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EMF Compare/Release Review/1.3.1

Juno Release Review - EMF Compare 1.3

Laurent Goubet (laurent.goubet@obeo.fr)

Release Review : May 30, 2012

Communication Channel : eclipse.modeling.emf newsgroup

Process Documentation : http://www.eclipse.org/projects/dev_process/development_process.php

Project Plan : http://www.eclipse.org/modeling/emf/compare/project-info/plan-juno.xml

1.3 Release Highlights

New and noteworthy

Performances

Slight improvement of the matching phase cost, improving the overall time of comparison. A number of memory leaks were tracked and hunted down for this release.

Ordering

Major imrpovement of the ordering handling throughout EMF Compare : merging differences on ordering, merging addition and removals that change the ordering, detecting and merging ordering differences on attribute values...

Merging

Huge improvements on the merging process of EMF Compare, adding thousands of unit tests and fixing the failing corner cases.

Filtering and Grouping

Adding the possibility to filter and group diffs together in the comparison UI, along with the corresponding extension points.

Diagram Comparison

Adding graphical comparison (match, diff and merge) capabilities as well as comparison editors for integration with GMF and EcoreTools.

SYSML Comparison

Adding a specific comparison engine for SYSML models.