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From pa...@apache.org
Subject [groovy] 02/02: improve README wording
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2019 01:47:37 GMT
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paulk pushed a commit to branch GROOVY_3_0_X
in repository https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf/groovy.git

commit c0f7262c61682341ae66d7c5f954738f865c557a
Author: Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au>
AuthorDate: Tue Dec 3 11:46:39 2019 +1000

    improve README wording
---
 README.adoc | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.adoc b/README.adoc
index 6e57f25..e253426 100644
--- a/README.adoc
+++ b/README.adoc
@@ -54,9 +54,13 @@ image:{travis-build-icon}[travis build status, link={travis-ci}]
 image:{bintray-download-icon}[bintray download, link={bintray-latest-version-link}]
 image:{apache-groovy-twitter-icon}[follow on Twitter, link={apache-groovy-twitter-link}]
 
-{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful, optionally typed and dynamic language, with static-typing
and static compilation capabilities, for the Java platform aimed at multiplying developers
productivity thanks to a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
+{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful multi-faceted programming language for the JVM platform.
+It supports a spectrum of programming styles incorporating features from dynamic languages
such as optional and duck typing, but also
+static compilation and static type checking at levels similar to or greater than Java through
its extensible static type checker.
+It aims to greatly increase developer productivity with many powerful features but also a
concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
 
-It integrates smoothly with any Java program, and immediately delivers to your application
powerful features, including scripting capabilities, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime
and compile-time meta-programming and functional programming. 
+It integrates smoothly with any Java class or library, and immediately delivers to your application
powerful capabilities,
+including scripting support, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime and compile-time
meta-programming and functional programming. 
 
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