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Number:

GEP-6

Title:

NIO2 Support for Groovy

Version:

initial

Type:

Feature

Target:

1.8 or later

Status:

Draft

Leader:

Merlyn Albery-Speyer
Hamlet D'Arcy

Created:

2010-09-25

Last modification:

2010-09-25

Abstract

Need to support NIO2. 

Approach

I propose:

JDK7 is still in beta. It is subject to change. If we build NIO2 support into Groovy today and make a release, then we risk having JDK7 make an API change, which would force us to support 2 different APIs. That would be bad. 

Todo in Groovy NIO Module:

Todo in Groovy Core:

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