[Bf-committers] Blender developers meeting notes - March 22, 2015
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Sun Mar 22 18:36:52 CET 2015
should I be running some type of benchmarks?
are there scenes I can get that test a broad range of sections of blender?
On Mar 22, 2015 10:10 AM, "Ton Roosendaal" <ton at blender.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net
> 1) 2.74 release progress
> - The second Release Candidate is available now.
> - We'll review the status tuesday, maybe we'll call for a third RC.
> Campbell Barton and Sergey Sharybin coordinate.
> - Everyone: test test and test some more!
> - Release log is still in progress, not every new feature (or change) had
> good docs.
> (see below too)
> 2) Targets for the next release
> - The current planning and targets:
> - Multiview (stereo render) is nearly done.
> Dalai Felinto expects to merge it next week or the week after.
> - Antonis Ryakiotakis and Mike Erwin will work on merging the SoC viewport
> Proposal and review coming soon!
> - Ton Roosendaal repeats: all developers agreed to have no commits of new
> or changed features without doc - linked in the commit log.
> A good doc includes a .blend demo, wiki description, screenshots or
> artwork or video.
> Docs should be ready during review, and certainly before a commit. Not
> after! No excuses please!
> - Lukas Toenne is currently working on (Alembic) cache system for hair and
> Campbell and Sergey will check with him on the current design, and what
> could go the 2.75 release.
> 3) Other projects
> - Call for artists to help out with getting good demo file collections to
> share with a release.
> Demos can be so much better to learn from than videos or tutorials! We had
> this before, but it never really took off.
> Who volunteers to get more demo downloads with good art examples? Here's
> what we did for 2.61:
> - Campbell is having fun with a new modifier for improved character
> deformation: https://developer.blender.org/T43988
> Ton Roosendaal - ton at blender.org - www.blender.org
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