Last Week in Pony - January 21, 2018
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Pony 0.21.3 released
A new wonderful version Ponyc has been released last week: 0.21.3.
Next to various bug fixes it brought us Dynamic Scheduler Scaling.
Upgrading as soon as possible is recommended.
Items of note
- pony-fmt which has been announces last week has been renamed to pony-sform, to not collide with the existing ponyfmt.
- pony-cbor, a Pony implementation of the Concise Binary Object Representation format has been announced on the mailinglist.
- OpenSSL 1.1 support was merged to master. You’ll see it in a release coming your way very soon.
Pony Development Sync
Another Sync call took place on Wednesday January 17, 2018. Check out the recorded audio.
The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 03:30 PM (GMT-05:00) America/New York via zoom. Join the Dev Mailing List to get all the details. We’d love to have you there.
New and noteworthy
Old, but still usable
Rename Logger in net/http to HTTPLogger in order to avoid name clashes in the standard library.
- Class and Actor field Docstrings has been merged and awaits its implementation.
Interested in making a change, or keeping up with changes to Pony? Check out the RFC repo. Contributors welcome!