[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] <Sound Dev> Request for comment: merging the openjdk client groups ?
danrollo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 00:50:09 UTC 2015
I have no objection re: sound. Might even be a plus if the sound code gets more tlc as a part of a bigger, more active group.
> On Feb 18, 2015, at 7:06 PM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
> There have been brief internal exchanges every now and again for some substantial period
> of time (18 months at least) as to whether we should consolidate the various JDK client groups
> in openjdk. The client groups are considered to be 2d, awt, swing, and sound (see
> There is substantial overlap and some confusion over the boundaries of these areas and
> Sound in particular has a very small membership.
> So we are floating the idea of consolidating the groups into one large strong group (client) where
> anyone who is a member of one of the consolidated groups would be a member of
> the new group. Any project sponsored by the consolidated groups would be deemed
> sponsored by the new client group. There would still be some 'division' as I expect the
> individual mailing lists to persist. There would only be one 'lead' of course and that
> might be one consequence worth calling out.
> Whether to proceed with the idea will depend in part on the feedback to the proposal
> which we are soliciting here. So is this something we should pursue ?
> -Phil Race.
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