FYI, JSR 334 finale!
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Tue Jul 19 00:49:34 PDT 2011
Slightly more than eight months after its JSR review ballot was first
filed, JSR 334 has just successfully passed its final approval ballot.
Along with the other portions of the Java SE 7 umbrella JSR, the
language changes done under JSR 334 are now officially part of the Java
SE platform, the first Java programming language changes since JDK 5
shipped way back in 2004.
Thanks go to the members of the JSR 334 expert group for their service,
to the langtools team at Sun and Oracle for their integral participation
in Project Coin and JSR 334, and to the interesting proposals and
thoughtful comments on the coin-dev alias.
I'm looking forward to Java programmers being able to use the new
language features and to the additional changes that may come with
"coin, the flip side" in JDK 8.
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