Kick off meeting for Project Loom

David Lloyd david.lloyd at
Thu Oct 18 16:31:16 UTC 2018

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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