WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for April 08, 2008 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for April 08, 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
  • Raghunathan Srinivasan: Y
  • Neil Hauge: Y
  • Tim deBoer: N
  • Kaloyan Raev Y


  • Congratulations and welcome to our newest PMC member: Kaloyan Raev

Reports, Actions, Issues

Architecture: Tim deBoer

  • Tim will draft and send inner-api policy soon.
  • Tim will find out specific "advise to give developers" to implement the WTP API policy (which tools/build reports to use).


Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan

  • All need to update final document, and list exceptions.
  • Strategic Advisory Council -- cancelled!?


Education: Naci Dai

  • Phase 1, orgainize what we have, done by end January.
  • Phase 2, self guided new materials. some available by EclipseCon.
  • phase 3, shutdown .. scenerios
Orgainizing "current" now, should be ready by EclipseCon.
Will be organized better for narrowing selection and sorting.
For now, the "database" will be one XML file, with various attributes/qualities to search and sort on.


Planning: David Williams

  • WTP M6 this week (Monday, 4/7)
  • De we need another 2.0.2 patch?

Quality: Neil Hauge

  • We will no longer have "focus items" in status meetings, as we end this release, but will restart after the June release.



General business?

  • EMFT Texo project proposal
  • Draft release plan for the next release by June?
  • JSF to lead the way on Exceptions to feature freeze. Need to emphasize, repeat process in Thursday's meeting
  • Potential resource issues?
    • Product plugin for EPP and welcome screen
    • Refactoring Doc features (and moving to appropriate sub-projects).
    • Refactoring SDK (source and JavaDoc) features/bundles (and moving to appropriate sub-projects)
    • Platform/OS coverage for testing and support? -- probably suffices to simply record coverage. Perhaps ask for community help.
    • Performance Tests -- Kayolan making some progress.
    • No obvious resouce solutions.
    • Needs some JSF features, at least for build

Action Items

To Do

  1. Raghu: create a wiki page: a checklist for how to lower the barrier to participation for all projects
  2. David: create wiki page for 3rd-party requirements
  3. Naci (changed from David): post instructions and reminders for our "community resources" and presentations page, especially, even, for eclipseCon 2007, and Eclipse Summit


  1. Bob Frasher, 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.
  4. David: Resolved WTP Policy on Package Visibility

PMC Calendar

  • EclipseCon

Back to meeting list.

Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.