CFV: New Project: JDK

mandy chung mandy.chung at
Tue Sep 26 15:24:15 UTC 2017

Vote: Yes


On 9/26/17 6:45 AM, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of the JDK Project, with me as the Lead and
> the Governing Board as the sponsoring Group.
> The goal of this Project will be to produce open-source reference
> implementations of the Java SE Platform, to be specified by JSRs in the
> Java Community Process.  Unlike past JDK Release Projects, which produced
> just one feature release and then terminated, this long-running Project
> will produce all future JDK feature releases.  Per my recent proposal
> [1][2] to accelerate the release cadence of the Java SE Platform and the
> JDK, this Project will ship a feature release every six months according
> to a strict, time-based model.
> The Project's repositories will be initialized from those of the JDK 10
> Project, and that Project will terminate.  Features for the release will
> be proposed and tracked via the JEP Process [3], as usual.
> The Authors, Committers, and Reviewers of this Project will initially be
> those of the JDK 10 Project [4].  I expect the first items of discussion
> amongst these contributors to include the schedule for the March 2018
> release and the version-string scheme.
> Votes are due by 17:00 UTC on Tuesday, 10 October [5].
> Only current OpenJDK Members [6] are eligible to vote on this motion.
> Votes must be cast in the open on the discuss list.  Replying to this
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> For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [7].
> - Mark
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