Accelerating the JDK release cadence

Emmanuel Bourg ebourg at
Thu Sep 14 09:13:58 UTC 2017


Le 6/09/2017 à 16:49, mark.reinhold at a écrit :

> Here are some initial thoughts on how we might implement this proposal
> here in the OpenJDK Community.  Comments and questions about both the
> proposal and its implementation are welcome on this list.

Will the new version scheme also affect the language level? How will
that play with JEP 182? Will we see an accelerated deprecation/removal
of old source/target levels in javac?

>   - After JDK 9 we'll open-source the commercial features in order to
>     make the OpenJDK builds more attractive to developers and to reduce
>     the differences between those builds and the Oracle JDK.  This will
>     take some time, but the ultimate goal is to make OpenJDK and Oracle
>     JDK builds completely interchangeable.

Do you plan to open-source Java Web Start too?

Emmanuel Bourg

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