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From "Nathan Beyer" <ndbe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [general] Board report due
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 02:25:40 GMT
Who's fixing bugs though?

The community is working, but it's not growing. Just look at the mail
traffic trend - http://harmony.markmail.org/.

-Nathan

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 7:46 PM, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> This depends on people's expectation. If we consider the lines of
> code, I saw DRLVM had a large number of check-ins in the past month.
> Also the discussions on startup time, hashcode opt, global
> propagation, etc., incurred interesting comments/insights, which
> turned into some good improvements in DRLVM.
>
> One thing we should take into consideration is, JVM is entering a
> stable period in its development. It is not like the period of
> functionality development, since there is no major missing
> functionality in DRLVM now. The new developments are more for
> improvements. For example, when Wenlong saw the startup time had a
> problem, he initiated the discussions, and got feedbacks, then worked
> in it and came up with a patch. I reviewed the code, and think it's a
> good patch accomplishing its goal. This is a pretty good example of
> community-development.
>
> Of course, more discussions are welcome. Well I personally have no
> real concern about the development. But I agree with you that, a
> couple of committers are not active recently...
>
> Thanks,
> xiaofeng
>
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 5:51 AM, Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should we mention the derth of DRLVM development. From a community
>> perspective I am a little concerned about it.
>> -Nathan
>>
>> On 12/10/08, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Our regular update to the Apache Board is now due.
>>>
>>> I have a draft in the Wiki here
>>>    http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Board200812
>>>
>>> Please take a look and amend as you see fit, especially PMC members as
>>> it is a PMC report although we always welcome all comments from the
>>> community.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Sent from my mobile device
>>
>
>
>
> --
> http://xiao-feng.blogspot.com
>

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