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  • Hi all, I occasionally find myself annoyed at having to do something like this (I use Perl 5 vernacular, but it actually crops up in every single language I have ever used): my $i; @stuff = grep !$_- ...
    Aristotle PagaltzisAristotle Pagaltzis
    Dec 3, 2008 at 1:14 pm
    Dec 19, 2008 at 3:35 pm
  • Hello, I'm wondering how to write anonymous value literals of some Perl 6 basic types, and I didn't see mention of this in synopsis 2. Now, with some basic types, I know how to do it, examples: Bool ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Dec 2, 2008 at 2:21 am
    Dec 6, 2008 at 3:16 pm
  • Pugs and Elf currently numify a Pair object to 2, and Rakudo currently dies of despair. My guess is that the semantics of Pugs and Elf falls out naturally form a pair being treated as a list of two ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    Dec 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 6:26 pm
  • My question is, what sort of information actually belongs in a final version of the 6PAN spec? I'm assuming it will at least include 6PAN Package format (layout, metadata, etc), and I'd suggest that ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Dec 18, 2008 at 2:09 am
    Dec 23, 2008 at 8:02 am
  • Hi, As smop and mildew now support ControlExceptionReturn (see v6/mildew/t/return_function.t), an important question raised: sub plural { return 1,2 } sub singular { return 1 } my @a = plural(); my ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Dec 27, 2008 at 1:20 pm
    Jan 7, 2009 at 4:12 pm
  • Inspired by a message over on the Applescript users list, I thought I'd try to whip up a silly little P6 script to print out the 12 days of Christmas. I tried to use as many P6isms as I could squeeze ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Dec 25, 2008 at 5:53 am
    Dec 28, 2008 at 1:32 am
  • Hi all. I've been working on some stuff that's vaguely, tangentially CPAN-related. My basic assumption is that there's going to be some kind of packaging system written around 6PAN. One thing I've ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Dec 17, 2008 at 4:01 am
    Dec 18, 2008 at 1:23 pm
  • Author: moritz Date: 2008-12-13 10:32:15 +0100 (Sat, 13 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24325 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29] List.sort with a unary or nullary code object does a ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 13, 2008 at 9:32 am
    Dec 17, 2008 at 4:12 am
  • Following the request for ideas on IO, this is my wish list for working with files. I am not a perl guru and so I do not claim to be able to write specifications. But I do know what I would like. The ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    Dec 15, 2008 at 4:43 pm
    Dec 17, 2008 at 2:53 am
  • Hi all, I've been thinking about how the IO interface should be organized in perl6. It seems that part of S16 has received little attention so far. One main problem with filehandles is that are ...
    Leon TimmermansLeon Timmermans
    Dec 12, 2008 at 1:16 am
    Dec 13, 2008 at 12:46 am
  • HaloO, I realized from the typed literal thread that S03 now explicitly states that div on two Ints returns a Rat. I remember the state of affairs being that it returns an Int that adheres to the ...
    TSaTSa
    Dec 4, 2008 at 4:42 pm
    Dec 5, 2008 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi, One of the hardest features in Perl 6 is the slice context. It is undoubtfully usefull, since it provides semantics to acces each iteration of a map, for instance. But there's one thing in the ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Dec 16, 2008 at 1:34 pm
    Dec 17, 2008 at 5:10 pm
  • Hi all. I saw the new "sort" idea on the Rakudo blog: http://www.rakudo.org/2008/12/its-sort-of-like.html ...and wondered if we can get it in the spec, as I haven't seen any discussion on it or ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Dec 13, 2008 at 3:12 am
    Dec 16, 2008 at 9:17 am
  • i opened RT #61742 because the semantics of the "use" statement in rakudo changed in such a way that i could no longer precompile mod_perl6 modules. "use" statements are now being invoked during PAST ...
