New OpenJDK platform?

If someone wants to support a platform. What should be the process?

  1. He creates his own repository, start coding, report progress on some OpenJDK mail list.
  2. He may start distributing it now, but...
  3. If some other guys also think this is important (serious), they may together request a new group inside OpenJDK be established
  4. If the request is approved, the guy gets the chance to create a branch on the main OpenJDK source repo server. Otherwise, go back to 2.
  5. It's a branch and while its maintainer can merge changesets from other repo. Other repo (mainly, the MASTER repo) won't merge from it, until...
  6. It's important enough to be included as an official build (currently there are 8). Then...
  7. If it includes quite a lot of different codes from the main repo, there'll be a platform sub-directory for it created inside jdk/src/[platform]/. Otherwise, it's merged into an existing sub-directory (currently, there's solaris (soon to be renamed to posix?), linux, and windows). For example, some minor updates to IBM AIX flavor of Unix will be coded into the main posix source with a few #IFDEF lines.
OK, this is what I'm guessing.
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