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WTP Development Status Meeting 2007-07-12



  • Voting underway for the nomination of Lahiru Sandakith to WTP Web Services Committer. Should we be using the myFoundation portal?
  • July 12th - 2.0 debriefing meeting, discuss what worked, what didn't, suggestions for 3.0, please update the wiki now!
  • July 19th - WTP 3.0 planning and possible Raleigh area kick off and get together.
  • Call for papers ends July 13th for the OS Summit Asia.

WTP 1.5.5

WTP Release 1.5.5 Schedule - Remember 2 votes are required for PMC approval for 1.5.5.

July 13 M Build
July 27 M Build
Aug 10 M Build
Aug 17 RC1
Aug 24 RC2
Aug 31 1.5.5 GA
  • If you fix a 1.5.5 bug, please open a separate 2.0.1 bug. I don't think we need a separate 3.0 bug, but don't forget to release the fix to head as well for the 3.0 stream! Isn't 3 streams fun?
  • Build Status?
Please smoke test and update the wiki to declare this week's WTP 1.5.5 build.
  • Please note the 1.5.x releases are temporarily missing from our update site. Users can download the zips as a workaround.
  • Bug lists (WST,JST,JSF)
Invalid Targeted Defects <1.5.5 (~1)
1.5.x Untargeted Blockers/Criticals (~1)
1.5.x Untriaged Bugs (~5)
1.5.5 Bugs for WTP PMC review and approval (~4)
1.5.5 Hot Bug Requests (~0)
1.5.5 Hot Bugs (~3)
1.5.5 Blockers, Criticals (~5)
1.5.5 Remaining Targeted Bugs (~24)
1.5.5 Total Bugs Fixed (~12)
1.5.x Resolved, Unverified (~24)
1.5.x Verified, Not closed (~0)

Europa Information

  • Europa Press Release from Eclipse
  • WTP 2.0 community posts contributed to The Server Side, Java Lobby, Eclipse Plug-in Central and to the eclipse newsgroups at
  • Please continue to contribute to the release notes page.
  • Some orbit bundles are duplicated, with the larger ones coming from the platform because they are signed. The ones from WTP are unsigned and smaller.
  • Here is our current WTP 2.0 Release Scorecard
  • The SDK versions are not available from the Europa update site.
  • A new and fixed 'Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers' package is available for download.
  • The is the most downloaded Europa package to date.
  • Install sizes:
Megs Installed Components
45 Eclipse Platform
58 XML (and XSD, DTD) includes +5 meg of prereqs (part of EMF, GEF)
70 WST (non-Java Web Development), no new preq-reqs
116 JST, includes 19 Megs of prereqs: JDT + more EMF
128 JPT, includes 10 Megs of prereqs (Datatools and EMF SDO)
473 All of Europa

  • Please monitor the following sites for WTP related Europa queries:
The, standard webtools.*, and newsgroups -- typically the news section

WTP 2.0.1

  • Schedule

  • All the JST and WST stuff that was part of WTP 2.0 was tagged with a version of R2_0_0. Similarly, JSF and JPT with R1_0_0.
The releng project is branched to R2_0_maintenance, and JSF and JPT are branched to R1_0_maintenance. Please use these branches for your associated plug-ins, respectively.
Investigate not showing web service access errors, David?
Investigate adding section for know bugs and limitations from investigations into access warnings.
  • Build Status
  • Bug Lists
All Remaining 2.0.1 Targeted Bugs (~)
2.0.1 Hot Bug Requests (~)
2.0.1 Hot Bugs (~)
2.0.1 Untargeted Blockers/Criticals (~)
2.0.1 Blockers/Criticals (~)
2.0.1 Total JST, WST, JSF Bugs Fixed (~)
2.0.1 Dali Total Bugs Fixed (~)
2.0.1 Resolved, Unverified Blockers/Criticals (~) By Assignee

WTP 3.0

  • M1 schedule
  • Bug Lists
3.0 M1 Targeted Bugzilla Enhancements (~)
All Remaining 3.0 Targeted Enhancements (~)
3.0 M1 Remaining Targeted Bugs (~)
3.0 M1 Hot Bug Requests (~)
3.0 M1 Hot Bugs (~)
3.0 M1 Blockers/Criticals (~)
3.0 M1 JST, WST, JSF Bugs Fixed (~)
3.0 M1 JPT Dali Bugs Fixed (~)
3.0 Untargeted Blockers/Criticals (~)
3.0 Resolved, Unverified Blockers/Criticals (~) By Assignee
3.0 Total JST, WST, JSF Bugs Fixed (~)
3.0 Total JPT Dali Bugs Fixed (~)

Bug Backlogs

All Untriaged WTP Bugs (Graph)
All Untriaged WTP Bugs (~95) 40 in J2EE components
All WTP Verified, Not Closed Bugs (Graph)
All WTP Verified, Not Closed Bugs (~0)
All WTP Resolved, Unverified Bugs (Graph)
All WTP Resolved, Unverified Bugs (~548)
All WTP Defect Backlog (Graph)
All WTP Defect Backlog (~3140)
All Resolved, Remind or Later (Graph)
All Resolved, Remind or Later (~58)
All Open WTP Bugs with Patches Attached (Graph)
All Open WTP Bugs with Patches Attached (~224)
All API Requests (~9)

Working Groups

  • Java EE 5
JEE5 Test Scenarios
When opening related defects, add "JEE5-UC" in the Status Whiteboard

  • Website
Bob F ?

Other business?

Teams Status and Focus for Coming Week

Server Component Team

Datatools (RDB, 1.5.x only)

XML/JSP Component Team

Web Services Component Team

Java EE Component Team

Dali JPA



  • Running Performance and API tests


Known Issues
  • The baseline test needs to be rerun each week to eliminate false "hiccups" in performance.
Action Items
  • Improve the UI readability and cohesiveness of the output result pages
  • Improve the actual tests. Why do some take so long? Why do some results fluctuate? Why do some have 160% performance degradations? Are the tests even still valid?
  • Allow committers to reliably and efficiently run perfomance suites in the workspace before checking in code
  • Add JSF and JPA performance JUnits

API Violations Review

Visit latest build for current API violations.
Action 1 = For any violation, open a bug to request API or fix code to not use internal discouraged access. An example is using images or labels from other plugins, these should be copied into your plugin. Also, using internal classes instead of the API interfaces.
Action 2 = If you do have a clean plugin of API violations/discourage access, switch prereq ranges wide so you can react to small version number changes without issue.
Action 3 = To be able to develop with discouraged access enabled, we need to update plugin's .classpath rules. Should we turn off defaults to expose all warnings to get a quicker resolution?


  • Instructions for tagging existing and new WTP wiki pages can be found at WTP's Category page; remember, we can create subcategories as well
  • This Week's Smoke Test Results
WTP 3.0 Smoke Results Page
Information about process for milestone bugzilla line item planning has been added to the WTP Bugs, Workflow, and Conventions document.
PMC Candidate Review Request Checklist - See the updated PMC Review document with attention to the "How To Prepare a PMC Defect Candidate" section
Adopter Migration Information for WTP 2.0 - Please add any details for your component.
  • Website
Documentation on Setting up your system for Web Tools Web site development and Using Web Tools Phoenix PHP templates is on the wiki at Web_Tools_Web_Site_Development

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