[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Project Proposal: "XRender Java2D Backend"

Dmitri Trembovetski Dmitri.Trembovetski at Sun.COM
Thu Apr 10 18:22:17 UTC 2008

Phil Race wrote:
> Clemens,
> The URL you referenced says :
>  >A new Project may be proposed by a Member of any existing Group by 
> sending a message to >the announcement list, with replies directed to 
> the general discussion list.
> So the proposal should go to announce at openjdk.java.net, not the 2D list.
> See for example the recent proposal by Neal Gafter.
> And could propose that himself because he is a member of the compiler 
> group,
> you will need to ask a member of a group (presumably the 2D group) to 
> propose it
> for you. Since Dmitri already voted for it, he looks like a good 
> candidate to
> help out :)

   I already am, actually - and it was me who suggested to
   send it to the 2D list, sorry for the confusion - I just
   followed Neal's proposal.

   This is really confusing.

   According to Mark we're supposed to send the proposal to
   the announce, but vote should be held on the group mailing
   list, and the vote result is reported on the announce list
   (but Mark I think mistakenly said "discuss" list in his last


> -phil.
> Clemens Eisserer wrote:
>> In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines for projects
>> http://openjdk.java.net/projects/ I hereby propose an openjdk project
>> "XRender Java2D Backend".  This project will be used for the
>> development of the OpenJDK Community Innovators' Challenge proposal of
>> the name "Implement XRender pipeline for Java2D" sent to the openjdk
>> challenge list.
>> I propose this project be sponsored by the OpenJDK 2d-dev group and
>> hereby call for votes on the formation of the project within the
>> 2d-dev group.  I volunteer to be the moderator of the project.
>> Members of the 2d-dev group: please vote on the creation of this
>> project by responding to discuss at openjdk.java.net.

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