The Alibaba voted through JCP-EC to become a member of the Executive Committee, which will take effect in May 24th.
JCP-EC is known as Java Community Process Executive Committee, and JCP was established in 1998 to maintain Java technical specifications, reference implementations (RI), technical compatibility packages (TCK), and so on, and to allow more people and organizations to participate. EC is the decision-making organization of JCP, responsible for deciding the adoption of Java's major technology. EC consists of 16 voting seats and one observation seat. Members of EC are elected by JCP members.
In recent years, the contribution of Alibaba in the Java community is obvious, not only contributes to several Java open source projects, but also actively participates in the Java community. It is reported that the Alibaba before this two impact of EC failed, the successful accession to the EC, also represents the domestic Internet enterprises to participate in more international technical standards organizations, to become the direction of the direction of technology.