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Planning Council/September 07 2011

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Meeting Title: Planning Council Conference Call
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 07, 2011, at 1200 Eastern
Dial-in: For the call-in numbers, see the "Project Review" number on Foundation Portal page.

Members and Attendees

PMC (and Strategic) Reps
Chris Aniszczyk Technology (PMC)
John Arthorne Eclipse (PMC)
 ??  ?TPTP? (PMC) X
Mik Kersten Mylyn (ALM) PMC
Brian Payton Datatools (PMC)
Doug Schaefer Tools (PMC)
Adrian Mos SOA (PMC)
Ed Merks Modeling (PMC)
Jesse McConnell Rt (PMC)
David Williams WTP (PMC) (appointed Chair)
Gary Xue Birt (PMC)
Strategic Reps
Cedric Brun OBEO (Strategic Developer)
Stefan Daume Cloudsmith Inc.(Strategic Developer)
Neil Hauge Oracle (Strategic Developer)
Kaloyan Raev SAP AG (Strategic Developer)
Pascal Rapicault Sonatype (Strategic Developer)
Markus Knauer Innoopract (Strategic Developer)
Christian Kurzke Motorola (Strategic Developer)
Achim Loerke BREDEX (Strategic Developer)
Wayne Beaton Eclipse Foundation (appointed)
[no name] Nokia (Strategic Developer) X
[no name] CA Inc. (Strategic Consumer) X
[no name] brox IT-Solutions GmbH (Strategic Developer) X

Note: "Inactive" refers to Strategic Members we have not heard from in a year or so, and have been unable to convince to participate. Those members can become active again at any time. Contact David Williams if questions.

Note: feel free to correct any errors/omissions in above attendance record.
Y = Yes, attended
N = No, did not
R = regrets sent ahead of time
X = not expected


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Indigo SR1

Any issues?

Achim: We discovered an issue where a change in Equinox broke EclipseLink for Jubula Bugzilla. We filed this bug which is a showstopper for us shortly after RC1 and the fix will be in RC4. This leaves us with very little time to do any testing on the release (Of course we've tested this on internal builds but the RCs where not testable). What is the recommended way to deal with this? We could have fixed this for the EPP packages by using specific versions of Equinox and/or EclipseLink but that would still leave the feature in the repo unusable.

Should we tweak schedule? so weekly rhythm is same for maintenance as release? Namely, instead of Monday (+0) to Friday, have Friday (+0) to Friday?

Indigo Retrospective

Primary purpose is to brainstorm; to capture good and bad aspects of Indigo Simultaneous Release. While we want items to be actionable, we do not want to "judge" or get distracted by finding solutions, in this initial meeting.

We'll capture notes in Planning Council/Indigo_retrospective.

Before the meeting, please review last year's notes.

Juno Requirements

4.2 vs. 3.8

We will have 4.2 as primary (hence the one used for EPP Packages) but ask participating projects to have a clear plan item titled, exactly, "Support for Eclipse 3.8 workbench" where possible descriptions might be similar to:

  • Not at all. No support for 3.8 based apps.
  • We will accept bugs against 3.8 based apps, but do not test or compile against it.
  • We will compile against and somewhat test 3.8, though 4.2 is primary.
  • We will support 3.8 as well as 4.2, but the exact functionality may differ.
  • We will support 3.8 and 4.2 equally.

Next Meeting

  • October 5, 2011 (our regular "first Wednesday" meeting, at Noon Eastern).


Indigo Requirements
Juno Wiki page
Planning Council/Helios retrospective
Indigo Simultaneous Release
Planning Council Members
Simultaneous Release Roles and Simultaneous Release Roles/EMO