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[birt-dev] Eclipse BIRT PMC Meeting Minutes - Monday, January 30, 2006

Title: Eclipse BIRT PMC Meeting Minutes - Monday, January 30, 2006

BIRT PMC, 10am Pacific, Monday, January 30, 2006
Apologies for delay in distributing minutes.
Wenfeng Li - BIRT PMC Lead - Actuate Corporation (
Paul Clenahan - BIRT PMC - Actuate Corporation (
Scott Rosenbaum - BIRT PMC - Innovent Solutions (
Jason Weathersby - BIRT PMC - Actuate Corporation (
Mike Fox - BIRT PMC - IBM Corporation (
BIRT 2.0 Released
The BIRT Team are pleased to announce that BIRT 2.0 was made available for download on the evening of January 23rd!
Sue Lee has already sent out an email letting everyone know and including a link to the New and Notable (

BIRT 2.1 Planning
BIRT 2.1 planning has not progressed much this week in terms of a formal plan since we were working on remaining items for BIRT 2.0. However, the development teams are starting to work from Bugzilla. A view of all current BIRT 2.1 activity can be found by looking at the Bugzilla entries assigned to BIRT 2.1.

BIRT Web Site Updates
The site has now been updated to the "Phoenix" look and feel. Thanks to the work from Jason Hellman and Jason Weathersby.

A number of other updates for BIRT 2.0 are progressing:
- New instructions for Building BIRT from the source code.
- Updated documentation on using the BIRT Report Engine API
- Updated documentation on embedding the BIRT Viewer in an application
- Updating the new user Tutorial

Conference Talks on BIRT
The PMC continues to work with the broader open source community to let people know about BIRT. If you are aware of any opportunities for BIRT presentations, please let the PMC know.

Summary of current talks:
- 3 talks planned for EclipseCon (Tutorial, Beginner Talk, Advanced Talk)
- Eclipse conference in Germany
- Proposals for talks at upcoming MySQL conference

Articles on BIRT
The news coverage of BIRT 2.0 is expected to generate a number of articles in the general press.
Actuate has also sponsored an article on Actuate BIRT as part of the SD Times "Spotlight on Eclipse" Supplement (see

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