Resigning as ZGC Project Lead

Per Liden per.liden at
Thu Apr 28 20:57:14 UTC 2022

Thanks Rémi!


On 4/28/22 17:36, Remi Forax wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Per Liden" <per.liden at>
>> To: zgc-dev at, "discuss" <discuss at>
>> Cc: "Vladimir Kozlov" <vladimir.kozlov at>, "Stefan Karlsson" <stefan.karlsson at>, per at
>> Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:14:28 PM
>> Subject: Resigning as ZGC Project Lead
>> I hereby resign as ZGC Project Lead.
>> It has been a super exciting time for me to drive this project from a
>> proof-of-concept to a state-of-the-art GC that today powers mission
>> critical workloads around the world. However, I will be taking a step
>> back from ZGC development to do other things, and so it feels natural to
>> hand over the project lead role to someone else.
> Hi Per,
> you will be missed.
> Personally, i really liked your presentations on ZGC and the articles you have published.
> I was waiting your explanation on generational ZGC, c'est la vie !
> Thanks for all your work on ZGC and good luck for your future projects.
>> According to the OpenJDK Bylaws [1], a new Project Lead may be nominated
>> by the Group Leads of a Project’s Sponsoring Groups. Such a nomination
>> must be approved by a Three-Vote Consensus of these Group Leads. In this
>> case, that means Vladimir Kozlov from the HotSpot Group appoints a new
>> Project Lead. I would personally recommend Stefan Karlsson as new
>> Project Lead. Stefan has played an invaluable role in this project since
>> its inception and is a natural successor.
>> /Per Liden
>> [1]
> Rémi

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