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[docs/] additions to ChangeLog and announce/2010.02

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New in 2010.02 release
+ The branch formerly known as 'ng' becomes the new master branch
-+ The previous master branch is now rakudo/alpha
++ The previous master branch is now Rakudo/alpha
+ NQP-RX replaces NQP in the Parrot Compiler Toolkit, enabling the
source code of the compiler to be written in a subset of Perl 6 that
is much more powerful, most importantly with regexes, as the name
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+ The name of the root of the object hierarchy is now Mu
+ The term 'undef' is gone, replaced by Nil, Mu or *.notdef depending on
context
-+ Builin class derive from Cool which derives from Any
++ Builtin classes derive from Cool which derives from Any
+ The refactored source code is more compact and more easily extended
+ The number of spectests passed has reduced from a peak of 32731 in
- alpha to 24167, because porting the functionality to the new master
+ alpha to 24563, because porting the functionality to the new master
is still ongoing
+ Release numbering changes from 'dash' to 'dot' delimiter to get on
better with various package management systems
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-Announce: Rakudo Perl 6 development release #26 ("XXX")
+Announce: Rakudo Perl 6 development release #26 ("Amsterdam")
On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I'm pleased to announce the
-February 2010 development release of Rakudo Perl #26 "XXX".
+February 2010 development release of Rakudo Perl #26 "Amsterdam".
Rakudo is an implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine
(see http://www.parrot.org). The tarball for the February 2010 release
is available from http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo/downloads .
-Rakudo Perl follows a monthly release cycle, with each release
-code named after a Perl Mongers group. The February 2010 release
-is code named "XXX" for ...
+Rakudo Perl follows a monthly release cycle, with each release named
+after a Perl Mongers group. The February 2010 release is code named
+"Amsterdam" for the largest chapter of the Dutch Perl Mongers. Perl
+development enjoys considerable support from the Netherlands, with
+donations from NLNet, and hosting of the feather machines and several
+important Perl 6 web domains and sites.
This release is the first release based on the new branch of
Rakudo development begun in October 2009. The branch refactors
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