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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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Some Thoughts on Unicode in Perl 6

All of the recent work on Rakudo, getting it to run on the JVM, and the creation of and work on MoarVM as another backend for NQP (and thus Rakudo), has created a sense that we’re really moving forward in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Module Distribution in P6

I’ve been thinking a bit lately of the way module distribution is handled in Perl 6. Right now there’s modules.perl6.org. It’s a brilliant start, however I think we need to formalize some aspects of how it works and what’s needed … Continue reading

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Ideas for me to improve Perl 6

nom is going along very nicely (now it installs properly!), and as much as I’d like to hack on it, I just can’t seem to get into the mindset to do it, unless a small problem bugs me and it … Continue reading

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Configure the PAST during the compile time phase of the CORE.setting generation: The Effect of nom on Me

(This is not your Typical nom Post™. For those, check out pmithium.com, perlgeek.de/blog-en, and especially 6guts.wordpress.com) Ah, nom. nom nom nom nom nom. The Third Rakudo, the one set to replace ng (current master) which replaced alpha (previous master), promises … Continue reading

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