The b3 aggregator is very much live and kicking - it is used to assemble
the Eclipse Simultaneous Release (Helios and now Indigo).
The b3 build language is designed and implemented and has been used in a
project to publish p2 repositories programatically. This project may
find its way into open source as it is both a very useful tool and
showcases some of unique traits of the b3 language.
This Cloudsmith blog post http://blog.cloudsmith.com/?p=111 pretty much
sums up what Cloudsmith is doing with respect to Eclipse in particular.
There are other posts as well if you are interested what is keeping us
Meanwhile - the Buckminster project is production quality and continues
to be very much alive and kicking.
On 3/24/11 8:27 PM, Michael Pellaton wrote:
> I am a bit confused about the status of the b3 project.
> At EclipseCon 2010 and Eclipse Summit Europe 2010 the new build
> replacing Buckminster and eventually the (in)famous pde build,
> was one of the omnipotent topics.
> However I observed that the activity on the project became very
> low and at EclipseCon 2011 Tycho was the only build present at all.
> So, I wonder what's cooking at b3?