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From Russel Winder <rus...@winder.org.uk>
Subject Re: Apache Groovy and language influences
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:55:19 GMT
Also worth recognising Charlie Nutter's JRuby-related work on invokedynamic? 

On Fri, 2017-10-06 at 18:51 +0200, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
> Indeed, I still remember meeting John Rose many years ago, the mastermind
> behind invokedynamic, to speak about what a language like Groovy was
> needing in this space :-)
> Hard to really quantify how much we helped, but yet, we did have some
> influence for sure in this area!
> Or for things like the var stuff coming up in Java 10, it's also something
> I've been advocating to Brian Goetze 3-4 years ago (although he was really
> not in favor of it back in the day)


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