Kick off meeting for Project Loom

dean.long at dean.long at
Thu Oct 18 17:43:26 UTC 2018

Hi David.  To avoid duplicate of work, here's an early version of my 
proof-of-concept that Alan mentioned:

It still does the getContext part in native, but the doPrivileged part 
is in Java.


On 10/18/18 9:31 AM, David Lloyd wrote:
> Thanks Alan & Ron for hosting this kickoff; it's an exciting project!
> I didn't want to speak up on the call as I was attending from a noisy
> public place, but if it would be helpful, I can contribute a more
> serious/conservative/uncontroversial version of the pure-Java
> AccessController reimplementation patch (one which preserves all
> existing behaviors, as opposed to the rather editorialized version I
> posted last December).
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 7:23 AM Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
>> Project Loom has been up and running here for number of months doing
>> some early exploration and prototyping of both delimited continuations
>> and fibers. So far it's been a small scale effort with only a few Oracle
>> committers involved. It's time to expand this, and to that end, we would
>> like to organize a meeting to discuss this project and participation
>> from those interested in getting involved and committing time and effort
>> to help with the exploration and project goals.
>> A possible agenda for this initial meeting is:
>> - review where the project/prototype is current at
>> - go through the areas that the project plans to explore (at least the
>> areas that we know about at this time)
>> - discuss expanding the project and areas where participates are willing
>> to commit time/effort
>> If it works out then we can organize regular meetings, we can discuss
>> that too!
>> The proposed meeting is 15.00 UTC on October 18, 2018. Send me mail in
>> advance if you are planning to attend so that we can send the meeting
>> logistics (probably zoom). The Project Loom proposal [1] and the JVMLS
>> 2018 presentation [2] should be reviewed in advanced.
>> We'll post minutes here for those that can't attend (or are just
>> interested in following progress).
>> -Alan
>> [1]
>> [2]

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