2022.11 Tau / 2

On this Pi Day there is sadly not a lot to report about the Raku Programming Language in the main article of the Rakudo Weekly News. Which leaves room for expressing the hope the War in Ukraine will soon end 🕊🌻!

Arne’s Corner

Arne Sommer describes how they got fooled by a Sequence, twice (/r/rakulang comments).

Did You Know?

That the Raku Programming Language supports the term τ (aka tau) as the ratio between the circumference and the radius of a circle? Just as it supports the term π (aka pi) as the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of a circle?


Weekly Challenge #156 is available for your perusal.

New Pull Requests

Core Developments

  • Daniel Green fixed an issue with missing _u cases in callsite resolving and fixed a speshing issue related to parameters, and restored an optimization with when having numeric values.
  • Vadim Belman worked around an issue with .ACCEPTS returning a non-Raku object.
  • Elizabeth Mattijsen fixed some issues spotted by a Blin run.
  • Daniel Sockwell fixed error reporting on incorrect trait usage.
  • David Warring fixed rendering of =defn elements in Pod::To::Text.
  • And some smaller tweaks and fixes.

Questions about Raku

Meanwhile on Twitter

Comments about Raku

Updated Raku Modules

Winding down

The Rakudo Weekly News continues to show the Ukrainian flag 🇺🇦 in support of the people in Ukraine, and any other people who are trying to make an end to the war in Ukraine. Слава Україні!  Героям слава!

Please stay safe, stay healthy and keep up the good work!

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