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8104125 @jnthn Some ChangeLog for March release work so far.
jnthn authored
1 New in 2013.03
2 + Type names now gist as (Any) rather than Any()
3 + Warn when pure expressions are used in sink context
4 + Cool.substr(...) now correctly accepts whatever-star closures
5 + Fix character class subtraction bugs
6 + Correctly detect undeclared variables in regex assertions
7 + :i now respected in character classes
8 + Improved output of Rat.perl
9 + Implemented shellwords postcircumfix (%h<< $x 'foo bar' >>)
10 + User-defined circumfixes now parse a semilist rather than just an expression
11 and handle whitespace correctly
12 + Forbid null operators
13 + Warn about leading 0 not indicating octal in Perl 6
14 + Fix some automatic end of statement on "}" parse bugs
15 + Better error message on for(...) {} being interpreted as a function call
16 + Array interpolations now properly do LTM
17 + Respect :i in constructs like /:i <$var>/
18 + Autothread "none" and "all" junctions before "any" and "one"
19 + Helpful error if you write "else if" instead of "elsif"
20
b3fc32a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
21 New in 2013.02
22 + "Did you mean ..." suggestions for symbol-not-found errors
23 + Compile-time optimization of some cases of junctions in boolean context
24 + Date and DateTime now support a .delta method
25 + IO::Socket.get now works again with non-Unicode characters
26 + $() now takes $/.ast into account
27 + proper return value for smartmatching against a substitution
28 + better error reporting when a parent class does not exist
33d8dd0 update ChangeLog
Moritz Lenz authored
29 + constant folding for routines marked as 'is pure'
30 + natively typed variables now work in the REPL
31 + better error reporting in the REPL
fdbba70 @moritz RT #107992: make $_ writable in -n/-p code
moritz authored
32 + writable $_ in -p and -e one-liner
8369e63 @moritz speed up eqv for Buf
moritz authored
33 + speed up eqv-comparison of Bufs
d2795bb @moritz update ChangeLog with new warnings
moritz authored
34 + warnings for useless use of (some) literals, variables and constant
35 expressions in sink context
a763a18 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
36 + /../ and rx/.../ literals match against $_ in sink context
37 + array variable interpolation into regexes
b3fc32a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
38
f6ee0c9 @moritz update ChangeLog with sink context changes
moritz authored
39 New in 2013.01
40 + sink context; for-loops are now lazy by default
c8de2eb @moritz update ChangeLog for outer-bound branch merge
moritz authored
41 + first mentioning a variable from outer scope and then redeclaring it
42 in the same scope (my $a; { $a; my $a }) is now an error.
f5037ef @moritz remove "SAFE" setting
moritz authored
43 + the long-deprecated "SAFE" setting has been removed
ffde430 @moritz require + indirect names deserves a ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
44 + 'require' now works with indirect module names
463daf0 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
45 + restored socket read semantics to returning the requested number of bytes
46 + $obj.Some::Role::meth() now passes the correct $obj
47 + try/CATCH now returns Nil when the CATCH is triggered, rather than the
48 exception; this brings it in line with try without a CATCH
49 + whatever-star cases of splice now implemented
50 + sequences with Junction endpoints now work
51 + corrected precedence of various set operators
52 + fixed binding of non-Any things into hashes and arrays
53 + can now import multis with the same name from different modules,
54 provided all dispatchers are onlystar
f6ee0c9 @moritz update ChangeLog with sink context changes
moritz authored
55
7ede6cd @moritz remove ~/.perl6/lib from default @*INC
moritz authored
56 New in 2012.12
57 + ~/.perl6/lib is gone from the default include path
a1eff00 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
58 + fixed indent method's handling of empty lines
59 + fixed .indent(*)
60 + parse errors now formatted like in STD, with color
61 + location of parse error now indicated with context
62 + highwater algorithm implemented, greatly improving accuracy of parse error
63 line numbers and locations in a range of cases
a308f34 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
64 + some parse errors now report what the parser was looking for at the time the
65 parse failed
66 + better errors for unmatched closing brackets and two terms in a row
a1eff00 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
67 + uniq now has === semantics as specified, not eq semantics
a308f34 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
68 + junction auto-threader optimized and is an order of magnitude faster
9df474a implement sub term:<foo>
Moritz Lenz authored
69 + implemented sub term:<foo>
8d4704a @jnthn Update ChangeLog a bit.
jnthn authored
70 + implemented texas versions of the Set and Bag operators
71 + good error for use of . to concatenate strings
72 + flattening large lists of Parcels now happens in about half the time
10ced2a @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
73 + adopted STD panic/sorry/worry model, meaning that we now keep parsing
74 further and can report multiple issues in a range of cases
75 + we now catch and complain about post-declared type names
76 + variable redeclarations are now just a warning, not an error
77 + a mention of an &foo that is never defined is now an error
78 + fixed .perl output for a Pair with a Pair key
03346c0 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
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79 + interpolation of undeclared arrays, hashes and functions now detected
80 + { a => $_ } now correctly considered a block, not a hash as before
7ede6cd @moritz remove ~/.perl6/lib from default @*INC
moritz authored
81
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
jnthn authored
82 New in 2012.11
83 + user-defined operators only affect the parser in the scope they are declared in
84 + fixed pre-compilation of modules containing user-defined operators
85 + implemented precedence related traits (equiv, looser, tighter, assoc)
86 + Perl 6 grammar NFAs are pre-computed, saving some work on each invocation; this
74a8835 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
87 shaved around 10% off the time needed to run the spectests
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
jnthn authored
88 + redeclaring a class as a role now gives a better error
89 + the < foo bar > syntax in regexes now respects :i
74a8835 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
90 + << ... >> now interpolates, respecting quoting and pairs
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
91 + fix error reporting for not-found dynamic variables
6859fb6 @moritz update ChangeLog with proto arity changes
moritz authored
92 + many protos now have much narrower signatures
5fbf373 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
93 + quote parsing implementation aligned with the approach STD uses
94 + regexes and quotes have better support for user-selected delimiters
95 + quote adverbs
68460ce @jnthn Some more ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
96 + heredocs
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
97 + carry out IO::Path.dir deprecation
98 + implement infix:<andthen>
68460ce @jnthn Some more ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
99 + macro arguments now carry their lexical environment properly
100 + postfix operators of the form '.FOO' take precedence over method calls
101 + version control markers detected and gracefully complained over
0a320a4 @jnthn A few ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
102 + INIT phasers now work as r-values
103 + our ($x, $y) style declarations fixed
104 + take and take-rw now evaluate to the taken value
5dd878b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
105 + implemented cando method on Routine
106 + FIRST/NEXT/LAST can now be used in all types of loop (previously limited to for)
107 + implemented operator adverbs
ca9c30d @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
108 + implemented :exists and :delete subscript adverbs and on hashes
109 + implemented :p, :k, :v and :kv subscript adverbs on arrays and hashes
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
110 + fixed shell words post-processing like << foo "bar $baz" >>
fc349a9 @masak ignore a BOM at the beginning of a file
masak authored
111 + byte-order mark at the beginning of a file is now ignored
a41a483 @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
112 + fixed bug that could lead to disappearing symbols when loading pre-compiled modules
113 + Configure no longer passes --optimize to Parrot if --parrot-option is specified
6254734 @FROGGS [release] logges last missing changes
FROGGS authored
114 + deprecated current &foo semantics
115 + fixed #`foo and friends at start of statementlist
116 + simplify setting line number of compile-time exceptions
117 + made :($a, $b) := \(1, 2) update $a and $b
027f8c1 @jnthn Start ChangeLog for 2012.11.
