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BIRT PMC Minutes - Monday, August 18, 2008

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Monday, August 18, 2008 @ 10am Pacific.


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BIRT 2.3 SR1 Development (Fall Maintenance Release)

Development work on BIRT 2.3 SR1 is proceeding. No specific issues or items to report.

General Information

BIRT 2.3 SR1 is the first maintenance release for BIRT 2.3. It is part of the coordinated Service Release for the Ganymede project. More information on the coordinated release can be found in the Service Release section of the Ganymede pages.

Target date for the release is Wednesday September 24, 2008.

The designation for this release is BIRT 2.3 SR1, with the version number as BIRT 2.3.1.

The Development Plan for BIRT 2.3 SR1 is available on the Eclipse BIRT Project Development Plan pages. The Milestone schedule for the release is available in the Service Release timeline section of the Ganymede project page (BIRT is a "+2" project in this schedule).

For a list of bugs assigned to this release, refer to Bugzilla: BIRT 2.3 SR1 Bugs assigned in Bugzilla

BIRT 2.5 Development

No change of status.

General Information

The June 2009 release of BIRT will be BIRT 2.5. Detailed planning has not be finalized since we are focusing on the BIRT 2.3 SR1 release for the next few months. However, some provisional planning has been completed via Bugzilla. To review, refer to Bugzilla using Target = 2.5 and Keyword "Plan"


Webinar Series on BIRT Exchange:

BIRT Exchange has hosted a series of technical webinars on BIRT. For archived and other upcoming webinars see the Webinar Page on BIRT Exchange.

Other Upcoming Events:

  • JAX 2008 on October 5-9, 2008 - San Jose, CA - Introduction to BIRT 2.3
  • EclipseWorld 2008 on October 28-30, 2008 - Reston, VA - 2 Sessions on BIRT


Recent articles:

Article Date Where
Developing an Eclipse BIRT XML Report Rendering Extension By Jason Weathersby, Iana Chatalbasheva, and Tom Bondur March 2008

Full list of major articles can be found on the Wiki page for BIRT Project Articles.

Other articles, tips and techniques, demos and other resoures can be found on the BIRT Exchange community site.

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