Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-05 Thread Damian Conway
I suppose you'll want me to put that on the CPAN now. ;-) Yes. Didn't we sponsor you for this ;-) I hear and obey, O Mighty Sponsor! Though I suspect I'll hold off until Larry makes A3 public. Then I'll release a module that rearranges *all* the operators to their new Perl 6

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Piers Cawley
Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 09:48:46AM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote: And much, much more! we'll switch to using . instead of - Yay!! p6-languageBut then what do you use to

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Richard Clamp
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 10:25:07AM +0100, Struan Donald wrote: i kind of like - from a visual point of view. Your eyes will be adapted to server perl6. /borg -- Richard Clamp [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Struan Donald
* at 04/05 10:22 +0100 Dave Hodgkinson said: Struan Donald [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: i kind of like - from a visual point of view. much more like APL... ;-) i'd not know about that. seem to recall seeing an example of APL in a book once and it looked very scary. or it might have been

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Damian Conway
still, if damian gets his way we'll no doubt be able to have modules/filters that mean we can still use - :) I *guarantee* it! It will definitely be possible in Perl 6, because even with our primitive earth technology we can do the reverse today:

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Simon Cozens
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 08:14:47PM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: package DotsForArrows; use Filter::Simple; FILTER { s/\b\.(?=[a-z_\$({[])/-/gi }; That's BORING. Obviously the right way to do it is to allow lvalue overloaded operators, and overload . for everything. -- The

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Fri, 4 May 2001, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Fri, 04 May 2001, you wrote: The man who sees, on New Year's day, Mount Fuji, a hawk, and an eggplant is forever blessed. -- Old Japanese proverb The man who sees, on New Year's day, Mount Fuji, a hawk, and an eggplant is

Re: Apocalypse Two

2001-05-04 Thread Leon Brocard
Damian Conway sent the following bits through the ether: I suppose you'll want me to put that on the CPAN now. ;-) Yes. Didn't we sponsor you for this ;-) Leon -- Leon Brocard.http://www.astray.com/ Iterative Software..http://yapc.org/Europe/