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From Dinko Srkoč <dinko.sr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java 8 Date/Time API Extension Methods
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:37:26 GMT
On 8 June 2017 at 13:34, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-06-08 at 13:18 +0200, Dinko Srkoč wrote:
>> On 8 June 2017 at 13:09, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
>> > On Wed, 2017-06-07 at 14:38 +0000, Søren Berg Glasius wrote:
>> > > I think it makes perfect sense that you can do the same
>> > > calculations
>> > > with
>> > > java.time.* as you can with java.util.Date
>> > >
>> >
>> > Shouldn't it be fair to assume that all new code eschews
>> > java.util.Date
>> > and all the Calendar stuff, and uses java.time for everything time
>> > and
>> > date related?
>>
>> I think this falls into a category of "hope" or "wish", rather than
>> "assumption" :-)
>
> True, but I was hoping that unlike a large percentage of Java
> developers who are hugely reluctant to learn anything new they do not
> already know (*), Groovy developers were very much into using the best
> new idiomatic ways of doing things (well except for stuff that is just
> fashionably trendy for a few days) and keeping their codebases up to
> date with up-to-date Groovy.
>
> Please do not shatter my illusions.

haha!

Okay, I could convince myself that it is indeed so with Groovy developers. :-)

>
>
>
> (*) And are thus part of the legacy problem.
>
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