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b3fc32a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
1 New in 2013.02
2 + "Did you mean ..." suggestions for symbol-not-found errors
3 + Compile-time optimization of some cases of junctions in boolean context
4 + Date and DateTime now support a .delta method
5 + IO::Socket.get now works again with non-Unicode characters
6 + $() now takes $/.ast into account
7 + proper return value for smartmatching against a substitution
8 + better error reporting when a parent class does not exist
33d8dd0 update ChangeLog
Moritz Lenz authored
9 + constant folding for routines marked as 'is pure'
10 + natively typed variables now work in the REPL
11 + better error reporting in the REPL
fdbba70 @moritz RT #107992: make $_ writable in -n/-p code
moritz authored
12 + writable $_ in -p and -e one-liner
8369e63 @moritz speed up eqv for Buf
moritz authored
13 + speed up eqv-comparison of Bufs
d2795bb @moritz update ChangeLog with new warnings
moritz authored
14 + warnings for useless use of (some) literals, variables and constant
15 expressions in sink context
a763a18 @moritz update ChangeLog
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16 + /../ and rx/.../ literals match against $_ in sink context
17 + array variable interpolation into regexes
b3fc32a @moritz update ChangeLog
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18
f6ee0c9 @moritz update ChangeLog with sink context changes
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19 New in 2013.01
20 + sink context; for-loops are now lazy by default
c8de2eb @moritz update ChangeLog for outer-bound branch merge
moritz authored
21 + first mentioning a variable from outer scope and then redeclaring it
22 in the same scope (my $a; { $a; my $a }) is now an error.
f5037ef @moritz remove "SAFE" setting
moritz authored
23 + the long-deprecated "SAFE" setting has been removed
ffde430 @moritz require + indirect names deserves a ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
24 + 'require' now works with indirect module names
463daf0 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
25 + restored socket read semantics to returning the requested number of bytes
26 + $obj.Some::Role::meth() now passes the correct $obj
27 + try/CATCH now returns Nil when the CATCH is triggered, rather than the
28 exception; this brings it in line with try without a CATCH
29 + whatever-star cases of splice now implemented
30 + sequences with Junction endpoints now work
31 + corrected precedence of various set operators
32 + fixed binding of non-Any things into hashes and arrays
33 + can now import multis with the same name from different modules,
34 provided all dispatchers are onlystar
f6ee0c9 @moritz update ChangeLog with sink context changes
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35
7ede6cd @moritz remove ~/.perl6/lib from default @*INC
moritz authored
36 New in 2012.12
37 + ~/.perl6/lib is gone from the default include path
a1eff00 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
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38 + fixed indent method's handling of empty lines
39 + fixed .indent(*)
40 + parse errors now formatted like in STD, with color
41 + location of parse error now indicated with context
42 + highwater algorithm implemented, greatly improving accuracy of parse error
43 line numbers and locations in a range of cases
a308f34 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
44 + some parse errors now report what the parser was looking for at the time the
45 parse failed
46 + better errors for unmatched closing brackets and two terms in a row
a1eff00 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
47 + uniq now has === semantics as specified, not eq semantics
a308f34 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
48 + junction auto-threader optimized and is an order of magnitude faster
9df474a implement sub term:<foo>
Moritz Lenz authored
49 + implemented sub term:<foo>
8d4704a @jnthn Update ChangeLog a bit.
