CFV: New Project: JDK Updates

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Thu Sep 28 09:03:29 UTC 2017

Vote: Yes


Andrew Dinn
Senior Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd
Registered in England and Wales under Company Registration No. 03798903
Directors: Michael Cunningham, Michael ("Mike") O'Neill, Eric Shander

On 27/09/2017 14:39, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> I hereby propose the creation of the "JDK Updates" Project with myself
>> as the Lead and the Build Group as the sponsoring Group. The goal of
>> this Project will be to produce JDK Updates on top of the JDK Project
>> currently under discussion. [1]
>> I've been involved as a maintainer of the JDK 8 Updates Project [2]
>> since Dec 2013 and have been involved with managing all aspects of
>> a JDK Updates Project. I work as an engineer in the Oracle Java
>> Platform Group where JDK updates are key for delivering bug fixes
>> to end users
>> This will be a long running project responsible for producing all
>> future updates to the feature releases. [3]  The Project's repositories
>> will initially be open for select critical bug fixes only. The first
>> release of this project will focus on the updates for the JDK 9
>> Project. [4]
>> The initial Authors/Committers/Reviewers will be anyone who holds a
>> role in the JDK 8 Updates, JDK 9 & JDK 10 projects and has contributed
>> at least one changeset.  The most senior role across those Projects
>> will be granted in this Project
>> Votes are due by 23:59 UTC on October 11th.
>> Only current OpenJDK Members [5] 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 [6]
>> Regards
>> Rob
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