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4a57bd7e » jnthn
2011-11-22 Some ChangeLog entries.
1 New in 2011.12
2 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
3 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
4 + backslash sequences in character classes
5 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc84 » jnthn
2011-11-26 Some ChangeLog entries.
6 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
7 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de5 » jnthn
2011-11-26 Couple of ChangeLog additions.
8 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc84 » jnthn
2011-11-26 Some ChangeLog entries.
9 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
10 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20ab » jnthn
2011-12-06 Some ChangeLog entries.
11 + implemented .trans on strings
12 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
13 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
14 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
15 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
16 + some parametric role fixes
17 + can now use but operator with a type object
18 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
19 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
20 + implemented getc
21 + implemented .WALK
22 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
23 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a1588 » moritz
2011-12-22 update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
24 + implemented Proxy class
25 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
26 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
27 + updated docs/ROADMAP
28 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5b » moritz
2011-12-22 preliminary release annoucement
29 + defining new operators
4a57bd7e » jnthn
2011-11-22 Some ChangeLog entries.
30
cbc652c8 » moritz
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
31 New in 2011.11
0bd4922e » jnthn
2011-11-15 Update changelog a little.
32 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820be » jnthn
2011-11-17 Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
33 + big integer support
34 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c8 » moritz
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
35 + correct default values for natively typed variables
36 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b1 » moritz
2011-11-03 update ChangeLog
37 + improved support for natively typed variables
38 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
39 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa1 » jnthn
2011-11-17 Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
40 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b1 » moritz
2011-11-03 update ChangeLog
41 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
42 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
43 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922e » jnthn
2011-11-15 Update changelog a little.
44 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6e » jnthn
2011-11-17 Note copy in the ChangeLog.
45 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c8 » moritz
2011-10-26 add some ChangeLog entries
46
739000f1 » moritz
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
47 New in 2011.10
05d6117e » moritz
2011-10-16 update ChangeLog
48 + operators and functions with native type arguments
49 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
50 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f1 » moritz
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
51 + performance improvements of MapIter
52 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
53 + Exception.backtrace
f56944fa » moritz
2011-10-06 update ChangeLog
54 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f1 » moritz
2011-10-04 fill ChangeLog a bit
55
313b687d » moritz
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
56 New in 2011.09
57 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
58 + many speedups
a979ded1 » jnthn
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
59 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687d » moritz
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
60 + much more robust handling of infinite list
61 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
62 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded1 » jnthn
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
63 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687d » moritz
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
64 + improved enum support
65 + basic 'constant' declarator
66 + .WHAT and friends as macros
67 + chrs sub and method
68 + support for .gist
69 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
70 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
71 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
72 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
73 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
74 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded1 » jnthn
2011-09-21 Add some ChangeLog entries.
75 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
76 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
77 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
78 + better handling of type variables
79 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
80 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
81 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
82 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
83 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
84 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
85 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
86 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687d » moritz
2011-09-21 add some few ChangeLog entries
87
c2194d60 » moritz
2011-09-21 copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
88 New in 2011.07
89 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
90 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
91 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
92
93 New in 2011.06
94 + added take-rw built-in
95 + numerous build system improvements
96 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
97
98 New in 2011.05 release
99 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
100 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
101 + build system improvements
102 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
103 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
104 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
105 + implemented Int.base
106 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
107 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
108 + overall performance speedups
109
887bb5b6 » tadzik
2011-04-18 Noted indent in the Changelog
110 New in 2011.04 release
111 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e4 » moritz
2011-04-20 [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
112 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
113 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b6 » tadzik
2011-04-18 Noted indent in the Changelog
114
14319fca » moritz
2011-02-19 make assignment type check errors more informative
115 New in 2011.03 release
116 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
42905154 » moritz
2011-03-15 [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
117 + -n and -p command line options
118 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
119 + implemented complex conjugation
120 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fca » moritz
2011-02-19 make assignment type check errors more informative
121
d6cfc94e » moritz
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
122 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1ab » moritz
2011-01-26 [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
123 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94e » moritz
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
124 + more robust numeric exponentation
125 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec3584 » moritz
2011-02-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
126 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
127 + various constructs now return Nil
128 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411d » Kodi Arfer
2011-02-15 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
129 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec3584 » moritz
2011-02-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
130 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94e » moritz
2011-01-26 [docs] update ChangeLog
131
c9bc28f7 » moritz
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
132 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a0 » moritz
2011-01-11 update ChangeLog
133 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f7 » moritz
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
134 + 'handles RoleName' now works
135 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a0 » moritz
2011-01-11 update ChangeLog
136 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
137 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed79 » moritz
2011-01-18 another ChangeLog entry
138 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f7 » moritz
2011-01-01 [docs] update ChangeLog
139
2865b9d7 » moritz
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
140 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a57 » smashz
2010-12-23 [release] update changelog and add announcement
141 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d7 » moritz
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
142 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a57 » smashz
2010-12-23 [release] update changelog and add announcement
143 + don't register names of anon types
144 + configuration improvements
145 + updated Any functions
146 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
147 + implemented Hash.hash
148 + Temporal updates
e9cf790b » smashz
2010-12-23 [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
149 + Buf.decode fixed
150 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d7 » moritz
2010-12-15 use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
151
92563218 » moritz
2010-11-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
152 New in 2010.11 release
153 + now works with parrot on git
154 + implemented qw//
155 + 5x speedup of .trans
156 + various improvements to Set
157 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc96 » masak
2010-11-18 [docs/ChangeLog] updated
158 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
159 + implemented &elems
160 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
161 + improvement on hyperoperators
162 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
92563218 » moritz
2010-11-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
163
13c8a23c » moritz
2010-09-24 [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
164 New in 2010.10 release
165 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
166 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f5233661 » moritz
2010-09-27 [docs] update ChangeLog
167 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e057 » Kodi Arfer
2010-10-11 Updated ChangeLog.
