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  • Last night I got a message entitled: "yum: 1 Updates Available". Of course, that's probably just a Python programmer giving up on doing the right thing, but we see this sort of bletcherousness all ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Jan 26, 2008 at 4:59 pm
    Feb 10, 2008 at 3:34 pm
  • I was reading Synopsis 4 with regards to multi core programming. It seems to be infused with a bias towards non-parallel models of computation. Concurrently appears to be an add-on feature -- whereas ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jan 3, 2008 at 6:43 am
    Jan 11, 2008 at 10:08 pm
  • May I suggest the following extension to the 'use ' pragma, viz. use <module name written in unicode and case sensitive in <filename as constrained by local system For justification, see below. ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    Jan 7, 2008 at 10:15 am
    Jan 8, 2008 at 10:21 am
  • In the definition of cmp, S29 says the function "returns -1, 0, +1)". Shouldn't the enumerations and their numerical values be listed in the same order? Joe Gottman
    Joe GottmanJoe Gottman
    Jan 23, 2008 at 6:01 pm
    Jan 25, 2008 at 4:33 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 17 13:18:31 2008 New Revision: 14491 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Define truthiness of standard types. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 17, 2008 at 9:18 pm
    Jan 30, 2008 at 10:23 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 22 16:29:21 2008 New Revision: 14494 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: More tweaks, typos, clarification that "our" differs from in Perl 5 Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 23, 2008 at 12:29 am
    Jan 24, 2008 at 10:34 am
  • S06 says that we need to say "eager" if (@in === @out). So: @data == eager map { $^x + 1 } == @data. Is it possible to modify a feed operator using the assignment meta-operator described in S02 and, ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jan 11, 2008 at 9:56 pm
    Jan 12, 2008 at 12:45 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 16:14:53 2008 New Revision: 14489 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarification requested by moritz++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 11, 2008 at 12:14 am
    Jan 11, 2008 at 7:33 am
  • If I call this: if $class.^can('wibble') { ... } Does Perl 6 return false if that's only an instance method? Will the WALK iterator returned by .^can return references to instance methods? Cheers, ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 20, 2008 at 8:14 pm
    Jan 21, 2008 at 5:49 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 12:28:57 2008 New Revision: 14485 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Some clarifications suggested by moritz++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 10, 2008 at 8:29 pm
    Jan 17, 2008 at 4:17 pm
  • The tests in S02 L<S02/Literal/In order to interpolate an entire hash appear to assume that an interpolated hash renders its keys in a sorted order. But this property doesn't seem to be stated in the ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jan 8, 2008 at 1:23 am
    Jan 8, 2008 at 1:47 am
  • if we take TimTowtdi strictly, the anser would be yes :) sorry for nagging but my question about existence of ($min, $max) = @array.minmax also seems vaporized. cheers herbert
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Jan 7, 2008 at 7:22 pm
    Jan 7, 2008 at 8:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 3 16:15:39 2008 New Revision: 14479 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Clarification of autovivification semantics in terms of protoobjects Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 4, 2008 at 12:15 am
    Jan 5, 2008 at 10:44 pm
  • Hi all, I'm in the process of refactoring existing pugs test suite, for example t/builtins, into t/spec/S29-xxxx. Questions: - @array.uniq is not mentioned in S29. Should it be in S29/List? or ...
    Cosimo StrepponeCosimo Streppone
    Jan 21, 2008 at 10:25 pm
    Jan 22, 2008 at 11:21 pm
  • I noticed that many test files contain "old" POD like this: =pod some description here =cut Should that all be replaced by the new POD? =begin description text here =end description -- Moritz Lenz ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Jan 18, 2008 at 9:56 am
    Jan 18, 2008 at 4:48 pm
  • On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 0.5.2 "P.e. nipalensis." Parrot (http://parrotcode.org/) is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages. Parrot 0.5.2 can be ...
