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Daily Dose - Scala 2.8 RC1

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The first release candidate for the Scala 2.8 JVM language has been announced.  2.8 will be a major revision that will not be binary-compatible with the 2.7 branch.  With an optimized compiler, Scala 2.8 will run 50% faster.  The most notable changes include a revamped collections library, support for named and default arguments, a new presentation compiler, and a new build manager.

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