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118
14e575b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
119 New in 2012.10
120 + :60[24, 59, 59] radix form
121 + delegation to methods using the handles trait
122 + fixed serialization of Buf
123 + improved handling of :P5 regexes (more features, less bugs)
124 + determining that an object lacks a method is usually now much faster
125 + reduced memory usage of Match objects and optimized their construction a little
126 + some code-generation improvements related to void context
127 + implemented :dba('...') modifier in regexes
128 + various error messages improved through use of :dba('...') in the Perl 6 grammar
129 + implemented 'x' in pack
130 + added $*CUSTOM-LIB
131 + eval in a method can now see self, attributes and $?PACKAGE
132 + each REPL line no longer implies a fresh GLOBAL
133 + fixed some Pod parsing issues with Windows newlines
134 + fixed interaction of :i and LTM (alternations and protoregexes now respect it)
135 + import of custom meta-objects only affects the scope they are imported into
6064d0f @jnthn Note <-> in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
136 + made <-> lambdas work
42a280b @jnthn Get nested delimeters parse fix.
jnthn authored
137 + can now parse nested pairs of quote delimeters, like q{ foo q{ bar } baz }
14e575b @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
138
81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
139 New in 2012.09.1
e095de4 @moritz sub forms of is-prime and expmod
moritz authored
140 + is-prime and expmod
9af8f20 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
141 + smart matching against Signature literals
fea947c @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
142 + binding to signatures in declarators
143 + the is hidden and base traits
81cd16f @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for 2012.09.1.
pmichaud authored
144 + ability to set encoding on sockets temporarily removed (reverts to 2012.08 behavior)
2e33656 @moritz add expmod and is-prime
moritz authored
145
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
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146 New in 2012.09
147 + class Iterable does not inherit from class Cool anymore
148 + basic macro unquoting
149 + basic support for m:P5/.../ regexes
91e9725 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
150 + 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
151 + compiler now built with QAST-based NQP, which generates better code, thus
152 making the compiler a little faster
f488677 @moritz export trait for constants
moritz authored
153 + support for "is export" traits on constants
d1f4dc7 @moritz implement wordcase, deprecate capitalize
moritz authored
154 + implemented Str.wordcase
0e36b2d @jnthn Add multi improvements to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
155 + can now write more complex proto subs and methods, using {*} to enter the
156 dispatcher
157 + tie-breaking with constraints now picks the first matching one rather than
158 demanding they be mutually exclusive
acc9484 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
159
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
moritz authored
160 New in 2012.08
161 + tclc implemented
85541f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
162 + --> ReturnType in signatures and prefix type constraints of routine return
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
163 types are honored
96699c0 @jnthn Be a little more precise/informative about magnitude of memory improveme...
jnthn authored
164 + reduced memory usage at build time by around 35% - 40%
8c740aa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
165 + the argument to IO::Socket.recv is now interpreted as a number of characters
166 + enum lists and arguments to parametric roles are now evaluated at compile time
7b678c3 @jnthn Mention PIRT.
jnthn authored
167 + switched to new internal AST and backend representations (QAST and PIRT)
3a20b76 @moritz remove some deprecated subs and methods
moritz authored
168 + removed deprecated routines Str.bytes and Str.lcfirst/&lcfirst
7c4c8b1 @moritz mention trait exception improvements in ChangeLog
moritz authored
169 + errors from traits now contain file name and line number
e3d4092 @moritz update ChangeLog with IO::{File,Dir} removal
moritz authored
170 + IO::File and IO::Dir have been removed
5e1b9a8 @jnthn ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
171 + inliner has been improved and can inline a wider range of routines
172 + simple implementation of the 'soft' pragma
173 + fixed over-eager treatment of numeric literals as int rather than Int in cases
174 where they appeared each side of an infix operator
78c5c17 @moritz Detect and carp at circular module loading
moritz authored
175 + detect circularities in module loading
449f30f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
176 + sigilless variables in signatures when proeceed by | or \
de84a76 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog bits.
jnthn authored
177 + prevented blocks that declare variables turning into hash constructors
178 + made pre-compilation complain if dependencies are not pre-compiled yet
179 + fixed interpolation of double-quoted strings in regexes
180 + fixed issue with Num.new not being friendly to subclassing
181 + implemented handling of complex numbers in Str.Numeric
4fe23e7 @moritz implement tclc
moritz authored
182
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
183 New in 2012.07
184 + Deprecated SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting
582c906 @moritz allow ranges to interpolate into argument lists
moritz authored
185 + Ranges can now interpolate in argument lists
3a0e404 @jnthn Add a note on meta-object improvement to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
186 + The built-in meta-objects (such as Metamodel::ClassHOW) now inherit from Any
88a9d69 @moritz add :enc/:encoding support to &open
moritz authored
187 + &open now supports :enc/:encoding
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
188 + Exception.fail, .resumable and .resume
189 + Changed &dir to return IO::Path objects, not strings
5ee1f1e @pmichaud Deprecate .ucfirst and .lcfirst, per the current synopses (RT #114012).
pmichaud authored
190 + Deprecated .bytes, .ucfirst, and .lcfirst
55cf00a @moritz [docs/ChangeLog] &spurt, &slurp with :bin
moritz authored
191 + &slurp now supports :bin
192 + &spurt implemented
cfe8e56 @moritz brush up ChangeLog
moritz authored
193 + cleaned up Version implementation
194 + fixed :s file test
195 + recognize obosolete rand() and rand(N) forms at compile time
196 + anonymous subset types 'subset :: of Int where { $_ > 0 }'
f2e4257 @pmichaud Deprecate SAFE.setting in favor of RESTRICTED.setting.
pmichaud authored
197
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
198 New in 2012.06
5cff505 @moritz note some qbootstrap changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
199 + Rakudo is now compiled with the same regex engine as user-space regexes use
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
200 + transitive longest-token matching in protoregexes
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
201 + changed the output of Match.gist
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
202 + string to number conversion now fails for non-numbers
8d6dbe6 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP with str-numeric merge
moritz authored
203 + string to number conversion now recognizes radix notation
525a664 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
204 + string incrementation is now aware of more scripts
205 + <|w> word boundary in regexes implemented
4904b02 @moritz note exception stuff in ChangeLog
moritz authored
206 + more errors from within the meta model now contain line number and file name
61e6739 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
207 + &push and &unshift functions can now autovivify
208 + user-defined operators properly participate in LTM
1d48515 @moritz note -O2 changes in ChangeLog
moritz authored
209 + Rakudo's C code is now compiled with optimization switches turned on
a441882 @moritz basic module loading tracing
moritz authored
210 + basic module loading tracing with the RAKUDO_MODULE_DEBUG=1 env variable
cd26962 @jnthn Add a ChangeLog entry about LTM.
