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China Sahana/VM Deployment–Day 3

The Monday night conference call consisted of the same cast of players: the project leader from IBM-China and his assistant, three members of the Sahana core team, and the Trinity VM team.

One problem has been finding a suitable way to work collaboratively on a common code base–i.e., CVS control. The Sahana team has been committing bug fixes and customizations to rel_0_6 on their CVS repository. But the China team is making direct changes to the codebase and doesn’t have (easy?) access to Sahana’s CVS. For now, the solution has been the China team develops “fix lists” and transmits them to the Sahana team, which commits them to the repository–not the most efficient operation.

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China Sahana/VM Deployment–Day 2

For the Sunday night conference call, the VM development team consisted of Trishan, Antonio, Giovanni, and yours truly. The other participants included the IBM-China team leader and assistant and three members of the Sahana core team in Colombo. Here’s a look at the team’s efforts so far:


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The head of the IBM-China team set up working protocols so that all communications would go between team leaders. Trishan was designated the team leader for the VM development team.

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China Sahana/VM Deployment–Day 1

Starting last Saturday, May 17th, a Trinity Sahana team consisting of Trishan de Lanerolle, Antonio Alcorn, Ernel Wint, and Vinit Agrawal got called into action to help prepare the VM module for deployment in China.

We should have blogged this on Saturday, as it was happening, but here’s a recap of the story. The team was in D.C. for the IBM/Sahana traning and planning to visit the Air and Space Museum before heading back to Hartford when they got a call from Chamindra da Silva asking them to come over to his hotel to help internationalize the VM module. That was 8:30 AM. Antonio and Ravith worked together on modifying the VM template engine (Whiz) to get it to process text through Sahana’s localization functions. That took until 3:30 PM.

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