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2012-01-09 Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
1 New in 2012.01
2 + -c command line option re-implemented
3 + take flattening bug fixed
4 + duplicate named parameter names detected
5 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
6 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
7 + better Routine.perl
8 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
9 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the default) and :all
10
4a57bd7e »
2011-11-22 Some ChangeLog entries.
11 New in 2011.12
12 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
13 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
14 + backslash sequences in character classes
15 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc84 »
2011-11-26 Some ChangeLog entries.
16 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
17 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de5 »
2011-11-26 Couple of ChangeLog additions.
18 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc84 »
2011-11-26 Some ChangeLog entries.
19 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
20 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20ab »
2011-12-06 Some ChangeLog entries.
21 + implemented .trans on strings
22 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
23 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
24 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
25 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
26 + some parametric role fixes
27 + can now use but operator with a type object
28 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
29 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
30 + implemented getc
31 + implemented .WALK
32 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
33 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a1588 »
2011-12-22 update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
34 + implemented Proxy class
35 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
36 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
37 + updated docs/ROADMAP
38 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5b »
2011-12-22 preliminary release annoucement
39 + defining new operators
4a57bd7e »
2011-11-22 Some ChangeLog entries.
40
cbc652c8 »
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
41 New in 2011.11
0bd4922e »
2011-11-15 Update changelog a little.
42 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820be »
2011-11-17 Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
43 + big integer support
44 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c8 »
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
45 + correct default values for natively typed variables
46 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b1 »
2011-11-03 update ChangeLog
47 + improved support for natively typed variables
48 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
49 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa1 »
2011-11-17 Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
50 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b1 »
2011-11-03 update ChangeLog
51 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
52 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
53 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922e »
2011-11-15 Update changelog a little.
54 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6e »
2011-11-17 Note copy in the ChangeLog.
55 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c8 »
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
56
739000f1 »
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
57 New in 2011.10
05d6117e »
2011-10-16 update ChangeLog
58 + operators and functions with native type arguments
59 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
60 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f1 »
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
61 + performance improvements of MapIter
62 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
63 + Exception.backtrace
f56944fa »
2011-10-06 update ChangeLog
64 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f1 »
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
65
313b687d »
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
66 New in 2011.09
67 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
68 + many speedups
a979ded1 »
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
69 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687d »
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
70 + much more robust handling of infinite list
71 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
72 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded1 »
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
73 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687d »
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
74 + improved enum support
75 + basic 'constant' declarator
76 + .WHAT and friends as macros
77 + chrs sub and method
78 + support for .gist
79 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
80 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
81 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
82 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
83 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
84 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded1 »
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
85 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
86 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
87 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
88 + better handling of type variables
89 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
90 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
91 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
92 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
93 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
94 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
95 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
96 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687d »
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
97
c2194d60 »
2011-09-21 copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
98 New in 2011.07
99 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
100 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
101 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
102
103 New in 2011.06
104 + added take-rw built-in
105 + numerous build system improvements
106 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
107
108 New in 2011.05 release
109 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
110 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
111 + build system improvements
112 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
113 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
114 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
115 + implemented Int.base
116 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
117 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
118 + overall performance speedups
119
887bb5b6 »
2011-04-18 Noted indent in the Changelog
120 New in 2011.04 release
121 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e4 »
2011-04-20 [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
122 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
123 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b6 »
2011-04-18 Noted indent in the Changelog
124
14319fca »
2011-02-19 make assignment type check errors more informative
125 New in 2011.03 release
126 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
42905154 »
2011-03-15 [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
127 + -n and -p command line options
128 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
129 + implemented complex conjugation
130 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fca »
2011-02-19 make assignment type check errors more informative
131
d6cfc94e »
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
132 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1ab »
2011-01-26 [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
133 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94e »
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
134 + more robust numeric exponentation
135 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec3584 »
2011-02-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
136 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
137 + various constructs now return Nil
