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eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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1 New in 2010.04 release
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2 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
3 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
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4 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
5 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
6 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
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7 + loading of .pm6 modules
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8 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
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9 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
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10 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
11 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
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12 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
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13 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
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14 + &[+] short name for infix operators
15 + hash slices
16 + signature literals
17 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
18 signatures
19 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
20 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
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21
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
22 New in 2010.03 release
23 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
24 updates, making them faster and more complete
25 + .^parent now works again
26 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
27 + Hash creation has been optimized
28 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
29 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
30 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
31 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
32 + The statement modifier for loop works again
33 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
34 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
35 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
36 some of it leading to mild speedups
37 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
38 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
39 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
40 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
41 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
42 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
43 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
44 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
45 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
46 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
47 + Added back @*INC
48 + Read-only %*ENV support
49 + Grammars work again
50 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
51 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
52 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
53 + Add back many of the file test methods
54 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
55 modules through Rakudo *
56 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
57 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
58 version by default if multiple are available.
59 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
60 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
61 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
62 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
63 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
64 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
65 the available candidates
66 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
67 + Many cases of smart-match work again
68 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
69 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
70 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
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jnthn authored
71 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
72 + Array.rotate added back
73 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
74 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
75 + Various other bug fixes
76 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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77
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
78 New in 2010.02 release
79 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
80 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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81 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
82 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
83 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
84 suggests
85 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
86 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
87 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
88 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
89 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
90 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
91 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
92 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
93 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
94 + 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
95 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
96 is still ongoing
97 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
98 better with various package management systems
99
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100 New in 2010-01 release
101 + Added method form of eval.
102 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
103 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
104 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
105
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
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106 New in 2009-12 release
107 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
108 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
109
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110 New in 2009-11 release
111 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
jnthn authored
112 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
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113 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
114 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
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115 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
116 number of bytes which will be received
117 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
118 foreign languages
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119
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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120 New in 2009-10 release
121 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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122 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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123 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
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124 + some variants of the new series operator
125 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
126 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
127 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
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128 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
129 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
130 + new, faster low level Signature type
131 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
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132 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
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133 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
134 + signature literals now supported
135 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
136 + attributive parameters implemented
137 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
138 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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139
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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140 New in 2009-09 release
141 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
142 + Rat (rational) numbers
143 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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144 + contextual variables
145 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
146 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
147 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
148 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
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149
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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150 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
151 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
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152 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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153 + separate Perl 6 meta class
154 + introspection on roles
155 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
156 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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157 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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158 + moved more built-ins into the setting
159 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
160 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
161 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
162 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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163 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
164 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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165 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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166 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
167 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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168 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
169 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
170 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
171 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
172 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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173
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174 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
175 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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176 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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177 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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178 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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179 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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180 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
181 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
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182 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
183 considered a success
184 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
185 + added List.rotate builtin
186 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
187 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
188 + introspection of roles and attributes
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189
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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190 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
191 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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192 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
193 + method calls are now faster
194 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
195 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
196 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
197 + type checking of implicit return values
198 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
199 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
200 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
201 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
202 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
203 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
204 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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205 + improved Unicode string handling
206 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
207 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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208
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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209 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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210 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
211 + basic support for custom operators
212 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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213 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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214 + cross-language library loading
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215 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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216 + implemented Regex type
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217 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
218 + .name method on routines
219 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
220 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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221 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
222 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
223 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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224 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
225 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
226 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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227 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
228 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
229 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
230 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
231 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
232 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
233 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
234 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
235 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
236 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
237 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
238
239 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
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240 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
241 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
242 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
243 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
244 + typed arrays and hashes
245 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
246 + .invert and .push on Hashes
247 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
248 + parallel testing
249 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
250 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
251 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
252 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
253 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
254 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
255 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
256 + moved many methods to the setting
257 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
258 + implemented START blocks
259 + implemented roots builtin
260 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
261 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
262 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
263 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
264 + .readline is now .get
265 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
266 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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267
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
268 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
269 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
270 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
271 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
272 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
273 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
274 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
275 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
276 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
277 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
278 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
279 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
280 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
281 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
282 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
283 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
284 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
285
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
286 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
287 + first release independent of Parrot releases
288 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
289 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
290 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
291 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
292 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
293 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
294 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
295 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
296 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
297 + XopX is now Xop
298 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
299 + added min= and max= metaoperators
300 + many many bugfixes
301 + publish release schedule
302 + documentation improvements
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