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Tools PMC Meeting 2009-05-27

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Time: 2:00 PM Eastern

Conference number: North America 1 866-842-3549, Ottawa 613-787-5018, Passcode: 6046633

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  • Anthony Hunter
  • David Williams
  • John Duimovich
  • Doug Schaefer


  • Galileo update
    • Everyone on track.
  • Bjorn
    • Plans to stay on the Tools PMC.
  • Bjorn - Update on COBOL project status
    • Wait for Bjorn, leaning towards termination review.
  • Anthony - Update on VE project lead status
    • Post on ve-dev to confirm Yves in the lead, Email tools PMC that Yves is in and Joe is out.
  • What guidance to give sub-projects on "Provider Name"
    • Two alternatives?
      • "Eclipse Tools"
      • By subproject (no abbreviations, etc.)
 Eclipse AspectJ Development Tools
 Eclipse AspectJ
 Eclipse Buckminster Component Assembly
 Eclipse C/C++ Development Tooling
 Eclipse COBOL IDE
 Eclipse Graphical Editor Framework
 Eclipse Hibachi
 Eclipse Mylyn
 Eclipse Orbit Project (?Or, Eclipse Orbit ?)
 Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform
 Eclipse PHP Development Tools
 Eclipse Visual Editor
  • probably too late to go back and fix.
    • Recommendation not to fix right now since we are RC2.
  • GEF used "Eclipse Modeling Project"
  • Recommendation to use what is in the table above for the next release.
  • Other projects moving to Tools?
    • Doug - Linux Tools / Mobile Linux maybe?
    • ATF incubating in webtools
    • talked about advantages of being in tools.
    • Seemed ok about ATF moving to tools.
  • What projects belong in tools?
    • Future:
      • What is the tools project about, what is the scope?
      • Why do we have fewer rules?
      • Maybe we should take another run at moving JDT and PDE into tools.



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