Feedback request: OpenJDK Community Innovator's Challenge Grants
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Jan 11 14:03:20 PST 2008
On 11/01/2008, Tom Marble <Tom.Marble at sun.com> wrote:
> Ray Gans wrote:
> > - Proposals will be accepted until March 3, 2008. At this time the
> > proposals will be judged by a team of people (we're thinking 2 from Sun
> > and 3 from outside Sun).
> Here's a challenge that I see... we want "qualified" judges: developers
> that are familiar with the OpenJDK code base. However if we find
> three judges from the community we may have just eliminated 3 great
> potential applicants.
> What if we chose all 5 judges from Sun employees -- who are not
> qualified to apply anyway?
FWIW, choosing 5 Sun employees who know the OpenJDK code base inside
out would make the most sense to me. As Tom says, they are ineligible
anyway and I feel only Sun employees would have the experience
necessary. Ideally, they could represent a wide spectrum of the
different groups (one GUI/graphics related, one networking, one
quality, etc.) Are there any plans for Sun employees to act as
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