Project proposal: JDK 7

Mark Reinhold mr at
Wed Dec 5 23:09:01 UTC 2007

> Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 18:03:20 -0500
> From: "Geir Magnusson Jr." <geir at>

> On Dec 5, 2007, at 5:57 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:
>> 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.

Not in the least, but I'm glad for the opportunity to make this clear.

>> ..
>> 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.
> Exactly.
> 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....

I completely agree.

- Mark

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