Visit to Sun to talk about FindBugs, static analysis, and other fun stuff?
David.Herron at Sun.COM
Mon Jul 16 15:48:13 PDT 2007
I've sent Bill a couple emails w/o a reply. I and others in the SE SQE
team are interested to talk with him.
Emil.Sarpa at Sun.COM wrote:
> Bill and others. . .Has anything happened as actions around the
> request of
> Bill? Let me know if I can help.
> Bill Pugh wrote:
>> I'm in the Bay area from now until August 18th.
>> I'm working with and visiting a number of companies, and I'd be
>> happy to hang out at Sun for a chunk of time.
>> Want I'd really like to do over this summer to to work with the Java
>> SE and Glassfish teams to make sure that we can get setup effective
>> deployments of FindBugs set up internally. Rather than worrying
>> about scrubbing the code base of all of the issues in old, old code,
>> the main thing I think we should strive for is ensuring that any
>> newly introduced issues get examined. We've got a number of tools
>> for doing that, and will be adding more over the summer.
>> One of the things that might be useful it to just spend an afternoon
>> sitting down with a group of engineerings and auditing some FindBugs
>> results. It might help you understand the issues FindBugs is
>> reporting, and help me understand your priorities as far as which
>> issues you think warrant fixing with code changes.
>> If there is demand for a talk on FindBugs, I'd be happy to give one.
>> I've given that talk a number of times at Sun and JavaOne, but with
>> churn and stuff there are always new people around who haven't seen it.
>> We are intently working on getting a strawman for JSR-305
>> implemented, and I'd be interesting in talking about that later in
>> the summer.
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