Re: r25328 - docs/Perl6/Spec

2009-02-15 Thread Timothy S. Nelson
On Sat, 14 Feb 2009, Leon Timmermans wrote: On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 6:38 AM, pugs-comm...@feather.perl6.nl wrote: +=head2 IO::Openable + +This role implies that the object can be connected to, or listened on. + +=over 4 + +=item open + + method Bool open(); + +Attempts to open the handle.

r25348 - docs/Perl6/Spec

2009-02-15 Thread pugs-commits
Author: wayland Date: 2009-02-16 04:50:39 +0100 (Mon, 16 Feb 2009) New Revision: 25348 Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod Log: S16: Changed my $| stupidity to select() Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S16-io.pod === ---

Re: r25329 - docs/Perl6/Spec

2009-02-15 Thread Timothy S. Nelson
On Sat, 14 Feb 2009, Mark J. Reed wrote: That mention of $| is confusing, since $| has nothing to do with changing where output goes in p5. All it does is cause output to be autoflushed.. The Perl5 analog to $DEFOUT would seem to be the select() function... Agreed, fixed. Btw, thanks to

Re: r25328 - docs/Perl6/Spec

2009-02-15 Thread Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
On 2009 Feb 15, at 22:50, Timothy S. Nelson wrote: On Sat, 14 Feb 2009, Leon Timmermans wrote: +=item sysopen I vote for sysopen (and all other sys functions) to be wiped out of existence. Disagree -- I think these belong in IO::Unbuffered. Maybe we could make that optional, though I

Re: r25328 - docs/Perl6/Spec

2009-02-15 Thread Timothy S. Nelson
On Sun, 15 Feb 2009, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote: On 2009 Feb 15, at 22:50, Timothy S. Nelson wrote: On Sat, 14 Feb 2009, Leon Timmermans wrote: +=item sysopen I vote for sysopen (and all other sys functions) to be wiped out of existence. Disagree -- I think these belong in

Call-and-response grammars?

2009-02-15 Thread Timothy S. Nelson
Ok, I'm wondering about how a protocol such as ACAP could be implemented as a grammar. For those not familiar with ACAP, it bears some resemblance to IMAP (and a more distant resemblance to POP3 and SMTP), with the difference that the server can send information to the client unsolicited

Periodic Table of the Operators, version 3

2009-02-15 Thread Mark Lentczner
Friends - Just a note to let you know that the third version of the Periodic Table of the Operators is complete: http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/periodic/ Thanks again to all those who helped me dive deep into perl6. - MtnViewMark Mark Lentczner

S17-concurrency question

2009-02-15 Thread Timothy S. Nelson
Hi. I have a question for the S17-concurrency people. Say I wanted to write a POP3 server. I want to receive a username and password from the client. I want things to be interruptable during this, but it's also impossible to sensibly roll things back like they were before the