jnthn authored
211 + longest token matching with alternations
fd04ae0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
212 + require with argument list
de72404 @moritz note module-trace merge in ChangeLog
moritz authored
213 + compile time errors in loaded modules now show a module loading backtrace
0e8d1a1 @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
214 + improved list and .map handling
4d79923 @jnthn Make | flattening work on pairs, which flatten as named arguments.
jnthn authored
215 + can now use | to flatten a pair into an argument list as a named argument
038718f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] mention Match.gist
masak authored
216
5552804 @moritz fill in some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
217 New in 2012.05
218 + meta ops //=, ||= and &&= now short-circuit properly
219 + Failure objects don't blow up the REPL anymore
220 + allow case insensitive regex matches without ICU in limited cases
221 + %*ENV now propagates into subprocesses
222 + RAKUDOLIB env variable supported in addition to PERL6LIB
93a44d7 @moritz Implement -M option
moritz authored
223 + -I and -M command line options
7836d2f @moritz implement $?LINE and $?FILE
moritz authored
224 + $?LINE and $?FILE variables
dd66583 @jnthn Updated ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
225 + warnings now include line number from program, not from CORE.setting
226 + reduction meta-operator on list-associative ops now has correct semantics
227 + now have :th alias for :nth in Str.match
228 + import collisions now report the name of the module that is to blame
229 + ms// fixed
230 + <$x> in regexes caches the compiled regex, which can be a big performance win
231 + implemented temp and let
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
232 + 'use' can now import by tag name
c4fd56d @tadzik [Changelog] Fix a tyop
tadzik authored
233 + 'use' with positional arguments
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
234 + lib.pm
c2634bd @moritz pairs in traits have a Bool value, not Int
moritz authored
235 + updated calling conventions for traits
30c0796 @jnthn ChangeLog update.
jnthn authored
236 + implemented fff flip-flop operator; improvements to ff form also
b09c6f8 @moritz remove . from default @*INC
moritz authored
237 + removed current directory from default library search path
4b16cae @moritz coerce arglist to import to an RPA
moritz authored
238 + 'import' works
7a9b1e5 @jnthn Couple of extra ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
239 + symbols installed in EXPORT in all nested packages, not just UNIT::EXPORT
240 + enumeration types can be used as roles
241 + END phasers now run when program ends with exit or an exception
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
242 + fix Rat.floor and .ceiling to work for large numbers
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
243 + improved Rat stringification
6a660de @moritz three more changelog items
moritz authored
244 + Real is now a role, as it should be
8523061 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
245 + implemented < foo bar baz > syntax for alternations in regexes
246 + implemented <( and )> syntax for setting from/to of match in regexes
e9e7a27 @moritz update ChangeLog and ROADMAP
moritz authored
247 + support for non-Int enums
248 + basic support for Version literals
570f2bb @jnthn Few ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
249 + chmod now available as a function
250 + roundrobin implemented
251 + fixed a bug in precompilation of modules that use roles from other modules
eb05804 @jnthn Note pack and unpack in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
252 + basic implementation of pack and unpack
1e35759 @jnthn Note about l-value substr in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
253 + implemented substr-rw, which provides an l-value (assignable) substring
22c12b0 @jnthn First crack at <~~> in regexes. Note that <~~0> and <~~beer> are NYI, an...
jnthn authored
254 + implemented <~~> (recursive call into self) syntax in regexes
2b96819 @moritz rename "lazy" to "LAZY" to avoid confusion with lazy lists
moritz authored
255 + 'LAZY' statement prefix
72358bd @moritz update changelog
moritz authored
256
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
257 New in 2012.04.1
258 + autvivification for arrays and hashes
259 + more robust module precompilation
260 + improved infrastructure for calling C code
261 + $.foo style calls now contextualize correctly
7334a53 @pmichaud Typo fix; replace "infix cmp" with "&infix:<cmp>".
pmichaud authored
262 + &infix:<cmp> now return members of the Order enum in all cases
b1d764d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
263 + --doc=format now loads Pod::To::format and uses it for rendering
264 + 'lib/' is no longer in the default include path
265 + improved Parameter.perl
266 + add .changed, .modified and .accessed methods to IO
267 + improved --help output
268 + install precompiled test module for speedup
269 + fixed printing of backtraces when regexes are in the call chain
270 + case insensitive regex matches now also work for interpolated variables
271
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
272 New in 2012.04
273 + 'defined' is now a listop instead of a prefix op
274 + fixed :16('0d...')
ac083c5 @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog a little more.
jnthn authored
275 + implemented simple interpolation in names in type declarations (class ::(const) { })
276 + $=POD renamed to $=pod
277 + fixed slicing of non-lists with infinite ranges
278 + fixed accidental over-serialization, cutting ~300KB off each pre-compiled module
279 + scalar positionals no longer treated as slices
280 + implemented Routine.package
281 + join will now always reify at least 4 elements of a list if possible
282 + warnings now have line numbers
283 + brought back Str.indent
284 + ban declaring pseudo-packages, with a helpful error
285 + a name followed by :: now returns .WHO, so Foo::<&bar> style lookups work
286 + Exception.Bool now returns true
1501f51 @jnthn Update ChangeLog a little.
jnthn authored
287 + avoided re-parsing of longname, which speeds up the parse a bit overall
288 + implemented MY, CALLER, OUTER, UNIT, CORE, SETTING and DYNAMIC pseudo-packages
289 + implemented ::<$x> and ::{'$x'} style lookups
290 + some small optimizations to various Str built-ins and MapIter
95a6d8c @moritz update changelog and release announcement a bit
moritz authored
291 + improved --doc output
73b1756 @coke update ChangeLog slightly
coke authored
292 + added $*PERL
293 + implemented IO::ArgFiles.slurp
8d4f0c4 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
294
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
295 New in 2012.03
296 + updated to dyncall 0.7
7a58a0d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
297 + infix:<eqv> now autothreads over junctions
298 + more typed exceptions
4536120 @jnthn A couple of ChangeLog notes about the effects of bs.
jnthn authored
299 + pre-compiled modules/settings are now serialized, not re-built on load
300 + startup time is now about 25% of what it once was
6d0c4a5 @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
301 + significant memory and time reduction (~40%) when pre-compiling modules/settings
302 + BEGIN and CHECK now work in r-value context
303 + constant declarator now works with non-literals on the RHS
304 + implemented Set, Bag, KeySet and KeyBag types
42695ea @moritz add :ex and :nth adverbs to ChangeLog
moritz authored
305 + implemented :exhaustive and :nth match adverbs
df250d8 @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
306 + implemented ENTER, LEAVE, KEEP and UNDO phasers
307 + implemented FIRST, NEXT and LAST phasers in for loops
308 + implemented START phaser, including use of it in r-value context
309 + implemented also syntax for adding traits inside a block/package
b2505be @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added macros and quasis
masak authored
310 + implemented macro declarations and quasi quotes (sans placeholders)
bd6fdeb @moritz add anon enums to ChangeLog
moritz authored
311 + implemented anonymous enums
8c7747b @moritz [ChangeLog]: note that scoped multis now die
moritz authored
312 + 'our multi' now dies (used to ignore the 'our')
169bc80 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog notes.
