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-Announce: Rakudo Perl 6 development release #16 ("Bratislava")
+Announce: Rakudo Perl 6 development release #16 ("Bratislava")
On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I'm pleased to announce
the April 2009 development release of Rakudo Perl #16 "Bratislava".
Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine [1].
The tarball for the April 2009 release is available from
-http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo/downloads .
+http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo/downloads .
Due to the continued rapid pace of Rakudo development and the
frequent addition of new Perl 6 features and bugfixes, we continue
@@ -12,11 +12,11 @@ to recommend that people wanting to use or work with Rakudo obtain
the latest source directly from the main repository at github.
More details are available at http://rakudo.org/how-to-get-rakudo .
-Rakudo Perl follows a monthly release cycle, with each release code named
+Rakudo Perl follows a monthly release cycle, with each release code named
after a Perl Mongers group. This release is named "Bratislava",
home to Jonathan Worthington and reportedly an excellent place to
-obtain beer (a key component of Jonathan's contributions to Perl).
-The Bratislava.pm group is quite active [2], with regular technical
+obtain beer (a key component of Jonathan's contributions to Perl).
+The Bratislava.pm group is quite active [2], with regular technical
presentations and social gatherings.
In this release of Rakudo Perl, we've made the following major changes
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ and improvements:
* Rakudo is now passing 10,467 spectests, an increase of 3,194
passing tests since the March 2009 release. With this release
- Rakudo is now passing approximately 65% of the available
+ Rakudo is now passing approximately 65% of the available
spectest suite.
* About 2/3 of the increase in passing tests is due to improved
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ and improvements:
one can write / [\w+] ** ',' / to get a comma-separated
list of words.
-* More builtin functions and methods have been rewritten in
+* More builtin functions and methods have been rewritten in
Perl 6 and placed as part of the setting.
* Release tar files now contain local copies of the appropriate
@@ -61,16 +61,18 @@ and improvements:
see docs/ChangeLog for a more complete list.
The development team thanks all of our contributors and sponsors for
-making Rakudo Perl possible. If you would like to help
-contribute, see http://rakudo.org/how-to-help, ask on the
-perl6-compiler@perl.org mailing list, or ask on IRC #perl6 on freenode.
+making Rakudo Perl possible. If you would like to contribute,
+see http://rakudo.org/how-to-help , ask on the perl6-compiler@perl.org
+mailing list, or ask on IRC #perl6 on freenode.
The next release of Rakudo (#17) is scheduled for May 21, 2009.
-A list of the other planned release dates and codenames for 2009 is
-available in the "docs/release_guide.pod" file. In general, Rakudo
-development releases are scheduled to occur two days after each
+A list of the other planned release dates and codenames for 2009 is
+available in the "docs/release_guide.pod" file. In general, Rakudo
+development releases are scheduled to occur two days after each
Parrot monthly release. Parrot releases the third Tuesday of each month.
+Have fun!
+
References:
[1] Parrot, http://parrot.org/
[2] Bratislava.pm, http://bratislava.pm.org/
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