jnthn authored
50 + implemented texas versions of the Set and Bag operators
51 + good error for use of . to concatenate strings
52 + flattening large lists of Parcels now happens in about half the time
10ced2a @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
53 + adopted STD panic/sorry/worry model, meaning that we now keep parsing
54 further and can report multiple issues in a range of cases
55 + we now catch and complain about post-declared type names
56 + variable redeclarations are now just a warning, not an error
57 + a mention of an &foo that is never defined is now an error
58 + fixed .perl output for a Pair with a Pair key
03346c0 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
59 + interpolation of undeclared arrays, hashes and functions now detected
60 + { a => $_ } now correctly considered a block, not a hash as before
7ede6cd @moritz remove ~/.perl6/lib from default @*INC
moritz authored
61
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
jnthn authored
62 New in 2012.11
63 + user-defined operators only affect the parser in the scope they are declared in
64 + fixed pre-compilation of modules containing user-defined operators
65 + implemented precedence related traits (equiv, looser, tighter, assoc)
66 + Perl 6 grammar NFAs are pre-computed, saving some work on each invocation; this
74a8835 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
67 shaved around 10% off the time needed to run the spectests
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
jnthn authored
68 + redeclaring a class as a role now gives a better error
69 + the < foo bar > syntax in regexes now respects :i
74a8835 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
70 + << ... >> now interpolates, respecting quoting and pairs
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
71 + fix error reporting for not-found dynamic variables
6859fb6 @moritz update ChangeLog with proto arity changes
moritz authored
72 + many protos now have much narrower signatures
5fbf373 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
73 + quote parsing implementation aligned with the approach STD uses
74 + regexes and quotes have better support for user-selected delimiters
75 + quote adverbs
68460ce @jnthn Some more ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
76 + heredocs
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
77 + carry out IO::Path.dir deprecation
78 + implement infix:<andthen>
68460ce @jnthn Some more ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
79 + macro arguments now carry their lexical environment properly
80 + postfix operators of the form '.FOO' take precedence over method calls
81 + version control markers detected and gracefully complained over
0a320a4 @jnthn A few ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
82 + INIT phasers now work as r-values
83 + our ($x, $y) style declarations fixed
84 + take and take-rw now evaluate to the taken value
5dd878b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
85 + implemented cando method on Routine
86 + FIRST/NEXT/LAST can now be used in all types of loop (previously limited to for)
87 + implemented operator adverbs
ca9c30d @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
88 + implemented :exists and :delete subscript adverbs and on hashes
89 + implemented :p, :k, :v and :kv subscript adverbs on arrays and hashes
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
90 + fixed shell words post-processing like << foo "bar $baz" >>
fc349a9 @masak ignore a BOM at the beginning of a file
masak authored
91 + byte-order mark at the beginning of a file is now ignored
a41a483 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
92 + fixed bug that could lead to disappearing symbols when loading pre-compiled modules
93 + Configure no longer passes --optimize to Parrot if --parrot-option is specified
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
94 + deprecated current &foo semantics
95 + fixed #`foo and friends at start of statementlist
96 + simplify setting line number of compile-time exceptions
97 + made :($a, $b) := \(1, 2) update $a and $b
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
jnthn authored
98
14e575b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
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99 New in 2012.10
100 + :60[24, 59, 59] radix form
101 + delegation to methods using the handles trait
102 + fixed serialization of Buf
103 + improved handling of :P5 regexes (more features, less bugs)
104 + determining that an object lacks a method is usually now much faster
105 + reduced memory usage of Match objects and optimized their construction a little
106 + some code-generation improvements related to void context
107 + implemented :dba('...') modifier in regexes
108 + various error messages improved through use of :dba('...') in the Perl 6 grammar
109 + implemented 'x' in pack
110 + added $*CUSTOM-LIB
111 + eval in a method can now see self, attributes and $?PACKAGE
112 + each REPL line no longer implies a fresh GLOBAL
113 + fixed some Pod parsing issues with Windows newlines
114 + fixed interaction of :i and LTM (alternations and protoregexes now respect it)
115 + import of custom meta-objects only affects the scope they are imported into
6064d0f @jnthn Note <-> in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
116 + made <-> lambdas work
42a280b @jnthn Get nested delimeters parse fix.
jnthn authored
117 + can now parse nested pairs of quote delimeters, like q{ foo q{ bar } baz }
14e575b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
118
81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
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119 New in 2012.09.1
e095de4 @moritz sub forms of is-prime and expmod
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120 + is-prime and expmod
9af8f20 @moritz update ChangeLog
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121 + smart matching against Signature literals
fea947c @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
122 + binding to signatures in declarators
123 + the is hidden and base traits
81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
124 + ability to set encoding on sockets temporarily removed (reverts to 2012.08 behavior)
2e33656 @moritz add expmod and is-prime
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125
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
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126 New in 2012.09
127 + class Iterable does not inherit from class Cool anymore
128 + basic macro unquoting
129 + basic support for m:P5/.../ regexes
91e9725 @moritz update ChangeLog
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130 + support for indirect type names in routine and type declarations
54030c3 @jnthn Add a note about having QAST-based NQP to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
131 + compiler now built with QAST-based NQP, which generates better code, thus
132 making the compiler a little faster
f488677 @moritz export trait for constants
moritz authored
133 + support for "is export" traits on constants
d1f4dc7 @moritz implement wordcase, deprecate capitalize
moritz authored
134 + implemented Str.wordcase
0e36b2d @jnthn Add multi improvements to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
135 + can now write more complex proto subs and methods, using {*} to enter the
136 dispatcher
137 + tie-breaking with constraints now picks the first matching one rather than
138 demanding they be mutually exclusive
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
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139
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
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140 New in 2012.08
141 + tclc implemented
85541f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
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142 + --> ReturnType in signatures and prefix type constraints of routine return
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
143 types are honored
96699c0 @jnthn Be a little more precise/informative about magnitude of memory improv…
jnthn authored
144 + reduced memory usage at build time by around 35% - 40%
8c740aa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
145 + the argument to IO::Socket.recv is now interpreted as a number of characters
146 + enum lists and arguments to parametric roles are now evaluated at compile time
7b678c3 @jnthn Mention PIRT.
