Re: [PRE-RELEASE] Release of 0.0.7 tomorrow evening

2002-07-22 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Nicholas Clark wrote: In October 2000 I believed that 5.005 maintenance *is* important for the acceptance of perl6, and I still do now: Some minutes ago I sent a first patch to Sean, to make it work on 5.005_03. One reason of failure is shown by the following snippet: $ cat t1

perl6 driver

2002-07-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Hi all, thanks to Sean, finally a perl6 driver arrived in CVS. To further improve/clean up/enhance it, I would need the help of various people, working on different parts of the parrot project. Though I could try to write some patches, to address below mentioned items, I think, people

of Mops, jit and perl6

2002-07-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Hi all, 1) perl6 driver program arrived in CVS/languages/perl6 CAVEATS: it generates a lot of intermediate files: ($filename.{warn,imc,pbc,pasm[,c,o,tree,]) an may therefore clobber e.g. mops.c if you run languages/perl6 perl6 -C

Re: of Mops, jit and perl6

2002-07-30 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Dan Sugalski wrote: At 10:44 AM +0200 7/28/02, Leopold Toetsch wrote: 2) Some Mops numbers, all on i386/linux Athlon 800, slightly shortend: (»make mops« in parrot root) Just out of curiosity, I presume the (rather abysmal) perl 6 numbers include time to generate the assembly

Re: of Mops, jit and perl6

2002-07-30 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Dan Sugalski wrote: At 10:44 AM +0200 7/28/02, Leopold Toetsch wrote: 2) Some Mops numbers, all on i386/linux Athlon 800, slightly shortend: Just out of curiosity, I presume the (rather abysmal) perl 6 numbers After the bugfix in perlarray.pmc I can bring you new numbers, which

Re: [PRE-RELEASE] Release of 0.0.7 tomorrow evening

2002-07-31 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Sean O'Rourke wrote: -- languages/perl6 should work equally well with 5.005_03 and 5.6.1. s/should/does/ EOT ;-) /s leo

Re: 'while {' in Perl 6

2002-08-12 Thread Leopold Toetsch
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Question: if the compiler *doesn't* raise an error, what happens? How would the following code be interpreted, even insanely? An endless loop perhaps? while something() = $_ { ... } Changing the closure to use »=« instead of »-« yields with current P6C: Can't

Re: Autovivi

2002-08-14 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Uri Guttman wrote: [ CCs stripped ] ... what if you passed \$a{llama}{alpaca}? even as a read only param, you could deref later through the ref in another sub that gets passed it from this sub. If I understand Dan's proposal (a05111b55b977c7a65606@[63.120.19.221]) for a change in the

Re: Perl 6 Summary For Week Ending 2002-08-25

2002-08-27 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley wrote: ( a lot ;-) Thanks for this really informative summary. Must be a lot of work. ... Actually, Leopold was something of a patch monster this week, Of course, you missed all my private mails to Sean WRT imcc perl6 patches ;-) If I read his post right, Leopold

Re: First crack at Builtins.p6m

2002-09-05 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Brent Dax wrote: Aaron Sherman: sub abs($num is int){ return $num=0 ?? $num :: -$num } ^ I believe that should be (int $num). and there is a »abs« in core.ops. Anyway, before implementing a bunch of builtins, it should be organized a little, where they

Re: First crack at Builtins.p6m

2002-09-05 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Nicholas Clark wrote: [ PerlUndef vs int vs num ] If I understand things correctly, all the parrot ops dealing in integer registers keep the result in integer registers, floating point in floating point registers. By default the perl6 language will carry on treating numbers as numbers

Re: Second try: Builtins

2002-09-09 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Aaron Sherman wrote: Of these, about 30-50% will probably be pure Perl. Another small percentage will be assembly wrappers that call a one-for-one parrot function (e.g. exit). The rest will be a complex mix of Perl and assembly (e.g. sprintf which is mostly Perl, but needs assembly for

Re: Perl 6 Summary for week ending 2002-09-15

2002-09-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Kay Röpke wrote: On Wednesday, Sep 18, 2002, at 17:42 Europe/Berlin, Piers Cawley wrote: IMCC / Mac OS X problem Have those patches committed, yet? I tried last night (instead of sleeping...;-)) but failed utterly. No, sorry. I'm still waiting for my imcc 0.0.9 patch to be checked

Re: Perl 6 Summary for week ending 2002-09-15

2002-09-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley wrote: Happy birthday to me! Congratulations. ... by my turning 35 on the 15th 44 on 16th - yes Sept. and thanks for the kudos, leo

Re: Iterators [was: worth adding collections to the core language?]

