**{x,y} quantifier

2007-07-01 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
(I'm just studying the intricacies of Perl 6, so please correct me if i say something stupid or if this has already been discussed before.) I was looking for the Perl 6 equivalent of aaa =~ /a{1,3}/ and finally found that it's aaa ~~ /a**{1 .. 3}/ This looked rather weird, so i asked on IRC

Re: **{x,y} quantifier

2007-07-01 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
please correct me if i say something stupid or if this has already been discussed before.) Another important loss if we were to go with 1..3 would be the ability to have runtime-dependent ranges; e.g.: / ($ntimes) x**{$ntimes} / That's exactly what i meant by something stupid. Thanks

Named captures (was: **{x,y} quantifier)

2007-07-01 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
On 01/07/07, Luke Palmer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/1/07, Amir E. Aharoni [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: please correct me if i say something stupid or if this has already been discussed before.) Another important loss if we were to go with 1..3 would be the ability to have runtime

Re: pluralization idea that keeps bugging me

2008-01-26 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
On 26/01/2008, Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After a recent exchange on PerlMonks about join, I've been thinking about the problem of pluralization in interpolated strings, where we get things like: say Received $m message{ 1==$m ?? '' !! 's' }. ... Any other cute ideas? No

Re: Logo considerations

2009-03-24 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
2009/3/24 Larry Wall la...@wall.org: http://www.wall.org/~larry/camelia.pdf Intended or not, the smiley is a nice tribute to Audrey and her lovely style of presentations. -- Amir Elisha Aharoni heb: http://haharoni.wordpress.com | eng: http://aharoni.wordpress.com cat: