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Re: [tools-pmc] Fwd: PDT Incubator Project

Are not general incubator projects a thing of past? I know we in WTP 
started one before there were some changes in Eclipse Dev. Guide which 
made it easier to start new, specific projects, which would still start in 
the incubating state, under the appropriate project. We've done the 
"specific" case for the recent Pave project, for example, and expect our 
general incubator to be phased out as its current components are graduated 
or archived. 

I'm not opposed to this (or other) general incubating projects, but feel 
we (Eclipse) should be clear on which direction to steer projects in ... 
as it is currently a bit confusing. 

For the three example in the proposal, Aspect PDT, SmartyPDT, AST View, it 
seems they would already be in PHP scope, so I assume the main need to a 
place to put the code, and for some people to have new committer rights, 
without having full committer rights to the core PHP code? I don't mean to 
make more work for anyone ... but wouldn't this be the case to propose 
three small incubating projects, each with a defined goal and scope? If 
not, that's fine, but I'd like to understand why not. 

Again, either outcome is fine with me ... I just think there should be a 
clear direction from Eclipse Dev. Guide (i.e. Wayne :) 


Anne Jacko <emo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Mike Milinkovich <mike.milinkovich@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Wayne Beaton 
<wayne@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Tools PMC mailing list <tools-pmc@xxxxxxxxxxx>
08/17/2009 12:15 PM
[tools-pmc] Fwd: PDT Incubator Project
Sent by:

Mike, Wayne, Tools PMC,

Please review and comment on this PDT Incubator Project proposal.

(I sent this out earlier but I did not see a response. Apologies if you 
did respond and I missed it.)

Anne Jacko

Begin forwarded message:

From: Anne Jacko <emo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: July 23, 2009 4:30:47 PM PDT
To: Mike Milinkovich <mike.milinkovich@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Wayne Beaton <
Cc: Roy Ganor <roy@xxxxxxxx>, Tools PMC mailing list <
Subject: PDT Incubator Project

Mike and Wayne (cc Tools PMC, Roy),

Roy has proposed a PDT Incubator project. Please review and comment -- 

Anne Jacko

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