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Architecture Council/Ask the AC

This page is for collecting ideas for the "Ask the AC" panel at EclipseCon 2009.



Questions to Ask

Questions about the AC (FAQ type)

Questions about Eclipse

  • What do you see as the key to success getting Community Contributions for your project?
  • What is the most problematic violation of IP policies that you've come across so far, and how do you avoid IP violations in your projects?
  • What are the most frequently asked questions to you as a mentor?
  • How do you remain informed about what's going on at Eclipse?
  • How much time do you have for coding, compared to other tasks?
  • What do you see as the biggest challenge to Eclipse in the next 10 years?
  • What do you see as the biggest chance for Eclipse today?
  • Following the Development Process takes so much time! How do I fulfill the Process with the least effort?
  • What would happen if the AC went away?
  • What power does the AC really have?
  • How does one avail oneself of the august wisdom that is the AC? (Open a bugzilla?)
  • Who can do the availing? Is it just the PMC's? Or can a muggle ask questions too?
  • What are appropriate AC questions?
  • Where can I find the accumulated decisions of the AC?
  • If the AC says something, does that mean it is gospel, or is the AC just advisory?
  • Who/what is the official mouthpiece of the AC?
  • How fast does the AC turn around questions?
  • Who really shot JFK?