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81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
1 New in 2012.09.1
e095de4 @moritz sub forms of is-prime and expmod
moritz authored
2 + is-prime and expmod
9af8f20 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
3 + smart matching against Signature literals
fea947c @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
4 + binding to signatures in declarators
5 + the is hidden and base traits
81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
6 + ability to set encoding on sockets temporarily removed (reverts to 2012.08 behavior)
30a13c1 @moritz implement :60[..] with decimal dot
moritz authored
7 + :60[24, 59, 59] radix form
2e33656 @moritz add expmod and is-prime
moritz authored
8
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
9 New in 2012.09
10 + class Iterable does not inherit from class Cool anymore
11 + basic macro unquoting
12 + basic support for m:P5/.../ regexes
91e9725 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
13 + support for indirect type names in routine and type declarations
54030c3 @jnthn Add a note about having QAST-based NQP to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
14 + compiler now built with QAST-based NQP, which generates better code, thus
15 making the compiler a little faster
f488677 @moritz export trait for constants
moritz authored
16 + support for "is export" traits on constants
d1f4dc7 @moritz implement wordcase, deprecate capitalize
moritz authored
17 + implemented Str.wordcase
0e36b2d @jnthn Add multi improvements to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
18 + can now write more complex proto subs and methods, using {*} to enter the
19 dispatcher
20 + tie-breaking with constraints now picks the first matching one rather than
21 demanding they be mutually exclusive
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
22
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
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23 New in 2012.08
24 + tclc implemented
85541f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
25 + --> ReturnType in signatures and prefix type constraints of routine return
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
26 types are honored
96699c0 @jnthn Be a little more precise/informative about magnitude of memory improv…
jnthn authored
27 + reduced memory usage at build time by around 35% - 40%
8c740aa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
28 + the argument to IO::Socket.recv is now interpreted as a number of characters
29 + enum lists and arguments to parametric roles are now evaluated at compile time
7b678c3 @jnthn Mention PIRT.
jnthn authored
30 + switched to new internal AST and backend representations (QAST and PIRT)
3a20b76 @moritz remove some deprecated subs and methods
moritz authored
31 + removed deprecated routines Str.bytes and Str.lcfirst/&lcfirst
7c4c8b1 @moritz mention trait exception improvements in ChangeLog
moritz authored
32 + errors from traits now contain file name and line number
e3d4092 @moritz update ChangeLog with IO::{File,Dir} removal
moritz authored
33 + IO::File and IO::Dir have been removed
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
34 + inliner has been improved and can inline a wider range of routines
35 + simple implementation of the 'soft' pragma
36 + fixed over-eager treatment of numeric literals as int rather than Int in cases
37 where they appeared each side of an infix operator
78c5c17 @moritz Detect and carp at circular module loading
moritz authored
38 + detect circularities in module loading
449f30f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
39 + sigilless variables in signatures when proeceed by | or \
de84a76 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog bits.
jnthn authored
40 + prevented blocks that declare variables turning into hash constructors
41 + made pre-compilation complain if dependencies are not pre-compiled yet
42 + fixed interpolation of double-quoted strings in regexes
43 + fixed issue with Num.new not being friendly to subclassing
44 + implemented handling of complex numbers in Str.Numeric
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
moritz authored
45
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
46 New in 2012.07
47 + Deprecated SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting
582c906 @moritz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
48 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 @jnthn Add a note on meta-object improvement to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
49 + The built-in meta-objects (such as Metamodel::ClassHOW) now inherit from Any
88a9d69 @moritz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
moritz authored
50 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
51 + Exception.fail, .resumable and .resume
52 + Changed &dir to return IO::Path objects, not strings
5ee1f1e @pmichaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
pmichaud authored
53 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
55cf00a @moritz [docs/ChangeLog] &spurt, &slurp with :bin
moritz authored
54 + &slurp now supports :bin
55 + &spurt implemented
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
56 + cleaned up Version implementation
57 + fixed :s file test
58 + recognize obosolete rand() and rand(N) forms at compile time
59 + anonymous subset types 'subset :: of Int where { $_ > 0 }'
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
60
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
61 New in 2012.06
5cff505 @moritz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
62 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
63 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
64 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
65 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
66 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
67 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
68 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 @moritz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
69 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
70 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
71 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 @moritz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
72 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 @moritz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
73 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 @jnthn Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
74 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
75 + require with argument list
de72404 @moritz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
76 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
77 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 @jnthn Make | flattening work on pairs, which flatten as named arguments.
