|Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Is it time to retire the UDC?|
Hi Wayne +1I've wrestled with a conflicting sense of responsibility to contribute to UDC and concern about spurious network traffic.
With many test workspaces the pop-up irritates me and puzzles me about its relevance for these test workspaces.
Now I can switch it off without worry. Regards Ed Willink On 24/05/2011 20:41, Wayne Beaton wrote:
I posed this question on the EPP mailing list  and have opened a bug . The summary is this: We've been running the UDC for a number of years now. Despite my own efforts and the efforts of several individuals, companies, and university researchers, we have not yet been able to make any really valuable use out of the data. My sense is that the amount of effort that we've been spending far outstrips the value of the data collected. And, as the bug record indicates, we really need to spend more effort to just maintain the status quo. Unfortunately, attracting additional committers to the project won't solve the problem. Ultimately, it's the huge volume of data that the main problem. Privacy concerns prevent us from making this data widely available, and careful dissemination to individuals has proven fruitless. Ian and I have discussed this and we feel that it is time to retire the UDC. I am concerned about making changes to the composition of the packages at this late date in our development cycle, but would like to recommend that we do so immediately to ensure adequate time for testing. I will plan to archive UDC following the Indigo release. Your timely input is appreciated. Thanks, Wayne  http://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/epp-dev/msg01458.html  https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=347069 _______________________________________________ cross-project-issues-dev mailing list cross-project-issues-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/cross-project-issues-dev ----- No virus found in this message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com Version: 10.0.1375 / Virus Database: 1509/3657 - Release Date: 05/24/11
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