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New Lambda (Java 8) binary snapshot available

From: Martijn V.
Sent on: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 10:23 AM
Hi all,

It's _really_ important that the Java community starts trying these
builds out.  Java 8 will likely have a greater impact than generics
did in Java 5 and the time to get things tightened up starts now!

Please do try these builds out (see below) and go crazy on trying to
do weird things
to break them!


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Maurizio Cimadamore <[address removed]>
Date: 7 February[masked]:49
Subject: new binary snapshot available
To: lambda-dev <[address removed]>

Dear lambditizens,
After some delay (due to intracosmic turbolences), another lambda
binary snapshot landed on planet JDK:­

This new promotion includes several compiler bug fixes and, most
notably, a brand new VM support for extension methods (kudos to
As always, your feedback is very important to us - please keep
reporting your experience with the lambda binary snapshot on this
mailing list.

Again thanks to Brian, Dan, Mike, Stuart, Mike, the SQE and RE team
for their effort in making this happen.


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