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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for January 29, 2008 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for January 29, 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: Y
  • Raghunathan Srinivasan: Y
  • Neil Hauge: Y
  • Tim deBoer: N (regrets)

Invited Guests

  • Bob Goodman (ATF): Y

Reports, Actions, Issues

Planning: David Williams

  • make sure projects understand "must do" items and have some means of compliance checking.
  • monitor and coordinate cross-project mailing list
  • monitor and coordinate cross-project bugzilla component
  • monitor dependencies and decide/recommend when to move to new versions.

Community Relations: David Williams

  • Real time review: WTP Community Releations Lead
  • EclipseCon 2008
    • The one on wait list (AJAX in Jazz) was accepted due to cancellations (in other areas).
    • Tutorials accepted 9, declined 1, 0 on wait list
    • Long talks: accepted 7, declined 5, 0 on wait list
    • Short talks: accepted 10, delinced 0, 0 on wait list
    Agreed to not call out "Community Relations" as seperate from PMC Lead.

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 working with Arch. Team to revise in a way acceptable to all.


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

  • Continuation Review scheduled for 2/13, 11:00AM EDT

Other business?

  • Our incubation project

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: 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
  3. David: update our "planning" documents with dates for both Ganymede and Winter maintenance.

PMC Calendar

  • Tentatively plan f2f Sunday before EclipseCon

Back to meeting list.

Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.

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