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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FUNCTOR] How do we move on?
Date Wed, 17 May 2017 19:01:07 GMT
On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:17 AM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Functor was a nice idea back in 2011, but I think we promoted it to proper
> prematurely. In the light of Java 8 and it’s functional programming
> support, it is questionable whether a component like functor is really
> needed anymore. So the question is: how do we get on from here? I see
> several options:
>
> - move functor back to sandbox and see whether is catches attention some
> time
> - move functor to dormant - nobody needs it anymore with Java 8 out of the
> door
> - redefine the component to target Java 8 and explicitly provide utilities
> for the classes in the java.util.function package
>
> My preference would be the last option. But I don’t see my self having a
> lot of time to work on this. But I’d be happy to see a group of dev forming
> who give this component a new direction.
>

I am OK with moving it to dormant. In my mind, your option 3 belongs in
[lang].

Gary


> Regards,
> Benedikt
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