JDK-8025128 and How to comment/proceed on issue I have reported ?
Max Rydahl Andersen
manderse at redhat.com
Wed Oct 9 11:00:19 UTC 2013
On Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 11:24:53PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>On 10/3/13 4:37 PM, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
>> or find the right mailing list to ask on - seems
>> rather "closed" to me :)
>Not really - that's an choice you'll find the need to make in many
>large & successful open source communities, like the Linux kernel:
You are mixing up concerns here.
I'm talking about the workflow for users opening bugs, you are talking
about those actually contributing/committing daily/regularly.
When I open a bug against linux kernel I'm not sent to one bug system,
which then creates a new bug for me in a second system without letting
me know how to get there + making it impossible to comment on that.
>With more then 300 new mails going out onto OpenJDK lists every day,
>having one mailing list for everything would be rather impractical for
>many OpenJDK developers - and the needs of many outweigh the needs of
>the few (at least in this case ;).
I'm not asking for one mailing list for all. I'm suggesting you don't
cut of users that is so kind to take time to open a bug to help improve
the project and product.
I suggested that to be the issues reported via the website is possible to comment/follow
without having to go through the ordeal that is required now.
>In the particular case of this bug, you can see that the Component field
>is 'core-libs' and that's a pretty good hint that the changes would be
>discussed on the core-libs-dev mailing list:
None of the mails, jiras etc. explains this - only found out by asking around
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