generic specialization design discussion
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Mon Apr 8 20:39:45 UTC 2019
> De: "Kevin Bourrillion" <kevinb at google.com>
> À: "Brian Goetz" <brian.goetz at oracle.com>
> Cc: "valhalla-spec-experts" <valhalla-spec-experts at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Lundi 8 Avril 2019 20:25:24
> Objet: Re: generic specialization design discussion
> I'd suggest the name should in some way allude to the inline/compact/flat memory
> layout, because that is the distinguishing feature of these new things compared
> to anything else you can do in Java. And it is what people should be thinking
> about as they decide whether a new class should use this.
immediate class ?
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 10:02 AM Brian Goetz < [ mailto:brian.goetz at oracle.com |
> brian.goetz at oracle.com ] > wrote:
>> The slide deck contains a list of terminology. I’d like to posit that the most
>> confusion-reducing thing we could do is come up with another word for value
>> types/classes/instances, since the word “value” is already used to describe
>> primitives and references themselves. This is a good time to see if there are
>> better names available.
>> So for this thread only, we’re turning on the syntax light to discuss what might
>> be a better name for the abstraction currently known as “value classes”.
>>> On Mar 29, 2019, at 12:08 PM, John Rose < [ mailto:john.r.rose at oracle.com |
>> > john.r.rose at oracle.com ] > wrote:
>> > This week I gave some presentations of my current thinking
>> > about specializations to people (from Oracle and IBM) gathered
>> > in Burlington. Here it is FTR. If you read it you will find lots
>> > of questions, as well as requirements and tentative answers.
>>> [ http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jrose/pres/201903-TemplateDesign.pdf |
>> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jrose/pres/201903-TemplateDesign.pdf ]
>> > This is a checkpoint. I have more tentative answers on the
>> > drawing board that didn't fit into the slide deck. Stay tuned.
>> > — John
> Kevin Bourrillion | Java Librarian | Google, Inc. | [ mailto:kevinb at google.com |
> kevinb at google.com ]
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