jnthn authored
313 + implemented PRE and POST phasers
314 + ~25% performance improvement to array indexing
1c93f3c @moritz bump NQP revision
moritz authored
315
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
316 New in 2012.02
317 + catch duplicate accessor generation required of "has $.x; has @.x;"
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
318 + many more typed exceptions thrown
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
319 + undeclared attributes mentioned in signatures now caught at compile time
320 + empty Buf is now False in boolean context
321 + implemented <prior>
322 + implemented /<Foo::Bar::baz>/ syntax
323 + /<x>/ can call a predeclared lexical regex x
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
324 + conjugate is now called conj
325 + enumeration values .gist to just the key, not the full name
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
326 + <!> in regexes fixed
a39d86a @jnthn More ChangeLog updates.
jnthn authored
327 + implemented Match.make(...) method
328 + better error reporting for improper use of nextsame and friends
329 + initializers now parsed as part of a variable declarator
330 + trailing whitespace now removed from Pod declarator blocks
331 + List.tree made more useful
332 + implemented rename and copy functions
333 + ().pick and ().roll now return Nil
334 + default MAIN usage message includes .WHY of the candidates
335 + X::Base eliminated in favor of Exception
336 + various range iteration fixes; Num ranges now produce Num lists
337 + LHS of the xx operator is now thunked
338 + can now declare state/constant/our in regexes (before, only :my worked)
c96ad7d @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
339 + improved backtraces
340 + catch constructs that require an invocant but don't have one
341 + catch uses of virtual method calls in submethods and attribute initializers
342 + improved parsing and performance of reduction meta operators
6b1cbaa @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
343 + Rat arithmetic now properly defaults to Num if the denominator is too big
344 + FatRat implemented
ac5d99f @jnthn A few more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
345 + implemented long forms of regex adverbs (e.g. "ignorecase" maps to "i")
346 + fixed "but True" and "but False"
347 + object hashes, with the my %h{SomeObjectType} syntax
348 + implemented Int($x) style coercions
41349bf @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added one more change
masak authored
349 + implemented Capture.perl
0bcf489 @jnthn Start on this month's ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
350
de59b4b @jnthn Start a ChangeLog for the month, so we don't have it all to do right bef...
jnthn authored
351 New in 2012.01
352 + -c command line option re-implemented
353 + take flattening bug fixed
354 + duplicate named parameter names detected
355 + fixed clone being too shallow with regard to containers
356 + fixed negative modulo for bigint
357 + better Routine.perl
358 + .DEFINITE macro implemented
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
359 + .^methods, .^attributes and .^parents now support :excl (the new default) and :all
8d9c2fe @jnthn Update ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
360 + Array.delete implemented
361 + restored basic -n and -p functionality
362 + improved parameter introspection
363 + fixed operations on bigints when the first operand had been mixed in to
364 + fixed multi-dispatch narrowness calculation for native types
365 + binding to array and hash elements
366 + added Order enumeration, and updated cmp and <=> to use it
367 + adding various missing magicals, such as &?ROUTINE and ::?ROLE
368 + accessor generation for my $.x and our $.x cases
369 + fixed @x>>.() (hyper-invocation)
370 + updated Complex.Str to match current spec
371 + fixed eval to see GLOBAL properly
372 + implemented 0 but Answer(42) style mix-ins
373 + fixed various issues in scoping/handling of $/
374 + fixed usage of make in a regex (previously, only worked in action methods)
375 + optimized Range.roll and Range.pick for large ranges
f5da44b @jnthn Mention Cygwin build fixes in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
376 + fixed non-numeric, no-Str ranges
377 + fixed build on Cygwin
70b2ce7 @moritz 2012.01 release announcement
moritz authored
378 + 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 bef...
jnthn authored
379
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
380 New in 2011.12
381 + improved protoregex support, including NFA caching
382 + <before ...> and <after ...> (lookahead and lookbehind)
383 + backslash sequences in character classes
384 + fixed quantified captures and :r interaction bug
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
385 + optimized match object construction, ListIter, substr and chomp
386 + improved performance of send/get on sockets
09097de @jnthn Couple of ChangeLog additions.
jnthn authored
387 + optimizer detects missing private methods and simplifies calls (level 3 only)
de08cc8 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
388 + fixed some issues when an array was assigned to itself, maybe using .=
389 + implemented .wrap and .unwrap, plus wrap handles with a .restore method
f70f20a @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
390 + implemented .trans on strings
391 + unicode properties can be matched against in regexes
392 + binding to @, % and & sigils now checks for the appropriate role
393 + assignments to variables declared with the & sigil now checked for Callable
394 + typed hashes, partial support for typed arrays
395 + some parametric role fixes
396 + can now use but operator with a type object
397 + smartmatching of regexes against arrays and hashes
398 + socket IO now implements .write and custom input line separators
399 + implemented getc
400 + implemented .WALK
401 + implemented ff, ^ff, ff^ and ^ff^
402 + implemented .REPR macro
3b7a158 @moritz update ChangeLog in preparation for the 2011.12 release
moritz authored
403 + implemented Proxy class
404 + some typed errors are now thrown from within the compiler
405 + stubbed methods from roles now require those methods to be implemented
406 + updated docs/ROADMAP
407 + .WHICH now returns ObjAt objects
98040f5 @moritz preliminary release annoucement
moritz authored
408 + defining new operators
4a57bd7 @jnthn Some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
409
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
410 New in 2011.11
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
411 + CATCH blocks are now much closer to spec
9bc820b @jnthn Case consistency fix in ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
412 + big integer support
413 + basic protoregex support with NFA-driven LTM for some declarative constructs
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
414 + correct default values for natively typed variables
415 + fixed initialization of state variables
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
416 + improved support for natively typed variables
417 + catch more uses of undeclared variables
418 + splice() is now implemented
adb4caa @jnthn Note uniq() in ChangeLog (colomon++).
jnthn authored
419 + uniq() is now implemented
16b498b @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
420 + several runtime errors now throw properly typed error objects
421 + various performance improvements, for example to the X meta op and Str.succ
422 + improved support for MAIN argument parsing
0bd4922 @jnthn Update changelog a little.
