OpenJDK Bug Tracking Project

Mark Wielaard mark at
Fri Mar 4 10:41:06 PST 2011

Hi Steve,

On Fri, March 4, 2011 16:41, Steve Poole wrote:
> On 03/03/11 22:03, Roger Lewis wrote:
>> As it says in the draft, we would like to have requirements raised and
>> discussed. Also, while it may be tempting to discuss the benefits of
>> particular bug tracking systems, we would like to limit the discussion
>> to the requirements. Suggesting a system to be considered  is fine,
>> but that is not the intent at this time.
> Now while I understand the need to gather requirements I see little
> benefit in doing that in isolation.  Let's be clear - there are not that
> many good candidates to choose from.   Personally I'd rather we
> identified a few candidates and discussed their relative merits.

Yeah, I agree it is easier to discuss these things against a few
concrete candidates.

> My candidates
> Bugzilla
> Jira
> Rational Team Concert

That last two are non-free proprietary products so out of scope.
But I agree that Bugzilla is pretty nice and powerful.



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