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d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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1 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
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2 + IPv6 support
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3 + more robust numeric exponentation
4 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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5 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
6 + various constructs now return Nil
7 + infix:<orelse> implemented
8 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
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9
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10 New in 2011.01 release
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11 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
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12 + 'handles RoleName' now works
13 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
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14 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
15 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
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16 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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17
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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18 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
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19 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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20 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
21 + don't register names of anon types
22 + configuration improvements
23 + updated Any functions
24 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
25 + implemented Hash.hash
26 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
27 + Buf.decode fixed
28 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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29
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30 New in 2010.11 release
31 + now works with parrot on git
32 + implemented qw//
33 + 5x speedup of .trans
34 + various improvements to Set
35 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
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36 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
37 + implemented &elems
38 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
39 + improvement on hyperoperators
40 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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41
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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42 New in 2010.10 release
43 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
44 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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45 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
46 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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47 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
48 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
49 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
50 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
51 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
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52
53 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
54 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
55 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
56 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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57 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
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58 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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59 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
60 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
61 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
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62 + Bool.pick
63 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
64
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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65 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
66 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
67 + updated ROADMAP
68 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
69 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
70 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
71 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
72 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
73 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
74 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
75
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
76 New in 2010.07 release
77 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
78 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
79 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
80 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
81 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
82 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
83 + more robust closures
84 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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85 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
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86 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
87 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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88 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
89 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
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90 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
91 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
92 + custom circumfix operators
93 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
94 + weighted Hash.pick
95 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
96 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
97 + 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
98 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
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99
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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100 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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101 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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102 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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103 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
104 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
105 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
106 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
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107 + proper Perl 6 match objects
108 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
109 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
110 + basic version of Str.trans
111 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
112 + @*ARGS is now read-write
113 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
114 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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115 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
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116
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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117 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
118 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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119 + manual pages are now installed
120 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
121 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
122 + many improvements to numeric handling
123 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
124 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
125 + basic enum implementation
126 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
127 + turned on an additional 47 test files
128 + further improved error messages
129 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
130 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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131
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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132 New in 2010.04 release
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133 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
134 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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135 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
136 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
137 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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138 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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139 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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140 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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141 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
142 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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143 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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144 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
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145 + &[+] short name for infix operators
146 + hash slices
147 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
148 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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149 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
150 signatures
151 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
152 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
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153 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
154 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
155 + implemented $*PID
156 + method introspection works again
157 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
158 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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159
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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160 New in 2010.03 release
161 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
162 updates, making them faster and more complete
163 + .^parent now works again
164 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
165 + Hash creation has been optimized
166 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
167 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
168 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
169 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
170 + The statement modifier for loop works again
171 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
172 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
173 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
174 some of it leading to mild speedups
175 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
176 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
177 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
178 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
179 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
180 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
181 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
182 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
183 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
184 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
185 + Added back @*INC
186 + Read-only %*ENV support
187 + Grammars work again
188 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
189 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
190 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
191 + Add back many of the file test methods
192 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
193 modules through Rakudo *
194 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
195 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
196 version by default if multiple are available.
197 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
198 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
199 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
200 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
201 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
202 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
203 the available candidates
204 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
205 + Many cases of smart-match work again
206 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
207 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
208 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
209 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
210 + Array.rotate added back
211 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
212 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
213 + Various other bug fixes
214 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
215
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
216 New in 2010.02 release
217 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
218 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
219 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
220 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
221 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
222 suggests
223 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
224 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
225 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
226 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
227 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
228 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
229 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
230 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
231 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
232 + 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
233 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
234 is still ongoing
235 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
236 better with various package management systems
237
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
238 New in 2010-01 release
239 + Added method form of eval.
240 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
241 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
242 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
243
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
244 New in 2009-12 release
245 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
246 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
247
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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248 New in 2009-11 release
249 + 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
250 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
251 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
252 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
253 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
254 number of bytes which will be received
255 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
256 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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257
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
258 New in 2009-10 release
259 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
260 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
261 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
262 + some variants of the new series operator
263 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
264 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
265 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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266 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
267 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
268 + new, faster low level Signature type
269 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
270 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
271 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
272 + signature literals now supported
273 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
274 + attributive parameters implemented
275 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
276 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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277
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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278 New in 2009-09 release
279 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
280 + Rat (rational) numbers
281 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
282 + contextual variables
283 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
284 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
285 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
286 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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287
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
288 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
289 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
290 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
291 + separate Perl 6 meta class
292 + introspection on roles
293 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
294 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
295 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
296 + moved more built-ins into the setting
297 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
298 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
299 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
300 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
301 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
302 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
303 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
304 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
305 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
306 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
307 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
308 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
309 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
310 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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311
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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312 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
313 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
314 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
315 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
316 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
317 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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318 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
319 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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320 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
321 considered a success
322 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
323 + added List.rotate builtin
324 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
325 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
326 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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327
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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328 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
329 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
330 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
331 + method calls are now faster
332 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
333 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
334 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
335 + type checking of implicit return values
336 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
337 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
338 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
339 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
340 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
341 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
342 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
343 + improved Unicode string handling
344 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
345 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
346
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
347 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
348 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
349 + basic support for custom operators
350 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
351 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
352 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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353 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
354 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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355 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
356 + .name method on routines
357 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
358 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
359 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
360 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
361 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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362 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
363 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
364 + documented build dependencies
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365 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
366 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
367 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
368 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
369 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
370 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
371 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
372 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
373 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
374 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
375 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
376
377 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
378 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
379 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
380 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
381 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
382 + typed arrays and hashes
383 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
384 + .invert and .push on Hashes
385 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
386 + parallel testing
387 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
388 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
389 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
390 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
391 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
392 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
393 + 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
394 + moved many methods to the setting
395 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
396 + implemented START blocks
397 + implemented roots builtin
398 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
399 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
400 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
401 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
402 + .readline is now .get
403 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
404 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
405
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
406 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
407 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
408 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
409 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
410 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
411 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
412 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
413 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
414 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
415 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
416 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
417 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
418 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
419 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
420 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
421 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
422 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
423
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
424 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
425 + first release independent of Parrot releases
426 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
427 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
428 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
429 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
430 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
431 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
432 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
433 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
434 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
435 + XopX is now Xop
436 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
437 + added min= and max= metaoperators
438 + many many bugfixes
439 + publish release schedule
440 + documentation improvements
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