CFV: Project sponsorship: Closures For Java

Neal Gafter neal at
Mon Apr 14 20:39:16 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Rob Leland < at>

> At one time there were at least 3 proposals for closures in Java.
> Having not followed closely the different closure proposal statuses what
> does this mean ?
> Does this mean that one of the 3 proposals has been selected and that all
> thats needed for a future
> JDK inclusion is an reference implementation ?

This means that one language proposal will have its own openjdk project for
its implementation.  It doesn't imply any decision about the future of the
Java language specification.  Proponents of other language proposals can
create openjdk projects for their work if they want.
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