2002-10-31 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Luke Palmer wrote: I wonder if things should have a more general interface than numerical indices. I've wanted linked lists in perl, and every time I do a splice on an array I cringe for speed reasons. Heh, we could use my linked array implementation. Or not. Please have a look at list.c,

Re: Primitive Vs Object types

2002-11-07 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Michael Lazzaro wrote: On Thursday, November 7, 2002, at 06:36 AM, Austin Hastings wrote: For 'bit', the key value is (eenie, meenie, ...) '1'. From A2 we have: Run-time properties really are associated with the object in question, which implies some amount of overhead. For that

Re: Primitive Vs Object types

2002-11-08 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall wrote: ... I can see ways of binding properties to a location without growing the location itself, but I think stuffing a junction of ints into a single location is somewhat problematical. We are still talking about native types - these with lowercase names in the docs? Why

Re: This week's Perl Summary

2003-01-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Damian Conway wrote: Piers Cawley wrote: Acknowledgements But, of course, modesty forebade him from thanking the tireless Perl 6 summarizer himself, for his sterling efforts wading through the morasses that are P6-language and P6-internals Remembering e.g. perl6 operator threads, brrr, I

Re: More Array Behaviors

2003-01-27 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Michael Lazzaro wrote: I have some answers from current low level implementation. 2) As hinted above, is there a (platform-dependent) maximum addressable array index, or do we promise to correctly handle all integers, even if BigInt? (This might come into play for lazy/sparse arrays.

Re: Arrays: Default Values

2003-01-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Austin Hastings wrote: Another question: If you ask for a value and get it, does the array grow? Or does that happen only on assignment? ( Arrays (or hashes) don't grow on reading - never. And another anser from current low level (list.c classes/Array.pmc) *Return value *

Re: More Array Behaviors (Take 3)

2003-01-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Michael Lazzaro wrote: 2) There is NO platform-dependent maximum array size. If it's not a sparse array, you'll run out of memory long before you run out of indexes, but using bigints as indexes for sparse arrays is OK. Current: array size is limited to $arch's +INTVAL (2^31-1 / 2^63-1).

Re: Spare brackets :-)

2003-01-29 Thread Leopold Toetsch
John Williams wrote: I think you are still overlooking the autovivification behavior. i.e. What is the difference between these: 1) $a{1234567} = 1; 2) $a[1234567] = 1; Answer: #1 creates 1 element. #2 creates 1,234,567 elements! Not currently: 2) does - generate a sparse hole

Re: Arrays: Default Values

2003-01-30 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Jonathan Scott Duff wrote: The solution I advocate is to allow even primitive types to hold undef. Why do you then use a primitive type in the first place? IMHO: 1) primitive types are what they are - no undef, no attributes, just e.g. plain integers (or shorts or bits ...) 2) if you

Re: Arrays: is computed

2003-01-30 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Michael Lazzaro wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Shouldn't access to 'is computed' arrays be read-only? In general, I would hope that 90% of them would be, but it's been stated that it won't be a requirement. If you want such 'is computed' thingy, then tie it or wrap it in your own -

Re: Arrays: Default Values

2003-01-31 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Aaron Sherman wrote: On Tue, 2003-01-28 at 16:23, Leopold Toetsch wrote: Arrays (or hashes) don't grow on reading - never. But for less pure forms of reading: foo(@a[0]); auto-vivification will have to happen in some cases. e.g. if foo requires a lvalue parameter. A lvalue param

Re: Arrays: Default Values

2003-01-31 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Dave Mitchell wrote: On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 05:59:46PM +0100, Leopold Toetsch wrote: IMHO some sort of proxy could be passed here, saying: if you write to me, this will be at @a[0]. Or auto-vivify the entry. This is what Perl 5 does at the moment: $ perl5.8.0 -MDevel::Peek -e 'sub f{Dump

