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|John Duimovich||Wayne Beaton|
Discussed our individual and collective prioritized lists for the EclipseCon long talks. Our resulting list is as follows (our candidate selections are above the line):
|3721||Dynamic Languages Toolkit||Everyone was positive about this talk, even though the project is very new to Eclipse. Some concern about the speakers' abilities.|
|3855||Task-focused programming with Mylar||Everyone was positive about this talk.|
|3758||EOS - Eclipse on Swing||Interesting technology, sure to generate audience interest and discussion. Some concern that it wasn't an Eclipse project, but nothing in the rules said that it has to be.|
|3699||Unifying Eclipse Collaboration with Corona||Interesting project with working code, interesting ideas.|
|3690||Prototyping, Automating, Exploring - Interactively Scripting Eclipse||Scripting continues to be a hot topic among users and thus among EclipseCon attendees. Must make sure that this is not an introductory talk because EclipseCon attendees prefer fast-paced cutting-edge material - they already know the basics.|
|3777||Parallel Tools Platform: Now and Future||Good project, solving hard problems, and very relevant - everyone is going to be coding with 128-way desktops in just a few years.|
|3833||RAP||Interesting technology, but not sure that it would be quite the audience draw that the talks above the line would be.|
|3744||CompositeTable - Visual tabular data for SWT UIs||Again, interesting technology, but we were not able to convince ourselves that one widget is worth an hour of talking. Or that it would attract much an audience to that hour.|
|3778||Eclipse Open Healthcare Framework Embracing the Server Side||OHF is solving hard problems around data security and inter-operability, but we felt that a talk about a framework about health care just wasn't going to attract a large audience.|
|3852||Build & Release Management using Buckminster||Similarly, build and configuration management is an essential technology - nobody can do modern software development without it - but we couldn't imagine a significantly-sized audience wanting to hear about it for an hour.|
|3769||The Eclipse Communication Framework: Let's Talk||ECF is interesting but again it's a plumbing framework and unlikely to attract the kind of attendee/audience that the six top choices will. We also considered that ECF does not have compelling new features for this year that would attract an audience.|
|...others...||We read and scanned the remaining papers and will do so again this next week.|
ACTION ITEM: [All] Re-read the other long talk proposals to see if there are any that should bump one of these.
Current project mentors:
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