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From Carl Marcum <cmar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [EXT][DISCUSS] Including Groovy as a scripting language
Date Tue, 27 Sep 2011 03:11:01 GMT

On 09/26/2011 10:41 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> Hi;
>
> I like it. I've been thinking that we should campaign moving
> opensource extensions to apache-extras, as it could make
> things easier for maintainers if they don't want to sign
> an ICLA.
> Of course I won't complain if you think it's better to include
> this directly.

The extension project is maintained on Sourceforge.

I'm just seeing if there is interest right now. I use Groovy a lot but 
didn't know if others did.

>
> Pedro.
>
> On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:45:14 -0400, Carl Marcum <cmarcum@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I wanted to gauge the interest in including Groovy [1] as a scripting
>> language.
>>
>> For those not familiar, Groovy is a dynamic language for the JVM that
>> includes features like closures, builders, and dynamic typing.
>>
>> There is currently a Groovy For OpenOffice extension [2] for this
>> available under LGPL. I have contacted the author regarding
>> additionally licensing the extension as Apache and he would be willing
>> to do that to include it.
>>
>> Groovy itself is under the Apache 2.0 so I thought it may be a good fit.
>>
>> I am willing to work on this if there is interest.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Carl
>>
>> [1] http://groovy.codehaus.org/
>> [2] http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/GroovyForOpenOffice
>
Thanks,
Carl

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