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Re: [] Request for Ecore Tools Inclusion Exception

Hi Ed,


Thanks for bringing the Ecore Tools project to my attention.  I've been looking for this kind of thing for a long time.

There appears to be a problem on the Eclipse Download page for EMFT.  On the Eclipse Downloads page, if you hover over the Eclipse Model Framework Technology link, it says
But if you click the link, it takes you to

That is, "emf" rather than "emft".  This makes it hard to get to the Ecore Tools download page.  Perhaps there is a ?project=xxx tag that is missing?

By the way, I'm using Firefox 3.6, which might or might not be a factor.


Brian Payton
Eclipse DTP PMC Lead

Data Tools Development
IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory wrote on 03/17/2010 09:07:56 AM:

> From: Ed Merks <ed.merks@xxxxxxxxx>

> To: Planning Council <>
> Date: 03/17/2010 09:08 AM
> Subject: [] Request for Ecore Tools
> Inclusion Exception

> Sent by:
> Esteemed Colleagues,
> The Ecore Tools team is not very active anymore and they had trouble
> figuring out how to promote their M5 build.  Cedric helped promote it
> for M6 and he intends to include it in the Amalgamation package.  For
> those who don't know, Ecore Tools provides a tailored GMF graphical
> editor for Ecore.   Without it, there's effectively only the crude
> Sample Ecore Editor, which just isn't enough.  Ecore Tools was part of
> Galileo and I believe it's very important that it be part of Helios.  I
> personally rely on this too for maintaining model diagrams for Ecore and
> GenModel.  I've been granted committer status on this project so that I
> can personally ensure that any changes necessary to keep the builds in
> good shape is something I can commit myself.  Please consider granting
> an exception.
> Cheers,
> Ed
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