jnthn authored
147 + switched to new internal AST and backend representations (QAST and PIRT)
3a20b76 @moritz remove some deprecated subs and methods
moritz authored
148 + removed deprecated routines Str.bytes and Str.lcfirst/&lcfirst
7c4c8b1 @moritz mention trait exception improvements in ChangeLog
moritz authored
149 + errors from traits now contain file name and line number
e3d4092 @moritz update ChangeLog with IO::{File,Dir} removal
moritz authored
150 + IO::File and IO::Dir have been removed
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
151 + inliner has been improved and can inline a wider range of routines
152 + simple implementation of the 'soft' pragma
153 + fixed over-eager treatment of numeric literals as int rather than Int in cases
154 where they appeared each side of an infix operator
78c5c17 @moritz Detect and carp at circular module loading
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155 + detect circularities in module loading
449f30f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
156 + sigilless variables in signatures when proeceed by | or \
de84a76 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog bits.
jnthn authored
157 + prevented blocks that declare variables turning into hash constructors
158 + made pre-compilation complain if dependencies are not pre-compiled yet
159 + fixed interpolation of double-quoted strings in regexes
160 + fixed issue with Num.new not being friendly to subclassing
161 + implemented handling of complex numbers in Str.Numeric
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
moritz authored
162
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
163 New in 2012.07
164 + Deprecated SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting
582c906 @moritz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
165 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 @jnthn Add a note on meta-object improvement to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
166 + The built-in meta-objects (such as Metamodel::ClassHOW) now inherit from Any
88a9d69 @moritz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
moritz authored
167 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
168 + Exception.fail, .resumable and .resume
169 + Changed &dir to return IO::Path objects, not strings
5ee1f1e @pmichaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
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170 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
55cf00a @moritz [docs/ChangeLog] &spurt, &slurp with :bin
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171 + &slurp now supports :bin
172 + &spurt implemented
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
173 + cleaned up Version implementation
174 + fixed :s file test
175 + recognize obosolete rand() and rand(N) forms at compile time
176 + anonymous subset types 'subset :: of Int where { $_ > 0 }'
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
177
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
178 New in 2012.06
5cff505 @moritz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
179 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
180 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
181 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
182 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
183 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
184 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
185 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 @moritz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
186 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
187 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
188 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 @moritz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
189 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 @moritz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
190 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 @jnthn Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
191 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
192 + require with argument list
de72404 @moritz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
193 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
194 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 @jnthn Make | flattening work on pairs, which flatten as named arguments.
jnthn authored
195 + can now use | to flatten a pair into an argument list as a named argument
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
196
5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
197 New in 2012.05
198 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
199 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
200 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
201 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
202 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
moritz authored
203 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
204 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
205 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
206 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
207 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
208 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
209 + ms// fixed
210 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
211 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
212 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d @tadzik [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
213 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
214 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
215 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
216 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
217 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
218 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
219 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
220 + enumeration types can be used as roles
221 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
222 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
223 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
224 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
225 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
226 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
227 + support for non-Int enums
228 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb @jnthn Few ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
229 + chmod now available as a function
230 + roundrobin implemented
231 + fixed a bug in precompilation of modules that use roles from other modules
eb05804 @jnthn Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
232 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 @jnthn Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
233 + implemented substr-rw, which provides an l-value (assignable) substring
22c12b0 @jnthn First crack at <~~> in regexes. Note that <~~0> and <~~beer> are NYI,…
jnthn authored
234 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 @moritz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
235 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd @moritz update changelog
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236
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
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237 New in 2012.04.1
238 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
239 + more robust module precompilation
240 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
241 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
242 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
243 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
244 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
245 + improved Parameter.perl
246 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
247 + improved --help output
248 + install precompiled test module for speedup
249 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
250 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
251
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
252 New in 2012.04
253 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
254 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
255 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
256 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
257 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
258 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
259 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
260 + implemented Routine.package
261 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
262 + warnings now have line numbers
263 + brought back Str.indent
264 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
265 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
266 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
267 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
268 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
269 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
270 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
271 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
272 + added $*PERL
273 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
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274
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
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275 New in 2012.03
276 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
277 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
278 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
279 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
280 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
281 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
282 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
283 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
284 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
285 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
286 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
287 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
288 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
289 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
290 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
291 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
292 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
293 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
294 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
295
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
296 New in 2012.02
297 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
298 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
299 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
300 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
301 + implemented <prior>
302 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
303 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
304 + conjugate is now called conj
305 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
306 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
307 + implemented Match.make(...) method
308 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
309 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
310 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
311 + List.tree made more useful
312 + implemented rename and copy functions
313 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
314 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
315 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
316 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
317 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
318 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
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319 + improved backtraces
320 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
321 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
322 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
323 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
324 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
325 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
326 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
327 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
328 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
329 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
330
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right …
jnthn authored
331 New in 2012.01
332 + -c command line option re-implemented
333 + take flattening bug fixed
334 + duplicate named parameter names detected
335 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
336 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
337 + better Routine.perl
338 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
339 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
340 + Array.delete implemented
341 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
342 + improved parameter introspection
343 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
344 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
345 + binding to array and hash elements
346 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
347 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
348 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
349 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
350 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
351 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
352 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
353 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
354 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
355 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
356 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
357 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
358 + 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 …
jnthn authored
359
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
360 New in 2011.12
361 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
362 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
363 + backslash sequences in character classes
364 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
365 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
366 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
367 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
368 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
369 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
370 + implemented .trans on strings
371 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
372 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
373 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
374 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
375 + some parametric role fixes
376 + can now use but operator with a type object
377 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
378 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
379 + implemented getc
380 + implemented .WALK
381 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
