[jmm-dev] News from the TAR pit

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Fri Oct 3 11:51:12 UTC 2014

Thanks to Alan Jeffrey for the cute term (TAR: Thin Air Read)!

Last week, some people working on these issues in C++/C11 and Java got
together informally to discuss problems and ideas; with somewhat more
focus on C/C++ than Java. Some slides and notes can be found at:

Several new ideas to explore arose from this, but no magic bullet
emerged that would enable immediate progress on the foundational
issues of JMM revision necessary to unblock progress on other fronts.


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