CFV: New Project Kulla

Thomas Wuerthinger thomas.wuerthinger at
Fri Aug 29 09:31:02 UTC 2014

I think assuming a correlation between number of committers and project size is reasonable.

What is the planned relationship of this project with this existing open source Java REPL

Thanks, thomas

On 26 Aug 2014, at 23:49, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at> wrote:

>> Yes, and although discussion before proposal is not mandatory, a project of
>> this scale (and importance) should have been discussed a bit in advance I
>> think.
> I think you are vastly overestimating the scale.
>> The main problem here is that the JEP bug doesn't really contain much
>> details, from the look of it seems like a trivial walk in the park, but
>> then the list of high profile initial contributors is massive.
> You are reading way more into this than there is.  These are simply the members of the compiler group who are Committers to jdk; this is done because any of these people *might* want to contribute.
> I think it is on this incorrect inference (many committers -> huge project) that your concerns in the first paragraph rest?

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