JDK 7 is Feature-Complete
johnyeary at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 05:13:48 PST 2011
I think we all can agree that information is important, and I think Steve
was spot on when he said that unfiltered, or unpolished remarks in a timely
manner are favorable.
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 4:32 PM, <mark.reinhold at oracle.com> wrote:
> > From: Steve Poole <spoole at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:55:31 +0000
> > On Fri, 2011-01-14 at 11:37 -0800, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> >> ...
> >> As with any large software project, there are some exceptions:
> >> - Two features are not quite finished but have been approved for
> >> post-FC integration: Update the XML Stack  and the Enhanced JMX
> >> Agent and MBeans . The late integration of these features is not
> >> expected to affect the overall schedule.
> > Mark - I can't seem to find any more information about these features.
> > Can you explain how I find out more? For instance:
> > * What versions of the XML components are going to be chosen? How is
> > that decision made and where is it documented?
> > * For the enhanced JMX Agent and Mbeans - where do I find out more about
> > the design, objectives and delivery plan?
> I've asked the teams responsible for these features to provide more
> information, which they'll send directly to this list.
> More generally, I'm aware that the JDK 7 development process is not as
> transparent as many people (me included) would like. We'll do what we
> can to address that, but in the near term we have to balance the cost
> of such process changes against the goal of shipping JDK 7 this summer.
> In the longer term I fully intend to make the various JDK 8 planning
> and development activities much more transparent, from the beginning.
> - Mark
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