New candidate JEP: 416: Reimplement Core Reflection with Method Handles

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Thu Aug 5 17:59:02 UTC 2021

  Summary: Reimplement java.lang.reflect.Method, Constructor, and Field
  on top of java.lang.invoke method handles.  Making method handles the
  underlying mechanism for reflection will reduce the maintenance and
  development cost of both the java.lang.reflect and java.lang.invoke

- Mark

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