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authorMoritz Lenz <moritz@faui2k3.org>2015-02-20 12:26:59 +0100
committerMoritz Lenz <moritz@faui2k3.org>2015-02-20 12:26:59 +0100
commit5abb64cb198ab3ffa8f377d85e241188cbca6e0c (patch)
parent35a43b2165f6b02b4d3f2a8ee4278979f7bc591c (diff)
Update announcement
* update list of failing parrot modules (only one) * missing fullstop, [ptc]++ * more consistent use of markup
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/docs/announce/2015.02.md b/docs/announce/2015.02.md
index 700322c..a96e947 100644
--- a/docs/announce/2015.02.md
+++ b/docs/announce/2015.02.md
@@ -10,8 +10,7 @@ available from <http://rakudo.org/downloads/star/>.
This Rakudo Star release comes with support for the MoarVM
backend (all module tests pass on supported platforms) along with
experimental support for the JVM backend (some module tests fail).
-Three shipped modules are known to fail on Parrot (zavolaj (NativeCall),
-jsonrpc and doc)
+One shipped module is known to fail on Parrot (jsonrpc).
In the Perl 6 world, we make a distinction between the language
("Perl 6") and specific implementations of the language such as
@@ -40,10 +39,10 @@ Some of the new compiler features added to this release include:
parameter (|c).
+ `6;` at unit start is no longer a way to say `no strict;`. It was deemed
to be a bad meme and huffmannized inappropriately.
-+ Coercion syntax now works in signatures: sub foo(Str(Any) $a) { ... }
++ Coercion syntax now works in signatures: `sub foo(Str(Any) $a) { ... }`
will take Any value as its first positional parameter, and coerce it to
- Str before making it available in $a. Note that Str(Any) can be shortened
- to Str().
+ `Str` before making it available in `$a`. Note that `Str(Any)` can be shortened
+ to `Str()`.
+ `sub MAIN;` (as in, rest of file is the MAIN unit) has been implemented.
+ Metaop `=` now respects the precedence of the op it is meta-ing.
+ Many optimizations, improved error messages and bugs fixed (over