JDK 9 is Feature Complete -- now it's time to ramp down
sadhak001 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 23:31:54 UTC 2017
Great news Mark!
On Thu, 19 Jan 2017 at 22:28 <mark.reinhold at oracle.com> wrote:
> We achieved the Feature Extension Complete milestone  in late
> December. All JEPs and small enhancements granted extensions  have
> been integrated into the JDK 9 master forest. Thanks to everyone for
> all your hard work leading up to this milestone!
> We're now in the first phase of the rampdown process, in which we aim to
> fix the bugs that need to be fixed and understand why we're not going to
> fix some bugs that perhaps ought to be fixed. We'll use the process that
> I previously proposed , which is now also documented under the JDK 9
> Project page .
> The overall feature set is, at this point, frozen. It's highly unlikely
> that any further JEPs will be targeted to the release.
> Small enhancements to new features will be considered, but the bar is
> now much higher. Please request approval for such enhancements via the
> existing FC-extension process . Low-risk enhancements that add small
> bits of missing functionality or improve usability may be approved,
> especially when justified by developer feedback. Enhancements that add
> significant new functionality will require very strong justification.
> Enhancements to tests or documentation do not require advance approval.
> - Mark
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/#Feature_Extension_Complete
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/fc-extension-process
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/rdp-1
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/bug-deferral-process
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