OpenJFX GitHub mirror

Johan Vos johan.vos at
Mon Mar 26 13:37:11 UTC 2018

Hi Nir,

About 4. (jfx-dev): you're right, I just removed that repository. That was
just some testing before we did the real thing.

As for the other points: I agree

- Johan

On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 12:03 PM Nir Lisker <nlisker at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> A few comments about the mirror and JBS:
> 1. In PRs and issues on GitHub, I strongly suggest that the link to JBS be
> included in the top comment. If the JBS issue was created after a
> discussion, edit it in.
> 2. In JBS, I suggest to link to the GitHub mirror via More > Link > Web
> Link and in the Link Text use something like "GitHub mirror" (open for
> suggestions). JIRA renders the link in an easy to see way (easier than
> looking at URLs). Iv'e tried it in a couple of issues, e.g.,
> and it seems preferable
> to
> me.
> 3. In JBS, I suggest a new label will be used for issues which are linked
> to GitHub for search purposes. This is similar to the webbug label.
> If these are agreeable, please add them to the contribution instructions.
> 4. What is Newcomers can confuse
> it
> with javafxports/openjdk-jfx.
> 5. When the mirror is fully ready and operational, we should advertise on
> community pages (like Reddit) to gather up contributors. Please keep a
> mental reminder when the time comes.
> Thanks to all who are working on this.
> - Nir

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