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This week: the big NFG switch on, and many fixes

During┬ámy Perl 6 grant time during the last week, I have continued with the work on Normal Form Grapheme, along with fixing a range of RT tickets. Rakudo on MoarVM uses NFG now Since the 24th April, all strings you … Continue reading

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This week: digging into NFG, fixing “use fatal”, and more

It’s time for this week’s grant report! What have I been up to? NFG Last time, I talked about normalization forms in Unicode, and how Rakudo on MoarVM now lets you move between them and examine them, using the Uni … Continue reading

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Digging into the performance/reliability work

This week, I finally started digging into Rakudo and MoarVM things again, as part of my performance and reliability grant. Here’s what I got up to. Faster accessors and an inlining fix Making object accessors and object construction faster was … Continue reading

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What one Christmas elf has been up to

Here’s a look over the many things I’ve been working on in recent weeks to bring us closer to the Christmas Perl 6 release. For the most part, I’ve been working through the tickets we’ve attached to our “things to … Continue reading

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Last week: Unicode case fixes and much more

This report covers a two week period (September 28th through Sunday 11th October). However, the first week of it was almost entirely swallowed with teaching a class and the travel to and from that – so I’d have had precisely … Continue reading

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Updates

It’s amazing just how long has gone by since I last wrote something here. I intend to get back to writing weekly posts about my Perl 6 work again starting around now, but here’s a few big-picture updates of what … Continue reading

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Grant status update

Over the last 3 months, I’ve been working on my Perl 6 Development Fund grant. Those of you following the blog will have seen plenty of posts in that time about what I’ve been up to. This post, 3 months … Continue reading

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This week: Unicode 8, loads of fixes, preparing for shaped arrays

It’s been another week of getting lots of small things done – but also gearing up to working on various array related things, including fixed size and shaped arrays. I expect to have some progress to report on that next … Continue reading

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This week: fixing lots of things

My first week of Perl 6 work during June was spent hunting down and fixing bugs, some of them decidedly tricky and time-consuming to locate. I also got a couple of small features in place. Unicode-related bugs RT #120651 complained … Continue reading

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Last week: smaller hashes, faster startup, and many fixes

I’m a little behind with writing up these weekly-ish reports, mostly thanks to attending OSDC.no and giving about 5 hours worth of talks/tutorials. That, along with spending time with the various other Perl 6 folks who were in town, turned … Continue reading

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