OpenJDK Interim Governance Board status
Geir Magnusson Jr.
geir at pobox.com
Fri May 8 16:48:35 UTC 2009
I still volunteer.
On May 8, 2009, at 12:43 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:
> Per the OpenJDK Charter , the Interim Governance Board  was
> formally dissolved yesterday.
> Our main priorities over the last two years have been to grow the
> OpenJDK Community from the founding core of Sun's JDK engineers to
> a more diverse set of developers, and to enable those developers to
> participate directly in the JDK development process.
> We've made good progress on those goals, particularly in this past
> year. Key developers from the major Linux distributions are working
> ever more closely with Sun engineers on the open-source JDK 6 effort,
> and the JDK 7 project is approaching its third milestone with several
> major features from non-Sun contributors in the pipeline.
> Creating a formal governance structure has, at least for those of us
> at Sun, been less important than growing the Community. Having laid
> a firm foundation for that growth, however, it is now time to turn
> back to the governance task.
> I am therefore pleased to announce that Sun has agreed to extend the
> term of the present Board for a further year, and that we expect to
> fill the two empty seats within the next four weeks.
> - Mark
>  http://openjdk.java.net/legal/charter
>  http://openjdk.java.net/groups/gb
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