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Highlights from the TC52 meeting on September 21, 2015

Last month we had the 9th TC52 meeting where we discussed a number of additional language features for Dart. Below is a list of the main features discussed - most noticeably the lifting of restrictions on mixins. DEP update There is a rich supply of Dart Enhancement Proposals under consideration, and we spent some time discussing the underlying ideas and motivations for several DEPs. Language extensions and modifications under consideration Several language extensions and modifications are currently being considered in more concrete terms. Generic methods This is the most complicated DEP, in particular with respect to reification of the type arguments and other typing issues. Since the previous meeting work has been conducted on prototyping features relating to this DEP, and the impact on libraries has been explored. Among the big concerns are compatibility and implementation efforts. This might not materialize before 2016. Constant context, constant functions One DEP is
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