I found what may be an answer to Scott's question. Dalibor Topic wrote
the following blog about how to get notifications up updates to JDK bugs
Hope this helps.
Scott Palmer wrote:
Is there a way that people that are not project authors can get
notifications of updates? I can’t click to add myself to the watch
list or vote without a login, and it seems to be near impossible to
get a login.
The "Account Help” link on the login page is broken and everything
I’ve found in the wiki indicates I need to be a project author to get