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  • I want to review and collect the wisdom of what has been discussed before. Someone mentioned this the other day, as being a significant consensus. But I can't find anything in the forum archives. Can ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 4, 2008 at 9:20 pm
    May 9, 2008 at 7:30 am
  • S06/Lvalue subroutines: "Lvalue subroutines return a proxy object that can be assigned to. (...)" S13/Methods: "Setter methods that expect the new value as an argument do not fall into the ...
    Brandon AllberyBrandon Allbery
    May 16, 2008 at 3:45 am
    Jun 16, 2008 at 6:54 am
  • By the way, I hope it's possible to make the assignment `$x = 3` to the read-only variable $x a compile-time error. In fact, I hope this to such a degree that I would like it to be part of a spec ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    May 9, 2008 at 1:02 pm
    May 17, 2008 at 10:39 pm
  • Hi, I'm looking for answers/clarification on what (if taken as individual programs) $x is in each case. my Int $x; # $x is Int protoobject say $x; # Int say $x.WHAT; # Int class Foo { } my Foo $x; # ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    May 6, 2008 at 8:55 am
    May 9, 2008 at 12:24 pm
  • What does this mean? our sub outer () { ... our sub inner () { ... } } inner; # defined? I think this should be illegal. Nested named subs makes sense for 'my', with the rules of visibility matching ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm
    May 6, 2008 at 7:38 pm
  • I've searched the archives, but did not see a good explanation of what eqv does, and what is meant by snapshotting in the description of the synopses. Can anyone explain it (with examples?) or point ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 3, 2008 at 7:01 pm
    May 5, 2008 at 11:09 am
  • From S09: "The default hash iterator is a property called .iterator that can be user replaced. When the hash itself needs an iterator for .pairs, .keys, .values, or .kv, it calls %hash.iterator() to ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    May 28, 2008 at 2:32 am
    Jun 2, 2008 at 10:07 pm
  • In S06, what is the difference between "is ref" and "is rw"? The text says that the rw may be converted to an lvalue, and that ref must already be. But what is that supposed to mean? --John
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 11, 2008 at 1:47 am
    May 28, 2008 at 4:00 pm
  • OK, for some meaning of "constant". After all ::?LINE is different every time you call it. I see it as the compiler automatically defining it properly for each use, not so much what its return value ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 1, 2008 at 3:36 am
    May 2, 2008 at 4:28 pm
  • S12 says (in the context of classes): my method think (Brain $self: $thought) (Such methods are completely invisible to ordinary method calls, and are in fact called with a different syntax that uses ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    May 16, 2008 at 11:01 am
    May 16, 2008 at 8:05 pm
  • The synopses are contradictary over the way 'constant' works. First it says that it is a declarator like 'my'. Then in S12 it shows my constant ... and our constant ... that is, independant from the ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 3, 2008 at 7:39 am
    May 4, 2008 at 4:00 pm
  • They were walking to the Hemlock, the Rooster and the Mice, and the Mice kept looking at one another, questioning. "We don't know what the future holds, do we?" said Chauntecleer. The Mice all shook ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    May 20, 2008 at 7:54 pm
    May 22, 2008 at 11:29 am
  • Perl 6 doesn't have references anymore, it has captures. So, what does the following mean: @x = <foo bar ; $a = [1, 2, \@x]; I imagine that the 3rd element of the Array is itself an Array, and is the ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 4, 2008 at 11:13 pm
    May 4, 2008 at 11:18 pm
  • Latest addition to the official Perl 6 wiki “Perl 6 Donors, Sponsors, and Supporters” page: (http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl6/index.cgi?perl_6_donors_sponsors_and_supporters) · 2008-05-29 -- ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 30, 2008 at 6:21 am
    May 30, 2008 at 6:21 am
  • Author: larry Date: Tue May 27 16:19:34 2008 New Revision: 14546 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Cleanup bogus use of adverbs on bare terms Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 27, 2008 at 11:19 pm
    May 27, 2008 at 11:19 pm
  • I skimmed through S06 and I found no convenient way to use the return value of sub/method in it's POST blocks. Since they can (and should) be used (among other things) to check the sub's/method's ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    May 27, 2008 at 2:35 pm
    May 27, 2008 at 2:35 pm
  • This is the new addition near top of Perl 6 wiki to thank Ian Hague (and to help counter public skepticism about the prospects of Perl 6): Awesome "Cross the Finish Line" grant for Rakudo Perl 6 ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 26, 2008 at 6:59 pm
    May 26, 2008 at 6:59 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 21 22:33:01 2008 New Revision: 14545 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S01.pod doc/trunk/design/syn/S11.pod Log: cleanup of old v6-alpha hack suggested by Auzon++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 22, 2008 at 5:33 am
    May 22, 2008 at 5:33 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 21 12:31:17 2008 New Revision: 14544 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: S12 contradiction noted by pmichaud++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 21, 2008 at 7:31 pm
    May 21, 2008 at 7:31 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon May 19 17:45:50 2008 New Revision: 14543 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: typo from cognominal++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 20, 2008 at 12:45 am
    May 20, 2008 at 12:45 am
  • With Ian Hague's great donation, plus recent support from the Vienna.pm, it seemed like time to create a separate wiki page for such things: ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    May 19, 2008 at 6:30 pm
    May 19, 2008 at 6:30 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat May 17 14:37:37 2008 New Revision: 14542 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clarifications to how tied longest tokens are handled under LTM Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    May 17, 2008 at 9:37 pm
    May 17, 2008 at 9:37 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed May 7 09:07:46 2008 New Revision: 14541 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: [S05] better characterize Match and Cursor methods Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    May 7, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    May 7, 2008 at 4:07 pm
  • Building a class definition is an activity performed by Perl code that runs at compile time. Could you take a quick look at Section 2 in <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/class_building.pdf and make sure ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 7, 2008 at 1:27 am
    May 7, 2008 at 1:27 am
  • I've come back to this: my $!var — class attribute, no accessor, not inheritable. How is this different from a normal lexical variable? Role composition can show differences? What's the point? our ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 3, 2008 at 7:44 am
    May 3, 2008 at 7:44 am
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