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7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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1 New in 2009-07 release
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2 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code
3 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
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4 + operators can be defined in the setting
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5 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
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6 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
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7 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
8 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
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9 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
10 considered a success
11 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
12 + added List.rotate builtin
13 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
14 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
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16 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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17 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
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18 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
19 + method calls are now faster
20 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
21 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
22 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
23 + type checking of implicit return values
24 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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25 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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26 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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27 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
28 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
29 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
30 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
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31 + improved Unicode string handling
32 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
33 + many performance improvements
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35 New in 2009-05 release
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36 + updated docs/ROADMAP
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37 + basic support for custom operators
38 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
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39 + meta operator support for custom operators
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40 + cross-language library loading
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41 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
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42 + implemented Regex type
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43 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
44 + .name method on routines
45 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
46 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
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47 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
48 + initial support for «...» quotes
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49 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
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50 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
51 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
52 + documented build dependencies
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53 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
54 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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55 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
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56 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
57 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
58 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
59 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
60 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
61 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
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62 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
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63 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
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65 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
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66 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
67 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
68 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
69 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
70 + typed arrays and hashes
71 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
72 + .invert and .push on Hashes
73 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
74 + parallel testing
75 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
76 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
77 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
78 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
79 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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80 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
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81 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
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82 + moved many methods to the setting
83 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
84 + implemented START blocks
85 + implemented roots builtin
86 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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87 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
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88 + split() now supports limits in all cases
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89 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
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90 + .readline is now .get
91 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
92 + many other bug fixes
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db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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94 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
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95 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
96 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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97 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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98 + added R metaoperator
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99 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
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100 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
101 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
102 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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103 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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104 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
105 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
106 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
107 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
108 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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109 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
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110 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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111
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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112 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
113 + first release independent of Parrot releases
114 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
115 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
116 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
117 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
118 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
119 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
120 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
121 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
122 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
123 + XopX is now Xop
124 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
125 + added min= and max= metaoperators
126 + many many bugfixes
127 + publish release schedule
128 + documentation improvements
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