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{{Backlink|Buckminster Project}}
 
{{Backlink|Buckminster Project}}
  
We're currently working against our Buckminster 1.0 release milestone, which will be the first documented & production-quality Buckminster release.  This milestone is scheduled for Q4 2006 completion (most likely late November).
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We're currently working against our Buckminster 0.1.0 Europa release, which will be the first documented & production-quality Buckminster release.  This schedule for this release is synchronized with the milestones and release candidates of [[Europa_Simultaneous_Release#Milestones_and_Release_Candidates|Europa]].
 
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=== Buckminster Milestone 3. Completion Q3 2006 ===
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* {{Strikeover|'''-Clean up and restructure-''' [[Buckminster Component Specification|CSPEC]] '''and some related mechanisms'''}}
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** {{Strikeover|Remove 'targets' concept (outdated)}}
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** {{Strikeover|Remove use of 'buckminster' URL as a query vehicle (only internally used and is better modeled differently)}}
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** {{Strikeover|Add component name/version attributes to the data}}
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*** {{Strikeover|''In principle this is redundant information, but there are times when it can be necessary and/or useful. However, it must be described on exactly when and how the data is used and what happens when it conflicts with implicit information. There are also implications for [[Buckminster Component Query|CQUERY]] advisor nodes''.}}
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* '''Complete the [[Buckminster Component Specification|CSPEC]] and associated functionality'''
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** {{Strikeover|Define [[Buckminster CSPEC Action|actions]] XML & Model/interface (including persistence model}}
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** {{Strikeover|Implement action driven evaluation using actors}}
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** {{Strikeover|Improve CSPEC generators to include actions. Build of PDE artifacts in special}}
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** Update the documentation to reflect new generation and CSPEC elements
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** Removed all deprecated stuff after some announced grace period.
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** <strike>Merge XML schemas. We only need three; cspec, rmap, and meta-data.</strike>
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* {{Strikeover|'''A basic 'update site' provider'''}}
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* {{Strikeover|'''Headless/packaging docs'''}}
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** {{Strikeover|Generally clean up}}
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** {{Strikeover|Add sections on calling directly from Java and from Ant}}
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=== Items to complete before the 1.0 final release. Completion Q4 2006 ===
 
=== Items to complete before the 1.0 final release. Completion Q4 2006 ===
  
* '''CSPEC improvements'''
 
** Add componentProducer (prerequisite) to CSPEC dependeny
 
** Rename &lt;local&gt;/&lt;external&gt; to &lt;attribute&gt;
 
 
* '''Improve packaging'''
 
* '''Improve packaging'''
** Review feature structure
 
 
** Add common OSS feature (pde, cvs, svn)
 
** Add common OSS feature (pde, cvs, svn)
** Create a separate headless.site.xml for the update site
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** Create a separate headless-site.xml for the update site
* '''Meta Data'''
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** Bill Of Material and dynamic data separation
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* '''PDE Build improvements'''
 
* '''PDE Build improvements'''
 
** Feature version consolidation
 
** Feature version consolidation
** Understand PDE repository maps
 
 
* '''Documentation improvements'''
 
* '''Documentation improvements'''
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** General restructuring of wiki content
 
** Create Trailblazers for common usecases
 
** Create Trailblazers for common usecases
** New docs on cspec/ant bridge
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** Make current documentation up-to-date with codebase
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** Document the action framework
 
** More examples
 
** More examples
* '''Headless improvements'''
 
** <strike>Make headless core product much smaller</strike>
 
** Review headless command and option names
 
** Create new workspace from template workspace
 
  
 
=== Misc possibilities - undecided and no timeframe ===
 
=== Misc possibilities - undecided and no timeframe ===
  
* '''Disconnect headless entirely from Buckminster, possibly offer for general RCP use'''
 
** Turn into article: 'Implementing a headless framework' and 'Implementing a headless progress monitor'
 
 
[[Category:Buckminster]]
 
[[Category:Buckminster]]
 
* '''Minimalistic installer'''
 
* '''Minimalistic installer'''
** Extremely compact (no Eclipse runtime)
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** Java Web Start installer for our product
** Based on barebone OSGi
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** Able to materialize from bom or mspec
** Able to materialize from Bill Of Materials
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** Self configuring
 
** Self configuring
 
** UI component (progress monitors etc.)
 
** UI component (progress monitors etc.)

Revision as of 04:49, 25 May 2007

< To: Buckminster Project

We're currently working against our Buckminster 0.1.0 Europa release, which will be the first documented & production-quality Buckminster release. This schedule for this release is synchronized with the milestones and release candidates of Europa.

Items to complete before the 1.0 final release. Completion Q4 2006

  • Improve packaging
    • Add common OSS feature (pde, cvs, svn)
    • Create a separate headless-site.xml for the update site
  • PDE Build improvements
    • Feature version consolidation
  • Documentation improvements
    • General restructuring of wiki content
    • Create Trailblazers for common usecases
    • Make current documentation up-to-date with codebase
    • Document the action framework
    • More examples

Misc possibilities - undecided and no timeframe

  • Minimalistic installer
    • Java Web Start installer for our product
    • Able to materialize from bom or mspec
    • Self configuring
    • UI component (progress monitors etc.)