Java News from Saturday, November 3, 2007

Neal Gafter has written a prototype closures implementation for Java 6. According to Gafter,

This is binary-licensed under the JRL, but if a JSR is created I expect to license it under GPLv2. There are a few small test cases included.

This prototype supports

This prototype does not yet support

I'm intentionally distributing it before these features are available. The idea is that people can try this version, and compare it to the next version with these features working.