Find JSRs
Submit this Search


Ad Banner
 
 
 
 

October 2006
Contents

Recent News
Find out more about the latest happenings and announcements in the JCP program, by visiting the front page of jcp.org. Some recent JCP-related news items are listed below.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 
JCP Community Content

The Program Office introduced a new multimedia section this month on
jcp.org. There are three items currently available there. The 2006 JCP
Training that was recorded at the 2006 JavaOne conference is now
available. On this page you will also find an interview with Hal King,
CEO of King Brown Partners, Inc who talks about satisfaction with the
JCP. There is also a short audio only segment for Spec Leads: Harold
Ogle discusses Community Updates and the Observer Alias.
http://jcp.org/en/resources/multimedia

A few new JCP Program Members of note: Huone Inc. from Korea, StreamWIDE S.A.S., ICEsoft Technologies, Inc., ShenZhen Kingdee Middleware Co., Ltd, Goldman Sachs & Co JCPA, University of South Florida.
 
Also, you can now order T-shirts that show your support for the JCP program and specific JSRs. For more information and to place an order.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
 
October Upcoming Events

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .



Java Logo Programs Available
Now it's easier than ever to access Duke images. A logo library of 15 Duke images is now available for use in a variety of places such as web sites, blogs and email signatures. Duke is for everyone--pass along the word.

The Java Get Powered logo is available for Java enthusiasts and developers who want to show their affiliation with the Java community.
Take the quiz for access to the logo.

You can also host the download button and provide a direct link for your visitors to the latest version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE); if you are interested in hosting the button.
 
And if you would like to display the JCP Member logo, apply here.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
 
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (EC) ELECTIONS 2006

Ratified voting will end at midnight on Monday 16 October at midnight (pacific time); this is your last opportunity to cast a vote in this phase of the 2006 elections. The JSPA 2 contact(s) for each JCP member company or individual are eligible to vote. Please cast your vote today!

.Nominations for the remaining seats (2 on the ME EC, 1 on the SE/EE EC) can be submitted this year from 17-27 October. If you or your company is interested in joining the EC, it is time to prepare your nomination. The nomination form will become available from the voting web site on 17 October. Open election voting will follow from 31 October -13 November, with final results on the 14 November.

To cast your vote, nominate or view the ballot:
http://www.jcpelection2006.org

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RELATED INFORMATION AVAILABLE

You can now download the 2006 EC Participation Statistics. Here you can view such information as JSR ballot votes and EC meeting attendance by the EC member of your choice:
http://jcp.org/files/2006JCPECParticipationStats.pdf

Also recently added are short biographies and photographs of the main contact for each EC seat.
View the ME EC members here:
http://www.jcp.org/en/press/news/ec-feature_ME091206

And the SE/EE EC members here:
http://www.jcp.org/en/press/news/ec-feature_SE091206

Summaries of JCP program Executive Committee meetings are available for JCP program members. Several recent summaries have been added (use your participant access password) for viewing. You can also view here the upcoming EC meetings:
http://www2.jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/participant/ec-archive/index.html

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 

Noteworthy JSRs
Did you know that the PMO offers Public Relations support to spec leads? The JCP conducts outreach to the press with JSR news on an ongoing bi-weekly basis. If would like to highlight your JSR, please contact Corina Ulescu at corina@jcp.org.
  • JSR 306, Towards a new version of the JCP, has been approved by the EC for development in the JCP program. This JSR proposes a variety of changes and adjustments to the JCP:
  • JSR 277 , Java Module System, is now available for Early Draft Review.
    This review closes on 13 November.
  • JSR 247 , Data Mining 2.0, is now available for Public Review. This review closes on 4 December.
  • JSR 263 , Fault Management API, is now available for Public Review. This review closes on 6 November.
  • JSR 280, The JSR 280 EG would like to encourage feedback in an interactive discussion format at http://blogs.sun.com/jsr280, as well as on the usual comments alias (jsr-280-comments@jcp.org).
  • JSR 268, Java Smart Card I/O API, Proposed Final Draft is now available.
  • JSR 199 Java Compiler API, Proposed Final Draft is now available.
  • The Expert Group for JSR 232, Mobile Operational Management, has
    completed its work and published the Final Release of the specification.
  • The following JSRs have become available for Maintenance Review:
    JSR 252, JavaServer Faces 1.2,
    JSR 245, JavaServer Pages 2.1,
    JSR 154, Java Servlet 2.4, and
    JSR 176, Java SE Release contents.
  • JSR 50, The Distributed Real-Time Specification, plans to release an Early Draft Review for previewing the distributable threads abstraction in the coming months it is described in a paper to be presented at JTRES 2006. It can be downloaded from http://www.real-time.org/referenced_documents.htm#jtres06 .
    Note: This paper has an ACM copyright and thus should not be distributed outside the Community until the Proceedings is published later this week.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 
PMO Contact Information

Here is how to contact the Program Office:

Expert Group (EG) Coordination: If you have an EG kick-off meeting and would like to get an overview of the JSR 2.6 program please contact the JSR Program Manager, Liz Kiener at: Liz@jcp.org or +1 510 550 4353. Liz is also available to facilitate face to face meetings for your EG or help two or more EGs of related or dependent JSRs to meet.

http://jcp.org/en/jsr/proposal: to submit proposals for new JSRs.

spec-submit@jcp.org: to send in your draft and/or final specification documents and related materials (as .pdf or Zip archive, please. Other formats will not be posted).

admin@jcp.org: to submit Expert Group lists, in case you misplaced your password, requests for your Member access information, updates to your contact information.

pmo@jcp.org: to reach the PMO for general inquiries.

corina@jcp.org: to submit news items for Press & Analysts, and/or explore further opportunities to talk to press and analysts about your contribution to Java standards development through the JCP program.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .