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739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Oct 4, 2011
1 New in 2011.10
2 + performance improvements of MapIter
3 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
4 + Exception.backtrace
5
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Sep 21, 2011
6 New in 2011.09
7 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
8 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored Sep 21, 2011
9 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Sep 21, 2011
10 + much more robust handling of infinite list
11 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
12 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored Sep 21, 2011
13 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Sep 21, 2011
14 + improved enum support
15 + basic 'constant' declarator
16 + .WHAT and friends as macros
17 + chrs sub and method
18 + support for .gist
19 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
20 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
21 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
22 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
23 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
24 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored Sep 21, 2011
25 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
26 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
27 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
28 + better handling of type variables
29 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
30 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
31 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
32 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
33 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
34 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
35 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
36 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Sep 21, 2011
37
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
moritz authored Sep 21, 2011
38 New in 2011.07
39 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
40 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
41 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
42
43 New in 2011.06
44 + added take-rw built-in
45 + numerous build system improvements
46 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
47
48 New in 2011.05 release
49 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
50 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
51 + build system improvements
52 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
53 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
54 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
55 + implemented Int.base
56 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
57 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
58 + overall performance speedups
59
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored Apr 18, 2011
60 New in 2011.04 release
61 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2011
62 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
63 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored Apr 18, 2011
64
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored Feb 19, 2011
65 New in 2011.03 release
66 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored Mar 15, 2011
67 + -n and -p command line options
68 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
69 + implemented complex conjugation
70 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored Feb 19, 2011
71
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 26, 2011
72 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored Jan 26, 2011
73 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 26, 2011
74 + more robust numeric exponentation
75 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Feb 12, 2011
76 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
77 + various constructs now return Nil
78 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored Feb 15, 2011
79 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Feb 12, 2011
80 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 26, 2011
81
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 1, 2011
82 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 11, 2011
83 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 1, 2011
84 + 'handles RoleName' now works
85 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 11, 2011
86 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
87 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored Jan 18, 2011
88 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jan 1, 2011
89
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored Dec 15, 2010
90 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored Dec 23, 2010
91 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored Dec 15, 2010
92 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored Dec 23, 2010
93 + don't register names of anon types
94 + configuration improvements
95 + updated Any functions
96 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
97 + implemented Hash.hash
98 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored Dec 23, 2010
99 + Buf.decode fixed
100 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored Dec 15, 2010
101
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Nov 15, 2010
102 New in 2010.11 release
103 + now works with parrot on git
104 + implemented qw//
105 + 5x speedup of .trans
106 + various improvements to Set
107 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored Nov 18, 2010
108 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
109 + implemented &elems
110 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
111 + improvement on hyperoperators
112 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Nov 15, 2010
113
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored Sep 24, 2010
114 New in 2010.10 release
115 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
116 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 27, 2010
117 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored Oct 11, 2010
118 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Oct 15, 2010
119 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
120 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
121 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
122 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
123 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored Sep 24, 2010
124
125 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored Sep 15, 2010
126 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored Aug 27, 2010
127 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
128 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 12, 2010
129 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 7, 2010
130 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 11, 2010
131 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
132 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
133 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 15, 2010
134 + Bool.pick
135 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored Aug 27, 2010
136
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Aug 9, 2010
137 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored Aug 10, 2010
138 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Aug 9, 2010
139 + updated ROADMAP
140 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored Aug 19, 2010
141 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
142 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
143 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
144 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
145 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
146 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored Jul 24, 2010
147
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored Jun 20, 2010
148 New in 2010.07 release
149 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Jul 13, 2010
150 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
151 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
152 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
153 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
154 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
155 + more robust closures
156 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored Jul 20, 2010
157 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored Jul 13, 2010
158 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored Jul 18, 2010
