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[svn:parrot] r35852 - trunk

From:
chromatic
Date:
January 21, 2009 00:00
Subject:
[svn:parrot] r35852 - trunk
Message ID:
20090121075958.D2E5ACB9AE@x12.develooper.com
Author: chromatic
Date: Tue Jan 20 23:59:57 2009
New Revision: 35852

Modified:
   trunk/NEWS

Log:
[distro] Updated NEWS for 0.9.0 release.

Modified: trunk/NEWS
==============================================================================
--- trunk/NEWS	(original)
+++ trunk/NEWS	Tue Jan 20 23:59:57 2009
@@ -4,6 +4,9 @@
 - Implementation
   + Implemented bytecode annotations
   + Role composition is now aware of multi-subs
+  + Unbuffered IO PMCs now autopromote when buffering is necessary
+  + Installation parrot binary and libparrot shared library now supported
+  + Class registry now respects HLLs
 - Compilers
   + IMCC
     - removed keyed string indexing, e.g. $S0[1].
@@ -76,6 +79,8 @@
   + Infrastructure
     - 'make smoke' now generates Smolder reports sent to
       http://smolder.plusthree.com/app/public_projects/smoke_reports/8
+  + Improved const and null correctness for C function parameters
+  + Sped up STRING manipulation (append, chop), improving PGE about 30%
   + BOOK
     - Added sections about Classes, OO programming, and methods.
     - Added information about Annotations, Exceptions, and Handlers



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