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b5d7e518 » pmichaud
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
1 New in 2009-11 release
2 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
3 + positional parameters can now be bound to named arguments
4 + support nested signatures
5 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
6 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
7
836c8c80 » moritz
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
8 New in 2009-10 release
9 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d603 » moritz
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
10 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed5 » jnthn
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
11 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d603 » moritz
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
12 + some variants of the new series operator
13 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
14 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
15 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb873 » moritz
2009-10-14 [docs] update ChangeLog
16 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
17 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
18 + new, faster low level Signature type
19 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6e » moritz
2009-10-20 mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
20 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed5 » jnthn
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
21 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
22 + signature literals now supported
23 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
24 + attributive parameters implemented
25 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
26 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c80 » moritz
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
27
4b9cd2db » moritz
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
28 New in 2009-09 release
29 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
30 + Rat (rational) numbers
31 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d6 » pmichaud
2009-09-15 Some ChangeLog updates.
32 + contextual variables
33 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f6 » pmichaud
2009-09-16 More ChangeLog updates.
34 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
35 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
36 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2db » moritz
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
37
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
38 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359dd » pmichaud
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
39 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b217 » moritz
2009-08-14 [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
40 itself
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
41 + separate Perl 6 meta class
42 + introspection on roles
43 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
44 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359dd » pmichaud
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
45 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
46 + moved more built-ins into the setting
47 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
48 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
49 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
50 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
51 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
52 output from is()
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
53 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b1 » moritz
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
54 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
55 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b1 » moritz
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
56 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
57 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
58 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
59 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
60 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
61
7187b9f2 » moritz
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
62 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
63 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
64 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
65 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
66 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af5 » moritz
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
67 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
68 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
69 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af5 » moritz
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
70 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
71 considered a success
72 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
73 + added List.rotate builtin
74 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
75 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
76 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f2 » moritz
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
77
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
78 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48b » pmichaud
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
79 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
80 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
81 + method calls are now faster
82 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
83 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
84 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
85 + type checking of implicit return values
86 + improved introspection methods
77f9d709 » pmichaud
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
87 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df80 » pmichaud
2009-06-18 More news.
88 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d709 » pmichaud
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
89 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
90 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
91 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
92 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48b » pmichaud
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
93 + improved Unicode string handling
94 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
95 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
96
ffcde86e » moritz
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
97 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
98 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
99 + basic support for custom operators
100 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
101 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
102 + cross-language library loading
222993f1 » moritz
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
103 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
104 + implemented Regex type
966ea72d » moritz
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
105 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
106 + .name method on routines
107 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
108 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3d » moritz
2009-05-14 [docs] ChangeLog updates
109 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
110 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
111 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72d » moritz
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
112 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
113 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
114 + documented build dependencies
222993f1 » moritz
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
115 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
116 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d0 » jnthn
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
117 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755d » jnthn
2009-05-20 Few extras for the ChangeLog.
118 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
119 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
120 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
121 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
122 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
123 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d0 » jnthn
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
124 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
125 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86e » moritz
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
126
127 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
128 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
129 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
130 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
131 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
132 + typed arrays and hashes
133 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
134 + .invert and .push on Hashes
135 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
136 + parallel testing
137 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
138 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
139 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
140 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
141 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de362 » moritz
2009-05-03 [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
142 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
143 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
144 + moved many methods to the setting
145 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
146 + implemented START blocks
147 + implemented roots builtin
148 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
149 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
150 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
151 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
152 + .readline is now .get
153 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
154 + many other bug fixes
370dd760 » moritz
2009-03-28 [docs] update to ChangeLog
155
db1e8726 » pmichaud
2009-03-20 Final ChangeLog for release #15.
156 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea9 » moritz
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
157 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
158 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aeae » moritz
2009-03-08 [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
159 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
160 + added R metaoperator
84920ea9 » moritz
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
161 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da9 » pmichaud
2009-03-02 ChangeLog update.
162 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
163 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
164 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
165 + added "state" variables
cba1557c » jnthn
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
166 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
167 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
168 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
169 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
170 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
171 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557c » jnthn
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
172 + many other bug fixes
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
173
4bb9d8db » pmichaud
2009-02-26 Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
174 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
175 + first release independent of Parrot releases
176 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
177 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
178 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
179 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
180 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
181 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
182 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
183 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
184 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
185 + XopX is now Xop
186 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
187 + added min= and max= metaoperators
188 + many many bugfixes
189 + publish release schedule
190 + documentation improvements
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