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<p><strong>Eclipse Babel Project Meeting: 4/14/08 </strong><br />
<strong>Attendees:</strong></p>
<ul type="disc">
<li>Chris Nguyen</li>
<li>Kit Lo </li>
<li>Pat Huff</li>
<li>Pascal Essiembre</li>
<li>Margaret Wong</li>
<li>Gabe O’Brien</li>
<li>Denis Roy</li>
<li>Nigel Westbury</li>
<li>Jeff</li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>ACTION ITEMS</strong>: include or recruit people to implement</li>
<ul>
<li>Chris and Kit to talk offline to recruit people from Google Summer of Code – Google pays students/people. We need to submit a very articulate document to request a project</li>
<ul>
<li>Denis and Gabe volunteer to be mentors</li>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>Incentives for people to join</li>
<ul>
<li>Most contributions page</li>
<ul>
<li>Denis is working on a page that pulls down the top 10 translators</li>
</ul>
<li>Put something on the project page that we’re looking for code contributions (not only language contributions)</li>
<ul>
<li><strong>ACTION ITEM: Gabe to do this</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong>Still working on this</strong></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>Eclipse Platform Page</li>
<ul>
<li>We should work with the platform team to have a link to Babel there – these are high traffic pages and if people are looking, these pages will get hit first</li>
<ul>
<li>URL: download.eclipse.org/eclipse</li>
<ul>
<li>Link for 3.2.1 page but no link for Babel </li>
</ul>
<li><strong>ACTION ITEM: Kit to open a bug against Platform Team for this</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong>Still working on the wording on this</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong>we don’t want to give people false expectations when downloading incomplete NL packs – they are still in progress and not complete</strong></li>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>Start adding <strong>“Help Wanted”</strong> for bugs when we create a bug that needs help</li>
<li>Update site for the Messages editor – may grab interest for developers</li>
<ul>
<li>We have an update site for language packs – rebuilt every week</li>
<ul>
<li>Babel page in the download section</li>
</ul>
<li>&nbsp;</li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>Additional Topics:</li>
<ul>
<li>Web API</li>
<ul>
<li>Some people need read access to the data</li>
<ul>
<li>Would we be using web services?</li>
<ul>
<li>Services to access the language database to get problematic access to DB</li>
<li><strong>ACTION ITEM: Pascal to update the bug about this – we need an API into the DB to write to this if you have a bugzilla account: Bug #223036</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong>Still working on this</strong></li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>Bugzilla</li>
<ul>
<li>Put some inboxes into your watch list for Babel related messages</li>
<li>Within Bugzilla, go to “Preferences” link (bottom of the page) that will lead you to “email preferences”</li>
<ul>
<li>Within there you can go to the “watch list”</li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<li><strong>Google summer of code – Kit submitted the Google Summer of Code</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong>Kit to send out the summer to put on the agenda</strong></li>
<li><strong>Link to Google Summer of Code:</strong></li>
<ul>
<li><strong><a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/Google_Summer_of_Code_2008_Ideas">http://wiki.eclipse.org/Google_Summer_of_Code_2008_Ideas</a></strong></li>
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