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From Russel Winder <rus...@winder.org.uk>
Subject Re: peristant and immutable collections
Date Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:39:51 GMT
On Thu, 2015-10-15 at 15:05 +0200, Jochen Theodorou wrote:
> On 15.10.2015 13:09, Paul King wrote:
> > I think pcollections or functional-java (via functional-groovy?)
> > seem
> > like the easiest paths to go. We should also decide whether to
> > assist
> > with static type checking we need the n-ary variants for things
> > like
> > Tuple, Predicate, Function etc. At some point we either need to
> > adopt
> > such generic interfaces or follow the Java8 direction.
> 
> I think we will have to follow the Java8 direction long term.

Functional Java is fun but it replaces much of the Java 8+ core. So it
is a strategy decision whether to stay close to Java or allow
divergences to gain features. This is a fundamentally different thing
to that we have done to date even when using dependencies.

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Russel.
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