[Bf-committers] Blender weekly developer meeting notes: 2017-07-30

Bastien Montagne montagne29 at wanadoo.fr
Sun Jul 30 17:43:32 CEST 2017

Hi all,

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net 

1) Blender 2.79 release

- Release log in progress:

- We'll do the Release Candidate this week, most likely tomorrow (yes, 
it was delayed a bit).

- SIGGRAPH week in Los Angeles, Blender is there of course!

2) Blender 2.8 project

- Eevee is getting nice attention, new copy-on-write/depsgraph/animation 
work was not ready enough to be demo'ed at SIGGRAPH.

- The  usuaL Monday morning team meeting will now take place on public 
#blendercoders IRC channel.

- Campbell Barton wrote an add-on to demonstrate 2.8 manipulator API 
usage, doing face-map:

3) Google Summer of Code, other projects

- Second round of evaluation is done, 5 projects successfully passed, we 
had to fail one though.

- Ellwood Zwovic made a video to show his progress on his Add-on Package 
Manager project:

- Rhoan Rathi made Windows, Linux and OSX builds for his “Edit Custom 
Normals” project, please test them:


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