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DSDP/TM/Committer Phone Meeting 7-Nov-2006

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Meeting Title: TM Committer Phone Meeting
Date & Time: Tuesday Nov 7, 2006 at 7am SFO / 9.00am Rochester / 10.00pm Toronto / 3pm London / 4pm Salzburg
Dial-in: International +44 (0)1452 567588
North America +1 (866) 6161738 (toll free)
UK National 08712460713
Passcode: 0587322148 #

MartinO to start conference call - please dial in using the numbers above.
Please be available for Skype Chat in parallel to the call. MartinO will start Skype chat just prior to call.
Skype fallback dial-in - only if less than 5 participants: martin.oberhuber, ddykstal (or david_dykstal), david-k-mcknight, kushal.munir, javier.montalvoorus, tedatteddotnet, michael_scharf, and uwe.stieber.


  • IBM - Dave Dykstal, Dave McKnight, Kushal Munir
  • Symbian - Javier Montalvo Orús
  • Wind River - Martin Oberhuber, Uwe Stieber, Michael Scharf (n/a), Ted Williams
  • Tradescape - Lothar Werzinger

This is an Open call, so anyone else can join (though we expect the talk to be interesting for committers only).


  • Our top goals
    • Grow the Communities - active users and adopters --> tutorial, docs, mailinglist help
    • Get the APIs Right --> enable public API discussion --> ISV docs, Wiki API discussion, [api] bugzilla's
    • Get our Processes in place --> JUnit, nightly builds, infocenter, update site
  • Latest News
    • New Format - including percent of time available for openRSE in the previous, and next week
Martin 80% Preparing signed jars - bug 163421; daily I-builds, build notes; about files still pending 80%
DaveD 80% Bugfixing; getting bugcount down; concentrating on lo-risk stuff now but will be avalable for helping on critical fixes 60-80%
DaveM 90% Bugs: Refresh problem; 90%
Kushal 60% Refresh & Filter bugs; encodings on IBM-RSE: additional field on a property page, needs to be added to openRSE real soon; AI: Add enhancement requests to bugzilla 50%
Javier 80% Fixing FTP bugs - AI Kushal: apply sorting patch 50%
Ted 5% Janet still reviewing rxtx licenses; Michael Scharf might start working on refactoring the Terminal; working on Build for DD 5%
Uwe 10% Working around RSE peculiarities in order to make it do what he wants for WR 50-60%
    • Other News --
  • Top Priorities this week:
    • #1 - hi-priority bug fixing, testing and verification
    • #2 - Being responsive
    • #3 - Apply doc fixes
  • Current Work
    • Endgame Plan:
      • Bug Fixes all tuesday and wednesday
      • Martin to release the Mapfiles each morning Europe time --> automatic I-build at 7am Ottawa time
        • Please test and verify late fixes in the I-builds as you can!
        • Look at the "fixed bugs not yet verified" on the bug process page
      • Thursday: testing and doc fixes only
      • Martin to release the Mapfiles Friday morning Europe time --> final I-build (RC) at 7am Ottawa time
      • Plan to release this unchanged on Friday
    • New bugs: REVIEW Assigned to Inbox, Status NEW
  • Upcoming Work
    • Start IBM and EMO review process for User Actions and Import/Export (DaveD)
    • Start creating Unit Tests, Testing feature (DaveD, Uwe)
    • Continue bug fixing on HEAD (All)
    • Fix compiler warnings, prepare for FinBugs (Kushal)
    • Add ISV Javadoc where it is still missing or incorrect; review, and improve all docs (DaveM)
    • RSE 2.0 Planning - Finalize the 2.0 Project Plan
  • Communications
    • F2F meeting Toronto, Jan.17-18 (tentative)? - Use as brainstorming / architecture / planning meeting for upcoming "larger" 2.0 changes. Is January too late for that? Do we need it?
      • DaveD probably not available
    • DSDP/TM/Code_Ownership
    • API changes: we'll not introduce any api changes between 1.0 and 1.0.1
      • But prepare for API changes soon after 1.0.1
  • Change Requests
  • Vacations, Holidays etc.
    • Kushal - Business trip Nov 9 and 10
    • US Thanksgiving - End of November
  • Free discussion -- feelings, comments, critics

Action Items

  • Last Meeting Action Items
  • DaveD - Edit Code Ownership. Submit UDA and Import/Export for review; JUnit tests; Hi-Pri bugs. New bug for moving DTD.
  • DaveM - Enter Resume into; Bugs
  • Kushal - Bugs
  • Martin - Work on 2.0 project plan; TM FAQ on the Wiki; Hi-pri bugs;
  • Javier - Hook up with Scott Lewis once SD is committed and works
  • Ted - Terminalview; Document the build process

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