CFV: New Project: Device I/O

Karen Kinnear karen.kinnear at
Thu Apr 24 20:25:00 UTC 2014

vote: yes

On Apr 22, 2014, at 1:17 PM, Bob Vandette wrote:

> I hereby propose the creation of the Device I/O Project with
> myself (Bob Vandette) as the Lead and the Core Libraries Group
> as the sponsoring group.
> The Device I/O Project would implement a generic device peripheral
> access API for Java applications running on embedded devices,
> providing APIs for common peripheral devices currently found
> in embedded platforms such as GPIO, I2C, SPI, UART, USB and others.
> Currently, developers are forced into writing JNI code in order
> to access these elements. We intend to provide a Java level API
> for developers to use instead and to keep the public API consistent
> across Java SE and Java ME, although this Project will initially
> only support Java SE.
> I have been in Oracle's Java SE Organization for over 15 years and have
> been Oracle's Java SE Embedded Lead for the last 9 years.
> The initial Reviewers and Committers suggested here are made up of
> representatives from Oracle's Java SE Embedded and Java ME development
> teams.
> The initial Reviewers will be Jen Dority, Riaz Aimandi, Alexey Konstantinov,
> Thierry Violleau and Jens Pätzold.
> The initial Committers will be: Andrey Petushkov, Petr Panteleyev,
> Sergey Nazarkin, Vladimir Danushevsky, Derek White, Gary Collins,
> Pavel Safrata, Kinsley Wong, Bill Pittore, Dean Long and Lubomir Nerad.
> Votes are due by 6th May 2014 10:00 PM Eastern US Time 
>                           (7th May 2014 02:00 GMT)
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