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f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
1 New in 2012.07
2 + Deprecated SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting
582c906 @moritz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
3 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 @jnthn Add a note on meta-object improvement to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
4 + The built-in meta-objects (such as Metamodel::ClassHOW) now inherit from Any
88a9d69 @moritz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
moritz authored
5 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
1180041 @moritz Exception.fail
moritz authored
6 + Exception.fail
9394f7d @moritz &dir rework part 2
moritz authored
7 + Changed &dir to return IO::File and IO::Dir objects, not strings
1edbd37 @moritz anonymous subset types with "subset :: where ...;"
moritz authored
8 + anonymous subset types with subset :: where ...;
5ee1f1e @pmichaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
pmichaud authored
9 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
10
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
11 New in 2012.06
5cff505 @moritz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
12 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
13 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
14 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
15 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
16 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
17 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
18 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 @moritz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
19 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
20 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
21 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 @moritz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
22 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 @moritz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
23 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 @jnthn Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
24 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
25 + require with argument list
de72404 @moritz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
26 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
27 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 @jnthn Make | flattening work on pairs, which flatten as named arguments.
jnthn authored
28 + can now use | to flatten a pair into an argument list as a named argument
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
29
5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
30 New in 2012.05
31 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
32 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
33 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
34 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
35 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
moritz authored
36 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
37 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
38 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
39 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
40 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
41 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
42 + ms// fixed
43 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
44 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
45 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d @tadzik [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
46 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
47 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
48 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
49 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
50 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
51 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
52 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
53 + enumeration types can be used as roles
54 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
55 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
56 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
57 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
58 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
59 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
60 + support for non-Int enums
61 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb @jnthn Few ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
62 + chmod now available as a function
63 + roundrobin implemented
64 + fixed a bug in precompilation of modules that use roles from other modules
eb05804 @jnthn Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
65 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 @jnthn Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
66 + implemented substr-rw, which provides an l-value (assignable) substring
22c12b0 @jnthn First crack at <~~> in regexes. Note that <~~0> and <~~beer> are NYI, an...
jnthn authored
67 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 @moritz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
68 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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69
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
70 New in 2012.04.1
71 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
72 + more robust module precompilation
73 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
74 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
75 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
76 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
77 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
78 + improved Parameter.perl
79 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
80 + improved --help output
81 + install precompiled test module for speedup
82 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
83 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
84
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
85 New in 2012.04
86 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
87 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
88 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
89 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
90 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
91 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
92 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
93 + implemented Routine.package
94 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
95 + warnings now have line numbers
96 + brought back Str.indent
97 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
98 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
99 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
100 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
101 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
102 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
103 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
104 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
105 + added $*PERL
106 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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107
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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108 New in 2012.03
109 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
110 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
111 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
112 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
113 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
114 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
115 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
116 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
117 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
118 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
119 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
120 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
121 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
122 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
123 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
124 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
125 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
126 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
127 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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128
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
129 New in 2012.02
130 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
131 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
132 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
133 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
134 + implemented <prior>
135 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
136 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
137 + conjugate is now called conj
138 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
139 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
140 + implemented Match.make(...) method
141 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
142 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
143 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
144 + List.tree made more useful
145 + implemented rename and copy functions
146 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
147 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
148 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
149 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
150 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
151 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
152 + improved backtraces
153 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
154 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
155 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
156 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
157 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
158 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
159 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
160 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
161 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
162 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
163
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
jnthn authored
164 New in 2012.01
165 + -c command line option re-implemented
166 + take flattening bug fixed
167 + duplicate named parameter names detected
168 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
169 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
170 + better Routine.perl
171 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
172 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
173 + Array.delete implemented
174 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
175 + improved parameter introspection
176 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
177 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
178 + binding to array and hash elements
179 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
180 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
181 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
182 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
183 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
184 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
185 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
186 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
187 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
188 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
189 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
190 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
191 + 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 bef...
