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  • Sorry for constant spamming, but now that I've put disparate pieces together, I see what's going on here. I'll stop soon, but I am *sick* of rewriting the trim() function over and over :) There are ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 12, 2009 at 10:22 am
    Jan 13, 2009 at 6:02 pm
  • A few months ago Larry proposed to add some testing facilites to the language itself, because we want to culturally encourage testing, and because the test suite defines the language, so we need to ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Jan 20, 2009 at 7:07 pm
    Jan 29, 2009 at 4:34 am
  • Now about the Perl 6 Prelude, rather than have customized versions, ... A couple things I've learned from designing a language for implementation over multiple architectures are: 1. It is usually ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Jan 16, 2009 at 12:03 am
    Jan 23, 2009 at 8:27 pm
  • In the below Perl 5 code, I refactored to pull the two halves of the PID file handling out of init_server(), but to do so, I had to return a sub from pid_file_handler() that acted as a ...
    Geoffrey BroadwellGeoffrey Broadwell
    Jan 1, 2009 at 8:34 pm
    Jan 27, 2009 at 1:03 am
  • Let's say two people want to add a 'shuffle' method to all arrays. Alice wants to have it look like this: method shuffle (*@array is rw) { @array .= pick(*); } Bob wants it to look like this: method ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 12, 2009 at 8:53 am
    Jan 14, 2009 at 11:32 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-29 02:53:54 +0100 (Thu, 29 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25102 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] reserve PERL and FILE lexical scope names Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 29, 2009 at 1:54 am
    Feb 1, 2009 at 1:18 pm
  • I really don't think this is a bug, but it did confuse the heck out of me at first. This *is* expected behavior due to how {} is interpolated in strings, yes? $ perl6 -e 'my $foo = "foo";say "<" ~ ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 12, 2009 at 12:41 am
    Jan 13, 2009 at 12:31 am
  • In chromatic's latest "Perl 6 Design Minutes" post (http://use.perl.org/~chromatic/journal/38334), he writes "Missing a discussion on.trim and gilding the lily." Nicholas: * if I wanted PHP I know ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 24, 2009 at 12:55 pm
    Jan 26, 2009 at 10:47 am
  • What should this output? my @array = ' foo ', ' bar '; @array .= trim; say @array.perl; And what if I have an array of hashes of hashes of arrays? Currently you can call 'trim' on arrays, but it's a ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 12, 2009 at 11:05 pm
    Jan 14, 2009 at 2:19 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-27 18:43:18 +0100 (Tue, 27 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25060 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod src/perl6/STD.pm Log: [STD] more operator hacking inspired by ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 27, 2009 at 5:43 pm
    Jan 29, 2009 at 4:11 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-02 17:08:51 +0100 (Fri, 02 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24737 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [spec] add signature for perl6, and make --output-format ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 2, 2009 at 4:09 pm
    Jan 3, 2009 at 9:12 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-30 08:12:14 +0100 (Fri, 30 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25122 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] random clarifications Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 30, 2009 at 7:12 am
    Jan 30, 2009 at 11:52 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 22:05:46 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24846 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] describe how to avoid ambiguity when nesting delimited ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 9:05 pm
    Jan 10, 2009 at 11:24 am
  • This behaviour looks wrong to me: msl@edward:~/perl/6$ cat ap1 #!/home/msl/bin/perl6 my @a = <blue light hazard ; my $p = @a.perl; say "\@a: {@a.elems} elements: $p"; say '@a[0]: ', @a[0]; my @b = ...
    Markus LakerMarkus Laker
    Jan 3, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 1:43 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-29 21:32:51 +0100 (Thu, 29 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25113 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod src/perl6/STD.pm Log: [STD, S03] slaughter of the LTM metatokens STD ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 29, 2009 at 8:33 pm
    Feb 1, 2009 at 5:17 am
  • I spent a fair amount of time with Rakudo over the holiday break (see http://dave.whipp.name/sw/perl6 for the writeup). I was generally impressed with both the language and its implementation. There ...
