Fwd: OpenJdk Mirror for Github

Ben Evans benjamin.john.evans at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 12:24:05 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 8:56 PM, Kervin Pierre <kervin at sludev.com> wrote:
> Github is simply what most developers are using at this moment.

Sorry to be picky, but that's just not true. When teaching my classes,
probably <20% of them have github accounts or have used it.

>From what I observe, almost everyone has heard of Github these days,
but I'd say only around half had a decent understanding of what it is
& how it works. Now this may be corporate developers, but quite a few
of people who weren't Github people had committed patches or feature
requests upstream - so I'm not sure how we're defining "open-source
developers", I'm just conscious that we should beware the echo



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