OpenJDK Bug Tracking Project

Steve Poole spoole at
Sun Mar 6 02:56:57 PST 2011

On 04/03/11 18:41, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> 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.

Why does that make them out of scope?

> But I agree that Bugzilla is pretty nice and powerful.
> Cheers,
> Mark

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