Updating OpenJDK project pages

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 10:08:29 UTC 2015

Hi Volker,

We ran across the same problem. It was relatively painless to do a quick
file exchange and edit for Valhalla, but it would be nice if the pages were
more accessible for editing (with some restrictions of course!).

@dalibor - is this a question to send to web-discuss?


On Monday, 2 February 2015, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> if I remember right, at the time when we set up our PowerPC/AIX
> project one of the annoyances of the project page was that it couldn't
> be updated by somebody outside Oracle. That's why we finally decided
> to put all our project information in the Wiki and only place a link
> to that Wiki on the project page.
> If it's still impossible for externals to change their own project
> page, I don't see how we can effectively maintain and update them.
> Regards,
> Volker
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2015 at 11:28 AM, Martijn Verburg
> <martijnverburg at gmail.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I recently worked with Brian Goetz & Gavin Bierman to update the Valhalla
> > project page (http://openjdk.java.net/projects/valhalla/), which
> explicitly
> > sets the "resources/goals/tone/how to build" for that group (and its
> > projects).
> >
> > One of the major aims was to guide new visitors to the Adoption Group for
> > assistance if they get lost, can't find a sponsor, don't know what
> mailing
> > list to use etc.
> >
> > I'd like to propose that I/we overhaul all of the OpenJDK project pages
> > (working with the appropriate group/project lead) to help set goals, show
> > resources and most importantly offer a place for them to go if they get
> > stuck.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Martijn


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