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Architecture Council/Meetings/April 12 2012

Meeting Title: Architecture Council Monthly Meeting
Date & Time: Thursday April 12, 2012 at 1500 UTC / 0800 SFO / 1100 Ottawa / 1600 London / 1700 Berlin attention DST change
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Dial-in: Let's use the Foundation's Asterisk setup for this call:
  • Ottawa (local call in Ottawa) 1-613-288-9131
  • North America (toll free) 1-877-253-0615
  • Germany (local call anywhere in Germany) 49-692-2224-6059
  • France (local call anywhere in France) 33-17-070-8535
  • UK (toll free) 0800-033-7806

Participant conference extension: 701 then enter pin: 51968

  • SIP clients can call, then enter pin 51968.


All AC Members are invited.

  • PMC Reps please confirm attendance or list your delegate below. Every PMC is required to name a primary and backup delegate, and to ensure that one delegate attends the meeting.
BIRT: Wenfeng Li Wenbin He
DTP: Brian Payton Linda Chan
Eclipse: Mike Wilson John Arthorne
Boris Bokowski
Modeling: Ed Merks Cédric Brun
Sven Efftinge
Mylyn: Steffen Pingel Mik Kersten
RT: Christian Campo Tom Watson
SOA: Adrian Mos Sebastien Gandon
Technology: Gunnar Wagenknecht Wayne Beaton
Tools: Doug Schaefer
WTP: Chuck Bridgham Dave Carver
Neil Hauge

  • Regrets: Oliver Cole (standing conflict), Wenfeng Li (standing conflict), Neil Hauge, Sebastien Gandon, Martin O (conflict), Adrian Mos, John Arthorne, Steffen Pingel
  • Signed-up: Wayne Beaton, Chuck Bridgham, Christian Campo, Igor Fedorenko, Markus Knauer, Kim Moir, Andrew Overholt, Doug Schaefer, David Williams, Ken Hussey, Chris Aniszczyk, Achim Lörke <insert other names here>

Agenda / Notes

  • Feel free to edit, but not during the call!

Review of Last Meeting

New Topics

  • EclipseCon - What interesting news about our Community did we find ? Any action items to derive ?
    • Architecture Council/Meetings/March 25 2012 StAC
    • Architecture Council/Meetings/March 27 2012 Breakfast
    • good feedback from attendees on content (Doug), location, and networking opportunities (Christian)
    • Christian commented that javafx seems to have a lot of momentum and seems to be the way forward (Tom Schindl wasn't around to second that :))
    • Wed 10.15 CBI/March28 2012 Symposion - Reston Suites A (Andrew Ross)
      • great interest, all seats full at session
      • code sprint occurring yesterday/today at Eclipse Foundation office
      • on track for (tentative) use by Eclipse project for Juno SR1
    • Wed 14.00 LTS/March28 2012 Symposion - Reston Suites A (Andrew Ross)
      • many interested parties
      • Pat Huff and Jochen Krause will be co-chairs
  • LTS related to maintaining high quality of Platform in its current stream, with reduced number of Platform core committers

General Topics

  • Updates from the Board
    • Chris A. mentioned that there was some concern regarding Juno readiness but those concerns have been addressed as things look good
  • Maven @ Eclipse progress
    • there continues to be lots of interest but no one had any news at this time
  • New Project Management Infrastructure
    • Wayne re-iterated the killer features: in-place editing, centralized location for all the information, automation to help ease releases (no more blocking on people ("I for one welcome our new Project Management Infrastructure overlords"))
    • feel free to provide feedback on the prototype (it has old data):
  • GSoC
    • Eclipse has 12 slots with Google Summer of Code
    • healthy student ideas and mentors
    • there is still time if you want to become a mentor or get involved
    • AI Wayne to send details of how to get involved
    • projects and mentor-student pairings will be decided on 23 April
  • Eclipse Foundation Asterisk system
    • pretty good sound quality (Christian said those using SIP clients sounded better)
    • slight background drone but that could be from someone's phone
  • Juno
    • people busy so not much news on SimRel report front or on Juno in general
    • M7 coming up in less than a month!
  • AC Backlog
    • bug 337004 Security policy no longer draft (thanks, Wayne and others)!

Action Items

  • Cleaned up old action items, see Architecture Council/Meetings/February 10 2011 for old stuff
  • (old) Martin to add Eclipsecon meeting notes onto the wiki
  • (old) Tim write up an initial wiki page with information for people to standardize on the tracing API
  • (old) Martin revise the AC Wiki to make it easier to find the New Member Process. More links on homepage. More usage of categories.
  • (old) Martin bug 315210 Make the AC mailing list open / moderated

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