New Release of Cel

Dru Nelson dru at
Mon Feb 5 07:06:49 UTC 2001

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Here are the recent release notes for the language:

Feb. 04, 2001 - Release 0.6

This is the second public release of Cel. 

Here is a list of the changes:

  - Arrays added (in the syntax and with methods)
  - Dynamic linking to external libraries written in C
  - Various kits added:
      Array        - methods for printing and iterating
      DateTime     - a time object 
      OS           - methods for fork, exec, wait, sleep, etc.
      Socket       - methods for creating a client TCP socket
      PipeIO       - methods for communicating with a child process via pipes
      FileIO       - methods for dealing with files in the filesystem
      HTTPClient   - a simple HTTP Client library
      EmailMessage - a simple library to send email
  - Environment variables and command line args added to Capsule
  - Initialization was fixed and method locals are now correct
  - Start changed to 'Start:'
  - Lexer bug fixed (newline handling)
  - String/Atom got new methods (splitOn:, findLast:, etc.) 
  - Integer got new methods
  - Various small bugs fixed

Dru Nelson
San Mateo, California

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