[Bf-committers] Weekly meetings and communication channels

Aaron Carlisle carlisle.b3d at gmail.com
Mon Aug 28 15:18:10 CEST 2017

I like the idea of moving the weekly meeting to Monday and alternating the
As far as other forms of communication a definitely think that something
better needs to be done.
I like the idea of activity log, the forum would be hard to maintain a
could end up like:
https://www.blender.org/forum/ This would also be hard to use along side
with blenderartists.org
not to mention the fact that like blenderartists no one will like to go to
the forum.

Aaron Carlisle

Picture taker | Bit cruncher | Pixel pusher | Document writer | Artist
Project administrator for the Blender 3D Documentation Project

On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 8:27 AM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> With a lot of Blender's development now handled by people who do it as a
> daytime job, the weekend meetings are increasingly hard to keep interesting
> and useful.
> The Monday morning 2.8 kickoff session (see previous mail) is much more
> productive.
> However, it only suits EU and Asia/Australia, not the Americas.
> Proposal: alternate Monday meetings to be 10:00 and 18:00 Amsterdam time.
> Drop the Sunday meetings.
> Other ideas welcome :)
> Campbell pointed at what Rust (programming language) does.
> 1) Forums: (discourse)
> https://internals.rust-lang.org/categories
> 2) Weekly activity log
> https://this-week-in-rust.org/
> 3) Freenode IRC meetings based on interest, scheduled via activity log
> #rust-community, #rust-docs, #rust-triage
> Especially the triage sessions follow an interesting approach:
> https://public.etherpad-mozilla.org/p/rust-release-triage
> 4) No mailing lists!
> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/rust-dev/2015-January/011558.html
> Now I don't think we need to drop mailing lists, but the forums and
> activity log sound great.
> Discourse also might help making our onboarding process better.
> What do you think?
> -Ton-
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