jnthn authored
423 + fixed lexicals/recursion bug
5390ac6 @jnthn Note copy in the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
424 + IO.copy is now implemented
cbc652c @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
425
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
426 New in 2011.10
05d6117 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
427 + operators and functions with native type arguments
428 + detection of call to undefined routines at CHECK time
429 + various optimizations: inlining of operators, CHECK time dispatch decisions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
430 + performance improvements of MapIter
431 + support @$foo style derefencing/coercion
432 + Exception.backtrace
f56944f @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
433 + eval() has stopped to catch exceptions
739000f @moritz fill ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
434
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
435 New in 2011.09
436 + Rewritten meta object protocol and object storage
437 + many speedups
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
438 + Int, Num and Str are now far more lightweight
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
439 + much more robust handling of infinite list
440 + basic LoL (List of Lists) support
441 + :U and :D type modifiers
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
442 + protos and multis now conform to the new spec
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
443 + improved enum support
444 + basic 'constant' declarator
445 + .WHAT and friends as macros
446 + chrs sub and method
447 + support for .gist
448 + run() has been renamed to shell() to conform to current spec
449 + hyper methods now descend into nested data structures
450 + basic safe mode (through --seting=SAFE)
451 + recording and reporting of test timings (tools/test_summary.pl)
452 + Pod parsing and --pod=text option
453 + basic support for .WHY
a979ded @jnthn Add some ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
454 + greatly improved BEGIN-time support
455 + traits applied at BEGIN time for packages, routines and attributes
456 + parametric roles reify types properly, fixing many bugs
457 + better handling of type variables
458 + support $?CLASS, which is generic in roles
459 + support import/export of custom meta-objects for built in package declarators
460 + custom meta-objects can override method dispatch
461 + faster, allocation-free multi-dispatch cache
462 + a custom BUILD does not suppress default values
463 + undeclared attributes detected and reported at compile time
464 + basic support for native int/num types on lexical variables
465 + int/num as attributes are stored compactly in the object body
313b687 @moritz add some few ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
466
c2194d6 @moritz copy ChangeLog from 2011.07
moritz authored
467 New in 2011.07
468 + fractional powers of negative numbers now result in Complex numbers
469 + obtain spectests from a specific branch of the `roast' repo
470 + fix bug that prevented build on systems with little RAM
471
472 New in 2011.06
473 + added take-rw built-in
474 + numerous build system improvements
475 + assignment now evaluates arguments right-to-left
476
477 New in 2011.05 release
478 + added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
479 + gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
480 + build system improvements
481 + added --ignore-parrot-rev option to Configure.pl
482 + Configure.pl now creates "config.status" file
483 + fixed relational operators when used with NaN
484 + implemented Int.base
485 + speedup smart-matching against numbers and Str.comb with default arguments
486 + added RAKUDO_SUBLOG environment var for tracking subroutine calls
487 + overall performance speedups
488
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
489 New in 2011.04 release
490 + implemented Str.indent
e09cb7e @moritz [docs] add two more entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
491 + A new, much simpler API and implemention of IO::Socket::INET
492 + Unified error messages to use "Cannot"
887bb5b @tadzik Noted indent in the Changelog
tadzik authored
493
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
494 New in 2011.03 release
495 + improved error message on type check failure in assignment
4290515 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog for 2011.03 release
moritz authored
496 + -n and -p command line options
497 + Test.pm's skip() now has argument ordering consistent with todo()
498 + implemented complex conjugation
499 + more IO methods related to stat
14319fc @moritz make assignment type check errors more informative
moritz authored
500
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
501 New in 2011.02 release
d52af1a @moritz [docs] braino, moritz--, jnthn++
moritz authored
502 + IPv6 support
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
503 + more robust numeric exponentation
504 + --ll-backtrace command line option for PIR level stack traces
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
505 + future-proof for upcoming generational garbage collector in parrot
506 + various constructs now return Nil
507 + infix:<orelse> implemented
cea2411 [docs] Mentioned xor changes in ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
508 + infix:<^^> and infix:<xor> improved
f4ec358 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
509 + negation metaoperator is now restricted to operators that return Bool
d6cfc94 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
510
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
511 New in 2011.01 release
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
512 + faster subroutine calls (type cache)
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
513 + 'handles RoleName' now works
514 + Test.pm: s/done_testing/done/
ea8c88a @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
515 + non-spec debugging pragma Devel::Trace
516 + improved parsing of keyword boundaries
388eed7 @moritz another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
517 + sped up .comb
c9bc28f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
518
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
519 New in 2010.12 release
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
520 + new .trans algorithm
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
521 + fixed $*PID on MacOS X
b2440a5 @nunorc [release] update changelog and add announcement
nunorc authored
522 + don't register names of anon types
523 + configuration improvements
524 + updated Any functions
525 + fix $*IN_DECL leakage
526 + implemented Hash.hash
527 + Temporal updates
e9cf790 @nunorc [release] changelog updates, tadzik++ for pointing out changes
nunorc authored
528 + Buf.decode fixed
529 + open() fixed for binary flag
2865b9d @moritz use ParrotInterpreter.getpid for PID
moritz authored
530
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
531 New in 2010.11 release
532 + now works with parrot on git
533 + implemented qw//
534 + 5x speedup of .trans
535 + various improvements to Set
536 + don't use deprecated charset ops anymore
7b94fc9 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] updated
masak authored
537 + Bool.Bool and Bool.so now return False
538 + implemented &elems
539 + improved error for Date.new(Str)
540 + improvement on hyperoperators
541 + indexings like .[0 .. *-1] work now
9256321 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
542
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
543 New in 2010.10 release
544 + True and False now stringify according to the specification
545 + basic form of 'require' for run time module loading
f523366 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
546 + warnings from the setting now produce line numbers in the users' program
8711e05 Updated ChangeLog.
Kodi Arfer authored
547 + local time zone available as $*TZ
0647023 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
548 + more consistent line numbers from warnings
549 + getting and setting attributes via introspection
550 + implement samespace, ms// and ss///
551 + hyper operator invoving = can now modify their arguments
552 + speed up Str.flip by over a factor of 100
13c8a23 @moritz [docs] update Changelog with require and Bool stringification
moritz authored
553
554 New in 2010.09 release
323a672 @masak [ChangeLog] new IO methods
masak authored
555 + new methods on IO concerning the modify and access time of files
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
556 + S32::Temporal now completely implemented
557 + Instants and Durations
9993bb2 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
558 + speedup for slurp() and .reverse built-ins
0d6d574 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
559 + various improvements to the Set type
a93dcb6 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
560 + revamp of series operator code, and adaption to new spec
561 + implement ...^ up-to-but-excluding-series operator
562 + allow :r and :ratchet modifiers on regex quoting constructs
52bf6f3 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
563 + Bool.pick
564 + significantly improved enum implementation
d84752d Implemented Instants and Durations.