    Jeff HorwitzJeff Horwitz
    Dec 28, 2008 at 5:31 am
    Jan 4, 2009 at 4:29 pm
  • From S29: : =item end : : our Any method end (@array: ) is export : : Returns the final subscript of the first dimension; for a one-dimensional : array this simply the index of the final element. For ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Dec 12, 2008 at 5:03 pm
    Dec 15, 2008 at 9:27 pm
  • The above reasoning raises the following question for me: how do I return from a sub or a method from within a map block? (Let's say, for the sake of discussion, that there is a legitimate reason to ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    Dec 7, 2008 at 5:10 pm
    Dec 8, 2008 at 4:38 pm
  • I thought this would work: multi th($x where { $x % 10 == 1 }) { "{$x}st" } multi th($x where { $x % 10 == 2 }) { "{$x}nd" } multi th($x where { $x % 10 == 3 }) { "{$x}rd" } multi th($x) { "{$x}th" } ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Dec 24, 2008 at 11:47 pm
    Dec 25, 2008 at 4:55 pm
  • do { die 'some text'; say 'after the exception'; CATCH { say 'caught the exception'; ...; # what goes here? } } My proposal is to call .resume() on the exception object. Thoughts?
    Stephen WeeksStephen Weeks
    Dec 15, 2008 at 7:47 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 8:23 pm
  • Hi, I found something that could be problematic (haven't yet found out if it should be a special case) in Synopsis 5. More precisely it is under the chapter "Accessing captured subrules" in the test ...
    GWGW
    Dec 4, 2008 at 12:17 am
    Dec 5, 2008 at 3:41 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 20:37:46 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24711 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S06-routines.pod Log: [S06] update to shortname syntax in command-line examples ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    Jan 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm
  • Just stumbled across this, but I can't tell from S09 if this is a bug or feature: $ ./perl6 -e 'my %foo; if %foo<a {}; say %foo.perl' {"a" = undef} I wasn't expecting auto-vivification there. The ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 31, 2008 at 4:06 pm
    Jan 1, 2009 at 3:48 pm
  • Following up to a bug report, Mr Lenz wrote: Another detail: if i do this in the REPL, it works fine, until I close ...except that this is a Rakudo bug, and Rakudo doesn't have a REPL. It has a REL, ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Dec 17, 2008 at 7:26 pm
    Dec 18, 2008 at 2:07 pm
  • Hi, I've been thinking about how I would implement module loading in SMOP and reached some points that I think need some clarification. The most important of them being about the EXPORTALL routine. ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Dec 12, 2008 at 11:40 pm
    Dec 13, 2008 at 12:43 pm
  • As of r34652, this now produces an empty list (which is what I would expect). $ perl6 -e 'say ("a".."c").list[0..**-1]' $ Rakudo is parsing **-1 as "whatever times -1", which means the range is being ...
    Patrick R. Michaud via RTPatrick R. Michaud via RT
    Dec 30, 2008 at 5:52 pm
    Dec 31, 2008 at 2:17 am
  • Author: schwarzer Date: 2008-12-29 22:41:59 +0100 (Mon, 29 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24681 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S01-overview.pod Log: [docs/Perl6/Spec] typo: use lower case letters Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 29, 2008 at 9:42 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 9:30 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-28 04:17:03 +0100 (Sun, 28 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24656 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S06-routines.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S13-overloading.pod Log: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 28, 2008 at 3:17 am
    Dec 29, 2008 at 4:26 pm
  • I've got a question regarding Ranges and in particular, infinite Ranges. How should a range such as: (0..Inf) or (-Inf..0) be represented when it is converted to a string? I believe that Pugs ...
    Cory SpencerCory Spencer
    Dec 22, 2008 at 10:32 pm
    Dec 23, 2008 at 2:17 am
  • A very interesting question came up on #perl today, so I'm forwarding it to p6l for discussion/decision. Given the following code: sub foo() { return 1; } sub bar() { warn "oops"; } { CONTROL { ... } ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Dec 8, 2008 at 8:32 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 7:48 pm
  • Since your personal expectations are the same as mine, I took the liberty to turn our expectations into spec tests, in t/spec/S05-substitution/subst.t (pugs r24207). The reasoning behind it is quite ...
