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Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - August 20, 2017


Today's note contain the very first start of the 2.8 release log!

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in #blendercoders.

1) Blender 2.79 release

  • The 2nd release candidate is available now. Check this page for download and list of fixes we did since 2.79 RC1.
  • List of reported regressions.
  • We will wait 1 week, and decide next Sunday meeting if we're ready for the actual release.

2) Blender 2.8 projects

  • There's already a very early release log!
  • Joerg Mueller upgraded Audaspace, the audio library for Blender.
  • As usual, tomorrow morning the 2.8 team does a kick-off meeting and will send their report to this list as well. Meeting is CEST 10:00 in #blendercoders.

3) GSoC and other projects

  • It's the last week, students will work on docs and presentation.
    When the reports are done, they will appear here.

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