FYI, JSR 334 finale!

Dr Heinz M. Kabutz heinz at
Tue Jul 19 04:03:42 PDT 2011

Thanks Joe for your hard work.

I saw a number of emails by Neil, requesting access to the private 
discussions around the new language features.  Am I correct in 
understanding that all the Java 7 changes have now been pushed through 
without giving us access to these?


Dr Heinz M. Kabutz (PhD CompSci)
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On 7/19/11 10:49 AM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Hello.
> 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.
> -Joe

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