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From:
Alexander Hartmaier
Date:
February 5, 2013 23:26
Subject:
Re: perlopentut modernization
Message ID:
CAB49QrbS=7PWvrY_pQknV3omcvSOsO=qGUBDf_pe8VRBX8nnTg@mail.gmail.com
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM, Alexander Hartmaier <
alex.hartmaier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 1:06 AM, Alexander Hartmaier <
> alex.hartmaier@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, 23 Jan 2013, James E Keenan wrote:
>>>
>>>  On 1/23/13 7:05 PM, Alexander Hartmaier wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> As my work environment seems to be too new for what perlhack suggests (
>>>>> http://mail.google.com is my mail client) I wasn't able to use
>>>>> perlbug to
>>>>> submit the patch so I've simply attached it instead.
>>>>>
>>>>> Good night, Alex
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Based on my first read-through of the patch, I say:  Apply it.
>>>>
>>>> There are a few hard-tabs that could be converted to whitespace, and
>>>> there are a few places where the copy-editor in me would like to improve
>>>> the flow a bit, but as they say in Hollywood, "We can take care of that in
>>>> post-."
>>>>
>>>> Dave Rolsky:  What do you think?
>>>>
>>>
>>> On #p5p today there was some discussion on doing a bigger rewrite based
>>> on Leon Timmerman's outline here - https://github.com/Leont/**
>>> perlopentut/blob/master/**perlopentut.pod<https://github.com/Leont/perlopentut/blob/master/perlopentut.pod>
>>>
>>> Alex expressed interest in working on that. If that's still the case I'd
>>> just as soon wait for that.
>>
>> Yes, that's still the case if time permits it!
>> As the new tutorial will be a ~90% line-change I suggest to apply the
>> current patch first to still have better docs in case I'm not able to
>> finish the rewrite (refactor? ;-) until 5.18.0 gets released.
>> If you agree I'll try to send patch version #2 with Vadim's suggestions
>> in the next few days.
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -dave
>>>
>>> /*============================**==============================**==
>>> http://VegGuide.org               http://blog.urth.org
>>> Your guide to all that's veg      House Absolute(ly Pointless)
>>> ==============================**==============================***/
>>>
>>
>> Attached is the second commit that removes all three mentions of Perl 5.6
> and improves the 'Pipe Opens' section, feedback welcome.
>
It's a week now since I've sent the second patch, had anyone the time to
review it? As said before I'd like to get it commited before I go on with
restructuring the whole doc according to Leon's github draft.


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