[8u-dev announce] Future contributions to openjfx/8u-dev

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Fri Dec 21 21:39:41 UTC 2018


Could we get a mirror of 8u setup for github as well? I wanted to ask
for that since some time but always forgot to do so.


On 21.12.18 22:32, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> As has been previously announced [1][2], Oracle will no longer
> contribute to the JDK 8 Updates Project after the January 2019 quarterly
> CPU release of JDK 8u202. Since JavaFX for JDK 8 is delivered as a part
> of the JDK, Oracle will also no longer contribute to the OpenJFX 8u-dev
> code line (8u-dev/rt repo) after JDK 8u202 ships.
> This means that Oracle will be stepping down as the maintainer of the
> openjfx/8u-dev code line after January, and will call for a new
> maintainer. If a suitable party steps forward to maintain the OpenJFX 8
> Updates code line after the final Oracle-led JDK 8 Update release has
> been published, we will discuss how to best enable such a transition on
> this Project's mailing list.
> I wanted to send this before the holidays, although I realize it might
> get lost in the shuffle, so I will resend it after the first of the
> year, along with a formal call for interested parties who wish to put
> their name forward as a maintainer for the openjfx/8u-dev release.
> -- Kevin
> [1] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2018-March/007341.html
> [2]
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2018-September/007923.html

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