Call for Discussion: New Project: Developer's Guide -- suggestion to separate information having different life cycles

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Sat Mar 14 17:02:48 UTC 2020

Hi Jesper,

On 3/13/2020 7:42 PM, Jesper Wilhelmsson wrote:
>> On 14 Mar 2020, at 02:34, Joe Darcy <joe.darcy at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Having penned a complementary "OpenJDK Developers' Guide" back in 2010 [1], I wanted to offer a suggestion on structuring the new guide: separate information of different life cycles into different documents. For example, put any release-specific information into release-specific documents and put stable, mostly time-invariant information into the main developer's guide.
> If you don't mind I think it would make sense to copy parts of that guide into the new developer's guide. Unless it's a document that you intend to keep around and maintain.

The text in the document is free to use for copying or inspiration :-)


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