OpenJdk Mirror for Github
martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 17:49:32 UTC 2015
The Betterrev project is here:
It's been on a bit of a hiatus, but if you fork it and get it up and
running then there's a number of dev tasks to complete...
On 27 July 2015 at 18:44, Mo Sch <moritz.schleunes at gmail.com> wrote:
> thanks for your quick response.
> That sound great. How can I help you?
> 2015-07-27 19:24 GMT+02:00 Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg at gmail.com>:
>> Hi Moritz,
>> Never say never, but unlikely to happen in the short term. We are
>> working on Betterrev - an experiment to have a clone of popular OpenJDK
>> forests hosted on BitBucket to allow a similar workflow. If you're
>> interested in helping out, let us know!
>> On 27 July 2015 at 18:21, Mo Sch <moritz.schleunes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> recently Microsoft open sourced their CLR Runtime on github and gained a
>>> lot of interest from various developers.
>>> Is there something that stops openjdk from doing the same? This is
>>> a big effort mirroring openjdk and tracking pull requests but it should
>>> worth the effort.
>>> Most open source developer are on github anyway. This would also attract
>>> new developers who most likely start at github and may not even know the
>>> existence of OpenJdks Mercurial repos.
>>> Looking at the recent success from Microsoft using github it should be
>>> serious considered at oracle having at least an actively maintained tree
>>> openJdk at github .
>>> Maybe it will be enough to upload just a few cool projects like sumatra
>>> Graal / truffel for example.
>>> That would reduce the overhead and still should attract a lot of new
>>> Just my 2 cents
>>> So long
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