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Re: [amalgam-dev] Amalgam discovery
- From: Cédric Brun <cedric.brun@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 10:17:23 +0200
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thanks for the ping, looks like my Mylyn query is not perfect yet, I'm
afraid I completely missed this bug.
Adding a comment right away.
Le 23/05/2010 15:36, Ed Willink a écrit :
> Hi Cedric
> I thought I saw, but can't find, a recent email from you announcing
> that things were now in place for EPP RC1 Modeling Discovery. However
> I don't see either MDT/OCL or M2M/QVTd in
> as requested in Bug 311214.
> On 15/04/2010 08:54, Cédric Brun wrote:
>> Hi Ed,
>> Thanks for your feedback.
>> The plan is to make this UI visible through the welcome page, just like
>> you suggested :)
>> If you want QVTd to be part of the discovery ui, I can fire a bug and
>> you'll be able to provide me the required information from it.
>> As for the examples I think it deserves a whole discussion but we could
>> figure a way for people to discover examples not necessarily including
>> them in their installation : having the same kind of UI which will
>> install the required dependencies *and* checkout the code from
>> CVS/SVN/Git. This could probably be part of the Helios +1 release but
>> I'd like to get the modeling PMC feedback about this.
>> Le 14/04/2010 08:48, Ed Willink a écrit :
>>> Hi Cedric
>>> Amalgam is providing some useful functionality, but it's all a bit
>>> I needed to use Alt-Shift-F1 to confirm that the Modeling Discovery
>>> UI is an Amalgam contribution.
>>> Searching for Modeling Discovery on the wiki reveled no obvious
>>> mention of amalgam. The amalgam project pages refer to the Ganymede
>>> release train.
>>> I just used the Modeling Discovery UI to install Xtext; very good UI
>>> once you find it. (I only discovered it after a mention at EclipseCon
>>> caused me to ask you).
>>> It would probably help a bit if the Welcome page had an additional
>>> prominent icon advertising the Modeling Discovery UI. (use the
>>> org.eclipse.ui.intro.configExtension extension point.)
>>> It might also be good to have Help->Modeling Discovery UI... adjacent
>>> to Help->Install New Software...
>>> Contrasting "Modeling Discovery UI" with "Install New Software",
>>> "Modeling Discovery UI" is a good name describing the technical
>>> implementation but a bad name from the user's perspective. Perhaps
>>> "Install Modeling Software".
>>> Anyway, I'm trying to find out what is necessary for M2M/QVTd and
>>> MDT/OCL Examples to install via the discovery UI.
>>> Is visibility achieved by application to you?
>>> I would like to be able to discover:
>>> Platform examples
>>> EMF Core examples
>>> MDT/OCL examples
>>> Ed Willink
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