Platform Search 3.6 Plan

Platform Search 3.6 Plan

Last revised $Date: 2010/01/12 11:10:37 $

This plan is under continuous refinement. Please send comments about this plan to the platform-search-dev@eclipse.org developer mailing list.

Overall Goals

This section lists the goals for Eclipse 3.6 for the Platform Search component as listed on the Eclipse Project 3.6 Draft Plan.

[1] Scaling Up. Monitor overall performance and memory consumption which includes the addition of new performance tests for new features.

[2] Design for Extensibility. Provide APIs for clients where needed.

[3] Ease of Use. Make sure we run on the e4 compatibility layer.

[4] Platform Support. Make sure we run Windows 7.


Work Items

This section lists the possible work items for Eclipse 3.6 for the Platform Search component with the [corresponding theme]. Some of those items have a higher priority than others.

  • Windows 7 Support [4]

    • test pass on Windows 7 Dani: 1w
    • fix bugs that arise during test pass Dani: 1w
  • Adopt New Platform Features [3]

    • make sure that we run on the e4 compatibility layer 1w
      • test our bundles against it
      • help to investigate and fix bugs in the compatibility layer
  • Miscellaneous

    • BiDi: fix incorrect search result rendering (bug 222889, depends on SWT bug 229010) 2d
    • review external contribution for text search outside workspace (bug 192767) 1w
  • General Items

    • 3.5.x maintenance work 1d


Cross Team Issues

This section contains cross team issues that have to be clarified. The concrete outcome affects the plan items listed above.

  • Equinox
    • bug 229010 needs to be fixed in order to fix wrong search result rendering for BiDi languages
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