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  • Hi, As I recently mentioned in IRC, I'm going to give a talk about Perl 6 in the International Free Software Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil. For those who don't know FISL, it's one of the biggest ...
    Daniel RuosoDaniel Ruoso
    May 27, 2009 at 2:03 pm
    Jun 2, 2009 at 12:32 pm
  • Hello all, There was some talk on IRC about a new version of CPAN to match the new version of Perl. Recap: wayland76 wants to integrate CPAN with the local package manager (RPM, DEB). He proposed ...
    Daniel CarreraDaniel Carrera
    May 28, 2009 at 2:19 pm
    Jun 2, 2009 at 9:01 pm
  • While lurking in IRC, I've seen several discussions of what CPAN 6 should look like. Honestly, wayland76++'s idea for packaging seems the best to me. Most of the suggestions so far, especially those ...
    Alex ElsayedAlex Elsayed
    May 28, 2009 at 4:53 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 10:47 pm
  • If you would be so kind, please take a look at <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/web/med-loop.html . I spent a couple days on this, and besides needing it checked for correctness, found a few issues as ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 21, 2009 at 12:56 am
    May 27, 2009 at 4:24 am
  • I had some thoughts lately about the Perl 6 operators, and wanted to bounce some ideas. -------- Firstly, regarding the string replication ops as documented in Synopsis 3, 'x' and 'xx', I'm wondering ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 30, 2009 at 1:54 am
    Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 am
  • I was going over S02, and found it opens with, "By default Perl presents Unicode in "NFG" formation, where each grapheme counts as one character." I looked up NFG, and found it to be an invention of ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 17, 2009 at 1:39 am
    May 21, 2009 at 12:27 am
  • Please take a look at <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/web/passing_examples.html . I started working through how the detailed behavior of the Capture and passing rules need to work, and I ran into ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 22, 2009 at 10:56 pm
    May 25, 2009 at 4:20 pm
  • I've been thinking lately about how Perl 6 might offer functionality similar to Python's docstrings. That is, documentation which is tied directly to a particular routine, class or module[1]. This is ...
    Hinrik Örn SigurðssonHinrik Örn Sigurðsson
    May 3, 2009 at 4:03 am
    May 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm
  • Hello, The following construction doesn't do what a user might expect: for 0..@foo.elems - $k { do_something($k,@foo[$k]) } Obviously, the intention is to step through every key/value in @foo. Buf ...
    Daniel CarreraDaniel Carrera
    May 26, 2009 at 10:36 pm
    May 27, 2009 at 10:05 pm
  • Hello, In the hopes of helping the CPAN discussion move forward, in the direction of tangible work, I have made a wiki page with a proposal: http://wiki.github.com/perl6/misc/cpan-and-package-format ...
    Daniel CarreraDaniel Carrera
    May 30, 2009 at 8:54 pm
    Jun 9, 2009 at 12:37 pm
  • Please see <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/web/info-model-1.html and talk to me about it. --John
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 28, 2009 at 5:24 am
    May 31, 2009 at 5:57 pm
  • Hi cool people, the "Amazing Perl 6" thread was amazing. It reminded me how Perl 6 looks interesting and fun. So... how can I write "properly", for some meaning of properly, the Perl 6 equivalent of ...
    Cosimo StrepponeCosimo Streppone
    May 27, 2009 at 9:22 pm
    May 28, 2009 at 9:01 am
  • From S09, under Junctions: "The exact semantics of autothreading with respect to control structures are subject to change over time; it is therefore erroneous to pass junctions to any control ...
    Jon LangJon Lang
    May 27, 2009 at 2:34 am
    May 27, 2009 at 6:47 pm
  • Hello, I really like POD and I like the changes in the upcoming Perl 6 Pod. Have you ever heard of literate programing? (see Wikipedia). I think it would be neat if Pod could do literate programing. ...
    Daniel CarreraDaniel Carrera
    May 25, 2009 at 9:13 pm
    May 26, 2009 at 12:04 am
  • Please see part 2 of my comprehensive explaination of the Perl 6 Information Model, at <http://www.dlugosz.com/Perl6/web/lvalues.html . This isn't linked up to my main page yet. I'm taking comments ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 30, 2009 at 1:48 am
    Jun 9, 2009 at 5:46 pm
  • Hello, I finished reading S22 (CPAN [DRAFT]). This synopsis is about the package format, not about the network. I have some comments: 1) Instead of calling the format "JIB", how about "PAR"? It can ...
