Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #phasers, 2012-01-25

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17:38 Util # Pre-report:
17:39 Util Working to update Rakudo Star for a binary (.dmg) for Mac OS X.
17:39 Util Will push today, and release a .dmg the day after R* releases.
17:39 Util EOR
17:44 moritz \o
17:44 moritz did: worked on typed exceptions + tests
17:44 moritz currently stuck while trying to throw exceptions from the grammar
17:45 sorear o/
17:45 moritz plan: work more focused on exceptions, help with the star release
17:45 moritz more tests for exceptions
17:45 moritz EOR.
17:48 jnthn Did
17:48 jnthn Was somewhat distracted by teaching last week, but got some tuits at the weekend and this week...
17:48 jnthn * Fixed backtracking into subrules
17:48 jnthn * Some prep work for the Rakudo Star release
17:48 jnthn * Detecting "has $.x; has @.x" and throwing on it
17:48 jnthn * Optimized hash indexing
17:48 jnthn * Optimized ymd-from-daycount by using native types in it
17:48 jnthn * Fixed up MiniDBI somewhat
17:48 jnthn * Started work on real serialization; got much of the overall engine sketched out and running
17:48 jnthn Will do
17:48 jnthn * Focus on the serialization stuff
17:48 jnthn * Probably various features here and there
17:48 jnthn * Probably bug fixing
17:48 jnthn EOR
17:49 moritz oh, one thing I forgot: cut the rakudo relese.
17:49 moritz *release
17:49 jnthn moritz++
17:50 TimToady .oO(Why are releases "cut"?)
17:51 moritz they are cut off from the main line of development, to whither and die... :-)
17:52 Util Cut the umbilical cord back to the devel repo?
17:52 sorear DID: trying to track the latest STD changes wrt \foo and initializers; added MAIN support; added $*OUT and $*ERR (!); fixed up lots of other stuff to make MAIN work, added :16(), wired <foo bar> up to &val
17:53 sorear WILL DO: random smallish stuff before Mon release (WHICH is currently my focus)
17:53 sorear EOR
18:04 Util Is there a target date/time for R* release? (No rush; just trying to plan for .dmg packaging)
18:12 jnthn Util: pmichaud++ is working on the final bits for it today, so it may well happen today
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18:24 Util jnthn: OK, thanks
18:24 [Coke] REPORT { mainly unfudging tests for niecza }

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