2020-11-10 - Tuesday Talks - Module Meetings

Tuesday Talks

Notes for module meetings of Tuesday, 10 November 2020.
Present: Dalai Felinto (all)

General Topics

  • Last week review


Participant: Campbell Barton.

  • Add Object
    • The killing aspect of this feature is the previsualization plane.
    • This is glitchy though.
    • Campbell will move it to experimental.
  • Snap base point patch is on going.
  • Module development is hindering due to focus on bug fixing.

Nodes & Physics

Participants: Sebastian Parborg and Sebastián Barschkis.

  • Sparse grid is the current priority for the mantaflow project.
  • Viscosity is the next target.
    • This is hard to estimate since it involves changes in mantaflow itself.
    • It is in the agenda because it could be used in the Sprite project.
  • Sebastian Parborg may join the geometry nodes project.
  • New blog post about the Geometry Nodes project.

User Interface

Participant: Julian Eisel.

  • Asset Browser pose library design to be presented today to Ton and Dalai.
  • Julian plans to focus on Asset Browser.

Sculpt, Paint, Texture

Participant: Pablo Dobarro.

Animation & Rigging

Participant: Sybren Stüvel.

  • Previous meeting notes.
  • The modules settled on a hard-limit of 10 TODO.
  • The conversation was a bit short, but it will be continued next week.

VFX & Video

Participants: Sergey Sharybin, Richard Antalic.

  • Media transform is in (rBe1665c3d31, D8393)
  • Lowered memory consumption of cache of single image and color strips (rBd837923a562d D9462)
  • Background rectangle option to video sequencer Text strip (rB235c309e5f86, D9468)
  • The VSE project will re-evaluate the next week’s tasks to see where does the project states between milestone 1 and 2.
  • Ivan is working on Camera project mapping brush
    • He has time but needs feedback from artists.

Data, Assets & I/O

Participant: Bastien Montagne.

  • Overrides status
    • Most request feature is to support baked cache in overriden data.
    • Next in the agenda is NLA support.
  • Bastien proposes technical debts to be address next before any new project.
    • Those are medium to small tasks that are on the way of development.
    • Part of this is documentation of code architecture.
    • This will be presented as a project.
  • There seems to be little to none interest by contributors to help this area.

Grease Pencil

Participant: Antonio Vazquez (via email).

  • The plan is to merge GSoC Bezier code Friday, November 13.
  • The release notes will be ready also.
  • Falk David is working in the user manual.

Render & Cycles, EEVEE & Viewport