01 March 2021

Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.

Welcomes

  • Fabian Schempp is a new member of the Nodes & Physics to continue working on Geometry Nodes.
  • Ray Molenkamp (LazyDodo) is now officially a module owner of the “Platforms, Builds, Tests & Devices” module.

Announcements

  • Blender 2.92 released last week on February 25, 2021.
  • Bastien Montagne re-tagged all remaining 2.92 tasks to 2.93.
  • Code quality day this Friday, March 5th, 2021.
    • Sergey Sharybin. will write more details to bf-committers later.

Modules

VFX & Video

User Interface

  • Hans Goudey and Julian Eisel did a code review session again, covering ~20 user interface patches.

Platforms, Builds, Tests & Devices

Projects

Asset Browser & Pose Libraries

Geometry Nodes

  • Initial work in the attribute spreadsheet can be found in origin/temp-spreadsheet-editor.
  • Attribute search/lookup is awaiting for review, can be found in origin/temp-geometry-nodes-attribute-search.
  • Main focus this week is to implement new features for spreadsheet editor, finalize/polish the attibute search and do the design for the Python node tools.

New Features and Changes

Weekly Reports

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Here are the UI module meeting notes from ~2 weeks ago, the announcements section contains some quite important info: 2021-02-17 - User Interface.

Basically, the module is headless, or owner-less now, meaning it can only work on operational tasks (bug tracker, code review, documentation, …) and tasks that are preapproved by product management (currently Ton as stand-in). We’d like to find better ways to organize this though.

(Didn’t want to retroactively edit the previous notes).

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