Dear development community,

I am happy to start the VOTE thread for a Groovy 2.5.0 release!

This release includes 12 bug fixes/improvements as outlined in the changelog:

Tag commit id: cfea02483ef46c89eae66d4af932a725574edc4d

The artifacts to be voted on are located as follows (r27123).
Source release:
Convenience binaries:

Release artifacts are signed with a key from the following file:

Please vote on releasing this package as Apache Groovy 2.5.0.

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The vote is open for the next 72 hours and passes if a majority of at least three +1 PMC votes are cast.

[ ] +1 Release Apache Groovy 2.5.0
[ ]  0 I don't have a strong opinion about this, but I assume it's ok
[ ] -1 Do not release Apache Groovy 2.5.0 because...

Here is my vote:

+1 (binding)