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authorpmichaud <pmichaud@pobox.com>2012-09-29 10:29:12 -0500
committerpmichaud <pmichaud@pobox.com>2012-09-29 10:29:12 -0500
commitfce2bfa573f7340c0d1feb1a96fb5b0fb082a9da (patch)
parent82e4f1612674bde7dc39150d38e30784c3ade111 (diff)
Update release announcement with 2012.09.1 compiler release information.
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/docs/announce/2012.09 b/docs/announce/2012.09
index 86e5694..94a8770 100644
--- a/docs/announce/2012.09
+++ b/docs/announce/2012.09
@@ -9,8 +9,8 @@ the downloads area shortly after the tarball release.
In the Perl 6 world, we make a distinction between the language
("Perl 6") and specific implementations of the language such as
-"Rakudo Perl". This Star release includes release 2012.09 [0] of the
-Rakudo Perl 6 compiler [1], version 4.8 of the Parrot Virtual
+"Rakudo Perl". This Star release includes release 2012.09.1 [0] of the
+Rakudo Perl 6 compiler [1], version 4.6.0 of the Parrot Virtual
Machine [2], and various modules, documentation, and other
resources collected from the Perl 6 community.
@@ -22,15 +22,20 @@ Some of the new features added to this release include:
* Indirect type names in routine and type declarations are supported.
-* We now support the "is export" trait on constant declarations.
+* We support the "is export" trait on constant declarations.
-* Str.wordcase is now implemented.
+* The "is hidden" and base traits are supported.
-* Compilation is now slightly faster than before.
+* Str.wordcase, is-prime, and expmod are implemented.
-* Tie-breaking with constraints now selects the first matching
+* Compilation is slightly faster than before.
+* Tie-breaking with constraints selects the first matching
constraint rather than demanding mutual exclusion.
+* Smart matching against Signature literals, and binding to Signatures
+ in declarators.
This release also contains a range of bug fixes, improvements to error
reporting and better failure modes. More exceptions are thrown as typed
exceptions, and more meta-model errors have been fixed to properly