Update on bug system for OpenJDK (web-discuss)

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed Jun 1 16:28:33 UTC 2011

On 06/01/2011 05:03 PM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 6/1/11 4:43 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 06/01/2011 03:28 PM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>>> On 5/31/11 3:23 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>>> If you funnel all bug reports through an internal closed group, you
>>>> will have a scaling problem, and there will be a bottleneck between
>>>> bug reporters and bug fixers.
>>> Thanks for the good explanation. My next question would be wherefrom 
>>> to source such a crowd that scales?
>> The set of OpenJDK contributors would be a start.
> That's a good idea, but the thread so far wasn't very conclusive on 
> contributors embracing such a task, unless I have misread it.
> Note that I'm not saying it's not worth doing, but I'd like to read 
> something more than 'build it and they'll come' to understand why a 
> crowd sourced from contributors would scale at that task. 

Surely it's better than only the Oracle team.  How could it be worse?


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