jnthn authored
78 + can now use | to flatten a pair into an argument list as a named argument
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
79
5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
80 New in 2012.05
81 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
82 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
83 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
84 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
85 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
moritz authored
86 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
87 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
88 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
89 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
90 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
91 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
92 + ms// fixed
93 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
94 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
95 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d @tadzik [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
96 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
97 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
98 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
99 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
100 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
101 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
102 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
103 + enumeration types can be used as roles
104 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
105 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
106 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
107 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
108 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
109 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
110 + support for non-Int enums
111 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb @jnthn Few ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
112 + chmod now available as a function
113 + roundrobin implemented
114 + fixed a bug in precompilation of modules that use roles from other modules
eb05804 @jnthn Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
115 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 @jnthn Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
116 + implemented substr-rw, which provides an l-value (assignable) substring
22c12b0 @jnthn First crack at <~~> in regexes. Note that <~~0> and <~~beer> are NYI,…
jnthn authored
117 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 @moritz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
118 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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119
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
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120 New in 2012.04.1
121 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
122 + more robust module precompilation
123 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
124 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
125 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
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126 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
127 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
128 + improved Parameter.perl
129 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
130 + improved --help output
131 + install precompiled test module for speedup
132 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
133 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
134
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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135 New in 2012.04
136 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
137 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
138 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
139 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
140 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
141 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
142 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
143 + implemented Routine.package
144 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
145 + warnings now have line numbers
146 + brought back Str.indent
147 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
148 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
149 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
150 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
151 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
152 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
153 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
154 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
155 + added $*PERL
156 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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157
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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158 New in 2012.03
159 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
160 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
161 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
162 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
163 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
164 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
165 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
166 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
167 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
168 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
169 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
170 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
171 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
172 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
173 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
174 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
175 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
176 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
177 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
178
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
179 New in 2012.02
180 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
181 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
182 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
183 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
184 + implemented <prior>
185 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
186 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
187 + conjugate is now called conj
188 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
189 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
190 + implemented Match.make(...) method
191 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
192 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
193 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
194 + List.tree made more useful
195 + implemented rename and copy functions
196 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
197 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
198 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
199 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
200 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
201 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
202 + improved backtraces
203 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
204 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
205 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
206 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
207 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
208 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
209 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
210 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
211 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
212 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
213
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
jnthn authored
214 New in 2012.01
215 + -c command line option re-implemented
216 + take flattening bug fixed
217 + duplicate named parameter names detected
218 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
219 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
220 + better Routine.perl
221 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
222 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
223 + Array.delete implemented
224 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
225 + improved parameter introspection
226 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
227 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
228 + binding to array and hash elements
229 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
230 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
231 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
232 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
233 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
234 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
235 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
236 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
237 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
238 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
239 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
240 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
241 + fixed regex backtracking into subrules and captures
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
jnthn authored
242
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
243 New in 2011.12
244 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
245 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
246 + backslash sequences in character classes
247 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
248 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
249 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
250 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
251 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
252 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
253 + implemented .trans on strings
254 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
255 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
256 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
257 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
258 + some parametric role fixes
259 + can now use but operator with a type object
260 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
261 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
262 + implemented getc
263 + implemented .WALK
264 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
265 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
266 + implemented Proxy class
267 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
268 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
269 + updated docs/ROADMAP
270 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
271 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
272
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
273 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
274 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
275 + big integer support
276 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
277 + correct default values for natively typed variables
278 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
279 + improved support for natively typed variables
280 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
281 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
282 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
283 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
284 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
285 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
286 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
287 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
288
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
289 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
290 + operators and functions with native type arguments
291 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
292 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
293 + performance improvements of MapIter
294 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
295 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
296 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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297
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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298 New in 2011.09
299 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
300 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
301 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
302 + much more robust handling of infinite list
303 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
304 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
305 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
