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The Java Community Process Program -- December 2002 Newsletter

Java Community ProcessSM — December 2002 Newsletter

JCP News Bulletin
December 2002 

Here is your December edition of the PMO News Bulletin.  This Bulletin
is sent to JCP (SM) Members, Spec Leads and Experts and is scheduled to
be a monthly insert in your email inbox. This edition covers the EC
Elections, the PMO holiday schedule and some news for spec leads.

** Recent News **
Find out about more about the latest happenings in the Java Community
Process (sm) (JCP sm) program, by visiting  the "What's New" area of the
JCP web site:

** EC Elections Final Results **
The 2002 Executive Committee (EC) Elections are complete!  Thank you to
all JCP members who voted in the elections this year.

IBM, Nokia, Philips, Sony Ericsson and Symbian were elected to the ME EC
Apple, BEA, Cisco, IONA and SAP were elected to the SE/EE EC

For full results, please see:

The PMO will be closed December 25, 2002 - January 2, 2003.
Therefore, there will be no JSR Reviews and no Final Approval ballots
starting on Dec 17, Dec 24 or Dec 31; no Community Review ballots
starting on Dec 24 or Dec 31; and no Maintenance Review ending between
between Dec 25 and January 8.

 ** Noteworthy JSRs **
This section of the News Bulletin calls out JSRs that have news to share
with the Java Community. If your JSR has something newsworthy to report
then send an alert ("Hey PMO!") to

- JSR 90, Quality of Service API, one of the initial telecommunications
OSS/BSS JSRs, has gone final.  It provides interfaces for integrated
management solutions supporting a variety of QoS functions for network
and service assurance. You can read more about JSR 90 here:
Information on all the OSS through Java JSRs can be found at:

- JSR 198, A Standard Extension API for Integrated Development
Environments, has recently been submitted and approved by the SE/EE EC.
This JSR is a proposal to create a standard interface for adding
extensions to Java Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). This will
allow vendors to write an IDE extension once, and have it work on any
J2SE-compliant IDE.  View the JSR here:

Remember, all JSRs operating under JCP 2.5 (the current version of the
JCP) require that all expert group members on the JSR sign the new JSPA
located here:

** For Spec Leads **
The PMO has updated the Spec Lead Guide to reflect recent changes
required for JCP 2.5, and added information to help Spec Leads with the
JSR process. You can find the Spec Lead Guide here:

Please send any request and/or questions to:

You can also contact your JSR Program Manager, Liz Cadd, for any
questions you may have at any time.  She can be reached at or +1 510.550.4353.

** Contact Information **
Here is how to contact the Program Office:

        - To submit proposals for new JSRs.

        - To send in your draft and/or final specification documents and
related materials. (as HTML or Zip file, please. Other formats are
harder for us to open).

        -In case you misplaced your Member password....

         - To reach the PMO.


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JCP News Bulletin
Decvember 2002

See Also
Community Process Main Page