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Zinc project switches to SVN

The CVS repository has been switched to a new SVN repository. Please update your working copies.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2006-02-28

Zinc receives award

The Zinc compiler <a href="http://www.coiipa.org/servicios/pfc.html">has been awarded</a> as the best Final Course Project (PFC) of 2004/2005 by the <a href="http://www.coiipa.org/">Computer Engineers Association of Asturias</a> (sorry, links in Spanish). Thanks!

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2005-07-11

Released Zinc Compiler 1.1.2

This release, which belongs to the 'unstable' series, merges all the changes between MCC 0.9.6 and MCC 0.9.7. The more relevant new features are (taken from the MCC Release Notes):

* The compiler no longer allows to mix import and other declarations. This change is in conformance with the Curry report and makes zymake's dependency analysis more fault tolerant.

* It is now possible to define and use (infix) constructor operators.... read more

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2005-02-10

Released Zinc Compiler 1.1.1

This is a development release, featuring some patches ported from MCC 0.9.6 -> MCC 0.9.7: renamed option -y to -T in zyc, added -T option to zymake and some fixes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2005-01-29

Released Zinc Compiler 1.1.0

This is the first release of the experimental series 1.1.x. These series are development releases, and not intended for general public usage.

The 1.1.0 release features a renaming of the compiler commands and libraries.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2005-01-28

Released Zinc Compiler 1.0.2

Minor bugfix

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-12-07

Released Zinc Compiler 1.0.1

This version fixes some deployment bugs, enables compiling with GHC 5 and adds manpages.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-12-06

Released Zinc Compiler 1.0.0

Bugfix release

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-09-13

Released Zinc Compiler 0.9.3

New standard type classes Bounded and Enum. Parser improvements. Lots of bugfixes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-09-11

Published the 'final' version of the pfc-doc-es

This is the final version of the document

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-09-06

Released Zinc Compiler 0.9.2

Lots of bugfixes

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-09-06

Second draft of pfc-doc-es

The second draft of pfc-doc-es (0.9.1) has just been published.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-09-03

Released Zinc Compiler 0.9.1

New features: standard type class Show, derived instances.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-08-31

Released Zinc Compiler 0.9.0

New standard type classes Eq, Ord, Num. Renamed primitives.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-08-29

Released Zinc Compiler 0.8.0

This is the second milestone in 'stable' releases.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-08-27

Draft of pfc-doc-es

A draft version (0.9.0) of the module pfc-doc-es has been released. This is a set of four books (in Spanish) about the Zinc project. Comments are welcome.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-08-26

Released Zinc Compiler 0.7.4

Method collition detection. Detection of unresolved overloading. More flexible representation of syntactic type class constraints. Lots of bugfixes and code cleaning.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-08-15

Released Zinc Compiler 0.7.3

Better support for goals. Bugfixes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-29

Released Zinc Compiler 0.7.2

Refactored kind inference (better error messages). Bugfixes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-27

Released Zinc Compiler 0.7.1

New features: Eval annotations and fixity declarations for methods.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-21

Released Zinc Compiler 0.7.0

Lots of bugfixes. New dictionary generation (more complex dictionaries).

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-19

Released Zinc Compiler 0.6.0

This is the first 'stable' release. Please read the release notes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-10

Released Zinc Compiler 0.5.1

Important changes in type inference mechanism. Lots of bugfixes.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-06-06

Released Zinc Compiler 0.5.0

Major release. Type inference is aware of type contexts, and dictionary passing. First tests programs are running well.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-05-29

Released Zinc Compiler 0.3.8

Intermediate release, no new features.

Posted by Diego Berrueta Muñoz 2004-05-16