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

Neal Gafter neal at
Wed Mar 31 18:02:32 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:33 PM, John Rose <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.
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