Re: This week's Perl 6 Summary

2003-03-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley wrote: Coroutines end and DFG Nobody explained what DFG stands for. It's a commonly used TLA standing for Data Flow Graph, which accompanies the CFG (Control Flow Graph). Both are necessary for register allocation. leo

Re: A6: Strict signature checking - was: Complex Parameter Types

2003-03-12 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Austin Hastings wrote: But what's the vision for p6? My expectation is that the type-checking stuff will be heavily used for: 1- Large scale projects. 2- CPAN modules. 3- speed When you are not on perl one liners, but maybe some inner tight loops of some algorithm or whatever, where speed

Re: Rules and hypotheticals: continuations versus callbacks

2003-03-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Matthijs van Duin wrote: Which system is likely to run faster on parrot? I would propose, estimate the ops you need and test it :) E.g. call a continuation 1e6 times and communicate state with one global (a lexical is probably the same speed, i.e. a hash lookup) $ cat a.pasm new P5,

Re: Rules and hypotheticals: continuations versus callbacks

2003-03-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Matthijs van Duin wrote: sweepoff# or bus error collectoff# or segmentation fault Please try : /* set this to 1 for tracing the system stack and processor registers */ #define TRACE_SYSTEM_AREAS 1 in dod.c (works for me). Though I don't know, if processor registers on PPC gets

Re: This week's summary

2003-06-24 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: More CPS shenanigans I get the strong feeling that Leo Tötsch isn't entirely happy with the new Continuation Passing Style regime. No, I'm really happy with CPS. Restoring the whole context by invoke'ing the return continuation is a very elegant

Re: This week's Perl 6 Summary

2003-07-29 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Okay, okay, PONIE really stands for 'Perl On New Internal Engine'. That's that what they say. Actually it was: PONIEPONIE: Perl5 Obsoletes Nasty Internals Entirely: Parrot Occupies Numerous Interpreters Everywhere But that was to bulky. Or too many

Re: This week's summary

2003-09-16 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ... spending the morning of your 36th birthday Happy birthday to you and us. l - A full year has passed, hasn't it? - eo

Re: This week's Summary

2003-10-29 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Object Freezing [ ... ] ... The upshot is that we're doing it Dan's way; Glorious Leader continues to trump Pumpking Patchmonster. As this is a summary, abbove sentence is a summary as well. The reality is more complex. The final implementation

Re: This week's summary

2003-11-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Parrot Calling Convention Confusion ... -- I thought they were exactly the same as an unprototyped call, but you invoke the return continuation (P1) instead of P0, the other registers are set up exactly as if you were making an unprototyped

Parrot 0.0.13 Screaming Pumpkin Released!

2003-10-31 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.0.13 Screaming Pumpkin Released! Your new Bluza[1] proudly presents Parrot 0.0.13 Halloween edition[2]. Proposed originally as a fun release it has a remarkable list of improvements, additions, and fixes[3]. While not really milestones are reached, many steps towards these are

Re: This week's summary

2003-11-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Piers Cawley wrote: newsub and implicit registers [...] ops [...] that IMCC needed to track. Leo has a patch in his tree that deals with the issue. Sorry, my posting seems to have been misleading. The register tracking code is in the CVS tree. Thanks again for your summaries, leo

Parrot 0.1.0 Released

2004-02-29 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.1.0 Leaping Kakapo Released! The Parrot team proudly presents the Parrot 0.1.0 leap release. It provides some milestones like objects and multi-threading1[1] and supports many more platforms. After some pause you can grab it from

Re: Default program

2004-04-01 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Richard Nuttall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On the DWIM principle, shouldn't Perl then just autoload the DWIM::AI module and provide as output the script that they are intending to write ? That needs of course some support in the inyards of Perl6, i.e. in Parrot. $ parrot ,--[ editor-session

Re: Default program

2004-04-01 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Leopold Toetsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: spawnw $I0, $EDITOR hello.imc .end That's of course suboptimal. Here is a better version: .local pmc env env = new Env .local string editor editor = env[EDITOR] # TODO: provide sensible default if not found, i.e. vim

Re: This fortnight's summary

2004-06-08 Thread Leopold Toetsch
The Perl 6 Summarizer wrote: PIO_unix_pipe() Leo's implemented a PIO_unix_pipe() method which allows you to run an external program and capture the results with a Parrot IO handle. He doctored the open opcode to use it pipe = open /bin/ls -l, -| While that's right regarding

