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Liz

  • Website: www.liz.nl
  • About: I must blog about Perl
  • Commented on Mystery Line in Proc Input in Perl 6
    Looking into it, it appears there is a different logic in setting EOF between getting a handle from a file, or from a process. The latter appears to be setting EOF too late, hence the extra empty line. Determining cause...
  • Commented on Refactoring Very Old Perl 5 in Perl 6
    Martin Hradil: re .index returning 0 but True? Alas, it didn't make it past TimToady's vetting in the long run :-( I removed that feature yesterday again, Long story: the feature was implemented using a subclass of Int, basically: class...
  • Commented on Refactoring Very Old Perl 5 in Perl 6
    Great post! Some comments: 1. You're using .trim the wrong way: .trim does *not* modify $_. It should probably warn in that case, actually. 2. You don't need .trim at all, as .words ignores any whitespace at the begin or...
  • Commented on Method Privacy in Perl
    Perhaps a source of enlightenment: http://perlcabal.org/syn/S12.html#Submethods...
  • Commented on Rakudo and NQP Internals Workshop (14/15 Sep)
    Down to 2...
  • Commented on Rakudo and NQP Internals Workshop (14/15 Sep)
    Actually, down to 3 now!...
  • Posted Rakudo and NQP Internals Workshop (14/15 Sep) to Liz

    Perl6 is at a turning point. Now running on 2 virtual machines (Parrot and JVM), with 2 more coming available in the next months (Javascript and MoarVM), with abstract concurrency on the JVM now and full Perl 5 interop at the horizon in MoarVM.

    To make it easier for past, current and futu…

  • Commented on YAPC::Europe 2013 in Kiev, week minus 19
    Some people in the Ukraine may not like "Back in the USSR" as the background music. Then again, it *is* April 1st :-)...
  • Commented on Why I'm considering dropping Perlmonks
    I left PerlMonks a long time ago already but for a technical reason: it is just too damn slow. I was impressed by Schwern's YAPC keynote. The comic strip is just bad and in bad taste. As far as I'm...
  • Posted Perl Reunification Summit to Liz

    As some of you may know, my partner Wendy van Dijk and me organized a Perl Reunification Summit on the Friday and Saturday before the YAPC::Europe. Organizing this started in May already, when I tried to contact as many people face to face to discuss this, before finalizing the plan. When the…

  • Posted First Post to Liz

    So, why don't you write a blog? A question I have been asked many a time in the past years.

    I guess I mainly felt that I didn't have to tell the world much. And I was busy with $work.

    Then you stop $work and start with $sabbatical. And start acting on the strange ideas that you …

  • Commented on So, Kiev 2013
    Please make sure that he gets a visa. Otherwise, I understand, he will not be let into the Ukraine (as Australia is one of the few countries of which its citizens need a visa to travel to the Ukraine)....
  • Commented on post-yapc
    Steven: Perl 5 momentum is much on everybody’s mind. The last thing I want is to do, is to take people away from Perl 5 development. What I do want to achieve, is a long term environment in which Perl...
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