CFV: Group Consolidation: Client Libraries Group
aph at redhat.com
Thu Jul 1 17:19:41 UTC 2021
On 6/21/21 6:23 PM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> // This is a call for votes from Members of the Governing Board.
> // If you aren’t a Member of the Governing Board, please don’t vote.
> On behalf of Phil Race I hereby propose the creation of the Client
> Libraries Group, with Phil as the initial Lead. The Client Libraries
> Group is a consolidation of the interests and active members of the
> existing AWT , 2D , Swing , and Sound  Groups. I further
> propose the simultaneous dissolution of these historical Groups.
> The new Group will sponsor the OpenJFX  and Lanai  Projects. The
> long-inactive Harfbuzz , Framebuffer Toolkit  and XRender Pipeline
>  Projects will be dissolved by virtue of losing their sponsoring
> Group. Over time the old Groups’ mailing lists, static web pages, etc.,
> will be coalesced at the discretion of the new Lead.
> Phil is the OpenJDK Group Lead for the 2D and Sound Groups and the Lead
> of the Lanai Project. He has been a member of the Java 2D graphics team
> since 1999 and has contributed hundreds, if not thousands, of changes to
> client code over that period. Phil was the specification lead for JSR
> 15 (Image I/O Framework) and JSR 6 (Unified Printing API). In JDK 17,
> Phil led JEP 382 (New macOS Rendering Pipeline).
> The set of initial members of the new Client Libraries Group is the
> union of the members of the 2D, AWT, Swing, and Sound Groups who have
> sent e-mail to at least one of the five client libraries Group lists
> (2d, awt, beans, swing, and sound) or a client libraries Project list
> (lanai) any time since January 2020:
> Alexander Scherbartiy (alexsch)
> Alexander Zuev (kizune)
> Alexander Zvegintsev (azvegint)
> Alexey Ushakov (avu)
> Jay DV (jdv)
> Laurent Bourges (lbourges)
> Peter Zhelezniakov (peterz)
> Sergey Bylokhov (serb)
> Votes are due by 23:59 UTC on Monday, 5 July.
> Only current Governing Board Members [a] are eligible to vote on this
> motion. Votes must be cast in the open by replying to this mailing
> For Two-Thirds Majority voting instructions, see [b].
> - Mark
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#awt
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#2d
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#swing
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#sound
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#openjfx
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#lanai
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#harfbuzz
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#fbtoolkit
> : https://openjdk.java.net/census#xrender
> [a]: https://openjdk.java.net/census#gb
> [b]: https://openjdk.java.net/groups/#two-thirds-majority
Andrew Haley (he/him)
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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