couple questions on method handle combinators
vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com
Fri Jun 16 16:08:47 UTC 2017
>> Most likely, there's something missing for Q-typed shapes which disables
>> SELECT_ALTERNATIVE intrinsic.
> Thanks Vladimir, Paul and Maurizio. As I understand, the code shape that
> I worry about can't be generated currently with GWT. I'll revisit that
> issue when GWT has improved.
> Do we expect to see a lot of uses of the loop method handle combinator
> with mvt? I wonder if it's worth looking into loop combinators more?
I wouldn't expect "lots of uses", but method handle combinators (and
newly introduced loop combinator in particular) are crucial for
MVT-based Vector API implementation.
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