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Thursday February 24, 2005
04:36 PM

Day 24: An amazing team

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Today there has been 32 commits in the repository, but only 5 were mine. bsmith, Stevan, smpeters, along with two new committers nnunley and duff, has implemented many things among themselves:
  • receives skip(), plan(), fail(), todo_fail() and pass(); those functions were subsequently refactored to avoid duplicate code.
  • Lots of unit tests has been converted to use
  • James Mastros submitted a helpful patch to show svn patchlevel as part of Pugs version string.
  • New and improved tests for various language features, including multidimensional arrays, push() and more.
  • New examples: fisher-yates shuffle and send+more=money solver.
  • Support for while/until loops.
  • The int() primitive.
  • Imported synopses as t/Synopsis/* as a beginning to POD-based acceptance tests.

In other news, Pugs was mentioned on The Haskell Sequence today. Indeed, I have noted that a significant part of questions asked in #haskell are from camelfolks. Conversely, we saw a large influx from lambdafolks to #perl6 as well. Lots of knowledge transfer is happening, which makes me really happy.

So, I have finally sorted out most of the non-technical questions from the large question list, and produced a draft version of Pugs Apocryphon 1. It needs more work (especially on the two paragraphs about Apocalypses and Synopses), but it is a start.

I'll merge the mess that is the technical-oriented questions tomorrow. Please Feel free to submit more questions, or comment on the draft above. Enjoy!

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  • If there are a lot of new people coming to Haskell from Perl, they might find my Monads in Perls [] tutorial helpful. There's also an example of monadic parser combinators [] (in perl). Heck, might as well plug my perlmonks node about infinite lazy lists [] (also in perl, of course) as long as we're at it.
    • Whoa, Parsec in Perl5! You are truly an amazing soul. :-) Hmm, I wonder if we can redo Perl6::Rules by translating Rules to Parsec primitives (which is part of what Pugs is going to do), and then translate it to your monad parser. Sounds sick...