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1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
1 New in 2012.03
2 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
3 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
4 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn 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 @jnthn 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 add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
11 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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12
0bcf489 @jnthn 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 @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
15 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn 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 @jnthn 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 update ChangeLog
moritz authored
23 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn 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 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 update ChangeLog
moritz authored
40 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
41 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn 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 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
46 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
47
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
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 @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
56 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn 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 @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
73 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
74 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
75 + fixed regex backtracking into subrules and captures
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
jnthn authored
76
4a57bd7 @jnthn 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 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
82 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
83 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
84 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn 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 @jnthn 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 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 preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
105 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
106
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
107 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
108 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn 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 add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
111 + correct default values for natively typed variables
112 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
113 + improved support for natively typed variables
114 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
115 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
116 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz 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 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
120 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
121 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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122
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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123 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz 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 fill ChangeLog a bit
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127 + performance improvements of MapIter
128 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
129 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
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130 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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131
313b687 @moritz 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 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
135 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz 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 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
139 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz 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 @jnthn 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 add some few ChangeLog entries
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163
c2194d6 @moritz 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 @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
186 New in 2011.04 release
187 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [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 @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
190
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
191 New in 2011.03 release
192 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [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 make assignment type check errors more informative
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197
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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198 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
199 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [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 [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 [docs] update ChangeLog
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206 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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207
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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208 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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209 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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210 + 'handles RoleName' now works
211 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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212 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
213 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
214 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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215
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
216 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
217 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
218 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [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 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
225 + Buf.decode fixed
226 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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227
9256321 @moritz [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 @masak [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 [docs] update ChangeLog
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239
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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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 [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 $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
245 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
246 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
247 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
248 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
249 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
250
251 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
252 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
253 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
254 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
255 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
256 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
257 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
258 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
259 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
260 + Bool.pick
261 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
262
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
263 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
264 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
265 + updated ROADMAP
266 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw 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 allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
273
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
274 New in 2010.07 release
275 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz 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 update ChnageLog
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283 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
284 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz 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 update ChnageLog
moritz authored
286 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
287 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz 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 @jnthn 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 @jnthn Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
jnthn authored
296 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
297
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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298 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
299 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
300 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
301 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [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 update ChangeLog
moritz authored
305 + proper Perl 6 match objects
306 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
307 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
308 + basic version of Str.trans
309 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
310 + @*ARGS is now read-write
311 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
312 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
313 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
314
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
315 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
316 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [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 @colomon 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 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
328 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
329
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
330 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
331 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
332 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [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 [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
336 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
337 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
338 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [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 [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
341 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
342 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
343 + &[+] short name for infix operators
344 + hash slices
345 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
346 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [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 [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
351 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn 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 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
357
a8d808f @masak [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 @masak [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 @masak [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 @jnthn 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 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
374 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
375 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn 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 @masak [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 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
398 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [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 @jnthn 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 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
406 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn 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 @masak [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 @pmichaud 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 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
446 New in 2009-11 release
447 + 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
448 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
449 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
450 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [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 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
455
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
456 New in 2009-10 release
457 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
458 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
459 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [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 [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 mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
468 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn 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 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
475
4b9cd2d @moritz [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 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
480 + contextual variables
481 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud 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 [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
485
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
486 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud 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 [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
488 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [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 @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
493 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [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 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
498 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
499 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
500 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
501 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
502 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
503 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
504 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn 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 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
509
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
510 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
511 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
512 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
513 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
514 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
515 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
516 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
517 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [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 @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
524 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
525
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
526 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
527 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [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 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
535 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
536 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud 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 @pmichaud 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 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
544
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
545 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
546 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
547 + basic support for custom operators
548 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
549 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
550 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
551 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
552 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [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 [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
557 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
558 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
559 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
560 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
561 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
562 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [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 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
565 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn 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 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
572 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
573 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
574
575 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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 [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
590 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
591 + 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
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 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
597 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
598 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
599 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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 [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
603
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
604 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
605 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
606 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
607 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
608 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
609 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud 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 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
613 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn 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 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
619 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
620 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
621
4bb9d8d @pmichaud 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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