CFV: New Project: Detroit
Joseph D. Darcy
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Feb 2 00:46:42 UTC 2018
On 1/31/2018 8:38 AM, Jim Laskey wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of the Detroit Project with Hannes
> Wallnöfer as the Lead and the Compiler Group as the sponsoring Group.
> In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines , this project will provide
> the home for the development of a native implementation of the
> starting point is the prototype presented by James Laskey at JVMLS 2017 .
> The resulting implementation will contain V8 itself together with the
> provides a new javax.script.ScriptEngine  called "V8" that allows
> extensions implemented in Nashorn , including accessing,
> The initially targeted platforms are Linux and Mac OS X. V8 sources are
> acquired by build processes. We do not plan to modify the V8 sources in
> any way. Thus, maintenance and updating to new upstream releases will
> be straightforward.
> While the initial implementation will be based on JNI, the project could
> act as a platform for new technologies developed in Project Panama 
> in the future.
> The initial list of reviewers and committers will be based on the
> current reviewers and committers of the Nashorn team:
> James Laskey (reviewer)
> Sundararajan Athijegannathan (reviewer)
> Hannes Wallnöfer (reviewer)
> Srinivas Dama (committer)
> Priya Lakshmi Muthuswamy (committer)
> Votes are due by the end of Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
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> Jim Laskey
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project
>  https://developers.google.com/v8/
>  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JLhwsbMvjQ
>  https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/javax/script/package-summary.html
>  https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/Nashorn/Nashorn+extensions
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/panama/
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#members
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project-vote
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