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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Groovy and language influences
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:06:26 GMT
He's definitely been much more involved that I've ever been :-)

On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:

> 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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