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From Mario Garcia <mario.g...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java 8 Date/Time API Extension Methods
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:52:10 GMT
+1

I think Many Groovy applications could benefit from having this in Groovy.

2017-06-09 1:02 GMT+02:00 Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au>:

> +1 from me, but I'd be keen to hear Joe's thoughts?
>
> Cheers, Paul.
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:37 PM, Dinko Srkoč <dinko.srkoc@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 8 June 2017 at 13:34, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2017-06-08 at 13:18 +0200, Dinko Srkoč wrote:
>> >> On 8 June 2017 at 13:09, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
>> >> > On Wed, 2017-06-07 at 14:38 +0000, Søren Berg Glasius wrote:
>> >> > > I think it makes perfect sense that you can do the same
>> >> > > calculations
>> >> > > with
>> >> > > java.time.* as you can with java.util.Date
>> >> > >
>> >> >
>> >> > Shouldn't it be fair to assume that all new code eschews
>> >> > java.util.Date
>> >> > and all the Calendar stuff, and uses java.time for everything time
>> >> > and
>> >> > date related?
>> >>
>> >> I think this falls into a category of "hope" or "wish", rather than
>> >> "assumption" :-)
>> >
>> > True, but I was hoping that unlike a large percentage of Java
>> > developers who are hugely reluctant to learn anything new they do not
>> > already know (*), Groovy developers were very much into using the best
>> > new idiomatic ways of doing things (well except for stuff that is just
>> > fashionably trendy for a few days) and keeping their codebases up to
>> > date with up-to-date Groovy.
>> >
>> > Please do not shatter my illusions.
>>
>> haha!
>>
>> Okay, I could convince myself that it is indeed so with Groovy
>> developers. :-)
>>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > (*) And are thus part of the legacy problem.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Russel.
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>>
>
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