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[eclipse-dev] Planning Meeting Notes - Jan 30, 2008

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 Discussion Topic
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Equinox:
- should someone on the PMC send a note to the mailing list to remind
  the community about the API freeze to minimize potential last minute
  API changes?

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 Status
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Rel. Eng.:
- test builds for adding p2.installer into build
- 3.3.2 endgame
- bug fixing
- looking forward to M5:
  - http://www.eclipse.org/eclipse/platform-releng/buildSchedule.html
  - http://youtube.com/watch?v=OGpNjf6mDPM

Platform UI:
- decorators:
  - added support for per label provider resource management; by default
    decorated images are now cleaned up when the content provider is
    destroyed
- reviewing community patches for cache performance
- problems view:
  - general polish
- capabilities:
  - contribution from the community going through IP clearance
- XSLT support:
  - polish and working on graduation from incubator
-  view management:
  - reviewed community contribution for non persistable views
- service support:
  - evaluation services API fleshed out
- global actions:
  - added API and updated the platform
- trim:
  - fast view bar(defect 216212)
  - IToolBarContributions in trim (defect 214680)
- 3.3.2:
  - updating copyright images
  - updated  version numbers

Debug:
- added support for VM debug command line arguments in Execution
  Environment Description files (bug 210978)
- extended presentation context to save/restore properties (bug 213069)
- Added IDebugModelPresentationExtension to control whether lables are
  computed in UI thread
- preparing examples for EclipseCon debug tutorials
- bug fixing/contribution reviewing


JDT Core:
- comment formatter not ready for M5
- released annotation recovery
- annotations on problem methods in .class files are now preserved
- investigating external library folders support
- 3.3.2 bugs verification
- 3.3.2 testing
- 3.4 bug fixing

User Assistance:
- tested 3.3.2 help system using a language pack:
  - revealed one cheat sheet bug which has been fixed for 3.3.2,
    everything else tested well
- working on improved xhtml entity resolution:
   - will file an IPzilla request to package the dtds for xhtml 1.0
     and 1.1 in the org.eclipse.help plugin
- bug fixing

JDT UI:
- 3.3.2 test pass
- reviewed patch that allows to create an ANT build file out of the
  Runnable JAR file wizard
- inbox tracking
- bug fixing
- vacation

Platform Text and JDT Text:
- 3.3.2 test pass
- enriched hovers:
  - further polish
  - added tool bar support to enriched hovers
- breadcrumb navigation bar for the Java editor:
  - started discussions about UI design
  - further polish
- reviewed and committed patch that allows case-aware find/replace
- added API to get all file buffers
- fixed problem of missing key binding hints in editor context menu
- inbox tracking
- bug fixing

PDE:
- API Tooling:
  - working on support for fragments
  - continued work on problem filters
  - Ant task for exporting API descriptions
  - bug fixing
- p2 Tooling:
  - working on support to export features/sites with p2 metadata
  - discussions of how to include/install source bundles with p2
- quick fix resolution for import package
- support for specifying system bundle (not hard coded to org.eclipse.osgi)
- bug fixing/reviewing patches

Equinox:
- busy getting ready for Eclipse 3.4 M5
- p2:
  - status from latest meeting:
    - http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_Meeting_20080128
  - preparing for graduation review on Feb 13
- orbit:
  - promoting i-build today
  - promoting s-build on monday
- uses clause:
  - tom has sent a note to the mailing list
  - http://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/orbit-dev/msg00619.html
- decided on Eclipse-BundleShape to indicate a jar or directory bundle
- security:
  - added code to support multiple logins
  - preparing for graduation from the incubator
- pde/build:
  - can have custom callbacks every time a JAR is created
  - this new functionality is going to be leveraged by API Tooling
- bug triage
- bug fixing