138 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411d »
2011-02-15 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
139 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec3584 »
2011-02-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
140 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94e »
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
141
c9bc28f7 »
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
142 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a0 »
2011-01-11 update ChangeLog
143 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f7 »
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
144 + 'handles RoleName' now works
145 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a0 »
2011-01-11 update ChangeLog
146 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
147 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed79 »
2011-01-18 another ChangeLog entry
148 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f7 »
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
149
2865b9d7 »
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
150 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a57 »
2010-12-23 [release] update changelog and add announcement
151 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d7 »
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
152 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a57 »
2010-12-23 [release] update changelog and add announcement
153 + don't register names of anon types
154 + configuration improvements
155 + updated Any functions
156 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
157 + implemented Hash.hash
158 + Temporal updates
e9cf790b »
2010-12-23 [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
159 + Buf.decode fixed
160 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d7 »
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
161
92563218 »
2010-11-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
162 New in 2010.11 release
163 + now works with parrot on git
164 + implemented qw//
165 + 5x speedup of .trans
166 + various improvements to Set
167 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc96 »
2010-11-18 [docs/ChangeLog] updated
168 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
169 + implemented &elems
170 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
171 + improvement on hyperoperators
172 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
92563218 »
2010-11-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
173
13c8a23c »
2010-09-24 [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
174 New in 2010.10 release
175 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
176 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f5233661 »
2010-09-27 [docs] update ChangeLog
177 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e057 »
2010-10-11 Updated ChangeLog.
178 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023b »
2010-10-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
179 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
180 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
181 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
182 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
183 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23c »
2010-09-24 [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
184
185 New in 2010.09 release
323a672f »
2010-09-15 [ChangeLog] new IO methods
186 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d4 »
2010-08-27 Implemented Instants and Durations.
187 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
188 + Instants and Durations
9993bb24 »
2010-09-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
189 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d5744 »
2010-09-07 update ChangeLog
190 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb68 »
2010-09-11 [docs] update ChangeLog
191 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
192 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
193 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f37 »
2010-09-15 update ChangeLog
194 + Bool.pick
195 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d4 »
2010-08-27 Implemented Instants and Durations.
196
c1e19af5 »
2010-08-09 update ChangeLog a bit
197 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f368 »
2010-08-10 adverbs for m//
198 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af5 »
2010-08-09 update ChangeLog a bit
199 + updated ROADMAP
200 + speedups for integer operations
7530af51 »
2010-08-19 Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
201 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
202 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
203 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
204 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
205 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
206 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe9 »
2010-07-24 allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
207
c6a829d6 »
2010-06-20 add "handles" to ChangeLog
208 New in 2010.07 release
209 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7c »
2010-07-13 add some ChangeLog entries
210 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
211 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
212 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
213 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
214 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
215 + more robust closures
216 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f072 »
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
217 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7c »
2010-07-13 add some ChangeLog entries
218 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c54644 »
2010-07-18 switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
219 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f072 »
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
220 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e79 »
2010-07-23 Couple more ChangeLog items.
221 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f072 »
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
222 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
223 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
224 + custom circumfix operators
225 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
226 + weighted Hash.pick
227 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e79 »
2010-07-23 Couple more ChangeLog items.
228 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
229 + Int ~~ Num is no longer true, as per spec; use Numeric instead
937177ee »
2010-07-23 Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
230 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d6 »
2010-06-20 add "handles" to ChangeLog
231
e36cbae3 »
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
232 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe961 »
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
233 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae3 »
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
234 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b258 »
2010-05-29 [docs] update ChangeLog
235 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef80 »
2010-06-17 [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
236 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
237 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
238 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f07 »
2010-05-30 update ChangeLog
239 + proper Perl 6 match objects
240 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b0 »
2010-06-14 add MAIN to ChangeLog
241 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe961 »
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
242 + basic version of Str.trans
243 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef80 »
2010-06-17 [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
244 + @*ARGS is now read-write
245 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a57 »
2010-06-18 [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
246 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe961 »
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
247 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae3 »
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
248
d4bb7b24 »
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
249 New in 2010.05 release
65893e16 »
2010-05-20 Work on release announcements.
