WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for January 22, 2008 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for January 22, 2008 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 (no-show)
  • Raghunathan Srinivasan: Y
  • Neil Hauge: Y
  • Tim deBoer: N (regrets)

Invited Guests

  • Bob Goodman (ATF): Y

Reports, Actions, Issues

Planning: David Williams

  • ...

Community Relations: David Williams

  • EclipseCon 2008
    • Our slots are all full, I've given preferred order/schedule, one still on wait list (AJAX in Jazz) though unlikely to have another opening
    • Tutorials accepted 9, declined 1, 0 on wait list
    • Long talks: accepted 6, declined 5, 1 on wait list
    • Short talks: accepted 10, delinced 0, 0 on wait list

Quality: Neil Hauge


Architecture: Tim deBoer

Proposed WTP API Policy

  • Discuss Architecture Group's Proposed WTP API Policy
    We've previously 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.
    Q: What's next? Ans: Tim asking for Arch. Team email review and approval.


Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan


Education: Naci Dai

  • WTP Education Lead
    Previous Notes:
    • Phase 1, orgainize what we have, done by end January.
    • Phase 2, self guided new materials. some available by EclipseCon.
    • phase 3, shutdown .. scenerios

ATF Status

  • Closing out CQ's
  • Giuliano Mega, nexB, is working on debug and eval support
  • JUnit's too, but, tests are hard to do in JUnit, since XULRunner debugger assume's its always running on a UI thread it owns.
  • RAP, generates client for you, from Java. So, RAP user-developers work with Java (not Javascript).
  • Continuation Review tentatively scheduled for 13th (ok with Bob)

Other business?

  • Raghu and his incubator
  • Tentatively plan f2f Sunday before EclipseCon

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
         M5 - February 8, 2008              February 22, 2008

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