The user’s perspective matters. There is a material difference between the importance and impact on Java deployments and the notion of what “priority” is for issues in the Java Bug System.
The issue notes and material circulated on OpenJDK lists tend to center, for good reason, on the needs and concerns of developers who build and maintain OpenJDK. In fact, an inverse relationship often exists. Some of the most important and impactful items in OpenJDK updates in recent years were categorized as lower priority in the Java bug system.