Re: valid values?

2019-03-04 Thread Norman Gaywood
On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 01:23, Brad Gilbert wrote: > > Somewhere on the Internet I layed out the rules that I think that > should normally be followed, but I am not sure where. > Perhaps: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/54338491/string-matching-in-main-parameters -- Norman Gaywood,

Re: valid values?

2019-03-04 Thread Tom Browder
On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 8:22 AM Brad Gilbert wrote: ... > Somewhere on the Internet I layed out the rules that I think that > should normally be followed, but I am not sure where. ... It would be nice to find it and add to the docs. -Tom

Re: valid values?

2019-03-04 Thread Brad Gilbert
An Array isn't a type of Str. @ ~~ Str; # False Array ~~ Str; # False You can have an array that has a type constraint. (my Str @) ~~ Array[Str]; # True (my @ of Str) ~~ Array[Str]; # True Or you could check that all of the values of the Array are of some type. (my @ = )

Re: valid values?

2019-03-04 Thread Fernando Santagata
Hi Brad, How far should I follow the rule that I should not use a smartmatch in a where clause? I'm thinking of this: > sub test1(:@array? where Str) { say 'ok' } > test1() Constraint type check failed in binding to parameter '@array'; expected anonymous constraint to be met but got Array

Re: valid values?

2019-03-04 Thread ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
On 3/3/19 8:29 PM, Brad Gilbert wrote: It should be sub mysub(Int $value where 1|2|4|8|16) { say "Got $value" } :-)