FYI: JEP 309 (Dynamic Class-File Constants) now proposed to target JDK 11

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Mon Nov 20 20:28:08 UTC 2017

2017/11/20 11:56:42 -0800, paul.sandoz at
> The schedule of dynamic constants has been adjusted, the JEP is
> currently proposed to target for 11.
> There is risk to integrating a change such as constant dynamic this
> late in the 10 release schedule. Instead it's better, and more aligned
> with the new release process, to integrate early on into the main
> repository so it has time to bake.
> I don’t anticipate there will be significant changes to the existing
> reviews in progress (code, CSRs, VM specification), so we can keep the
> momentum, integrate, then iterate.


The next train is pulling into the station ...

- Mark

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