    Daniel CarreraDaniel Carrera
    May 29, 2009 at 9:04 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 8:21 am
  • Can you tell me if I'm missing something fundamental here? Regarding "item containers" ... my @A = (1, 2, 3); my $x; # default to "is Scalar" $x = @A; Now $x is BOUND TO an item container of type ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 25, 2009 at 4:36 pm
    May 26, 2009 at 5:33 pm
  • Author: jnthn Date: 2009-05-06 15:36:27 +0200 (Wed, 06 May 2009) New Revision: 26700 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S12-objects.pod Log: [spec] Rename ^isa() to get list of parents to ^parents so there's ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 6, 2009 at 1:36 pm
    May 7, 2009 at 7:14 pm
  • Hi, I've written a few tests for two things that I feel I don't really understand, traits and the `lift' statement prefix. You can find them in t/spec/S14-traits/basic.t t/spec/S04-statements/lift.t ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    May 3, 2009 at 6:20 pm
    May 5, 2009 at 7:22 pm
  • Before joining in the previous CPAN threads, here are some personal wish lists regarding what the perl6 version of CPAN should do. But in order to get some distance from CPAN, I want to call it the ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    May 31, 2009 at 10:24 am
    May 31, 2009 at 8:10 pm
  • I'm using the PGE/PCT tools for working with grammars on Parrot, and I have to say that while there's a lot of power, there's very little debugging support. What's more, the debugging that is ...
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    May 29, 2009 at 5:57 pm
    May 29, 2009 at 6:54 pm
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-26 02:14:51 +0200 (Tue, 26 May 2009) New Revision: 26938 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [S04] update code under "do-once loop" in line with current ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 26, 2009 at 12:15 am
    May 27, 2009 at 12:42 am
  • Hi. Can someone (Dave Rolsky?) please tell me why rewriting S32/Temporal in terms of Enum roles would be bad? See the example of Enum day roles here: http://www.rakudo.org/node/39 Thanks, ...
    Timothy S. NelsonTimothy S. Nelson
    May 2, 2009 at 6:01 am
    May 25, 2009 at 11:57 pm
  • Can someone post a link?
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 21, 2009 at 2:19 pm
    May 21, 2009 at 2:38 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-31 08:09:18 +0200 (Sun, 31 May 2009) New Revision: 26976 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S11-modules.pod Log: [S11] introduce declarators "need" and "defines", components of ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 31, 2009 at 6:09 am
    May 31, 2009 at 6:23 am
  • Sorry, didn't do a reply-all on this.
    Austin HastingsAustin Hastings
    May 29, 2009 at 6:43 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 2:01 am
  • On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I'm pleased to announce the May 2009 development release of Rakudo Perl #17 "Stockholm". Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    May 21, 2009 at 4:53 pm
    May 21, 2009 at 6:49 pm
  • Hi, (sorry for yet another p6l email mentioning junctions; if they annoy you just ignore this mail :-) while reviewing some tests I found the "each() comprehension" in S02 that evaded my attention so ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    May 17, 2009 at 5:42 pm
    May 18, 2009 at 6:31 pm
  • Hi, t/oo/value_types.t mentions the "is value" trait, which doesn't appear in the spec anywhere. According to the discussion in [1] there was speculation about 'is cow' and 'is value', but the former ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    May 17, 2009 at 7:36 pm
    May 18, 2009 at 3:53 pm
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-18 07:01:27 +0200 (Mon, 18 May 2009) New Revision: 26868 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: Fix one typo, s/know/known/. Really just low-hanging fruit to ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 18, 2009 at 5:01 am
    May 18, 2009 at 3:49 pm
  • Hmm, so being read-only implies it won't change and can be cached locally, as opposed to "YOU can't change it along this access path". Don't we have separate readonly and rw variables aliasing the ...
