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A Brand New Spec, S15

So, for the past few days I’ve been working on a provisional S15 mostly for fun. I was considering TimToady’s long-ago suggestion of developing a libicu replacement tuned to Perl 6’s needs, and after learning some interesting things about NFG, … Continue reading

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Beginning Notes for the Perl 6 Type Hierarchy

I stated in my last post some ideas I came up with involving Perl 6 that I’d be at least semi-interested in doing. Although the code repository (P6SSMPR) was actually my favorite idea, I decided to start with the small … Continue reading

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SUPERNOVA Made Public

Today I give unto the world my very incomplete Pod6 parser, SUPERNOVA! Get it here. To carry on a tradition, I’m calling this parser of mine “official and complete”. It’s official because no-one else has bothered making a (current) Pod … Continue reading

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P6 Grammars: The Official Archenemy of Me™

When I made my last post, I had all test passing, or so I remember. Not anymore. I just updated my rakudo, and ran ‘make test’ again. Something in my t/actions.t file failed. (although if I run perl6 t/actions.t, every … Continue reading

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This is What Happens When You Stuff Things Into Boxes Blindfolded

Imagine working for the packing department of a Rubik’s Cube factory. The kind of rubik’s cube you make has the colors painted on, so there are no stickers to peel, and is constructed in such a way that it’s really, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on P6-on-GCC

I’ve been having some thoughts about my project (well, for some definition of project anyway) for a Perl 6 frontend for GCC. In particular, I’m going to first start by learning C++, as that is the most likely candidate language … Continue reading

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2011 is now Compiling!

Ah, 2011. Another year has come, and people cut holes in the first ‘1’ to manage to create those stupid glasses. That’s cheating. Not surprisingly, #perl6 was pretty empty all throughout New Year’s (Eve&Day). It only ever lit up for … Continue reading

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Snowman Comets, Pod Parsing, And a Book.

So today I start two weeks of Chris holiday break! Which means I can finally work on some things: A Book? Yeah, I started writing a sci-fi ‘book’ (nothing to be published) for the heck of it, heavily dealing in … Continue reading

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All Grammars Are Germophobes in 楽土

[ The following is a rantish post. If you don't like negative words, please visit this site. ] So today I’ve been goodish at following TDD (I’m only starting, mind you), and I wanted to be able to make the … Continue reading

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Why Grammar I Learn Can’t‽

This week I get to spend an entire week off of school for Thanksgiving! (for those unfamiliar with US holidays, clicky the link above). So I plan on working on my secretly-named Pod parser (let’s call it “Project Greenpea” to … Continue reading

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