OpenJDK Bug Tracking Project

Mark Wielaard mark at
Sun Mar 6 06:26:00 PST 2011

On Sun, March 6, 2011 11:56, Steve Poole wrote:
> On 04/03/11 18:41, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>>> 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?

Simply because openjdk is a free software project and community.
As Andrew pointed out, the openjdk bug tracking FAQ explicitly
states proprietary solutions like Jira are out of scope:
"The other primary reason: we want to fully embrace the Open
Source paradigm"

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

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