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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for November 04, 2008 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for November 04, 2008 Conference Call

Call Info

Tollfree in the US: 877-421-0030
Alternate: 770-615-1247
Access code: 269746#
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

Announcements and General Business

  • Dali release review -- will there be a call? Wed., 11/12 11 Eastern.

    No. No requests 24 hours before scheduled call. The "pass" note came shortly after PMC meeting.

Reports, Actions, Issues

Planning: David Williams

  • 3.0.3 to be released this Friday.

    Please keep up with PMC Approvals

long term items to track

  • XUL Runner IP nearing completion


Quality: Neil Hauge

See previous notes for statistics.

It is be important for us to do by 'sub-project' to compare within our own WTP projects, as well as to other top level ones

Neil investigating "close old bugs" policy.
Neil has estimated approximately 800 bugs (of 2000 untargeted bugs) could be considered "old bugs". He'll prepare a table and note to send to project with encouragement to PLs to handle ... something like either triage individually and assign a target, or mark with 'helpwanted' or mark in mass with a kind comment to re-open if still an issue (with reason for the mass update, etc.).


WTP User Experience Lead: Kaloyan Raev


Architecture: Tim deBoer

  • API Tools. Tim to investigate and make recommendations to teams.


Education: Naci Dai

Please review: Resource Page Proposal

Naci was approached (and countered) with some proposed articles for Eclipse (online) magazine [need link. only one I found last published in 2007?] Naci will invite authors for a series of articles for "WTP Uncovered":

  1. web developer tools (xml, xsl, html, css)
  2. web applications with Java (jsf, jsp, server)
  3. enterprise application (jpa/ejb)
  4. soa, webservices
  5. adopters/extending (maybe)

Naci updated us today: Publisher would like all articles in one issue (for an issued focused on WTP). Online version would be in English. Print version would be translated to German. They'd like one overview article less than 20,000 words, and 4 shorter, but more focused article on specific areas, each less than 10,000 words

Naci will have some Eductation site/materials ready next week.

New Bugzilla component created: "Education".

We will publish education materials under Creative Commons -- Attribution Share Alike but still EPL for sample code, examples and snippets.


Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan

Raghu noted we should remind PLs to update plans every milestone.

Planning Process Document has been started.

Eclipse-level dates and requirements have been clarified in a Planning Council message (and elsewhere).


General business?

bugs to watch

Other projects to watch:

PMC Calendar

Back to meeting list.

Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.

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