382 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
383 + implemented Proxy class
384 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
385 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
386 + updated docs/ROADMAP
387 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
388 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
389
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
390 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
391 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
392 + big integer support
393 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
394 + correct default values for natively typed variables
395 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
396 + improved support for natively typed variables
397 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
398 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
399 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
400 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
401 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
402 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
403 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
404 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
405
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
406 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
407 + operators and functions with native type arguments
408 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
409 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
410 + performance improvements of MapIter
411 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
412 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
413 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
414
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
415 New in 2011.09
416 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
417 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
418 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
419 + much more robust handling of infinite list
420 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
421 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
422 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
423 + improved enum support
424 + basic 'constant' declarator
425 + .WHAT and friends as macros
426 + chrs sub and method
427 + support for .gist
428 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
429 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
430 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
431 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
432 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
433 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
434 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
435 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
436 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
437 + better handling of type variables
438 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
439 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
440 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
441 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
442 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
443 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
444 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
445 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
446
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
moritz authored
447 New in 2011.07
448 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
449 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
450 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
451
452 New in 2011.06
453 + added take-rw built-in
454 + numerous build system improvements
455 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
456
457 New in 2011.05 release
458 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
459 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
460 + build system improvements
461 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
462 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
463 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
464 + implemented Int.base
465 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
466 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
467 + overall performance speedups
468
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
469 New in 2011.04 release
470 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
471 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
472 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
473
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
474 New in 2011.03 release
475 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
476 + -n and -p command line options
477 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
478 + implemented complex conjugation
479 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
480
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
481 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
482 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
483 + more robust numeric exponentation
484 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
485 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
486 + various constructs now return Nil
487 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
488 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
489 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
490
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
491 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
492 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
493 + 'handles RoleName' now works
494 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
495 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
496 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
497 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
498
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
499 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
500 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
501 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
502 + don't register names of anon types
503 + configuration improvements
504 + updated Any functions
505 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
506 + implemented Hash.hash
507 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
508 + Buf.decode fixed
509 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
510
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
511 New in 2010.11 release
512 + now works with parrot on git
513 + implemented qw//
514 + 5x speedup of .trans
515 + various improvements to Set
516 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
517 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
518 + implemented &elems
519 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
520 + improvement on hyperoperators
521 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
522
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
523 New in 2010.10 release
524 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
525 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
526 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
527 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
528 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
529 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
530 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
531 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
532 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
533
534 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
535 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
536 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
537 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
538 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
539 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
540 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
541 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
542 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
543 + Bool.pick
544 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
545
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
546 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
547 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
548 + updated ROADMAP
549 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
550 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
551 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
552 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
553 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
554 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
555 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
556
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
557 New in 2010.07 release
558 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
559 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
560 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
561 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
562 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
563 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
564 + more robust closures
565 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
566 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
567 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
568 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
569 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
570 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
571 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
572 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
573 + custom circumfix operators
574 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
575 + weighted Hash.pick
576 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
577 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
578 + 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
579 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
580
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
581 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
582 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
583 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
584 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
585 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
586 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
587 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
588 + proper Perl 6 match objects
589 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
590 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
591 + basic version of Str.trans
592 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
593 + @*ARGS is now read-write
594 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
595 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
596 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
597
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
598 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
599 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
600 + manual pages are now installed
601 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
602 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
603 + many improvements to numeric handling
604 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
605 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
606 + basic enum implementation
607 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
608 + turned on an additional 47 test files
609 + further improved error messages
610 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
611 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
612
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
613 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
614 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
615 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
616 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
617 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
618 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
619 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
620 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
621 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
622 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
623 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
624 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
625 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
626 + &[+] short name for infix operators
627 + hash slices
628 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
629 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
630 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
631 signatures
632 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
633 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
634 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
635 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
636 + implemented $*PID
637 + method introspection works again
638 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
639 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
640
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
641 New in 2010.03 release
642 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
643 updates, making them faster and more complete
644 + .^parent now works again
645 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
646 + Hash creation has been optimized
647 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
648 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
649 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
650 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
651 + The statement modifier for loop works again
652 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
653 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
654 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
655 some of it leading to mild speedups
656 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
657 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
658 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
659 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
660 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
661 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
662 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
663 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
664 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
665 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
666 + Added back @*INC
667 + Read-only %*ENV support
668 + Grammars work again
669 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
670 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
671 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
672 + Add back many of the file test methods
673 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
674 modules through Rakudo *
675 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
676 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
677 version by default if multiple are available.
