Project proposal: Shenandoah

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at
Fri Feb 20 10:41:22 UTC 2015

2015-02-20 11:28 GMT+01:00 Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at>:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Roman Kennke <roman at> wrote:
>> Am 19.02.2015 19:45 schrieb dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at>:
>>> On 19.02.2015 19:42, Roman Kennke wrote:
>>> > Could we both be project leads?
>>> Project Leads are selected according to the Highlander principle - there
>>> can be only one.
>> OK. The logical next question then is, can Christine become project lead? She's the inventor of Shenandoah, and she contributed significantly to OpenJDK's code base (several garbage collectors) - just not directly to OpenJDK. She doesn't have an identity on OpenJDK yet.
> As far as I understand, any Contributor [1] can be nominated as Project Lead.


"Any Contributor may propose the creation of a new Project. If
supported by at least one Group Lead, whose Group will Sponsor the
Project, and approved by a Lazy Consensus of the OpenJDK Members, then
the Project will be created."

> So Christine would only have to sign the OCA to become a Contributor.
> If RedHat has signed a company-wide OCA she may be already covered by that one.

Yes, this is the case.


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