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* API tooling
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At EclipseCon 2010 a bunch of Architecture Council members met during breakfast on Thursday the 25th of March.  Our discussion covered the following topics:
* new projects need at least _some_ code
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* lots of confusion about modelling projects
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= API Tooling =
* people are confused in general
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* good stuff
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* more projects should use it
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* difficult to get data for entire release train?
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= EDP =
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* new projects need at least ''some'' code
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* simple getting started page for projects (steps, etc.)
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* mentors checking back on projects; no response => archive them
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* bugs as new project "checklist"
 
* EDP could be more well-publicized
 
* EDP could be more well-publicized
 
* short entry point / portal for EDP
 
* short entry point / portal for EDP
* licensing of contributions via bugzilla (attachments)
 
 
* Wayne wants help with simplifying EDP
 
* Wayne wants help with simplifying EDP
 
** lots of projects in violation at the moment
 
** lots of projects in violation at the moment
 
** new version brings many violating projects into conformance
 
** new version brings many violating projects into conformance
* review documentation
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* review documentation is important
 
* extend project plan to be useful ''during'' development
 
* extend project plan to be useful ''during'' development
* extend plan schema
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** extend plan schema in general
 
* creation review is low-hanging fruit
 
* creation review is low-hanging fruit
 
** proposal could ''become'' creation document
 
** proposal could ''become'' creation document
 
* navigate between projects via "About this project" siebar
 
* navigate between projects via "About this project" siebar
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= Project Websites =
 
* Nova template good / too complicated
 
* Nova template good / too complicated
 
* drive new project websites from the portal
 
* drive new project websites from the portal
 
* automate project websites from the portal
 
* automate project websites from the portal
* simple getting started page for projects (steps, etc.)
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* mentors checking back on projects; no response -> archive them
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= Athena =
* bugs for new project checklist
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* easier, used more
* OpenGrok
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* tool to make it easy to get started
* Athena - easier, used more
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** tool to make it easy to get started
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= Oisin Money Quotes =
** "build fairy"
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* "build fairy"
** "muffin top of lard"
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* "muffin top of lard"
* http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tech_support_cheat_sheet.png
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= XKCD =
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* [http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tech_support_cheat_sheet.png Tech Support Cheat Sheet]
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= Other topics =
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* lots of confusion about modelling projects
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** response:  "people are confused in general"
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* licensing of contributions via bugzilla (attachments) => EPL by default or not?
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* some people would like to see an OpenGrok instance at eclipse.org (see {{bug|307021}})

Latest revision as of 17:00, 20 March 2011

At EclipseCon 2010 a bunch of Architecture Council members met during breakfast on Thursday the 25th of March. Our discussion covered the following topics:

Contents

[edit] API Tooling

  • good stuff
  • more projects should use it
  • difficult to get data for entire release train?

[edit] EDP

  • new projects need at least some code
  • simple getting started page for projects (steps, etc.)
  • mentors checking back on projects; no response => archive them
  • bugs as new project "checklist"
  • EDP could be more well-publicized
  • short entry point / portal for EDP
  • Wayne wants help with simplifying EDP
    • lots of projects in violation at the moment
    • new version brings many violating projects into conformance
  • review documentation is important
  • extend project plan to be useful during development
    • extend plan schema in general
  • creation review is low-hanging fruit
    • proposal could become creation document
  • navigate between projects via "About this project" siebar

[edit] Project Websites

  • Nova template good / too complicated
  • drive new project websites from the portal
  • automate project websites from the portal

[edit] Athena

  • easier, used more
  • tool to make it easy to get started

[edit] Oisin Money Quotes

  • "build fairy"
  • "muffin top of lard"

[edit] XKCD

[edit] Other topics

  • lots of confusion about modelling projects
    • response: "people are confused in general"
  • licensing of contributions via bugzilla (attachments) => EPL by default or not?
  • some people would like to see an OpenGrok instance at eclipse.org (see bug 307021)