ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Mar 5, 2007 at 5:25 am
    Mar 5, 2007 at 5:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 23:21:49 2007 New Revision: 14360 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Clarifications requested by spinclad++ and Bob Rogers++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 6:21 am
    Mar 29, 2007 at 8:31 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 29 00:55:18 2007 New Revision: 14362 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: typo spotted by Ruud++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:55 am
    Mar 29, 2007 at 6:56 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 13:17:43 2007 New Revision: 14357 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Tweaked when/break to leave innermost block with formal $_ (also TheDamian++) Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 28, 2007 at 8:17 pm
    Mar 28, 2007 at 9:25 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Sun Mar 11 14:52:42 2007 New Revision: 14337 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: * S03: Allow infix-assignment forms in the simple-one-arg case of variable declaration: ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 11, 2007 at 9:52 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 11:22 pm
  • Some (many?) enumerations represent cycles, where incrementing from the last element takes you back to the first: the seasons, the months, the days of the week, the hues, etc. How hard would it be to ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Mar 19, 2007 at 10:27 pm
    Mar 19, 2007 at 10:31 pm
  • Hello, Regarding this from perlvar: Remember: the value of $/ is a string, not a regex. awk has to be better for something. :-) It seems to me that the DFAable rules would intertwingle nicely as a ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Mar 14, 2007 at 3:11 am
    Mar 14, 2007 at 5:24 am
  • Author: audreyt Date: Sun Mar 11 14:17:24 2007 New Revision: 14335 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * S06: Add the "only" routine modifier. Also state explicitly that modifiers cannot ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 11, 2007 at 9:17 pm
    Mar 11, 2007 at 11:23 pm
  • Just a short note: please, if this is implemented, make sure that either Perl 6 conforms to Perl 5 behaviour, or the other way around. -- korajn salutojn, juerd waalboer: perl hacker <juerd@juerd.nl ...
    Juerd WaalboerJuerd Waalboer
    Mar 9, 2007 at 8:31 pm
    Mar 9, 2007 at 8:35 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Mar 9 11:23:09 2007 New Revision: 14323 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Add :b/:basechar modifier as suggested by ruoso++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 9, 2007 at 7:23 pm
    Mar 9, 2007 at 7:50 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 7 17:25:32 2007 New Revision: 14316 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarifications requested by TheDamian++ Defined ++ and -- in terms of .succ and .pred so I ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 8, 2007 at 1:25 am
    Mar 9, 2007 at 2:50 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 7 21:35:52 2007 New Revision: 14319 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Definition of version sorting order. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 8, 2007 at 5:36 am
    Mar 8, 2007 at 5:53 pm
  • I was wondering about the semantics of coercion of non-numbers, so I experimented with the interactive Pugs on feather: pugs +"42" 42.0 pugs +"x42" 0.0 I assume that pugs is assuming "no fail" in the ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Mar 5, 2007 at 5:22 pm
    Mar 6, 2007 at 7:24 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 29 16:14:45 2007 New Revision: 14366 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: clarifications suggested by thom++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 11:14 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 11:14 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 29 12:32:03 2007 New Revision: 14365 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: missing words spotted by shamu++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:32 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:32 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 29 12:06:16 2007 New Revision: 14364 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: error spotted by TSa++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:06 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 29 07:11:09 2007 New Revision: 14363 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: missing blank line supplied by dduncan++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 2:11 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 2:11 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 23:32:40 2007 New Revision: 14361 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Clarification suggested by gaal++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 29, 2007 at 6:32 am
    Mar 29, 2007 at 6:32 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 14:42:41 2007 New Revision: 14358 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from Juerd++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 28, 2007 at 9:42 pm
    Mar 28, 2007 at 9:42 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 28 12:46:50 2007 New Revision: 14356 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Simplified - binding not to autoalias $_ to first arg, per ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 28, 2007 at 7:47 pm
    Mar 28, 2007 at 7:47 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 26 18:10:55 2007 New Revision: 14355 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: typo from dduncan++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 27, 2007 at 1:11 am
    Mar 27, 2007 at 1:11 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 26 17:58:55 2007 New Revision: 14354 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Suggestions from TheDamian++ and Juerd++ and others. All punctuation is now treated as ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 27, 2007 at 12:59 am
    Mar 27, 2007 at 12:59 am
  • I am very interested in this. I've done a little bit of work like this in the past, for projects like Java::Swing which is a thin Inline::Java facade for coding swing UI front ends in what appears to ...
    PhilcrowPhilcrow
    Mar 22, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    Mar 22, 2007 at 3:52 pm
  • On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 0.4.10 "The Release Formerly Known as "Prince"." Parrot (http://parrotcode.org/) is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Mar 21, 2007 at 11:04 am
    Mar 21, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Mar 16 12:27:14 2007 New Revision: 14353 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Fixes suggested by spinclad++. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 17, 2007 at 12:18 am
    Mar 17, 2007 at 12:18 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Mar 16 09:31:56 2007 New Revision: 14352 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: The ratio type is now a noun, not an adjective. No longer ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 16, 2007 at 11:28 pm
    Mar 16, 2007 at 11:28 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 15 14:26:26 2007 New Revision: 14351 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Refinements to context methods. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 16, 2007 at 3:28 am
    Mar 16, 2007 at 3:28 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Mar 15 13:29:54 2007 New Revision: 14350 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Change CONTEXT:: vars to be consistent with new context() function. Clarify that CALLER:: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 15, 2007 at 8:30 pm
    Mar 15, 2007 at 8:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 14 12:12:20 2007 New Revision: 14349 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarify adverbial use where infix expected. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 14, 2007 at 7:12 pm
    Mar 14, 2007 at 7:12 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 14 11:44:47 2007 New Revision: 14348 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: autoindexing should assume parallelizability (that's a hard word to type) Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:45 pm
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:45 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 14 11:28:03 2007 New Revision: 14347 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: New "hyper" listop that is an explicitly parallelizing variant of "eager". Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:28 pm
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:28 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 14 11:08:52 2007 New Revision: 14346 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Further refinement of caller semantics to dwim in displaced closure calls. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:09 pm
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:09 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 14 09:03:15 2007 New Revision: 14345 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Clarify that caller is not guaranteed to return a Routine context. Minor refactoring of ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 14, 2007 at 4:03 pm
    Mar 14, 2007 at 4:03 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Tue Mar 13 03:43:31 2007 New Revision: 14344 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: More fixups to reflect that fact that the f($x) form is always &f($x) and never ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 13, 2007 at 10:43 am
    Mar 13, 2007 at 10:43 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 12 16:10:26 2007 New Revision: 14343 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Added the KitchenSink role. Fiddle the feed operators to work better with files and such. ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 12, 2007 at 11:10 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 11:10 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Mon Mar 12 14:20:51 2007 New Revision: 14342 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: * S06: Clarify that simple parenless form of declarators must support list-context ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:21 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:21 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 12 14:02:52 2007 New Revision: 14341 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Typos Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:02 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:02 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Mon Mar 12 14:02:33 2007 New Revision: 14340 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: * S02: typo spotted by rhr++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:02 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 9:02 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Mon Mar 12 04:00:33 2007 New Revision: 14338 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * formatting code consistency suggested by Daniel Hulme. Modified: ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    Mar 12, 2007 at 11:00 am
    Mar 12, 2007 at 11:00 am
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