On Jun 15, 2005, at 3:33 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
And here they are... this is just a draft -- feel free to flame/edit/
tear it apart liberally. These are also written assuming we don't
create a perl6-general list (but it shouldn't be hard to adapt them
should one be created).
Well, I'd suggest the following. (Anything not mentioned stays as
you wrote it.)
This is the "theory of" list. Discussion of the design of the
language, and its desired (or unwanted) feature list. If you have
patches and/or suggestions for improving the Perl 6 design
(Apocalypses, Synopses, etc.), send them here.
This is the "practice of" list. Come here to ask "How do I...",
does XYZ mean?", or "Why doesn't this work?" Novices are
(Note: I envision this list being much like email@example.com, but
I never liked that name because it seems like it would drive away
those who have a question but do not consider themselves beginners.
On the other hand, maybe it's more important to explicitly welcome
novices. I could go either way: maybe the above list should be