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