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1 New in 2011.11
2 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec.
3 + correct default values for natively typed variables
4 + fixed initialization of state variables
5
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6 New in 2011.10
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7 + operators and functions with native type arguments
8 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
9 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
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10 + performance improvements of MapIter
11 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
12 + Exception.backtrace
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13 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
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14
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15 New in 2011.09
16 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
17 + many speedups
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18 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
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19 + much more robust handling of infinite list
20 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
21 + :U and :D type modifiers
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22 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
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23 + improved enum support
24 + basic 'constant' declarator
25 + .WHAT and friends as macros
26 + chrs sub and method
27 + support for .gist
28 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
29 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
30 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
31 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
32 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
33 + basic support for .WHY
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34 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
35 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
36 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
37 + better handling of type variables
38 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
39 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
40 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
41 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
42 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
43 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
44 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
45 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
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46
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47 New in 2011.07
48 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
49 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
50 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
51
52 New in 2011.06
53 + added take-rw built-in
54 + numerous build system improvements
55 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
56
57 New in 2011.05 release
58 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
59 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
60 + build system improvements
61 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
62 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
63 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
64 + implemented Int.base
65 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
66 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
67 + overall performance speedups
68
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69 New in 2011.04 release
70 + implemented Str.indent
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71 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
72 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
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73
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74 New in 2011.03 release
75 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
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76 + -n and -p command line options
77 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
78 + implemented complex conjugation
79 + more IO methods related to stat
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80
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81 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
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82 + IPv6 support
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83 + more robust numeric exponentation
84 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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85 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
86 + various constructs now return Nil
87 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
88 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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89 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
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90
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91 New in 2011.01 release
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92 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
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93 + 'handles RoleName' now works
94 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
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95 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
96 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
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97 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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98
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99 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
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100 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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101 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
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102 + don't register names of anon types
103 + configuration improvements
104 + updated Any functions
105 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
106 + implemented Hash.hash
107 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
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108 + Buf.decode fixed
109 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
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110
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111 New in 2010.11 release
112 + now works with parrot on git
113 + implemented qw//
114 + 5x speedup of .trans
115 + various improvements to Set
116 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
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117 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
118 + implemented &elems
119 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
120 + improvement on hyperoperators
121 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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122
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123 New in 2010.10 release
124 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
125 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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126 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
127 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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128 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
129 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
130 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
131 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
132 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
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133
134 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
135 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
136 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
137 + Instants and Durations
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138 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
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139 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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140 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
141 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
142 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
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143 + Bool.pick
144 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
145
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146 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
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147 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
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148 + updated ROADMAP
149 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
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150 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
151 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
152 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
153 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
154 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
155 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
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156
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157 New in 2010.07 release
158 + support for delegation via 'handles'
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159 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
160 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
161 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
162 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
163 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
164 + more robust closures
165 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
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166 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
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167 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
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168 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
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169 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
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170 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
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171 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
172 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
173 + custom circumfix operators
174 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
175 + weighted Hash.pick
176 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
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177 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
178 + Int ~~ Num is no longer true, as per spec; use Numeric instead
937177e @jnthn Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
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179 + Improvements to enumerations
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180
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181 New in 2010.06 release
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182 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
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183 + variable interpolation into regexes
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184 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
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185 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
186 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
187 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
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188 + proper Perl 6 match objects
189 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
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190 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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191 + basic version of Str.trans
192 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
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193 + @*ARGS is now read-write
194 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
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195 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
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196 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
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197
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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198 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
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199 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
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200 + manual pages are now installed
201 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
202 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
203 + many improvements to numeric handling
204 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
205 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
206 + basic enum implementation
207 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
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208 + turned on an additional 47 test files
209 + further improved error messages
210 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
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211 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
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212
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213 New in 2010.04 release
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214 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
215 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
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216 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
217 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
218 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
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219 + loading of .pm6 modules
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220 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
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221 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
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222 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
223 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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224 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
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225 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
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226 + &[+] short name for infix operators
227 + hash slices
228 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
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229 + smart-matching against signatures
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230 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
231 signatures
232 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
233 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
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234 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
235 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
236 + implemented $*PID
237 + method introspection works again
238 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
239 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
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240
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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241 New in 2010.03 release
242 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
243 updates, making them faster and more complete
244 + .^parent now works again
245 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
246 + Hash creation has been optimized
247 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
248 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
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249 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
250 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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251 + The statement modifier for loop works again
252 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
253 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
254 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
255 some of it leading to mild speedups
256 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
257 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
258 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
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259 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
260 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
261 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
262 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
263 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
264 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
265 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
266 + Added back @*INC
267 + Read-only %*ENV support
268 + Grammars work again
269 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
270 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
271 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
272 + Add back many of the file test methods
273 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
274 modules through Rakudo *
275 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
276 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
277 version by default if multiple are available.
