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ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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1 New in 2009-05 release
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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2 + basic support for custom operators
3 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
4 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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5 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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6 + implemented Regex type
7 + fixed non-ASCII identifiers
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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8 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
9 + performance improvements
10 + .name method on routines
11 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
12 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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13 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
14 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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15 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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16 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
17 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
18 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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19 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
20 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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21 + qx{} quotes now work
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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23 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
24 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
25 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
26 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
27 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
28 + typed arrays and hashes
29 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
30 + .invert and .push on Hashes
31 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
32 + parallel testing
33 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
34 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
35 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
36 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
37 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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38 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
39 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
40 + moved many methods to the setting
41 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
42 + implemented START blocks
43 + implemented roots builtin
44 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
45 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
46 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
47 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
48 + .readline is now .get
49 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
50 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
52 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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53 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
54 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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55 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
56 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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57 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
58 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
59 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
60 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
61 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
62 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
63 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
64 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
65 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
66 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
67 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
68 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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69
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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70 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
71 + first release independent of Parrot releases
72 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
73 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
74 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
75 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
76 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
77 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
78 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
79 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
80 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
81 + XopX is now Xop
82 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
83 + added min= and max= metaoperators
84 + many many bugfixes
85 + publish release schedule
86 + documentation improvements
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