250 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b24 »
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
251 + manual pages are now installed
252 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
253 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
254 + many improvements to numeric handling
255 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
256 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
257 + basic enum implementation
258 + implemented List.classify
d8551359 »
2010-05-20 Add a few more bits to the changelog.
259 + turned on an additional 47 test files
260 + further improved error messages
261 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a14 »
2010-05-20 Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
262 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b24 »
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
263
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
264 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
265 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
266 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
267 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
268 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
269 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
270 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
271 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
272 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
273 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
274 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
275 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
276 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
277 + &[+] short name for infix operators
278 + hash slices
279 + signature literals
98f05dfb »
2010-04-22 Some more ChangeLog entries.
280 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23e »
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
281 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
282 signatures
283 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
284 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc3 »
2010-04-21 [docs] another ChangeLog entry
285 + implemented type Cool
98f05dfb »
2010-04-22 Some more ChangeLog entries.
286 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
287 + implemented $*PID
288 + method introspection works again
289 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
290 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e06 »
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
291
a8d808f3 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
292 New in 2010.03 release
293 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
294 updates, making them faster and more complete
295 + .^parent now works again
296 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
297 + Hash creation has been optimized
298 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
299 slight speedups
4c251d49 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
300 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
301 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f3 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
302 + The statement modifier for loop works again
303 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
304 closing curly braces at the end of a line not terminating the statement
6dd31dff »
2010-03-18 Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
305 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
306 some of it leading to mild speedups
307 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d49 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
308 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31dff »
2010-03-18 Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
309 + Array.delete works again
d537cea4 »
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
310 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
311 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
312 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
313 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
314 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
315 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
316 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
317 + Added back @*INC
318 + Read-only %*ENV support
319 + Grammars work again
320 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
321 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
322 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
323 + Add back many of the file test methods
324 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
325 modules through Rakudo *
326 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
327 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
328 version by default if multiple are available.
329 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c17 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
330 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
331 of them
d537cea4 »
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
332 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c17 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
333 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea4 »
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
334 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
335 the available candidates
336 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
337 + Many cases of smart-match work again
338 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
339 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb58 »
2010-03-18 Tweak changelog on metaops.
340 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea4 »
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
341 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
342 + Array.rotate added back
343 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
344 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
345 + Various other bug fixes
346 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f3 »
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
347
0fabacb6 »
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
348 New in 2010.02 release
349 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b191 »
2010-02-18 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
350 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb6 »
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
351 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
352 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
353 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
354 suggests
355 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
356 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
357 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
358 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
359 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
360 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
361 context
2663b191 »
2010-02-18 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
362 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb6 »
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
363 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
364 + The number of spectests passed has reduced from a peak of 32731 in
e4cdb5b3 »
2010-02-19 [build/PARROT_REVISION] tentatively set to 44147 2.1.0
365 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb6 »
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
366 is still ongoing
367 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
368 better with various package management systems
369
98f43b6f »
2010-01-22 Update ChangeLog for release.
370 New in 2010-01 release
371 + Added method form of eval.
372 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
373 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
374 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
375
0fabacb6 »
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
376 New in 2009-12 release
377 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
378 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
379
b5d7e518 »
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
380 New in 2009-11 release
381 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d3510439 »
2009-11-19 Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
382 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e518 »
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
383 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
384 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a6 »
2009-11-19 [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
385 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
386 number of bytes which will be received
387 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
388 foreign languages
b5d7e518 »
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
389
836c8c80 »
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
390 New in 2009-10 release
391 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d603 »
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
392 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed5 »
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
393 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d603 »
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
394 + some variants of the new series operator
395 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
396 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
397 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb873 »
2009-10-14 [docs] update ChangeLog
398 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
399 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
400 + new, faster low level Signature type
401 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6e »
2009-10-20 mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
402 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed5 »
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
403 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
404 + signature literals now supported
405 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
406 + attributive parameters implemented
407 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
408 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c80 »
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
409
4b9cd2db »
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
410 New in 2009-09 release
411 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
412 + Rat (rational) numbers
413 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d6 »
2009-09-15 Some ChangeLog updates.
