New Candidate JEP: 418: Internet-Address Resolution SPI

Iris Clark iris.clark at
Fri Sep 3 23:19:18 UTC 2021

The following JEP with scope "SE" has been moved to the Candidate state:

  418: Internet-Address Resolution SPI

  Summary: Define a service-provider interface (SPI) for host name
  and address resolution, so that can make use of
  resolvers other than the platform's built-in resolver.

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