[perl #40124] [TODO] Document HLL mappings
Will Coleda via RT
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Wed Jul 1 01:39:09 UTC 2009
On Sun Mar 22 00:47:10 2009, cotto wrote:
> On Thu Oct 16 10:25:39 2008, Whiteknight wrote:
> > On Fri Nov 10 11:19:58 2006, chip wrote:
> > > It's already true that HLLs can remap the basic types so that e.g.
> > > parameter
> > > passing creates a PerlArray rather than a base array. However the
> > > mechanism is
> > > not documented (AFAIK), and it should be.
> > Haven't heard any information about this ticket in two years. I did a
> > quick look-through and didn't see any documentation about HLL mapping.
> > Considering it's been such a big topic in Rakudo development lately
> > (among other things) maybe we have some people now willing to write some
> > quick documentation about it? Or, if somebody can point me to the
> > relevant code, I can try to hack together some docs for it.
> I'd guess that the current relevant code is ParrotIntepreteter's
> hll_map() method and that this ticket can be closed once that method and
> its implementation are sufficiently documented. Is this correct?
A full set of documentation would mention all the places that Parrot_get_ctx_HLL_type() is
Will "Coke" Coleda
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