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WTP 2010-08-05

WTP Development Status Meeting

Attendees

Project Leads
Carl
Tim
Keith
Nitin
Chuck
Kaloyan
Raghu
Neil
David
Committers
Bob
Konstantin
Chris
Dave
Larry
Kate
Angel
Valentin
Paul
Nick
Gabriel
Eric
Rob
Sam
Friends
Elson
Ian
Aidyl

Note: feel free to correct any errors/omissions in above attendance record.

Remember, any committer can add an agenda item. Typically, short announcements or news items go in the "Announcements" section at the beginning. Longer items or issues requiring discussion should go in the "Other business" section at end.

Announcements And Special Reports

WTP Calendar

(Weekly Google Calendar updated through June, 2010)


For Helios overall dates, see a Simultaneous Release Calendar


WTP 3.2.2

  • No Build to declare (planning week)


  • Bug Review
Hotbugs [1]
Blocker and Critical
P1s that need attention
PMC Approval Summary
Bugs targeted to 3.2.1
Bugs targeted to 2.3.1

3.2.2 schedule

8/3 Start R3.2.2 builds against (same) maintenance branch of map files (R3_2_maintenance, R2_3_maintenance for Dali)
Project lead review and approval until Aug 27
[Our WTP 3.2.1 release will be used to contribute to Helios SR1 RC1 +2 due on 8/11]
8/13 Declared M-build
8/20 Declared M-build
8/27 Declared M-build [contributed to Helios SR1 RC2 +2 due on 9/1]
PMC +1 review: Aug 27 - Sep 3
9/3 Declared M-build [contributed to Helios SR1 RC3 +2 due on 9/8]
PMC +2 review: Sep 3 - Sep 10
9/10 Declared M-build <== final build, unless blockers found [contributed to Helios SR1 RC4 +2 due on 9/15]
PMC +3 review: Sep 10 - Sep 24
9/17 Declared M-build <== final build, if needed
Sep 10 - Sep 24 is "quiet week" to allow in depth testing with no changes
Any "stop ship" builds needs not only PMC review/approval, but also Planning Council Exception
9/24 Official Release


See "references" [2] for detailed explanation of what these dates mean.

WTP 3.3.0

Initial Planning during July? Final plans by end of September?

Working assumption: objective is to work with both Platform 3.7 and 4.1?

See briefest Eclipse 4.0 intro. One thing I forgot there, was a pointer to e4-dev mailing list ... that's were Eclipse 4.0 builds are currently discussed, announced (in addition to e4-only topics).

Planning documents

  • See subproject plan documents under standard-project-plans\indigo\

Themes

  1. improve Java EE 6 support
  2. e4 (Eclipse 4.1) tolerance (no explotation of non compatible function planned)

Other Candidate Themes?

Anyone interested in these? Resources available? Do they cross projects, or just enhancement to one or two?

  • Maven enablement support (at least make more friendly for maven users, if not direct support)
  • OSGi enterprise support
  • Any items from "top 10" list of problems to focus on. deadlocks? performance? modularity? api? test coverage?
  • ... ?

Schedule

I think our WTP M1 will be around 8/13?

Other business

References

  1. Hotbug Policy
  2. Our plan dates are on 'Friday' of the week. But, we produce and test the build on Thursday of the week, and ideally declare on Thursday. The dates in the Google Web Tools group calendar are for 'Thursdays' since that's a calendar for committers. We give ourselves the buffer to Friday, as our "public" date, that others can pick up our build, just in case a regression is found on Thursday and we have to respin and retest. [Technically, some might say, we still have till the following Tuesday or Wednesday for some "Simultaneous Release" due dates ... but it's hard to do much in that window, without disrupting everyone ... so we'll not use that buffer, except for the worst emergencies.]

Also, see

WTP 3.2.x maintenance release plan

how/when to branch code?

WTP_3.2_Ramp_down_Plan_for_Helios

Web Tools Platform Plans

IP Logs selector

WTP Helios retrospective.


See also the WTP Meeting Archive-Reference Page.