What does submit mean?
Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Tue Jun 28 12:47:44 PDT 2011
Am 16.06.2011 18:00, schrieb mark.reinhold at oracle.com:
> 2011/6/16 7:52 -0700, ulf.zibis at gmx.de:
>> As I read "A Participant/Contributor may submit simple patches/larger
>> changes ..." a question comes up:
>> To *where* may they submit? ... to repository or to possible Nirwana
>> (bugs.openjdk.java.net, mailing list) ;-) ?
>> Maybe you better say: "A ... may propose ...".
> That would just beg a similar question, i.e., "to whom?"
Please excuse, I don't understand what you mean by "to whom".
From "A Participant/Contributor may submit simple patches/larger changes ..." the reader might
think, a Participant/Contributor is granted to commit against the repository. I guess, this is not
> There are a variety of ways to submit patches and other changes. They're
> not set in stone, and new ones might be introduced or old ones retired
> over time. I think it's best for the Bylaws not to be too specific about
> this or other sorts of process issues -- otherwise every time a process
> changes we'll have to amend the Bylaws.
> - Mark
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