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WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for May 26, 2009 Conference Call

WTP PMC Agenda/Minutes for May 26, 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: Y
  • Kaloyan Raev: Y


  • Roy Ganor

Announcements and General Business

  • Discuss ATF project

    Good discussion with Roy on reasons, or not, to 'move' ATF to Tools Top Level project. In particular, discussed some misconceptions of "contraints" of being in WTP ... for example, subprojects do not have to be "on simultraneous train", they do not have to release all at together. Several examples over past year (xsl, dali).

    We discussed how some there might be reasons to move, stated in a positive way, that it could add community-perceived freshness to what's been a stagnent project, increased "publiciity" could attract other contributors, and could be since PHP is already in Tools, there might be some psychological simplicity to have developer teams under same TL.

  • Release key dates have been set.

    Need to start docuware soon

  • PMC Reviews
  • PAVE review scheduled, June 2.

    Will be delayed while discussions/meetings take place with Platform team to see what synergy there is there.

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

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Please send any additions or corrections to David Williams.

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