Fwd: Reg : How to contribute

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Wed Jul 15 14:41:42 UTC 2009

2009/7/15 Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>:
> Am 15.07.2009 16:26, Neal Gafter schrieb:
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 4:01 AM, Dalibor Topic <Dalibor.Topic at sun.com
>> <mailto:Dalibor.Topic at sun.com>> wrote:
>>    A good start is the OpenJDK developer guide - see
>>    http://openjdk.java.net/guide/ to learn how the project works.
>> That set of pages is mostly filled with promises of the form "This section
>> will contain...".  For example
>> <http://openjdk.java.net/guide/processWorkflow.html>:
>>  Process Workflow
>> version 0.01
>> This is the main navigation for the document and the primary entry point.
>> It is intended to be a quick start and overview which will have a
>> hyperlinked diagram indicating sample work flows for common operations such
>> as submitting a bug fix and adding a new API.
>> At one time these sections also contained a schedule for when they would
>> be completed, but those dates have long since passed and the schedule has
>> been removed.  It appears that supporting external contributors was never
>> very high-priority.
>> -Neal
> I think, it would be good idea to make the webrev tool available for
> external contributors too. It's the perfect tool for discussion on
> changesets.
> Additionally IMHO support for working with NetBeans is not as it could be.
> -Ulf

Err... webrev is available, several external contributors such as
myself have already posted patches using it.

Andrew :-)

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