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Orion/Meeting minutes/20110407


  • Release date
  • Language tooling


  • Silenio Quarti
  • Libing Wang
  • Simon Kaegi
  • Grant Gayed
  • Mark Macdonald
  • McQ Wilson
  • Andrew Niefer
  • John Arthorne
  • Boris Bokowski
  • Felipe Heidrich
  • Susan McCourt
  • Nayna Jain



  • Changes to crossfire protocol
  • Panel to start/stop debugging
  • Extensible syntax colouring
    • Looking at approaches used in CodeMirror/Ace/TextMate
  • Added Chrome 11 to set of browsers we are testing
  • Looking at adding IE 9 for testing
  • Working on progress service
  • we have Git Log UI ready, some bugs raised against this UI, but we are on it
  • fetch API implemented
  • merge API [in progress]
  • fetch UI [in progress]
  • working with repos on ssh [in progress]
  • Support for multiple file services working in a branch
  • Working on getting editor working on iPad
  • Options for handling selection on iPad
    1. Emulate selection. Disadvantages: no native clipboard, doesn't look cool
    2. Text area overlaying whole text. Disadvantages: slow, limitations on syntax colouring
    3. Wait until iOS fixes contentEditable
  • Performance testing of editor
  • Working on displaying compare editor for git status and git diff
    • Ability to compare arbitrary commits and even arbitrary files
    • Working on 3-way merge editor
  • Working on WebDAV support
    • Exploring related authentication scenarios, cross-site authorization
  • Improving user experience navigating through browser history
  • Refactoring some of the parts of the navigator so they can be used in other views
  • Working on directory prompter dialog

Discussion topics

  • Do we release in June or just have a consolidation milestone

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