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  • As I was playing around with dirhandles, I thought "What if..." (which is actualy sorta fun to do in Pugs, where Perl 5 has everything documented somewhere even if nobody has read it). My goal is ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Apr 14, 2007 at 12:42 am
    May 1, 2007 at 4:03 pm
  • At the moment the file test operators that I expect to return true or false do, but the true is the filename. I expected a boolean, for no other reason than Perl 6 has them so it might as well use ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Apr 12, 2007 at 6:52 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 10:03 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 17 11:22:38 2007 New Revision: 14376 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Note that unless no longer allows an else Clarification of ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 17, 2007 at 6:22 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 11:49 pm
  • Randal and I are starting work on "Learning Perl 6", and now that I've completed a lot of other things, I can actually start paying attention to Perl 6. Here's the first of my stupid, "where have you ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Apr 11, 2007 at 6:29 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 2:52 pm
  • My apologies if these have been answered. I've been chatting with Jonathan Worthington about some of this and any misconceptions are mine, not his. In reading through S12, I see that .can() returns ...
    OvidOvid
    Apr 29, 2007 at 6:26 am
    May 1, 2007 at 4:12 am
  • So far (eep!), the documentation talks about file test operators as working with pairs, which will be a weird thing to explain, I guess. I'm wondering if this matters to the mere user at all, and if ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Apr 13, 2007 at 9:57 pm
    Apr 14, 2007 at 12:52 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 27 08:46:01 2007 New Revision: 14385 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Correction noted by bsb++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 27, 2007 at 3:46 pm
    Apr 27, 2007 at 8:14 pm
  • OK. Replying to two different list (which I'm not subscribed to). You're right. I used to be very opposed to Perl 6. Now understand that it has some nice improvements over Perl 5, but still find ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 11, 2007 at 1:52 am
    Apr 11, 2007 at 1:43 pm
  • Perl6::Perldoc v0.0.5 just hit the CPAN. Apart from several important bug-fixes, notable new features include: - Enhanced Perl6::Perldoc::Parser::parse() so that it now accepts either a filename, a ...
    Damian ConwayDamian Conway
    Apr 25, 2007 at 8:33 am
    Apr 26, 2007 at 10:52 am
  • Hi, Is the ordering of the output of this example in S05 correct? ( http://perlcabal.org/syn/S05.html#Modifiers ) $str = "abracadabra"; if $str ~~ m:exhaustive/ a (.*) a / { say "@()"; # br brac ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Apr 27, 2007 at 8:20 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 8:59 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 27 17:08:44 2007 New Revision: 14386 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: more cleanup from TheDamian++ the ugly ::Animal initializers ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:08 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:21 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 22:06:33 2007 New Revision: 14382 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Clarifications suggested by TheDamian++ Killed "next METHOD", ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 25, 2007 at 5:06 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 1:04 pm
  • Where can I see this list's archived mail? The link on <http://www.mail-archive.com/perl6-language@perl.org/ is broken from here. Thanks. -Tom
    Browder, TomBrowder, Tom
    Apr 20, 2007 at 12:41 pm
    Apr 20, 2007 at 12:46 pm
  • Generalize the negated relational operators to apply to any infix operator that returns a boolean. In terms of the standard operators, this will add <&& || ^^ // and or xor err to the family that is ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 6, 2007 at 6:07 am
    Apr 14, 2007 at 12:02 am
  • Hello, In S05, <sp is listed under named assertions and isn't explicitly mentioned in the section on character classes. Can sp be used in character classes, in particular to include or exclude space ...
