OpenJDK Bug Tracking Project Requirements, consolidated list
roger.lewis at oracle.com
Wed Mar 30 14:54:36 PDT 2011
It was pointed out that the HTML page could not display correctly in
FF4.0 and in IE. I have regenerated the file and tested it on a number
of OS/Browser combinations and it has loaded correctly.
On 3/30/11 12:00 PM, Roger Lewis wrote:
> I have added an HTML file.
> On 3/30/11 5:40 AM, Ulf Zibis wrote:
>> I have problems to read the pdf via the Adobe plugin in Firefox.
>> Could you please add a html version?
>> Am 30.03.2011 06:28, schrieb Roger Lewis:
>>> Thank you for the feedback so far. The requirements that were
>>> suggested have been added/consolidated to the list that we will be
>>> using to help determine the our choice of defect tracking
>>> system. This list combines requirements from both the
>>> standpoint of OpenJDK developers as well as the community as a whole
>>> and internal needs from our quality, sustaining and release
>>> management groups.
>>> What we want to start to do now is to map the requirements to
>>> candidate systems; the two options we are looking at are Bugzilla
>>> and JIRA. We are starting with these two as from our initial
>>> discussions they are the most common choices for open source
>>> projects. From our analysis so far either system would meet the
>>> majority of our needs but we would like to get input from other
>>> projects that are using these systems, and will also be talking over
>>> the next couple of week to consultants with experience setting up
>>> these systems.
>>> A key driver for us is the integration of the bug tracking system
>>> into the overall OpenJDK infrastructure (code review tool, bug
>>> approvals etc.) and how well the system will enable us to build upon
>>> the bugs.sun.com functionality we have had in place since the early
>>> releases of Java. We believe that a key element of Java's success
>>> has been the straightforward way in which the community has been
>>> able to provide feedback/bugs as this has allowed us to provide a
>>> robust implementation of Java.
>>> From the list of requirements you will see a number of items which
>>> require 'customization' as they are not available out-of-the-box
>>> from either system. We are writing up more details around these in
>>> order that we can better scope the necessary work and will send that
>>> out as we finish it.
>>> We need to drive to a decision as we want to make sure that the
>>> system is in place around the time that JDK 7 ships with early
>>> instances available as JDK 8 development starts up, given this we
>>> have set the end of April as the deadline for the decision. Please
>>> continue to provide feedback and ideas,
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