Code Review Policies

Mark Fortner phidias51 at
Thu Nov 7 15:53:55 PST 2013

Did you guys ever take a look at Crucible (part of the Atlassian suite)?
 It makes diff's easier to read, and lets you provide feedback in the
context of the code.



On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Richard Bair <richard.bair at>wrote:

> Awesome! Thanks guys. I hope everybody else sees what I see here -- a
> constant continually effort to improve OpenJFX and make it a real Open
> Source project in every sense of the word. Major thanks to Steve for
> pushing on this so hard.
> Richard
> On Nov 7, 2013, at 6:36 AM, Stephen F Northover <
> steve.x.northover at> wrote:
> > Hello Committers,
> >
> > Let me summarize how to initiate a code review, since this changed
> recently.
> >
> > All information about how a bug was fixed needs to be in the JIRA. This
> means that all patches, webrevs, discussions and who is doing the review
> needs to be captured there.  The email to openjfx-dev is intended to inform
> the community that a review is happening so others can join in, but it
> doesn't need to contain detailed information about the fix.  People can get
> all that from the JIRA.
> >
> > This about it this way:  What we are trying to avoid is having any
> interesting information about the fix appear only in the mailing list.  The
> bottom line is that the comment section of JIRA should contains the
> contents of the email that previously you would have sent to the list.  If
> you want the information to be in two places, that is fine, but it must be
> in the JIRA.  However, the discussion and any subsequent action is in the
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Steve and Daniel
> >

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