jnthn authored
192
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
193 New in 2011.12
194 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
195 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
196 + backslash sequences in character classes
197 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
198 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
199 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
200 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
201 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
202 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
203 + implemented .trans on strings
204 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
205 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
206 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
207 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
208 + some parametric role fixes
209 + can now use but operator with a type object
210 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
211 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
212 + implemented getc
213 + implemented .WALK
214 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
215 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
216 + implemented Proxy class
217 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
218 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
219 + updated docs/ROADMAP
220 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
221 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
222
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
223 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
224 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
225 + big integer support
226 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
227 + correct default values for natively typed variables
228 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
229 + improved support for natively typed variables
230 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
231 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
232 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
233 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
234 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
235 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
236 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
237 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
238
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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239 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
240 + operators and functions with native type arguments
241 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
242 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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243 + performance improvements of MapIter
244 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
245 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
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246 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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247
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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248 New in 2011.09
249 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
250 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
251 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
252 + much more robust handling of infinite list
253 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
254 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
255 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
256 + improved enum support
257 + basic 'constant' declarator
258 + .WHAT and friends as macros
259 + chrs sub and method
260 + support for .gist
261 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
262 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
263 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
264 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
265 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
266 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
267 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
268 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
269 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
270 + better handling of type variables
271 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
272 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
273 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
274 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
275 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
276 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
277 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
278 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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279
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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280 New in 2011.07
281 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
282 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
283 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
284
285 New in 2011.06
286 + added take-rw built-in
287 + numerous build system improvements
288 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
289
290 New in 2011.05 release
291 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
292 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
293 + build system improvements
294 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
295 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
296 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
297 + implemented Int.base
298 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
299 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
300 + overall performance speedups
301
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
302 New in 2011.04 release
303 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
304 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
305 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
306
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
307 New in 2011.03 release
308 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
309 + -n and -p command line options
310 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
311 + implemented complex conjugation
312 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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313
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
314 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
315 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
316 + more robust numeric exponentation
317 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
318 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
319 + various constructs now return Nil
320 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
321 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
322 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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323
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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324 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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325 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
326 + 'handles RoleName' now works
327 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
328 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
329 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
330 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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331
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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332 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
333 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
334 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
335 + don't register names of anon types
336 + configuration improvements
337 + updated Any functions
338 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
339 + implemented Hash.hash
340 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
341 + Buf.decode fixed
342 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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343
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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344 New in 2010.11 release
345 + now works with parrot on git
346 + implemented qw//
347 + 5x speedup of .trans
348 + various improvements to Set
349 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
350 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
351 + implemented &elems
352 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
353 + improvement on hyperoperators
354 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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355
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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356 New in 2010.10 release
357 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
358 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
359 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
360 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
361 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
362 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
363 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
364 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
365 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
366
367 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
368 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
369 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
370 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
371 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
372 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
373 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
374 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
375 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
376 + Bool.pick
377 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
378
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
379 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
380 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
381 + updated ROADMAP
382 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
383 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
384 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
385 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
386 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
387 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
388 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
389
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
390 New in 2010.07 release
391 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
392 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
393 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
394 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
395 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
396 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
397 + more robust closures
398 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
399 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
400 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
401 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
402 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
403 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
404 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
405 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
406 + custom circumfix operators
407 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
408 + weighted Hash.pick
409 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
410 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
411 + 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
412 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
413
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
414 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
415 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
416 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
417 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
418 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
419 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
420 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
421 + proper Perl 6 match objects
422 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
423 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
424 + basic version of Str.trans
425 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
426 + @*ARGS is now read-write
427 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
428 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
429 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
430
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
431 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
432 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
433 + manual pages are now installed
434 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
435 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
436 + many improvements to numeric handling
437 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
438 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
439 + basic enum implementation
440 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
441 + turned on an additional 47 test files
442 + further improved error messages
443 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
444 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
445
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
446 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
447 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
448 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
449 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
450 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
451 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
452 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
453 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
454 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
455 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
456 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
457 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
458 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
459 + &[+] short name for infix operators
460 + hash slices
461 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
462 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
463 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
464 signatures
465 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
466 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
467 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
468 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
469 + implemented $*PID
470 + method introspection works again
471 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
472 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
473
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
474 New in 2010.03 release
475 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
476 updates, making them faster and more complete
477 + .^parent now works again
478 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
479 + Hash creation has been optimized
480 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
481 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
482 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
483 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
484 + The statement modifier for loop works again
485 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
486 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
487 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
488 some of it leading to mild speedups
489 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
490 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
491 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
492 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
493 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
494 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
495 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
496 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
497 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
498 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
499 + Added back @*INC
500 + Read-only %*ENV support
501 + Grammars work again
502 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
503 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
504 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
505 + Add back many of the file test methods
506 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
507 modules through Rakudo *
508 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
509 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
510 version by default if multiple are available.
