Accelerating the JDK release cadence

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Fri Sep 8 09:22:42 UTC 2017

Hi Martijn,

On 08/09/17 10:16, Martijn Verburg wrote:
> I'm not Mark (obviously) but it's something that the JCP EC has been
> working with Georges and Brian on.  *Nothing* is set in concrete yet but
> the intention is to make a regular draft TCK's available under a
> friendly license so that the other Java implementors can implement
> against that spec as it moves along (as opposed to only getting access
> once the RI is officially released).  That should allow the other Java
> implementers to closely follow the same release cycle (if they choose to
> do so).
> I won't have any further info on this until we have the next JCP EC
> meeting (just before JavaOne), but it's the number one item on the
> agenda for us to resolve.
Thanks, for the update. That's going to be a great help. This gets
better and better!


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