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81cd16f Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
1 New in 2012.09.1
e095de4 Moritz Lenz sub forms of is-prime and expmod
moritz authored
2 + is-prime and expmod
9af8f20 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
3 + smart matching against Signature literals
fea947c Jonathan Worthington A couple of ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
4 + binding to signatures in declarators
5 + the is hidden and base traits
81cd16f Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
6 + ability to set encoding on sockets temporarily removed (reverts to 2012.08 behavior)
30a13c1 Moritz Lenz implement :60[..] with decimal dot
moritz authored
7 + :60[24, 59, 59] radix form
2e33656 Moritz Lenz add expmod and is-prime
moritz authored
8
acc9484 Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
13 + support for indirect type names in routine and type declarations
54030c3 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz export trait for constants
moritz authored
16 + support for "is export" traits on constants
d1f4dc7 Moritz Lenz implement wordcase, deprecate capitalize
moritz authored
17 + implemented Str.wordcase
0e36b2d Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
22
4fe23e7 Moritz Lenz implement tclc
moritz authored
23 New in 2012.08
24 + tclc implemented
85541f0 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
25 + --> ReturnType in signatures and prefix type constraints of routine return
5e1b9a8 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
26 types are honored
96699c0 Jonathan Worthington Be a little more precise/informative about magnitude of memory improveme...
jnthn authored
27 + reduced memory usage at build time by around 35% - 40%
8c740aa Moritz Lenz 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 Jonathan Worthington Mention PIRT.
jnthn authored
30 + switched to new internal AST and backend representations (QAST and PIRT)
3a20b76 Moritz Lenz remove some deprecated subs and methods
moritz authored
31 + removed deprecated routines Str.bytes and Str.lcfirst/&lcfirst
7c4c8b1 Moritz Lenz mention trait exception improvements in ChangeLog
moritz authored
32 + errors from traits now contain file name and line number
e3d4092 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog with IO::{File,Dir} removal
moritz authored
33 + IO::File and IO::Dir have been removed
5e1b9a8 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz Detect and carp at circular module loading
moritz authored
38 + detect circularities in module loading
449f30f Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
39 + sigilless variables in signatures when proeceed by | or \
de84a76 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz implement tclc
moritz authored
45
f2e4257 Patrick R. Michaud 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 Lenz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
48 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
moritz authored
50 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
cfe8e56 Moritz Lenz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
51 + Exception.fail, .resumable and .resume
52 + Changed &dir to return IO::Path objects, not strings
5ee1f1e Patrick R. Michaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
pmichaud authored
53 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
55cf00a Moritz Lenz [docs/ChangeLog] &spurt, &slurp with :bin
moritz authored
54 + &slurp now supports :bin
55 + &spurt implemented
cfe8e56 Moritz Lenz 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 Patrick R. Michaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
60
038718f Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
61 New in 2012.06
5cff505 Moritz Lenz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
62 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 Patrick R. Michaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
63 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
64 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
65 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
66 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
67 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
68 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 Moritz Lenz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
69 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
70 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
71 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 Moritz Lenz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
72 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 Moritz Lenz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
73 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 Jonathan Worthington Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
74 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
75 + require with argument list
de72404 Moritz Lenz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
76 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 Patrick R. Michaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
77 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
79
5552804 Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz Implement -M option
moritz authored
86 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f Moritz Lenz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
87 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 Jonathan Worthington Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
88 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
89 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
90 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
91 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
92 + ms// fixed
93 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
94 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd Moritz Lenz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
95 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d Tadeusz Sośnierz [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
96 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd Moritz Lenz update changelog
moritz authored
97 + lib.pm
c2634bd Moritz Lenz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
98 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
99 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 Moritz Lenz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
100 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae Moritz Lenz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
101 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz three more changelog items
moritz authored
105 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 Jonathan Worthington Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
106 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de Moritz Lenz three more changelog items
moritz authored
107 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
110 + support for non-Int enums
111 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
115 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 Jonathan Worthington Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
116 + implemented substr-rw, which provides an l-value (assignable) substring
22c12b0 Jonathan Worthington First crack at <~~> in regexes. Note that <~~0> and <~~beer> are NYI, an...
