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From Paolo Di Tommaso <paolo.ditomm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Status of GPars
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:30:39 GMT
Indeed. Gpars is an amazing and super reliable piece of software.

I would be happy to contribute to keep it building and running.


Cheers,
Paolo


On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 3:16 PM Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au> wrote:

> Thanks for all your efforts Russel, GPars wouldn't have become the very
> useful library it is today without your efforts.
>
> You are right though that things have changed. I'll try to find time to
> see what still builds with a view to doing a new release (with perhaps much
> functionality pruned).
>
> Cheers, Paul.
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 4:55 AM Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have come to the decision to stop working on GPars. I have done very
>> little
>> over the last year anyway, there has been no interest at all from the
>> Groovy
>> community, and I am not doing much with Groovy or even the JVM these days
>> –
>> except perhaps some Kotlin for writing the DLanguage CLion plugin.
>>
>> Clearly the GPars organisation is there on GitHub, with multiple owners,
>> as is
>> the source code. So there is no threat to the code, other than it is
>> moribund
>> and other solutions are overtaking it. In particular Quasar, Kotlin
>> Coroutines, and Project Loom, are likely the future for much of the stuff
>> in
>> GPars. GPars still has features not available elsewhere on the JVM, but
>> it has
>> lost all momentum as a project.
>>
>> --
>> Russel.
>> ===========================================
>> Dr Russel Winder      t: +44 20 7585 2200
>> 41 Buckmaster Road    m: +44 7770 465 077
>> London SW11 1EN, UK   w: www.russel.org.uk
>>
>>

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