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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for December 18, 2007 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for December 18, 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


PMC Members

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

Invited Guests

  • Bob Goodman (ATF): N

Reports, Actions, Issues

Planning: David Williams

  • Potential Proposal for new Incubator Project: Facelets? (rescheduled for 12/18 meeting)
    All agreed it was ready to propose.

Community Relations: David Williams

  • EclipseCon 2008
    • Initial accept/reject/waitlist notes to go out today.
    • Potentially more openings, to be decided next week
    • Tutorials accepted 9, declined 1, 0 on wait list
    • Long talks: accepted 5, declined 5, 2 on wait list
    • Short talks: accepted 6, delinced 0, 4 on wait list
    Discussed the one new slot gained.

Quality: Neil Hauge


Architecture: Tim deBoer

Proposed WTP API Policy

  • Discuss Architecture Group's Proposed WTP API Policy
    Discussed the desire to discourage new Provisional APIs, and the desire to have PMC reveiw of those components that want to have new provisional API.


Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan


Education: Naci Dai

ATF Status

  • ...

Other business?

  • Today (18th) is last meeting of this year. Start again 1/8/2008.

Action Items

To Do

  1. David: Will call for Project Lead vote on WTP Policy on Package Visibility
  2. David: update 3.0 milestone plans with focus items.
  3. Raghu: create a wiki page: a checklist for how to lower the barrier to participation for all projects
  4. David: create wiki page for 3rd-party requirements
  5. David: update our "planning" documents with dates for both Ganymede and Winter maintenance.
  6. David: post instructions and reminders for our "community resources" and presentations page, especially, even, for eclipseCon 2007, and Eclipse Summit


  1. Bob, all: WTP Refactor followup: Need to update website. Project Leads will need to take ownership of their own pages. See bug 201331
  2. David: Reorg CVS. See CVS Restructuring Proposal

PMC Calendar

  • WTP 3.0 - June 30, 2008
                    0 Milestones                    +2 Milestones
         M4 - December 14, 2007             January 7, 2008
         M5 - February 8, 2008              February 22, 2008

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