On Nov 28, 2007 7:31 PM, C.J. Adams-Collier <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 18:12 +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 06:06:14PM +0100, James Fuller wrote:
> > > there seems to be a dearth of xml 'ness' in Perl 6 design ... perhaps
> > > before Perl 6 is fully baked its time to review what could live in the
> > > core versus an external module.
> > >
> > > thoughts?
> >
> > If I remember the plan correctly, it's roughly that the core consists only 
> > of
> > the mechanisms for getting and installing other extension modules - anything
> > that doesn't need to be in the core, isn't.
> >
> > This slim core intentionally won't be useful for that much, other than the
> > basis for building larger Perl 6 distributions aimed at broad types of 
> > tasks.
> James,
> Perhaps you should create a "distribution" for xml processing?  If there
> is not yet a Standard Operating Procedure for creating a perl 6
> distribution, I think the community would benefit from the creation of
> such.  Start small, with only enough to do a simple XML processing task.
> Allow for inheritence/extension of the distribution.

I see these 'distributions' as deployment profiles.

It would be very easy to package up (more akin to customizing a linux
distro) perl6 with all those lovely XML pm tweaking here and there,

in the meantime, I have yet to get latest trunk perl6 running
properly, on parrot, or freebsd then I will start thinking of such a
task (everything compiles fine).  as an aside I am getting an;

"load_bytecode" couldn't find file 'Protoobject.pbc'
current instr.: 'parrot;PGE::Match;__onload' pc 0
called from Sub 'parrot;Perl6::Compiler;__onload' pc 0 (perl6.pir:30)
called from Sub 'parrot;Perl6::Compiler;main' pc -1 ((unknown file):-1)

also I do not want to emulate perl6 in perl5;

will try on the OSX box now.

cheers, Jim Fuller

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