511 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
512 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
513 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
514 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
515 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
516 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
517 the available candidates
518 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
519 + Many cases of smart-match work again
520 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
521 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
522 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
523 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
524 + Array.rotate added back
525 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
526 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
527 + Various other bug fixes
528 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
529
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
530 New in 2010.02 release
531 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
532 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
533 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
534 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
535 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
536 suggests
537 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
538 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
539 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
540 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
541 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
542 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
543 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
544 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
545 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
546 + 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
547 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
548 is still ongoing
549 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
550 better with various package management systems
551
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
552 New in 2010-01 release
553 + Added method form of eval.
554 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
555 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
556 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
557
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
558 New in 2009-12 release
559 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
560 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
561
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
562 New in 2009-11 release
563 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nested...
jnthn authored
564 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
565 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
566 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
567 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
568 number of bytes which will be received
569 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
570 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
571
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
572 New in 2009-10 release
573 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
574 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
575 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
576 + some variants of the new series operator
577 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
578 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
579 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
580 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
581 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
582 + new, faster low level Signature type
583 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
584 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
585 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
586 + signature literals now supported
587 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
588 + attributive parameters implemented
589 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
590 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
591
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
592 New in 2009-09 release
593 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
594 + Rat (rational) numbers
595 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
596 + contextual variables
597 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
598 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
599 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
600 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
601
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
602 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
603 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
604 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
605 + separate Perl 6 meta class
606 + introspection on roles
607 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
608 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
609 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
610 + moved more built-ins into the setting
611 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
612 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
613 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
614 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
615 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
616 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
617 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
618 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
619 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
620 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
621 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
622 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
623 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
624 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
625
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
626 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
627 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
628 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
629 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
630 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
631 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
632 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
633 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
634 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
635 considered a success
636 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
637 + added List.rotate builtin
638 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
639 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
640 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
641
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
642 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
643 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
644 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
645 + method calls are now faster
646 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
647 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
648 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
649 + type checking of implicit return values
650 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
651 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
652 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
653 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
654 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
655 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
656 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
657 + improved Unicode string handling
658 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
659 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
660
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
661 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
662 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
663 + basic support for custom operators
664 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
665 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
666 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
667 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
668 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
669 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
670 + .name method on routines
671 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
672 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
673 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
674 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
675 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
676 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
677 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
678 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
679 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
680 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
681 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
682 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
683 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
684 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
685 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
686 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
687 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
688 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
689 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
690
691 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
692 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
693 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
694 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
695 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
696 + typed arrays and hashes
697 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
698 + .invert and .push on Hashes
699 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
700 + parallel testing
701 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
702 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
703 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
704 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
705 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
706 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
707 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
708 + moved many methods to the setting
709 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
710 + implemented START blocks
711 + implemented roots builtin
712 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
713 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
714 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
715 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
716 + .readline is now .get
717 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
718 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
719
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
720 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
721 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
722 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
723 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
724 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
725 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
726 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
727 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
728 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
729 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
730 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
731 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
732 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
733 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
734 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
735 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
736 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
737
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
738 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
739 + first release independent of Parrot releases
740 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
741 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
742 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
743 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
744 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
745 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
746 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
747 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
748 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
749 + XopX is now Xop
750 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
751 + added min= and max= metaoperators
752 + many many bugfixes
753 + publish release schedule
754 + documentation improvements
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