The first version of the Java Community ProcessSM program was introduced on
December 8, 1998. In a little over a year since that time, more than
200 companies and organizations have become participants, and more than
60 Java technology specifications have started through the
In late 1999, Sun began working with leading Java technology partners
to revise the JCP program based on experience gained during the first year of
operation. That work has culminated in this draft we are
calling "JCP 2.0."
Please note that this draft of JCP 2.0 is the result of input and
discussions with major Java technology partners. In this public
review, we are looking for feedback on the structure of JCP 2.0
particularly from the developer and user communities. The JCP 2.0 is
still a "work in progress," and we welcome your input on further changes
that will make the JCP 2.0 useful to the widest possible portion of the
international Java community.