Are JBS' policies flexible enough to welcome the JavaFX community?
daniel.latremoliere at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 11:39:54 UTC 2015
Allowing external people to subscribe to an issue (put an e-mail address
and receive automatically all changes/comments on this issue) would not
create any junk in JBS, but would already be useful for users to detect
some changes of OpenJDK in impacting bugs (then download a weekly build
and test). A followed bug would be less fire-and-forget, even if this is
not solving problems for features (mailing-list?).
> To be honest, the current JBS policies are not a great fit with
> OpenJDK either, for the same reasons you describe. I would love to be
> able to grant real open access to bugs.openjdk.java.net. But you have
> to sympathize with Oracle, who don't have an army of people to sort
> out all the junk that would accumulate. So, for that to happen we'd
> need to find a way for the community to solve that problem.
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