Kodi Arfer authored
565
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
566 New in 2010.08 release
fcf4f36 @moritz adverbs for m//
moritz authored
567 + syntactic adverbs on substitutions, rx quotes and m//, e.g. '$x ~~ s:2nd/a/b/'
c1e19af @moritz update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
568 + updated ROADMAP
569 + speedups for integer operations
7530af5 @mathw Update ChangeLog for 2010.08 release.
mathw authored
570 + the Match class's .perl method now produces useful, roundtrippable Perl code
571 + the MAIN subroutine can now parse short arguments
572 + the cmp and <=> operators now work on more numeric types
573 + the Buf class now has .pack and .unpack methods with partial functionality
574 + numeric bitshift operators now have the correct precedence
575 + smartmatch against True or False is now an error
96a0ffe @moritz allow all the adverbs on s/// that Cool.subst understands
moritz authored
576
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
577 New in 2010.07 release
578 + support for delegation via 'handles'
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
579 + implemented binding with := and read-only binding with ::=
580 + implement OS related built-ins like mkdir, cwd
581 + improved diagnostics in Test.pm
582 + basic binary IO, buffer encoding and decoding
583 + magic $*ARGFILE file handle
584 + more robust closures
585 + multi-level Array and Hash element autovivification
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
586 + perl6 --version now identifies the exact git sha1 and parrot version
66ca1a7 @moritz add some ChangeLog entries
moritz authored
587 + implemented 'is rw' trait on classes
36c5464 @moritz switch file tests to $filename.IO ~~ :e; implement IO.z
moritz authored
588 + file tests now work through IO, ie. 'README'.IO ~~ :e
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
589 + generic, multi-level Whatever-currying (eg grep !(* % 2), @list)
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
590 + improved error reporting in many cases, especially multi-method dispatch
3370f07 @moritz update ChnageLog
moritz authored
591 + implemented backtracking into capturing groups and subrules
592 + phasers refactored, they can now return results and see the setting
593 + custom circumfix operators
594 + basic .wrap and .unwrap implementation
595 + weighted Hash.pick
596 + .perl on custom classes now dumps attributes
afd65e7 @jnthn Couple more ChangeLog items.
jnthn authored
597 + Basic implementation of the ==> and <== feed operators
598 + 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
599 + Improvements to enumerations
c6a829d @moritz add "handles" to ChangeLog
moritz authored
600
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
601 New in 2010.06 release
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
602 + new list model with immutable iterators, lots of fixes to lists and arrays
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
603 + variable interpolation into regexes
5940b25 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
604 + compile time Whatever currying for infix, prefix and postfix operators
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
605 + autoprinting in the REPL shell
606 + in @*INC, the current directory '.' now comes at the end, as in Perl 5
607 + basic Buf implementation: Str.encode/Buf.decode work for UTF-8
dd8b9f0 @moritz update ChangeLog
moritz authored
608 + proper Perl 6 match objects
609 + Backtraces with Perl 6 subroutine names and line numbers
fca899b @moritz add MAIN to ChangeLog
moritz authored
610 + MAIN and USAGE subs
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
611 + basic version of Str.trans
612 + mix-ins with non-roles (5 but 'string')
736bef8 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] some further updates
masak authored
613 + @*ARGS is now read-write
614 + IO::Socket::INET again works in CORE
8a1a1a5 @masak [ChangeLog, announce] improvements
masak authored
615 + hash and array slices have been greatly improved
f17fe96 @moritz extend ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
616 + basic support for callframe() and CallFrame type
e36cbae @moritz update ChangeLog, CREDITS
moritz authored
617
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
618 New in 2010.05 release
65893e1 @colomon Work on release announcements.
colomon authored
619 + implemented lexical and anonymous classes and roles
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
620 + manual pages are now installed
621 + the .match method now understand the adverbs :c; :p, :nth, :x, :g, :ov
622 + test reports with tools/test_summary.pl now record detailed timing information
623 + many improvements to numeric handling
624 + implemented S (sequential) meta operator
625 + fixed placeholder parameters ($^a, $^b)
626 + basic enum implementation
627 + implemented List.classify
d855135 @colomon Add a few more bits to the changelog.
colomon authored
628 + turned on an additional 47 test files
629 + further improved error messages
630 + implement zero-argument versions of many binary operators
24e28a1 @colomon Some spell checking, mention Blizkost.
colomon authored
631 + basic interoperation with Perl 5 through the external Blizkost project
d4bb7b2 @moritz [docs] add some entries to ChangeLog
moritz authored
632
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
633 New in 2010.04 release
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
634 + interpolation of expression ending in postcircumfixes into double-quoted
635 strings (for example "cards: @cards.sort()")
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
636 + prefix and postfix hyper operators
637 + multi subs now work properly when lexically scoped
638 + implemented item assignment with tighter precedence than the comma operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
639 + loading of .pm6 modules
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
640 + Basic implementation of Numeric and Real roles
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
641 + implementation of DateTime and Date built-in types
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
642 + named regexes can be declared outside of grammars again
643 + support for numbers with arbitrary radix, including fractional numbers (:16<DEAD.BEEF>)
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
644 + implemented fmt(), printf() note() and IO.getc built-in routines
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
645 + infix meta operators now inherit the precedence of the modified operator
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
646 + &[+] short name for infix operators
647 + hash slices
648 + signature literals
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
649 + smart-matching against signatures
e135f23 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
650 + more consistent implementation of prefix:<|> for interpolating things into
651 signatures
652 + better error message on accidental usa of Perl 5 features such as << as
653 bit shift operators, and catch many perl 5 magic variables
1f638cc @moritz [docs] another ChangeLog entry
moritz authored
654 + implemented type Cool
98f05df @jnthn Some more ChangeLog entries.
jnthn authored
655 + implemented anonymous classes and roles
656 + implemented $*PID
657 + method introspection works again
658 + better error message for calling non-existent routine in a namespace
659 + now run programs with the setting as an outer lexical scope, as per spec
eaf92e0 @moritz [docs] start ChangeLog for next release
moritz authored
660
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
661 New in 2010.03 release
662 + The trigonometric functions and the Rat class have received numerous
663 updates, making them faster and more complete
664 + .^parent now works again
665 + The invocation logic has received various speedups
666 + Hash creation has been optimized
667 + Various improvement related to constant internal strings have led to
668 slight speedups
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
669 + .pick, .sort, .keys, .values, .kv, sprintf were reimplemented, ported
670 from the old 'alpha' branch
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
671 + The statement modifier for loop works again
672 + Various parsing bugs have been sorted out; one having to do with
673 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
674 + .CREATE, .BUILDALL and .can in the OO system have received attention,
675 some of it leading to mild speedups
676 + $*PROGRAM_NAME and @*ARGS now work
4c251d4 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] fixed typo, removed dup
masak authored
677 + Deferral works again (nextsame/nextwith/callsame/callwith)
6dd31df @jnthn Re-instate masak++ ChangeLog entries that I somehow managed to lose.
jnthn authored
678 + Array.delete works again
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
679 + Fixed .?, .+ and .* along with matching latest spec on .?
680 + Switch untyped variables to default to Any instead of Mu
681 + &foo lookup syntax works again (including for operators)
682 + Various cases of eqv operator implemented
683 + Make overriding postcircumfix:<( )> work again, this time per spec
684 + Make junctions of code objects invokable again
685 + Lazy implementation of the Z operator
686 + Added back @*INC
687 + Read-only %*ENV support
688 + Grammars work again
689 + Implemented regexes taking parameters
690 + Implemented proto-regex declarations
691 + Initial work on getting subset types working again
692 + Add back many of the file test methods
693 + Added docs/S11-Modules-proposal.pod documenting how we intend to handle
694 modules through Rakudo *
695 + First cut of locating and loading modules with a given version and/or
696 authority, and in absence of a requirement selection of the latest
697 version by default if multiple are available.
