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  • In general, is [op] (p1,p2,p3,p4...) expected to return the same result as p1 op p2 op p3 op p4... including precedence considerations? That is, should [**](2,3,4) return 2^(3^4)=2^81, or (2^3)^4 = ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Mar 30, 2008 at 2:19 am
    Apr 1, 2008 at 1:07 am
  • currently just used for compile time constants like $?LINE allright so far so good. but why not use that for all constants like my $?constant = 5; so it's compiletime (even late compiletime like in ...
    Herbert breunungHerbert breunung
    Mar 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm
    Mar 14, 2008 at 10:06 pm
  • HaloO, just re-reading S03 I saw that it defines the Rat to Int conversion as truncation. Why not floor semantics like in %? Actually I would recommend floor semantics whenever an integer is coerced. ...
    TSaTSa
    Mar 28, 2008 at 7:31 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 11:21 am
  • The context in which a subscript is evaluated is no longer controlled by the sigil either. Subscripts are always evaluated in list context. +(More specifically, they are evaluated in a variant of ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 31, 2008 at 7:28 pm
    Apr 3, 2008 at 12:53 am
  • I've read copies of the Synopsis documents that I've found on the web somewhere. How do I synchronize with the life copies, and hack on them? --John
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 30, 2008 at 10:32 am
    Apr 1, 2008 at 2:27 am
  • Hi, i'm writing a gui tool, I need to open a non blocking pipe in read mode, to avoid the block of the gui when the stream become slow.. Is it possible to open a non blocking pipe in read mode ...
    SpocchioSpocchio
    Mar 23, 2008 at 4:11 pm
    Mar 24, 2008 at 3:23 am
  • I'm reading S02.pod with version information: Last Modified: 17 Mar 2008 Number: 2 Version: 130 Meta-question 1: what is the succinct way to report this? Is the "Version 130" enough? Meta-question 2: ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 30, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    Apr 2, 2008 at 4:51 pm
  • I've installed the Win32 build of Pugs, but is appears to be incomplete. How do I get the "real thing"? I've also heard that Pugs is in stasis, so is this still a good way to write stuff and learn ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 30, 2008 at 10:37 am
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:41 am
  • What does Perl 6 do in that respect? Maybe semantics could be borrowed from there? Regards, -- Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/
    Aristotle PagaltzisAristotle Pagaltzis
    Mar 23, 2008 at 12:00 am
    Mar 26, 2008 at 4:56 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Mar 15 18:09:39 2008 New Revision: 14520 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Suboptimalities noted by John M. Dlugosz++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 16, 2008 at 1:09 am
    Mar 16, 2008 at 2:21 pm
  • I have two questions/suggestions regarding regex syntax: 1) The :ii modifier is influenced by :sigspace modifier. IMHO this is ugly, because the matching part and the replacement part of a regex ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Mar 13, 2008 at 4:58 pm
    Mar 18, 2008 at 3:08 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 17 10:37:26 2008 New Revision: 14522 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 17, 2008 at 5:39 pm
    Mar 17, 2008 at 6:14 pm
  • perl5 has a facility to dump the optree in XML, which is currently not regression tested. Ive submitted a test-file which tests the XML output against a few golden-samples, but its been ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Mar 6, 2008 at 1:50 pm
    Mar 6, 2008 at 5:18 pm
  • In S02, "If a buf type is initialized with a Unicode string value, the string is decomposed into Unicode codepoints,...If any other conversion is desired, it must be specified explicitly." In S29, ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 31, 2008 at 8:07 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 8:07 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 31 11:15:33 2008 New Revision: 14531 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: Some clarifications on Num and Int coercions. Removed lame joke about truncating rats. ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 31, 2008 at 6:15 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 6:15 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 31 10:00:05 2008 New Revision: 14530 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Clarify what is meant by evaluating subscripts in list context. Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 31, 2008 at 5:00 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 5:00 pm
  • Thanks, that works. I tweeked the style sheet to use preferred fonts, and also this tip I'd like to pass along: CODE:hover { background-color: yellow; } That makes it easy to isolate a code fragment ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:47 am
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:47 am
  • "Any contiguous whitespace (including comments) may be hidden from the parser by prefixing it with <code \</code . ... using unspace lets you line up postfix operators:" %hash\ .{$key} @array\ .[$ix] ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 30, 2008 at 5:04 pm
    Mar 30, 2008 at 5:04 pm
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    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Mar 30, 2008 at 10:29 am
    Mar 30, 2008 at 10:29 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Mar 29 20:16:29 2008 New Revision: 14529 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod Log: fossil noticed by pmichaud++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S06.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 30, 2008 at 3:16 am
    Mar 30, 2008 at 3:16 am
  • S06.pod says (line 2698): : Ordinarily a top-level Perl "script" just evaluates its anonymous : mainline code and exits. During the mainline code, the program's : arguments are available in raw form ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Mar 29, 2008 at 10:53 pm
    Mar 29, 2008 at 10:53 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Mar 28 10:42:39 2008 New Revision: 14528 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from cognominal++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 28, 2008 at 5:42 pm
    Mar 28, 2008 at 5:42 pm
  • It looks like Pugs has been dormant for a few months, while Parrot has some serious momentum going (in general, not just on the p6 front). But AFAICT perl6.pir is still less functional than Pugs. ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Mar 23, 2008 at 6:07 am
    Mar 23, 2008 at 6:07 am
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Mar 22 08:27:16 2008 New Revision: 14527 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: typos noticed by spinclad++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 22, 2008 at 3:27 pm
    Mar 22, 2008 at 3:27 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 19 18:50:05 2008 New Revision: 14526 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Added :samespace and :ss as :sigspace variant Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 20, 2008 at 1:50 am
    Mar 20, 2008 at 1:50 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Mar 19 09:39:02 2008 New Revision: 14525 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Add <*abc form for sequential optional characters Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 19, 2008 at 4:39 pm
    Mar 19, 2008 at 4:39 pm
  • On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 0.6.0 "P&P." Parrot (http://parrotcode.org/) is a virtual machine aimed at running dynamic languages. This release is a milestone release ...
    Bernhard SchmalhoferBernhard Schmalhofer
    Mar 18, 2008 at 9:11 pm
    Mar 18, 2008 at 9:11 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 17 21:57:04 2008 New Revision: 14524 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: typo from spinclad++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 18, 2008 at 4:57 am
    Mar 18, 2008 at 4:57 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Mar 17 12:36:21 2008 New Revision: 14523 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S03.pod Log: typos from Aaron Crane++ more (assignment, self-extending ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 17, 2008 at 7:36 pm
    Mar 17, 2008 at 7:36 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Mar 15 18:55:52 2008 New Revision: 14521 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: Failed to excavate the fossil completely. Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Mar 16, 2008 at 1:56 am
    Mar 16, 2008 at 1:56 am
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