CFV: New Project: Metropolis
Jim Laskey (Oracle)
james.laskey at oracle.com
Tue Oct 3 12:10:38 UTC 2017
> On Sep 30, 2017, at 2:43 AM, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of the Metropolis Project with Vladimir
> Kozlov 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-on-Java"
> implementation techniques for HotSpot, the OpenJDK implementation of
> the Java virtual machine. Our starting point is earlier proposals 
> for using the Graal compiler and AOT static compilation technology to
> replace the HotSpot server compiler, and possibly other components of
> Vladimir Kozlov is the current HotSpot Group Lead, and the technical
> lead of the Oracle HotSpot compiler group. He has been working on Java
> for over 14 years, focusing on the VM, and making many contributions
> to the OpenJDK. Most recently, he has worked on the implementation of
> the JDK 9 AOT technology.
> There will be no defined Reviewers for this project. The initial
> Committers and Authors will include the union of the Committer and
> Author sets from the following projects: Graal, Panama, and JDK 10.
> Reviewers and Leads from these projects will be included as Committers
> for Metropolis. Notwithstanding the previous lists, the initial
> committers will also include the following:
> * Gavin Bierman
> * Remi Forax
> * Bernd Mathiske
> * Ekaterina Pavlova (JDK 10 Author, to be Metropolis Committer)
> * Yudi Zheng (Graal Author, to be Metropolis Committer)
> (Note: We believe it is the case that anyone not named here, who has
> expressed interest in Metropolis, is already a member of the JDK 10
> Committer list, or one of the other lists mentioned above. If not,
> please send me a reminder, so we can make an adjustment.)
> Votes are due by the end of Saturday October 14, 2017 (UTC).
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> John Rose
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project
>  http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/discuss/2017-September/004343.html
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#members
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project-vote
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#graal
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#panama
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#jdk10
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