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Indigo Release/Graduation Review - Ecore Tools 1.0

Indigo Simultaneous Release

Release Review and Graduation Review

Vincent Hémery (vincent.hemery@atosorigin.com)

Graduation Review : May 16th, 2011

Communication Channel : EMFT newsgroup

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

Project Plan : http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project-plan.php?planurl=http://www.eclipse.org/modeling/emft/ecoretools/project-info/plan.xml&component=EcoreTools

Indigo Release Highlights

New and noteworthy


 Ecore Tools 1.0 is compatible with Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede), Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo), Eclipse 3.6 (Helios) and Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo).

Quality of APIs

The component lead certifies that the requirements for Eclipse Quality APIs have been met for this release. All non-API code is in « internal » packages. There is no « discouraged access » warning on the code.

Architectural Issues & End-of-Life Issues

No new architectural issue in this release No End-of-Life issue in this release.

Committer Diversity

Anyware Technologies, Atos Origin, Individual.

IP Issues

The about files and use licenses are in place as per the Guidelines to Legal Documentation.

CQ 2518 - The Content includes items that have been sourced from the OMG MTL 1.0 specification : http://www.omg.org/spec/MOFM2T/1.0/

All other contributions (code, documentation, images, etc) have been committed by individuals who are either Members of the Foundation, or have signed the appropriate Committer Agreement. In either case, these are individuals who have signed, and are abiding by, the Eclipse IP Policy. The other contributions of the IP log are not significant or are written 100% by employees of the same employer (Obeo) as the Submitting Committer (http://www.eclipse.org/legal/EclipseLegalProcessPoster.pdf).

All contribution Questionnaires have been completed.

The "provider" field of each plugin or feature is set to "Eclipse Modeling Project".

The "copyright" field of each plugin or feature is set to the copyright owner.

Any third-party logos or trademarks included in the distribution (icons, logos, etc) have been licensed under the EPL.

The Ecore Tools IP log is located at http://www.eclipse.org/projects/ip_log.php?projectid=modeling.emft.ecoretools

Non-Code Aspects

Unit tests

13 Junit tests cover the UI aspects of the editor. These JUnit tests execute successfully in a workspace, but since the Indigo migration, there is a configuration issue preventing their automatic launch on the build server.

Code quality

Comments represent 32% of the Java source code.

An Ohloh page is available at http://www.ohloh.net/p/9584/analyses/latest


A documentation is available in the Help menu : EMF Ecore Tools Developer Guide.


blocker 0 3 0 3
critical 1 2 3 6
major 8 5 7 20
normal 41 9 34 84
minor 5 0 3 8
enhancement 0 4 4 8
TOTAL 77 39 62 178

Note : These figures are a snapshot taken on May 17th, 2011. See the generated Bugzilla report for up to date information


EcoreTools is based on the following standards :

- JavaTM 1.5
- Ecore
- Based on GMF 2.2

UI Usability

Filters, Navigability, Multi-diagrams... Internationalization Ecore Tools uses Eclipse i18n support Localization Ecore Tools map added to Babel

End of Life

There are no specific end of life concerns for this release.


Committer diversity Sierra Wireless (3), Atos Origin (2), Individual (2) Conference Participation : - Committers attended and/or presented at Eclipse Summit Europe 2009 and EclipseCon 2009 - Some committers also actively participate in MDT-Papyrus.


The schedule should match the release train for "+2" projects. As there has been very few evolutions recently on EcoreTools, we schedule very few candidate builds. There should be no major change between these versions.

Ecore Tools 1.0 Release Plan

RC2 (matching Indigo RC2 and used for Indigo RC3)	2011-05-25	
RC4 (matching Indigo RC4)				2011-06-08	
Final 1.0 (should be similar to RC4)			2011-06-22

Project Plan

The Helios project plan is available at http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project-plan.php?planurl=http://www.eclipse.org/modeling/emft/ecoretools/project-info/plan.xml&component=EcoreTools