OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21

Henri Gomez henri.gomez at
Thu Apr 28 10:05:53 UTC 2011

> You're assuming I'm trying to convince.  As both Simon and Mark point
> out, we've already tried that with the governance board and bylaws,
> and seen no result.  We also been working on this project for four
> years and we still have to put up with stuff like this.  I did spend
> time thinking about how to put this (believe it or not), but nothing
> but being rather blunt and direct seemed appropriate to express my
> disgust at these actions.
> I'm tired of being diplomatic and having to chase around after every
> little decision.  I'd just like to be able to hack code in a friendly
> community and make OpenJDK great.  At present, this project couldn't
> be further from that.  If you wonder why there aren't many independent
> contributors to OpenJDK, then this is it.  I wouldn't be contributing
> to it if I wasn't being paid to do so.
> --
> Andrew :-)

Concretely what could be done to make OpenJDK more community/open aware ?

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