    John M. DlugoszJohn M. Dlugosz
    May 16, 2009 at 1:05 am
    May 16, 2009 at 3:08 am
  • Author: masak Date: 2009-05-30 21:52:04 +0200 (Sat, 30 May 2009) New Revision: 26974 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S29-functions.pod Log: [S29-functions] chasing spec changes to C<bless Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 30, 2009 at 7:52 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 7:52 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-30 21:00:14 +0200 (Sat, 30 May 2009) New Revision: 26973 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S12-objects.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S31-pragmatic-modules.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm
  • Author: masak Date: 2009-05-30 20:56:14 +0200 (Sat, 30 May 2009) New Revision: 26972 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod Log: [S05-regex.pod] moved ending paren for clarity Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 30, 2009 at 6:56 pm
    May 30, 2009 at 6:56 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-30 00:57:54 +0200 (Sat, 30 May 2009) New Revision: 26969 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [S04] typos Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 29, 2009 at 10:58 pm
    May 29, 2009 at 10:58 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-30 00:50:49 +0200 (Sat, 30 May 2009) New Revision: 26968 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [S04] expand on C<$! semantics, remove requirement for GC on block ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 29, 2009 at 10:51 pm
    May 29, 2009 at 10:51 pm
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-05-29 13:33:54 +0200 (Fri, 29 May 2009) New Revision: 26959 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S22-package-format.pod Log: [S22] Updated bad terminology that I created yesterday to ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 29, 2009 at 11:34 am
    May 29, 2009 at 11:34 am
  • Author: wayland Date: 2009-05-29 04:53:24 +0200 (Fri, 29 May 2009) New Revision: 26957 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S22-package-format.pod Log: Actually named the components Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 29, 2009 at 2:53 am
    May 29, 2009 at 2:53 am
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-28 19:54:45 +0200 (Thu, 28 May 2009) New Revision: 26955 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod Log: typo Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 28, 2009 at 5:54 pm
    May 28, 2009 at 5:54 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-28 19:37:18 +0200 (Thu, 28 May 2009) New Revision: 26954 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod Log: [S05] clarify #= tags as suggested by [particle]++ Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 28, 2009 at 5:37 pm
    May 28, 2009 at 5:37 pm
  • Author: lwall Date: 2009-05-28 18:55:52 +0200 (Thu, 28 May 2009) New Revision: 26953 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod Log: [S05] document use of #= tags in {*} actions Modified: ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 28, 2009 at 4:56 pm
    May 28, 2009 at 4:56 pm
  • Author: moritz Date: 2009-05-27 09:47:44 +0200 (Wed, 27 May 2009) New Revision: 26941 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod Log: [S05] document action stubs Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 27, 2009 at 7:47 am
    May 27, 2009 at 7:47 am
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-27 01:59:45 +0200 (Wed, 27 May 2009) New Revision: 26940 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [s04] replace example that no longer was applicable after ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 26, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    May 26, 2009 at 11:59 pm
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-26 01:55:20 +0200 (Tue, 26 May 2009) New Revision: 26937 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S04-control.pod Log: [s04] put in C<... tags, fix some <... that have the C missing, ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 25, 2009 at 11:55 pm
    May 25, 2009 at 11:55 pm
  • Author: moritz Date: 2009-05-25 21:49:59 +0200 (Mon, 25 May 2009) New Revision: 26933 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: [S03] maybe a newline after the BOM unconfuses the POD parser? ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 25, 2009 at 7:50 pm
    May 25, 2009 at 7:50 pm
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-25 06:10:06 +0200 (Mon, 25 May 2009) New Revision: 26929 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S03-operators.pod Log: Code to Callable, clarify "Type" under smart matching (see ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 25, 2009 at 4:10 am
    May 25, 2009 at 4:10 am
  • Author: schwarzer Date: 2009-05-24 21:46:24 +0200 (Sun, 24 May 2009) New Revision: 26928 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S06-routines.pod docs/Perl6/Spec/S19-commandline.pod ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 24, 2009 at 7:46 pm
    May 24, 2009 at 7:46 pm
  • On #perl6 Larry said that STD is a part of the specification for perl6. Would it be possible to include a link to STD.pm in the list of official documentation? There are things in STD that are not in ...
    Richard HainsworthRichard Hainsworth
    May 24, 2009 at 6:37 am
    May 24, 2009 at 6:37 am
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-24 06:48:07 +0200 (Sun, 24 May 2009) New Revision: 26926 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S02-bits.pod Log: Refer to actual concrete class C<Routine where applicable, replace ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 24, 2009 at 4:48 am
    May 24, 2009 at 4:48 am
  • Author: jdlugosz Date: 2009-05-24 06:26:41 +0200 (Sun, 24 May 2009) New Revision: 26925 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S06-routines.pod Log: add C< tags, fix typos, fix out-of-date \$args to |$args, use ...
    Pugs-commitsPugs-commits
    May 24, 2009 at 4:26 am
    May 24, 2009 at 4:26 am
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