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WTP 2016-01-14

WTP Development Status Meeting

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

Happy New Year!
Apache Common Collection security issue- see bug 482134

WTP Calendar

(Weekly Google Calendar)

For Neon overall dates, see the Simultaneous Release Calendar

Main Agenda Items

Release news/planning

  • Neon release planning
    • Project teams should be opening and targeting enhancements, and creating individual plans on the Eclipse Project area under a new Neon release
    • Project teams should plan on sharing plans (after M2 declared)
    • Steps to follow listed here

WTP 3.8.0: Neon

Neon Schedule

3.8.0 Schedule

01/14 Integration driver
01/28 WTP Neon M5 Candidate

3.8.0 Builds

WTP 3.7.2: Mars.2

3.7.2 Schedule

Mars.2 Schedule

01/14 Mars.2 RC1 candidate - start PMC +1 approval
01/28 Mars.2 RC2 candidate
02/04 Mars.2 RC3 candidate - start PMC +2 approval
02/11 Mars.2 RC4 candidate - start PMC +3 approval
  • Mars.2 GA: 2/26/2016

3.7.2 Builds

Bug and Feature Highlights

Focus on Quality

  • Improve:
  • Triage:
  • Target to a specific release or "future" if planning to fix but not in the next release
  • Adjust severity as appropriate

Release Bug Review

Mars.2 targeted bugs

Blockers, Hot-Bugs, Hot-Features

Blocker and Critical
Hotbugs [1]
Hotfeatures [2]
Hotfeatures - triaged with helpwanted

Project scrum section

  • Each project answers
    • What are you working on?
    • What are you planning for next week?

WTP Common Tools

Dali Java Persistence Tools

WTP EJB & Java EE Tools

JavaScript Development Tools

JavaServer Faces

Server Tools

  • This week: Fixed bug 484041, 476374
  • Next week: TBD

WTP Source Editing

  • The work on merging sourceediting.tests repository into sourceediting and Gerrit adoption for sourceediting (including the Gerrit triggered verification job at Hudson) is finally done. See:
  • Need help in review the contribution on WTP HTML Extension for Custom Tags/Attributes Validators. We'd like to hear on all the pluses and minuses as well as suggestions to improve the contribution before we'll ask the Project Lead to give his "+1" on pushing it into the repository. See:

Web Services Tools



Any others?

Because of few contributions were added, two projects require an increasing for major version:

  • JSDT (as planned) - because of NPM/Bower tools and Chome Developer Tools contributions
  • WTP SourceEditing - because of JSON Editor contribution

Other business - Long term tracking items


  1. Hotbug Policy
  2. Hotfeature Policy

Also, see

Luna release retrospective
Standard Format Plans
WTP 3.7.x maintenance release plan
how/when to branch code?
IP Logs selector
See also the WTP Meeting Archive-Reference Page.

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