CFV: New JDK Reviewer: Bob Vandette

Hohensee, Paul hohensee at
Mon Sep 28 19:42:40 UTC 2020

Vote: yes

On 9/25/20, 6:56 AM, "jdk-dev on behalf of Harold Seigel" <jdk-dev-retn at on behalf of harold.seigel at> wrote:


    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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