[Bf-funboard] Blender-upgrader

Nkansah Rexford nkansahrexford at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 19:44:48 CET 2013

Well I think blender did not get to where it is now in just an overnight.
As Campbell clearly explained there gonna be issues here and there. But
with the goal of working to achieve that, I don't think its gonna be a so
difficulty to accomplish in the next 6 to 12 months.

Taking them one after the other, there can be included because all those
little features come together to make a better blender using experience

It won't be easy, we all know that, but it isn't impossible, so I think we
should consider working on that. (I'm not a coder though)

On Mar 13, 2013 6:27 PM, "Campbell Barton" <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 4:28 AM, Jude Jackson <syzygy6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Despite the wise words of our more experienced programmers insisting this
> > is impractical and unnecessary, I'll at least say that I think Prashant's
> > suggestion seems pretty reasonable to me. My only addition would be that
> I
> > sure as heck don't want some well-meaning programmer to put big red text
> on
> > the splash screen saying *YOUR VERSION OF BLENDER IS OUT OF DATE! CLICK
> Yep, I can see this working, I just don't think its all that useful.
> We'd still have a little overhead of having to maintain some kind of
> mechanism so blender knows when its out of date (someone has to
> remember to change some file every release and check it works).
> And while this probably can work OK, we would get complaints from
> people using renderfarms or automated blender instances.... so we add
> a way to disable... then we have more options for user to think about.
> So far blender _never_ checks online without the user asking it to,
> unless theres some great feature that requires this, I much prefer to
> keep it that way.
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