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  • Author: autarch Date: 2009-02-19 19:14:48 +0100 (Thu, 19 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25445 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/Temporal.pod Log: This is a very drastic revision (hopefully this ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    Feb 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm
    Feb 27, 2009 at 1:28 am
  • Hi all. I know we usually run on forgiveness instead of permission, but I'm suggesting a big change (or extension, anyway), so I wanted to run the ideas by you all before I put the effort in. If I ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 17, 2009 at 11:38 am
    Mar 15, 2009 at 10:54 am
  • After some discussion I made a number of drastic revisions to S32-setting-library/Temporal.pod What I want to see in Perl 6 is a set of very minimal roles that can be used to provide a simply object ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Feb 19, 2009 at 6:26 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 7:57 am
  • In reading over the Debugging draft (i.e., the future S20), I ran across the concept of the infectious trait - that is, a trait that doesn't just get applied to the thing to which it is explicitly ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    Feb 14, 2009 at 1:42 am
    Feb 18, 2009 at 4:43 am
  • Hi, If we declared, for example: role A::B {}; Then what should a reference to A be here? At the moment, Rakudo treats it as a post-declared listop, however I suspect we should be doing something a ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    Feb 11, 2009 at 8:15 pm
    Feb 13, 2009 at 9:30 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-23 04:47:22 +0100 (Mon, 23 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25490 Added: docs/Perl6/Spec/S28-special-variables.pod Log: Created the draft spec here. It's very drafty, but no more ...
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    Feb 23, 2009 at 3:47 am
    Feb 27, 2009 at 3:50 am
  • Author: masak Date: 2009-02-02 13:05:20 +0100 (Mon, 02 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25172 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: [S16] added :async flag to getc Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod ...
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    Feb 2, 2009 at 12:05 pm
    Feb 4, 2009 at 9:43 am
  • I don't know if this was previously discussed and dismissed but ... Inspired by some recent discussion in the "comparing inexact values" thread plus some temporal discussion and some older thoughts ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Feb 27, 2009 at 6:42 am
    Mar 1, 2009 at 9:41 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-14 06:38:34 +0100 (Sat, 14 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25328 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: S16-io: Reorganised everything, grouping things together a bit better. ...
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    Feb 14, 2009 at 5:39 am
    Feb 18, 2009 at 5:51 am
  • Author: ruoso Date: 2009-02-04 16:37:16 +0100 (Wed, 04 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25182 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: [spec/S16] proposed role-based api Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod ...
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    Feb 4, 2009 at 3:37 pm
    Feb 7, 2009 at 5:33 am
  • Hi all. I'd like to suggest a slight reorganisation within the specs. The first thing I've observed is that, in defining the IO stuff, and adding in the Tree and DateTime stuff, is that we're getting ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 18, 2009 at 5:44 am
    Feb 19, 2009 at 11:44 pm
  • I have a quick question here. S16 claims to be about IPC, IO, and Signals. So far, it's mostly about IO. My question is, is it intended that IPC and/or signals be part of the core, or should they be ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 23, 2009 at 1:25 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 5:26 am
  • S04 says: Because the contextual variable C<$! contains all exceptions collected in the current lexical scope, saying C<die $! will throw all exceptions, whether they were handled or not. A bare ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 26, 2009 at 3:05 am
    Feb 26, 2009 at 12:08 pm
  • Nice -- except I first read that backwards, i.e. even though it follows straight from the definition of "[op]=", it made me think of forcing a minimum value, which would actually be max=. I can think ...
    David GreenDavid Green
    Feb 24, 2009 at 4:38 am
    Feb 24, 2009 at 7:55 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-19 08:47:26 +0100 (Thu, 19 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25405 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/Temporal.pod Log: Improved Temporal (previously DateTime) stuff a ...
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    Feb 19, 2009 at 7:47 am
    Feb 20, 2009 at 12:05 am
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-02-05 03:14:01 +0100 (Thu, 05 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25200 Added: t/spec/S19-command-line/ t/spec/S19-invalid/ Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] ...
