CFV: New Project: Detroit

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at
Thu Feb 1 09:19:56 UTC 2018

That would have been nice, however the scope of the project is sufficiently
clear I think.

Basically, the current implementation can’t possibly keep up with any
advancement in JavaScript, both as in performance and as in spec, so it
makes sense to dispatch everything to a dedicated JavaScript vm (eh eh,

One question I would have is what happens to nashorn? Some of the types and
APIs mentioned I believe are internal, so also done code that allows class
filtering etc..

What will happen to that? Is the project be obsoleted?


On Wed 31. Jan 2018 at 23:02, <mark.reinhold at> wrote:

> 2018/1/31 13:54:28 -0800, thomas.wuerthinger at
> > OK, thanks for clarification. If this is intentional, I guess a
> > discussion within the community is then not desired for this project.
> Perhaps the submitter of the proposal just didn't think it would be
> controversial, given that there are no viable open-source alternatives.
> In any case, further discussion during the CFV period is perfectly fine.
> - Mark

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