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