Proposed schedule change for JDK 9

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Sat Dec 5 19:05:21 UTC 2015

What Volker said.

On 12/2/2015 8:48 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> If you have any JEPs in the pipe, there's absolutely no reason to hold
> them back. From my experience, keeping new features/extensions private
> until "the right moment" arrives simply doesn't work. Either the right
> moment will never come or somebody else will be faster with a similar
> or equivalent feature and make yours obsolete. So if you have good
> stuff which you want to contribute, please offensively share it,
> promote it and lobby for it as soon as possible. In my opinion, that's
> the only and the best way to bring new features into the OpenJDK.
> Regards,
> Volker

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