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5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
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1 New in 2012.05
2 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
3 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
4 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
5 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
6 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
moritz authored
7 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
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8 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
9 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
10 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
11 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
12 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
13 + ms// fixed
14 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
15 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
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16 + 'use' can now import by tag name
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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17 + 'use' with positional arguemnts
18 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
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19 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
20 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
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21 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
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22 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
23 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
24 + enumeration types can be used as roles
25 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
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26 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
27 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
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28 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
29 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
30 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
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31 + support for non-Int enums
32 + basic support for Version literals
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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33
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34 New in 2012.04.1
35 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
36 + more robust module precompilation
37 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
38 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
39 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
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40 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
41 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
42 + improved Parameter.perl
43 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
44 + improved --help output
45 + install precompiled test module for speedup
46 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
47 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
48
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49 New in 2012.04
50 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
51 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
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52 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
53 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
54 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
55 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
56 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
57 + implemented Routine.package
58 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
59 + warnings now have line numbers
60 + brought back Str.indent
61 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
62 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
63 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
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64 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
65 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
66 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
67 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
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68 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
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69 + added $*PERL
70 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
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71
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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72 New in 2012.03
73 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
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74 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
75 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
76 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
77 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
78 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
79 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
80 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
81 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
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82 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
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83 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
84 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
85 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
86 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
87 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
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88 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
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89 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
90 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
91 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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92
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
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93 New in 2012.02
94 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
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95 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
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96 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
97 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
98 + implemented <prior>
99 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
100 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
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101 + conjugate is now called conj
102 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
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103 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
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104 + implemented Match.make(...) method
105 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
106 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
107 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
108 + List.tree made more useful
109 + implemented rename and copy functions
110 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
111 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
112 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
113 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
114 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
115 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
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116 + improved backtraces
117 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
118 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
119 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
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120 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
121 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
122 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
123 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
124 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
125 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
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126 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
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127
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128 New in 2012.01
129 + -c command line option re-implemented
130 + take flattening bug fixed
131 + duplicate named parameter names detected
132 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
133 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
134 + better Routine.perl
135 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
136 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
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137 + Array.delete implemented
138 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
139 + improved parameter introspection
140 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
141 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
142 + binding to array and hash elements
143 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
144 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
145 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
146 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
147 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
148 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
149 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
150 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
151 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
152 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
153 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
154 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
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155 + fixed regex backtracking into subrules and captures
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
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156
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
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157 New in 2011.12
158 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
159 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
160 + backslash sequences in character classes
161 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
162 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
163 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
164 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
165 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
166 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
167 + implemented .trans on strings
168 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
169 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
170 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
171 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
172 + some parametric role fixes
173 + can now use but operator with a type object
174 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
175 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
176 + implemented getc
177 + implemented .WALK
178 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
179 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
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180 + implemented Proxy class
181 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
182 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
183 + updated docs/ROADMAP
184 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
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185 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
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186
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187 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
188 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
189 + big integer support
190 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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191 + correct default values for natively typed variables
192 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
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193 + improved support for natively typed variables
194 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
195 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
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196 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
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197 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
198 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
199 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
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200 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
201 + IO.copy is now implemented
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202
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203 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
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204 + operators and functions with native type arguments
205 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
206 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
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207 + performance improvements of MapIter
208 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
209 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
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210 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
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211
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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212 New in 2011.09
213 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
214 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
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215 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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216 + much more robust handling of infinite list
217 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
218 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
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219 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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220 + improved enum support
221 + basic 'constant' declarator
222 + .WHAT and friends as macros
223 + chrs sub and method
224 + support for .gist
225 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
226 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
227 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
228 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
229 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
230 + basic support for .WHY
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231 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
232 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
233 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
234 + better handling of type variables
235 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
236 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
237 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
238 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
239 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
240 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
241 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
242 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
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243
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
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244 New in 2011.07
245 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
246 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
247 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
248
249 New in 2011.06
250 + added take-rw built-in
251 + numerous build system improvements
252 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
253
254 New in 2011.05 release
255 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
256 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
257 + build system improvements
258 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
259 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
260 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
261 + implemented Int.base
262 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
263 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
264 + overall performance speedups
265
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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266 New in 2011.04 release
267 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
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268 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
269 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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270
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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271 New in 2011.03 release
272 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
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273 + -n and -p command line options
274 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
275 + implemented complex conjugation
276 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
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277
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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278 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
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279 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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280 + more robust numeric exponentation
281 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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282 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
283 + various constructs now return Nil
284 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
285 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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286 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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287
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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288 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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289 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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290 + 'handles RoleName' now works
291 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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292 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
293 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
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294 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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295
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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296 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
297 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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298 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
299 + don't register names of anon types
300 + configuration improvements
301 + updated Any functions
302 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
303 + implemented Hash.hash
304 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
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305 + Buf.decode fixed
306 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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307
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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308 New in 2010.11 release
309 + now works with parrot on git
310 + implemented qw//
311 + 5x speedup of .trans
312 + various improvements to Set
313 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
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314 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
315 + implemented &elems
316 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
317 + improvement on hyperoperators
318 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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319
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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320 New in 2010.10 release
321 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
322 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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323 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
324 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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325 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
326 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
327 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
328 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
329 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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330
331 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
