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2010-06-12  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.17

   Fix dump of "1\n" (the newline was lost) [RT#56595]

   Start using the range operator to shorten list dumps.
   For instance dump(1,2,3,4,5) now returns '(1 .. 5)'.

   CODE references now dumped as 'sub { ... }'.
   Potetential compatibility issue as perl-5.12 or better
   to eval such strings.

   Fix how multiline hash values are indented.

   Make indentation configurable

   Improved documentation

2010-06-09  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.16

   Add support for filter callbacks
      - filters can modify how selected objects are dumped

   Various enhancements to how/when hash keys are quoted
      - don't quote keywords
      - don't quote words prefixed with "-"
      - don't quote long identifier keys
      - quote all hash keys if one needs quoting for better alignment

   Use case-insensitive sorting for hash keys

2009-07-26  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.15

   Fixed regexp that determines if hash keys are numeric [RT#48003]

2009-01-12  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.14

   Data::Dump::Trace enhancements:
      - trace() function
      - prototypes

2009-01-02  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.13

   Added the Data::Dump::Trace module

2008-10-21  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.12

   Documentation tweaks.

2008-08-23  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.11

   Documentation tweaks.

2008-08-21  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.10

   Add the functions quote(), dd() and ddx().

   Fix segfault when duming large repeated strings [RT#33520]

   Incorporated documentation improvements from Mark Stosberg

   Apply Data-Dump-1.08-ANDK-01.patch from CPAN.  Might do some
   good on older perls I guess.

2006-11-29  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.08

   By popular demand; don't put underscore into dumped integers
   to group thousands.

2006-11-24  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.07

   Remove unused code.

   Add some more tests.

2004-11-12  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.06

   Compatibility fix for bleadperl by David Dyck <>.

2004-11-11  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.05

   Improved track scalar references; dump() ended up
   recursing forever on some cyclic structures.

   More tests.

2004-11-05  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.04

   Try to not be confused when dumping tied hashes or arrays.

2004-04-13  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.03

   Dump strings with chars with ord > 255 using \x{...} escapes.

2003-12-18  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.02

   Documentation fixes by Paul Croome <>.

2003-10-10  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.01

   Improved formatting of Regexp objects.  Put top level modifiers in
   the normal place and smart selection of separators.

   Perl 5.6 or better required.

2003-10-06  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 1.00

   Support dumping of Regexp objects.

   If all the keys of a hash looks numeric sort them accordingly.

   Don't quote plain normalized integer keys.

2000-09-11  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 0.04

   Think harder about when to align hash values.

   Compensate for the way references to references are stringified
   in perl-5.7.0.

1999-08-05  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 0.03

   Fixed the generation of references to nested scalars.

   Separate thousands with _ in large integers.

   More tests.

1999-05-27  Gisle Aas <>

   Release 0.02

   Don't die on data that we can't handle, like LVALUES.
   We now produce a warning and return it as a '#LVALUE#' string.

   Added parenthesis around bless argument.


1998-11-21  Gisle Aas <>

   First revision; 0.01