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836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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1 New in 2009-10 release
2 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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3 + more Complex trig functions
ffe6481 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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4 + pure Perl implementation of the Complex type
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5 + some variants of the new series operator
6 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
7 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
8 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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9 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
10 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
11 + new, faster low level Signature type
12 + improved Signature introspection
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14 New in 2009-09 release
15 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
16 + Rat (rational) numbers
17 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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18 + contextual variables
19 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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20 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
21 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
22 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
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8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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24 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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25 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
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26 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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27 + separate Perl 6 meta class
28 + introspection on roles
29 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
30 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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31 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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32 + moved more built-ins into the setting
33 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
34 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
35 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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36 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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37 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
38 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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39 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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40 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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41 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
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42 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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43 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
44 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
45 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
46 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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48 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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49 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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50 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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51 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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52 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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53 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
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54 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
55 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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56 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
57 considered a success
58 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
59 + added List.rotate builtin
60 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
61 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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62 + introspection of roles and attributes
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de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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64 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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65 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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66 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
67 + method calls are now faster
68 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
69 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
70 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
71 + type checking of implicit return values
72 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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73 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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74 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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75 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
76 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
77 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
78 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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79 + improved Unicode string handling
80 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
81 + many performance improvements
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ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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83 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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84 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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85 + basic support for custom operators
86 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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87 + meta operator support for custom operators
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88 + cross-language library loading
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89 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
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90 + implemented Regex type
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91 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
92 + .name method on routines
93 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
94 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
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95 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
96 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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97 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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98 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
99 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
100 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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101 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
102 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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103 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
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104 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
105 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
106 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
107 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
108 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
109 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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110 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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111 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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113 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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114 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
115 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
116 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
117 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
118 + typed arrays and hashes
119 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
120 + .invert and .push on Hashes
121 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
122 + parallel testing
123 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
124 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
125 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
126 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
127 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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128 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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129 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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130 + moved many methods to the setting
131 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
132 + implemented START blocks
133 + implemented roots builtin
134 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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135 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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136 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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137 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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138 + .readline is now .get
139 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
140 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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142 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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143 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
144 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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145 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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146 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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147 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
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148 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
149 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
150 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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151 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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152 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
153 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
154 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
155 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
156 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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157 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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158 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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160 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
161 + first release independent of Parrot releases
162 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
163 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
164 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
165 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
166 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
167 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
168 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
169 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
170 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
171 + XopX is now Xop
172 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
173 + added min= and max= metaoperators
174 + many many bugfixes
175 + publish release schedule
176 + documentation improvements
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