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From Pid <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: Groovy 1.8
Date Fri, 27 May 2011 09:01:02 GMT
On 26/05/2011 20:26, Matthew Sacks wrote:
> Shall we create a new branch for the 1.8 version?

I'm not sure it's worth it, as we haven't got a release out yet.
On consideration, unless anyone objects, I'll just create a sandbox
alongside trunk & upload to that.


p

> On May 25, 2011, at 2:17 AM, Alessandro Novarini wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I agree with everything you've written.
>> Having a working starting point is great, but if keep going that way, we'll
>> never touch for real the power of groovy :)
>>
>> But if you want to keep the "old" code and the "new" one, I guess you need
>> to rename packages/classes or maybe create two custom tasks to build either
>> one or the other
>>
>> Ale
>>
>> On 25 May 2011 11:01, Pid <pid@pidster.com> wrote:
>>
>>> All,
>>>
>>> Groovy 1.8 offers some improvements that may be relevant to us, in DSL
>>> and command chaining.
>>>
>>> Implementing this would be a fairly major task as it would mean
>>> rewriting most of the existing command handling - which is a bit buggy
>>> at present.
>>>
>>>
>>> Rather than commit a massive wholesale change, I propose to start adding
>>> the new functionality to src/main/groovy and integrate this into the new
>>> Gradle build.
>>>
>>> This will mean that existing code can be bug-fixed while the new
>>> direction proceeds alongside.
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>>
>>> p
>>>
>>>
> 



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