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The Eclipse community will be holding its first summit on runtime technologies and platforms at the [http://www.monaco-sf.com/monmon_pet.html Hotel Monaco] on December 11, 2007.
 
The Eclipse community will be holding its first summit on runtime technologies and platforms at the [http://www.monaco-sf.com/monmon_pet.html Hotel Monaco] on December 11, 2007.
  
''Proposed goal of the Summit'': Define a strategy how the Eclipse Foundation will deliver runtime technology.
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Proposed goal of the Summit: ''Define a strategy how the Eclipse Foundation will deliver runtime technology.''
  
Some key questions to discuss at the Summit:
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The focus is NOT solving technical issues, however we will for sure also discuss technology.
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The strategy should cover two topics:
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===Structure, organization and goals of runtime projects at Eclipse===
 
* What are the appropriate organizational structures to drive Runtime Technologies within the Foundation? Is a dedicated top level project needed, where the different runtime projects are bundled?
 
* What are the appropriate organizational structures to drive Runtime Technologies within the Foundation? Is a dedicated top level project needed, where the different runtime projects are bundled?
 
* What is the set of runtime technologies the Eclipse Foundation aspires to cover mid term (2-3 years)? Which parts of this technology stack are covered today?
 
* What is the set of runtime technologies the Eclipse Foundation aspires to cover mid term (2-3 years)? Which parts of this technology stack are covered today?
 
* How will the Foundation ship runtime technologies? Will there be a separate release train?
 
* How will the Foundation ship runtime technologies? Will there be a separate release train?
* How can the Foundation attract a user community within/without the Foundation?
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* Can we setup a common build / test infrastructure to avoid the integration problems we are seeing between different tooling projects. Integration problems are likely show stoppers in runtime business. It seems like a tighter integration between projects is necessary.
* How can the Foundation attract more runtime projects?
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== Who's Coming? ==
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===Fostering adoption and appealing to the community===
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* How can the Foundation attract a user community within/outside the Foundation?
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* Do we need to establish another brand beside Eclipse (because Eclipse is a synonym for tools) - Equinox?
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* How can we match a "brand" with real estate (not like RCP - where there is no real place to go)
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** website
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** mailing list, newsgroup
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* How can we make adoption easy?
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** Are there problems for current adopters?
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** central website
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** easy downloads
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* End to end examples showcasing runtime technology may help(who is willing to participate / contribute)
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** Can we provide a large set of snippets?
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* Can we push the use of runtime technologies with tools (Intro, wizards)
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* What is our story about other (JVM based) languages
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* How can the Foundation attract more runtime projects? Should we reach out to attract runtime projects?
  
Enter your name and affiliation here if you're planning on attending the Summit.
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===Tentative Agenda===
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* 15 min Introduction
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* 1 hour Presentation of existing runtime technologies with selected short talks (5 minutes)
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* 30 min A new top level project - who may / will participate?
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* 30 min Where are we heading with runtime technologies (which pieces will / should be coming)
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* 15 min OSGi Enterprise working group - State and goals
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* 1 hour Build / Test / Ship
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break
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* 30 min Adopter feedback (what is missing, what proved to be difficult)
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* 1 hour Brand and real estate
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* 1 hour Tools for Eclipse runtime technologies - Who will contribute?
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* 1 hour Showcases / Tutorials
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* 30 min Organize reach out to adopters / other runtime projects
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=== Registration ===
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We would like to reach out to adopters of Eclipse runtime technology, to Eclipse projects creating runtime technology and to projects that are providing tooling for Eclipse runtime technology.
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This summit is '''not''' a mini conference.  Attendees should be prepared to present their points of view on the various themes and describe where they see themselves interacting, contributing and cooperating in Eclipse Runtime technologies. Space is limited so preference will be given to committers and people seriously adopting runtime technologies.
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The [http://www.eclipse.org Eclipse Foundation] is kindly sponsoring the event so there is no fee for attending.
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Please register by sending a mail to [mailto:equinoxsummit@eclipse.org equinoxsummit@eclipse.org].
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== Who's Coming? ==
  
 
* Ricco Deutscher, Sopera
 
* Ricco Deutscher, Sopera
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* Jeff McAffer, IBM
 
* Jochen Krause, Innoopract
 
* Jochen Krause, Innoopract
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== Organizers ==
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Ricco Deutscher, Jeff McAffer, Jochen Krause

Revision as of 02:30, 6 November 2007

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Eclipse Runtime Summit

The Eclipse community will be holding its first summit on runtime technologies and platforms at the Hotel Monaco on December 11, 2007.

Proposed goal of the Summit: Define a strategy how the Eclipse Foundation will deliver runtime technology.

The focus is NOT solving technical issues, however we will for sure also discuss technology.

The strategy should cover two topics:

Structure, organization and goals of runtime projects at Eclipse

  • What are the appropriate organizational structures to drive Runtime Technologies within the Foundation? Is a dedicated top level project needed, where the different runtime projects are bundled?
  • What is the set of runtime technologies the Eclipse Foundation aspires to cover mid term (2-3 years)? Which parts of this technology stack are covered today?
  • How will the Foundation ship runtime technologies? Will there be a separate release train?
  • Can we setup a common build / test infrastructure to avoid the integration problems we are seeing between different tooling projects. Integration problems are likely show stoppers in runtime business. It seems like a tighter integration between projects is necessary.

Fostering adoption and appealing to the community

  • How can the Foundation attract a user community within/outside the Foundation?
  • Do we need to establish another brand beside Eclipse (because Eclipse is a synonym for tools) - Equinox?
  • How can we match a "brand" with real estate (not like RCP - where there is no real place to go)
    • website
    • mailing list, newsgroup
  • How can we make adoption easy?
    • Are there problems for current adopters?
    • central website
    • easy downloads
  • End to end examples showcasing runtime technology may help(who is willing to participate / contribute)
    • Can we provide a large set of snippets?
  • Can we push the use of runtime technologies with tools (Intro, wizards)
  • What is our story about other (JVM based) languages
  • How can the Foundation attract more runtime projects? Should we reach out to attract runtime projects?

Tentative Agenda

  • 15 min Introduction
  • 1 hour Presentation of existing runtime technologies with selected short talks (5 minutes)
  • 30 min A new top level project - who may / will participate?
  • 30 min Where are we heading with runtime technologies (which pieces will / should be coming)
  • 15 min OSGi Enterprise working group - State and goals
  • 1 hour Build / Test / Ship

break

  • 30 min Adopter feedback (what is missing, what proved to be difficult)
  • 1 hour Brand and real estate
  • 1 hour Tools for Eclipse runtime technologies - Who will contribute?
  • 1 hour Showcases / Tutorials
  • 30 min Organize reach out to adopters / other runtime projects


Registration

We would like to reach out to adopters of Eclipse runtime technology, to Eclipse projects creating runtime technology and to projects that are providing tooling for Eclipse runtime technology. This summit is not a mini conference. Attendees should be prepared to present their points of view on the various themes and describe where they see themselves interacting, contributing and cooperating in Eclipse Runtime technologies. Space is limited so preference will be given to committers and people seriously adopting runtime technologies.

The Eclipse Foundation is kindly sponsoring the event so there is no fee for attending. Please register by sending a mail to equinoxsummit@eclipse.org.


Who's Coming?

  • Ricco Deutscher, Sopera
  • Jeff McAffer, IBM
  • Jochen Krause, Innoopract


Organizers

Ricco Deutscher, Jeff McAffer, Jochen Krause