    Moritz Lenz via RTMoritz Lenz via RT
    Dec 7, 2008 at 11:09 pm
    Dec 8, 2008 at 3:44 pm
  • What doe *short* name mean? Bool::T or True?
    Xyf XiaoXyf Xiao
    Dec 5, 2008 at 6:19 am
    Dec 5, 2008 at 1:05 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 21:16:50 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24714 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] s/bundl/cluster/g; update date/version Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 8:17 pm
    Dec 31, 2008 at 8:17 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 20:39:19 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24712 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] update C<--CHECK{...} syntax with more standard C<-e ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 7:39 pm
    Dec 31, 2008 at 7:39 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 19:53:43 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24708 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] metasyntactic options should shout, to stand out. ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 6:53 pm
    Dec 31, 2008 at 6:53 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 19:50:40 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24707 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] fix typo, s1n++ Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 6:50 pm
    Dec 31, 2008 at 6:50 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-31 03:23:01 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24699 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: [S03] clean up some awkward phrasing Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 2:23 am
    Dec 31, 2008 at 2:23 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-31 03:14:08 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24698 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] clarification of meaning of HyperWhatever Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 31, 2008 at 2:14 am
    Dec 31, 2008 at 2:14 am
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 00:55:46 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24697 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] update option reference, including: longnames for all ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:55 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:55 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 00:30:54 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24696 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: rename Awk service to Autoloop Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:31 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:31 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 00:28:44 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24695 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] allow option clustering; change delimited option ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:28 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:28 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2008-12-31 00:03:32 +0100 (Wed, 31 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24694 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: elaborate on concepts in introduction, and replace ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:03 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:03 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-30 21:15:36 +0100 (Tue, 30 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24689 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S01-overview.pod Log: [S01] revert correction of non-mistake Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 30, 2008 at 8:15 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 8:15 pm
  • Author: schwarzer Date: 2008-12-29 22:43:47 +0100 (Mon, 29 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24682 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: [docs/Perl6/Spec] typos and minor style changes Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 29, 2008 at 9:43 pm
    Dec 29, 2008 at 9:43 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-29 18:16:02 +0100 (Mon, 29 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24680 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] derivatives of * are Code, not Whatever Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 29, 2008 at 5:16 pm
    Dec 29, 2008 at 5:16 pm
  • Hi, Captures are sensitive things, they can only be used "as-is" inside a scalar, otherwise you have to enforce a context and it is no longer a capture, but one of the views of its content. for ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Dec 29, 2008 at 1:22 pm
    Dec 29, 2008 at 1:22 pm
  • Author: tjp Date: 2008-12-29 03:54:57 +0100 (Mon, 29 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24671 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 29, 2008 at 2:55 am
    Dec 29, 2008 at 2:55 am
  • Author: ruoso Date: 2008-12-28 19:11:12 +0100 (Sun, 28 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24669 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S07-iterators.pod Log: [spec] name OutOfItemsException in the DRAFT S07 Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 28, 2008 at 6:11 pm
    Dec 28, 2008 at 6:11 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-28 04:36:24 +0100 (Sun, 28 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24658 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [Spec] remove fossil typecast noticed by masak++ Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 28, 2008 at 3:36 am
    Dec 28, 2008 at 3:36 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2008-12-28 04:30:13 +0100 (Sun, 28 Dec 2008) New Revision: 24657 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [Spec] differentiate $*ARGFILES from ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Dec 28, 2008 at 3:30 am
    Dec 28, 2008 at 3:30 am
  • Here is that list: <http://use.perl.org/~masak/journal/38170 People can help by addressing the questions I raise (preferably in their own threads), or by bravely* adding a missing function/method to ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    Dec 27, 2008 at 8:03 pm
    Dec 27, 2008 at 8:03 pm
  • Both pugs and rakudo agree on this one: 21:44 <@moritz_ perl6: my (@a, @b); @a.push(@b.pop); say @a.elems 21:44 < p6eval ..pugs, rakudo 34399: OUTPUT«1␤» pop'ping from an empty array returns an ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Dec 26, 2008 at 8:48 pm
    Dec 26, 2008 at 8:48 pm
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