CFV: New Project: Leyden

Chuck Rasbold rasbold at
Thu Jun 4 21:36:54 UTC 2020

Vote: yes

On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 8:26 AM <mark.reinhold at> wrote:

> I hereby propose the creation a new Project, Leyden, with me as
> the Lead and the Core Libraries and HotSpot Groups as sponsors.
> Leyden’s primary goal will be to address the long-term pain points
> of Java’s slow startup time, slow time to peak performance, and large
> footprint.  Leyden will address these pain points by introducing a
> concept of static images to the Java Platform, and to the JDK.
> For further details, please see the call for discussion [1].
> I propose that the initial Reviewers of this Project include Alex
> Buckley, Andrew Dinn, Andrew Haley, Bob Vandette, Claes Redestad,
> Igor Veresov, Ioi Lam, Jiangli Zhou, Mandy Chung, Severin Gehwolf,
> and Vladimir Kozlov.
> I expect ongoing contributions in the form of experience reports,
> advice, and feedback from Christian Wimmer, Thomas Wuerthinger,
> Vojin Jovanovic, and other members of Oracle’s GraalVM team.
> Votes are due by 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, 10 June 2020.
> Only current OpenJDK Members [2] are eligible to vote on this motion.
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> For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [3].
> - Mark
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