JDK 7 M5 extended to cover M6
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Sep 10 13:49:31 PDT 2009
2009/9/10 Mark Reinhold <mr at sun.com>:
> Many of the features planned for JDK 7 were integrated prior to M5, and
> so far the only features new to M5 are Elliptic-Curve Cryptography (ECC)
> and the Swing JLayer component.
> Rather than declare M5 complete today I'm instead going to extend it to
> cover what was previously known as M6, with a final build on 2009/10/29.
> We're also going to switch to an alternate-week promotion schedule for
> the remainder of M5, with build 72 due on 9/17.
> These changes will save a significant amount of testing effort and will
> also make M5, ultimately, a more interesting milestone for developers to
> play with.
> I'll update the milestone schedule, feature list, and build calendar
> pages shortly.
> - Mark
Thanks for the clarification. I agree M5 was a bit lacking in terms
of features, and that should give us more time to do a good matching
IcedTea7 release for M5.
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