The JVM is now a compilation target for many dynamic languages. The implementers of those dynamic languages have been waiting for
invokedynamic so they can make their dynamic languages compile to more efficient JVM byte code. Sun seems to have caught on that people want to use the JVM but not use Java and Sun seems to be looking at ways to accommodate the compilation of these dynamic languages. Microsoft's .NET CLR+DLR is ahead of Sun and has implemented features for efficient dynamic language compilation. Developers have made it clear that even if they are locked into the platform, they are going to still use their language of choice.
methodMissing, for browsers to implement it and for old browsers to disappear. Ten years? No way! They have
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