168 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023b » moritz
2010-10-15 [docs] update ChangeLog
169 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
170 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
171 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
172 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
173 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23c » moritz
2010-09-24 [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
174
175 New in 2010.09 release
323a672f » masak
2010-09-15 [ChangeLog] new IO methods
176 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d4 » Kodi Arfer
2010-08-27 Implemented Instants and Durations.
177 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
178 + Instants and Durations
9993bb24 » moritz
2010-09-12 [docs] update ChangeLog
179 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d5744 » moritz
2010-09-07 update ChangeLog
180 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb68 » moritz
2010-09-11 [docs] update ChangeLog
181 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
182 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
183 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f37 » moritz
2010-09-15 update ChangeLog
184 + Bool.pick
185 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d4 » Kodi Arfer
2010-08-27 Implemented Instants and Durations.
186
c1e19af5 » moritz
2010-08-09 update ChangeLog a bit
187 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f368 » moritz
2010-08-10 adverbs for m//
188 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af5 » moritz
2010-08-09 update ChangeLog a bit
189 + updated ROADMAP
190 + speedups for integer operations
7530af51 » mathw
2010-08-19 Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
191 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
192 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
193 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
194 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
195 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
196 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe9 » moritz
2010-07-24 allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
197
c6a829d6 » moritz
2010-06-20 add "handles" to ChangeLog
198 New in 2010.07 release
199 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7c » moritz
2010-07-13 add some ChangeLog entries
200 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
201 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
202 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
203 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
204 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
205 + more robust closures
206 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f072 » moritz
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
207 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7c » moritz
2010-07-13 add some ChangeLog entries
208 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c54644 » moritz
2010-07-18 switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
209 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f072 » moritz
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
210 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e79 » jnthn
2010-07-23 Couple more ChangeLog items.
211 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f072 » moritz
2010-07-20 update ChnageLog
212 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
213 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
214 + custom circumfix operators
215 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
216 + weighted Hash.pick
217 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e79 » jnthn
2010-07-23 Couple more ChangeLog items.
218 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
219 + Int ~~ Num is no longer true, as per spec; use Numeric instead
937177ee » jnthn
2010-07-23 Also a note in the ChangeLog about enum improvements.
220 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d6 » moritz
2010-06-20 add "handles" to ChangeLog
221
e36cbae3 » moritz
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
222 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe961 » moritz
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
223 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae3 » moritz
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
224 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b258 » moritz
2010-05-29 [docs] update ChangeLog
225 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef80 » masak
2010-06-17 [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
226 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
227 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
228 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f07 » moritz
2010-05-30 update ChangeLog
229 + proper Perl 6 match objects
230 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b0 » moritz
2010-06-14 add MAIN to ChangeLog
231 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe961 » moritz
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
232 + basic version of Str.trans
233 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef80 » masak
2010-06-17 [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
234 + @*ARGS is now read-write
235 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a57 » masak
2010-06-18 [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
236 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe961 » moritz
2010-06-17 extend ChangeLog a bit
237 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae3 » moritz
2010-05-23 update ChangeLog, CREDITS
238
d4bb7b24 » moritz
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
239 New in 2010.05 release
65893e16 » colomon
2010-05-20 Work on release announcements.
