CFV: New JDK Committer: Bernard Blaser

Vicente Romero vicente.romero at
Wed Jun 20 17:40:53 UTC 2018

I hereby nominate Bernard Blaser (bsrbnd) to JDK Committer.

Bernard is an international freelance software engineer. He was awarded
the Swiss Engineering Award 2005 and has been an OpenJDK Author since 
JDK9. He has
contributed 13 changes within the last two years, mostly related to the 
backend area of javac.
A full list of his contributions can be found at [3].

Votes are due by 19:00 EDT July 4, 2018.

Only current JDK Committers [1] are eligible to vote on this
nomination.  Votes must be cast in the open by replying  to this
mailing list.

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [2].

Thank you and best regards,

[3] at

8202372: Diagnostic with incorrect line info generated when compiling 
lambda expression
8201440: javac should create unique DynamicMethodSymbols at LambdaToMethod
8196074: Remove uses of loose type equality tests
8063054: Incorrect raw type warning for method reference
8187978: javac can show overload error messages that include non-valid 
8173798: Tests for printing modules
8148100: Convert lambda most specific positive tests to check runtime 
8147527: Wrong code generated for postfix unary operators
8203338: Unboxing in return from lambda miscompiled to throw 
ClassCastExceptiondefault tip
8203813: javac accepts an illegal name as a receiver parameter name
8189335: javac exception when referencing private inner class with same 
name as normal class with dollar_1
8203398: Test 
writes into the source directory
8202141: Unique symbols for .class

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