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On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Jon Akhtar <> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 11:17 AM, steve donovan <>
> wrote:
>> The question is: is it annoying to _type_ or to _read_?  We've gone around
>> that bush several times.  In the extreme case of an ideologically crippled
>> language like Java requiring loads of boilerplate to do a simple callback, I
>> think reading suffers.  Not sure about Lua, however.
> it depends on where the declaration is syntactically, and how many lines the
> body includes.
> The tradeoff to readability works with certain styles more than others.
> Ever tried Groovy? No one seems to like it. Despite its many features.

Oh, people used to like Groovy. It just sort of got eclipsed (pun
totally intended) by Scala.

/s/ Adam