SPUG: Exegesis 7 is out

Brian Wisti brian at coolnamehere.com
Mon Mar 8 13:55:29 CST 2004

I'm glad that formatting is not part of the core language anymore. I
got bit a few times by little problems in my code that were bumping up
against the formatting rules. 

Now if I could only work my way through Parrot :-)

Kind Regards,
Brian Wisti

Michael R. Wolf writes:
 > I haven't been following these, but just noticed that Exegesis 7 came
 > out a week and a half ago. It's about the format keyword, a piece
 > that's been removed from the Perl6 core in deference to a 'Form.pm'
 > module and a 'form' function.
 >     http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2004/02/27/exegesis7.html
 > I guess that means that the apocalypse is out, too. Um, lemme look.
 > Here it is.... stuck on the end of Apocalypse 6.
 >     http://dev.perl.org/perl6/apocalypse/A06.html
 > Let me quote it in its entirety....
 >     Apocalypse 7: Formats
 >     Gone from the core. See Damian.
 > The E7 hasn't migrated over to be with it's buddies A01..A06
 > (apocalypses) and E01..E06 (exegeses). If you haven't yet wrapped your
 > brain around all things Perl6, here's a great place to fantasize about
 > Perl6 in all it's holy writ.
 >     http://dev.perl.org/perl6/exegesis/
 >     http://dev.perl.org/perl6/apocalypse/
 > Enjoy,
 > Michael
 > -- 
 > Michael R. Wolf
 >     All mammals learn by playing!
 >         MichaelRWolf at att.net
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