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4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
moritz authored
1 New in 2012.08
2 + tclc implemented
8c740aa @moritz update ChangeLog
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3 + --> ReturnType in signatures is honored
96699c0 @jnthn Be a little more precise/informative about magnitude of memory improveme...
jnthn authored
4 + reduced memory usage at build time by around 35% - 40%
8c740aa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
5 + the argument to IO::Socket.recv is now interpreted as a number of characters
6 + enum lists and arguments to parametric roles are now evaluated at compile time
7 + switched to new internal AST representation (QAST)
3a20b76 @moritz remove some deprecated subs and methods
moritz authored
8 + removed deprecated routines Str.bytes and Str.lcfirst/&lcfirst
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
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9
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
10 New in 2012.07
11 + Deprecated SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting
582c906 @moritz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
12 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 @jnthn Add a note on meta-object improvement to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
13 + The built-in meta-objects (such as Metamodel::ClassHOW) now inherit from Any
88a9d69 @moritz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
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14 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
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15 + Exception.fail, .resumable and .resume
16 + Changed &dir to return IO::Path objects, not strings
5ee1f1e @pmichaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
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17 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
55cf00a @moritz [docs/ChangeLog] &spurt, &slurp with :bin
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18 + &slurp now supports :bin
19 + &spurt implemented
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
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20 + cleaned up Version implementation
21 + fixed :s file test
22 + recognize obosolete rand() and rand(N) forms at compile time
23 + anonymous subset types 'subset :: of Int where { $_ > 0 }'
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
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24
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
25 New in 2012.06
5cff505 @moritz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
26 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
27 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
28 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
29 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
30 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
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31 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
32 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 @moritz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
33 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 @moritz update ChangeLog
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34 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
35 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 @moritz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
36 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 @moritz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
37 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 @jnthn Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
38 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
39 + require with argument list
de72404 @moritz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
40 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
41 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 @jnthn Make | flattening work on pairs, which flatten as named arguments.
jnthn authored
42 + can now use | to flatten a pair into an argument list as a named argument
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
43
5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
44 New in 2012.05
45 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
46 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
47 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
48 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
49 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
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50 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
51 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
52 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
53 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
54 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
55 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
56 + ms// fixed
57 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
58 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
59 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d @tadzik [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
60 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
61 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
62 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
63 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
64 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
65 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
66 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
67 + enumeration types can be used as roles
68 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
69 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
70 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
71 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
72 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
73 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
74 + support for non-Int enums
75 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb @jnthn Few ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
76 + chmod now available as a function
77 + roundrobin implemented
78 + fixed a bug in precompilation of modules that use roles from other modules
eb05804 @jnthn Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
79 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 @jnthn Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
80 + 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
81 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 @moritz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
82 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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83
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
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84 New in 2012.04.1
85 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
86 + more robust module precompilation
87 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
88 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
89 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
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90 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
91 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
92 + improved Parameter.perl
93 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
94 + improved --help output
95 + install precompiled test module for speedup
96 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
97 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
98
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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99 New in 2012.04
100 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
101 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
102 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
103 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
104 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
105 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
106 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
107 + implemented Routine.package
108 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
109 + warnings now have line numbers
110 + brought back Str.indent
111 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
112 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
113 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
114 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
115 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
116 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
117 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
118 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
119 + added $*PERL
120 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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121
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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122 New in 2012.03
123 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
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124 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
125 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
126 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
127 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
128 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
129 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
130 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
131 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
132 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
133 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
134 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
135 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
136 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
137 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
138 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
139 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
140 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
141 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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142
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
143 New in 2012.02
144 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
145 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
146 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
147 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
148 + implemented <prior>
149 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
150 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
151 + conjugate is now called conj
152 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
153 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
154 + implemented Match.make(...) method
155 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
156 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
157 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
158 + List.tree made more useful
159 + implemented rename and copy functions
160 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
161 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
162 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
163 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
164 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
165 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
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166 + improved backtraces
167 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
168 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
169 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
170 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
171 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
172 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
173 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
174 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
175 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
176 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
177
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
jnthn authored
178 New in 2012.01
179 + -c command line option re-implemented
180 + take flattening bug fixed
181 + duplicate named parameter names detected
182 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
183 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
184 + better Routine.perl
185 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
186 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
187 + Array.delete implemented
188 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
189 + improved parameter introspection
190 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
191 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
192 + binding to array and hash elements
193 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
194 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
195 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
196 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
197 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
198 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
199 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
200 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
201 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
202 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
203 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
204 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
205 + 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
206
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
207 New in 2011.12
208 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
209 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
210 + backslash sequences in character classes
211 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
212 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
213 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
214 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
215 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
216 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
217 + implemented .trans on strings
218 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
219 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
220 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
221 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
222 + some parametric role fixes
223 + can now use but operator with a type object
224 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
225 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
226 + implemented getc
227 + implemented .WALK
228 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
229 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
230 + implemented Proxy class
231 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
232 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
233 + updated docs/ROADMAP
234 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
235 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
236
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
237 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
238 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
239 + big integer support
240 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
241 + correct default values for natively typed variables
242 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
