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  • Ron Savage commented on Please Test: PPI 1.217_01 - bug fixes, speed optimizations, tests, doc improvements

    I just tested it by installing it and then (re-)installing Marpa::R2 V 2.088, and running all the tests for my modules which use Marpa. Result:

    All tests (523) for my Marpa-based modules passed after installing PPI 1.217_01.

  • rns commented on Please Test: PPI 1.217_01 - bug fixes, speed optimizations, tests, doc improvements

    I just tested it by installing it and then (re-)installing Marpa::R2 V 2.088, which has some tests runs when PPI is available, and it Marpa::R2 built tested and installed with PPI 1.217_01 ok on windows (cl, perl 15.8.1) and cygwin (gcc, perl 5.14.1).

  • animatedream commented on Perl and Me, Part 6: Perl Is Engineering <i>and</i> Art

    First, I would never argue that python makes it hard to write bad code. It's very easy to write bad code in any language. I would argue instead that python attempts to make it easier to write good code, by reducing the number of idiosyncrasies a programmer must be informed of to make

    I don't understand the benefit to software development in being able to express a meaning in any way but the best way. I don't think the arguments put forth here really contradict that. The problem: Who's best way?

    In python's philosophy, the principle of least astonishment ranks higher than eve…

  • mug896 commented on Perl vs Shell Scripts

    In bash you cant set IFS=$'\n' instead of IFS="
    "

  • Gabriel Sharp commented on Don't release experiments to CPAN

    If you want this, first make the guys writing books about perl not tell new developers to submit their code to CPAN; I've read 2 such books. I am sure there are more books out there saying the same thing.

    I am also unclear on your reasoning for the problem. Is it: 1) because you don't like how long the module list is with the extra entries? 2) The submissions of Acme:: and related modules are …

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