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From Jennifer Strater <jenn.stra...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: bool
Date Sun, 22 Jul 2018 21:57:23 GMT
Hi mg,

I also don't like the 'fin' proposal, but I could get behind 'bool'. It's
shorter but doesn't lose the meaning. It also makes it easier for people
coming from other programming languages.

Best,
Jenn
<https://twitter.com/codejennerator>  <https://linkedin.com/in/jennstrater>

On Sun, Jul 22, 2018 at 11:39 PM, MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> since things are going so well with my "fin" = "final" proposal, I propose
> that Groovy support "bool" as a shortcut for "boolean".
>
> "boolean" is already seeing large scale use by Groovy developers, "bool"
> instead of "boolean" saves nearly half of the keyword's characters, "bool"
> is used in C++, it fits better with the also widely used "int", and Groovy
> 3.0 is the ideal opportunity to introduce such language extensions.
>
> Cheers,
> mg
>
>
>
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