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JCP EC summary: October 2007

Executive Committee Meeting Summary
for October 23, 2007


October 23, 2007




Tuesday October 23
  • PMO Topics presentation
  • Agenda review and roll call
  • Minutes, summary from previous meetings
  • Election status
  • Preparation for December f2f meeting (Doug Lea)
  • EC stats/PMO info (Liz Kiener: PMO)
  • Personnel changes
  • Improving transparency (Max Lanfranconi: PMO)
  • Schedules and locations for next year's f2f meetings

EC Attendance

  • Patrick Curran, Liz Kiener, Max Lanfranconi
  • BenQ - SS Chen  - not present
  • Jean-Marie Dautelle
  • Ericsson Mobile Platforms – Magnus Olsson
  • IBM – Mark Thomas
  • Intel – Eric Dittert
  • Motorola - James Warden
  • Nokia – Pentti Savolainen
  • NTT DoCoMo – not present
  • Orange France - not present
  • Philips – Jon Piesing
  • RIM - Mike Rybak
  • Samsung - Vincent Kwon
  • Siemens – Marquart Franz, Klaus Jank 
  • Sony-Ericsson – not present
  • Sun –  Roger Riggs
  • Vodafone – Guenter Klas

Total attendance: 12

  • Apache – Geir Magnusson
  • BEA – Ed Cobb, Michael Rowley 
  • Borland - not present
  • Fujitsu – Mike DeNicola
  • Google -  Bob Lee
  • HP – Scott Jameson
  • IBM – Mark Thomas, Steve Wolfe
  • Intel – Wayne Carr, Tony Baker
  • Red Hat Middleware – not present
  • Doug Lea 
  • Nortel Networks – Harpreet Geekee
  • Oracle – not present
  • SAP  - not present
  • SAS - Rich Main
  • Hani Suleiman
  • Sun – Danny Coward,  Roberto Chinnici

Total attendance: 12


Since 12 members of each EC were present, there was a quorum for this meeting.


Agenda Review and roll call

Minutes and summary from previous meetings

The meeting minutes and summary for the September EC meeting were approved.

Election status

All six nominees for the ratified seats have been elected.

Detailed voting statistics are available at

The nomination process for the elected seats is under way.

Preparation for December face-to-face Meeting

The EG members discussed the planned workshop on the future of the JCP to be held during the first day of December's face-to-face meeting.

JSR stats (Liz Kiener: PMO)

Liz Kiener presented the usual monthly update on JSR statistics.

Personnel changes

The PMO reported several changes in EC members' alternate representation.

JCP  Transparency (Max Lanfracnoni: PMO)

Max Lanfranconi led a discussion on the need for increased transparency in the JSR development process, and on the mechanisms currently in place to facilitate communication between Expert Groups and the broader JCP membership. The possibility of adding Wiki functionality to the JCP website was also discussed.

Logistics for future meetings

The EC discussed the possibility of scheduling next year's face-to-face meetings in conjunction with industry events that members plan to attend.

Next meeting

Novemer 13 2007 @ 7AM PST (UTC -8)


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