When the JDK was released under the GPLv2 license in May 2007, the need for a detailed document for contributors was anticipated. Translating rather sophisticated institutional knowledge into a format suitable for non-Oracle employees is always a challenge. This document attempts to address the needs of developers who wish to participate in the future of the JDK.
Comments may be sent to guide-discuss (at) openjdk.java.net.
|0.02||2012-11-06||Quick pass to remove the obviously incorrect, validate HTML|
|0.01||2008-02-14||Initial revision containing the "Repositories", "Change Planning and Guidelines: Fixing a Bug", and "Producing a Changeset" sections.|