OpenJDK Community Bylaws: Second Public Draft
mark at klomp.org
Wed Jun 1 07:03:59 PDT 2011
On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 15:55 +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 6/1/11 12:10 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > The bylaws say that there should be "An assessment of the openness and
> > transparency of the development process and its supporting
> > infrastructure", but don't really describe sanctions. Currently there
> > are a couple of proposals for infrastructure changes (bug database,
> > code review framework) that are in danger of being implemented using
> > closed proprietary code.
> "Openness of the supporting infrastructure" does not imply that the source
> code for it must be open source.
Right, that is why there currently is a danger that is could be
implemented using closed proprietary code. Which would be a bad thing
for contributors. So we could fix that in the bylaws by making sure it
does imply that.
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