What is the process ?

Ali Ebrahimi ali.ebrahimi1781 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 19:32:03 UTC 2016

Hi Kevin,
I signed Oracle Contributor Agreement form since April and I'm still
waiting to feedback!

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 7:27 PM, Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
> wrote:

> Hi Rony,
> See the "How to contribute" page [1] on the OpenJDK site. The first step
> is to sign the Oracle Contribute Agreement (OCA) [2]. All code that you
> contribute must be your own work and free of IP encumbrances. It becomes
> joint property of Oracle, with you retaining your copyright. Code that is
> eventually checked into the OpenJFX project is done so under the GPL v2
> license with the "Classpath" exception [3]. Oracle may also choose to
> license it under other terms (e.g., when producing the Oracle JDK).
> To contribute a bug fix, you would indicate your interest in contributing
> a patch to a bug, and then work with a Committer in the Project to sponsor
> your fix.
> The process for getting an enhancement in is a bit more involved, and
> requires additional approval since we want to carefully control the API.
> You can start by filing an RFE at bugs.java.com [4]. You should also
> become familiar with the Java Enhancement Proposal (JEP) [5][6] process,
> since any significant new features require a JEP. We require comprehensive
> tests as part of any new feature. It is strongly recommended to discuss
> your idea on this list first to get some feedback as to whether it is a
> feature / API we would consider accepting before you go off and spend much
> time prototyping your ideas.
> Let me know if there are any questions on any of this.
> -- Kevin


Best Regards,
Ali Ebrahimi

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