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    Feb 5, 2009 at 2:14 am
    Feb 6, 2009 at 11:42 pm
  • Here's my comments on Carl Masak's S29 list. Note that some of the things that say that they're "now in" something still need a lot of work. # Range objects have .from, .to, .min, .max and .minmax ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 27, 2009 at 2:46 am
    Mar 4, 2009 at 5:40 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-19 04:46:06 +0100 (Thu, 19 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25402 Added: docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/ docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/Any.pod ...
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    Feb 19, 2009 at 3:46 am
    Feb 19, 2009 at 12:02 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-18 04:30:33 +0100 (Wed, 18 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25371 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: S16: Redid things in terms of trees, at least somewhat. Modified: ...
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    Feb 18, 2009 at 3:30 am
    Feb 18, 2009 at 9:53 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-02-27 19:24:47 +0100 (Fri, 27 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25626 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: Document new lift statement for writing generic multis Modified: ...
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    Feb 27, 2009 at 6:24 pm
    Feb 27, 2009 at 9:22 pm
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    Feb 23, 2009 at 9:56 pm
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  • Adding roles to classes question: Another question for everyone - is there some way I can extend a class in such a way that it implements another role? For example, say I have a class Class::A that ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 23, 2009 at 1:21 am
    Feb 23, 2009 at 10:38 am
  • One problem (as I mentioned elsewhere just now) is that I'm trying to specify an API with optional parts. Maybe I should stop using roles for this :). I'd argue, also that Undefined isn't really ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 20, 2009 at 12:19 am
    Feb 20, 2009 at 6:44 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-02-14 06:21:13 +0100 (Sat, 14 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25325 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] $?PROGRAM makes no sense Modified: ...
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    Feb 14, 2009 at 5:21 am
    Feb 14, 2009 at 6:19 am
  • Apologies to Carl Masak for writing his name in ASCII. # context(). Added to S29, but I still don't know where these should go. Maybe on Block? # .wrap, .unwrap and .assuming. Added to S32/Callable. ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 27, 2009 at 3:57 am
    Mar 5, 2009 at 5:58 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-25 07:08:52 +0100 (Wed, 25 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25541 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S28-special-names.pod Log: S28: Incorporated some more stuff from the old ...
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    Feb 25, 2009 at 6:08 am
    Mar 2, 2009 at 1:23 am
  • Under the section about twigils in S02, "$=var" is described as a "pod variable". I'm not finding any other references to pod variables; what are tey, and how are they used? (In particular, I'm ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    Feb 28, 2009 at 4:45 am
    Mar 2, 2009 at 12:55 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-26 04:43:20 +0100 (Thu, 26 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25573 Added: docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/Exception.pod Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod ...
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    Feb 26, 2009 at 3:43 am
    Feb 27, 2009 at 5:04 am
  • Here is a list of rules (see below) that are spread around the language design documents, but which lack a home in which they are systematically canonically defined. I suggest they be added to the ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    Feb 24, 2009 at 11:04 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 3:51 am
  • At present, signatures appear to serve at least three rather diverse purposes in Perl 6: * parameter lists for routines (can also be used to specify what a given routine returns; explored in detail ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    Feb 13, 2009 at 6:24 pm
    Feb 25, 2009 at 1:59 am
  • Hi all. According to S29, the Perl 5 format() function is obsolete, and it says "See Exegesis 7". According to Exegesis 7, there will be a Form.pm which implements similar functionality, but has to ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 17, 2009 at 6:54 am
    Feb 20, 2009 at 4:19 am
  • Hi. I have a question for the S17-concurrency people. Say I wanted to write a POP3 server. I want to receive a username and password from the client. I want things to be interruptable during this, ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 16, 2009 at 6:28 am
    Feb 17, 2009 at 3:52 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-14 07:37:40 +0100 (Sat, 14 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25329 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: S02: Moved comment about standard file ...
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    Feb 14, 2009 at 6:38 am
    Feb 16, 2009 at 3:52 am
  • Hi... I´m used to test oneliners on the perl6 irc channel when i´m at home... But, at work, latetly i´m having lots of free time (this week has been sooo boring). But, i have irc blocked at my office ...
