|[birt-dev] Eclipse BIRT PMC Meeting Minutes - Monday, April 9, 2007|
BIRT PMC, 10am Pacific, Monday, April 9, 2007
Paul Clenahan - BIRT PMC - Actuate Corporation (www.actuate.com)
Scott Rosenbaum - BIRT PMC - Innovent Solutions (www.innoventsolutions.com)
Jason Weathersby - BIRT PMC - Actuate Corporation (www.actuate.com)
Mike Fox - BIRT PMC - IBM Corporation (www.ibm.com)
Larry Liang - BIRT PMC - InetSoft Technology Corporation (www.inetsoft.com)
BIRT 2.1.3 Development
No change in status. Still waiting for iText approval.
BIRT 2.1.3 is the third maintenance release in the BIRT 2.1 release series and is intended to be narrow in scope since the development team is concentrating on BIRT 2.2. The 2.1.3 release is focused on addressing critical bugs identified by the community.
The Development Plan for BIRT 2.1.3 is available on the Eclipse BIRT pages (http://www.eclipse.org/birt/phoenix/project/project_plan_R2_1_3.php).
For a list of bugs assigned to the release, refer to Bugzilla: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?classification=BIRT&target_milestone=2.1.3
BIRT 2.2 Development
Stable build <20070406-1624> was made available on Friday and is the candidate build for the BIRT 2.2 M6 release. PMC leads need to take a look at this build and respond if it is OK to release as the M6 build.
Next release is RC0, planned for May 18.
The next major release of BIRT is BIRT 2.2, scheduled for June 2007 as part of the Europa Simultaneous Release (http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Europa_Simultaneous_Release).
The Development Plan for BIRT 2.2 is available on the Eclipse BIRT pages (http://www.eclipse.org/birt/phoenix/project/project_plan_R2_2_0.php). A number of BIRT Project Specifications (BPS) relating to BIRT 2.2 have been posted on the BIRT Wiki.
For a list of bugs assigned to the release, refer to Bugzilla: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?classification=BIRT&target_milestone=2.2.0
Windows Vista Support for BIRT 2.2
Windows Vista support is not currently planned for BIRT 2.2. However, the Platform team are planning to support Windows Vista and we need to research if we can support Vista for BIRT.
We plan to revisit this at next week's PMC call.
The following upcoming events will include talks on BIRT and/or Actuate sponsored BIRT booths:
BIRT Technical Webinar on March 28, 2007 - Webinar by Actuate - http://www.actuate.com/uk/BIRT-WebSeminar
Eclipse Forum Europe on April 23-26, 2007 - Wiesbaden, Germany - http://eclipseforumeurope.com/ - Integrating BIRT talk
MySQL User Conference on April 23-26, 2007 - Santa Clara, CA - http://www.mysqlconf.com/cs/mysqluc2007/view/e_sess/14006 - Flexible End-user Reporting from MySQL with BIRT
JavaOne Conference on May 8 - 11, 2007 - San Francisco, CA - http://java.sun.com/javaone/sf/ - Actuate sponsored booth on BIRT and Actuate commercial products
TDWI World Conference Spring - May 14, 2007 - Boston, MA - http://www.tdwi.org/education/conferences/boston2007 - Open Source Adoption in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
IBM Rational Software Development Conference on June 10-14, 2007 - Orlando, FL - http://www-306.ibm.com/software/rational/events/rsdc2007/ - Integration of BIRT into IBM Rational Products
Jazoon 07 on June 24-28, 2007 - Zurich, Switzerland - http://jazoon.com/ - The Eclipse BIRT Framework
The following articles have recently been published on BIRT:
Eclipse Magazine - March 2007 - A Primer On ODA Extensions and BIRT by Scott Rosenbaum - http://www.eclipsemag.net/
Eclipse Developer's Journal - February 2007 - Developing an Application Using the Eclipse BIRT Report Engine API by Jason Weathersby; Tom Bondur; Jane Tatchell - http://eclipse.sys-con.com/read/336872.htm
Full list of articles can be found on the BIRT Project Wiki at http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Articles(BIRT)
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