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[groovy] branch master updated (38c3dd2 -> 8e9ff08)

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    from 38c3dd2  GROOVY-8825: Conflict between @Generated and @Delegate (closes #1115)
     new d1e35fa  Update README.adoc
     new 8e9ff08  improve README wording (closes #1114)

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Summary of changes:
 README.adoc | 10 +++++++---
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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[groovy] 01/02: Update README.adoc

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commit d1e35fa92b10b39abe80b606750e19fe8dbc4869
Author: lidiameftah98 <[hidden email]>
AuthorDate: Sun Dec 1 21:26:04 2019 +0100

    Update README.adoc
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 README.adoc | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.adoc b/README.adoc
index 70bfd10..6e57f25 100644
--- a/README.adoc
+++ b/README.adoc
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ image:{travis-build-icon}[travis build status, link={travis-ci}]
 image:{bintray-download-icon}[bintray download, link={bintray-latest-version-link}]
 image:{apache-groovy-twitter-icon}[follow on Twitter, link={apache-groovy-twitter-link}]
 
-{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful, optionally typed and dynamic language, with static-typing and static compilation capabilities, for the Java platform aimed at multiplying developers’ productivity thanks to a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
+{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful, optionally typed and dynamic language, with static-typing and static compilation capabilities, for the Java platform aimed at multiplying developers productivity thanks to a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
 
 It integrates smoothly with any Java program, and immediately delivers to your application powerful features, including scripting capabilities, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime and compile-time meta-programming and functional programming.
 
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ Alternatively, you can download the source distribution and unpack it.
 
 If obtaining the source from the source distribution and you intend to build from source,
 you also need to https://gradle.org/downloads/[download] and install http://gradle.org/[Gradle] and
-use the downloaded Gradle to execute one bootstrap step.
+use it to execute one bootstrap step.
 
 ==== Bootstrapping Gradle
 

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[groovy] 02/02: improve README wording (closes #1114)

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commit 8e9ff08191bf1131db7b906744f7e843182e4574
Author: Paul King <[hidden email]>
AuthorDate: Tue Dec 3 11:46:39 2019 +1000

    improve README wording (closes #1114)
---
 README.adoc | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.adoc b/README.adoc
index 6e57f25..e253426 100644
--- a/README.adoc
+++ b/README.adoc
@@ -54,9 +54,13 @@ image:{travis-build-icon}[travis build status, link={travis-ci}]
 image:{bintray-download-icon}[bintray download, link={bintray-latest-version-link}]
 image:{apache-groovy-twitter-icon}[follow on Twitter, link={apache-groovy-twitter-link}]
 
-{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful, optionally typed and dynamic language, with static-typing and static compilation capabilities, for the Java platform aimed at multiplying developers productivity thanks to a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
+{groovy-www}[Groovy] is a powerful multi-faceted programming language for the JVM platform.
+It supports a spectrum of programming styles incorporating features from dynamic languages such as optional and duck typing, but also
+static compilation and static type checking at levels similar to or greater than Java through its extensible static type checker.
+It aims to greatly increase developer productivity with many powerful features but also a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
 
-It integrates smoothly with any Java program, and immediately delivers to your application powerful features, including scripting capabilities, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime and compile-time meta-programming and functional programming.
+It integrates smoothly with any Java class or library, and immediately delivers to your application powerful capabilities,
+including scripting support, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime and compile-time meta-programming and functional programming.
 
 == Downloading