25 May 2020

Notes for meeting of Monday, 25 May 2020. 18:00 CEST / UTC 16:00 on #blender-coders on blender.chat.

Bug Sprint


  • bcon4 on Wednesday, May 27th.
  • There are still 8 bugs tagged as 2.83 (5 high priority).
  • Pablo Vazquez reminds developers to fill in their release notes. Some features are missing examples and link to commit (e.g., Cycles and UI).

User Interface

  • The viewport “edit-mode” cursor change was reverted.
  • It can be revisited for 2.90 with a more comprehensive big picture.
  • Besides tools, Dalai Felinto suggests that status bar, and modifiers designs also to be cleared up for 2.90.
  • Julian Eisel suggests wrapping up the 2.8 open tasks as the main goal for the UI team during the 2.90 release series.


  • Dalai Felinto suggests wrapping up the 2.8 project by moving/writing the latest design docs to the development wiki.

Google Summer of Code

  • “Regression Testing Frameworks” project started, but it will resume only next week.


New Features and Changes

  • No major changes due to bug fixing sprint.

Weekly Reports