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Weekly Planning Meeting, 8/22

Highlights 8/22:

The big congratulations this past week go to markm, for completing 
CadDoc, weak tables, necromancers.But of course this is merely 
the big congratulations for the week.

The really Brobdingnagian congratulations go to hill (with assistance 
from markm), for completing ALPHA! Whew, yeah!

Congratulations also go to dean, for completing bert canopies 
in the ent; to michael, for completing urdi headers; and to roland, 
for getting stubble upgraded to handle 2.0. Goodness, we knocked 
off quite a few tasks these past few days.

Condolences this week go to everyone, especially roger and greg 
and joel and Susan Sheridan, for the titanic effort we must make 
to get demo to Autofact. Folks, Autofact is just 8 weeks away.

Meetings: Ravi, talk to Nat about a Windows interface from 2.0. 
Ravi, hugh, marcs, discuss PERT tasks. Dean, markm, discuss correct 
table protocol and fascist set protocol. Roger, markm, discuss 
88.1 FE documentation. Hill, michael, discuss assigning nil destructors. 
Michael, roland, discuss parsing 2.0. Hugh, dean, markm, ravi, 
roger, discuss more links & docs. Ravi, roger, discuss common 
view. Michael, please tell marcs and joel about newsSpeak on 

We will hold a debating society meeting on Monday, August 28, 
at 7PM, on the marketing plan. 

Anyway, this week's task list is as follows:

A.     dean

x    8/22/89     implement canopy rebalancing
x    8/22/89     fe discussions
x    8/22/89     bert canopy done
     8/29/89     sensor canopy
     8/29/89     rework iterators
     8/29/89     specify ent test tools
     9/05/89     partial orgls

B.      hill

x    8/17/89     postprocess markm's preAlpha to create Alpha(!)
     8/29/89     figure out next steps for weekly list
     8/29/89     reinstall bomb package 
     8/29/89     change formic, no recipe for deferred copy
     8/29/89     implement asTupleNoDuplicates
     8/29/89     replace regions with enclosures
     8/29/89     grandmap

C.       hugh

x    8/22/89     design translation from doc&link to fe attributes & bytes
     8/29/89     figure out tree ordered coord spaces
     9/05/89     waldo for inclusion lists
     9/12/89     port X++ and Doc & links to Mac
     9/05/89     integrate FE with Alpha

D.       markm

x    8/16/89     necromancers
x    8/17/89     weak tables
x    8/17/89     merge prealphas with hill to create Alpha
x    8/22/89     fix pure virtual functions
x    8/22/89     smart pointers
     8/29/89     finish testing doc & links
     8/29/89     fix link oriented backfollow
     9/05/89     implement follow
     9/12/89     garbage collect orgls & berts

E.       marcs

x    8/22/89     status report for the board
     8/29/89     capture greg lutz presentations to microcassette
     8/29/89     update PERT for Ravi's tasks
     8/29/89     kibbitz joel on autofact
     9/12/89     complete part 2 of the doc & link layer documentation
     8/29/89     beat sun about catalyst
     9/14/89     rough draft of AMIX/Xanadu frontend comparison
     9/21/89     rough draft AMIX/Xanadu integration plan
     9/21/89     start second round of patenting work
     9/27/89     racetrack

F.       michael

x    8/22/89     urdi headers implemented
     8/29/89     urdi-style writing
     9/05/89     URDI complete for sun 4

G.       ravi

x    8/22/89     get common view running
x    8/22/89     list PERT tasks
     8/22/89     study TCP issues
     9/??/89     Excel style subwindows in common view

G.       roger

     8/29/89     compositors under C++ with open view
     8/29/89     move to 2.0
     9/05/89     scrolling windows under C++
     9/05/89     variable fonts with nonoptimal redisplay
     9/05/89     textedit working
     9/12/89     link editing
     9/19/89     link lists with simple documents in alpha

H.       roland

x    8/22/89     xlint & stubble working 2.0
     8/29/89     new formic 
     8/29/89     run prealpha through xlint
     9/05/89     warning when class has destructor w/o constructor
     9/05/89     whole first-generation xlint operational
     9/05/89     deal with multifile xlint
     9/05/89     optimize xlint
     9/05/89     automatic documenter
     9/05/89     concurrency/exceptions in stubble
     9/12/89     write morphic for parameterized checking of "ofs"

I.       Bill

x    8/22/89     put whole backup via incrementals at AMIX
     8/22/89     fix whole backup system

J.       Lars

     8/29/89     summarize the art of negotiation

K.       Joel

x    8/22/89     sell bob xanadu
     8/29/89     get bob on board
     8/29/89     summary of marketing plan for board
     8/29/89     put bob perez on the pert chart
     8/29/89     graphics designer for new brochure
     9/01/89     new brochure (?)
     9/05/89     plan for autofact
     9/05/89     agenda for lizzy

L.       Deferred Meetings:

     joel, marcs, discuss terminology in X++ for developer release 
(particularly necromancers and relate dtools)

M.       Unassigned

     integrating ent is a nasty problem
     tell stroustrup about bombs in 2.0
     How well will canopy rebalancing perform?
     Hire Developer Support Person
     Document X++
     Tumblers as subclass of partiallyOrdered
     tutorial for users on the frontend
     reference manual for users on the frontend
     test scaffolding, code exercisers
     rollin, rollout a la Univac
     subaccounts, permissions on FE
     sys admin, i.e., archiving and partitioning disks
     programmer's example