    Brad BowmanBrad Bowman
    Apr 12, 2007 at 8:21 am
    Apr 12, 2007 at 3:53 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Apr 28 15:23:15 2007 New Revision: 14389 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Use of protoobjects for role initial values. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 28, 2007 at 10:23 pm
    Apr 28, 2007 at 10:23 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 27 17:23:07 2007 New Revision: 14388 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: apostropheo from masoch++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:23 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:23 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 27 17:15:33 2007 New Revision: 14387 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: minor rewording Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:15 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 12:15 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 26 18:47:39 2007 New Revision: 14384 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification of empty range semantics requested by coke++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 27, 2007 at 1:47 am
    Apr 27, 2007 at 1:47 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 22:17:45 2007 New Revision: 14383 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: typos Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 25, 2007 at 5:17 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 5:17 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 18:29:02 2007 New Revision: 14381 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: Clarifications to module naming suggested by TheDamian++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 25, 2007 at 1:29 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 1:29 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 18:05:36 2007 New Revision: 14380 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S10.pod Log: Clarifications to CANDO suggested by TheDamian++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S10.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 25, 2007 at 1:05 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 1:05 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 17:02:17 2007 New Revision: 14379 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S13.pod Log: Clarification suggested by TheDamian++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S13.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 25, 2007 at 12:02 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 12:02 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 24 16:49:21 2007 New Revision: 14378 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: cut-n-paste typo noticed by TheDamian++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 24, 2007 at 11:49 pm
    Apr 24, 2007 at 11:49 pm
  • Thanks to everyone who sent feedback and bug reports. Major improvements in this release: - Fixed bleadperl support for on-the-fly carping and croaking (thanks Aevar) - Added filtering kludge for ...
    Damian ConwayDamian Conway
    Apr 20, 2007 at 2:26 am
    Apr 20, 2007 at 2:26 am
  • On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 0.4.11 "Tax Bird." Parrot (http://parrotcode.org/) is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages. Parrot 0.4.11 can be ...
    Matt DiephouseMatt Diephouse
    Apr 17, 2007 at 10:47 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 10:47 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Apr 17 11:26:03 2007 New Revision: 14377 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Neglected to mention that unless also allows binding of its false parameter Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 17, 2007 at 6:26 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 6:26 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Apr 16 09:59:02 2007 New Revision: 14375 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: Module names must respect case sensitivity even on case-insensitive systems. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 16, 2007 at 4:59 pm
    Apr 16, 2007 at 4:59 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 13 17:59:55 2007 New Revision: 14374 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Eliminated STATUS in favor of normal dispatch to :foo ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 14, 2007 at 1:00 am
    Apr 14, 2007 at 1:00 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 13 16:23:17 2007 New Revision: 14373 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Ranges over enums and such also can use *, suggested by Jonathan Lang++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 13, 2007 at 11:23 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 11:23 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Apr 13 10:02:01 2007 New Revision: 14372 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification of simplified return values of filetests for brian.d.foy++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 13, 2007 at 5:02 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 5:02 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 12 17:20:55 2007 New Revision: 14371 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: typo Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:21 am
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:21 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Apr 12 17:11:56 2007 New Revision: 14370 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarify the single-character backslash escapes, including \c control forms. Note that \c[ ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:12 am
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:12 am
  • Inspired by the new array indexing syntax from S09. Modify S03 (under "Range Semantics") so that if a Range is operating in a bounded space, a 'whatever' star as the starting or ending point maps to ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 6, 2007 at 5:18 am
    Apr 6, 2007 at 5:18 am
  • @@ -749,7 +749,7 @@ These operators compare their operands using numeric, string, or C<eqv semantics respectively, and depending on the order return one of C<Order::Increase , C<Order::Same , or ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    Apr 6, 2007 at 2:08 am
    Apr 6, 2007 at 2:08 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Apr 4 17:43:14 2007 New Revision: 14369 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Reorganization suggested by Jonathan Lang++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 5, 2007 at 12:43 am
    Apr 5, 2007 at 12:43 am
  • We're pleased to announce that we've selected Phil Crow as the recipient of the second Perl 6 microgrant. Phil is the hacker behind the Java::Swing module which allows Perl programmers to put a Java ...
    Leon BrocardLeon Brocard
    Apr 4, 2007 at 7:13 pm
    Apr 4, 2007 at 7:13 pm
  • Author: pmichaud Date: Tue Apr 3 07:19:57 2007 New Revision: 14368 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Add leading whitespace to lines so that the table actually ends up looking like a table ...
    PmichaudPmichaud
    Apr 3, 2007 at 2:20 pm
    Apr 3, 2007 at 2:20 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Mar 31 18:59:24 2007 New Revision: 14367 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: quoting braino noticed by moritz++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Apr 1, 2007 at 1:59 am
    Apr 1, 2007 at 1:59 am
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