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RE: [] Proposal API/extension pointdesign workshop

Hi Boris,

except for some mails on this list, there has nothing happened...
I still think such a workshop would be a interesting for many
eclipse developers. Doing something at eclipsecon might be interesting,
but I think a workshop where actual or new APIs can be discussed
would be more useful if it happens long enough before the API freeze 
for the 2008 release. Sometime September-November would be a good

Michael Scharf, Wind River
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [] 
> On Behalf Of Boris Bokowski
> Sent: Friday, 10 August, 2007 17:16
> To:
> Subject: Re: [] Proposal 
> API/extension pointdesign workshop
> Michael (and others),
> Did anything come out of the idea to have a workshop on API 
> and framework
> design?  I just saw the e-mail thread from May 2007 on the 
> Architecture
> Council's mailing list archive.
> For what it's worth, I will be presenting a tutorial on API design at
> OOPSLA 2007, October 21-25, 2007, in Montreal. I'd be happy 
> to meet other
> API aficionados at or around OOPSLA, in my tutorial or outside of it.
> As for a workshop on API and framework design in the Eclipse 
> context, I
> would suggest setting up something at EclipseCon 2008 to come 
> together,
> talk, and make cross-project connections between people who care about
> quality API.  I'm not sure if I would get travel funding for 
> a workshop on
> API design alone. I'd love to meet on a Greek island though - has the
> location for the next EclipseCon been finalized yet? ;-)
> Boris
> --
> Boris Bokowski
> Eclipse Platform UI committer
> IBM Rational Software, Ottawa Lab
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