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The Update and Migration Working Group met at J and Beyond 2012, Saturday May 19, 09:15-10:15 (GMT+1). A recap of the one hour session includes:
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* Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 migration is a critical remaining issue
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* Joomla 2.5 migration is a critical path
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** Joomla 2.5 is a long term support (LTS) release
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** Joomla 2.5 to 3.x is an update rather than migration
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* Migration needs an extensible plugin architecture for extensions
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Action items include:
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* Create a Joomla branch in GITHUB utilizing Ian MacLennon's ''onward'' component
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* Review existing branch for needs and functionality
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* Draft requirements
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* Utilize GITHUB for ongoing discussion
  
 
==External resources==
 
==External resources==

Revision as of 08:40, 19 May 2012

The Update and Migration Working Group is a Production Working Group.

Dealing with updates and migration should be a part of every Working Group that makes changes that break backward compatibility, but we need a group that can make sure that the software and tools are ready to migrate from 2.5 to 3.x. as seamlessly as possible.

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Coordinators & PLT Contact

The PLT Contact for this group is Mark Dexter. The Working Group Contact for this group is Robert Jacobi.

Announcements

The Update and Migration Working Group met at J and Beyond 2012, Saturday May 19, 09:15-10:15 (GMT+1). A recap of the one hour session includes:

  • Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 migration is a critical remaining issue
  • Joomla 2.5 migration is a critical path
    • Joomla 2.5 is a long term support (LTS) release
    • Joomla 2.5 to 3.x is an update rather than migration
  • Migration needs an extensible plugin architecture for extensions


Action items include:

  • Create a Joomla branch in GITHUB utilizing Ian MacLennon's onward component
  • Review existing branch for needs and functionality
  • Draft requirements
  • Utilize GITHUB for ongoing discussion

External resources

Deliverables

Technical Work produced by this group

Communications

Roadmap

Meetings