CFV: New Project: Loom
david.holmes at oracle.com
Sat Oct 28 12:06:12 UTC 2017
On 28/10/2017 5:28 AM, Ron Pressler wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of Project Loom with myself as the Lead and the
> HotSpot Group as the sponsoring Group.
> In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines , this project will provide a
> venue to explore and incubate Java VM features and APIs built on top of them
> for the implementation of lightweight user-mode threads (fibers), delimited
> continuations (of some form), and related features, such as explicit
> tail-call .
> The initial Reviewers and Committers will be:
> * John Rose
> * Karen Kinnear
> * Alan Bateman
> * Brian Goetz
> * Mark Reinhold
> * Ron Pressler
> * Paul Sandoz
> * Frederic Parain
> * Erik Duveblad
> * Vladimir Ivanov
> The initial source of this project will be a clone of a JDK 10 repository.
> Changes from the JDK 10 parent will be synced into Loom periodically. Similar
> to Project Valhalla, we will follow a "commit first, review later" policy, as
> code will not flow directly from the Loom repositories into the JDK
> repositories, but instead will be done by a "curated merge" where select
> changes are extracted into new changesets for incorporation into JDK
> repositories when they are ready for inclusion.
> Votes are due by by the end of November 10, 2017 (UTC).
> Only current OpenJDK Members  are eligible to vote on this
> motion. Votes must be cast in the open on the discuss list.
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> Ron Pressler
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project
>  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rpressler/loom/Loom-Proposal.html
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#members
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project-vote
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