    Dev.null.boxDev.null.box
    Feb 12, 2009 at 2:38 pm
    Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-27 10:19:30 +0100 (Fri, 27 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25614 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S32-setting-library/Str.pod Log: Return type for subst Modified: ...
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    Feb 27, 2009 at 9:19 am
    Feb 27, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Am I right in guessing that the AnyEvent stuff should go in S17 ? :) --------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 25, 2009 at 4:56 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 1:21 pm
  • In the table I'm assembling, the following entry was added: Perl 5 Perl 6 Comment ----------- ----------- ----------------------- @F @*INPLACE_AUTOSPLIT_FIELDS ..or some such Can I just speak in ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 25, 2009 at 5:11 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 11:42 am
  • Is there any chance someone could have a look at the stuff in the section labelled "Old stuff for p5/p6 comparison" of S28, and give me some info on what's going on with them? In particular, I want ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 25, 2009 at 6:15 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 11:41 am
  • I read this line in S02, and was distraught: $!foo object attribute private storage (mapped to $foo though) I read this as meaning "when you declare $!foo, you will then also be able to refer to it ...
    Carl MäsakCarl Mäsak
    Feb 24, 2009 at 3:49 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 4:52 pm
  • If a class attribute declaration has a . or ! twigil, e.g. has @!items, do all the ensuing references to @items in the class's methods have to include the twigil or can the variable be written ...
    Peter SchwennPeter Schwenn
    Feb 22, 2009 at 6:33 pm
    Feb 23, 2009 at 8:46 am
  • Smack me down if this has already been discussed to death, please... S16 (and now S28) say that $*DEFOUT, $*DEFIN and $*DEFERR are what most programs should use instead of $*OUT, $*IN and $*ERR. That ...
    Chris DolanChris Dolan
    Feb 23, 2009 at 4:30 am
    Feb 23, 2009 at 5:22 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-18 06:09:25 +0100 (Wed, 18 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25373 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: S16: Started adding some DateTime stuff, but stopped pending some ...
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    Feb 18, 2009 at 5:09 am
    Feb 18, 2009 at 10:20 am
  • Should the functionality of File::Spec and Cwd be integrated into the IO modules? I'm not advocating the interface, but the functionality might be useful. Thanks, ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 17, 2009 at 8:13 am
    Feb 17, 2009 at 8:59 am
  • Hi. I've been trying to help reorganise the draft S16, as I'm also in the process of writing something roughly equivalent to Net::Cmd in Perl6. I have some questions. First question, how do ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 14, 2009 at 6:40 am
    Feb 16, 2009 at 11:05 am
  • Friends - Just a note to let you know that the third version of the Periodic Table of the Operators is complete: http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/periodic/ Thanks again to all those who helped me dive ...
    Mark LentcznerMark Lentczner
    Feb 16, 2009 at 6:27 am
    Feb 16, 2009 at 9:43 am
  • With the addition of the reversing metaoperator, the claim that there are six metaoperators (made in the second paragraph of the meta operators section) is no longer true. Likewise, the reduction ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    Feb 11, 2009 at 10:23 pm
    Feb 12, 2009 at 6:19 pm
  • As an experiment to check how we could reuse CPAN to distribute Perl 6 packages I uploaded Perl6::Conf The code itself is not interesting, my main interest is the "distribution". One of the issues I ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Feb 12, 2009 at 6:44 am
    Feb 12, 2009 at 6:55 am
  • Author: particle Date: 2009-02-07 18:52:56 +0100 (Sat, 07 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25232 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod Log: [S19] remove some P5-think, comb is the new hotness ...
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    Feb 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm
    Feb 9, 2009 at 6:19 pm
  • Quick question about implementing things like the DBI/DBD split in Perl6. In Perl5, you have code in DBI that essentially says: ----- $driverpackage = "DBD::$driver"; eval "use $driverpackage; \$obj ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    Feb 6, 2009 at 11:10 pm
    Feb 7, 2009 at 1:25 am
  • In csh-influenced shells, you have access to the command history in a way that lets you say "insert the third argument from the fourth previous command here". In Lisp, you have the * variables with ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Feb 4, 2009 at 6:54 pm
    Feb 4, 2009 at 7:31 pm
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