[Bf-committers] Developer "thrice-monthly" meeting notes - 18 February 2015

Ton Roosendaal ton at blender.org
Thu Feb 18 11:41:18 CET 2016

Hi all,

Here are the notes of the 10 AM Amsterdam meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders.
Next meeting is Sunday 27th, 10 AM Sydney (Saturday 26th, 23h UTC 15h L.A.).

1) Upcoming 2.77 release

- Today a second test build will be made available. Download it here:

- Planning is to release the first Release Candidate on tuesday.

- Help testing! You know where to find the bug tracker? Here:

2) Other projects

- Possible feature for 2.78: Basic Alembic IO for models and animations.
Discussion goes on here: https://developer.blender.org/D1783

- Studios with clear requirements or specifications for Alembic IO: Please share it!

- Studios with budgets to support (Alembic) developers: join the development fund, or mail me!

- "Shadow Catcher" for Cycles could also be added for 2.78

- The application to Google Summer of Code is complete and looks very good. 
Google will announce the orgs on 29 February.

- No further news on 2.8 or OpenGL/Viewport work! Coders are busy :)



Ton Roosendaal  -  ton at blender.org   -   www.blender.org
Chairman Blender Foundation - Producer Blender Institute
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