[Bf-committers] Blender developers meeting minutes - February 27, 2016

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 02:33:59 CET 2016

On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:48 AM, Sergey Sharybin <sergey.vfx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dan, i'm not talking about compilation on server, talking about compilation
> on my laptop and desktop.
> Campbell, I don't follow IRC that much, but happened few times there.
> As for timing, while it's not exact 30min (at least not with latest sources
> etc), it's an order of magnitude more on my core i7 desktop, took almost
> 10min to do a rebuilt. After doing simple modifications it's in average
> 5sec.
> While content was based on existing wiki, remember how much effort was put
> to fix missing pages and broken libraries.
> In any case, we can compare who's machine is faster, it's all not gonna to
> make things faster here and it's not what's the thread originally was about.
> Let me summarize and stop wasting time and energy in this discussion.
> - I am an opponent of increasing offline-factor of documentation, it just
> adds extra complexity without solving any real issues, or will have the
> same technical aspect issues if they're becoming any more popular for
> editors.
> - I am also an opponent of using dev.b.o's wiki: it is a limited wiki
> engine, it would have more issues as any stand-alone wiki, it wouldn't
> really be any more sustainable to abuse that the current wiki.b.o and i do
> not want dev.b.o being abused in any way.
> - I do agree with the fact that we should fresh install wiki and not have
> any piss-poor hacks in it, and keep it maintainable, accessible by the
> community.
> - I do believe with freshly installed and properly configured wiki we can
> avoid splitting of any documentation further, and to keep documentation in
> an actual non-broken state we'll need a strong editor team (we'll need it
> with any underlying tool for docs/manual, it's not something new, it is
> just something current wiki is lacking completely).

+1 this has been the plane for some time anyway, closed T47563.

In the future it would be good if we could discuss topics without knee
jerk reactions and mixing up multiple topics.

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