Re: This week's Summary

2004-07-01 Thread Leopold Toetsch
The Perl 6 Summarizer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Congratulations Ion, don't forget to send in a patch to the CREDITS file. $ grep -1 Ion CREDITS N: Ion Alexandru Morega D: string.pmc Thanks again for your summary, leo

[Fwd: Newsletter from O'Reilly UG Program, July 9]]

2004-07-12 Thread Leopold Toetsch
[snipped except for essentials :) ] Book News New Releases ***Perl 6

Re: Synopsis 9 draft 1

2004-09-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
John Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What happens when the Pascal programmer declares my int @ints is shape(-10..10); Should that really all be in core? Why not let the user create his own derived array that does what she wants? Honestly I don't see the point why all normal array usage

Re: Synopsis 9 draft 1

2004-09-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 11:41:05AM +0100, Tim Bunce wrote: : (I'm not (yet) familiar with Parrot's ManagedStruct and UnManagedStruct : types but there's probably valuable experience there.) Quite likely. Well, *ManagedStruct is already working pretty well.

Re: Synopsis 9 draft 1

2004-09-06 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 09:47:29AM +0200, Leopold Toetsch wrote: : Honestly I don't see the point why all normal array usage should be : slowed down just for the sake of some rare usage patterns. Does it have to? Couldn't it have a different vtable? (Which

Re: So long, and thanks for all the fish!

2004-10-15 Thread Leopold Toetsch
The Perl 6 Summarizer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I tried, I really did, but I'm afraid that I must raise the white flag ..- Dan, Leo and the rest of the p6i team have done fantastic work Thanks for the flowers and of course for all your precise summaries. ... But if any of you are thinking I

Parrot 0.1.1 Poicephalus Released!

2004-10-09 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce the Parrot 0.1.1 release. Parrot 0.1.1 is an intermediate release with tons of updates and fixes. - Python support: Parrot runs 4/7 of the pie-thon test suite - Better OS support: more platforms, compilers, OS functions - Improved PIR syntax

Re: Proposed vtable changes WRT method lookup

2005-01-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
[ cc'ed p6l ] Matt Fowles wrote: Leo~ On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 10:02:26 +0100, Leopold Toetsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But where does that PerlMMD PMC come from? Does the Perl6 compiler generate one somewhere? It is generated by the compiler. During compilation all of the different MMD functions

Re: Proposed vtable changes WRT method lookup

2005-01-20 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Matt Fowles [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Leo~ On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 16:26:07 +0100, Leopold Toetsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [ cc'ed p6l ] Matt Fowles wrote: Leo~ On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 10:02:26 +0100, Leopold Toetsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But where does that PerlMMD PMC come from

Re: How are types related to classes and roles?

2005-02-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Thomas Sandlaß [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am I missing something, but the only thing I've figured out so far is that Parrot uses ternary MMD for its builtin binary ops like ADD, MUL, OR, etc. actually binary, dispatch is based on (left, right) operands. They are ternary to prevent a final copy

Re: How are types related to classes and roles?

2005-02-28 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Thomas Sandlaß [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The opcodes for 'callmethod_MMD_3_sig func' and 'callmethod_MMD_n func, n' are simply not there yet, right? No. The problem is that at function call time there is no indication that a MMD subroutine should be called. So Parrot will just do a full MMD

[RELEASE] Parrot 0.1.2 Phoenix Released!

2005-03-06 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce the release of Parrot 0.1.2. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages. Parrot 0.1.2 contains a lot of new stuff: - New string handling code. Strings now have charset and encoding - Parts of a

Re: Argument Patterns

2005-03-09 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Luke Palmer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think we should replace our multimethod system with a more general pattern matcher, a variadic multimethod system of sorts. Multimethods need to be variadic anyway, because we want pugs's quicksort example to work. I'd not say replace. The dispatcher

Re: MMD as an object.

2005-03-10 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It seems to me that there are several advantages to making a group of multi with the same short name a single object, of type MultiSub|MultiMethod, which internally holds references to the all the various routines that share that short name. Discussion seems

Re: MMD as an object.

