Is it possible to contribute and improve openjdk.java.net site?
Magnus Ihse Bursie
magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Aug 21 08:15:46 UTC 2018
On 2018-07-18 16:26, Mario Torre wrote:
> And I would add and then quickly duck and cover that the other
> projects you mentioned need fancy websites to attract developers, we
> have the java code for that instead ;)
(Sorry for necroposting; I've been on vacation)
Even if Java has more developers than Perl, that's no reason to have a
worse web page. I fully agree that the openjdk home page is bad. It
still confuses *me*, and I've been using it regularly for years. I can't
even begin to imagine what it must look like to people seeing it the
Since there is no formalized process for fixing the web page, Sergey,
why don't you and your web designer friend create a mockup or
demonstration of an alternative design? Then we'll have a concrete
example to reason about.
> Cheers (and hiding),
> On Wed 18. Jul 2018 at 16:09, Martijn Verburg
> <martijnverburg at gmail.com <mailto:martijnverburg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi Sergey,
> The OpenJDK website is currently run by Oracle and OpenJDK
> contributors outside of Oracle aren't able to access the source /
> provide updates. I suspect at some stage this will be opened up
> but I'm not sure of any concrete plans or timeframes.
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2018 at 20:02, Sergey Ponomarev <stokito at gmail.com
> <mailto:stokito at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Theopenjdk.java.net <http://openjdk.java.net/>website is
> always confusing me: it uses some very small fonts, it's not
> so easy to navigate, it's hard to understood where to click
> and so on.
> Just for a comparison take a look on Java's competitors:
> https://www.mono-project.com <https://www.mono-project.com/>
> https://www.scala-lang.org <https://www.scala-lang.org/>
> end even Perl website looks betterhttps://www.perl.org
> I can hire a mate frontend developer who can fix the design
> issues. Off course I can contribute too.
> So, is it possible somehow to contribute to the website?
> Also the website doesn't use HTTPS, only few subdomains
> likeid.opendjk.net <http://id.opendjk.net/>,wiki.openjdk.net
> Even hg.opendjk.net <http://hg.opendjk.net/>doesn't support HTTPS.
> Today HTTPS is fast and in the same time it's required
> forsecurity reasons
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BNIkw4Ao9w>and search
> Sergey Ponomarev <https://linkedin.com/in/stokito>, skype:stokito
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