Update on bug system for OpenJDK (web-discuss)

Geir Magnusson Jr. geir at pobox.com
Wed Jun 1 18:40:43 UTC 2011

On Jun 1, 2011, at 12:28 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:

> 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?

Aren't the contributors "the team" anyway?


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