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eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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1 New in 2010.04 release
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2 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
3 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
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4 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
5 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
6 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
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7 + loading of .pm6 modules
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8 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
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9 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
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10 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
11 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
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12 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
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13 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
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14 + &[+] short name for infix operators
15 + hash slices
16 + signature literals
17 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
18 signatures
19 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
20 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
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21 + implemented type Cool
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22
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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23 New in 2010.03 release
24 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
25 updates, making them faster and more complete
26 + .^parent now works again
27 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
28 + Hash creation has been optimized
29 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
30 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
31 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
32 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
33 + The statement modifier for loop works again
34 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
35 closing curly braces at the end of a line not terminating the statement
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
36 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
37 some of it leading to mild speedups
38 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
39 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
40 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
41 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
42 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
43 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
44 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
45 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
46 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
47 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
48 + Added back @*INC
49 + Read-only %*ENV support
50 + Grammars work again
51 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
52 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
53 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
54 + Add back many of the file test methods
55 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
56 modules through Rakudo *
57 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
58 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
59 version by default if multiple are available.
60 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
61 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
62 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
63 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
64 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
65 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
66 the available candidates
67 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
68 + Many cases of smart-match work again
69 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
70 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
71 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
72 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
73 + Array.rotate added back
74 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
75 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
76 + Various other bug fixes
77 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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78
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
79 New in 2010.02 release
80 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
81 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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82 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
83 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
84 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
85 suggests
86 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
87 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
88 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
89 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
90 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
91 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
92 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
93 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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94 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
95 + The number of spectests passed has reduced from a peak of 32731 in
e4cdb5b [build/PARROT_REVISION] tentatively set to 44147 2.1.0
Martin Berends authored
96 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
97 is still ongoing
98 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
99 better with various package management systems
100
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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101 New in 2010-01 release
102 + Added method form of eval.
103 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
104 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
105 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
106
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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107 New in 2009-12 release
108 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
109 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
110
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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111 New in 2009-11 release
112 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
jnthn authored
113 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
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114 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
115 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
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116 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
117 number of bytes which will be received
118 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
119 foreign languages
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120
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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121 New in 2009-10 release
122 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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123 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
124 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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125 + some variants of the new series operator
126 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
127 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
128 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
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129 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
130 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
131 + new, faster low level Signature type
132 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
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133 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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134 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
135 + signature literals now supported
136 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
137 + attributive parameters implemented
138 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
139 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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140
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141 New in 2009-09 release
142 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
143 + Rat (rational) numbers
144 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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145 + contextual variables
146 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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147 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
148 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
149 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
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150
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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151 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
152 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
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153 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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154 + separate Perl 6 meta class
155 + introspection on roles
156 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
157 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
158 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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159 + moved more built-ins into the setting
160 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
161 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
162 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
163 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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164 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
165 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
166 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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167 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
168 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
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169 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
170 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
171 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
172 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
173 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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174
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175 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
176 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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177 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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178 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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179 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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180 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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181 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
182 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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183 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
184 considered a success
185 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
186 + added List.rotate builtin
187 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
188 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
189 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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190
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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191 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
192 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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193 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
194 + method calls are now faster
195 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
196 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
197 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
198 + type checking of implicit return values
199 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
200 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
201 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
202 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
203 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
204 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
205 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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206 + improved Unicode string handling
207 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
208 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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209
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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210 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
211 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
212 + basic support for custom operators
213 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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214 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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215 + cross-language library loading
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216 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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217 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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218 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
219 + .name method on routines
220 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
221 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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222 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
223 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
224 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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225 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
226 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
227 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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228 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
229 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
230 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
231 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
232 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
233 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
234 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
235 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
236 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
237 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
238 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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239
240 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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241 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
242 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
243 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
244 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
245 + typed arrays and hashes
246 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
247 + .invert and .push on Hashes
248 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
249 + parallel testing
250 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
251 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
252 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
253 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
254 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
255 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
256 + 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
257 + moved many methods to the setting
258 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
259 + implemented START blocks
260 + implemented roots builtin
261 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
262 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
263 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
264 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
265 + .readline is now .get
266 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
267 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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268
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
269 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
270 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
271 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
272 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
273 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
274 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
275 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
276 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
277 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
278 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
279 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
280 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
281 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
282 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
283 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
284 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
285 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
286
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
287 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
288 + first release independent of Parrot releases
289 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
290 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
291 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
292 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
293 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
294 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
295 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
296 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
297 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
298 + XopX is now Xop
299 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
300 + added min= and max= metaoperators
301 + many many bugfixes
302 + publish release schedule
303 + documentation improvements
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