New JCP.next Project Opens the Next JCP "Release" to the Java Community
JSR 348 (Towards a new version of the Java Community Process) has a new public home on java.net, the JSR 348 (JCP.next) project. In his recent blog post, "Using the Process to change the Process", JCP Chair Patrick Curran invites the Java community's participation in JSR 348 and the JCP.next project:
We want your input, particularly now, during the Public Review period. Please visit us on java.net where you can learn how to participate. Subscribe to the Observers alias, review our issues, browse our meeting minutes, download the drafts of our new documents, and provide your feedback through the Issue Tracker. See you there!
It makes a lot of sense for JSR 348 to be the first JSR that has a full presence on java.net. As the project introduction states:
Since one of the main themes of JSR 348 is transparency, and since it will require that future JSRs be run in a transparent manner, the Expert Group has committed to running this JSR according to those requirements.
We will therefore discuss our business in public, publish all of our working materials and meeting minutes, and track issues in the open.
Interested members of the community are invited to join the JCP.next Observers mailing list, engage in public discussions on the new JSR 348 forum, and review documents from the JSR 348 Document Archive. There's also a JSR 348 JIRA issue tracker where you can record or comment on issues and track their progress.
If you're interested in participating in, or following, the creation of the next edition of the Java Community Process, joining the java.net JSR 348 (JCP.next) project is a great way to get started.
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