RFR 8187742 Minimal set of bootstrap methods for dynamic constants

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Wed Nov 15 17:03:29 UTC 2017

> On 14 Nov 2017, at 20:48, stanislav lukyanov <stanislav.lukyanov at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 15.11.2017 6:19, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>>> On 10 Nov 2017, at 01:36, stanislav lukyanov <stanislav.lukyanov at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> On 10.11.2017 0:13, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>>>> <...>
>>>> I would prefer to follow up later on with more non-normative explanatory text. It will take some careful crafting and i don’t want that to side-track the review for the moment (including guidance on what forms of computed constants are acceptable).
>>> Fair. Does it make sense to add a sub-task for this to JDK-8185992 to keep it on the radar?
>> You would mind adding a sub-task with a tbd minor target?
> TBD_Minor would mean an update release, right?
> I think it can't be a TBD_Minor then since it is technically a specification change and should happen in a Java SE release (maybe 11?), but maybe I'm wrong.

I was thinking this issue would be just for non-normative text in an @apiNote. Whether that maps to tbd_x or not with the new release process i dunno. Let’s just use tbd_major for now.


> Anyway, as long as that's logged and not completely forgotten, I'm happy :)
> Thanks,
> Stas

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