159 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored Jul 20, 2010
160 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored Jul 23, 2010
161 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored Jul 20, 2010
162 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
163 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
164 + custom circumfix operators
165 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
166 + weighted Hash.pick
167 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored Jul 23, 2010
168 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
169 + 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 Jul 23, 2010
170 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored Jun 20, 2010
171
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored May 23, 2010
172 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Jun 17, 2010
173 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored May 23, 2010
174 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 29, 2010
175 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored Jun 17, 2010
176 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
177 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
178 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 30, 2010
179 + proper Perl 6 match objects
180 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored Jun 14, 2010
181 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Jun 17, 2010
182 + basic version of Str.trans
183 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored Jun 17, 2010
184 + @*ARGS is now read-write
185 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored Jun 18, 2010
186 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Jun 17, 2010
187 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored May 23, 2010
188
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored May 19, 2010
189 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored May 20, 2010
190 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored May 19, 2010
191 + manual pages are now installed
192 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
193 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
194 + many improvements to numeric handling
195 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
196 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
197 + basic enum implementation
198 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored May 20, 2010
199 + turned on an additional 47 test files
200 + further improved error messages
201 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored May 20, 2010
202 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored May 19, 2010
203
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
204 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
205 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
206 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
207 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
208 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
209 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
210 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
211 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
212 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
213 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
214 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
215 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
216 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
217 + &[+] short name for infix operators
218 + hash slices
219 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored Apr 22, 2010
220 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Apr 20, 2010
221 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
222 signatures
223 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
224 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored Apr 21, 2010
225 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored Apr 22, 2010
226 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
227 + implemented $*PID
228 + method introspection works again
229 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
230 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored Apr 2, 2010
231
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
232 New in 2010.03 release
233 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
234 updates, making them faster and more complete
235 + .^parent now works again
236 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
237 + Hash creation has been optimized
238 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
239 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
240 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
241 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
242 + The statement modifier for loop works again
243 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
244 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 Mar 18, 2010
245 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
246 some of it leading to mild speedups
247 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
248 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored Mar 18, 2010
249 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored Mar 18, 2010
250 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
251 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
252 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
253 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
254 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
255 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
256 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
257 + Added back @*INC
258 + Read-only %*ENV support
259 + Grammars work again
260 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
261 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
262 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
263 + Add back many of the file test methods
264 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
265 modules through Rakudo *
266 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
267 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
268 version by default if multiple are available.
269 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
270 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
271 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored Mar 18, 2010
272 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
273 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored Mar 18, 2010
274 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
275 the available candidates
276 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
277 + Many cases of smart-match work again
278 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
279 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored Mar 18, 2010
280 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored Mar 18, 2010
281 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
282 + Array.rotate added back
283 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
284 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
285 + Various other bug fixes
286 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored Mar 18, 2010
287
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
288 New in 2010.02 release
289 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
290 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
291 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
292 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
293 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
294 suggests
295 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
296 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
297 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
298 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
299 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
300 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
301 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
302 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
303 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
304 + 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 Feb 19, 2010
305 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
306 is still ongoing
307 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
308 better with various package management systems
309
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored Jan 22, 2010
310 New in 2010-01 release
311 + Added method form of eval.
