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98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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1 New in 2010-01 release
2 + Added method form of eval.
3 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
4 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
5 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
6
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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7 New in 2009-11 release
8 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
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9 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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10 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
11 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
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12 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
13 number of bytes which will be received
14 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
15 foreign languages
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16
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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17 New in 2009-10 release
18 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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19 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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20 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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21 + some variants of the new series operator
22 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
23 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
24 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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25 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
26 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
27 + new, faster low level Signature type
28 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
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29 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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30 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
31 + signature literals now supported
32 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
33 + attributive parameters implemented
34 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
35 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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37 New in 2009-09 release
38 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
39 + Rat (rational) numbers
40 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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41 + contextual variables
42 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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43 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
44 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
45 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
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46
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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47 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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48 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
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49 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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50 + separate Perl 6 meta class
51 + introspection on roles
52 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
53 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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54 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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55 + moved more built-ins into the setting
56 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
57 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
58 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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59 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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60 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
61 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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62 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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63 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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64 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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65 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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66 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
67 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
68 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
69 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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70
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71 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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72 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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73 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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74 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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75 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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76 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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77 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
78 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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79 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
80 considered a success
81 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
82 + added List.rotate builtin
83 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
84 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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85 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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86
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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87 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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88 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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89 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
90 + method calls are now faster
91 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
92 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
93 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
94 + type checking of implicit return values
95 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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96 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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97 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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98 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
99 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
100 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
101 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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102 + improved Unicode string handling
103 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
104 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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105
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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106 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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107 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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108 + basic support for custom operators
109 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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110 + meta operator support for custom operators
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111 + cross-language library loading
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112 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
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113 + implemented Regex type
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114 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
115 + .name method on routines
116 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
117 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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118 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
119 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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120 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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121 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
122 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
123 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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124 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
125 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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126 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
127 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
128 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
129 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
130 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
131 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
132 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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133 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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134 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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135
136 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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137 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
138 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
139 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
140 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
141 + typed arrays and hashes
142 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
143 + .invert and .push on Hashes
144 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
145 + parallel testing
146 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
147 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
148 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
149 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
150 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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151 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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152 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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153 + moved many methods to the setting
154 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
155 + implemented START blocks
156 + implemented roots builtin
157 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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158 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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159 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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160 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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161 + .readline is now .get
162 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
163 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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164
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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165 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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166 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
167 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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168 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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169 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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170 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
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171 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
172 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
173 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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174 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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175 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
176 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
177 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
178 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
179 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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180 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
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181 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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182
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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183 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
184 + first release independent of Parrot releases
185 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
186 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
187 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
188 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
189 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
190 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
191 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
192 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
193 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
194 + XopX is now Xop
195 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
196 + added min= and max= metaoperators
197 + many many bugfixes
198 + publish release schedule
199 + documentation improvements
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