Considering the Language:
The spec remained quiet except for some cleanup and clarification:
KeyHashcontainers will have a default value (such as
Bool::False) and delete any entry if its value goes to this default.
Declaration examples were updated to properly use
constantas a type declarator syntactically.
Some fossils using the range constructor
..with the obsolete
:byadverb were fixed to use the
While still waiting for the return of its main protagonists, the ng branch made some progress:
Jonathan Scott Duff implemented unspace parsing and parsing of variable shapes in declarations.
Solomon Foster added
Stephen Weeks added
In the one_make branch, Will Coleda has already converted
jsonto use included Makefile fragments instead of recursive
makeinvocations. Each subproject provides a
Rules.makfile so all variable definitions can be gathered before the rule definitions start. The
checkdepend.pltool now has a
--dumpoption for printing the preprocessed Makefile and checks
load_bytecodedependencies of PIR files in addition to C
Vasily Chekalkin changed tailcall ops to detach the
RetContinuationfrom the context in an attempt to fix the elusive bug 1393. The issue does not seem to be fully resolved, however, as James Keenan still reports test failures.
In order to fix bug 389 (methods are wrongly entered in namespaces), chromatic started the tt389_fix branch.
OrderedHashPMC has been deprecated.
François Perrad added a separate
install-doctarget for installing documentation files and examples.