[Bf-committers] [Bf-taskforce25] Meeting minutes Nov 16 2008
Diego Hernan Borghetti
bdiego at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 00:04:28 CET 2008
On Tue, 18 Nov 2008, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here's notes from last sunday meeting:
> (cross posted to bf-taskforce list, do 2.5 discussions there!)
> 1) Current projects
> - http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=140982
> (someone interested in improving IK to become "full" Jacobian)
> - Ken H works on replacement of Boolean code, with better face
> arrangement. Currently pyhon level only.
> - Martin P has update on etchaton:
> - Nathan L online render project:
> 2) 2.50 review issues
> - Suggestion is to progress with 2.5 by reviewing and approving design
> docs. These will be sent to bf-taskforce
> - Current review doc (with cool diagrams!) for data api:
> - Open design topic "Context" and how to handle properties (in
> - Jean-Luc P mentions we need to get a good 'disabled state' for data.
> Reply was to not do it on RNA level, but in the UI layers that use RNA.
> Discussion might continue on bf-taskforce list.
> - Operator question: how to treat selection of data? Answer: that's
> "Context". Ideally Context can deliver selected objects/bones/vertices,
> freeing up a lot of code overhead. Python can define own Context,
> replacing such selection lists/callbacks. Is design issue.
> - Ton R will work on a doc for proper Operator design/implementation,
> with tutorials
> - Design issue: have external control possible over window type/sizes,
> outside .blend
> - Tom M suggestion: check other API's too? Like
> - Another review issue: drawing will become *entirely* in backbuffer,
> with "ARegion" rects drawing in a fixed order, with compositing in
> layers possible. this will (in future) be extensible using
> draw-to-texture or memory, and buffer those for fast redraws, also
> allows managing overdraw layers and fancy effects.
> - We should not forget translation!
> 3) Trunk freeze?
> - Brecht merged trunk into 2.50 branch, went relatively painless
> - Proposal is not to freeze all, but first freeze work on
> source/blender/src and later most of source/blender/
> - Tom M proposes to define which branches first get in trunk before
> doing it.
> Candidates animsys, sim_physics, SoC sculpt, projection paint, ...
Talking about branchs, what is the status of the sound-branch ?
has been abandon ? ready for merge ?
I ask because we need add jack support to Blender here, I start working
on this and I see that the sound-branch (and the soc page) already
have jack support.. so any plan for this ?
> - No decision yet, will come back on agenda
> 4) 2.50 todo list and plans
> - Ton wants to go over history of commits in 2.5 branch first, cleaning
> up and getting the big picture again.
> - This should result in good doc and proposal to freeze specs for WM,
> Event/Operators, Editors design
> - Yes, docs docs docs! And tutorials!
> - Brecht's RNA is ready for review. If approved, will mean work for
> - Also doc needed on code layout, and naming conventions
> Ton Roosendaal Blender Foundation ton at blender.org www.blender.org
> Blender Institute BV Entrepotdok 57A 1018AD Amsterdam The Netherlands
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