New candidate JEP: 369: Migrate to GitHub

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at
Fri Nov 15 16:21:48 UTC 2019

As Mario wrote, this JEP is about moving to Github. The move to git is a
different JEP (357) and meets broad consensus, I think. Moving to github is
a much larger decision. Quite a few large projects use git, but not github.
For example, the Linux kernel.


On Fri 15. Nov 2019 at 17:11, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at>

> On Fri, 15 Nov 2019 at 15:35, Mario Torre <neugens at> wrote:
> > And to be honest, if you (or anyone) really wanted to contribute you
> > would have done so, so "absence of contribution" because of a certain
> > tool isn't present isn't much of an argument, I say that without
> > malice and without any arrogance, of course.
> An absolutely key reason for not contributing for me is that OpenJDK
> is on hg. I won't contribute code while it remains on hg, as my
> experience of OpenJDK on hg from JSR-310 was truly dire.
> Stephen

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