RE: Proposal: ➜

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at
Thu May 12 22:20:52 UTC 2022

Sounds great!

Will it then also be possible to relay mails to <openjdk name> to our mailboxes?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss <discuss-retn at> On Behalf Of
> mark.reinhold at
> Sent: Donnerstag, 12. Mai 2022 17:18
> To: discuss at
> Subject: Proposal: ➜
> Since the dawn of time [1] the OpenJDK Community’s web, e-mail, wiki, issue
> tracking, and (Mercurial) source-code infrastructure has been hosted under the
> third-level domain name “”.
> That name has served us well for fifteen years, but it has also been a constant
> source of confusion.  The second-level domain name “”
> originally pointed to an unrelated source-code forge site [2], which was
> perplexing.  That forge was shut down in 2017, so now the “” name is
> perplexing in a different way.
> Above and beyond that, however, since the OpenJDK Community was founded
> many other open-source communities have placed their infrastructure under
> the “.org” top-level domain name.  This makes for easy discoverability.
> It also serves as both a reminder and a promise that the operation of the
> community is not meant to be dominated by any single corporate entity.
> I therefore propose that we rename to and make
> corresponding changes to the names of all active subdomains (i.e., bugs, cr, db,
> git, hg, mail, and wiki).
> If we proceed with this then Oracle’s infrastructure team will ensure that the
> old names act as aliases for the new names, so as not to break existing URLs or
> e-mail addresses.
> Comments?
> - Mark
> [1]
> [2]
> com%7C165ead2addd645ba9f8a08da342abfee%7C42f7676cf455423c82f6dc2
> d99791af7%7C0%7C0%7C637879655458964563%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZs
> b3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0
> %3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=hz6U%2B8mq5Lew2UB98Q%2BbdhKs
> 7n6YaGBW9igUe%2FCQjGY%3D&reserved=0

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