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In this talk I will explain what binary compatibility means in the Scala context and why it poses such a problem. I will then put forward a possible solution that relies on a new high-level interchange format of typed trees.
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The Binary Compatibility Challenge
Martin Odersky is a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is best known as the creator of the Scala programming language. Prior to that, he made several contributions to the development of Java. He created the Pizza and GJ languages, designed the original version of generics for Java, and wrote the javac reference compiler.