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Time and Location

  • Ottawa, Canada, May 22nd/23rd, 2008 (Thursday and Friday)
  • The exact meeting location is still to be determined
  • We will try to set up a video link for people who cannot attend in person. Not sure how effective this will be though.


TBD, based on the work areas below.

Work areas

In no particular order. Please add items you are willing to work on in the context of e4.

Work Area


Architectural Foundations (dependency injection, too many listeners, becoming more asynchronous, ...)

Boris Bokowski, Bernd Kolb (not available during the summit, sorry)

SWT Browser Edition

Steve Northover, Silenio Quarti

JavaScript Tooling

Declarative UI


Web-based IDE

Driving Eclipse from other languages

Mike Wilson

Client/Server Split

e4 embedded

Steve Northover

Modelling the Workbench

Eric Moffatt, Boris Bokowski, Kenn Hussey, Bernd Kolb (not available during the summit, sorry)

Eclipse Application Model (the "twenty things")

Boris Bokowski

Flexible Resource Model

Doug Schaefer, Kenn Hussey


Please add your name to the table above as well as appropriate so that we can gauge interest in (and willingness to work on!) the various work areas. Feel free to add new work areas as you see fit.

  • Mike Wilson, IBM Canada
  • Boris Bokowski, IBM Canada
  • Doug Schaefer, Wind River
  • Steve Northover, IBM Canada
  • Silenio Quarti, IBM Canada
  • Eric Moffatt, IBM Canada
  • Kenn Hussey, Embarcadero Technologies

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