CFV: New JDK Reviewer: Bob Vandette

Baesken, Matthias matthias.baesken at
Fri Sep 25 13:58:45 UTC 2020

Vote:  Yes

Best regards, Matthias

-----Original Message-----
From: jdk-dev <jdk-dev-retn at> On Behalf Of Harold Seigel
Sent: Freitag, 25. September 2020 15:54
To: jdk-dev at
Subject: CFV: New JDK Reviewer: Bob Vandette


I hereby nominate Bob Vandette (bobv) to JDK Reviewer.

Bob is a member of the Java Team at Oracle and contributed 100+ changes 
to the JDK project [1].

In addition to several smaller enhancements in the Hotspot runtime area, 
Bob has lead, worked on and contributed to several large enhancements to 
the Java platform that span the entire JDK code base including:

1. Broadening the architectures and platforms that Java can execute on 
such as IA64, ARM32, AArch64, PPC including Embedded and Mobile devices.

2. Creator of Java SE Embedded

3. Compact Profiles

4. Container support for Java including changes to Hotspot VM and the 
addition of the JDK Metrics API.

Votes are due by 09:00 UTC, October 9th, 2020.

Only current JDK Reviewers [2] are eligible to vote on this nomination. 
Votes must be cast in the open by replying to this mailing list.

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [3].

Best regards,





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