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4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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1 New in 2009-09 release
2 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
3 + Rat (rational) numbers
4 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
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5 + contextual variables
6 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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7 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
8 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
9 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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10
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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11 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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12 + 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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13 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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14 + separate Perl 6 meta class
15 + introspection on roles
16 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
17 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
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18 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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19 + moved more built-ins into the setting
20 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
21 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
22 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
23 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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24 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
25 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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26 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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27 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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28 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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29 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
30 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
31 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
32 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
33 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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35 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
36 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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37 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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38 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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39 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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40 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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41 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
42 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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43 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
44 considered a success
45 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
46 + added List.rotate builtin
47 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
48 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
49 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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50
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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51 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
52 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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53 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
54 + method calls are now faster
55 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
56 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
57 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
58 + type checking of implicit return values
59 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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60 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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61 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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62 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
63 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
64 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
65 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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66 + improved Unicode string handling
67 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
68 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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69
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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70 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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71 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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72 + basic support for custom operators
73 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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74 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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75 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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76 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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77 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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78 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
79 + .name method on routines
80 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
81 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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82 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
83 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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84 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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85 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
86 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
87 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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88 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
89 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
90 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
91 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
92 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
93 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
94 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
95 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
96 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
97 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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98 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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99
100 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
101 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
102 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
103 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
104 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
105 + typed arrays and hashes
106 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
107 + .invert and .push on Hashes
108 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
109 + parallel testing
110 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
111 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
112 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
113 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
114 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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115 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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116 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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117 + moved many methods to the setting
118 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
119 + implemented START blocks
120 + implemented roots builtin
121 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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122 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
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123 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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124 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
125 + .readline is now .get
126 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
127 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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128
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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129 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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130 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
131 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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132 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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133 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
134 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
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135 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
136 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
137 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
138 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
139 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
140 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
141 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
142 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
143 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
144 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
145 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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146
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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147 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
148 + first release independent of Parrot releases
149 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
150 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
151 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
152 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
153 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
154 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
155 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
156 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
157 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
158 + XopX is now Xop
159 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
160 + added min= and max= metaoperators
161 + many many bugfixes
162 + publish release schedule
163 + documentation improvements
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