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E4/Meeting Minutes/Status 2010014


  • Bogdan Gheorghe
  • Boris Bokowski
  • Dan Rubel
  • Eric Moffatt
  • Lars Vogel
  • McQ
  • Oleg Besedin
  • Paul Webster
  • Remy Suen
  • Simon Kaegi
  • Susan McCourt
  • Yves Yang


  • Compatibility layer making good progress
    • Getting the error log to show
    • Infrastructure created for running 3.x stream tests against compatibility layer
  • Bug fixing on model reconciler
  • Extensibility to e4 model
  • Model components: model snippets that can be merged with base application model
  • A bundle that provides base application model
  • Getting css engine to style in terms of model parts rather than widgets
    • Allows more reuse of styling data with different renderers
  • Support for perspectives working in e4 model (aka shared parts)
  • Many e4 talks accepted at EclipseCon, looks like good coverage
  • Beginning of regular call of E4/Evangelism group
    • Share material, give consistent messages
    • Gather information on upcoming e4 talks
  • Wrapping up e4 M3
  • Will tag all examples, etc, for M3 so we have a consistent baseline
  • Visual design discussions ongoing
    • Please comment on design mockups
    • Need to coordinate design discussions along various dimensions (whitespace, tabs, use of color, etc)
    • Need to document how to tweak various style elements so people can play around with it and style their applications differently
  • XWT
    • e4 workbench integration: using data binding for part change notification (e.g., dirty state)
    • e4 workbench designer: layered organization management: can now use DnD to change part layout
    • See M3 New & Noteworthy for details

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