Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lots of Rakudo-nom progress, starts to run spectests

The nom branch of Rakudo continues to develop at a blistering pace. Yesterday nom finally had a working Test.pm, which meant we could start testing it against the spectest (“roast”) suite. As of this writing nom is passing 50 spectest … Continue reading

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Perl 6 lists, episode 1

This past week I’ve worked on adding list support to nom, including lazy lists and infinite lists. Lists in Perl 6 have had a bit of a convoluted history; early drafts were very non-specific about how Lists should work, and … Continue reading

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Rakudo (nom) reaches milestone — no more .pir files!

As Jonathan Worthington and I have posted in various articles, we’re working on a new implementation of Rakudo Perl 6 (the nom branch) that is based on a new meta-object model instead of the object system provided by Parrot. Today … Continue reading

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