Today, on behalf of the ASF, I sent the following to the JCP ECs and the PMO :
On behalf of the Apache Software Foundation, I hereby resign our
seat on the SE/EE Executive Committee, effective immediately.
We'll have a post up on the Apache website with a detailed
explanation for the community - please contact me if you have
On a personal note, I have enjoyed working with all of you
for the last 7 years, and look back fondly on the work we
I wish you the very best in sorting out this mess - Java is too
important to all of us to let the current situation continue.
Geir Magnusson Jr
The Apache Software Foundation
It's been an interesting 7 years, and ... we tried. Time to move on.
For more info, see the explanation on the ASF site.