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  • Today bacek++ implement complex logarithms in rakudo, and one of the tests failed because it assumed the result to be on a different complex plane. (log(-1i) returned 0- 1.5708i, while 0 + 3/2*1i was ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Jul 15, 2008 at 1:30 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 12:50 am
  • HaloO, I know that the hot phase of the operator discussions are over. But here's a little orthogonalizing idea from my side. The observation is that * can be regarded as repeated addition: 5 * 3 == ...
    TSa (Thomas Sandlaß)TSa (Thomas Sandlaß)
    Jul 13, 2008 at 10:46 am
    Jul 18, 2008 at 8:00 am
  • t/spec/S29-list/sort.t has the following test: my @a = (2, 45, 6, 1, 3); my @e = (1, 2, 3, 6, 45); my @s = { $^a <= $^b }.sort: @a; is(@s, @e, '... with closure as direct invocant'); S29 doesn't show ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Jul 11, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Jul 12, 2008 at 6:19 pm
  • In S04, "Other similar Code-only forms ..." What does that mean?
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Jul 31, 2008 at 10:56 am
    Aug 2, 2008 at 11:21 pm
  • I wrote up a summary and some notes and posted at <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/web/code.html . Can we come to a definitive statement of the Callable/Code/Block/Routine types, relative to the hints ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Jul 28, 2008 at 7:26 am
    Jul 31, 2008 at 11:28 pm
  • Hi, I'm reviewing the tests in S09, and the file t/spec/S02-builtin_data_types/multi_dimensional_array.t uses the [0][0] indexing format interchangeably with [0;0]. These two formats mean two ...
    Adrian KreherAdrian Kreher
    Jul 13, 2008 at 7:17 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 3:03 pm
  • Hi, Is there an introspection interface for signatures defined anywhere? I've looked through the synopses and don't see one. I'm thinking things like: * Can you do .arity and .count of a signature? * ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    Jul 8, 2008 at 10:48 am
    Jul 8, 2008 at 8:03 pm
  • One reason (probably not a good one) is to use the same convention as programming language variable names (which is typically more of a "CamelCase" versus "not_Camel_case" issue). Likewise, I suspect ...
    Conrad SchneikerConrad Schneiker
    Jul 2, 2008 at 7:26 pm
    Jul 3, 2008 at 1:55 am
  • What would be the expected output from the following? my $a = foo(); my $b; { my $x = 1; sub get_x() { return $x; } sub foo() { return &get_x; } $b = foo(); } my $c = foo(); say "a: ", $a(); say "b: ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Jul 13, 2008 at 2:52 am
    Sep 22, 2008 at 9:09 pm
  • In S04, "Note that temporizations that are undone upon scope exit must be prepared to be redone if a continuation within that scope is taken." What will create a continuation there and how do you ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Jul 31, 2008 at 10:26 am
    Aug 2, 2008 at 5:09 pm
  • Does that mean there is a tool I can use to apply STD.pm to syntax-check my examples or ask questions of it? Can you point to that? --John Moritz Lenz wrote:
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Jul 30, 2008 at 6:01 am
    Jul 30, 2008 at 6:26 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jul 16 12:56:34 2008 New Revision: 14563 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: [S04] another whack at defining consistent closure semantics Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 16, 2008 at 7:56 pm
    Jul 16, 2008 at 10:50 pm
  • Hi, on behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce the release of Parrot 0.6.4 "St. Vincent Amazon." Parrot 0.6.4 is available via CPAN, or follow the download instructions at ...
    Bernhard SchmalhoferBernhard Schmalhofer
    Jul 15, 2008 at 11:10 am
    Jul 15, 2008 at 4:40 pm
  • I am working on the transliteration method operator (trans()) for Rakudo and wanted to get some input on how character ranges are to be used. Should spaces be ignored in ranges like 'A .. Z'? ...
    Chris FieldsChris Fields
    Jul 7, 2008 at 5:51 pm
    Jul 7, 2008 at 5:57 pm
  • It seems to me that the only type held by a '&' variable is treated as the container type. And, the value type in such a declaration is uniformly used as a function return type. Is that correct? So ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    Jul 30, 2008 at 5:58 am
    Jul 30, 2008 at 5:58 am
  • Hi, I found in one of the spec tests for Ranges: my $r = 1..5; ok(($r).ACCEPTS($r), 'accepts self'); ok(($r).ACCEPTS(1..5), 'accepts same'); ok($r ~~ $r, 'accepts self'); ok($r ~~ 1..5, 'accepts ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    Jul 29, 2008 at 9:43 pm
    Jul 29, 2008 at 9:43 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jul 26 21:04:50 2008 New Revision: 14570 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Allow stackable subscript declarations and (-- type) Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 27, 2008 at 4:04 am
    Jul 27, 2008 at 4:04 am
  • Author: larry Date: Fri Jul 25 23:27:45 2008 New Revision: 14569 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S02.pod Log: \d123 is now \c123 to avoid confusion with \d character class Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 26, 2008 at 6:27 am
    Jul 26, 2008 at 6:27 am
  • Hi, today I released Perl6::Str to CPAN. It's a module for grapheme level string handling, and the methods are modeled closely after those of Perl 6. I cheated a bit in that I didn't implement ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Jul 21, 2008 at 12:01 pm
    Jul 21, 2008 at 12:01 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jul 17 11:05:58 2008 New Revision: 14568 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: typo from DietCoke++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:11 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:11 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jul 17 10:57:24 2008 New Revision: 14567 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S09.pod Log: Equivalence of cascaded and semicolon subscript forms suggested by nick++ Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:01 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:01 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jul 16 23:52:23 2008 New Revision: 14566 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: suggestion from moritz++ that POST blocks be allowed to see the return value Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:53 am
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:53 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jul 16 23:26:04 2008 New Revision: 14565 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: clarification suggested by Bob Rogers++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:26 am
    Jul 17, 2008 at 6:26 am
  • Author: larry Date: Wed Jul 16 15:53:34 2008 New Revision: 14564 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: typo from Brandon++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 16, 2008 at 10:53 pm
    Jul 16, 2008 at 10:53 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Sat Jul 12 10:50:57 2008 New Revision: 14562 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S04.pod Log: [S04] small clarification to whether named subs are really closures Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 12, 2008 at 5:51 pm
    Jul 12, 2008 at 5:51 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jul 10 19:03:34 2008 New Revision: 14561 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: [S12] s/bool/Bool/ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 11, 2008 at 2:03 am
    Jul 11, 2008 at 2:03 am
  • Author: larry Date: Thu Jul 10 14:01:39 2008 New Revision: 14560 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: [S12] .HOW clarifications requested by ruoso++ Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 10, 2008 at 9:01 pm
    Jul 10, 2008 at 9:01 pm
  • Author: pmichaud Date: Thu Jul 10 13:22:30 2008 New Revision: 14559 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod Log: S12: Remove "method fall back to subroutine". Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S12.pod ...
    PmichaudPmichaud
    Jul 10, 2008 at 8:22 pm
    Jul 10, 2008 at 8:22 pm
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jul 7 21:40:33 2008 New Revision: 14558 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: more clarifications and remember to thank cjfields++ this time :) Modified: ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 8, 2008 at 4:40 am
    Jul 8, 2008 at 4:40 am
  • Author: larry Date: Mon Jul 7 21:30:08 2008 New Revision: 14557 Modified: doc/trunk/design/syn/S05.pod Log: Clarify the role of whitespace within transliterations Power up transliterations with ...
    LarryLarry
    Jul 8, 2008 at 4:30 am
    Jul 8, 2008 at 4:30 am
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