[73cat] Re: [news] Status Report #18
- From: Mark Wilmoth < >
- Subject: [73cat] Re: [news] Status Report #18
- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:06:05 -0800 (PST)
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This happens with NetBeans IDE 7.3 FCS (Build 201302062200) too and I can't set the encoding either, it goes back to UTF-8. It is regression and there is no workaround as far as I know, so it should be P1.
From: Антон Кирильчик < >
Sent: Tue, February 12, 2013 10:47:02 PM
Subject: [73cat] Re: [news] Status Report #18
I do not know does this bug (http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225989) affect to final 7.3 release and i cannot check it right now, but in developer build i cannot easy work with my unit tests.
I filled it with P2 priority, but i think ic can be increased to P1.
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 7:53 AM, Jiří Kovalský < " target="_blank" href="mailto: "> > wrote:
Yes. BTW, CREDITS.HTML file has already been updated with names of the most significant 7.3 contributors:
On 13.2.2013 00:35, Javier Ortiz wrote:
I guess rankings are going to be computed and published soon, right?*——————————————————————————————————*
*Javier A. Ortiz Bultrón*
*Senior Software Quality Engineer
*Office 512.358.5996*From:*Jiří Kovalský [mailto: " target="_blank" href="mailto: ">email@example.com]
7000 West William Cannon Drive
Austin, Texas 78735
*Sent:* Tuesday, February 12, 2013 5:10 PM
*To:* NetCAT team
*Subject:* [73cat] [news] Status Report #18*1. Overall summary*
Hello NetCAT team,
I hope you will find this last status report informative.
activity of the previous two weeks was *~156 BETs* which was generated
Can you believe it's already 5 months since NetCAT 7.3 started? =-O Yes,
after NetCAT 7.0 this will be the 2nd longest NetCAT program in the
history. In spite of that there are still enough people who want to make
sure that 7.3 version is well tested till its final release. The average*2. Important stuff*
by 25 bug reporters, 26 e-mailer writers and 1 tutorial reviewer.
Although such decrease in activity was expected, this NetCAT program has
been clearly more productive in terms of bugs income than what we are
used to which is confirmed by the attached charts. Great job folks!
Release Candidate 2 is out and FCS build is being certified full steam.
Community Acceptance survey has been closed and results published.
Satisfaction survey about NetCAT program itself has launched. There were
discussions about not working Save action, some problems with API
Support functionality or missing NetBeans item in KDE menu. More details
* First of all thanks to 40 NetCAT participants who provided feedback
in the _Community Acceptance survey_. In total we have got 110<http://qa.netbeans.org/processes/cat/73/ca_results.html> and we are
responses. The results were published yesterday * We are glad that overall _satisfaction with NetBeans IDE 7.3
proud to say that NetBeans community recommended to release 7.3 RC
as FCS! :-) Only few respondents suggested to fix a handful of bugs
but none of these issues was pointed out by 10% of respondents or more.
quality_ is greater than with NetBeans IDE 7.2! :-) On the other* As you should know, we are working on the final step which is
hand, it seems that people recognized our focus on performance in
7.2 more than what was done for 7.3. Another great highlight is that
satisfaction with Java Editor increased by 11%. Quality of the brand
new Client-Side Web Development features is satisfactory for 94%.
Finally, usage and quality of JavaFX support remains similar if
compared to 7.2 results.
_certification of the FCS build_ 
<http://netbeans.org/projects/www/lists/netcat/archive/2013-02/message/37>. <http://wiki.netbeans.org/NetBeans_73_GoNoGo> Wiki page
The deadline is COB tonight so if you can help, please do the sanity
testing as soon as possible. And don't forget to update the Go/NoGo* Thanks to /Marcin Starnacki/ we have 116 _reviewed tutorials_! He
accordingly! Many thanks to 8 participants who already finished
their testing. If things go fine, 7.3 can be released next week!
* Since yesterday you should all have received personal invitation to
did 4 more reviews which leaves him with astonishing 35 tutorials.
Fantastic job Marcin! There are only few more remaining but these
are hard nuts like 9-parts DB&PHP tutorial or introduction to
the very last survey trying to gather your _opinion on the NetCAT
7.3 program_ itself. I would really appreciate it if you could share* /Medea Gugushvili/ asked if anybody else saw a not working Save All
with me few words about your satisfaction with being NetCAT
participants. Also don't forget to recognize your colleagues who
deserve it! :-) If you didn't get URL to the survey, don't hesitate
to ping me ASAP!
* /Thomas Kruse/ requested that _inability to scroll fully_ in New
toolbar button. This would be a serious trouble however nobody
confirmed this and Medea only noticed this in development builds,
not the official 7.3 one. Phew! :-)
File dialog (#225896
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225896>) is fixed in<http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8003400>) but we
7.3. It's actually a JDK bug (#8003400* /Manikantan Narender Nath/ warned that his NetBeans _IDE deadlocked_
decided to distribute at least a workaround in 7.3.1.
when he tried to finish creation of New Window in a NetBeans Module* /Glenn Holmer/ discovered that installation of 7.3 RC on his Kubuntu
Fortunately, three other participants tried but didn't reproduce the
problem and later even Mani himself too. Mani also pointed out that
NetBeans Platform Quick Start Using Maven tutorial needed an update
if its label should change to 7.3.
_failed to register NetBeans launcher_ menu item. As it worked fine*3. Bug hunting*
for 2 other participants, Glenn did some tweaks until he fixed the
problem by renaming netbeans-7.3 RC1.desktop to use underscore.
* We were finally able to fix the performance issue filed by /Alied
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=223776>) causing the
IDE to _extremely slowdown when scanning_ his web project. We* There is an intense communication between /Edson Richter/ and
believe the complex fix in several areas should significantly
improve usability now. Thanks for your cooperation Alied!
out that under some circumstances _code completion stopped working
NetBeans engineers about his two recent bug reports. First he found
in uncompilable Java files_ (#225925
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225925>). Since this_considerably slow IDE_ occupying 70% CPU (#226000
fix will need more time for testing we don't want to delay 7.3 and
rather scheduled it for 7.3.1. The other problem concerns
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=226000>) which could* Edson was very helpful indeed. His dedication also helped to fix
indicate a hidden memory leak. In order to confirm this and find the
root cause a heap dump is required.
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225865>) unpleasantly* /Mark Wilmoth/ found two true stoppers too. Firstly he was one of
slowing users down upon each keystroke. Edson rules! :-)
testers who _couldn't delete some text in Java Editor_ (#225690
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225690>) and secondly
he noticed that _preview of folded code_ is too narrow (#225711
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225711>). Both bugs* /Javier Ortiz/ tried to Team > Subversion > Export Diff Patch...
were fixed in 7.3 FCS candidate.
(#225494 <http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225494>) but* /Michael Nascimento/ has been experimenting with JDK 8 and
it didn't work due to externally deleted destination folder. This
has only been fixed in trunk.
discovered that Java Editor sometimes incorrectly marks _valid
statements as errors_ (#225887
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225887>). This is nota _deadlock on JDK 8_ when using Go to Type navigation (#225899
a 7.3 specific issue at all but is fixed already. Michael also filed
<http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225899>) which needs
* /Anton V. Kirilchik/ was the best bug reporter of the final two
weeks with his *11* reported bugs.
* 13 high priority bugs were filed and 8 of them were fixed - mainly
in trunk though.
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