July 2013 Archives

Perl 5 Porters Weekly: July 22-28, 2013

Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list. Sorry this summary is a little short on the summary part. It's more of a link-o-rama this week.

Topics this week include:

  • perl 5.19.2 is now available
  • upcoming release of 5.18.1
  • Try/Catch Exception Objects: Possible?
  • The value of a good perldelta
  • NWCLARK TPF grant May report
  • NWCLARK TPF grant June report

Perl 5 Porters Weekly: July 15-21, 2013

Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list. I'm at OSCON this week, so if you're in town, please come to one (or both) of my talks. One is about replacements for LWP::UserAgent and the other is about DTrace in Perl, Python and Erlang.

Topics this week include:

  • Perl 5.18 and Regexp::Grammar
  • RFC: $/="\R"; perl -0R
  • POSIX::foo() ignore UTF8ness
  • postfix dereference syntax

Perl 5 Porters Weekly: July 8-14, 2013

Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list.

Topics this week include:

  • experimental? internal functions with M flag
  • experimental? Sun Studio Compilers for Linux OS
  • perlopentut branch for review

Perl 5 Porters Weekly: July 1-7, 2013

Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list.

Topics this week include:

  • Use of bare << to mean <<"" is deprecated
  • Perl 5.18 and Regexp::Grammars
  • key/value hash slices summary
  • postfix dereference syntax
  • Things that have been deprecated for a long time
  • Talk about deprecation...

Perl 5 Porters Weekly: June 24-30, 2013

Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list.

Topics this week include:

  • Idly musing about vtables for hashes
  • Raison d'ĂȘtre of op_ppaddr
  • Building real CPAN dists in core perl
  • postfix dereference syntax
  • experimental: linux abstract domain sockets
  • the mystery of undef upstreams
  • Perl 5.18 and Regexp::Grammars
  • What does "deprecated" mean?
  • RFC: Any objections to preserving spaces in prototypes
  • Removing old utilities
  • podcheck and long lines

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