312 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
313 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
314 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
315
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored Feb 18, 2010
316 New in 2009-12 release
317 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
318 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
319
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored Nov 19, 2009
320 New in 2009-11 release
321 + 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 Nov 19, 2009
322 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored Nov 19, 2009
323 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
324 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored Nov 19, 2009
325 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
326 number of bytes which will be received
327 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
328 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored Nov 19, 2009
329
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 21, 2009
330 New in 2009-10 release
331 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Sep 27, 2009
332 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored Oct 21, 2009
333 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Sep 27, 2009
334 + some variants of the new series operator
335 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
336 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
337 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Oct 14, 2009
338 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
339 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
340 + new, faster low level Signature type
341 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored Oct 20, 2009
342 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored Oct 20, 2009
343 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
344 + signature literals now supported
345 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
346 + attributive parameters implemented
347 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
348 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored Sep 21, 2009
349
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Sep 1, 2009
350 New in 2009-09 release
351 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
352 + Rat (rational) numbers
353 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored Sep 15, 2009
354 + contextual variables
355 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored Sep 16, 2009
356 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
357 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
358 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Sep 1, 2009
359
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored Aug 11, 2009
360 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored Aug 19, 2009
361 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored Aug 14, 2009
362 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored Aug 11, 2009
363 + separate Perl 6 meta class
364 + introspection on roles
365 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
366 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored Aug 20, 2009
367 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored Aug 11, 2009
368 + moved more built-ins into the setting
369 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
370 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
371 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored Aug 19, 2009
372 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored Aug 11, 2009
373 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
374 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored Aug 19, 2009
375 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Aug 19, 2009
376 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored Aug 19, 2009
377 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Aug 19, 2009
378 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored Aug 19, 2009
379 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
380 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
381 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
382 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored Aug 11, 2009
383
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jun 25, 2009
384 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored Jul 22, 2009
385 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Jul 9, 2009
386 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored Jul 22, 2009
387 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Jul 9, 2009
388 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Jul 19, 2009
389 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Jul 9, 2009
390 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
391 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Jul 19, 2009
392 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
393 considered a success
394 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
395 + added List.rotate builtin
396 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
397 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored Jul 22, 2009
398 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored Jun 25, 2009
399
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored Jun 12, 2009
400 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored Jun 18, 2009
401 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored Jun 12, 2009
402 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
403 + method calls are now faster
404 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
405 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
406 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
407 + type checking of implicit return values
408 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored Jun 13, 2009
409 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored Jun 18, 2009
410 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored Jun 13, 2009
411 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
412 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
413 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
414 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored Jun 18, 2009
415 + improved Unicode string handling
416 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
417 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored Jun 12, 2009
418
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Apr 23, 2009
419 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored May 21, 2009
420 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored May 20, 2009
421 + basic support for custom operators
422 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored May 21, 2009
423 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored May 20, 2009
424 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 19, 2009
425 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored May 20, 2009
426 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 8, 2009
427 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
428 + .name method on routines
429 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
430 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored May 14, 2009
431 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
432 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored May 20, 2009
433 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 8, 2009
434 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
435 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
436 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored May 19, 2009
437 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
438 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored May 20, 2009
439 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored May 20, 2009
440 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
441 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
442 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
443 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
444 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
445 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored May 20, 2009
446 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored May 21, 2009
447 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored Apr 23, 2009
448
449 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored Apr 22, 2009
450 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
451 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
452 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
453 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
454 + typed arrays and hashes
455 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
456 + .invert and .push on Hashes
457 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
458 + parallel testing
459 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
460 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
461 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
462 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
463 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored May 3, 2009
464 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored Apr 22, 2009
465 + 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 Apr 22, 2009
466 + moved many methods to the setting
467 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
468 + implemented START blocks
469 + implemented roots builtin
470 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored Apr 22, 2009
471 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored Apr 22, 2009
472 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored Apr 22, 2009
473 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored Apr 22, 2009
474 + .readline is now .get
475 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
476 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored Mar 28, 2009
477
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored Mar 20, 2009
478 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Mar 16, 2009
479 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
480 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored Mar 8, 2009
481 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored Mar 19, 2009
482 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored Mar 16, 2009
483 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored Mar 2, 2009
484 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
485 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
486 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored Mar 20, 2009
487 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored Mar 20, 2009
488 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
489 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
490 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
491 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
492 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored Mar 20, 2009
493 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored Mar 20, 2009
494 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored Mar 20, 2009
495
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored Feb 26, 2009
496 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
497 + first release independent of Parrot releases
498 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
499 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
500 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
501 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
502 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
503 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
504 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
505 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
506 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
507 + XopX is now Xop
508 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
509 + added min= and max= metaoperators
510 + many many bugfixes
511 + publish release schedule
512 + documentation improvements
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