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From Paul King <pa...@asert.com.au>
Subject Re: Groovy file associations on Windows
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2019 07:18:50 GMT
I'd be inclined to keep GPars in the mix for now. It isn't actively
maintained but is still very useful in its current form and I hope to put
some time into it at some stage.

Cheers, Paul.


On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 12:24 PM Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com> wrote:

> In addition to removing projects that are no longer developed from the
> Groovy Windows installer (Gpars, Gaelyk, Scriptom, EasyB, Gant, GMock), I'm
> considering removing the exe files from groovy-native-launcher
> <https://github.com/groovy/groovy-native-launcher>.  These haven't been
> compiled in quite a while and are just another thing to maintain.  As I see
> it, there are two primary benefits these provide.
>
>    1. Provide a way to create file associations so you can double click a
>    Groovy file, or run myFile.groovy instead of groovy myFile.groovy.
>    2. Hide the command window when launching GroovyConsole.
>
> For #2, I can work around this with a VBScript file (or NirCmd).  #1
> doesn't have a good way to solve other than the current native binary
> solution since Launch4J doesn't support variable expansion
> <https://sourceforge.net/p/launch4j/bugs/162/>.  My question is, do many
> folks need this functionality?  It's something I've never personally used.
> Please weigh in with your thoughts.
>
> -Keegan
>

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