240 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b24 » moritz
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
241 + manual pages are now installed
242 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
243 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
244 + many improvements to numeric handling
245 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
246 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
247 + basic enum implementation
248 + implemented List.classify
d8551359 » colomon
2010-05-20 Add a few more bits to the changelog.
249 + turned on an additional 47 test files
250 + further improved error messages
251 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a14 » colomon
2010-05-20 Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
252 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b24 » moritz
2010-05-19 [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
253
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
254 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
255 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
256 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
257 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
258 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
259 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
260 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
261 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
262 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
263 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
264 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
265 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
266 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
267 + &[+] short name for infix operators
268 + hash slices
269 + signature literals
98f05dfb » jnthn
2010-04-22 Some more ChangeLog entries.
270 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23e » moritz
2010-04-20 [docs] update ChangeLog
271 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
272 signatures
273 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
274 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc3 » moritz
2010-04-21 [docs] another ChangeLog entry
275 + implemented type Cool
98f05dfb » jnthn
2010-04-22 Some more ChangeLog entries.
276 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
277 + implemented $*PID
278 + method introspection works again
279 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
280 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e06 » moritz
2010-04-02 [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
281
a8d808f3 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
282 New in 2010.03 release
283 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
284 updates, making them faster and more complete
285 + .^parent now works again
286 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
287 + Hash creation has been optimized
288 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
289 slight speedups
4c251d49 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
290 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
291 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f3 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
292 + The statement modifier for loop works again
293 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
294 closing curly braces at the end of a line not terminating the statement
6dd31dff » jnthn
2010-03-18 Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
295 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
296 some of it leading to mild speedups
297 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d49 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
298 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31dff » jnthn
2010-03-18 Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
299 + Array.delete works again
d537cea4 » jnthn
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
300 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
301 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
302 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
303 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
304 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
305 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
306 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
307 + Added back @*INC
308 + Read-only %*ENV support
309 + Grammars work again
310 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
311 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
312 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
313 + Add back many of the file test methods
314 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
315 modules through Rakudo *
316 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
317 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
318 version by default if multiple are available.
319 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c17 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
320 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
321 of them
d537cea4 » jnthn
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
322 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c17 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
323 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea4 » jnthn
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
324 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
325 the available candidates
326 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
327 + Many cases of smart-match work again
328 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
329 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb58 » colomon
2010-03-18 Tweak changelog on metaops.
330 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea4 » jnthn
2010-03-18 Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
331 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
332 + Array.rotate added back
333 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
334 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
335 + Various other bug fixes
336 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f3 » masak
2010-03-18 [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
337
0fabacb6 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
338 New in 2010.02 release
339 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b191 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
340 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb6 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
341 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
342 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
343 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
344 suggests
345 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
346 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
347 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
348 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
349 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
350 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
351 context
2663b191 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
352 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb6 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
353 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
354 + The number of spectests passed has reduced from a peak of 32731 in
e4cdb5b3 » Martin Berends
2010-02-19 [build/PARROT_REVISION] tentatively set to 44147 2.1.0
355 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb6 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
356 is still ongoing
357 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
358 better with various package management systems
359
98f43b6f » pmichaud
2010-01-22 Update ChangeLog for release.
360 New in 2010-01 release
361 + Added method form of eval.
362 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
363 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
364 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
365
0fabacb6 » Martin Berends
2010-02-18 [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
366 New in 2009-12 release
367 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
368 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
369
b5d7e518 » pmichaud
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
370 New in 2009-11 release
371 + Rakudo now uses Parrot's updated calling convention features
d3510439 » jnthn
2009-11-19 Tweak the release announcement and change log to clarify what the nes…
372 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e518 » pmichaud
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
373 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
374 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a6 » masak
2009-11-19 [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
375 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
376 number of bytes which will be received
377 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
378 foreign languages
b5d7e518 » pmichaud
2009-11-19 Update ChangeLog for release.
379
836c8c80 » moritz
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
380 New in 2009-10 release
381 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d603 » moritz
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
382 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed5 » jnthn
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
383 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d603 » moritz
2009-09-27 [docs] ChangeLog updates
384 + some variants of the new series operator
385 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
386 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
387 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb873 » moritz
2009-10-14 [docs] update ChangeLog
388 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
389 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
390 + new, faster low level Signature type
391 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6e » moritz
2009-10-20 mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
392 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed5 » jnthn
2009-10-21 Additions to ChangeLog.
393 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
394 + signature literals now supported
395 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
396 + attributive parameters implemented
397 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
398 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c80 » moritz
2009-09-21 mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
399
4b9cd2db » moritz
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
400 New in 2009-09 release
401 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
402 + Rat (rational) numbers
403 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d6 » pmichaud
2009-09-15 Some ChangeLog updates.
