[Bf-committers] Meeting report, sun april 13

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Tue, 15 Apr 2003 07:33:17 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, Ton Roosendaal wrote:

> Sunday april 13
> irc.freenode.net, #blendercoders
> 16-18h CEST (day saving time)
> Participants: kattkieru, Hos, Aphex, LarstiQ, sgefant, Green, UnNamed,  
> intrr, Phase4, Michel
> Agenda:
> - status of projects
> - release
> - bugfest
> --> New fonts & interface translation
> Discussed was where the translation files should reside. This also  
> related to other external blender files (.B.blend and such). Since  
> translation files are system-wide (not user related) LarstiQ proposed a  
> /usr/share/local/ dir. Others preferred a $HOME/.blender/ directory.  
> Typically this issue is a bit platform dependent. Since the meeting  
> couldn't agree on it, decision has been moved to the bf-blender admins  
> (LarstiQ, Phase, SirDude).
> At OSX there is a problem with a multibyte to wide character  
> translation. Sgefant mentioned he has no idea to do it. The discussion  
> on this topic will be held at this maillist, so anyone who knows,  
> please tell.

many people in a corporate environment want to use blender, and
don't have root to machine, do not make blender components outside
of user disk space. it is almost IMPOSSIBLE to get corporate IT
to install stuff for you. use $HOME/.blender please.