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+ - First-class functions coming to Java?

dlsmith writes: There is a proposal (pdf link) floating around for first-class functions in Java, authored by Gilad Bracha, Neal Gafter, James Gosling, and Peter von der Ahé. Seems to have been released in the last few days. Are first-class functions coming at last to Java, replacing the kludge that is anonymous inner classes? Bracha and Gafter discuss it in their blogs.

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