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de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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1 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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2 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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3 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
4 + method calls are now faster
5 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
6 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
7 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
8 + type checking of implicit return values
9 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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10 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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11 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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12 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
13 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
14 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
15 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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16 + improved Unicode string handling
17 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
18 + many performance improvements
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ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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20 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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21 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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22 + basic support for custom operators
23 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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24 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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25 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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26 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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27 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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28 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
29 + .name method on routines
30 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
31 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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32 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
33 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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34 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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35 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
36 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
37 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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38 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
39 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
40 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
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41 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
42 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
43 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
44 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
45 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
46 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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47 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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48 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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49
50 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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51 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
52 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
53 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
54 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
55 + typed arrays and hashes
56 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
57 + .invert and .push on Hashes
58 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
59 + parallel testing
60 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
61 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
62 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
63 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
64 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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65 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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66 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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67 + moved many methods to the setting
68 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
69 + implemented START blocks
70 + implemented roots builtin
71 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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72 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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73 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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74 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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75 + .readline is now .get
76 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
77 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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78
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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79 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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80 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
81 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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82 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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83 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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84 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
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85 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
86 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
87 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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88 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
89 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
90 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
91 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
92 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
93 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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94 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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95 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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96
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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97 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
98 + first release independent of Parrot releases
99 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
100 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
101 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
102 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
103 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
104 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
105 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
106 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
107 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
108 + XopX is now Xop
109 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
110 + added min= and max= metaoperators
111 + many many bugfixes
112 + publish release schedule
113 + documentation improvements
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