Can we also get some feedback on specialization, please?

Sven Reimers sven.reimers at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 21:07:21 UTC 2015


.. and are ready to use the compiler on the command line I assume...

;-)

Sven

On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Ivan,
>
> To be honest, it's probably a bit early for your group to jump in for
> valhalla-dev related sessions. FWIW - In London we're really only going to
> involve the couple of people who are already on this list and understand
> the fundamentals of the proposal.
>
> Cheers,
> Martijn
>
> On 7 January 2015 at 20:21, Ivan St. Ivanov <ivan.st.ivanov at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > We, from the Bulgarian JUG are also planning to do a hackathon on this.
> > Most probably it will be on January 29th (just before FOSDEM). We'll
> update
> > the VMs we already have and will also, as usual, write some blogs.
> >
> > As I am taking care of presenting this to my fellows here in Bulgaria and
> > as I am poorly prepared in the language and type theory, would you please
> > tell me where can I read more what is a compiler fiction, specialization
> vs
> > erasure vs reification and all the things that are discussed in the
> various
> > thread an in the state of specialization paper? Sorry for the stupid
> > question, but I really want to get my folks here (including myself) up to
> > speed.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ivan
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Martijn Verburg <
> martijnverburg at gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> On 6 January 2015 at 00:19, Richard Warburton <
> >> richard.warburton at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi Brian,
> >> >
> >> > It should cover all the conversions outlined in the latest SotS.
> There
> >> are
> >> > > a few known things that don't work quite right yet, things like:
> >> > >
> >> > >  - Nonstatic inner classes and local classes (we're close on this,
> >> > though)
> >> > >  - super-calls inside generic methods
> >> > >
> >> > > But, it should be enough to write an ArrayList-like class that is
> >> generic
> >> > > in any-T.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Thanks.
> >> >
> >> > To run it, just clone and build the valhalla repo (make images), and
> use
> >> > > that as your JDK.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Unless I really need sleep (it is after midnight here) there are no
> >> links
> >> > from the project home page (
> http://openjdk.java.net/projects/valhalla/)
> >> to
> >> > the source repositories (http://hg.openjdk.java.net/valhalla). I
> >> imagine
> >> > this might cause confusion for casual users who don't know the mapping
> >> > between project names and repo urls and it would be nice to add it. Or
> >> even
> >> > link to http://hg.openjdk.java.net/valhalla/valhalla - since that's
> >> what
> >> > they'll need to hg clone.
> >> >
> >>
> >> To this point I'd like to submit a 'patch' to the website page - is
> there
> >> a
> >> source file for the web page somewhere that I can create a patch
> against?
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Martijn
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> > regards,
> >> >
> >> >   Richard Warburton
> >> >
> >> >   http://insightfullogic.com
> >> >   @RichardWarburto <http://twitter.com/richardwarburto>
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
>



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