CFV: New JDK Committer: Yi Yang

Viswanathan, Sandhya sandhya.viswanathan at
Fri May 21 20:18:30 UTC 2021

Vote: yes

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From: jdk-dev <jdk-dev-retn at> On Behalf Of Tobias Hartmann
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Subject: CFV: New JDK Committer: Yi Yang

I hereby nominate Yi Yang (yyang) to JDK Committer.

Description by himself:
"I'm working at Alibaba JVM Team for a year, mainly focus on runtime and tool. In runtime, my work includes making java start up faster and occupies less memory for serverless applications. In tool, we are trying to deploy JFR and EclipseJIFA in a cloud environment and help users diagnose their problems. Besides, I'm also very interested in jit compilers, that is what really attracts me among HotSpot VM. In my spare time, I wrote a JVMCI based C1-like JIT compiler, though, incomplete."

Yang has contributed 24 patches to JDK [3] and 10 to Valhalla [4], many of which are non-trivial.

Votes are due by Wednesday, 2 June 2021 at 10:00 UTC.

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