    Dave WhippDave Whipp
    Jan 5, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    Jan 7, 2009 at 4:28 pm
  • Hi! I'd like to get started adding these: is capitalize(:string($a)), "Pugs Is Cool!", "capitalize works with named arg" rakudo and pugs both fail this test. Should I add it anyway? And should I just ...
    fREW SchmidtfREW Schmidt
    Jan 23, 2009 at 4:31 am
    Jan 23, 2009 at 2:35 pm
  • I'm re-working my "Periodic Table of the Operators" chart to be up-to- date. I did the first major pass based on S03-operators. However, the last few days I've been plowing through STD.pm and have ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Jan 16, 2009 at 6:53 am
    Jan 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm
  • Hi... Yes, yes, i know. There is an official perl6 wiki. But, i think a more "friendly" wiki is needed, so i just started a new mediawiki one in http://perl6.wikia.com We have few articles at the ...
    Dev.null.boxDev.null.box
    Jan 19, 2009 at 3:46 pm
    Jan 20, 2009 at 3:19 pm
  • Hello friends! I just recently read Ovid's post on use Perl about how we can help by fixing PUGS tests. I was a little clear on what he meant and I am a little anxious to do something. I checked out ...
    fREW SchmidtfREW Schmidt
    Jan 20, 2009 at 1:19 am
    Jan 20, 2009 at 2:28 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-08 23:06:35 +0100 (Thu, 08 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24809 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] address backward (in)compatibilities Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 8, 2009 at 10:06 pm
    Jan 9, 2009 at 11:19 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-09 02:00:04 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24819 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] clarify that Pairs and Mappings are mutable in value, but not in ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 1:00 am
    Jan 9, 2009 at 3:54 am
  • I was just reading through S07, and it occurred to me that if one wanted to, one could handle stacks and queues as iterators, rather than by push/pop/shift/unshift of a list. All you'd have to do ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    Jan 7, 2009 at 6:42 pm
    Jan 8, 2009 at 10:22 am
  • Author: moritz Date: 2009-01-05 17:54:50 +0100 (Mon, 05 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24769 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29] document isa, can, does, perl and clone Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 5, 2009 at 4:54 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 10:47 pm
  • I was looking through STD.pm at the parsing of metaops. I was exploring to see if the legal metaops for a given operator could be notated on the operator chart. What I found was some oddness... op= ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Jan 19, 2009 at 6:57 am
    Jan 27, 2009 at 8:17 pm
  • pugs, rakudo and elf all agree that [1..4].elems should be 4 - and I agree too. What about sub f(@a) { @a.elems }; say f([1, 2, 3, 4]) Again all three implementations say that it's 4, and I'm ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Jan 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm
    Jan 26, 2009 at 2:17 am
  • I've got three small operator questions before the new table of the operators is done: 1) Is C<mod no longer an operator? It is still listed in S03, but STD.pm doesn't parse it. 2) Is C<\ no longer ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Jan 25, 2009 at 8:26 am
    Jan 26, 2009 at 1:24 am
  • Writing something like this in Rakudo yesterday, I was slightly surprised to find it not working: class SomeClass { my $.warn_limit = 1000; my $.stern_warn_limit = $.warn_limit * 1.05; my ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    Jan 12, 2009 at 11:33 am
    Jan 14, 2009 at 7:58 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-30 08:11:23 +0100 (Fri, 30 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25121 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] more comments Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 30, 2009 at 7:11 am
    Jan 30, 2009 at 7:11 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-29 02:59:56 +0100 (Thu, 29 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25105 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: missing comma Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 29, 2009 at 2:00 am
    Jan 29, 2009 at 2:00 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-27 01:44:28 +0100 (Tue, 27 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25049 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29] expand on use of * in orderings sort, min, and max ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 27, 2009 at 12:45 am
    Jan 27, 2009 at 12:45 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-27 01:08:23 +0100 (Tue, 27 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25048 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod src/perl6/STD.pm Log: [STD, S05] converge spec and parse of character ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 27, 2009 at 12:08 am
    Jan 27, 2009 at 12:08 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-26 20:11:42 +0100 (Mon, 26 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25044 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: [S02] clarify that .perl always represents an object as an item ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 26, 2009 at 7:11 pm
