I see there is Elvis support for Optional, which is pretty cool.
But when there are breaking changes like this that affect runtime behavior without a change in code, is there a place where this is documented when the release comes out? It would be a nice section to include for Groovy 2.5 documentation a list of breaking changes so you can find any issues in code.
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Subject: Groovy 2.5.0-beta-1 released
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