RFD: Draft guidelines for working on jdk8u

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at sap.com
Fri Feb 8 14:17:43 UTC 2019


> Subject: Re: RFD: Draft guidelines for working on jdk8u
> On 2/8/19 2:08 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> > So, maintainers have to ack. Maintainers can defer to actual
> > reviewers to judge if code is sound, if needed. Therefore, for
> > simple/clean patches, (single) maintainer ack should be enough. I
> > think that's the way it worked before, and I don't see why we should
> > change that.
> OK,as long as there really is a good reason and it's not just
> inherited baggage.

I'm completely with Aleksey in this discussion.

The maintainers duty should be shared on multiple shoulders probably and maintainers should have a common understanding about the criteria that apply to the approval decision.

Best regards

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