contest runs from September 1 to October 7, 2013 (Note that the end date
has been extended by 1 week beyond September). Bugzilla timestamps will be
used to determine whether a bug was reported in this timeframe.
contest is open to everyone in the eclipse community, but you must have a
valid eclipse.org bugzilla login to
must be reported to the BPMN2
Modeler project bugzilla at eclipse.org
bugs will not be counted. The judges will decide whether a bug is a
duplicate of one previously reported, so search the bugzilla log before you
report a new bug.
are awarded according to the bug severity as follows:
trivial = 1 point
minor = 2 points
normal = 3 points
major = 4 points
critical = 5 points
blocker = 6 points
will determine the severity of a bug. Enhancement requests are not counted,
but are still appreciated
reports that include a patch which
does not cause a regression will count double! No penalties are
incurred if the patch is found to cause a regression, but it will only be
counted according to its severity as if the patch were not included.
will be fixed by the project development team at their discretion and
nightly builds will be made available for Juno and Kepler platforms. The
Git commit log will contain the bug numbers that were addressed by the
nightly build and the participant that reported the bug is responsible for
installing the update, verifying that the issue has been resolved, and
closing the bug report. One point will be deducted from the participant's
final score for each bug that was not tested and verified.
a bug is fixed in the current nightly build and a report is filed against a
previous build, it will be flagged as "Not a bug" and no points
will be awarded for the report.
case of a tie, the bugzilla timestamp will be used to determine a winner:
the earliest bug report wins the tie.
will be tallied at the end of the contest and a winner will be announced on
this website on Friday October 14, 2013.
winner will be contacted by email and at that time must provide a valid
mailing address - the prize will be shipped directly from Amazon.com to
legal reasons, only participants residing in the following countries are
eligible to receive the prize: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada
(excluding Quebec), France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland,
Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand,
Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United
Kingdom, and the United States.
judges’ decisions are final.
Thanks for participating, and good luck to all!