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