    Jan 26, 2009 at 7:11 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-26 05:06:43 +0100 (Mon, 26 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25031 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod src/perl6/Cursor.pmc src/perl6/STD.pm ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 26, 2009 at 4:06 am
    Jan 26, 2009 at 4:06 am
  • Author: masak Date: 2009-01-24 22:17:56 +0100 (Sat, 24 Jan 2009) New Revision: 25017 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29] documented .i method in Num Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 24, 2009 at 9:18 pm
    Jan 24, 2009 at 9:18 pm
  • This fixes a typo and enables X +<<X to be an operator... - MtnViewMark Index: STD.pm =================================================================== --- STD.pm (revision 25009) +++ STD.pm ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Jan 24, 2009 at 7:18 am
    Jan 24, 2009 at 7:18 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-22 00:35:56 +0100 (Thu, 22 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24994 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: [S02,S03] delete some .pos fossils ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 21, 2009 at 11:36 pm
    Jan 21, 2009 at 11:36 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-21 21:49:51 +0100 (Wed, 21 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24993 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S12-objects.pod Log: [S03] more alignment with STD ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 21, 2009 at 8:50 pm
    Jan 21, 2009 at 8:50 pm
  • Author: moritz Date: 2009-01-21 20:54:56 +0100 (Wed, 21 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24991 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29] changed outdated notice about document location, noticed ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 21, 2009 at 7:55 pm
    Jan 21, 2009 at 7:55 pm
  • The skip multisub in Rakudo's Test.pm is defined like this: multi sub skip() is export() { proclaim(1, "# SKIP"); } multi sub skip($desc) is export() { proclaim(1, "# SKIP " ~ $desc); } multi sub ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 21, 2009 at 6:35 pm
    Jan 21, 2009 at 6:35 pm
  • Here's some more sleuthing and differences between STD.pm and Synopsis 3: Methodcall precedence operators in STD.pm seem to include this set: .meth - single call .?meth - 0 or 1 call .+meth - 1 or ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Jan 18, 2009 at 9:18 pm
    Jan 18, 2009 at 9:18 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-16 08:42:00 +0100 (Fri, 16 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24926 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod src/perl6/STD.pm t/operators/adverbial_modifiers.t t/run/02-dash-n.t ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 16, 2009 at 7:43 am
    Jan 16, 2009 at 7:43 am
  • Can I suggest a new method to be declared with enums, viz. .face enum day <<Sun Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat ; my $today does day; $today = prompt "Type in a day of the week "; #later say $today ; # ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    Jan 14, 2009 at 12:38 pm
    Jan 14, 2009 at 12:38 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-01-13 20:30:15 +0100 (Tue, 13 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24895 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S06-routines.pod Log: [S03] remove .contains fossil ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 13, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    Jan 13, 2009 at 7:30 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 22:17:42 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24848 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] a note on assumptions Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 9:17 pm
    Jan 9, 2009 at 9:17 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 22:13:19 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24847 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] add notes for further design review Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 9:13 pm
    Jan 9, 2009 at 9:13 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 21:57:14 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24844 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] a little copy-editing Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm
    Jan 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 03:20:40 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24823 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] incorporate more of TimToady++'s notes, and format ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 2:20 am
    Jan 9, 2009 at 2:20 am
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-01-09 03:07:28 +0100 (Fri, 09 Jan 2009) New Revision: 24822 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] delimited options use eager matching semantics, are ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 am
    Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 am
  • Hi, I already spoke that on IRC, but this issue seems pretty important, so I decided to post here instead. STD currently doesn't make a difference from foo(1,2,3,a= 1,:b(2),:c<4 ) and (1,2,3,a= ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    Jan 8, 2009 at 2:56 pm
    Jan 8, 2009 at 2:56 pm
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