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  • I use Perl for heavy duty text processing. A question on Perl Monks about Perl 5's handling of a large input file got me wondering how the two Perls compare at the moment. I wrote a couple of simple ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 3, 2016 at 1:59 pm
    Apr 3, 2016 at 4:14 pm
  • I am evidently confused as to the relationship, if any, between the 'rakudobrew' utility and the Rakudo::Star distribution. Several weeks ago, when it became apparent that there would be delays in ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Feb 4, 2016 at 3:30 am
    Feb 8, 2016 at 12:02 pm
  • Has the Perl 6 organization participated in or are they planning to seek participation in Google's student coding programs? -Tom
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 11, 2016 at 11:20 pm
    Feb 22, 2016 at 6:09 am
  • Dear perl 6 users, I am trying to pass a Nil value to a method new of a class that expects a Str. The method new will assign this Nil value to a Str member variable. Then, this value will change ...
    TS xxTS xx
    Feb 23, 2016 at 2:15 am
    Feb 23, 2016 at 3:37 am
  • Hi, [roam@straylight ~]$ perl6 -e 'use v6.c; use strict; my $p = run "false"; say $p.exitcode;' 1 [roam@straylight ~]$ perl6 -e 'use v6.c; use strict; my $p = run "false", :out; say $p.exitcode;' ...
    Peter PentchevPeter Pentchev
    Feb 2, 2016 at 11:37 pm
    Feb 3, 2016 at 8:10 am
  • I notice that module Net::SMTP is on the most wanted list and shown as a WIP. However, on a lark I decided to try: $ panda install Net::SMTP and all the dependencies were fetched, built, tested, and ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 20, 2016 at 7:51 pm
    Feb 22, 2016 at 4:47 pm
  • I would like to see such a list. It would help separate some of us bloviators, dreamers, and hand wavers from the others on the users list. -Tom
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 5, 2016 at 1:18 pm
    Feb 5, 2016 at 11:38 pm
  • On rosettacode.org there is an example of memoization for calculating factorials in Perl 6 (contributed by Larry Wall): constant fact = 1, |[\*] 1..*; say fact[5]; How does one code that so that ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 27, 2016 at 11:53 am
    Feb 29, 2016 at 1:31 pm
  • I am trying to understand the differences in the way the 'split' function works between Perl5 and Perl6. Consider this string: ##### $str = q|This is a string to be split|; ##### Let's suppose I wish ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Feb 28, 2016 at 1:34 am
    Feb 28, 2016 at 3:22 pm
  • Hi all, I am trying to change a regex programmatically. For that I insert a variable in another regex. However, the match object appears to have lost the capture of the inner regex. In a code ...
    Theo van den HeuvelTheo van den Heuvel
    Feb 22, 2016 at 9:25 am
    Feb 22, 2016 at 10:45 am
  • Follow-up questions to those I posed on perl6-users today. So I have successfully used rakudobrew to build moar and panda. That perl6 executable is located here: $ which perl6 ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Feb 5, 2016 at 12:57 am
    Feb 5, 2016 at 8:10 am
  • This page: http://perl6.org/getting-started/involved references finding and fixing bugs but it doesn't point to further help. At the very least I believe there should be on that page a list of all ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 3, 2016 at 3:17 am
    Feb 3, 2016 at 8:07 am
  • What is recommended for installing Perl 6 for system-wide use? I'm comfortable running Perl 6 under my user directory and keeping it current with the latest releases with rakudobrew, but what is the ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 22, 2016 at 7:51 pm
    Feb 23, 2016 at 1:25 pm
  • Hi Perl 6 users! I've developed an experimental branch that introduces multi-line input to the REPL. What this means is when you enter this: * .say * } You can see a gif of this in action here ...
    Rob HoelzRob Hoelz
    Feb 7, 2016 at 10:28 pm
    Feb 8, 2016 at 12:37 pm
  • # Announce: Rakudo Star Release 2016.01 ## A useful and usable production distribution of Perl 6 On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I'm happy to announce the January 2016 release ...
    Tobias LeichTobias Leich
    Feb 3, 2016 at 9:05 pm
    Feb 4, 2016 at 9:52 pm
  • I entered: $ rakudobrew build moar 2016.01.1 and after a while I saw: <quote Rakudo has been built and installed. Updating shims Done, moar-2016.01.1 built </quote Then: $ perl6 -v This is Rakudo ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 3, 2016 at 2:46 am
    Feb 3, 2016 at 7:21 am
  • On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I’m very happy to announce the February 2016 release of Rakudo Perl 6 #96. Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Moar Virtual Machine[^1]. This ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Feb 22, 2016 at 3:34 pm
    Feb 22, 2016 at 3:34 pm
  • Thanks to Steve Mynott a Mac OS X installer is now available. This installer has the ".dmg" file extension and is available from http://rakudo.org/downloads/star/.
    Tobias LeichTobias Leich
    Feb 12, 2016 at 12:28 pm
    Feb 12, 2016 at 12:28 pm
  • A new Perl 6 Weekly can be found at https://p6weekly.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/2016-56-rakudo-starring/ Liz
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Feb 9, 2016 at 9:25 am
    Feb 9, 2016 at 9:25 am
  • Hi all, maybe this is trivial but somedays ago I step thru learnyounode <https://github.com/workshopper/learnyounode , a kind of tutorial with some problems, hint and solution that guides you to ...
    Luca FerrariLuca Ferrari
    Feb 8, 2016 at 4:15 pm
    Feb 8, 2016 at 4:15 pm
  • The thread I started on the Perl 6 seems to have received a lot of attention, but no one has yet to help me with my RT problem, to wit, I have received no reply from: <span class="m_body_email_addr" ...
    Tom BrowderTom Browder
    Feb 4, 2016 at 4:16 pm
    Feb 4, 2016 at 4:16 pm
  • My fellow Perl6ers, Some of you probably recognize my (nick)name, I've been around for quite a while. These days, however, as you inevitably noticed if you happened to submit a bug or a PR to one of ...
    Tadeusz SośnierzTadeusz Sośnierz
    Feb 2, 2016 at 3:55 pm
    Feb 2, 2016 at 3:55 pm
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