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Java Community ProcessSM — April, 2001 Newsletter

JCP PMO News Bulletin April 2001

Hello JCP Members,
Here is your April edition of the PMO News Bulletin. 

This Bulletin is sent to JCP Members, Spec Leads and Experts and is 
scheduled to be a (bi-)monthly insert in your email inbox. In this 
edition you can read about JavaOne including a Call for Demos, the 
Spec Lead Guide and Notable JSRs. 

Read on for all the details!

** Recent News **
-----------------
Find out about more about the latest happenings in the JCP program, 
by visiting  the "Recent News" area of the JCP web site:
http://java.sun.com/jcp/nav/recentnews.html


** It`s JavaOne Time! **
------------------------
Well, not yet but almost!
JavaOne 2001 is being held June 4 - 8 at the Moscone Convention Center
in San Francisco, California.  Don`t miss the JCP related content this
year.
 
JCP sessions will be in the "Java Technology at Work" track, including a
technical session entitled, "The Java Community Process (SM) initiative,
an Update" (TS-178:Fundamentals).  There will also be a Birds of a
Feather (BOF) session, and an after hours event for JCP Members.  More
information to follow soon on the JCP web site, or check out the JavaOne
site: http://servlet.java.sun.com/javaone/index.jsp


** JavaOne, Call for Demos **
-----------------------------
This is your chance to be a star and become famous!
The JavaOne Team is looking for great technology demonstrations to be 
highlighted during the Keynote program at the JavaOne 2001 conference.  
If you have an innovative, cool demonstration which showcases Java
technology (in the high "WOW !!" factor), please submit your
proposal through the online submission form by April 30, 2001. 
Folks who were invitied to the Keynote Demonstrations in the past
have all agreed that this is a premier place to showcase Java-enabled 
product and technology.

Go to http://java.sun.com/javaone/ and check out the 
"Keynote Demonstrations" section for details.


** Spec Lead Guide **
---------------------
There is a new version of the Guide for Specification Leads. 
The Guide gives hints and tips on how to run a JSR and what information 
is required at each step of the process. The Guide advises Spec Leads on 
the expectations that expert groups and the Executive Committees place 
upon this important function.

The Spec Lead Guide is here:
http://java.sun.com/jcp/speclead/guide.html.


** Notable JSRs **
---------------------
This section of the News Bulltin 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 jcp-pmo@sun.com.

JSR 71
------
JSR 71, JMX-TMN Specification is now building steam.  
With the Spec Lead assignment resolved the initial, small, Expert Group 
is looking to add more members to the group. The JSR is currently
working
on the Community Draft.

JMX-TMN Specification is part of the second phase of the 
Java Management Extensions (JMXTM) umbrella initiative. It specifies the 
interoperability between the Telecommunication Management Network (TMN) 
standards and JMX.


** Contact information **
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Here is how to contact the PMO:

- jsr-submit@sun.com             
            - To submit proposals for new JSRs 
              (as HTML or Zip file, please. 
              Other formats are harder for us to open).
- spec-submit@sun.com          
            - To send in your draft and/or final specification documents 
              and related materials.
- participant-access@sun.com 
            - In case you misplaced your Member password....
- jcp-pmo@sun.com               
            - To reach the PMO.

See Also
Community Process Main Page