OpenJDK bug database: DRAFT Developer Workflow
brian.beck at oracle.com
Mon Dec 19 09:30:58 PST 2011
On 12/17/11 11:25 PM, Georges Saab wrote:
> 2. IMHO targeting should not be viewed as a commitment TO FIX in a specific release, rather a commitment TO WORK on
> the bug in the context of the release. For instance, a bug which appears to be very important if it really exists might be
> immediately targeted to the current update release, meaning -- we need to work on this in the context of this release
> until we know that it is not a bug or not as important a bug as it sounds now, in which case it could be retargeted to a
> later release.
Furthermore, IMAHO, targeting should not be considered a *commitment* at
all. Targeting is an intention. Re-targeting should not be seen as
breaking a commitment but, rather, a normal action given new information
about a bug or the world it lives in.
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