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Update: Wrapping up -data RFCs

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Jeremy Howard
September 15, 2000 16:44
Update: Wrapping up -data RFCs
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Adam Turoff wrote:
> I didn't use Date::Parse, but I did look for all RFCs still stting
> at v1 status.  Since they're numbered chronologically, I cut off the
> bottom (anything submitted after 9/7).
> There are 100 RFCs in the list that follows.  Code and data upon request.
Thanks Ziggy--very handy! There's only 3 from the list I'm looking after
(-data), here's their status:

> RFC  : 148 v1; Developing
> Title: Add reshape() for multi-dimensional array reshaping
> Maint: Nathan Wiger <>
> List :
> Date : 24 Aug 2000
Nate is redrafting this as we speak--we're probably just about ready to
freeze this.

> RFC  : 191 v1; Developing
> Title: smart container slicing
> Maint: David Nicol <>
> List :
> Date : 1 September 2000
There was quite a bit of discussion of various alternatives to this on list.
David--could you incorporate these ideas into the RFC and see if we can get

> RFC  : 196 v1; Developing
> Title: More direct syntax for hashes
> Maint: Nathan Torkington <>
> List :
> Date : 5 Sep 2000

Discussion on this one has died down... Nat--could you incorporate the
suggestions from the list and see if we can get this frozen?

All other -data RFCs are still under active development, but I've asked all
maintainers to have them frozen by next Wed (20/9) so that Larry has time to
think about them before his release of the draft language spec.

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