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JCP 2.8 checklist
Is the schedule for the JSR publicly available, current, and updated regularly?
See http://jcp.org/en/egc/egcfiles?id=352 for schedule.
Can the public read and/or write to a wiki for the JSR?
No. Use mailing lists at
Is there a publicly accessible discussion board for the JSR that you read and respond to regularly?
Yes, use mailing lists at http://java.net/projects/jbatch/lists.
Have you spoken at conferences and events about the JSR recently?
Last spoke about this JSR at 2011 Java One.
Are you using open-source processes for the development of the RI and/or the TCK?
No. We are using a transparent read-only process. Source code is available at http://java.net/projects/jbatch/downloads.
Does the Community tab for my JSR have links to and information about all public communication mechanisms and sites for the development of my JSR?
Recommended Areas for Providing Feedback
What is the difference between "job" and "batch application" ? From what sources(s) should "job" originate in batch environment ?
What role should external schedulers (e.g. Ctrl+M) play in batch environment ?
What level of importance does "jobs console" hold in a batch environment ?
What operational concerns are relevant for a batch environment ?
What security controls are appropriate for job control in a batch environment ?