Project proposal: fbtoolkit
Jeff.Dinkins at Sun.COM
Thu May 24 04:55:25 PDT 2007
>> Personally I think that the OpenJDK Community should be open to
>> all kinds
>> of interesting experiments. That's often, after all, the best way to
>> learn things.
> From gcc's experience, having interesting things happen in tree,
> rather than outside it, like it was done with Kaffe, makes it
> easier to merge them back into the main branch, if the experiements
> turn out to be successful, afaict.
> dalibor topic
In GCC how do they keep track of what is experimental vs. in the main
Also, at project approval time is it worth tagging items that are pre-
blessed as work that will, or will most likely, go back into the main
tree (example: JSRs, encumbered replacements)? If so who gets to set
the tag or branch location?
Or should all new projects be treated the same and start off in an
I know, these are really questions for the Governance board to work
out for the constitution. Is this alias a reasonable place for these
issues to come up for the IGB to take back for discussion?
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