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WTP 2013-01-17

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

WTP Calendar

(Weekly Google Calendar)

For Juno/Kepler overall dates, see the Simultaneous Release Calendar

Focus on Quality (Neil)

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

WTP 3.4.2

3.4.2 Schedule

1/17 No Smoke... Keep testing and submitting bug fixes!
1/24 RC2 build (after this build, begin PMC-review ramp-down (+2 begins))
1/31 RC3 build (after this build, begin PMC-review ramp-down (+3 begins))
2/07 final M build (with one week of buffer following this week, quiet week, until 2/22 (re-spin would require +3))
2/22/2013 Juno SR2 GA

Bug Review

Bugs targeted to 3.4.2
Blocker and Critical

WTP 3.5: Kepler!

3.5.0 Schedule

01/17 Regular M5 I Build declare
02/08 Official Kepler 3.5.0 M5 availability - no declare


06/26 Kepler GA

See "references" [1] for detailed explanation of what these dates mean.

Bug Review

Bugs targeted to 3.5
Hotbugs [2]
Blocker and Critical

Other business

  • Anything else?
    • Question about handling validation after plugin has stopped.


  1. Our plan dates are on 'Friday' of the week. But, we produce and test the build on Thursday of the week, and ideally declare on Thursday. The dates in the Google Web Tools group calendar are for 'Thursdays' since that's a calendar for committers. We give ourselves the buffer to Friday, as our "public" date, that others can pick up our build, just in case a regression is found on Thursday and we have to respin and retest. [Technically, some might say, we still have till the following Tuesday or Wednesday for some "Simultaneous Release" due dates ... but it's hard to do much in that window, without disrupting everyone ... so we'll not use that buffer, except for the worst emergencies.]
  2. Hotbug Policy

Also, see

Juno SR1 Simultaneous Release Schedule
Indigo release retrospective
Standard Format Plans
WTP 3.2.x maintenance release plan
how/when to branch code?
IP Logs selector
See also the WTP Meeting Archive-Reference Page.

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