698 + Many improvements to the series operator
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
699 + Implemented 'need' and a first cut of 'import'; 'use' works in terms
700 of them
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
701 + Import is now into the lexical scope by default, as per spec
b4ed7c1 @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added/changed a few quotation marks
masak authored
702 + Removed requirement to hand-pre-compile .pm to .pir for use with 'use'
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
703 + Improved multi-dispatch candidate not found errors to include details of
704 the available candidates
705 + Implemented 'use MONKEY_TYPING'
706 + Many cases of smart-match work again
707 + $x.Foo::bar() and $x.$y() work again
708 + $.foo(1,2,3) works again
855ecb5 @colomon Tweak changelog on metaops.
colomon authored
709 + !, R, X and Z meta-operators work, albeit with some caveats
d537cea @jnthn Fill out ChangeLog - should cover most things.
jnthn authored
710 + s/foo/bar/ and s[foo] = 'bar' substitution syntax implemented
711 + Array.rotate added back
712 + User defined operators (prefix, postfix, infix) working again
713 + Many more small but important improvements to built-in types and functions
714 + Various other bug fixes
715 + ROADMAP updates
a8d808f @masak [docs/ChangeLog] partial draft of the 2010.03 release
masak authored
716
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
717 New in 2010.02 release
718 + The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
719 + The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
720 + NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
721 source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
722 is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
723 suggests
724 + The revised Perl6/Grammar.pm is much closer to the canonical STD.pm
725 + Regexes may declare contextual and lexical variables
726 + Lazy lists and arrays are partly implemented
727 + The object metamodel is largely written in NQP-RX instead of PIR
728 + The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
729 + The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
730 context
2663b19 [docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02
Martin Berends authored
731 + Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
732 + The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
733 + 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
734 alpha to 24221, because porting the functionality to the new master
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
735 is still ongoing
736 + Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
737 better with various package management systems
738
98f43b6 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
739 New in 2010-01 release
740 + Added method form of eval.
741 + Implemented :s and :l file operators
742 + Added functions for logarithms using $base
743 + Refactored subroutine calls to use new Context structures in Parrot 2.0.0
744
0fabacb [docs/ChangeLog] draft of the 2010.02 entry
Martin Berends authored
745 New in 2009-12 release
746 + Only minor maintenance was done because all attention was being given
747 to the Rakudo/ng branch, bringing in the new nqp-rx bootstrap compiler
748
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
749 New in 2009-11 release
750 + 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
751 + support unpacking of arrays, hashes and objects in signatures
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
752 + changed .pick to use :replace instead of :repl
753 + many core setting optimizations and bugfixes
1db377a @masak [docs/ChangeLog] added a few more changes
masak authored
754 + IO::Socket.recv() has been extended to accept a parameter specifying the
755 number of bytes which will be received
756 + Rakudo now looks up %INC in the right namespace when loading libraries for
757 foreign languages
b5d7e51 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog for release.
pmichaud authored
758
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
759 New in 2009-10 release
760 + smolder reports for spectest runs
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
761 + more Complex trig functions
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
762 + pure Perl 6 implementation of the Complex type
0331d60 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
763 + some variants of the new series operator
764 + correct construction of twigilled colonpairs
765 + infix:<eqv>, .pred and .succ for the Rat type
766 + when configuring with --gen-parrot, pass --optimize to parrot's Configure.pl
3eceb87 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
767 + moved more operators to the setting and thus made them overloadable
768 + { %hash } now correctly constructs a hash, not a closure
769 + new, faster low level Signature type
770 + improved Signature introspection
7e34de6 @moritz mention new signature binder in ChangeLog
moritz authored
771 + new, much faster signature binder
073d5ed @jnthn Additions to ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
772 + improved various error messages related to signature binding
773 + signature literals now supported
774 + binding of named arguments to positional parameters
775 + attributive parameters implemented
776 + package blocks now run as immediate blocks, as per the spec
777 + lexical variables declared outside of packages now visible inside them
836c8c8 @moritz mention spectest_smolder in README and ChangeLog
moritz authored
778
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
779 New in 2009-09 release
780 + updates to numeric operators: infix</>(Int, Int) creates a Rat
781 + Rat (rational) numbers
782 + overloadable builtin operators
48b5d4d @pmichaud Some ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
783 + contextual variables
784 + setting values in %*ENV now works
ea6448f @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
785 + partial support for trigonometric functions of complex numbers
786 + better handling of custom traits, many builtin traits moved to core setting
787 + improved type dispatch for builtin operators, type coercions
4b9cd2d @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
788
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
789 New in 2009-08 release
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
790 + Rakudo must now be built from an installed parrot, and can be installed
9959b21 @moritz [docs] mentioned installed parrot in ChangeLog
moritz authored
791 itself
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
792 + separate Perl 6 meta class
793 + introspection on roles
794 + declaration of methods in the meta class by writing method ^newmethod($obj)
795 + :tree options for parent class, attribute and role introspection
3d5359d @pmichaud More text updates in preparation for release.
pmichaud authored
796 + allow some custom postcircumfix:<( )> methods
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
797 + moved more built-ins into the setting
798 + implement operators infix:<!%> (divisibility test) and prefix [||] and [//]
799 + updated ROADMAP in preparation for the Rakudo Star release
800 + instead of throwing nasty parse errors, Rakudo now informs you that feed
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
801 operators are not yet implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
802 + improved testing: planless testing with done_testing(); better diagnostic
803 output from is()
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
804 + the syntax for embedded comments has changed
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
805 + embedded Pod comments are now recognized
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
806 + support for defining traits and applying them to routines, classes and roles
1c93b6b @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
807 + "hides" trait (class A hides B { ... }), and "is hidden"
9520b46 @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks and additions.
jnthn authored
808 + better handling of slurpy and optional in multi-dispatch
809 + use of .?, .+ and .* with indirect calling form ($obj.+@cands)
810 + .can improved; now returns something usable as an iterator
811 + lastcall implemented
8d7fc7d @moritz [docs] updated ChangeLog. Corrections welcome
moritz authored
812
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
813 New in 2009-07 release
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
814 + extensive refactor of the multi dispatch code to get closer to the spec
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
815 + better handling of named arguments in multi dispatch
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
816 + operators and traits can be defined in the setting
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
817 + basic implementation of the series and eqv operators
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
818 + refatored trait code to match updated specification
e7a7999 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
819 + implemented more cases of smartmatching against hashes
820 + fixed state variables to work with //= and ||= initialization
0b9d7af @moritz [docs] more ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
821 + improved testing: when Rakudo dies with 'Null PMC Access' it is never
822 considered a success
823 + implemented the :all flag to split which keeps captures
824 + added List.rotate builtin
825 + nextwith and callwith now also work properly with methods
826 + take() without outer gather now merely warns
fb0601a @jnthn Extra changelog entry plus tweaks.
