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1 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
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2 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
3 + big integer support
4 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
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5 + correct default values for natively typed variables
6 + fixed initialization of state variables
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7 + improved support for natively typed variables
8 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
9 + splice() is now implemented
10 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
11 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
12 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
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13 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
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14
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15 New in 2011.10
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16 + operators and functions with native type arguments
17 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
18 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
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19 + performance improvements of MapIter
20 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
21 + Exception.backtrace
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22 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
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23
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24 New in 2011.09
25 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
26 + many speedups
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27 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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28 + much more robust handling of infinite list
29 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
30 + :U and :D type modifiers
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31 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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32 + improved enum support
33 + basic 'constant' declarator
34 + .WHAT and friends as macros
35 + chrs sub and method
36 + support for .gist
37 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
38 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
39 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
40 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
41 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
42 + basic support for .WHY
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43 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
44 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
45 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
46 + better handling of type variables
47 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
48 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
49 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
50 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
51 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
52 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
53 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
54 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
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55
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56 New in 2011.07
57 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
58 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
59 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
60
61 New in 2011.06
62 + added take-rw built-in
63 + numerous build system improvements
64 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
65
66 New in 2011.05 release
67 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
68 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
69 + build system improvements
70 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
71 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
72 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
73 + implemented Int.base
74 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
75 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
76 + overall performance speedups
77
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
78 New in 2011.04 release
79 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
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80 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
81 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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82
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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83 New in 2011.03 release
84 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
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85 + -n and -p command line options
86 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
87 + implemented complex conjugation
88 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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89
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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90 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
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91 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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92 + more robust numeric exponentation
93 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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94 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
95 + various constructs now return Nil
96 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
97 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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98 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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99
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100 New in 2011.01 release
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101 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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102 + 'handles RoleName' now works
103 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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104 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
105 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
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106 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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107
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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108 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
109 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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110 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
111 + don't register names of anon types
112 + configuration improvements
113 + updated Any functions
114 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
115 + implemented Hash.hash
116 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
117 + Buf.decode fixed
118 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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119
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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120 New in 2010.11 release
121 + now works with parrot on git
122 + implemented qw//
123 + 5x speedup of .trans
124 + various improvements to Set
125 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
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126 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
127 + implemented &elems
128 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
129 + improvement on hyperoperators
130 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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131
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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132 New in 2010.10 release
133 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
134 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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135 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
136 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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137 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
138 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
139 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
140 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
141 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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142
143 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
144 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
145 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
146 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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147 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
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148 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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149 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
150 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
151 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
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152 + Bool.pick
153 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
154
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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155 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
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156 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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157 + updated ROADMAP
158 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
159 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
160 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
161 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
162 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
163 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
164 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
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165
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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166 New in 2010.07 release
167 + support for delegation via 'handles'
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168 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
169 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
170 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
171 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
172 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
173 + more robust closures
174 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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175 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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176 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
177 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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178 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
179 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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180 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
181 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
182 + custom circumfix operators
183 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
184 + weighted Hash.pick
185 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
186 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
187 + 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
188 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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189
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190 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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191 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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192 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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193 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
194 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
195 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
196 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
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197 + proper Perl 6 match objects
198 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
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199 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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200 + basic version of Str.trans
201 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
202 + @*ARGS is now read-write
203 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
204 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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205 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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206
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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207 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
208 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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209 + manual pages are now installed
210 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
211 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
212 + many improvements to numeric handling
213 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
214 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
215 + basic enum implementation
216 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
217 + turned on an additional 47 test files
218 + further improved error messages
219 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
220 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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221
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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222 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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223 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
224 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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225 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
226 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
227 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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228 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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229 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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230 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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231 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
232 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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233 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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234 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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235 + &[+] short name for infix operators
236 + hash slices
237 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
238 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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239 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
240 signatures
241 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
242 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
243 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
244 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
245 + implemented $*PID
246 + method introspection works again
247 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
248 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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249
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
250 New in 2010.03 release
251 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
252 updates, making them faster and more complete
253 + .^parent now works again
254 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
255 + Hash creation has been optimized
256 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
257 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
258 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
259 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
260 + The statement modifier for loop works again
261 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
262 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
263 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
264 some of it leading to mild speedups
265 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
266 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
267 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
268 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
269 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
270 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
271 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
272 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
273 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
274 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
275 + Added back @*INC
276 + Read-only %*ENV support
277 + Grammars work again
278 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
279 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
280 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
281 + Add back many of the file test methods
282 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
283 modules through Rakudo *
284 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
285 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
286 version by default if multiple are available.
