Announcing: valhalla-spec-{observers,comments}

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 00:45:55 UTC 2016


Hi Richard,

I'll get an updated page sent to Brian shortly - it needs someone with
access to the webserver to change the pages there.

Cheers,
Martijn

On 14 January 2016 at 01:22, Richard Warburton <richard.warburton at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As promised, we've now set up the additional mailing lists,
> > valhalla-spec-observers and valhalla-spec-comments.  Here are the
> details.
> >
> > valhalla-spec-observers at openjdk.java.net is open to anyone to subscribe,
> > and subscribers may post to it.  Traffic from valhalla-spec-experts is
> > automatically forwarded to valhalla-spec-observers.  This list is
> primarily
> > intended so that people can follow the EG list traffic easily, and also
> for
> > people to have discussions within the -observers community.
> >
> > The primary means for the community to provide feedback into the design
> > and specification discussion is valhalla-spec-comments. Periodically,
> > comments from the -comments list will be "read into the record" on the
> > -experts list, where the EG can discuss the issue raised if it wants.
> But
> > with this access comes responsibility!  Specifically, a post to -comments
> > should be well-reasoned, self-contained, and focused on a single issue
> (as
> > well as clear and polite, of course).  Think of it as a suggestion box;
> we
> > guarantee that it will be seen by the EG, but if you want it to be taken
> > seriously by the EG, put some time and effort into making your point
> clear
> > argument.
> >
> > Note that -comments *cannot* be subscribed to; it can only be posted to.
> > (The reason for this is simple; having discussions on this list, which is
> > inevitable were it subscribable, would defeat the purpose.)  The postings
> > are archived, and their content (if appropriate) will eventually show up
> on
> > the EG list.  Postings are archived, and moderated to manage spam and
> > otherwise inappropriate content.
> >
> > On 12/14/2015 3:07 PM, Brian Goetz wrote:
> >
> >> It's time to take the next step in Valhalla's evolution.  Accordingly,
> >> I've created the valhalla-spec-experts list, which will be the
> precursor to
> >> an eventual JCP Expert Group, and will operate under the JCP-friendly
> ToU.
> >> This list is publicly archived in the obvious place, and the initial
> >> membership includes both corporate participation (Oracle, IBM, Red Hat,
> >> Jetbrains, Google) and individuals from the OpenJDK community.
> >>
> >> As was the case when we formed the Lambda experts list, the role of
> >> valhalla-dev should now revert to its intended purpose, which is to
> discuss
> >> the *implementation* of Valhalla in OpenJDK. Examples of appropriate
> >> discussion topics for valhalla-dev include:
> >>
> >> - Bug reports
> >> - Code review comments
> >> - Test cases
> >> - Build or porting problems
> >> - Migration experiences for your own code
> >>
> >> What we are trying to avoid is: having design discussions play out
> >> concurrently in multiple places with differing sets of players. So
> please,
> >> we ask that you exercise restraint in commenting on active EG
> discussions
> >> -- as design decisions start to converge, we'll announce them here, and
> of
> >> course the primary place for implementation will remain the valhalla
> >> repositories.
> >>
> >> Please remember that EG discussions often happen at a different pace
> than
> >> in other open-source projects.  Days can go by without a response, but
> this
> >> doesn't mean that the EG is not thinking about it, doesn't care, or is
> >> "stumped".  Often it simply means the EG members are working privately
> (or
> >> with their teams) to figure out what their position is, and will respond
> >> when they've thought about it more.  So, please let those discussions
> play
> >> out.
> >
> >
> Thanks for taking the time to setup these mailing lists. I think it would
> help people who are beginning to look at project Valhalla to have links to
> both spec-observers and spec-comments on the main valhalla project page.
>
> regards,
>
>   Richard Warburton
>
>   http://insightfullogic.com
>   @RichardWarburto <http://twitter.com/richardwarburto>
>


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