2005-03-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Bob Rogers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Leopold Toetsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] 1) is there a MultiSub object with one short name that holds all possible long names (and function references)? If yes, who is creating it: the Perl6 compiler emits code to do so or it's up to Parrot

Re: MMD as an object.

2005-03-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Leopold Toetsch wrote: Discussion seems to have went off into esoteric cases of locally overriden dispatcher policies and what not. I don't think it's as esoteric as you might think. Consider: package Foo; use MMD::Random; our bar is MMD

Re: Junctions - feedback and desires

2005-03-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well if 10 $j 1 { ... } if 10 $j { if $j 1 { ... }} Could easily wind up with the same opcodes. No. In the first case $j is evaluated just once. In the second case it's evaluated twice. leo

Re: MMD as an object.

2005-03-11 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If I were to need a different policy for a given method .bar, I would likely create something called .bar much like your run_random_bar, which then dispatches amongst methods I name something like ._bar . I see some detractions to this approach: 1) Users

Re: Auto generated methods (was Re:The S29 Functions Project)

2005-03-14 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: While that's a nice feature to have in general, I feel better about going ahead and predefining that the builtins are already members of Num, Str, Array, Hash for the shear performance and documentation values of it. That's exactly the plan, when it comes

Re: Auto generated methods (was Re:The S29 Functions Project)

2005-03-15 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Rod Adams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Leopold Toetsch wrote: the method call in PIR can be written as: d = x.cos() # normal method call d = Float.cos(x) # class method, argument shifted down d = P6Num.cos(x) # same d = cos x # PIR opcode syntax [1] cos d

Re: identity tests and comparing two references

2005-04-02 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: : On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 23:46 -0800, Darren Duncan wrote: : : In P6, an object is a data-type. It's not a reference, and any member : payload is attached directly to the variable. Well, it's still a reference, but we try to smudge the distinction in P6. A

Re: nbsp in \s, ?ws and

2005-04-16 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 11:44:03PM +0200, Juerd wrote: : Is there a ?ws-like thingy that is always \s+? Not currently, since \s+ is there. ?ws used to be that, but currently is defined as the magical whitespace matcher used by :words. : Do \s and ?ws match

Re: alarm() and later()

2005-04-20 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Gaal Yahas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Two things popped up while implementing a demo version of alarm() today. 1. In perl5 and in most underlying libraries, alarm() has 1 second granularity 2. ..., in which you can pass an optional closure to alarm() I can't say anything about the actual

Re: How do I... tie hashes/arrays?

2005-04-20 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 02:02:41PM +, Ingo Blechschmidt wrote: : # Possibility #2 : multi sub *postcircumfix:'[', ']'(TiedArray $self, $index) { : # Body as above : } None of those are quite right, because you have to be prepared to

Re: Sun Fortress and Perl 6

2005-04-30 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Autrijus Tang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: my sub get_book () of Hash of Array of Recipe {...} my num @nums = Array of num.new(:shape(3;3;3)); Does Parrot's MMD carry this type information natively? Neither of above. But: multi sub foo(Int $a, Num $b) { ... } aka .sub foo

Re: reduce metaoperator

2005-05-05 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Larry Wall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It would be nice to have an easy-to-access What's this? interface that could be stitched into your favorite editor to identify what's under the cursor, or at least a command like: p6explain '[+]' s:p5/nice to have/absolutely necessary/ unless $self ~~

Parrot 0.2.0 NLnet Released!

2005-05-08 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.2.0 NLnet Released! On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce the release of Parrot 0.2.0 and I'd like to thank all involved pepole as well as our sponsors for supporting us. It's a pleasure and honor for me to be able to advertise (after 0.1.0) the next leap release 0.2.0 with

[PROPOSAL] call syntax abstraction

2005-05-10 Thread Leopold Toetsch
; ++n, ++p) { switch(*p) { // case statements go here } } The $N_I gets according to the IOpTrans/*.pm expanded to something like: IREG(2+n) aka REG_INT(cur_opcode[2+n]) similar to the current $1, $2, ... =head1 AUTHOR Leopold Toetsch =head1 SEE ALSO Fdocs/pdds

Re: Object Numify/Stringify-ing to Unique values

2005-05-14 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Autrijus Tang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What does unboxed values return for their id, though? 3 =:= 3; # always true? 3.id ~~ 3.id; # ditto? Maybe true or not, that's highly implementation dependent. I'd not touch these internals: $ python Python 2.4 [...] id(2) == id(1+1)

Re: [PATCH] Fix 3 of the spawnw.t failures.