jnthn authored
117 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 Moritz Lenz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
118 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd Moritz Lenz update changelog
moritz authored
119
b1d764d Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
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 Patrick R. Michaud 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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
135 New in 2012.04
136 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
137 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 Jonathan Worthington Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
138 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
139 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
140 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
141 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
142 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
143 + implemented Routine.package
144 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
145 + warnings now have line numbers
146 + brought back Str.indent
147 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
148 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
149 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 Jonathan Worthington Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
150 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
151 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
152 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
153 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c Moritz Lenz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
154 + improved --doc output
73b1756 Will Coleda update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
155 + added $*PERL
156 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
157
1c93f3c Moritz Lenz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
158 New in 2012.03
159 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
160 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
161 + more typed exceptions
4536120 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
168 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
173 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb Moritz Lenz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
174 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b Moritz Lenz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
175 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 Jonathan Worthington Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
176 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
177 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c Moritz Lenz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
178
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
181 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
189 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz 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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
206 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
207 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
212 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
213
de59b4b Jonathan Worthington Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
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 Jonathan Worthington Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
222 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
239 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
240 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 Moritz Lenz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
241 + fixed regex backtracking into subrules and captures
de59b4b Jonathan Worthington Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
jnthn authored
242
4a57bd7 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
248 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
249 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de Jonathan Worthington Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
250 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz 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 Lenz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
271 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
272
cbc652c Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
273 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 Jonathan Worthington Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
274 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
277 + correct default values for natively typed variables
278 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
279 + improved support for natively typed variables
280 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
281 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa Jonathan Worthington Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
282 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b Moritz Lenz 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 Jonathan Worthington Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
286 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 Jonathan Worthington Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
287 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
288
739000f Moritz Lenz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
289 New in 2011.10
05d6117 Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
293 + performance improvements of MapIter
294 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
295 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
296 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f Moritz Lenz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
297
313b687 Moritz Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
298 New in 2011.09
299 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
300 + many speedups
a979ded Jonathan Worthington Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
301 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 Moritz Lenz 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 Jonathan Worthington Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
305 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 Moritz Lenz 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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
329
c2194d6 Moritz Lenz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
moritz authored
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 Tadeusz Sośnierz Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
352 New in 2011.04 release
353 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e Moritz Lenz [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 Tadeusz Sośnierz Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
356
14319fc Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz [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 Lenz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
363
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
364 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a Moritz Lenz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
365 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
366 + more robust numeric exponentation
367 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
372 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
373
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
374 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
375 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
376 + 'handles RoleName' now works
377 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
378 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
379 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 Moritz Lenz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
380 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
381
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
382 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 Nuno Carvalho [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
383 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
384 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 Nuno Carvalho [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 Nuno Carvalho [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
391 + Buf.decode fixed
392 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
393
9256321 Moritz Lenz [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 Carl Mäsak [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 Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
405
13c8a23 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [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 $*TZ
0647023 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
411 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
412 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
413 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
414 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
415 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
416
417 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 Carl Mäsak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
418 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
419 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
420 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
421 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
422 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
423 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
424 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
425 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
426 + Bool.pick
427 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
428
c1e19af Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
429 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 Moritz Lenz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
430 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
431 + updated ROADMAP
432 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 Matthew Walton 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 Lenz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
439
c6a829d Moritz Lenz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
440 New in 2010.07 release
441 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
449 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
450 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 Moritz Lenz 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 Lenz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
452 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 Jonathan Worthington Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
453 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 Moritz Lenz 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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
jnthn authored
462 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d Moritz Lenz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
463
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
464 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
465 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
466 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
467 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 Carl Mäsak [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 Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
471 + proper Perl 6 match objects
472 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b Moritz Lenz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
473 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
474 + basic version of Str.trans
475 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
476 + @*ARGS is now read-write
477 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 Carl Mäsak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
478 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
479 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
480
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
481 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 Solomon Foster Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
482 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [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 Solomon Foster 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 Solomon Foster Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
494 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
495
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
496 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
497 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
498 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
502 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
503 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
504 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
507 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
508 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
509 + &[+] short name for infix operators
510 + hash slices
511 + signature literals
98f05df Jonathan Worthington Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
512 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
517 + implemented type Cool
98f05df Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
523
a8d808f Carl Mäsak [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 Carl Mäsak [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 Carl Mäsak [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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
540 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df Jonathan Worthington Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
541 + Array.delete works again
d537cea Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [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 Jonathan Worthington Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
564 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 Carl Mäsak [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 Jonathan Worthington 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 Solomon Foster Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
572 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea Jonathan Worthington 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 Carl Mäsak [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 Patrick R. Michaud 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 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
612 New in 2009-11 release
613 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 Jonathan Worthington Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nested...
jnthn authored
614 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
615 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
616 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a Carl Mäsak [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 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
621
836c8c8 Moritz Lenz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
622 New in 2009-10 release
623 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
624 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed Jonathan Worthington Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
625 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [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 Lenz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
634 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
641
4b9cd2d Moritz Lenz [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 Patrick R. Michaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
646 + contextual variables
647 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f Patrick R. Michaud 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 Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
651
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
652 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d Patrick R. Michaud 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 Lenz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
654 itself
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [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 Patrick R. Michaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
659 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [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 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
664 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
665 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
666 output from is()
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
667 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
668 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
669 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
670 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington 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 Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
675
7187b9f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
676 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
677 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
678 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
679 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
680 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
681 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
682 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
683 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af Moritz Lenz [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 Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
690 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
691
de1e9f0 Moritz Lenz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
692 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 Patrick R. Michaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
693 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 Moritz Lenz [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 Patrick R. Michaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
701 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 Patrick R. Michaud More news.
pmichaud authored
702 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 Patrick R. Michaud 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 Patrick R. Michaud 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 Lenz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
710
ffcde86 Moritz Lenz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
711 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
712 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
713 + basic support for custom operators
714 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
715 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
716 + cross-language library loading
222993f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
717 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
718 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 Moritz Lenz [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 Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
723 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
724 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
725 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
726 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
727 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
728 + documented build dependencies
222993f Moritz Lenz [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 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
731 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 Jonathan Worthington 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 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
738 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
739 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 Moritz Lenz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
740
741 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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 Lenz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
756 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
757 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
763 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
764 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
765 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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 Lenz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
769
db1e872 Patrick R. Michaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
770 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
771 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
772 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea Moritz Lenz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
773 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
774 + added R metaoperator
84920ea Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
775 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da Patrick R. Michaud 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 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
779 + added "state" variables
cba1557 Jonathan Worthington 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 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
785 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 Jonathan Worthington Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
786 + many other bug fixes
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
787
4bb9d8d Patrick R. Michaud 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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