Executive Committee Meeting Summary
for 20-21 May, 2008

version 0.5: August 5, 2008

Date

May 20-21, 2008

Location

Paris, France (hosted by France Telecom)

Agenda

Tuesday May 20
Wednesday May 21
  • Welcome
  • PMO Topics: Patrick Curran
  • Roll call
  • Agenda review
  • Approve minutes and summary from April 2008 meeting
  • EC stats
  • Personnel changes
  • JavaOne debriefing (events, press coverage)
  • JCP reform
  • Roll call
  • JCP reform continued
    • Wrap up, next steps
  • Java ME ecosystem issues (Calinel Pasteneau)
 

Attendance (May 20)

PMO
  • Patrick Curran
ME EC
SE/EE EC
  • Qisda – not present
  • Jean-Marie Dautelle – present
  • Ericsson – Magnus Olsson, Jens Jenssen – present
  • IBM – Mark Thomas – present
  • Intel – Wayne Carr – present
  • Motorola – not present
  • Nokia – Pentti Savolainen – present
  • Orange France - Cuithlauac Alvarado – present
  • Philips – Jon Piesing – present
  • RIM – not present
  • Samsung – not present
  • Siemens – Marquart Franz present
  • Sony-Ericsson – not present
  • Sun – Calinel Pasteanu present
  • Time Warner Cable– not present
  • Vodafone – GŁnter Klas present

Total attendance: 10

  • Apache – Geir Magnusson – present
  • Eclipse – Mike Milinkovitch present
  • Fujitsu – Mike DeNicola present
  • Google – Bob Lee, Josh Bloch – present
  • HP – Scott Jameson – present
  • IBM – Mark Thomas, Steve Wolfe – present
  • Intel – Wayne Carr – present
  • Red Hat – Sacha Labourey – present
  • Doug Lea – present
  • Nortel – Bryn Rahm – present
  • Oracle – Don Deutsch – present
  • SAP – Rui Nogueira – present
  • SAS – not present
  • Hani Suleiman – not present
  • Sun – Danny Coward – present

Total attendance: 13

Since 75% of each EC were not present, there was no quorum for this meeting on May 20.

Attendance (May 21)

PMO
  • Patrick Curran
ME EC
SE/EE EC
  • Qisda – not present
  • Jean-Marie Dautelle – present
  • Ericsson – Magnus Olsson – present
  • IBM – Steve Wolfe – present
  • Intel – Wayne Carr – present
  • Motorola – not present
  • Nokia – Pentti Savolainen – present
  • Orange France - Cuithlauac Alvarado – present
  • Philips – Jon Piesing – present
  • RIM – Mike Rybak present
  • Samsung – not present
  • Siemens – Marquart Franz present
  • Sony-Ericsson – not present
  • Sun – Calinel Pasteanu present
  • Time Warner Cable– not present
  • Vodafone – GŁnter Klas present

Total attendance: 11

  • Apache – not present
  • BEA – Ed Cobb, Michael Rowley present
  • Eclipse – Mike Milinkovitch present
  • Fujitsu – Mike DeNicola present
  • Google – Bob Lee – present
  • HP – Scott Jameson – present
  • IBM – Mark Thomas, Steve Wolfe – present
  • Intel – Wayne Carr – present
  • Red Hat –Sacha Labourey – present
  • Doug Lea – present
  • Nortel Networks – Brynn Rahm – present
  • Oracle – Don Deutsch – present
  • SAP – Michael Bechauf – present
  • SAP – Rui Nogueira – present
  • SAS – not present
  • Hani Suleiman – not present
  • Sun – Danny Coward – present

Total attendance: 12

Since 75% of each EC were not present, there was no quorum for this meeting on May 21.

Thanks

The PMO and the EC members sincerely thank France Telecom for hosting the meeting. The facilities and catering were excellent.

Minutes

Minutes, summary from previous meetings

The ECs approvedl the minutes and summary for the April EC meeting.

PMO Topics

EC statistics were presented for offline review. The following personnel changes were reported:

The ECs discussed whether or not a special election should be held to fill the seat vacated by BEA. Since there was no quorum, it was agreed to hold an electronic vote on this matter immediately after the meeting.

Message from Qisda

Patrick presented a message received from Qisda, in which they stated their intention to withdraw from the spec-lead and co-spec-lead positions on the JSRs that they have led. Members discussed the implications and consequences of this matter, and decided to take legal advice before discussing at a future EC meeting.

JavaOne debriefing and press coverage report

Patrick presented a summary of JCP activities and press coverage at JavaOne.

JCP reform

The bulk of the meeting was spent in discussions on JCP reform. The following topics were discussed:

The ECs agreed to form working groups to develop the proposals to the next level of detail.

Java ME ecosystem issues

Calinel presented and led a discussion on ME ecosystem issues. See the presentation for details.