CFV: New Project: Project Duke

Jeff Dinkins jeff.dinkins at
Thu Apr 6 15:11:53 UTC 2017

I hereby propose the creation of Project Duke, with myself as the 
Lead and the Core Libraries and Web groups as sponsoring groups.

In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines [1], this project will 
provide a location for Duke graphics to reside.  Duke is the Java 
mascot, which was open sourced by Sun on November 13th 2006.

About the Lead: Jeff Dinkins (OpenJDK username: jeff) is a JDK 9
Committer, and has had experinece drawing Duke for 15+ years.

The initial Committers will be:

* James Gosling
• Jasper Potts
* Jeff Dinkins

The project will host at least the following mailing list:

* duke-dev for developers & aspiring graphics artists

The initial “source" of this project will be based on a clone of the 
existing (but soon to disappear) repo on Kenai [2].

Votes are due by April 21st, 2017.

Only current OpenJDK Members [3] are eligible to vote on this motion.  
Votes must be cast in the open on the discuss list. Replying to this 
message is sufficient if your mail program honors the Reply-To header.

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [4].





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