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1c93f3c Moritz Lenz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
1 New in 2012.03
2 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
3 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
4 + more typed exceptions
4536120 Jonathan Worthington A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
5 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
6 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 Jonathan Worthington Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
7 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
8 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
9 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
10 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea Moritz Lenz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
11 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
1c93f3c Moritz Lenz bump NQP revision
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12
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
13 New in 2012.02
14 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a Jonathan Worthington More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
15 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
16 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
17 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
18 + implemented <prior>
19 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
20 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a Jonathan Worthington More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
21 + conjugate is now called conj
22 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
23 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a Jonathan Worthington More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
24 + implemented Match.make(...) method
25 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
26 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
27 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
28 + List.tree made more useful
29 + implemented rename and copy functions
30 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
31 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
32 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
33 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
34 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
35 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
36 + improved backtraces
37 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
38 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
39 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
40 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
41 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f Jonathan Worthington A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
42 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
43 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
44 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
45 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
46 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 Jonathan Worthington Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
47
de59b4b Jonathan Worthington Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
jnthn authored
48 New in 2012.01
49 + -c command line option re-implemented
50 + take flattening bug fixed
51 + duplicate named parameter names detected
52 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
53 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
54 + better Routine.perl
55 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b Jonathan Worthington Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
56 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe Jonathan Worthington Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
57 + Array.delete implemented
58 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
59 + improved parameter introspection
60 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
61 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
62 + binding to array and hash elements
63 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
64 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
65 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
66 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
67 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
68 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
69 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
70 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
71 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
72 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b Jonathan Worthington Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
73 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
74 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 Moritz Lenz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
75 + 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
76
4a57bd7 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
77 New in 2011.12
78 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
79 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
80 + backslash sequences in character classes
81 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
82 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
83 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de Jonathan Worthington Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
84 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
85 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
86 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
87 + implemented .trans on strings
88 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
89 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
90 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
91 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
92 + some parametric role fixes
93 + can now use but operator with a type object
94 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
95 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
96 + implemented getc
97 + implemented .WALK
98 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
99 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
100 + implemented Proxy class
101 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
102 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
103 + updated docs/ROADMAP
104 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 Moritz Lenz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
105 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 Jonathan Worthington Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
106
cbc652c Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
107 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 Jonathan Worthington Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
108 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b Jonathan Worthington Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
109 + big integer support
110 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
111 + correct default values for natively typed variables
112 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
113 + improved support for natively typed variables
114 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
115 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa Jonathan Worthington Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
116 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
117 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
118 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
119 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 Jonathan Worthington Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
120 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 Jonathan Worthington Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
121 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
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122
739000f Moritz Lenz fill ChangeLog a bit
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123 New in 2011.10
05d6117 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
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124 + operators and functions with native type arguments
125 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
126 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f Moritz Lenz fill ChangeLog a bit
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127 + performance improvements of MapIter
128 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
129 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
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130 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
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131
313b687 Moritz Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
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132 New in 2011.09
133 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
134 + many speedups
a979ded Jonathan Worthington Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
135 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 Moritz Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
136 + much more robust handling of infinite list
137 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
138 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded Jonathan Worthington Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
139 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 Moritz Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
140 + improved enum support
141 + basic 'constant' declarator
142 + .WHAT and friends as macros
143 + chrs sub and method
144 + support for .gist
145 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
146 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
147 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
148 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
149 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
150 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded Jonathan Worthington Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
151 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
152 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
153 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
154 + better handling of type variables
155 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
156 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
157 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
158 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
159 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
160 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
161 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
162 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 Moritz Lenz add some few ChangeLog entries
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163
c2194d6 Moritz Lenz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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164 New in 2011.07
165 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
166 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
167 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
168
169 New in 2011.06
170 + added take-rw built-in
171 + numerous build system improvements
172 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
173
174 New in 2011.05 release
175 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
176 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
177 + build system improvements
178 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
179 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
180 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
181 + implemented Int.base
182 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
183 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
184 + overall performance speedups
185
887bb5b Tadeusz Sośnierz Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
186 New in 2011.04 release
187 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e Moritz Lenz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
188 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
189 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b Tadeusz Sośnierz Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
190
14319fc Moritz Lenz make assignment type check errors more informative
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191 New in 2011.03 release
192 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
193 + -n and -p command line options
194 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
195 + implemented complex conjugation
196 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc Moritz Lenz make assignment type check errors more informative
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197
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
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198 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a Moritz Lenz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
199 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
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200 + more robust numeric exponentation
201 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
202 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
203 + various constructs now return Nil
204 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
205 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
206 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
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207
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
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208 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
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209 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
210 + 'handles RoleName' now works
211 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
