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revision 1.6 by rtoy, Thu May 1 16:30:08 2008 UTC revision 1.6.2.3 by rtoy, Fri Jun 27 17:24:14 2008 UTC
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22    * Feature enhancements:    * Feature enhancements:
23        - ~R supports many more cardinal names.
24    
25    * ANSI compliance fixes:    * ANSI compliance fixes:
26      - Fix bug in backquote printer.  If the variable is @foo, we want      - Fix bug in backquote printer.  If the variable is @foo, we want
27        to print ", @foo" not ",@foo".  Similarly, for .foo, we want to        to print ", @foo" not ",@foo".  Similarly, for .foo, we want to
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29      - Fix merging of version in MAKE-PATHNAME.  If the pathname name      - Fix merging of version in MAKE-PATHNAME.  If the pathname name
30        is given, the version is not affected by the version in the        is given, the version is not affected by the version in the
31        default pathname.        default pathname.
32        - RENAME-FILE now creates defaulted-new-name from merging new-name
33          with the original filespec.  This is an incompatible change from
34          the previous version which created defaulted-new-name from
35          merging the new-name with the truename of filespec.  Also, a
36          logical pathname should be returned if new-name is a logical
37          pathname.
38    
39    * Bugfixes:    * Bugfixes:
40      - Compiler can now derive the rank of an array, even if the array      - Compiler can now derive the rank of an array, even if the array
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58        been able to figure out a tighter result.        been able to figure out a tighter result.
59      - When SCALE-FLOAT would underflow, it would always return 0f0,      - When SCALE-FLOAT would underflow, it would always return 0f0,
60        instead of a floating-point zero of the correct type.        instead of a floating-point zero of the correct type.
61        - Fix some issues in creating the debug arglist string when the
62          arglist contains items that can't be printed readably.
63        - DIRECTORY is now faster for directories with a large number of
64          files.
65        - RANDOM is now much faster on all platforms for numbers upto
66          #xffffffff.  This is an incompatible change from previous
67          releases because the numbers produced may be different from
68          before.
69        - The small bias in RANDOM for integer args up to 32 bits long
70          should now be gone.
71    
72    * Trac Tickets:    * Trac Tickets:
73      - #16: Read-time hash-table issue      - #16: Read-time hash-table issue
74        Fixed.        Fixed.
75    
76    * Other changes:    * Other changes:
77        - IS1, IS2, IS3, and IS4 are recognized character names for the
78          ASCII control codes US, RS, GS, FS, respectively.
79        - Added OPEN-NETWORK-STREAM and ACCEPT-NETWORK-STREAM functions.
80    
81    * Improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:    * Improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:
82      - The compiler and interpreter should handle SLOT-VALUE the same      - The compiler and interpreter should handle SLOT-VALUE the same
83        way.  Previously, (SLOT-VALUE obj :a) would behave differently        way.  Previously, (SLOT-VALUE obj :a) would behave differently
84        in the compiler and interpreter.        in the compiler and interpreter.
85        - Some issues with get-accessor-method-function and
86          slot-value-using-class have been fixed.
87          Get-accessor-method-function was causing an error to be signaled
88          incorrectly.
89    
90    * Changes to building procedure:    * Changes to building procedure:
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