We have finally released version 1.0 of ALPACA, A Language for the Pithy Articulation of Cellular Automata.
The specification has been rewritten (although written would be more accurate) from scratch, and adds some new features to the language, such as being able to include an initial configuration in an ALPACA description, and handling neighbourhoods other than the Moore neighbourhood.
The version bump also cures two unpleasantnesses which are pet peeves
of mine: ALPACA is no longer hanging out at version 0 (which sets it
apart from, say,
node.js), and the meaningless version numbers like
0.94 are now history. (It's not like it was the ninety-fourth iteration