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Re: [cdt-dev] CDT Survey for planning (was Possible to use the tc-debugging-helper (Either DSF/CDI)

Does eclipse hosting any survey application we can use for that?

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Marc-Andre Laperle
<malaperle@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes it could have multiple steps:
> - Are you a user or CDT vendor/developper (not sure how to call it)
> - Platform of interest
> - What would you like to be the focus... (see previous message)
> On 10-04-09 1:27 PM, Pawel Piech wrote:
>> Cool idea.  If nothing else it would identify the gap between user and
>> committer interests, which in turn could help with recruiting ;-)
>> An very useful part of the survey would be to identify which platforms
>> users want supported.
>> Cheers,
>> Pawel
>> Marc-Andre Laperle wrote:
>>> I could give the TCF agent a shot for 7.1/8.0, but I feel that
>>> contributing to a third debugger will be counter productive. I want to help
>>> with what's best for the users. DSF-GDB works well on Mac with version 7.0
>>> and CDI is also pretty good so I think it's tempting to maintain it for a
>>> while. What's the plan for EDC? Would it replace DSF-GDB as the primary
>>> debugger some day? Would a Mac agent benefit a product outside CDT ? I'm
>>> trying to prioritize here.
>>> Speaking of prioritizing, I think CDT 7.1/8.0 needs a clear plan early
>>> on. If CDT wants to be an end-user IDE, it has to bring back a balance
>>> between the what the companies and end-users want. The summit will be great
>>> for CDT as a platform but there should be more input from end-users. A
>>> mailing list and bugzilla are hardly a good place for user input. I think a
>>> poll on the CDT site would be a good start. It could be advertised on Doug's
>>> blog (Planet Eclipse exposure) and Twitter, etc.
>>> It could be something like this:
>>> "What would you like to be the focus in the next major CDT release?
>>> Select up to 3 items.
>>> -Improvements to the UI, usability and user documentation
>>> -Integration with other build systems
>>> -Integration with other compilers and debuggers
>>> -More Refactorings and Source generation
>>> -More debugging features
>>> -Improvements to the build system
>>> -Improvements to the editor and source navigation
>>> -General bug fixes
>>> -More code analysis
>>> -Better APIs for CDT vendors
>>> -Better documentation in CDT code
>>> -Better performance
>>> -Better stability
>>> Please add some details to what you selected. For example, if you
>>> selected 'Integration with other build systems', please specify which build
>>> systems.
>>> <a text area>"
>>> What do you think?
>>> Marc-Andre

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