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313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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1 New in 2011.09
2 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
3 + many speedups
4 + much more robust handling of infinite list
5 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
6 + :U and :D type modifiers
7 + protos now conform to the new spec
8 + improved enum support
9 + basic 'constant' declarator
10 + .WHAT and friends as macros
11 + chrs sub and method
12 + support for .gist
13 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
14 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
15 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
16 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
17 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
18 + basic support for .WHY
19
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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20 New in 2011.07
21 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
22 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
23 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
24
25 New in 2011.06
26 + added take-rw built-in
27 + numerous build system improvements
28 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
29
30 New in 2011.05 release
31 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
32 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
33 + build system improvements
34 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
35 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
36 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
37 + implemented Int.base
38 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
39 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
40 + overall performance speedups
41
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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42 New in 2011.04 release
43 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
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44 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
45 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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46
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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47 New in 2011.03 release
48 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
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49 + -n and -p command line options
50 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
51 + implemented complex conjugation
52 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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53
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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54 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
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55 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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56 + more robust numeric exponentation
57 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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58 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
59 + various constructs now return Nil
60 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
61 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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62 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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63
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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64 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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65 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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66 + 'handles RoleName' now works
67 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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68 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
69 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
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70 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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71
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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72 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
73 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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74 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
75 + don't register names of anon types
76 + configuration improvements
77 + updated Any functions
78 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
79 + implemented Hash.hash
80 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
81 + Buf.decode fixed
82 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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83
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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84 New in 2010.11 release
85 + now works with parrot on git
86 + implemented qw//
87 + 5x speedup of .trans
88 + various improvements to Set
89 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
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90 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
91 + implemented &elems
92 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
93 + improvement on hyperoperators
94 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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95
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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96 New in 2010.10 release
97 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
98 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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99 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
100 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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101 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
102 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
103 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
104 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
105 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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106
107 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
108 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
109 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
110 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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111 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
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112 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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113 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
114 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
115 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
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116 + Bool.pick
117 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
118
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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119 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
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120 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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121 + updated ROADMAP
122 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
123 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
124 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
125 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
126 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
127 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
128 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
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129
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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130 New in 2010.07 release
131 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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132 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
133 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
134 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
135 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
136 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
137 + more robust closures
138 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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139 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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140 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
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141 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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142 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
143 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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144 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
145 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
146 + custom circumfix operators
147 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
148 + weighted Hash.pick
149 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
150 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
151 + 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
152 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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153
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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154 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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155 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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156 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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157 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
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158 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
159 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
160 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
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161 + proper Perl 6 match objects
162 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
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163 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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164 + basic version of Str.trans
165 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
166 + @*ARGS is now read-write
167 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
168 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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169 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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170
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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171 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
172 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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173 + manual pages are now installed
174 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
175 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
176 + many improvements to numeric handling
177 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
178 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
179 + basic enum implementation
180 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
181 + turned on an additional 47 test files
182 + further improved error messages
183 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
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184 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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185
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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186 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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187 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
188 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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189 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
190 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
191 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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192 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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193 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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194 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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195 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
196 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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197 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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198 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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199 + &[+] short name for infix operators
200 + hash slices
201 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
202 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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203 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
204 signatures
205 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
206 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
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207 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
208 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
209 + implemented $*PID
210 + method introspection works again
211 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
212 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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213
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
214 New in 2010.03 release
215 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
216 updates, making them faster and more complete
217 + .^parent now works again
218 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
219 + Hash creation has been optimized
220 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
221 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
222 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
223 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
224 + The statement modifier for loop works again
225 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
226 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
227 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
228 some of it leading to mild speedups
229 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
230 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
231 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
232 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
233 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
234 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
235 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
236 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
237 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
238 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
239 + Added back @*INC
240 + Read-only %*ENV support
241 + Grammars work again
242 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
243 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
244 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
245 + Add back many of the file test methods
246 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
247 modules through Rakudo *
248 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
249 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
250 version by default if multiple are available.
251 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
252 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
253 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
254 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
255 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
256 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
257 the available candidates
258 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
259 + Many cases of smart-match work again
260 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
261 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
262 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
263 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
264 + Array.rotate added back
265 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
266 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
267 + Various other bug fixes
268 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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269
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
270 New in 2010.02 release
271 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
272 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
273 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
274 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
275 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
276 suggests
277 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
278 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
279 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
280 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
281 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
282 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
283 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
284 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
285 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
286 + 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
287 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
288 is still ongoing
289 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
290 better with various package management systems
291
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
292 New in 2010-01 release
293 + Added method form of eval.
294 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
295 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
296 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
297
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
298 New in 2009-12 release
299 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
300 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
301
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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302 New in 2009-11 release
303 + 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
304 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
305 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
306 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
307 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
308 number of bytes which will be received
309 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
310 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
311
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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312 New in 2009-10 release
313 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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314 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
315 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
316 + some variants of the new series operator
317 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
318 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
319 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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320 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
321 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
322 + new, faster low level Signature type
323 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
324 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
325 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
326 + signature literals now supported
327 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
328 + attributive parameters implemented
329 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
330 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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331
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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332 New in 2009-09 release
333 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
334 + Rat (rational) numbers
335 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
336 + contextual variables
337 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
338 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
339 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
340 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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341
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
342 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
343 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
344 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
345 + separate Perl 6 meta class
346 + introspection on roles
347 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
348 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
349 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
350 + moved more built-ins into the setting
351 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
352 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
353 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
354 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
355 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
356 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
357 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
358 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
359 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
360 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
361 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
362 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
363 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
364 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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365
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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366 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
367 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
368 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
369 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
370 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
371 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
372 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
373 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
374 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
375 considered a success
376 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
377 + added List.rotate builtin
378 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
379 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
380 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
381
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
382 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
383 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
384 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
385 + method calls are now faster
386 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
387 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
388 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
389 + type checking of implicit return values
390 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
391 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
392 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
393 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
394 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
395 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
396 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
397 + improved Unicode string handling
398 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
399 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
400
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
401 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
402 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
403 + basic support for custom operators
404 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
405 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
406 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
407 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
408 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
409 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
410 + .name method on routines
411 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
412 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
413 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
414 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
415 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
416 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
417 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
418 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
419 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
420 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
421 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
422 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
423 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
424 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
425 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
426 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
427 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
428 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
429 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
430
431 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
432 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
433 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
434 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
435 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
436 + typed arrays and hashes
437 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
438 + .invert and .push on Hashes
439 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
440 + parallel testing
441 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
442 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
443 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
444 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
445 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
446 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
447 + 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
448 + moved many methods to the setting
449 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
450 + implemented START blocks
451 + implemented roots builtin
452 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
453 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
454 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
455 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
456 + .readline is now .get
457 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
458 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
459
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
460 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
461 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
462 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
463 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
464 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
465 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
466 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
467 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
468 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
469 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
470 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
471 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
472 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
473 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
474 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
475 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
476 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
477
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
478 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
479 + first release independent of Parrot releases
480 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
481 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
482 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
483 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
484 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
485 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
486 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
487 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
488 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
489 + XopX is now Xop
490 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
491 + added min= and max= metaoperators
492 + many many bugfixes
493 + publish release schedule
494 + documentation improvements
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