Request for reviews (M): 6939134: JSR 292 adjustments to method handle invocation

Rémi Forax forax at
Thu Apr 1 05:11:20 PDT 2010

Le 01/04/2010 03:02, Neal Gafter a écrit :
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:33 PM, John Rose <john.r.rose at 
> <mailto:john.r.rose at>> wrote:
>     To speak to your continued objection:  This language extension
>     (signature polymorphism of specific methods) is necessary to any
>     programmer who (like me) implements dynamic languages using JSR
>     292, and uses the JVM's systems programming language.  Since that
>     language is Java, that makes me (in that role) a Java programmer
>     who gets benefit from those language features.
> Those dynamic languages, which support features not available in Java, 
> should be self-bootstrapped or built using the JVM's own instruction set.

Yes if you write a GPL but this is not true if you write a small DSL.

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