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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy using Graal
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:52:41 GMT
Code name: Graavy :-D

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:46 AM, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, 2017-09-05 at 10:44 +1000, Paul King wrote:
> > Sounds like it might be useful for Groovy 4+.
> >
>
> If the plan is for Groovy 3 to depend on JDK8 and Groovy 4 to depend on
> JDK9 then yes. However is there a need to be quite so conservative?
> Groovy has so often had "hacks" so a version of Groovy could make use
> of more recent JDKs and yet still work on "long past end of life"
> versions of JDK. In this vein Groovy 3 could have a JDK9 variant using
> Graal. This option would, I feel, be a good marketing line for Groovy.
> "Graal Groovy now not later."
>
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