306 + improved enum support
307 + basic 'constant' declarator
308 + .WHAT and friends as macros
309 + chrs sub and method
310 + support for .gist
311 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
312 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
313 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
314 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
315 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
316 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
317 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
318 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
319 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
320 + better handling of type variables
321 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
322 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
323 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
324 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
325 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
326 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
327 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
328 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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329
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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330 New in 2011.07
331 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
332 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
333 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
334
335 New in 2011.06
336 + added take-rw built-in
337 + numerous build system improvements
338 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
339
340 New in 2011.05 release
341 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
342 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
343 + build system improvements
344 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
345 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
346 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
347 + implemented Int.base
348 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
349 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
350 + overall performance speedups
351
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
352 New in 2011.04 release
353 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
354 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
355 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
356
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
357 New in 2011.03 release
358 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
359 + -n and -p command line options
360 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
361 + implemented complex conjugation
362 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
363
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
364 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
365 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
366 + more robust numeric exponentation
367 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
368 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
369 + various constructs now return Nil
370 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
371 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
372 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
373
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
374 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
375 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
376 + 'handles RoleName' now works
377 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
378 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
379 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
380 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
381
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
382 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
383 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
384 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
385 + don't register names of anon types
386 + configuration improvements
387 + updated Any functions
388 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
389 + implemented Hash.hash
390 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
391 + Buf.decode fixed
392 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
393
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
394 New in 2010.11 release
395 + now works with parrot on git
396 + implemented qw//
397 + 5x speedup of .trans
398 + various improvements to Set
399 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
400 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
401 + implemented &elems
402 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
403 + improvement on hyperoperators
404 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
405
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
406 New in 2010.10 release
407 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
408 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
409 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
410 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
411 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
412 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
413 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
414 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
415 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
416
417 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
418 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
419 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
420 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
421 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
422 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
423 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
424 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
425 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
426 + Bool.pick
427 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
428
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
429 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
430 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
431 + updated ROADMAP
432 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
433 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
434 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
435 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
436 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
437 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
438 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
439
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
440 New in 2010.07 release
441 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
442 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
443 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
444 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
445 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
446 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
447 + more robust closures
448 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
449 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
450 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
451 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
452 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
453 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
454 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
455 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
456 + custom circumfix operators
457 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
458 + weighted Hash.pick
459 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
460 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
461 + Int ~~ Num is no longer true, as per spec; use Numeric instead
937177e @jnthn Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
jnthn authored
462 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
463
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
464 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
465 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
466 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
467 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
468 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
469 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
470 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
471 + proper Perl 6 match objects
472 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
473 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
474 + basic version of Str.trans
475 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
476 + @*ARGS is now read-write
477 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
478 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
479 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
480
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
481 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
482 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
483 + manual pages are now installed
484 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
485 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
486 + many improvements to numeric handling
487 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
488 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
489 + basic enum implementation
490 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
491 + turned on an additional 47 test files
492 + further improved error messages
493 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
494 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
495
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
496 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
497 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
498 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
499 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
500 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
501 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
502 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
503 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
504 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
505 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
506 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
507 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
508 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
509 + &[+] short name for infix operators
510 + hash slices
511 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
512 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
513 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
514 signatures
515 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
516 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
517 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
518 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
519 + implemented $*PID
520 + method introspection works again
521 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
522 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
523
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
524 New in 2010.03 release
525 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
526 updates, making them faster and more complete
527 + .^parent now works again
528 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
529 + Hash creation has been optimized
530 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
531 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
532 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
533 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
534 + The statement modifier for loop works again
535 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
536 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
537 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
538 some of it leading to mild speedups
539 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
540 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
541 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
542 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
543 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
544 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
545 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
546 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
547 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
548 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
549 + Added back @*INC
550 + Read-only %*ENV support
551 + Grammars work again
552 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
553 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
554 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
555 + Add back many of the file test methods
556 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
557 modules through Rakudo *
558 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
559 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
560 version by default if multiple are available.
