CFV: New JDK Reviewer: Dmitrij Pochepko

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Jul 31 18:16:30 UTC 2019

On 7/30/19 2:44 PM, Dmitry Samersoff wrote:
> Thank you for sharing your view, we appreciate your candid feedback.
> Needless to say, that we greatly appreciate the value that you
> constantly bring to OpenJDK.
> However, our perception of the situation is different. We believe that
> you might have missed some facts, for example that, Dmitrij did his best
> to address your concerns promptly and the 5 RFRs from Dmitrij are
> waiting for review.

Yes, they are, because they are difficult to review, and the expected
payoff makes that time hard to justify.

I have to be very clear about this: my first priority is to protect
OpenJDK from breakage, and if I have any doubts -- even small ones --
I have to block a change.

> I hope that all the issues can be resolved if we just speak to each
> other. We would like to have an opportunity to clarify your remaining
> concerns and work out a solution plan to address it.
> Therefore, as the first step to
> "work together to reach a mutually-agreeable resolution" could we sync
> with you, Andrew Haley and Dmitrij on CW32 by zoom call?

Certainly. I'm always happy to talk.

Andrew Haley  (he/him)
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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