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  • Is there going to be a Perl 6 equivalent to $ARGV (the current filename for the ARGV filehandle)? This is something I wanted to use in an example in the Learning Perl 6 filehandles chapter: ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    May 1, 2007 at 3:05 pm
    Jun 14, 2007 at 8:18 pm
  • Hi everyone, I don't want to argue about the design of perl6[1], I just wonder: why the semicolon is still needed in the end of lines in perl6? I can think of different reasons (history, readability, ...
    Gabriele renziGabriele renzi
    May 14, 2007 at 5:05 pm
    May 15, 2007 at 9:48 pm
  • I was thinking about default filehandles yesterday. select() doesn't seem to be around except as an "Unfiled" function in S16. Then, as I was looking at .say( "Hello World" ); and $ERR.say( "Hello ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    May 1, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    May 1, 2007 at 11:09 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 29 14:18:27 2007 New Revision: 14407 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarification of relationship of Any and Object types requested by dduncan++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 29, 2007 at 9:19 pm
    May 31, 2007 at 11:54 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 29 11:14:43 2007 New Revision: 14405 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification of x and xx semantics requested by chas.owens++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 29, 2007 at 6:15 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 10:47 pm
  • From S02: -- Perl 6 includes a system of B<sigils to mark the fundamental structural type of a variable: $ scalar (object) @ ordered array % unordered hash (associative array) & code/rule/token/regex ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    May 23, 2007 at 11:33 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 8:46 pm
  • My expectation before reading the delta was that negative counts would do a reversal: "123" x -1 = "321" ('a', 'b', 'c') xx -3 = ('c', 'b', 'a', 'c', 'b', 'a', 'c', 'b', 'a'); I don't know why I ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    May 29, 2007 at 6:23 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 6:47 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 23 11:11:34 2007 New Revision: 14401 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarifications suggested by Jonathan Lang++ and spinclad++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 23, 2007 at 6:12 pm
    May 24, 2007 at 8:47 am
  • Hi! Yesterday we discussed a strange behaviour of .perl on the result of a hyperoperator. The basic bug is that my @hyp = -« ([1, 2], 3); say @hyp.perl; outputs [(-1, -2), -3] which are strange inner ...
    Steffen SchwigonSteffen Schwigon
    May 20, 2007 at 11:29 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 8:00 am
  • 1. Are there any interactive inspection tools in the current Perl6 implementations? S12.pod talks about a "methods" method (on the object returned by .HOW at least), but that doesn't seem to exist in ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    May 2, 2007 at 7:04 pm
    May 8, 2007 at 12:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 30 09:13:35 2007 New Revision: 14409 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Added "is reparsed" and removed $<KEY kludge Explained caching semantics more thoroughly ...
    LarryLarry
    May 30, 2007 at 4:14 pm
    May 30, 2007 at 4:48 pm
  • perl591delta lists this todo for 5.10: Allow lexical aliases (maybe via the syntax "my \$alias = \$foo". I seem to recall some discussion of this, but not any specifics, and lazy Googling wants me to ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    May 26, 2007 at 12:38 pm
    May 26, 2007 at 6:40 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 21 11:46:23 2007 New Revision: 14399 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: clarification suggested by Ruud++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 21, 2007 at 6:46 pm
    May 22, 2007 at 8:37 pm
  • All, Something that tops my current list of Perl 6 features to desire, or design flaws to deal with, concerns protecting private attributes of our objects from being mutated outside of our control ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 17, 2007 at 7:46 am
    May 17, 2007 at 8:09 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu May 31 16:53:58 2007 New Revision: 14410 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: bogus ; termination noticed by pmichaud++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 31, 2007 at 11:54 pm
    May 31, 2007 at 11:54 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 29 17:38:24 2007 New Revision: 14408 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Extensibility of "is cached" explained, as requested by gabriele renzi++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 30, 2007 at 12:40 am
    May 30, 2007 at 12:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 29 12:03:39 2007 New Revision: 14406 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Allow closures as indirect methods as suggested by blazer++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 29, 2007 at 7:04 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 7:04 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 29 09:18:54 2007 New Revision: 14404 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Applied s:g{ '[-1]' } = '[*-1]' patch from Dataweaver++ ...
