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From Paolo Di Tommaso <>
Subject Re: Groovy using Graal
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:07:07 GMT
I've seen some presentations and Graal looks impressive. It seems Oracle is
investing a lot on it, already having other languages running on it.

IMO Groovy would be benefit a lot being able to run on Graal.


On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Paul King <> wrote:

> Sounds like it might be useful for Groovy 4+.
> On 5 Sep. 2017 5:09 am, "Jochen Theodorou" <> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> since Graal is now available in JDK9 by default I was wondering if we
>> should go into a path for deep integration with Graal if we can take
>> advantage of it.
>> In the past I was quite partial to this because of the licensing of Graal
>> itself. I know from before it was GPL with or without classpath extension.
>> But even with classpath extension I was not feeling well about depending on
>> it and the trouble users would have go through to setup an optional Graal
>> part.
>> Well, now since it is part of JDK9 those troubles are of the past. Now
>> everyone has a ready to use Graal afaik. And we do no longer have to
>> distribute it. That means we can consider really depending on it, like we
>> depend on the Java platform itself.
>> How do others think?
>> bye Jochen

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