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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Board report due
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 03:09:26 GMT
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org> wrote:
> Who's fixing bugs though?

As I read, Xiaoming Gu and Chunrong Lai have fixed some bugs in past
month. Are you fixing? ;)

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

Yes, it is seen not growing. Everybody can help. I don't see it is
specifically a concern of DRLVM development. Harmony is a community of
a whole.

Thanks,
xiaofeng

> -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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