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JCP EC Meeting Minutes: February 8, 2022

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
for February 8, 2022


February 8, 2022





Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Heather VanCura

Executive Committee

  • Services – Yishai Galatzer, Volker Simonis - present
  • Alibaba - Denghui Dong, Sanhong Li - present
  • ARM - Alan Hayward, Stuart Monteith - present
  • Azul Systems – Simon Ritter - present
  • BellSoft - Aleksei Voitylov - present
  • BNY Mellon - no present
  • Eclipse Foundation - Paul Buck, Ivar Grimstad - present
  • Ken Fogel - present
  • Fujitsu - Kenji Kazumura - present
  • IBM - Mark Little, Gireesh Punathl - present
  • Intel - Sandhya Viswanathan - present
  • JetBrains - Mala Gupta - present
  • London Java Community - not present
  • MicroDoc - Bruno Caballero - present
  • Oracle - Don Deutsch, Anish Karmarkar, Luke Kowalski - present
  • SAP SE - Martin Doerr, Gotz Lindenmaier - present
  • SouJava - Bruno Souza - present
  • Miro Wengner - present

Total Attendance: 16 of 18 voting members

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


There are no 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 privileges as a result of this meeting.

Personnel Changes

Denghui Dong is a new representative for Alibaba; Mala Gupta is now primary representative for JetBrains; Luke Kowalski is new primary representative for Oracle.

EC Stats

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

Java in Education

Heather reviewed the summary of discussions in the Java in Education. We reviewed that EC Members can use the social media template to promote the importance and need for Java developers, and to spread the word about Java in Education for JUG leaders. Several brief videos for JUG leaders focused on how developers are utilizing Java in industry, are now published on the GitHub wiki. Volunteers can contact Heather to participate.

Alibaba presented an update on their Java in Education effort is China (see the presentation for details).

Melanie Lam, Director of the Alice Project presented an overview of Alice and the available resources to lead (see the presentation for details).

Java SE Platform JSR Updates

Iris presented updates on the JSR 393, Java SE 18 and JSR 394, Java SE 19 JSRs. The Java SE 18 release is planned for 22 March (see the presentation for details).

Next Meeting

  • April 12, 2022; 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM PDT