    Bob RogersBob Rogers
    Jan 15, 2008 at 10:19 pm
    Jan 16, 2008 at 11:10 am
  • I don't know if this was considered a non-issue when I last raised it, but in this synopsis: http://dev.perl.org/perl6/doc/design/syn/S12.html I see that the behavior of .can() metamethod hasn't been ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 3, 2008 at 5:39 pm
    Jan 3, 2008 at 6:02 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 30 10:56:27 2008 New Revision: 14497 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: At suggestion of monomorph++, clarified that token termination via <ws derives from || ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 30, 2008 at 6:56 pm
    Jan 30, 2008 at 6:56 pm
  • Larry you asked for ideas! Following up an earlier email of mine in the pluralisation thread, some ideas on morphing texts due to context brought into an interpolated string by the 'interpolates'. I ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    Jan 28, 2008 at 10:48 am
    Jan 28, 2008 at 10:48 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sun Jan 27 14:49:15 2008 New Revision: 14496 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarify range ending semantics for autoincrement sequences that will never match the "to" ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 27, 2008 at 10:49 pm
    Jan 27, 2008 at 10:49 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 22 18:07:38 2008 New Revision: 14495 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: Clarify that START is allowed to use parameter values on first call while INIT is not. ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 23, 2008 at 2:07 am
    Jan 23, 2008 at 2:07 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 22 16:17:20 2008 New Revision: 14493 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Clarification of timing and defaults for initializing various declarators Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 23, 2008 at 12:17 am
    Jan 23, 2008 at 12:17 am
  • Very cool! I wanted to feature this on the Perl 6 wiki, but when I first naively gave this a try (on Win XP Pro), here's what I got: -------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    Jan 21, 2008 at 10:20 am
    Jan 21, 2008 at 10:20 am
  • Author: pmichaud Date: Sun Jan 20 21:23:36 2008 New Revision: 14492 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S29.pod Log: Update location of S29 to point to new repositories (the old openfoundry.org address is ...
    PmichaudPmichaud
    Jan 21, 2008 at 5:23 am
    Jan 21, 2008 at 5:23 am
  • Latest changes below. As always, your contributions are solicited. (You can send me info if you don't have time to add it yourself.) "Perl 6 Marketplace" (for products, services, training, off-wiki ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    Jan 21, 2008 at 1:12 am
    Jan 21, 2008 at 1:12 am
  • Just added a "Perl 6 Articles and Presentations" section to the Perl 6 wiki: http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl6/index.cgi?perl_6_articles_and_presentati ons (It's the last item listed under ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    Jan 19, 2008 at 7:16 am
    Jan 19, 2008 at 7:16 am
  • hello dear list attendees after taken step 1 (reactivate p6doc and update to current state) and step 2 (perl.com articles)[thanks to all authors] , which is nearly finished (just fix some UTF ...
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Jan 17, 2008 at 11:30 pm
    Jan 17, 2008 at 11:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 17 10:22:06 2008 New Revision: 14490 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clarifications suggested by moritz++ and rhr++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 17, 2008 at 6:22 pm
    Jan 17, 2008 at 6:22 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 13:57:41 2008 New Revision: 14488 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Another typo, grr Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:57 pm
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:57 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 13:16:27 2008 New Revision: 14487 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: typo Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:16 pm
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:16 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 13:05:42 2008 New Revision: 14486 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Added some random thoughts about performance implications of grapheme view Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:05 pm
    Jan 10, 2008 at 9:05 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 10 11:51:20 2008 New Revision: 14484 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Added :ii and :bb substitution modifiers as suggested by ruoso++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 10, 2008 at 7:51 pm
    Jan 10, 2008 at 7:51 pm
  • Hello all, I need to find something to work on to my Masters thesys. I would like to work on something related to Perl 6 but I don't know where to start looking. I need something that I can start and ...
    Jonas AlvesJonas Alves
    Jan 8, 2008 at 10:33 pm
    Jan 8, 2008 at 10:33 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jan 7 16:02:31 2008 New Revision: 14483 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: paste-os noticed by David Green++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 8, 2008 at 12:02 am
    Jan 8, 2008 at 12:02 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jan 5 17:42:13 2008 New Revision: 14482 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: Module names are in Unicode even on non-Unicode filesystems. Juerd++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 6, 2008 at 1:42 am
    Jan 6, 2008 at 1:42 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jan 5 17:24:55 2008 New Revision: 14481 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Removal of false indication of correspondence between fatarrow and adverbial special forms, ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 6, 2008 at 1:25 am
    Jan 6, 2008 at 1:25 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jan 3 19:42:19 2008 New Revision: 14480 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Typo from Smylers++ More clarification of assignment semantics in terms of underlying ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 4, 2008 at 3:42 am
    Jan 4, 2008 at 3:42 am
  • just a small question, what speak against this construct: $min, $max = @a.minmax;
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Jan 3, 2008 at 6:59 pm
    Jan 3, 2008 at 6:59 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jan 2 11:30:16 2008 New Revision: 14478 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: Rationalize migration strategy from Perl 5 to Perl 6 using ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 2, 2008 at 7:30 pm
    Jan 2, 2008 at 7:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 1 17:01:32 2008 New Revision: 14477 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarification of off-the-end semantics of KeySet and KeyBag requested by Limbic~Region++. ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 2, 2008 at 1:01 am
    Jan 2, 2008 at 1:01 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue Jan 1 00:22:25 2008 New Revision: 14476 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Infelicities noticed by Limbic_Region++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jan 1, 2008 at 8:22 am
    Jan 1, 2008 at 8:22 am
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