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Java Community ProcessSM — April 2003 Newsletter


JCP News Bulletin
April 2003
 
Here is your April 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 some recent
news, the March Executive Committee meeting, JavaOne (sm) 2003, the
Japanese update to jcp.org and some noteworthy JSRs.
 
 ** 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:  http://jcp.org/en/whatsnew/jcp.

Most recently, a JCP success story on the OSS through Java Initiative:

http://jcp.org/en/press/success/OSS

 ** EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (EC) MEETING **
-----------------------------------------
The JCP EC recently held their first face-to-face meeting of 2003 March
11 and 12, hosted by IONA Technologies in Dublin, Ireland. Summaries of
JCP EC meetings are available for JCP members who are interested in
following the work of the EC.  You will need your your JCP Community
Draft user ID and password (not your Expert Group user ID) to
access the summaries:

http://java.sun.com/aboutJava/communityprocess/participant/ec-archive/index.html

 ** JAVAONE 2003 - MOSCONE, SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 10-13 **
-----------------------------------------------------------
JavaOne is coming up June 10-13, at Moscone Center in San Francisco. 
This year's program is designed to provide insight into the next
generation of Java technology that developers will need for their work
in mobility, Web services and enterprise development.  And don't forget
to save Wednesday evening, June 11, of the conference for the annual JCP
community event.  More details to follow soon.
 

 ** JAPANESE VERSION OF JCP.ORG UPDATED **
-------------------------------------------
Links to the Japanese version of jcp.org, including the JCP Introduction
Overview, Timeline, JCP 2.5 Process Document, Datasheet, FAQ, Glossary
and Spec Lead Guide have been updated.  See the full table of contents
here:  http://www.jcp.org/ja/home/ja

 ** 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 pmo@jcp.org.

- JSR 185, Java Technology for the Wireless Industry, has updated the
JSR 185 detail page with an open letter from the Expert Group and the
Java Wireless Architecture Roadmap:  http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=185

-JSR 31, XML Data Binding Specification, passed the Final Approval
ballot on 27 January 2003.  View the original Java Specification Request
here:  http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=31

Remember, all JSRs operating under JCP 2.5 (the current version of the
JCP) require that all expert group member entities have
signed the new JSPA2 located here:
http://jcp.org/en/participation/membership.


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

- http://www.jcp.org/jsr/proposal/index.jsp
        - To submit proposals for new JSRs.

- spec-submit@jcp.org
        - 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).

- participant-access@jcp.org
        -In case you misplaced your Member password....

- pmo@jcp.org
         - To reach the PMO.
See Also
Community Process Main Page