Review request for JDK-8025435

Thomas Wuerthinger thomas.wuerthinger at
Tue Sep 23 11:29:05 UTC 2014

Interesting would be a harness specifically targeting JavaScript. I know that there is some controversy about this language. But in the end the number of programmers that like to use a specific language is the objective criteria of popularity. I subjectively think that it is a great programming language.

- thomas

On 22 Sep 2014, at 23:26, Aleksey Shipilev <aleksey.shipilev at> wrote:

> Hi Thomas,
> On 09/22/2014 10:25 PM, Thomas Wuerthinger wrote:
>> I was wondering about your comments on
>> "test/examples/push-pop-benchmark.js” - already thinking about jsmh
>> ;) ?
> A horrible programming language deserves horrible benchmarks.
> JMH supports statically compiled languages already, since we can operate
> on bytecode. Dynamically compiled languages are supported with the help
> of javax.script.* APIs.
> It would take a while before we reach the state where we put back
> JMH-based benchmarks in OpenJDK. Although, since Nashorn pulls lots of
> externals already, it might be easier for Nashorn in isolation.
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey.

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