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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for May 12, 2009 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for May 12, 2009 Conference Call

Call Info

Tollfree in the US: 877-421-0030
Alternate: 770-615-1247
Access code: 173098#
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: R
  • Kaloyan Raev: Y

Announcements and General Business

  • Release key dates have been set.

    Need to start docuware soon

  • PMC Reviews
  • PAVE review scheduled, June 2.

    See eclipse.pave newsgroup

  • ATF Termination Review: Interesting Developments. There will be a call. We are scheduled for 5/20, 11 PM Eastern.

    Lots of good discussion. In particular on difference between 'Tools' and 'WTP'. We'll want to ask, get precise reasons, perhaps invite those interested to PMC meeting to discuss.

  • Ongoing: Logo and Icon contest announced on newsgroup and mailing list and opened bug 273272
  • 3.0.6 maintenance?

    Not much interest, but Raghu to report back 5/19.

    Conclusion: no interest. Patches only for post 3.0.5 fixes.

  • Our PMC-recommended "Provider name"?

    Previously was always "" for everyone. PC recommends a bit more specific. Possibilities include "Eclipse Web Tools Platform", or "Eclipse <sub project>". I recommend the former.

    NOTE: No need for any "mass changes" at this point. Only new plugins, or "main" feature for about box.

    Conclusion: "Eclipse Web Tools Platform"

Reports, Actions, Issues

Requirements: Raghu Srinivasan

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


Planning: David Williams

  • M7


WTP User Experience Lead: Kaloyan Raev

  • ?


Quality: Neil Hauge


Architecture: Tim deBoer

  • Tim still owes writeup of tips on how to get started.


Education: Naci Dai

Naci reports web pages for education materials are about ready. He is writing article, as deadline is in December. Raghu was only response he got for being interested in contributing too.

Please review: Resource Page Proposal

Naci Reports continuing to work on articles

Working with Ian to do a press release on education materials. Prior or concurrent with EclipseCon


General business?

Other projects to watch:

  • WTP @ GSoC 2009. There are two project accepted:
    • Index search for Java EE metadata -
    • Embed OpenEJB in J2EE Preview server adapter -
  • SCA Tools
  • EMFT Texo project proposal
  • Maven Integration

Back to meeting list.

Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.

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