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332 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
333 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
334 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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335 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
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336 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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337 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
338 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
339 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
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340 + Bool.pick
341 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
342
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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343 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
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344 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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345 + updated ROADMAP
346 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
347 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
348 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
349 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
350 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
351 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
352 + 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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353
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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354 New in 2010.07 release
355 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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356 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
357 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
358 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
359 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
360 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
361 + more robust closures
362 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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363 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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364 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
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365 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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366 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
367 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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368 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
369 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
370 + custom circumfix operators
371 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
372 + weighted Hash.pick
373 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
374 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
375 + 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
376 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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377
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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378 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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379 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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380 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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381 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
382 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
383 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
384 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
385 + proper Perl 6 match objects
386 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
387 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
388 + basic version of Str.trans
389 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
390 + @*ARGS is now read-write
391 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
392 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
393 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
394
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
395 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
396 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
397 + manual pages are now installed
398 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
399 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
400 + many improvements to numeric handling
401 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
402 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
403 + basic enum implementation
404 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
405 + turned on an additional 47 test files
406 + further improved error messages
407 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
408 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
409
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
410 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
411 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
412 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
413 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
414 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
415 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
416 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
417 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
418 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
419 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
420 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
421 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
422 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
423 + &[+] short name for infix operators
424 + hash slices
425 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
426 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
427 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
428 signatures
429 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
430 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
431 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
432 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
433 + implemented $*PID
434 + method introspection works again
435 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
436 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
437
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
438 New in 2010.03 release
439 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
440 updates, making them faster and more complete
441 + .^parent now works again
442 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
443 + Hash creation has been optimized
444 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
445 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
446 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
447 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
448 + The statement modifier for loop works again
449 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
450 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
451 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
452 some of it leading to mild speedups
453 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
454 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
455 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
456 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
457 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
458 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
459 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
460 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
461 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
462 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
463 + Added back @*INC
464 + Read-only %*ENV support
465 + Grammars work again
466 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
467 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
468 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
469 + Add back many of the file test methods
470 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
471 modules through Rakudo *
472 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
473 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
474 version by default if multiple are available.
475 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
476 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
477 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
478 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
479 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
480 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
481 the available candidates
482 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
483 + Many cases of smart-match work again
484 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
485 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
486 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
487 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
488 + Array.rotate added back
489 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
490 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
491 + Various other bug fixes
492 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
493
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
494 New in 2010.02 release
495 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
496 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
497 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
498 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
499 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
500 suggests
501 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
502 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
503 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
504 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
505 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
506 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
507 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
508 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
509 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
510 + 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
511 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
512 is still ongoing
513 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
514 better with various package management systems
515
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
516 New in 2010-01 release
517 + Added method form of eval.
518 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
519 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
520 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
521
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
522 New in 2009-12 release
523 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
524 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
525
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
526 New in 2009-11 release
527 + 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
528 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
529 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
530 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
531 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
532 number of bytes which will be received
533 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
534 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
535
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
536 New in 2009-10 release
537 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
538 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
539 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
540 + some variants of the new series operator
541 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
542 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
543 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
544 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
545 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
546 + new, faster low level Signature type
547 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
548 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
549 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
550 + signature literals now supported
551 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
552 + attributive parameters implemented
553 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
554 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
555
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
556 New in 2009-09 release
557 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
558 + Rat (rational) numbers
559 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
560 + contextual variables
561 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
562 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
563 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
564 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
565
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
566 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
567 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
568 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
569 + separate Perl 6 meta class
570 + introspection on roles
571 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
572 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
573 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
574 + moved more built-ins into the setting
575 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
576 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
577 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
578 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
579 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
580 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
581 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
582 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
583 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
584 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
585 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
586 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
587 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
588 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
589
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
590 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
591 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
592 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
593 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
594 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
595 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
596 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
597 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
598 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
599 considered a success
600 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
601 + added List.rotate builtin
602 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
603 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
604 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
605
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
606 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
607 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
608 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
609 + method calls are now faster
610 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
611 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
612 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
613 + type checking of implicit return values
614 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
615 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
616 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
617 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
618 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
619 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
620 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
621 + improved Unicode string handling
622 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
623 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
624
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
625 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
626 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
627 + basic support for custom operators
628 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
629 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
630 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
631 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
632 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
633 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
634 + .name method on routines
635 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
636 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
637 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
638 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
639 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
640 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
641 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
642 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
643 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
644 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
645 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
646 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
647 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
648 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
649 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
650 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
651 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
652 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
653 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
654
655 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
656 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
657 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
658 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
659 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
660 + typed arrays and hashes
661 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
662 + .invert and .push on Hashes
663 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
664 + parallel testing
665 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
666 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
667 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
668 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
669 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
670 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
671 + 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
672 + moved many methods to the setting
673 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
674 + implemented START blocks
675 + implemented roots builtin
676 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
677 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
678 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
679 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
680 + .readline is now .get
681 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
682 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
683
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
684 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
685 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
686 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
687 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
688 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
689 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
690 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
691 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
692 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
693 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
694 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
695 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
696 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
697 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
698 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
699 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
700 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
701
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
702 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
703 + first release independent of Parrot releases
704 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
705 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
706 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
707 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
708 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
709 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
710 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
711 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
712 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
713 + XopX is now Xop
714 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
715 + added min= and max= metaoperators
716 + many many bugfixes
717 + publish release schedule
718 + documentation improvements
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