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Last set of wordsmithing before release.

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@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ Announce: Rakudo Perl development release #14 ("Vienna")
On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I'm pleased to announce
the February 2009 development release of Rakudo Perl #14 "Vienna".
-Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine.
+Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine [1].
The tarball for the February 2009 release is available from
http://www.pmichaud.com/perl6/rakudo-2009-02.tar.gz
@@ -23,10 +23,10 @@ file. In general, Rakudo development releases are scheduled to occur
two days after each Parrot monthly release. Parrot releases the third
Tuesday of each month.
-Rakudo Perl now uses git (http://git-scm.com/) for its version control
-system, hosted at http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo ; the README file
-there is kept up-to-date with the latest instructions for obtaining and
-building Rakudo Perl.
+Rakudo Perl now uses git [2] for its version control system, hosted
+at http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo . The README file there is kept
+up-to-date with the latest instructions for obtaining and building
+Rakudo Perl.
In this release of Rakudo Perl, we've made the following major changes
and improvements:
@@ -53,10 +53,10 @@ and improvements:
Also, Rakudo now implements the following Perl 6 features:
* Anonymous classes may be specified using ::
-* Existing parameterized roles are now reused instead of creating new ones
-* Roles pun a class when .new is invoked on them
+* Existing parameterized roles are now reused instead of creating new ones.
+* Roles pun a class when .new is invoked on them.
* "proto" now marks all same-named routines as "multi".
-* XopX is now Xop.
+* "XopX" is now "Xop".
* <-> (rw) pointy blocks.
* min= and max= metaoperators.
* Many many bugfixes and documentation improvements.
@@ -64,3 +64,8 @@ Also, Rakudo now implements the following Perl 6 features:
The development team thanks all of our contributors and sponsors for
making Rakudo Perl possible. The next release of Rakudo (#15) is
scheduled for March 19, 2009.
+
+
+References:
+[1] Parrot, http://parrot.org/
+[2] Git version control system, http://git-scm.org/
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