414 + contextual variables
415 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f6 »
2009-09-16 More ChangeLog updates.
416 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
417 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
418 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2db »
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
419
8d7fc7d4 »
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
420 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359dd »
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
421 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b217 »
2009-08-14 [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
422 itself
8d7fc7d4 »
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
423 + separate Perl 6 meta class
424 + introspection on roles
425 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
426 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359dd »
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
427 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d4 »
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
428 + moved more built-ins into the setting
429 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
430 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
431 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b461 »
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
432 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d4 »
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
433 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
434 output from is()
9520b461 »
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
435 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b1 »
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
436 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b461 »
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
437 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b1 »
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
438 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b461 »
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
439 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
440 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
441 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
442 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d4 »
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
443
7187b9f2 »
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
444 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601ad »
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
445 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999b »
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
446 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601ad »
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
447 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999b »
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
448 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af5 »
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
449 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999b »
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
450 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
451 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af5 »
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
452 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
453 considered a success
454 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
455 + added List.rotate builtin
456 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
457 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601ad »
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
458 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f2 »
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
459
de1e9f0e »
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
460 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48b »
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
461 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0e »
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
462 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
463 + method calls are now faster
464 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
465 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
466 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
467 + type checking of implicit return values
468 + improved introspection methods
77f9d709 »
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
469 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df80 »
2009-06-18 More news.
470 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d709 »
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
471 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
472 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
473 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
474 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48b »
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
475 + improved Unicode string handling
476 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
477 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0e »
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
478
ffcde86e »
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
479 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cece »
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
480 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62f »
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
481 + basic support for custom operators
482 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cece »
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
483 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62f »
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
484 + cross-language library loading
222993f1 »
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
485 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62f »
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
486 + implemented Regex type
966ea72d »
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
487 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
488 + .name method on routines
489 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
490 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3d »
2009-05-14 [docs] ChangeLog updates
491 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
492 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62f »
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
493 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72d »
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
494 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
495 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
496 + documented build dependencies
222993f1 »
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
497 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
498 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d0 »
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
499 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755d »
2009-05-20 Few extras for the ChangeLog.
500 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
501 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
502 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
503 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
504 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
505 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d0 »
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
506 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cece »
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
507 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86e »
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
508
509 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e2 »
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
510 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
511 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
512 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
513 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
514 + typed arrays and hashes
515 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
516 + .invert and .push on Hashes
517 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
518 + parallel testing
519 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
520 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
521 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
522 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
523 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de362 »
2009-05-03 [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
524 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526c »
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
525 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e2 »
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
526 + moved many methods to the setting
527 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
528 + implemented START blocks
529 + implemented roots builtin
530 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526c »
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
531 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e2 »
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
532 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526c »
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
533 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e2 »
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
534 + .readline is now .get
535 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
536 + many other bug fixes
370dd760 »
2009-03-28 [docs] update to ChangeLog
537
db1e8726 »
2009-03-20 Final ChangeLog for release #15.
538 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea9 »
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
539 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
540 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aeae »
2009-03-08 [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
541 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd3 »
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
542 + added R metaoperator
84920ea9 »
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
543 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da9 »
2009-03-02 ChangeLog update.
544 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
545 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
546 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd3 »
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
547 + added "state" variables
cba1557c »
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
548 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
549 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
550 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
551 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
552 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd3 »
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
553 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557c »
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
554 + many other bug fixes
80344fd3 »
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
555
4bb9d8db »
2009-02-26 Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
556 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
557 + first release independent of Parrot releases
558 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
559 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
560 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
561 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
562 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
563 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
564 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
565 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
566 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
567 + XopX is now Xop
568 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
569 + added min= and max= metaoperators
570 + many many bugfixes
571 + publish release schedule
572 + documentation improvements
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