Proposed revised format for JDK commit messages

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Sep 19 08:30:15 UTC 2018

On 19/09/2018 08:20, Per Liden wrote:
> It would feel natural to have all *-by lines follow the same syntax. 
> The Reviewed-by line sticks out in this regard. Is there a reason why 
> we don't just do:
> Reviewed-by: Some Name < at>
> Reviewed-by: Some Other Name < at>
> ... and so on?
I assume the names specified to the Reviewed-by line(s) will need to be 
checked against the set of members of the project and their roles. I 
don't know the details of the validation that is done today but it might 
be less reliable to try to map anything other than their OpenJDK user name.


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