Authors, Committers, and Reviewers for JDK10 and forward

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at
Wed Sep 27 16:05:12 UTC 2017

2017-09-27 11:22 GMT+02:00 dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at>:
> On 26.09.2017 17:43, Mario Torre wrote:
>> With the strict six month cadence I'm afraid this may not be the case
>> anymore for the ones of us contributing a smaller amount of patches
>> over the years (like I do, which is basically about fixing the
>> occasion bugs in the graphics or font stack, which I think are still
>> significant but happen at a much lower frequency than other
>> contributions).
> Since the JDK Project would be a single Project for all future releases,
> contributions to that Project would be cumulative. So we would avoid the
> administrative role/user union set operations that we need to perform today,
> whenever a new JDK Release Project is created.
> So, if things work as before (as they should, in my opinion), then even
> occasional bug fixing could lead to more responsible roles over time. I
> think that's fine - after all, if you happen to write perfect code every now
> and then, you shouldn't have to worry about losing your gradually gained
> reviewer/committer privileges over time due to the consequent lack of bug
> fixing opportunities. ;)

That makes sense. I still need to wrap my head around how the process
will work in practice, but at least I'm happy I won't have to look
harder for bugs in the jdk, they are getting rarer by the day! ;)

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