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d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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1 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
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2 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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3 + manual pages are now installed
4 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
5 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
6 + many improvements to numeric handling
7 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
8 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
9 + basic enum implementation
10 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
11 + turned on an additional 47 test files
12 + further improved error messages
13 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
14 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
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15
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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16 New in 2010.04 release
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17 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
18 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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19 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
20 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
21 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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22 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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23 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
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24 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
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25 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
26 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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27 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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28 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
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29 + &[+] short name for infix operators
30 + hash slices
31 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
32 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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33 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
34 signatures
35 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
36 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
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37 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
38 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
39 + implemented $*PID
40 + method introspection works again
41 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
42 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
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43
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
44 New in 2010.03 release
45 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
46 updates, making them faster and more complete
47 + .^parent now works again
48 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
49 + Hash creation has been optimized
50 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
51 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
52 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
53 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
54 + The statement modifier for loop works again
55 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
56 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
57 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
58 some of it leading to mild speedups
59 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
60 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
61 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
62 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
63 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
64 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
65 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
66 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
67 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
68 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
69 + Added back @*INC
70 + Read-only %*ENV support
71 + Grammars work again
72 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
73 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
74 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
75 + Add back many of the file test methods
76 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
77 modules through Rakudo *
78 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
79 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
80 version by default if multiple are available.
81 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
82 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
83 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
84 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
85 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
86 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
87 the available candidates
88 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
89 + Many cases of smart-match work again
90 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
91 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
92 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
93 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
94 + Array.rotate added back
95 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
96 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
97 + Various other bug fixes
98 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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99
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
100 New in 2010.02 release
101 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
102 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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103 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
104 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
105 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
106 suggests
107 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
108 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
109 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
110 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
111 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
112 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
113 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
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114 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
115 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
116 + 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
117 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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118 is still ongoing
119 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
120 better with various package management systems
121
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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122 New in 2010-01 release
123 + Added method form of eval.
124 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
125 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
126 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
127
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
128 New in 2009-12 release
129 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
130 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
131
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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132 New in 2009-11 release
133 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nested...
jnthn authored
134 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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135 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
136 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
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137 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
138 number of bytes which will be received
139 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
140 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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141
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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142 New in 2009-10 release
143 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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144 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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145 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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146 + some variants of the new series operator
147 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
148 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
149 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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150 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
151 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
152 + new, faster low level Signature type
153 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
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154 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
155 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
156 + signature literals now supported
157 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
158 + attributive parameters implemented
159 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
160 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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161
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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162 New in 2009-09 release
163 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
164 + Rat (rational) numbers
165 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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166 + contextual variables
167 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
168 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
169 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
170 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
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171
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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172 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
173 + 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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174 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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175 + separate Perl 6 meta class
176 + introspection on roles
177 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
178 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
179 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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180 + moved more built-ins into the setting
181 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
182 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
183 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
184 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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185 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
186 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
187 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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188 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
189 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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190 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
191 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
192 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
193 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
194 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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195
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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196 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
197 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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198 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
199 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
200 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
201 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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202 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
203 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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204 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
205 considered a success
206 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
207 + added List.rotate builtin
208 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
209 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
210 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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211
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
212 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
213 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
214 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
215 + method calls are now faster
216 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
217 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
218 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
219 + type checking of implicit return values
220 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
221 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
222 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
223 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
224 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
225 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
226 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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227 + improved Unicode string handling
228 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
229 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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230
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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231 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
232 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
233 + basic support for custom operators
234 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
235 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
236 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
237 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
238 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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239 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
240 + .name method on routines
241 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
242 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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243 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
244 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
245 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
246 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
247 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
248 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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249 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
250 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
251 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
252 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
253 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
254 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
255 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
256 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
257 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
258 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
259 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
260
261 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
262 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
263 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
264 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
265 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
266 + typed arrays and hashes
267 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
268 + .invert and .push on Hashes
269 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
270 + parallel testing
271 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
272 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
273 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
274 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
275 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
276 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
277 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
278 + moved many methods to the setting
279 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
280 + implemented START blocks
281 + implemented roots builtin
282 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
283 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
284 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
285 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
286 + .readline is now .get
287 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
288 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
289
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
290 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
291 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
292 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
293 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
294 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
295 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
296 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
297 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
298 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
299 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
300 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
301 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
302 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
303 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
304 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
305 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
306 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
307
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
308 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
309 + first release independent of Parrot releases
310 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
311 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
312 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
313 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
314 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
315 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
316 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
317 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
318 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
319 + XopX is now Xop
320 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
321 + added min= and max= metaoperators
322 + many many bugfixes
323 + publish release schedule
324 + documentation improvements
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