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From Daniel Dekany <ddek...@freemail.hu>
Subject Re: Someone wants to help with the JBoss IDE plugin?
Date Sun, 10 Apr 2016 09:01:02 GMT
Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:16:04 AM, Max Andersen wrote:

> I don't see the mail. What's the subject line ?

It's "[jbosstools-dev] Any way to make FreeMarker IDE fixes avilable
with less delay?".

> /max
>
>
> On 9 Apr 2016 23:33 +0200, Daniel Dekany <ddekany@freemail.hu>, wrote:
> Thanks, I have brought this up on jbosstools-dev, and they have
> started reviewing/merging the PR, so all's good, for now. (Regarding
> if we can help avoiding this kind of problem somehow, there was no
> reaction.)
>
>
> Thursday, April 7, 2016, 12:14:02 PM, jean-frederic clere wrote:
>
> On 04/07/2016 10:46 AM, jean-frederic clere wrote:
> On 04/07/2016 01:32 AM, Daniel Dekany wrote:
> I'm not sure what do you mean. The latest version is always here, but
> I can't tell users to build it themselves:
> https://github.com/ddekany/jbosstools-freemarker/tree/merged
>
> hm I think I will ask my jbosstools colleagues how to go forward. My
> understanding is that they pick eclispe stuff and later put it in the
> our IDE.
>
> Actually they would be quite happy to help, joining
> https://lists.jboss.org/mailman/listinfo/jbosstools-dev asking there and
> following their instructions should be enough. We should get a commit
> and then nightly build of the plugins easily.
>
> Cheers
>
> Jean-Frederic
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Jean-Frederic
>
>
>
> Thursday, April 7, 2016, 1:24:40 AM, John D. Ament wrote:
>
> What if you just push eclipse plugins and skip jboss ide?
> On Apr 6, 2016 19:22, "Daniel Dekany" <ddekany@freemail.hu> wrote:
>
> Someone could still figure out if we can legally offer our own JBoss
> FreeMarker IDE build for download, and how is it best to distribute
> (like should we host our own update site somewhere?).
>
> Why? As I have said earlier, FreeMarker IDE fixes get into JBoss IDE
> releases with quite big delay. Like I have some 4 months old pull
> requests, quite simple ones, but none of them is merged in yet. I have
> asked about it, and was told that maybe they will find time reviewing
> them for the JBoss IDE release for Eclipse Neon. I guess that will be
> a few more months. So, we could release updates with a half a year
> less delay or such, which is clearly significant.
>
>
> Monday, September 28, 2015, 12:10:08 AM, Daniel Dekany wrote:
>
> So it's on http://freemarker.org/contribute.html, but...
>
> - I just want to emphasize that it's quite important for the success
> of the project. People need to edit the templates with something,
> and efficiently. For you convenience, the pending Jira issues:
>
>
> https://issues.jboss.org/browse/JBIDE-20512?jql=project%20%3D%20JBIDE%20AND%20status%20in%20%28Open%2C%20%22Coding%20In%20Progress%22%2C%20Reopened%2C%20%22Pull%20Request%20Sent%22%29%20AND%20component%20%3D%20freemarker
>
> - You can help even if you aren't into Eclipse plugin development! A
> problem is currently that the release of the plugin seems to be
> bound to the release of the JBoss Tools project which is very
> infrequent for our purpose. Maybe the fixes should just be
> back-ported into the previous JBoss Tools branch too solve that, and
> that's not done, but I really don't know. In any case, currently,
> FreeMarker IDE release cycles are way too slow [*]. A solution for
> this should be figured out, and discussed with the JBoss Tools guys.
> Like, just as an example, maybe we should set up our own plugin
> update site, and do the builds ourselves, but then legal issues has
> to be considered, and if that could interfere with the JBoss Tools
> installation of the users.
>
> *: For example, I have asked to increase the FreeMarker version in
> 2.3.23. And sure it was done in the repo quickly (thanks to Denis
> Golovin who has also squashed several FreeMarker IDE bugs), but
> it's scheduled for JBoss Tools 4.4.0. That, I guess, is about 12
> months away! Until that, FreeMarker IDE won't handle the new
> features of 2.3.23, which was released months ago. Or, FreeMarker
> IDE was pretty much unusably broken in 4.2.0. Months ago, it was
> fixed, and now its quite usable. Big difference. But for most user
> that will only become visible in 4.3.0, which is has only entered
> CR1 state not very long ago. Now, it all could be kind of OK, if
> there were JBoss IDE dependencies in FreeMarker IDE, or the other
> way around, but as far as I see there's pretty much none. So
> technically FreeMarker IDE could be released independently.
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Daniel Dekany
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> --
> Thanks,
> Daniel Dekany
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Thanks,
 Daniel Dekany


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