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From Mariusz W <>
Subject Re: Potential removal of JAXB un/marshal extension methods in Groovy 4
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2021 12:38:52 GMT
Ok for me. I still had to remember to add / copy dependency files from extras-jaxb. As I understand
it will no longer be needed.


On 2021/03/29 06:14:30, Paul King <> wrote: 
> Hi folks,
> We have 4 JAXB extension methods which offer a very small enhancement over
> the built-in JAXB methods. The way these are packaged causes increased
> complexity in JDK9+ environments which even today doesn't seem to be
> handled well by IDEs such as JetBrains' IDEA. Weighing up the minimal value
> those methods add vs the complexities they burden us with, I am thinking of
> removing those methods in Groovy 4. Does anyone have objections?
> The groovy-jaxb jar from Groovy 3 will likely remain compatible with Groovy
> 4 for those that still wish this functionality but folks would need to
> explicitly add that as a dependency. Feedback welcome.
> Cheers, Paul.

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