Project proposal: JDK 7
Geir Magnusson Jr.
geir at pobox.com
Wed Dec 5 23:03:20 UTC 2007
On Dec 5, 2007, at 5:57 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 17:24:11 -0500
>> From: "Geir Magnusson Jr." <geir at pobox.com>
>> Shouldn't you be doing JDK 7 in the JCP?
> Hi Geir.
> I think you know the answer to that question.
As do you :) There is no JSR for Java SE 7. I guess I was confused -
I thought you were suggesting that this was Java 7.
> The JCP defines the Java SE Platform with a specification, a TCK,
> and a reference implementation (RI).
> The JDK is an implementation of that specification, and is meant
> to pass the TCK and serve as the RI.
> There is not yet a Platform JSR for Java SE 7, so in the meantime
> the work done in this Project may be considered a first draft of
> some features and enhancements that will be proposed for inclusion
> in that JSR.
I was just confused, and concerned that people might accidentally
confuse your project with Java SE 7, the spec. I think it's important
that Java still evolves in the JCP....
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