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From Paul King <pa...@asert.com.au>
Subject Re: Java 8 Date/Time API Extension Methods
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:02:54 GMT
+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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