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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: Testing the Java 8 / Parrot parser online!
Date Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:17:09 GMT
On 24.03.2017 22:06, Winnebeck, Jason wrote:
> That is awesome. If the Java 8 syntax is supported, does that mean
> Groovy will support lambdas? One thing that saddened me about using Java
> 8 from Groovy is that you have the overhead of closure classes/meta
> class and the “dynamic” conversion/proxy into the Java functional
> interfaces, while the same code written in Java uses the lambda
> functionality which appears to return a singleton instance of a
> VM-generated class with presumably much less overhead.

Groovy will be supporting that at one point I think.

bye Jochen

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