212 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
213 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 Moritz Lenz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
214 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
215
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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216 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 Nuno Carvalho [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
217 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
218 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 Nuno Carvalho [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
219 + don't register names of anon types
220 + configuration improvements
221 + updated Any functions
222 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
223 + implemented Hash.hash
224 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 Nuno Carvalho [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
225 + Buf.decode fixed
226 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d Moritz Lenz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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227
9256321 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
228 New in 2010.11 release
229 + now works with parrot on git
230 + implemented qw//
231 + 5x speedup of .trans
232 + various improvements to Set
233 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
234 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
235 + implemented &elems
236 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
237 + improvement on hyperoperators
238 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
239
13c8a23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
240 New in 2010.10 release
241 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
242 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
243 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
244 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
245 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
246 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
247 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
248 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
249 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
250
251 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 Carl Mäsak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
252 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
253 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
254 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
255 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
256 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
257 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
258 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
259 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
260 + Bool.pick
261 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
262
c1e19af Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
263 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 Moritz Lenz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
264 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
265 + updated ROADMAP
266 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 Matthew Walton Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
267 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
268 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
269 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
270 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
271 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
272 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe Moritz Lenz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
273
c6a829d Moritz Lenz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
274 New in 2010.07 release
275 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
276 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
277 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
278 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
279 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
280 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
281 + more robust closures
282 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 Moritz Lenz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
283 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 Moritz Lenz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
284 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 Moritz Lenz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
285 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 Moritz Lenz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
286 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 Jonathan Worthington Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
287 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 Moritz Lenz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
288 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
289 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
290 + custom circumfix operators
291 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
292 + weighted Hash.pick
293 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 Jonathan Worthington Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
294 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
295 + 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
296 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d Moritz Lenz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
297
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
298 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
299 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
300 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
301 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
302 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
303 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
304 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
305 + proper Perl 6 match objects
306 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b Moritz Lenz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
307 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
308 + basic version of Str.trans
309 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
310 + @*ARGS is now read-write
311 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 Carl Mäsak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
312 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 Moritz Lenz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
313 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae Moritz Lenz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
314
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
315 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 Solomon Foster Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
316 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
317 + manual pages are now installed
318 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
319 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
320 + many improvements to numeric handling
321 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
322 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
323 + basic enum implementation
324 + implemented List.classify
d855135 Solomon Foster Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
325 + turned on an additional 47 test files
326 + further improved error messages
327 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 Solomon Foster Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
328 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 Moritz Lenz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
329
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
330 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
331 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
332 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
333 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
334 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
335 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
336 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
337 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
338 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
339 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
340 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
341 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 Moritz Lenz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
342 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
343 + &[+] short name for infix operators
344 + hash slices
345 + signature literals
98f05df Jonathan Worthington Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
346 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
347 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
348 signatures
349 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
350 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc Moritz Lenz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
351 + implemented type Cool
98f05df Jonathan Worthington Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
352 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
353 + implemented $*PID
354 + method introspection works again
355 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
356 + 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
357
a8d808f Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
358 New in 2010.03 release
359 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
360 updates, making them faster and more complete
361 + .^parent now works again
362 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
363 + Hash creation has been optimized
364 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
365 slight speedups
4c251d4 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
366 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
367 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
368 + The statement modifier for loop works again
369 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
370 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
371 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
372 some of it leading to mild speedups
373 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
374 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df Jonathan Worthington Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
375 + Array.delete works again
d537cea Jonathan Worthington Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
376 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
377 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
378 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
379 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
380 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
381 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
382 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
383 + Added back @*INC
384 + Read-only %*ENV support
385 + Grammars work again
386 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
387 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
388 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
389 + Add back many of the file test methods
390 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
391 modules through Rakudo *
392 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
393 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
394 version by default if multiple are available.
395 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
396 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
397 of them
d537cea Jonathan Worthington Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
398 + 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
399 + 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
400 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
401 the available candidates
402 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
403 + Many cases of smart-match work again
404 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
405 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 Solomon Foster Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
406 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea Jonathan Worthington Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
407 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
408 + Array.rotate added back
409 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
410 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
411 + Various other bug fixes
412 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
413
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
414 New in 2010.02 release
415 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
416 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
417 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
418 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
419 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
420 suggests
421 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
422 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
423 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
424 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
425 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
426 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
427 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
428 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
429 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
430 + 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
431 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
432 is still ongoing
433 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
434 better with various package management systems
435
98f43b6 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
436 New in 2010-01 release
437 + Added method form of eval.
