Disallowing the dynamic loading of agents by default

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Tue Apr 4 22:53:50 UTC 2017

2017/4/4 2:36:38 -0700, Andrew Dinn <adinn at redhat.com>:
> ...
> More generally, it certainly doesn't help anyone when constructive
> comments made by OpenJDK developers garner inattentive criticisms that
> fail to allow for honest intentions and/or acknowledge different and,
> potentially, competing needs. It's especially unfair to apply such
> criticism to Alan who for months has been extraordinarily diligent in
> investigating, considering and responding to those many competing needs.

Indeed!  This project would be nowhere without Alan.

> The same praise is due to many others in Oracle's OpenJDK team --
> consider, for example, the highly valuable, longstanding efforts of the
> EA program team to identify and fix problems before JDK9 gets released.
> Oracle have been working very hard to ensure JDK9 is a success and to
> suggest otherwise is as misguided as it is unhelpful. This project would
> be in a dire state without the contributions of Oracle staff and I for
> one appreciate their contribution enormously.

Thank you for the kinds words, Andrew.  They are very much appreciated.

- Mark

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