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Daily Dose: OpenJDK6 Leader Joseph Darcy Resigns Release Managment Duties

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Daily Dose: OpenJDK6 Leader Joseph Darcy Resigns Release Managment Duties

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The leader of OpenJDK6, Joseph Darcy is stepping down from his release management duties for the project this week.  Kelly O'Hair will take on his responsibilities in the coming weeks.  Release management repositories for OpenJDK6 have already been passed to O'Hair. OpenJDK6 sources claim that the OpenJDK project will be on target with their upcoming milestones. 
Joseph Darcy is shifting his time to other OpenJDK projects, such as Project Coin.

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