438 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
439 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
440 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
441
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
442 New in 2009-12 release
443 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
444 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
445
b5d7e51 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
446 New in 2009-11 release
447 + 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
448 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
449 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
450 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a Carl Mäsak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
451 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
452 number of bytes which will be received
453 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
454 foreign languages
b5d7e51 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
455
836c8c8 Moritz Lenz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
456 New in 2009-10 release
457 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
458 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed Jonathan Worthington Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
459 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
460 + some variants of the new series operator
461 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
462 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
463 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
464 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
465 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
466 + new, faster low level Signature type
467 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 Moritz Lenz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
468 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed Jonathan Worthington Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
469 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
470 + signature literals now supported
471 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
472 + attributive parameters implemented
473 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
474 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 Moritz Lenz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
475
4b9cd2d Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
476 New in 2009-09 release
477 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
478 + Rat (rational) numbers
479 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d Patrick R. Michaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
480 + contextual variables
481 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
482 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
483 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
484 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
485
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
486 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d Patrick R. Michaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
487 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 Moritz Lenz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
488 itself
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
489 + separate Perl 6 meta class
490 + introspection on roles
491 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
492 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d Patrick R. Michaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
493 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
494 + moved more built-ins into the setting
495 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
496 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
497 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
498 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
499 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
500 output from is()
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
501 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
502 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
503 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
504 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
505 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
506 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
507 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
508 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d Moritz Lenz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
509
7187b9f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
510 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
511 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
512 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
513 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
514 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
515 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
516 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
517 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af Moritz Lenz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
518 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
519 considered a success
520 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
521 + added List.rotate builtin
522 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
523 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a Jonathan Worthington Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
524 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
525
de1e9f0 Moritz Lenz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
526 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 Patrick R. Michaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
527 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 Moritz Lenz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
528 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
529 + method calls are now faster
530 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
531 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
532 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
533 + type checking of implicit return values
534 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 Patrick R. Michaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
535 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 Patrick R. Michaud More news.
pmichaud authored
536 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 Patrick R. Michaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
537 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
538 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
539 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
540 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 Patrick R. Michaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
541 + improved Unicode string handling
542 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
543 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 Moritz Lenz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
544
ffcde86 Moritz Lenz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
545 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
546 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
547 + basic support for custom operators
548 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
549 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
550 + cross-language library loading
222993f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
551 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
552 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
553 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
554 + .name method on routines
555 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
556 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 Moritz Lenz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
557 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
558 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 Patrick R. Michaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
559 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
560 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
561 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
562 + documented build dependencies
222993f Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
563 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
564 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
565 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 Jonathan Worthington Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
566 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
567 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
568 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
569 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
570 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
571 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d Jonathan Worthington ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
572 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
573 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 Moritz Lenz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
574
575 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
576 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
577 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
578 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
579 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
580 + typed arrays and hashes
581 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
582 + .invert and .push on Hashes
583 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
584 + parallel testing
585 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
586 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
587 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
588 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
589 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 Moritz Lenz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
590 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
591 + 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
592 + moved many methods to the setting
593 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
594 + implemented START blocks
595 + implemented roots builtin
596 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
597 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e Jonathan Worthington Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
598 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
599 + 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
600 + .readline is now .get
601 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
602 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 Moritz Lenz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
603
db1e872 Patrick R. Michaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
604 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
605 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
606 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea Moritz Lenz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
607 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
608 + added R metaoperator
84920ea Moritz Lenz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
609 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da Patrick R. Michaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
610 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
611 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
612 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
613 + added "state" variables
cba1557 Jonathan Worthington Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
614 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
615 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
616 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
617 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
618 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
619 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 Jonathan Worthington Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
620 + many other bug fixes
80344fd Patrick R. Michaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
621
4bb9d8d Patrick R. Michaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
622 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
623 + first release independent of Parrot releases
624 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
625 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
626 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
627 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
628 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
629 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
630 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
631 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
632 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
633 + XopX is now Xop
634 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
635 + added min= and max= metaoperators
636 + many many bugfixes
637 + publish release schedule
638 + documentation improvements
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