Future of JavaFX

Tobias Bley tobi at ultramixer.com
Wed Dec 2 13:05:05 UTC 2015

I absolutely agree. While we are committing to many Github projects it’s too hard to do that for JavaFX via bugs.sun.com…. Github is a modern way of developing together. The „bugs.sun.com“ way is like using a candle instead of electric light…

Best Regards,

> Am 02.12.2015 um 13:32 schrieb Robert Krüger <krueger at lesspain.de>:
> Please, you're really oversimplifying things, I'm not sure if
> intentionally. It's not just coding. In my company I pay people
> serious money who do testing and file reproducible test cases with a
> qualified analysis of what they observed and what may be the problem and
> that's what I have done in the past for JavaFX using my Jira account as
> also have a number of other qualified people who were affronted by the
> policy changes, which probably resulted in many of them stopping this
> because they could no longer follow their Jira tickets including taking
> part in discussions there or answering questions by the engineers. If you
> don't count these things as meaningful/valuable contributions that make a
> difference, I don't really know on what basis to argue anymore. Then I have
> to assume, you just don't want to really deal with criticism. Of course
> some unqualified ranting in a Jira issue hurts (i.e. consumes resources)
> more than it helps but putting the many qualified people (many of them on
> this list) all in that category is neither correct, nor a smart move in
> anyone's interest.
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 10:45 AM, dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com>
> wrote:
>> On 01.12.2015 22:58, Markus KARG wrote:
>>> I actually talk about those people that *did not* invest the time to
>>> contribute
>> Making high quality contributions to open source projects takes a
>> considerable amount of humbleness, time and effort. People who aren't able
>> or willing to invest the necessary time and effort into making high quality
>> contributions are not likely to produce acceptable results - in any open
>> source community.
>> To quote Jono Bacon:
>> "Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a
>> net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time
>> away to support them." [1]
>> cheers,
>> dalibor topic
>> [1] http://opensource.com/life/15/3/how-to-fire-community-members
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