Architecture Council/Meetings/October 8 2009
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|Meeting Title:||Architecture Council Monthly Meeting|
|Date & Time:|| Thursday October 8, 2009 at 1500 UTC / 0800 SFO / 1100 Ottawa / 1600 London / 1700 Berlin|
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|Dial-in:|| NEW Canada 1-877-727-8553 toll free / 1-416-840-9801 caller paid|
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All AC Members are invited.
- PMC Reps please confirm attendance or list your delegate below. Every PMC is required to name a primary and backup delegate, and to ensure that one delegate attends the meeting.
|BIRT:||Wenfeng Li||Gary Xue|
|DTP:||Brian Payton|| |
|Eclipse:||Mike Wilson|| |
|Modeling:||Ed Merks||Cédric Brun|
|| Jochen Krause|
|STP:||Oisin Hurley||Antoine Toulme|
|Technology:||Gunnar Wagenknecht||Wayne Beaton|
|TPTP:||Eugene Chan|| Oliver Cole|
|WTP:||Tim deBoer|| |
- Regrets: John Arthorne, Dave Carver, Linda Chan, Doug Gaff, Jeff McAffer
Agenda / Notes
- Feel free to edit, but not during the call!
Review of Last Meeting
- Architecture Council/Meetings/September 10 2009
- (old) Mik to create initial "architectural walkthrough" material for Mylyn -- 1 wiki page not too large, send link to the mailing list
- (old) Tools and Tech PMC's to encourage incubating grandfathered projects find a mentor
- (old) Cedric, Tom talk to their PMCs about making AC representation official (can be 2 backup reps)
- (old) Martin to add Eclipsecon meeting notes onto the wiki
- (old) Dave C work with Wayne on a "handbook" for project criteria for becoming a committer (referencing committer guidelines)
- bug 283745 Maven
- Dave C come up with a document how to save build resources
- Dave C to try bugzilla UNCONFIRMED state
- Still open items moved to #Action Items
- Welcome Brian Payton (IBM), for DTP
- Nick Boldt - an incredible 28 +1s out of 40 active Architecture Council/Members and Mentors !!! That's 73% including the nominator. I cannot remember any politician ever achieving such a tremendous vote of respect and affirmation!
- Please nominate more candidates now!
- Pruning inactive members (dormant status)
- New members
We need to reduce our bug backlog, by actually coming to a common resolution on some. Here are the most recent ones:
- DaveC would like to discuss New Committer Guidelines; Scrum / Agile techniques
- Wayne: Project plans are important but in a bad state!
- Mentors please encourage projects to keep their project plans up to date! (Wayne going to blog about)
- bug 283734 Crowdsourcing Docs / WikiText
- bug 283745 - Maven - current status, next steps
- bug 285074 - Dave Carver - Hudsonbuilder and write access to the cvs / svn repo
- bug 288393 - Denis - Bugzilla Best Practices
- bug 288721 - Sonar / Eclemma - Cedric Brun, Dave Carver
- The art of project release naming - no bug yet ?!?
- AC Bugzilla backlog
- Follow-up on Architecture Council/Bugzilla Best Practices - how to move on?
- Dave C AC should look at other Agile Principles can be employed (in addition to the Bugzilla practices)
- See also Architecture Council/Open Issues for overflow items that were not discussed
- News from the EMO and Councils ?
- API Deprecation Policy
- (old) Martin to follow up on Architecture Diagrams idea
- (old) Michael to flesh out the Patterns idea and remind the EAC -- started Architecture Council/Top Ten Recommendations#Design Patterns, backed by EclipseCon tutorial proposals
- While these show how well-known GoF patterns are applied in Eclipse, Michael's idea was more to find and describe new patterns which are specific to Eclipse
- (old) Michael to draft an E-Mail about the "plugin granularity" idea, searching for people to lead the effort