Update on bug system for OpenJDK (web-discuss)

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue May 31 13:23:21 UTC 2011

On 05/31/2011 02:06 PM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 5/31/11 10:54 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> We really want a way of crowdsourcing all
>> of the bug-processing, and this is an important part of it.
> Why?

I think the reason was explicit in the sentence you deleted:

> But that doesn't scale.

So, it's for the same reason that we want to crowdsource the software

Linus' Law states that "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow."
If you funnel all bug reports through an internal closed group, you
will have a scaling problem, and there will be a bottleneck between
bug reporters and bug fixers.


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