JSR 393 (Java SE 18) Specification -- DRAFT 28

Iris Clark iris.clark at oracle.com
Wed Dec 22 05:12:51 UTC 2021


A draft of the Specification is available here:


This draft includes the following:

    - Spec, section 4 "Component JSR Specifications": MRs for 199 and 269 only

`   - Spec, section 5 "Features": New subsection "Preparing for
      removal of finalization" corresponding to JEP 421

    - Spec, section 7 "APIs removed": Add APIs corresponding to CSR 8273103

    - Spec, section 8 "APIS proposed for removal":
        o Remove APIs which were moved to section 7
        o Add APIs corresponding to JEP 421 and CSRs 8275529 and 8277987

    - Annexes 1 and 2: Updates based on build 28

    - Annex 3:
        o Add references to JEP 420

    - Annex 4 - 11:
        o Diffs for narrative specs (e.g. JAR File, Serialization, RMI) based
          on build 28 

The next JCP milestone is PR, scheduled for January 2022.  As usual with
milestones, we'll take a snapshot of the current Specification (without
changebars) and submit it for publication.  I anticipate PR submission to the
PMO early January, for publication later that month.

Links to the JEP/CSR Dashboards, latest Specification, latest JavaDoc API and
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