Redesigned Collection Library and Internal Improvements
The second release candidate for Scala is now available.
Scala 2.8.0 RC2 features a redesigned collection library, new manifests for polymorphic arrays, and specialised type parameters.
Packrat parsing is also now supported, and the type inference has been extended to handle type constructors. Please see the Release Notes for more information.
This release can be downloaded from the Scala webpage. Please note that this Release Candidate is intended for testing purposes only.