287 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
288 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
289 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
290 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
291 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
292 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
293 the available candidates
294 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
295 + Many cases of smart-match work again
296 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
297 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
298 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
299 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
300 + Array.rotate added back
301 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
302 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
303 + Various other bug fixes
304 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
305
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
306 New in 2010.02 release
307 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
308 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
309 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
310 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
311 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
312 suggests
313 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
314 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
315 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
316 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
317 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
318 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
319 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
320 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
321 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
322 + 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
323 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
324 is still ongoing
325 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
326 better with various package management systems
327
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
328 New in 2010-01 release
329 + Added method form of eval.
330 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
331 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
332 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
333
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
334 New in 2009-12 release
335 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
336 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
337
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
338 New in 2009-11 release
339 + 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
340 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
341 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
342 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
343 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
344 number of bytes which will be received
345 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
346 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
347
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
348 New in 2009-10 release
349 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
350 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
351 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
352 + some variants of the new series operator
353 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
354 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
355 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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356 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
357 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
358 + new, faster low level Signature type
359 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
360 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
361 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
362 + signature literals now supported
363 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
364 + attributive parameters implemented
365 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
366 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
367
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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368 New in 2009-09 release
369 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
370 + Rat (rational) numbers
371 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
372 + contextual variables
373 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
374 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
375 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
376 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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377
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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378 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
379 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
380 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
381 + separate Perl 6 meta class
382 + introspection on roles
383 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
384 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
385 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
386 + moved more built-ins into the setting
387 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
388 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
389 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
390 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
391 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
392 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
393 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
394 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
395 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
396 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
397 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
398 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
399 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
400 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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401
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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402 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
403 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
404 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
405 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
406 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
407 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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408 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
409 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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410 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
411 considered a success
412 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
413 + added List.rotate builtin
414 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
415 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
416 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
417
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
418 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
419 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
420 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
421 + method calls are now faster
422 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
423 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
424 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
425 + type checking of implicit return values
426 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
427 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
428 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
429 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
430 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
431 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
432 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
433 + improved Unicode string handling
434 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
435 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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436
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
437 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
438 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
439 + basic support for custom operators
440 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
441 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
442 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
443 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
444 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
445 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
446 + .name method on routines
447 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
448 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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449 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
450 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
451 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
452 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
453 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
454 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
455 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
456 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
457 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
458 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
459 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
460 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
461 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
462 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
463 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
464 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
465 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
466
467 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
468 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
469 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
470 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
471 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
472 + typed arrays and hashes
473 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
474 + .invert and .push on Hashes
475 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
476 + parallel testing
477 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
478 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
479 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
480 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
481 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
482 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
483 + 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
484 + moved many methods to the setting
485 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
486 + implemented START blocks
487 + implemented roots builtin
488 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
489 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
490 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
491 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
492 + .readline is now .get
493 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
494 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
495
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
496 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
497 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
498 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
499 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
500 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
501 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
502 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
503 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
504 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
505 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
506 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
507 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
508 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
509 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
510 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
511 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
512 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
513
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
514 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
515 + first release independent of Parrot releases
516 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
517 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
518 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
519 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
520 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
521 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
522 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
523 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
524 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
525 + XopX is now Xop
526 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
527 + added min= and max= metaoperators
528 + many many bugfixes
529 + publish release schedule
530 + documentation improvements
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