OpenJDK Interim Governance Board status
david.gilbert at object-refinery.com
Fri May 8 17:32:52 UTC 2009
I still volunteer also.
On May 8, 2009, at 6:48 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> I still volunteer.
> On May 8, 2009, at 12:43 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:
>> Per the OpenJDK Charter , the Interim Governance Board  was
>> formally dissolved yesterday.
>> Our main priorities over the last two years have been to grow the
>> OpenJDK Community from the founding core of Sun's JDK engineers to
>> a more diverse set of developers, and to enable those developers to
>> participate directly in the JDK development process.
>> We've made good progress on those goals, particularly in this past
>> year. Key developers from the major Linux distributions are working
>> ever more closely with Sun engineers on the open-source JDK 6 effort,
>> and the JDK 7 project is approaching its third milestone with several
>> major features from non-Sun contributors in the pipeline.
>> Creating a formal governance structure has, at least for those of us
>> at Sun, been less important than growing the Community. Having laid
>> a firm foundation for that growth, however, it is now time to turn
>> back to the governance task.
>> I am therefore pleased to announce that Sun has agreed to extend the
>> term of the present Board for a further year, and that we expect to
>> fill the two empty seats within the next four weeks.
>> - Mark
>>  http://openjdk.java.net/legal/charter
>>  http://openjdk.java.net/groups/gb
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