2023-03-14 Blender Admins Meeting


  • Bastien Montagne
  • Brecht Van Lommel
  • Dalai Felinto
  • Campbell Barton
  • Sergey Sharybin
  • Thomas Dinges
  • Francesco Siddi


  • For every active project there will be one admin delegate that follows the project and helps it stay on track, and who is also available for planning/resource questions by those working on the project. For the current active projects the following was agreed:
    • Bastien: USD, Vulkan
    • Brecht: Cycles (studio open movie), Eevee Next, Hydra, Gitea
    • Campbell: Extensions, UV Tools
    • Dalai: Grease Pencil, Brush Assets, Simulation Nodes
    • Sergey: Compositing (studio open movie & realtime), Sculpt, Character Animation, Infrastructure
  • Revoke repository write access for inactive accounts
    • Approved
    • Dalai will write the script to make the list, Thomas will move developers to new teams and announce after
  • Move or remove old Blender branches
    • Approved
    • Sergey and Francesco will likely work on this
  • Publishing security policy
    • Campbell will publish it, mailing list is not required for now
  • Accessibility Conformance Reports
    • Contents was checked and is ok, Francesco will put it on blender.org
  • Blender dev weekly reports:
    • Francesco looked into website to make it easier for developers to write these, and to present it better
    • Also related to plan for moving wiki to markdown repository
    • No decision to be taken right now, will be looked at further
  • Gitea is in a working state now but some things still planned:
    • Working with Gitea developers to add improvements, particularly related to triaging
    • Improve manual and translations contribution process, with Git LFS, Weblate, etc