As previously mentioned, the Eclipse Foundation is hosting an Orion
demo server to showcase the features and capabilities of Orion.
All Eclipse committers have access to the server; the access
instructions are below. Please feel free to try out Orion and
provide feedback to the Orion team.
We would also like to make it possible for each committer to invite
up to 5 people to access the Orion server. Please use the
following instructions to invite your colleages:
1. Send an e-mail to orion_invite@xxxxxxxxxxx.
In the body of the e-mail include on separate lines the e-mail
address of each invitee. Please only invite 5 people to receive
2. You will receive a confirmation that accounts have been created.
3. Each invitee will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to
access and use Orion.
More information about Orion can be found at http://wiki.eclipse.org/Orion,
We are also organizing an Orion
planning meeting on March 17-18 in Palo Alto, CA. If you are
interested in the participating in this meeting, please let me know.
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As you may have heard we have recently launched Orion, a new
initiative to create a platform for web development tools. Mike
Milinkovich wrote an introductory blog
post about Orion and more detailed technical information can
be found at http://wiki.eclipse.org/Orion.
To allow people to see Orion in action, we are hosting a private
Orion demo server. Today, we would like to extend an invitation to
all Eclipse committers to try out the Orion demo server. The
following will provide you access:
Server URL: http://orion.eclipse.org
Username: <eclipse committer e-mail address>
[Note: username and password are case sensitive. Everyone has the
same password but at a later date we will you to change your
This is a demo server of Orion that allows you to test out the
features. We would ask you to please not save real work on the
server, since we will periodically cleanup and remove all user
files. Information on how to use the Orion server is available at http://wiki.eclipse.org/Orion/Overview_for_Eclipse_Committers.
As open source committers, you know how important early feedback and
participation can be for a project. Therefore, I'd ask that you
please take that time to explore Orion and provide some feedback to
the development team on the Orion
Right now the Orion demo server is by invitation only. In a couple
of weeks we intended to allow Eclipse committers to invite their
colleagues to have access to the server. In the meantime, we ask
that you please not share your username and password.
Thanks for your interest. We are excited about the possibilities
for Orion and look forward to your feedback.