+1 for me. I think it's a good idea.Not everything in the current API may be worthwhile to have as part of Groovy proper, though. For example, the bridging methods from the java.time classes back to Date and Calendar could be unnecessarily promoting the latter's usage.By the way, I'm currently working to add extension methods to the java.time types involving ZoneId and ZoneOffset. I hope to have that completed in a couple of weeks or so.-JoeOn Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 7:52 PM, Mario Garcia <email@example.com> wrote:+1I think Many Groovy applications could benefit from having this in Groovy.2017-06-09 1:02 GMT+02:00 Paul King <firstname.lastname@example.org>:+1 from me, but I'd be keen to hear Joe's thoughts?Cheers, Paul.On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:37 PM, Dinko Srkoč <email@example.com> wrote:On 8 June 2017 at 13:34, Russel Winder <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-06-08 at 13:18 +0200, Dinko Srkoč wrote:
>> On 8 June 2017 at 13:09, Russel Winder <email@example.com> 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.
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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