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4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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1 New in 2009-09 release
2 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
3 + Rat (rational) numbers
4 + overloadable builtin operators
5
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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6 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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7 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
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8 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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9 + separate Perl 6 meta class
10 + introspection on roles
11 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
12 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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13 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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14 + moved more built-ins into the setting
15 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
16 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
17 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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18 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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19 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
20 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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21 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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22 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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23 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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24 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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25 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
26 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
27 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
28 + lastcall implemented
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7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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30 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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31 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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32 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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33 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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34 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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35 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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36 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
37 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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38 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
39 considered a success
40 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
41 + added List.rotate builtin
42 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
43 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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44 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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45
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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46 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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47 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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48 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
49 + method calls are now faster
50 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
51 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
52 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
53 + type checking of implicit return values
54 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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55 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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56 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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57 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
58 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
59 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
60 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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61 + improved Unicode string handling
62 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
63 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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65 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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66 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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67 + basic support for custom operators
68 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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69 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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70 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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71 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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72 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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73 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
74 + .name method on routines
75 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
76 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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77 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
78 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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79 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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80 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
81 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
82 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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83 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
84 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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85 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
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86 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
87 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
88 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
89 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
90 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
91 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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92 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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93 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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94
95 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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96 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
97 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
98 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
99 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
100 + typed arrays and hashes
101 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
102 + .invert and .push on Hashes
103 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
104 + parallel testing
105 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
106 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
107 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
108 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
109 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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110 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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111 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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112 + moved many methods to the setting
113 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
114 + implemented START blocks
115 + implemented roots builtin
116 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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117 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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118 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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119 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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120 + .readline is now .get
121 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
122 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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123
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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124 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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125 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
126 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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127 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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128 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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129 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
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130 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
131 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
132 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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133 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
134 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
135 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
136 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
137 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
138 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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139 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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140 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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141
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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142 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
143 + first release independent of Parrot releases
144 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
145 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
146 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
147 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
148 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
149 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
150 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
151 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
152 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
153 + XopX is now Xop
154 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
155 + added min= and max= metaoperators
156 + many many bugfixes
157 + publish release schedule
158 + documentation improvements
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