jnthn authored
827 + introspection of roles and attributes
7187b9f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
828
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
829 New in 2009-06 release
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
830 + refactored and corrected object initialization (BUILD/CREATE)
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
831 + attributes initilizations can now use attributes defined earlier
832 + method calls are now faster
833 + basic safe mode that forbids IO and execution of external programs
834 + implemented meta operators for user defined operators
835 + initial implementation of Temporal (date/time related objects)
836 + type checking of implicit return values
837 + improved introspection methods
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
838 + cleaned up IO methods
1b06df8 @pmichaud More news.
pmichaud authored
839 + improved "is export" handling for modules and setting
77f9d70 @pmichaud Some more updates in preparation for Thursday's release.
pmichaud authored
840 + automatically transcode to iso-8859-1 for faster parsing when possible
841 + refactored and corrected assignment, .succ, .pred, C<++>, C<-->,
842 postcircumfix:<[ ]>, Whatever
843 + "module Foo;" now allows statements before it
99cad48 @pmichaud Documentation updates for release.
pmichaud authored
844 + improved Unicode string handling
845 + better support for Str increment/decrement in Unicode ranges
846 + many performance improvements
de1e9f0 @moritz [docs] initial changelog for 2009-06 release
moritz authored
847
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
848 New in 2009-05 release
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
849 + updated docs/ROADMAP
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
850 + basic support for custom operators
851 + operators can now be referenced as &infix:<+>
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
852 + meta operator support for custom operators
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
853 + cross-language library loading
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
854 + stack traces now include source file name and line number
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
855 + implemented Regex type
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
856 + .WALK (parent classes in configurable order)
857 + .name method on routines
858 + refactored enums, thereby fixing many enum related bugs
859 + fixed namespace of eval()ed code
612bcf3 @moritz [docs] ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
860 + implemented parallel dispatch (@objects>>.methods)
861 + initial support for «...» quotes
0ce0f62 @pmichaud Update ChangeLog a bit.
pmichaud authored
862 + text files now default to utf8 encoding
966ea72 @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
863 + fixes to Match.perl and Match.chunks
864 + implemented 'constant name = $value'
865 + documented build dependencies
222993f @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog
moritz authored
866 + grep() accepts general matcher, things like @list.grep(Int) work
867 + trigonometric functions (sin, cos, ...) now available via 'use Num :Trig'
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
868 + qx{} quotes now work (except on Windows)
6685755 @jnthn Few extras for the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
869 + hyper-operators on hashes now work (%a >>+<< %b)
870 + initial implementation of $foo.@bar
871 + refactored wrap and unwrap to work with candidate lists; fixes some bugs
872 + refactored/improved callsame and callwith, and added nextsame and nextwith
873 (only work for dispatches of the form $foo.@bar and with wrap so far)
874 + partial implementation of .^parents and .^methods
b4f301d @jnthn ChangeLog tweaks.
jnthn authored
875 + can initialize attributes in terms of others
97c7cec @pmichaud ChangeLog updates for release
pmichaud authored
876 + many other bug fixes and performance enhancements
ffcde86 @moritz ChangeLog updates
moritz authored
877
878 New in 2009-04 release (#16, "Bratislava")
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
879 + wrap and unwrap for subroutines
880 + calling a method on a Whatever star generates a closure
881 + 1+*, *+1 and others generate closures (*-1 missing)
882 + Associative, Positional and Callable are now parametric roles
883 + typed arrays and hashes
884 + parametric role subtyping (R[T1] ~~ R[T2] where T1 ~~ T2)
885 + .invert and .push on Hashes
886 + enforce return types of subroutines (partial implementation)
887 + parallel testing
888 + Configure.pl now supports passing options to parrot's Configure
889 + support for lexical subroutines and multis
890 + implemented \c[character name] in double quoted strings and regexes
891 + implemented Perl 5 regexes
892 + rx/.../ regex quoting
f68de36 @moritz [docs] typo (vim-o?) in ChangeLog
moritz authored
893 + sockets support has been added (IO::Socket)
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
894 + 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
895 + moved many methods to the setting
896 + exporting and importing by tags, support :DEFAULT export tag
897 + implemented START blocks
898 + implemented roots builtin
899 + implemented .ast on Match objects
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
900 + added Match.caps and Match.chunks
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
901 + split() now supports limits in all cases
5c19526 @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates.
pmichaud authored
902 + prefix:<=> and the "fish operator" ( =<> ) are now gone
5c8015e @jnthn Updates to ChangeLog; add some more items and replace * with + for consi...
jnthn authored
903 + .readline is now .get
904 + roles are now punned on any method call on the role
905 + many other bug fixes
370dd76 @moritz [docs] update to ChangeLog
moritz authored
906
db1e872 @pmichaud Final ChangeLog for release #15.
pmichaud authored
907 New in 2009-03 release (#15, "Oslo")
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
908 + implemented $*PROGRAM_NAME magical variable
909 + outer lexicals are now visible in eval()
4947aea @moritz [ChangeLog] mention last/next working in grep()
moritz authored
910 + next, last etc. work in grep()
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
911 + added R metaoperator
84920ea @moritz [docs] update ChangeLog a bit
moritz authored
912 + add an initial draft of Match.perl
4ec17da @pmichaud ChangeLog update.
pmichaud authored
913 + refactor Grammar and Match class hierarchy
914 + fix if/unless/while/until/for/... on line after close curlies
915 + add Q quoting, including Q:PIR
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
916 + added "state" variables
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
917 + //= fixed to short-circuit, and added short-circuiting &&= and ||=
918 + multi-subs now have the Multi type and have a .candidates method
919 + multi-method dispatch now looks up the class hierarchy
920 + various fixes to using roles as type constraints
921 + support bare sigils in signatures
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
922 + more methods and functions moved to (Perl 6) setting
cba1557 @jnthn Add a few more bits to the ChangeLog.
jnthn authored
923 + many other bug fixes
80344fd @pmichaud More ChangeLog updates for release #15.
pmichaud authored
924
4bb9d8d @pmichaud Rename NEWS to ChangeLog, since that's what it really represents.
pmichaud authored
925 New in 2009-02 release (#14, "Vienna")
926 + first release independent of Parrot releases
927 + passing 7076 spectests (+796 since 2009-01 release)
928 + build and use fakecutable (perl6.exe) by default
929 + redesigned build, configuration, and test subsystems
930 + add settings/ directory for builtins written in Perl 6 (was "prelude")
931 + improve diagnostics in Test.pm
932 + allow anonymous classes via C<::>
933 + re-use existing parameterized roles instead of creating new ones
934 + roles now pun classes when .new is called on them
935 + 'proto' now marks all same-named routines as 'multi'
936 + XopX is now Xop
937 + implement <-> (rw) pointy blocks
938 + added min= and max= metaoperators
939 + many many bugfixes
940 + publish release schedule
941 + documentation improvements
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