243 + improved support for natively typed variables
244 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
245 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
246 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
247 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
248 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
249 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
250 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
251 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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252
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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253 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
254 + operators and functions with native type arguments
255 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
256 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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257 + performance improvements of MapIter
258 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
259 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
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260 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
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261
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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262 New in 2011.09
263 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
264 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
265 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
266 + much more robust handling of infinite list
267 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
268 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
269 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
270 + improved enum support
271 + basic 'constant' declarator
272 + .WHAT and friends as macros
273 + chrs sub and method
274 + support for .gist
275 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
276 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
277 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
278 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
279 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
280 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
281 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
282 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
283 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
284 + better handling of type variables
285 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
286 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
287 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
288 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
289 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
290 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
291 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
292 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
293
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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294 New in 2011.07
295 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
296 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
297 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
298
299 New in 2011.06
300 + added take-rw built-in
301 + numerous build system improvements
302 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
303
304 New in 2011.05 release
305 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
306 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
307 + build system improvements
308 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
309 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
310 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
311 + implemented Int.base
312 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
313 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
314 + overall performance speedups
315
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
316 New in 2011.04 release
317 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
318 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
319 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
320
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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321 New in 2011.03 release
322 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
323 + -n and -p command line options
324 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
325 + implemented complex conjugation
326 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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327
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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328 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
329 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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330 + more robust numeric exponentation
331 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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332 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
333 + various constructs now return Nil
334 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
335 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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336 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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337
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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338 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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339 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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340 + 'handles RoleName' now works
341 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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342 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
343 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
344 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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345
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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346 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
347 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
348 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
349 + don't register names of anon types
350 + configuration improvements
351 + updated Any functions
352 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
353 + implemented Hash.hash
354 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
355 + Buf.decode fixed
356 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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357
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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358 New in 2010.11 release
359 + now works with parrot on git
360 + implemented qw//
361 + 5x speedup of .trans
362 + various improvements to Set
363 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
364 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
365 + implemented &elems
366 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
367 + improvement on hyperoperators
368 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
369
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
370 New in 2010.10 release
371 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
372 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
373 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
374 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
375 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
376 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
377 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
378 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
379 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
380
381 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
382 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
383 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
384 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
385 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
386 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
387 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
388 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
389 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
390 + Bool.pick
391 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
392
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
393 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
394 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
395 + updated ROADMAP
396 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
397 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
398 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
399 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
400 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
401 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
402 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
403
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
404 New in 2010.07 release
405 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
406 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
407 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
408 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
409 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
410 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
411 + more robust closures
412 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
413 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
414 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
415 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
416 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
417 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
418 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
419 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
420 + custom circumfix operators
421 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
422 + weighted Hash.pick
423 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
424 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
425 + 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
426 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
427
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
428 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
429 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
430 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
431 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
432 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
433 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
434 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
435 + proper Perl 6 match objects
436 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
437 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
438 + basic version of Str.trans
439 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
440 + @*ARGS is now read-write
441 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
442 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
443 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
444
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
445 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
446 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
447 + manual pages are now installed
448 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
449 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
450 + many improvements to numeric handling
451 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
452 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
453 + basic enum implementation
454 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
455 + turned on an additional 47 test files
456 + further improved error messages
457 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
458 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
459
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
460 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
461 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
462 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
463 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
464 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
465 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
466 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
467 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
468 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
469 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
470 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
471 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
472 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
473 + &[+] short name for infix operators
474 + hash slices
475 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
476 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
477 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
478 signatures
479 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
480 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
481 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
482 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
483 + implemented $*PID
484 + method introspection works again
485 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
486 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
487
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
488 New in 2010.03 release
489 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
490 updates, making them faster and more complete
491 + .^parent now works again
492 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
493 + Hash creation has been optimized
494 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
495 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
496 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
497 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
498 + The statement modifier for loop works again
499 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
500 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
501 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
502 some of it leading to mild speedups
503 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
504 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
505 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
506 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
507 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
508 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
509 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
510 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
511 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
512 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
513 + Added back @*INC
514 + Read-only %*ENV support
515 + Grammars work again
516 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
517 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
518 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
519 + Add back many of the file test methods
520 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
521 modules through Rakudo *
522 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
523 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
524 version by default if multiple are available.
