Update on bug system for OpenJDK (web-discuss)

Weijun Wang weijun.wang at oracle.com
Wed May 25 10:31:57 UTC 2011

>> The current discussion seems to be very much one-sided in favour of
>> JIRA.  Here are a number of points that aren't covered and may balance
>> things up:
>> * The language of Bugzilla (Perl) is denoted as a negative, while the
>> language of JIRA (Java) is denoted as a positive.  What is the basis
>> for this?  Also, how is the language relevant for JIRA when the
>> application is proprietary and thus can't be modified anyway?
> In the context of choosing a system for OpenJDK, my assumption is that we as a group have more expertise in Java than in Perl. Even though the language should not matter, it would be definitely easier for us in OpenJDK to contribute extensions, plugins and modifications in Java for JIRA than in Perl for Bugzilla.

Hey, everyone knows Perl. As for Java, if it is only Java SE, that's OK 
for me. As soon as the EE word appears, be it JSP or EJB or anything, 
I'm totally an idiot.


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