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EC Meeting Minutes: 11 September 2018

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
for September 11

Meeting Details

  • Date and Time
    • 11 September 2018
  • Location
    • Teleconference



Tuesday 11 September


  • Heather VanCura

Executive Committee

  • Alibaba - Yumin Qi - present
  • Andres Almiray - present
  • ARM - not present
  • Azul Systems - Simon Ritter - present
  • Credit Suisse - Gary Field, Richard Wood - present
  • Eclipse - Mike Milinkovich - present
  • Fujitsu - Mike DeNicola - present
  • Gemalto - Florian Denzin - present
  • Goldman Sachs - Jackie Haynes, Jessica Man - present
  • Ivar Grimstad - present
  • Hazelcast - Jaromir Hamala - present
  • HPE - Sujoy Saraswati - present
  • IBM - Tim Ellison - present
  • Intel - Steve Dohrmann - present
  • JetBrains - Anna Kozlova - present
  • London Java Community - not present
  • MicroDoc - Hans Kamutzki - present
  • Oracle - Don Deutsch, Brian Goetz, Anish Karmarkar - present
  • Red Hat - Scott Stark - present
  • SAP - Volker Simonis - present
  • Software AG - Prasad Yendluri - present
  • SouJava - Otavio Santana - present
  • Tomitribe - David Blevins - present
  • Twitter - Tony Printezis - present
  • V2COM - not present
  • Total attendance: 22 of 25 voting members

Since 75% of the EC's voting members were present, the EC was quorate for this session


Changes in status as a result of attendance at this meeting

The EC Standing Rules state the following penalties for non-attendance at EC meetings (note that those who participate in face-to-face meetings by phone are officially counted as absent):

  • Missing two meetings in a row results in a loss of voting privileges until two consecutive meetings have been attended.
  • Missing five meetings in a row, or missing two-thirds of the meetings in any consecutive 12-month period results in loss of the EC seat.

There are no changes in voting status as a result of this meeting.

Personnel changes

No changes to report at this time.

EC stats

Heather presented the usual EC stats (see the presentation for details).

EC Elections 2018

Heather reviewed the EC Election dates for the upcoming annual elections, and EC seats with terms expiring in 2018 (see the PMO presentation for details) � nominations will open later this month.

Oracle Code One plans

Heather presented the plans for Oracle Code One and let EC members know that the Annual JCP Award nominations have closed, and the EC Ballot to select the winners will open later this month (see the PMO presentation for details).

JCP.Next Update

Heather reviewed the progress from the working group for the JCP.Next JSR (JSR 387. The Early Draft Review is scheduled to start this week; see the PMO presentation for details. The Working Group will meet again next week on 17 September.

NoSQL JSR Proposal

Otavio reviewed the proposal for a NoSQL JSR (see presentation for details).

2019 Meeting dates, including Spring 2019 Face to Face Meeting

Heather reviewed the proposed EC Meeting dates for 2019 (see the PMO presentation for details). Tokyo was selected for the Spring 2019 JCP EC Face to Face Meeting, tentative date of 15 May. Heather will continue to follow up with Fujitsu to select date and confirm details; we will attempt to coincide with the May Java Day Tokyo and Japan JUG tour.

Next meeting

October 19, 2018; 9:30 am - 5:00 pm PDT

Face to Face at Twitter HQ in San Francisco, CA