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WTP 2010-04-01

WTP Development Status Meeting

Attendees

Project Leads
Carl
Tim
Keith
Nitin
Chuck
Kaloyan
Raghu
Neil
David
Committers
Bob
Konstantin
Chris
Dave
Larry
Kate
Angel
Valentin
Paul
Nick
Gabriel
Rob
Sam
Friends
Elson
Ian
Aidyl

Note: feel free to correct any errors/omissions in above attendance record.

Remember, any committer can add an agenda item. Typically, short announcements or news items go in the "Announcements" section at the beginning. Longer items or issues requiring discussion should go in the "Other business" section at end.

Announcements And Special Reports

  • congratulations to Angel as new Server Tools lead.
  • EclipseCon!
  •  ?

WTP Calendar

(Weekly Google Calendar updated through June, 2010)


For Helios overall dates, see a Simultaneous Release Calendar


Quality Focus Items (Neil)

  • Focus Item:
  • Target to a specific release or "future" if planning to fix but not in the next release
  • Adjust severity as appropriate
  • Previous Focus Item:
  • Mark invalid patches as obsolete
  • Target bugs to a release or "future" if not a current release
  • Old Bugs
  • Triage to WONTFIX if no further action is planned on this item (or at least mark as "helpwanted" if you don't wish to change the resolution of the bug)
  • Set a target of "Future" or a specific release/milestone if you do plan on taking on this item in the future

WTP 3.2


  • Accessibility checklist required by end of M6 (at latest)
See Category:WTP Accessibility
In particular, our summary report WTP/Accessibility/Helios/webtools
As bugs are fixed, please use <del></del> element to "strike out" bug number, so there can be an ongoing record of fixes, especially for "planned" items. Please update individual reports and summary, as you do so.
No response to mailing list question?
So, please _do_ search for "old" accessibility bugs and take those into account on reports.
Reminder: be sure to check "language on page" (e.g. see bug 306105 and bug 306109). It is "new this year". Are our "help" documents compliant?


  • Bugs
Hotbugs [1]
Blocker and Critical
P1s that need attention
Plan items targeted to WTP 3.2

Schedule

Remember we need to ramp down!

M7 04/30
RC1 05/14 (followed by weekly RCs, if needed)
Final WTP 3.2 build 06/10
(06/23 Helios Release)

See "references" [2] for detailed explanation of what these dates mean.

Other business

  • We'll soon have new, multiple versions of javax.servlet.jsp in our stack. 2.0 (from Platform) and 2.1 (from us). See mailing list.
Or ... is this be something that should be "picked up" from servers associated with a project?
  • Discuss EDL (vs. EPL). While Board approval is required to use EDL, The Board has given blanket approval for "samples and templates". Any interest? Ability this release?
"Runtime only" builds should not have any "source code" (including java, xml, html, jsp, etc.). If it does, it may be intended to be used as an example or template specifically intended for users to modify for their use. If so, Eclipse Distribution License (EDL) would be appropriate.

References

  1. Hotbug Policy
  2. Our plan dates are on 'Friday' of the week. But, we produce and test the build on Thursday of the week, and ideally declare on Thursday. The dates in the Google Web Tools group calendar are for 'Thursdays' since that's a calendar for committers. We give ourselves the buffer to Friday, as our "public" date, that others can pick up our build, just in case a regression is found on Thursday and we have to respin and retest. [Technically, some might say, we still have till the following Tuesday or Wednesday for some "Simultaneous Release" due dates ... but it's hard to do much in that window, without disrupting everyone ... so we'll not use that buffer, except for the worst emergencies.]

Also, see

WTP_3.2_Ramp_down_Plan_for_Helios

Web Tools Platform Plans

IP Logs selector

WTP 3.1 Post Mortem

See also the WTP Meeting Archive-Reference Page.