Closures being part of Java 7?

Tom Hawtin Thomas.Hawtin at Sun.COM
Tue Jul 22 12:33:38 PDT 2008

Michael Nascimento wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Alexander Schunk <aschunk at> wrote:
>> I hope to get an answer here from this list
>> because i think that closures are really
>> an important feature that Java should have
>> since even scripting languages like Scala
>> support it.
> Scala is not a scripting language.

I was under the impression that Scala is scalable in the sense that it 
scales to, for instance, scripting. So, a language for scripting, but 
certainly not a language only for scripting.

But yes, even without Scala the "even" is out of place. I see no reason 
why closures would be out of place in "scripts".

Tom Hawtin

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