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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: servlet 3.0 (JSR-315)
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2007 18:15:31 GMT

On Jul 2, 2007, at 1:44 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 7/2/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> This is only the kickoff vote for the JSR.  It isn't the final vote.
>> That's 18 months away.
>
> Can you please back up and provide us JCP-ignoramuses with the context
> of what this vote means and what our options are.  Voting 'yes' means
> that we approve for this EG to start working?  Are there any other
> votes that we'll have along the way?

Yes, this is the "We think that improving the servlet spec is a good  
idea" vote.

After this, there is a "community draft" ballot (a checkpoint on how  
we think things are going) and then a final approval ballot.

>
>> We'd be saying "no, we don't think this JSR should even start,
>> because you haven't satisfied our previously unstated requirements
>> about how we think that EGs will work in public, and how our yet-as-
>> undecided policy towards NDAs will play out..."
>
> I totally grok that.  Hence, I'd either recommend 'yes' or 'abstain' -
> probably leaning towards abstaining for *all* votes until we have the
> policy hashed out.  -- justin



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