Reminder: file JDK 18 CSRs well ahead of anticipated December 2021 rampdown 1 deadline

Joseph D. Darcy joe.darcy at
Tue Nov 30 04:59:14 UTC 2021

Another reminder, the JDK 18 rampdown phase one deadline is Thursday, 
December 9, 2021:

CSRs submitted too close to this deadline may be not reviewed before the 
deadline has passed.


On 11/1/2021 3:48 PM, Joseph D. Darcy wrote:
> Hello,
> Per the expected JDK 18 schedule 
> (, 
> JDK 18's rampdown phase one is coming up in December 2021.
> An advanced reminder to factor in sufficient review time for any 
> projects needing CSRs before getting pushed into JDK 18. Large 
> projects, including JEPs, should often use the two-phase CSR process 
> ( rather than the 
> one-phase process. The nominal SLA for each CSR phase is one week. To 
> accommodate the possibility of needing to respond to feedback from the 
> CSR, I recommend a large project plan for at least three weeks of CSR 
> review time ahead of a planned integration date.
> Specially for JEPs, I recommend a JEP has its initial interaction with 
> CSR no later than when the JEP reaches its Candidate stage.
> Cheers,
> -Joe
> CSR Lead

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