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JCP EC minutes (public): July 12, 2011

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
for 12 July 2011

version 0.1: Sept, 11 2011


July 12 , 2011




(PMO Presentation)

  • Roll call
  • Agenda review
  • Personnel changes
  • EC stats
  • Report on the recent website and mail outages
  • JavaOne plans
  • The Java 7 launch
  • EC meeting schedule update
  • JSR 348 EDR preparation


  • Patrick Curran, Heather Vancura
  • Stefano Andreani – not present
  • Aplix – John Rizzo – present
  • AT&T – not present
  • CableLabs – Jon Courtney – present
  • IBM – Steve Wolfe – present
  • Nokia – Erkki Rysa – present
  • Oracle – Roger Riggs – present
  • RIM Chris Wood – present
  • Samsung – not present
  • Sean Sheedy – present
  • Siemens Christoph Kuhmuench – present
  • SK Telecom – not present
  • T-Mobile Radomír Věncek – present
  • Alex Terrazas – not present
  • TOTVS – Aguinaldo Boquimpani – present
  • Vodafone – Edin Bestevicpresent

Total attendance: 11

  • Credit Suisse – Victor Grazi present
  • Eclipse – Wayne Beaton – present
  • Ericsson –Magnus Lönnroth– present
  • Fujitsu – Mike DeNicola – present
  • Goldman Sachs – John Weir – present
  • Google – Josh Bloch - present
  • HP – Scott Jameson – present
  • IBM – Steve Wolfe – present
  • Intel – not present
  • Werner Keil – not present
  • London Java Community – Ben Evans – present
  • Oracle – Don Deutsch, Eduardo Gutentag – present
  • RedHat – Mark Little – present
  • SAP – Steve Winkler - present
  • SouJava – Bruno Souza – present
  • VMWare – not present

Total attendance: 13

Since 75% of the ME EC was not present, that EC was not quorate for this meeting
Since 75% of the SE/EE EC was present, that EC was quorate for this meeting


Personnel changes

Patrick reported that Trisha Gee will be an additionl alternate representative for the London Java Community.

EC stats

Patrick presented the usual EC stats.

Report on the recent website and mail outages

Patrick reported that the recent outages were caused by a hardware failure. See the PMO Presentation for details.

JavaOne plans

Heather Vancura provided an update on the PMO's plans for JavaOne. See the PMO Presentation for details.

The Java 7 launch

Patrick provided an update on the recent launch of Java SE7, noting that it was well-received by the developer community. Bruno Souza agreed.

EC meeting schedule update

Patrick reported the new date for the August teleconference and announced that the September face-to-face meeting in New Jersey would be two full days, in order to allow sufficient time for JSR 348 discussions. He also suggested that the September meeting would provide an opportunity to begin discussion of how to merge the two ECs.

JSR 348 Early Draft Review preparation

Patrick presented an overview of JSR 348 (see presentation.) Members discussed the current state of the document drafts and made suggestions that have since been incorprated into later drafts. Josh Bloch expressed his discontent with the process, arguing that it was simply "reaarranging deckchairs on the Titanic." Other members expressed their satisfaction with the process, and a straw poll showed that the majority agreed we should move forward to Early Draft Review.