Our First Contribution to Android


Our first contribution to the Android platform got just merged and deployed to production. Yes, we actually contributed to the Gerrit code review tool.

Our patch makes it possible to browse all changes, not just the open ones. Why is this important?

Every project's history is a very important asset. It documents decisions, like "why was this change merged" or more importantly "why was this change rejected". It also provides an access to historical discussions.

This makes the development process easier to follow, and more open to contributors.

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