Community-Help for the core-team in deadline-times
richard.warburton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 17:16:14 UTC 2015
I think you need to differentiate between "accepted" and "merged". These
are different things and may take some time.
On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 1:57 PM, Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg at gmail.com>
> Hi Sebastian,
> I completely agree! There was a proposal from this group to build a patch
> review/tracking system for OpenJDK, but it did not gain widespread
> support. What this group could perhaps do is split up the mailing lists
> and have at least one of us watching all of the mailing list for new
> contributors and making sure that their contributions don't get
> We could set up a simple table in the Wiki with name vs mailing list and
> have the results of the monitoring reported back here and see what sort of
> numbers we get in a quarter.
> So I'm thinking something like:
> Martijn Verburg - net-dev - Q1 2016 - 5 patches submitted, 3 accepted, 1
> rejected due to technical reasons and 1 delayed for more than 14 days due
> to lack of core committers.
> Mani Sarkar - core-libs-dev - Q1 2016 - 18 patches submitted, 12 under
> discussion, 4 accepted, 2 rejected due to technical reasons
> On 20 November 2015 at 13:44, Sebastian Sickelmann <
> sebastian.sickelmann at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > a few days ago i had a chat with Martijn about the actual response-times
> > for requests to review and discussion.
> > It seems to be that the observed slower response in the last weeks are
> > due to javaone, devoxx and the nearing Feature-Complete (FC) date.
> > see http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/ for details.
> > I think it is totally clear that these three events are one reason why
> > requests for review and discussion are taking a little bit longer, and
> > to clear things up, I am totally fine with this. Even if i ask for
> > "help" at this list a few days ago, I am not slowed down in my
> > enthusiasm for OpenJDK by this.
> > The problem could be that some fresh contributors could get a wrong
> > image in such times.
> > I would like to help in such times by answering (long unanswered)
> > requests by helping contentual where possible or just with the
> > explanation why it could take some extra time to get an contentual
> > answer. And maybe some readers of adoption-discuss can help in some way
> > too.
> > I think you also have some additional ideas, what could be done in such
> > times from the community. Could you please answer to this mail and write
> > about your ideas?
> > Your thoughts are also very welcome if you think that this type of help
> > I would offer is not advisable
> > <https://www.dict.cc/englisch-deutsch/advisable.html>, or any other
> > thoughts you have about this topic.
> > An naturally the helpers in such a program need to know the
> > "near-deadline/bigEvent-work-weeks" to prepare/organise helping. Ideas
> > of how we can get this information is very welcome.
> > Thanks
> > Sebastian
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