This page provides the required docuware for the GEF 3.8.0 Release Review, as part of the upcoming Juno Simultaneous Release.
The Graphical Editing Framework (GEF) allows developers to take an existing application model and quickly create a rich graphical editor.
The GEF Project provides the GEF, Draw2D and Zest sub-components.
New in this release
Completed features as part of the Juno release can be found in the GEF project plan at http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project-plan.php?projectid=tools.gef
New and Noteworthy is also available at http://wiki.eclipse.org/GEF/New_and_Noteworthy/3.8
- Documentation hosted at http://www.eclipse.org/gef/reference/documentation.php
APIs have not changed this release.
- The project lead certifies that the requirements for Eclipse Quality APIs have been met for this release.
- Metamodel definitions and corresponding implementations are considered APIs.
- API Tooling has been employed.
- No change.
- Tools haven't changed.
Nothing has been deprecated.
There was minimal activity in Bugzilla during the the Juno release.
Nothing has changed.
GEF is a “+1” component in the simultaneous release.
M1 08/16/2011 M2 09/27/2011 M3 11/08/2011 M4 12/13/2011 M5 01/31/2012 M6 03/14/2012 API freeze M7 05/02/2012 Feature Freeze RC1 05/16/2012 RC2 05/23/2012 RC3 05/30/2012 RC4 06/06/2012 Juno 06/22/2012
- Interaction in Bugzilla
- Activity on the GEF newsgroup
- Collaboration with other projects at Eclipse
- Some of the committers attended at EclipseCon 2012
- Anthony Hunter, Alex Boyko and Alexander Nyssen continue to be the committers on the GEF and Draw2D components within the GEF Project.
- Ian Bull and Fabian Steeg continue to be the committers on the Zest component within the GEF Project.
- Cherie Revells, Mark Gobeil and Nick Boldt are inactive committers.
The GEF component leadership verifies that:
- the about files and use licenses are in place as per the Guidelines to Legal Documentation.
- all contributions (code, documentation, images, etc) have been committed by individuals who are either Members of the Foundation, or have signed the appropriate Committer Agreement. In either case, these are individuals who have signed, and are abiding by, the Eclipse IP Policy.
- all significant contributions have been reviewed by the Foundation's legal staff.
- all non-Committer code contributions, including third-party libraries, have been documented in the release and reviewed by the Foundation's legal staff.
- all Contribution Questionnaires have been completed.
- the "provider" field of each plug-in is set to "Eclipse.org“.
- the "copyright" field of each feature is set to the copyright owner (the Eclipse Foundation is rarely the copyright owner).
- any third-party logos or trademarks included in the distribution (icons, help file logos, etc) have been licensed under the EPL.
- any fonts or similar third-party images included in the distribution (e.g. in PDF or EPS files) have been licensed under the EPL.
The GEF Project IP log in located at http://www.eclipse.org/projects/ip_log.php?projectid=tools.gef
The current project plan is available from http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project-plan.php?projectid=tools.gef
Draft development plan for next release is not yet available.