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From Daniel Dekany <ddek...@freemail.hu>
Subject Re: Someone wants to help with the JBoss IDE plugin?
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2016 23:32:20 GMT
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


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
>>
>>

-- 
Thanks,
 Daniel Dekany


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