Two days back I noticed Eclipse had a mysterious update available; Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers, version 188.8.131.5250109-0740 with id “epp.package.jee”:
Of course there was no info on what this update was about and Googling for it yielded no results. Googling again for it today gave a single hit:
Looking at the URL revealed that “184.108.40.20650109-0740” is the alternative universe version for what’s otherwise known as “Luna SR1a”. Googling for the latter gave some more results, particularly the following one:
A bit out of character, but the Eclipse organization even linked to this from their homepage!
Why it’s so difficult for Eclipse to show a description for their updates is still a small mystery, but at least the mystery of what “220.127.116.1150109-0740” is about is now solved 😉