Re: Steve Dalton: Update from APOUC meeting

From: Paul K.
Sent on: Monday, May 28, 2012 9:03 PM
Thanks for the great update Steve. It's so easy to be cynical about things like language stewardship and platform direction. I won't say I don't have some concerns in several areas but it was good to hear some of the positive things that are happening on various fronts. Lots of positives to take away.

As I mentioned in the meeting, Groovy 2.0 will be released shortly. For those at the bleeding edge you will find snapshots in:

http://snapshots....­

look for the various 2.0.0-rc-1-SNAPSHOT artifacts. Otherwise rc-1 will be out within a matter of days
and would be a good version to try out.

Big ticket items in 2.0: optional static checking, optional static typing, modularisation.

Cheers, Paul.

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