525 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
526 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
527 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
528 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
529 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
530 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
531 the available candidates
532 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
533 + Many cases of smart-match work again
534 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
535 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
536 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
537 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
538 + Array.rotate added back
539 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
540 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
541 + Various other bug fixes
542 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
543
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
544 New in 2010.02 release
545 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
546 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
547 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
548 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
549 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
550 suggests
551 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
552 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
553 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
554 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
555 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
556 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
557 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
558 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
559 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
560 + 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
561 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
562 is still ongoing
563 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
564 better with various package management systems
565
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
566 New in 2010-01 release
567 + Added method form of eval.
568 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
569 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
570 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
571
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
572 New in 2009-12 release
573 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
574 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
575
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
576 New in 2009-11 release
577 + 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
578 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
579 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
580 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
581 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
582 number of bytes which will be received
583 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
584 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
585
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
586 New in 2009-10 release
587 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
588 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
589 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
590 + some variants of the new series operator
591 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
592 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
593 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
594 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
595 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
596 + new, faster low level Signature type
597 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
598 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
599 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
600 + signature literals now supported
601 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
602 + attributive parameters implemented
603 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
604 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
605
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
606 New in 2009-09 release
607 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
608 + Rat (rational) numbers
609 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
610 + contextual variables
611 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
612 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
613 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
614 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
615
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
616 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
617 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
618 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
619 + separate Perl 6 meta class
620 + introspection on roles
621 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
622 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
623 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
624 + moved more built-ins into the setting
625 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
626 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
627 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
628 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
629 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
630 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
631 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
632 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
633 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
634 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
635 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
636 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
637 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
638 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
639
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
640 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
641 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
642 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
643 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
644 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
645 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
646 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
647 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
648 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
649 considered a success
650 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
651 + added List.rotate builtin
652 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
653 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
654 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
655
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
656 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
657 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
658 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
659 + method calls are now faster
660 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
661 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
662 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
663 + type checking of implicit return values
664 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
665 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
666 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
667 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
668 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
669 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
670 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
671 + improved Unicode string handling
672 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
673 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
674
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
675 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
676 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
677 + basic support for custom operators
678 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
679 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
680 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
681 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
682 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
683 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
684 + .name method on routines
685 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
686 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
687 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
688 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
689 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
690 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
691 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
692 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
693 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
694 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
695 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
696 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
697 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
698 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
699 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
700 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
701 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
702 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
703 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
704
705 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
706 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
707 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
708 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
709 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
710 + typed arrays and hashes
711 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
712 + .invert and .push on Hashes
713 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
714 + parallel testing
715 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
716 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
717 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
718 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
719 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
720 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
721 + 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
722 + moved many methods to the setting
723 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
724 + implemented START blocks
725 + implemented roots builtin
726 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
727 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
728 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
729 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
730 + .readline is now .get
731 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
732 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
733
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
734 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
735 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
736 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
737 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
738 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
739 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
740 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
741 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
742 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
743 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
744 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
745 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
746 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
747 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
748 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
749 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
750 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
751
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
752 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
753 + first release independent of Parrot releases
754 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
755 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
756 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
757 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
758 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
759 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
760 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
761 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
762 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
763 + XopX is now Xop
764 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
765 + added min= and max= metaoperators
766 + many many bugfixes
767 + publish release schedule
768 + documentation improvements
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