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