OpenJDK Interim Governance Board status

Neal Gafter neal at
Sat May 8 20:17:33 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Mark Reinhold <mr at> wrote:

> Per the OpenJDK Charter [1], the Interim Governance Board [2] was
> formally dissolved yesterday.
> 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.

Yesterday was the last day of the twice-extended Interim Governance Board's
term, and there is no process in place for electing its replacement.

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