561 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
562 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
563 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
564 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
565 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
566 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
567 the available candidates
568 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
569 + Many cases of smart-match work again
570 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
571 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
572 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
573 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
574 + Array.rotate added back
575 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
576 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
577 + Various other bug fixes
578 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
579
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
580 New in 2010.02 release
581 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
582 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
583 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
584 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
585 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
586 suggests
587 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
588 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
589 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
590 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
591 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
592 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
593 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
594 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
595 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
596 + 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
597 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
598 is still ongoing
599 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
600 better with various package management systems
601
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
602 New in 2010-01 release
603 + Added method form of eval.
604 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
605 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
606 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
607
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
608 New in 2009-12 release
609 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
610 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
611
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
612 New in 2009-11 release
613 + 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
614 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
615 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
616 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
617 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
618 number of bytes which will be received
619 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
620 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
621
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
622 New in 2009-10 release
623 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
624 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
625 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
626 + some variants of the new series operator
627 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
628 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
629 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
630 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
631 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
632 + new, faster low level Signature type
633 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
634 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
635 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
636 + signature literals now supported
637 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
638 + attributive parameters implemented
639 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
640 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
641
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
642 New in 2009-09 release
643 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
644 + Rat (rational) numbers
645 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
646 + contextual variables
647 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
648 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
649 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
650 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
651
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
652 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
653 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
654 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
655 + separate Perl 6 meta class
656 + introspection on roles
657 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
658 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
659 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
660 + moved more built-ins into the setting
661 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
662 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
663 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
664 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
665 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
666 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
667 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
668 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
669 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
670 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
671 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
672 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
673 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
674 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
675
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
676 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
677 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
678 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
679 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
680 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
681 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
682 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
683 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
684 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
685 considered a success
686 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
687 + added List.rotate builtin
688 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
689 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
690 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
691
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
692 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
693 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
694 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
695 + method calls are now faster
696 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
697 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
698 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
699 + type checking of implicit return values
700 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
701 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
702 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
703 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
704 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
705 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
706 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
707 + improved Unicode string handling
708 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
709 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
710
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
711 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
712 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
713 + basic support for custom operators
714 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
715 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
716 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
717 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
718 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
719 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
720 + .name method on routines
721 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
722 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
723 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
724 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
725 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
726 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
727 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
728 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
729 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
730 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
731 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
732 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
733 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
734 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
735 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
736 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
737 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
738 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
739 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
740
741 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
742 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
743 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
744 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
745 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
746 + typed arrays and hashes
747 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
748 + .invert and .push on Hashes
749 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
750 + parallel testing
751 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
752 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
753 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
754 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
755 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
756 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
757 + 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
758 + moved many methods to the setting
759 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
760 + implemented START blocks
761 + implemented roots builtin
762 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
763 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
764 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
765 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
766 + .readline is now .get
767 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
768 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
769
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
770 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
771 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
772 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
773 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
774 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
775 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
776 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
777 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
778 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
779 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
780 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
781 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
782 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
783 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
784 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
785 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
786 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
787
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
788 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
789 + first release independent of Parrot releases
790 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
791 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
792 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
793 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
794 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
795 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
796 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
797 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
798 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
799 + XopX is now Xop
800 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
801 + added min= and max= metaoperators
802 + many many bugfixes
803 + publish release schedule
804 + documentation improvements
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