678 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
679 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
680 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
681 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
682 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
683 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
684 the available candidates
685 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
686 + Many cases of smart-match work again
687 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
688 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
689 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
690 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
691 + Array.rotate added back
692 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
693 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
694 + Various other bug fixes
695 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
696
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
697 New in 2010.02 release
698 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
699 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
700 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
701 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
702 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
703 suggests
704 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
705 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
706 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
707 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
708 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
709 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
710 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
711 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
712 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
713 + 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
714 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
715 is still ongoing
716 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
717 better with various package management systems
718
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
719 New in 2010-01 release
720 + Added method form of eval.
721 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
722 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
723 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
724
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
725 New in 2009-12 release
726 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
727 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
728
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
729 New in 2009-11 release
730 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d351043 @jnthn Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
jnthn authored
731 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
732 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
733 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
734 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
735 number of bytes which will be received
736 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
737 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
738
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
739 New in 2009-10 release
740 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
741 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
742 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
743 + some variants of the new series operator
744 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
745 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
746 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
747 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
748 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
749 + new, faster low level Signature type
750 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
751 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
752 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
753 + signature literals now supported
754 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
755 + attributive parameters implemented
756 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
757 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
758
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
759 New in 2009-09 release
760 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
761 + Rat (rational) numbers
762 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
763 + contextual variables
764 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
765 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
766 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
767 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
768
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
769 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
770 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
771 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
772 + separate Perl 6 meta class
773 + introspection on roles
774 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
775 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
776 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
777 + moved more built-ins into the setting
778 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
779 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
780 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
781 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
782 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
783 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
784 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
785 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
786 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
787 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
788 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
789 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
790 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
791 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
792
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
793 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
794 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
795 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
796 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
797 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
798 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
799 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
800 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
801 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
802 considered a success
803 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
804 + added List.rotate builtin
805 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
806 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
807 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
808
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
809 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
810 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
811 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
812 + method calls are now faster
813 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
814 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
815 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
816 + type checking of implicit return values
817 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
818 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
819 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
820 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
821 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
822 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
823 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
824 + improved Unicode string handling
825 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
826 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
827
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
828 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
829 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
830 + basic support for custom operators
831 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
832 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
833 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
834 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
835 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
836 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
837 + .name method on routines
838 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
839 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
840 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
841 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
842 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
843 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
844 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
845 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
846 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
847 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
848 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
849 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
850 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
851 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
852 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
853 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
854 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
855 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
856 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
857
858 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
859 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
860 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
861 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
862 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
863 + typed arrays and hashes
864 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
865 + .invert and .push on Hashes
866 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
867 + parallel testing
868 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
869 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
870 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
871 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
872 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
873 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
874 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
875 + moved many methods to the setting
876 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
877 + implemented START blocks
878 + implemented roots builtin
879 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
880 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
881 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
882 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
jnthn authored
883 + .readline is now .get
884 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
885 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
886
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
887 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
888 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
889 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
890 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
891 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
892 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
893 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
894 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
895 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
896 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
897 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
898 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
899 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
900 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
901 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
902 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
903 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
904
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
905 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
906 + first release independent of Parrot releases
907 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
908 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
909 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
910 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
911 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
912 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
913 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
914 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
915 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
916 + XopX is now Xop
917 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
918 + added min= and max= metaoperators
919 + many many bugfixes
920 + publish release schedule
921 + documentation improvements
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