Last Week in Pony - July 4, 2021

Sunday, July 04, 2021 | Posted in Last Week in Pony

Pony 0.41.2 of ponylang/ponyc has been released! Andy Turley is leaving the core team. There’s a new RFC related to the FilePath constructor and AmbientAuth.

Items of note

  • Audio from the June 29, 2021 Pony development sync call is available.

  • Andy Turley is leaving the core team. See the note from him below.

Releases

  • Version 0.41.2 of ponylang/ponyc has been released. See the release notes for more details.

RFCs

New RFCs


Andy Turley writes:

Hey all, I wanted to announce that I’m leaving the Pony core team. I’ve been working with Pony since early 2016 and it’s a great language and great community. But my job has shifted away from using Pony, and I’ve had some events in my life over the last year or so (some good, some less good) that have impacted my ability to commit the time that I think is necessary to being a core team member. I’ll still be in zulip, and I’ll try to contribute to Pony where I can. I’ll always be an evangelist, and if we’re ever in the same place I’d love to talk to you about refcaps and actors and all the other good stuff. Thank you all for making this a great experience.


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AUTHOR

Theo Butler

Theo is a member of the Pony core team and student at Drexel University. His interests include persistent data structures, programming languages, and writing software while listening to Swancore.