Accelerating the JDK release cadence

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Sep 13 16:55:34 UTC 2017

On 13/09/17 15:25, Brian Goetz wrote:

> Platform JSR for 18.3 posted yesterday:
> Now in review, to be followed by ballot, in accordance with JCP process, 
> as usual.
> Component JSRs will come in as they always have; through the appropriate 
> platform (umbrella) JSRs.

But why the blinking flip is it called 18.3?  I've looked in a few emails but I
get so many, I may have missed the explanation.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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