CFV: Project Valhalla
chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Sat Jun 21 08:11:45 UTC 2014
> On 21 Jun 2014, at 02:44, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of Project Valhalla with myself as the Lead and the HotSpot group as the sponsoring group.
> In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines , this project will provide a venue to explore and incubate advanced Java VM and Language feature candidates such as Value Types , Generic Specialization , enhanced volatiles  (and possibly other related topics, such as reified generics.)
> The initial Reviewers and Committers will be:
> * Brian Goetz
> * John Rose
> * Paul Sandoz
> * Maurizio Cimadamore
> * Paul Govereau
> * Dan Smith
> * David Chase
> * Mike Duigou
> * Vladimir Ivanov
> * Albert Noll
> The project will host at least the following mailing list:
> * valhalla-dev for developers
> and may eventually host specification lists if one or more JSRs is subsequently created.
> The initial source of this project will be based on a clone of a JDK 9
> repository. Changes from the JDK 9 parent will be synced into Valhalla periodically. Similar to Project Lambda, we will follow a "commit first, review later" policy, as code will not flow directly from the Valhalla repositories into the JDK repositories, but instead will be done by a "curated merge" where select changes are extracted into new changesets for incorporation into JDK repositories when they are ready for inclusion.
> Votes are due by July 7, 2014.
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>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project
>  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jrose/values/values-0.html
>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8046267
>  http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/193
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>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project-vote
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