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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for October 30, 2007 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for October 30, 2007 Conference Call

Call Info

Tollfree in the US: 877-421-0030
Alternate: 770-615-1247
Access code: 800388#
Full list of phone numbers

Call Time: 1500 UTC

upcoming DST changes

  • United States and Canada: 4 Nov 2007 DST ends: 02:00 to 01:00
  • Turkey: 28 Oct 2007 DST ends: 04:00 to 03:00


PMC Members

  • David Williams: Y
  • Naci Dai: Y
  • Raghunathan Srinivasan: Y
  • Neil Hauge: Y
  • Tim deBoer: Y

Invited Guests

  • Bob Goodman (ATF): Y

EclipseCon 2008

  • Soliciting proposals.

Reports and Actions from our PMC Roles

Architecture: Tim deBoer


Tim presented the "role" document. No comments.

Architecture Council:

  • Issues/efforts on "consolidation" of overlap between projects.
  • Will use 'committers list' to discuss issues. And will set up a white board wiki.
  • Ideas on new award types:
  • hack-a-thon at EclipseCon

API Definition and Evolution

  • grandfather
  • put limits on usage of non-API
  • may be some new tools to assist


non-api usage between WTP components

Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan

Education: Naci Dai

Planning: David Williams

  • Should we re-spin the all-in-ones for 2.0.1. See bug 203325
  • Incubator Project has now been provisioned. -- will move status reports to a section of weekly status meeting, unless there are ever "management" issue to discuss.
  • Any Ganymede Planning issues? I'll be representing us at Planning Council next week.

Community Relations: David Williams

Quality: Neil Hauge

ATF Status

  • Beginning planning meetings to help drive contributions/committers
  • Met with one adopter ... can maybe help with creating APIs.

Other business?

  • Jolt Awards? Important?
  • Skip next Tuesday's meeting? (I'll be at Planning Council meeting).
  • Get together at EclipseWorld? (I'll be leaving Wednesday evening).

    Wednesday morning

  • new (incubator) contributions: SAP: not ready yet for web conference, but maybe in a couple of months. Sopera: will forward email.

Action Items

  • David: Will call for Project Lead vote on WTP Policy on Package Visibility
  • David: update 3.0 milestone plans with focus items.
  • Raghu: create a wiki page: a checklist for how to lower the barrier to participation for all projects
  • David: create wiki page for 3rd-party requirements
  • WTP Refactor followup: Need to update website. Project Leads will need to take ownership of their own pages. See bug 201331

Closed Action Items

  • David: Reorg CVS. See CVS Restructuring Proposal
    In progress, but moving to "closed" since no further "management" attention required.

PMC Calendar

  • EclipseWorld 2007, NOV. 6-8, RESTON, VA.
    WTP Presentations (See the complete program for closely related presentations):
    • David Williams: How to Create Web Applications With Eclipse (Wednesday, Nov. 7, 9:15 am - 10:30 am)
    • Naci Dai: Developing SOA-Ready Java Web Applications, Part 1 (Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:00 am - 11:15 am)
      Developing SOA-Ready Java Web Applications, Part 2 (Thursday, Nov. 8, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm)
    • Raghu Srinivasan: Building Great JavaServer Faces Applications With Eclipse Tools (Thursday, Nov. 8, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm)
    • Neil Hauge: Using the Java Persistence Applications With Eclipse JPA and Dali (Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm)
  • OS Summit Asia - November 26-30
  • WTP 3.0 - June 30, 2008
                    0 Milestones                    +2 Milestones
         M1 - August 10, 2007               August 24, 2007
         M2 - September 21, 2007            October 5, 2007
         M3 - November 2, 2007              November 16, 2007
         M4 - December 14, 2007             January 8, 2008
         M5 - February 8, 2008              February 22, 2008

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Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.

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