[Bf-committers] Weekly Blender developer meeting: 2017-03-19
Duaret Ramos Sapo
duarte_ramos at sapo.pt
Mon Mar 20 04:56:52 CET 2017
Friendly reminder: Don't forget about GSOC 2016 Bezier Curve
Improvements at https://developer.blender.org/D2445
On 19-03-2017 17:00, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here are the notes from today's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders
> 1) Targets for the next release
> - The planning and target list:
> - Dalai Felinto suggests to bring some of the 2.8 DNA changes into 2.79 for forward compatibility.
> This especially related to the new layer system.
> - Sergey Sharybin: Cycles Shadow Catcher waits final check from Lukas Stockner. All feedback addressed now.
> Prem Nirved looks into OpenCL Split kernel support for Shadow Catcher.
> - Reminder to ALWAYS have the (release log) wiki docs ready before merging in master!
> - GPU notes for Cycles in 2.79:
> - This will likely be the last one supporting NVidia GTX 5xx cards (and older).
> - AMD OpenCL: older cards (GCN 1) won't work after all the optimizations. Note: this year GCN 5 gets released.
> 2) Blender 2.8 projects
> - Dalai has a patch for using IDProperties for collections: https://developer.blender.org/D2563
> - A viewport project plan update goes to code.blender.org this week.
> Same goes for workflow and '101'.
> - UPBGE team is stand by to help getting the GE work in 2.8. This work can only start when viewport project
> is more mature and defined. We stay tuned.
> 3) Other projects
> - Monday students can start submitting for GSoC 17! We have about 15 potential mentor candidates who review proposals. Let me know if you want to help reviewing and mentor.
> Ton Roosendaal - ton at blender.org - www.blender.org
> Chairman Blender Foundation, Director Blender Institute
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