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From Max Andersen <max.ander...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Someone wants to help with the JBoss IDE plugin?
Date Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:16:04 GMT
I don't see the mail. What's the subject line ?

/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
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> --
> Thanks,
> Daniel Dekany
> 

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