2005-06-03 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Nigel Sandever [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks, applied - r8263 Further thoughts on the questions in comments invited. Yeah. njs leo

Parrot 0.2.1 APW Released!

2005-06-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.2.1 APW Released! On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot and I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. The release name stands for Austrian Perl Workshop, which will take place on 9th and 10th of June

Parrot 0.2.2 Geeksunite Released!

2005-07-03 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.2.2 Geeksunite Released! On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot and I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. Please visit http://geeksunite.org and support Chip. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual

Parrot 0.2.3 Serenity Released!

2005-08-05 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.2.3 Serenity Released! On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot and I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic

Re: Perl 6 Summary for 2005-08-15 through 2005-08-22

2005-08-23 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On Aug 23, 2005, at 3:43, Matt Fowles wrote: Perl 6 Summary for 2005-08-15 through 2005-08-22 Java on Parrot I vote for Jot. That's already occupied by another language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iota_and_Jot. Perl 6 Language Type Inferencing in Perl 5 Autrijus

Parrot 0.3.0 Alex Released!

2005-10-01 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce the release of Parrot 0.3.0. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages. Parrot 0.3.0 changes and news - New

Re: Perl 6 Summary for 2005-09-26 through 2005-10-02

2005-10-05 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On Oct 5, 2005, at 1:17, Matt Fowles wrote: Here Doc in PIR Will Coleda revived a thread from February about PIR here doc syntax. Looks like the syntax is ok. Jonathan Worthington has already implemented here doc syntax. Data::Escape::String Dislikes Unicode Will

Parrot 0.3.1 Wart Released

2005-11-06 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce the release of Parrot 0.3.1. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages. Parrot 0.3.1 changes and news -

Re: This week's summary

2005-11-15 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On Nov 15, 2005, at 17:24, The Perl 6 Summarizer wrote: The Perl 6 Summary for the fortnight ending 2005-11-13 string_bitwise_* Leo, it seems to boil down to a choice between throwing an exception or simply mashing everything together and marking the 'resulting bit mess'

Re: Perl 6 Summary for 2005-11-14 through 2005-11-21

2005-11-22 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On Nov 22, 2005, at 1:40, Matt Fowles wrote: Call Frame Access Chip began to pontificate about how one should access call frames. Chip suggested using a PMC, but Leo thought that would be too slow. No, not really. It'll be slower, yes. But my argument was: whenever you start

Re: Perl 6 Summary for 2005-11-14 through 2005-11-21

2005-11-23 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On Nov 23, 2005, at 3:06, chromatic wrote: On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 01:39 +0100, Leopold Toetsch wrote: But my argument was: whenever you start introspecting a call frame, by almost whatever means, this will keep the call frame alive[1] (see Continuation or Closure). That is: timely destruction

Parrot 0.4.0 Luthor Released!

2005-12-04 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another major release of Parrot. More than 530 svn checkins and 1000 added tests by numerous folks bump up the version to 0.4.0. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a

Parrot 0.4.1 Foghorn Leghorn Released!

2006-01-08 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Parrot 0.4.1 Foghorn Leghorn Released! On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic

Parrot 0.4.2 GPW Released!

2006-02-22 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another 1.5 monthly release of Parrot. GPW is the German Perl Workshop, which will take place next week. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at

Parrot 0.4.3 Cold Conure Released

2006-04-02 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages, see http://www.parrotcode.org/

Parrot 0.4.4 Feather Released!

2006-05-14 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages, see http://www.parrotcode.org/

Parrot 0.4.5 Released!

2006-06-19 Thread Leopold Toetsch
On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot. I'd like to thank all involved people as well as our sponsors for supporting us. What is Parrot? Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running Perl6 and other dynamic languages, see http://www.parrotcode.org/

A note for test writers

2006-07-15 Thread Leopold Toetsch
Folks, Please always verify test results, don't use the Parrot output of the test as the expected output. If you are implementing a new feature, write the *test first*. Thanks, leo PS from r13305: @@ -1324,7 +1324,7 @@ set P2, 300 # .Integer set P3, 246.246