404 + contextual variables
405 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f6 » pmichaud
2009-09-16 More ChangeLog updates.
406 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
407 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
408 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2db » moritz
2009-09-01 [docs] ChangeLog updates
409
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
410 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359dd » pmichaud
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
411 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b217 » moritz
2009-08-14 [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
412 itself
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
413 + separate Perl 6 meta class
414 + introspection on roles
415 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
416 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359dd » pmichaud
2009-08-19 More text updates in preparation for release.
417 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
418 + moved more built-ins into the setting
419 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
420 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
421 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
422 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
423 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
424 output from is()
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
425 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b1 » moritz
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
426 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
427 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b1 » moritz
2009-08-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
428 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b461 » jnthn
2009-08-19 ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
429 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
430 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
431 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
432 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d4 » moritz
2009-08-11 [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
433
7187b9f2 » moritz
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
434 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
435 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
436 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
437 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
438 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af5 » moritz
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
439 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999b » moritz
2009-07-09 [docs] ChangeLog updates
440 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
441 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af5 » moritz
2009-07-19 [docs] more ChangeLog updates
442 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
443 considered a success
444 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
445 + added List.rotate builtin
446 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
447 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601ad » jnthn
2009-07-22 Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
448 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f2 » moritz
2009-06-25 [docs] update ChangeLog
449
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
450 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48b » pmichaud
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
451 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
452 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
453 + method calls are now faster
454 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
455 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
456 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
457 + type checking of implicit return values
458 + improved introspection methods
77f9d709 » pmichaud
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
459 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df80 » pmichaud
2009-06-18 More news.
460 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d709 » pmichaud
2009-06-13 Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
461 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
462 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
463 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
464 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48b » pmichaud
2009-06-18 Documentation updates for release.
465 + improved Unicode string handling
466 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
467 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0e » moritz
2009-06-12 [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
468
ffcde86e » moritz
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
469 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
470 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
471 + basic support for custom operators
472 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
473 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
474 + cross-language library loading
222993f1 » moritz
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
475 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
476 + implemented Regex type
966ea72d » moritz
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
477 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
478 + .name method on routines
479 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
480 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3d » moritz
2009-05-14 [docs] ChangeLog updates
481 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
482 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62f » pmichaud
2009-05-20 Update ChangeLog a bit.
483 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72d » moritz
2009-05-08 [docs] update ChangeLog
484 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
485 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
486 + documented build dependencies
222993f1 » moritz
2009-05-19 [docs] update ChangeLog
487 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
488 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d0 » jnthn
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
489 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755d » jnthn
2009-05-20 Few extras for the ChangeLog.
490 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
491 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
492 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
493 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
494 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
495 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d0 » jnthn
2009-05-20 ChangeLog tweaks.
496 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cece » pmichaud
2009-05-21 ChangeLog updates for release
497 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86e » moritz
2009-04-23 ChangeLog updates
498
499 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
500 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
501 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
502 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
503 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
504 + typed arrays and hashes
505 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
506 + .invert and .push on Hashes
507 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
508 + parallel testing
509 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
510 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
511 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
512 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
513 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de362 » moritz
2009-05-03 [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
514 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
515 + regex patterns may now be quantified by a separator regex
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
516 + moved many methods to the setting
517 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
518 + implemented START blocks
519 + implemented roots builtin
520 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
521 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
522 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526c » pmichaud
2009-04-22 More ChangeLog updates.
523 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e2 » jnthn
2009-04-22 Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for co…
524 + .readline is now .get
525 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
526 + many other bug fixes
370dd760 » moritz
2009-03-28 [docs] update to ChangeLog
527
db1e8726 » pmichaud
2009-03-20 Final ChangeLog for release #15.
528 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea9 » moritz
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
529 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
530 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aeae » moritz
2009-03-08 [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
531 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
532 + added R metaoperator
84920ea9 » moritz
2009-03-16 [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
533 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da9 » pmichaud
2009-03-02 ChangeLog update.
534 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
535 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
536 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
537 + added "state" variables
cba1557c » jnthn
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
538 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
539 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
540 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
541 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
542 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
543 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557c » jnthn
2009-03-20 Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
544 + many other bug fixes
80344fd3 » pmichaud
2009-03-19 More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
545
4bb9d8db » pmichaud
2009-02-26 Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
546 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
547 + first release independent of Parrot releases
548 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
549 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
550 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
551 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
552 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
553 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
554 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
555 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
556 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
557 + XopX is now Xop
558 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
559 + added min= and max= metaoperators
560 + many many bugfixes
561 + publish release schedule
562 + documentation improvements
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