Here are the notes from this week's meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. Biggest news: test builds for 2.77 will become available today!
Ton Roosendaal writes:
Here are the notes of the 10 AM Amsterdam meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders.
Next meeting is Sunday 27th, 10 AM Sydney (Saturday 26th, 23h UTC 15h L.A.).
1) Upcoming 2.77 release
- Today a second test build will be made available. Download it here.
- Planning is to release the first Release Candidate on tuesday.
- Help testing! You know where to find the bug tracker? Here.
2) Other projects
- Possible feature for 2.78: Basic Alembic IO for models and animations. Discussion goes on here.
- Studios with clear requirements or specifications for Alembic IO: Please share it!
- Studios with budgets to support (Alembic) developers: join the development fund, or mail me!
- "Shadow Catcher" for Cycles could also be added for 2.78
- The application to Google Summer of Code is complete and looks very good.
Google will announce the orgs on 29 February.
- No further news on 2.8 or OpenGL/Viewport work! Coders are busy :)