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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: JSR 316: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 Specification
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 21:10:13 GMT

On Jul 3, 2007, at 9:16 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Joe Schaefer wrote:
>> Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> writes:
>>> Is another open letter called for to let them know what is  
>>> coming? Is
>>> there anything we can do to try and get other voters to take a  
>>> similar
>>> line?
>> Sun is quite capable of reading this mailing list, so we don't need
>> to send them another invitation.  I don't know why Geir didn't JFDI
>> this into action yesterday, but I suspect peer pressure played a
>> large role in his selection of a mediocre "abstain" over an IMO
>> truly excellent "no".
> I completely concur that only Geir could make the decision based on
> several different points of view expressed over 24-48 hours, and only
> Jeff will be in a position to make a decision on JSR 316 under the
> advice and suggestions he sees on this thread.

LOL. Stop.  You're making my tummy hurt.  That's why we have a board  
meeting on monday, right?

> Roy is correct, the board will create new policy or designate a group
> to determine the new policy, but right now they've entrusted specific
> committers to field these JSR's under their own good judgment.  In the
> near term there will be some additional guidelines to help them make
> that call.
> Bill

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