[Bf-committers] Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-01-02
dfelinto at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 18:46:55 CET 2018
Here are the notes from today's 18 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net
#blendercoders. Reminder: meetings are on Mondays now, next meeting is 8
Jan, 9 UTC (10 CET). This one was on Tuesday exceptionally due to the
1) Blender 2.79a
* We expect a test build to be announced next week for people to test it.
* Brecht Van Lommel suggests (in mailing list) for future releases to have
a bug-fix branch from beginning.
* A list of commits to be included was sent to the corresponding mailing
lists (bf-committers and bf-python). And the 2.79a brach was created with
* Bastien Montage wants to check with Sergey Sharybin and Campbell Barton
to be sure conflicting commits were merged properly. This will have to wait
2) Blender 2.8 projects
* Clément Foucalt is working again on Eevee bug fixes, with focus on OpenGL
* Antonio Vazquez is implementing a new Grease Pencil fill tool:
[note for developers, remember to use Blender Developers channel when
possible - it also helps]
* Dalai Felinto has been working on collection editing as per
https://developer.blender.org/T53493 ; https://developer.blender.org/T53495
Feedback is welcome for the changes already committed.
* Ton Roosendaal will ask Pablo Vazquez and other UI/UX designers to help
the asset project to deliver more tangible results.
* Many developers were away last week due to holidays. Development should
be fully resumed throughout this week.
* There are still 2.8 areas that are open issues such as workbench engine
and workspace. Next week we should check the planning for January-March to
make sure everyone know what to do and to be sure all the main projects are
3) Other projects
* Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) accepted a grant to work this month on triaging
* Holiday season reports:
* Google Summer of Code starts soon. Organizations applications start on
* Blender Foundation had a generous donation, DELL servers. We will have
two new Linux servers next week ready for the "onboarding" discourse
4) Weekly reports
* Bastien Montagne:
* Dalai Felinto:
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