    LarryLarry
    May 29, 2007 at 4:19 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 4:19 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 28 13:53:39 2007 New Revision: 14403 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo noticed by (John Macdonald and Bob Rogers) ++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 28, 2007 at 8:53 pm
    May 28, 2007 at 8:53 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 28 12:14:12 2007 New Revision: 14402 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Clarifications to conditional bindings suggested by xinming++ and gaal++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 28, 2007 at 7:14 pm
    May 28, 2007 at 7:14 pm
  • I just went through all of the synopses searching for instances where [-1] is still being referenced in its perl5 sense; the following patches update them to correct perl6 syntax. I also took the ...
    Jonathan LangJonathan Lang
    May 26, 2007 at 12:54 am
    May 26, 2007 at 12:54 am
  • In my mind perl -le 'print join "\n", map { "[" . 0 x $_ . "]" } -1 .. 1' and pugs -e 'say join "\n", map { "[{ 0 x $_}]" }, -1 .. 1' should both print [] [] [0] But the Pugs code throws pugs: ...
    Chas OwensChas Owens
    May 25, 2007 at 5:54 pm
    May 25, 2007 at 5:54 pm
  • Hi everyone, A small request about the cached trait for functions that makes them memoized: would it be possible to make it parametric? I think it would be nice to have at least one variant sub foo ...
    Gabriele renziGabriele renzi
    May 23, 2007 at 5:46 pm
    May 23, 2007 at 5:46 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 21 16:29:46 2007 New Revision: 14400 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Keep syntactic categories in sync with Perl-6.0.0-STD.pm ...
    LarryLarry
    May 21, 2007 at 11:29 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 11:29 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 21 08:22:06 2007 New Revision: 14398 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Dehuffmanized "super" to "nonfinal" for clarity and parsimony. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 21, 2007 at 3:22 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 3:22 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 21 07:57:22 2007 New Revision: 14397 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Some clarifications of type definitions Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 21, 2007 at 2:57 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 2:57 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 19 16:13:45 2007 New Revision: 14396 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: format bug noticed by renormalist++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2007 at 11:13 pm
    May 19, 2007 at 11:13 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 19 09:45:24 2007 New Revision: 14395 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarify type semantics of sigil bindability, requested by dduncan++. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2007 at 4:45 pm
    May 19, 2007 at 4:45 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 19 09:06:10 2007 New Revision: 14394 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: "basal" was not intuitive, changed to "super" "use optimize" is too long and not specific ...
    LarryLarry
    May 19, 2007 at 4:06 pm
    May 19, 2007 at 4:06 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri May 18 10:41:09 2007 New Revision: 14393 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Shouldn't generally define immutable types in terms of mutable ones. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 18, 2007 at 5:42 pm
    May 18, 2007 at 5:42 pm
  • Author: audreyt Date: Thu May 17 00:29:36 2007 New Revision: 14392 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: * Fix thrice misspelling of ...
    AudreytAudreyt
    May 17, 2007 at 7:35 am
    May 17, 2007 at 7:35 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 16 12:36:05 2007 New Revision: 14391 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: Now allow "returns" as synonym ...
    LarryLarry
    May 16, 2007 at 7:37 pm
    May 16, 2007 at 7:37 pm
  • As I sailed into Shadow, a white bird of my desire came and sat upon my right shoulder, and I wrote a note and tied it to its leg and sent it on its way. The note said, "I am coming," and it was ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    May 16, 2007 at 3:04 am
    May 16, 2007 at 3:04 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 14 10:13:16 2007 New Revision: 14390 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: coercion type renamed from ...
    LarryLarry
    May 14, 2007 at 5:15 pm
    May 14, 2007 at 5:15 pm
  • ----- Forwarded message from Michael Kr?ll <michael.kroell@uibk.ac.at ----- From: Michael Kr?ll <michael.kroell@uibk.ac.at Subject: [Conferences] YAPC Europe 2007 Reminder - CFP and CFH Deadlines ...
    Thomas KlausnerThomas Klausner
    May 8, 2007 at 1:58 pm
    May 8, 2007 at 1:58 pm
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