Great news!!! 

I'm using Groovy and emacs daily basis so I'll try to keep an eye on this github repository.

Thanks guys

On 17 Mar 2017 20:26, "Balachandran Sivakumar" <> wrote:
Hi Dr. Russel,

        Thanks to you and Wilfred for the groovy-mode in emacs :) I do
use it quite extensively and will be able to provide feedback. Thanks

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 8:56 PM, Russel Winder <> wrote:
> I am not sure how many people use Emacs and the Emacs Groovy mode, but
> for all those that do a bit of news.
> It has been decided that trying to make the Groovy mode do groovy
> things with the mode being based on CC Mode, is becoming impossible –
> there are features of Groovy that are effectively incompatible with the
> Java mode in CC Mode. Wilfred Hughes has made a start on what is
> effectively a new Groovy mode not based on CC mode. This will mean that
> all things are possible, at the expense of having to write more ELisp
> code.
> The Groovy Mode Git repository now has a new branch standalone_mode
> which has Wilfred's initial stab at separating Groovy mode from CC
> Mode. We need people to try it out, report back, file issues, submit
> pull requests, and generally get this into a state where it can be
> merged into master to become the official Groovy model.
> This new mode is not in MELPA, so people will have to uninstall Groovy
> mode if installed from MELPA, clone this repository, switch to
> standalone_mode branch and then do a symbolic link from their
> ~/.emacs.d directory to groovy.el so as to install the mode. This is a
> fairly standard set up so I am hoping isn't a big deal for people.
> There is no separate email list, so if we put [Emacs mode] in the
> subject with emails to this list those interested can read and those
> not can quickly delete.
> --
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Thank you
Balachandran Sivakumar