Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 10:49:23 UTC 2018

Hi Peter,

I think this idea / discussion is probably better suited to the
valhalla-dev mailing list.  It might be worth fleshing our your proposal a
bit as well before bringing it there.


On Sat, 23 Jun 2018 at 02:51, Peter <jini at zeus.net.au> wrote:

> Will a JEP be created for general data in constant pools?
> CONSTANT_Bytes - tag byte 2
> CONSTANT_Group - tag byte 13
> The attraction of allowing general data in constant pools, is that it
> may stabilise the constant pool, there have been a number of additions
> to the constant pool since Java 8 and this feature, while adding two
> more constants, reduces future need or motivation for growing the
> constant pool.
> It's my understanding that Java 11 will be a long term support release,
> like Java 8.   Will this be added in Java 12?
> Thanks,
> Peter.

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