278 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
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279 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
280 of them
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281 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
282 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
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283 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
284 the available candidates
285 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
286 + Many cases of smart-match work again
287 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
288 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
289 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
290 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
291 + Array.rotate added back
292 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
293 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
294 + Various other bug fixes
295 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
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296
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
297 New in 2010.02 release
298 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
299 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
300 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
301 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
302 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
303 suggests
304 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
305 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
306 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
307 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
308 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
309 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
310 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
311 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
312 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
313 + 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
314 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
315 is still ongoing
316 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
317 better with various package management systems
318
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
319 New in 2010-01 release
320 + Added method form of eval.
321 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
322 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
323 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
324
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
325 New in 2009-12 release
326 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
327 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
328
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
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329 New in 2009-11 release
330 + 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
331 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
332 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
333 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
334 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
335 number of bytes which will be received
336 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
337 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
338
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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339 New in 2009-10 release
340 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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341 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
342 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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343 + some variants of the new series operator
344 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
345 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
346 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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347 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
348 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
349 + new, faster low level Signature type
350 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
351 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
352 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
353 + signature literals now supported
354 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
355 + attributive parameters implemented
356 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
357 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
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358
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359 New in 2009-09 release
360 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
361 + Rat (rational) numbers
362 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
363 + contextual variables
364 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
365 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
366 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
367 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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368
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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369 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
370 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
371 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
372 + separate Perl 6 meta class
373 + introspection on roles
374 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
375 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
376 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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377 + moved more built-ins into the setting
378 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
379 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
380 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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381 operators are not yet implemented
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382 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
383 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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384 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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385 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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386 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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387 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
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388 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
389 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
390 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
391 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
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392
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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393 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
394 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
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395 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
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396 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
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397 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
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398 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
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399 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
400 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
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401 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
402 considered a success
403 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
404 + added List.rotate builtin
405 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
406 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
407 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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408
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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409 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
410 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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411 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
412 + method calls are now faster
413 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
414 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
415 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
416 + type checking of implicit return values
417 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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418 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
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419 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
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420 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
421 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
422 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
423 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
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424 + improved Unicode string handling
425 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
426 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
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427
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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428 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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429 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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430 + basic support for custom operators
431 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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432 + meta operator support for custom operators
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433 + cross-language library loading
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434 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
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435 + implemented Regex type
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436 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
437 + .name method on routines
438 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
439 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
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440 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
441 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
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442 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
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443 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
444 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
445 + documented build dependencies
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446 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
447 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
448 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
449 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
450 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
451 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
452 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
453 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
454 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
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455 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
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456 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
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457
458 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
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459 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
460 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
461 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
462 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
463 + typed arrays and hashes
464 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
465 + .invert and .push on Hashes
466 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
467 + parallel testing
468 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
469 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
470 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
471 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
472 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
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473 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
474 + 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
475 + moved many methods to the setting
476 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
477 + implemented START blocks
478 + implemented roots builtin
479 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
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480 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
481 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
482 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
483 + .readline is now .get
484 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
485 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
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486
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
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487 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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488 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
489 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
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490 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
491 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
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492 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
493 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
494 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
495 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
496 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
497 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
498 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
499 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
500 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
501 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
502 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
503 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
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504
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
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505 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
506 + first release independent of Parrot releases
507 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
508 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
509 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
510 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
511 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
512 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
513 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
514 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
515 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
516 + XopX is now Xop
517 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
518 + added min= and max= metaoperators
519 + many many bugfixes
520 + publish release schedule
521 + documentation improvements
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