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Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-06-11


Dalai Felinto writes:

Hi all,

Here are the notes from today's 17 UTC (18 CET) meeting in

blendercoders. Reminder: meetings are on Mondays, next meeting is 18th

June 09 UTC (10 CET).

1) Blender 2.8

  • There is a call for content for MatCaps.
  • The bug tracker needs to be re-open. There is no decision to when do it,
    but we will try to come up with a plan to present in the meeting.
  • Also as per previous discussions we don't want to move 2.8 to master
    before we re-open the tracker. An attack plan for that will be elaborated
    during the bug tracker plans.
  • Grease pencil patch will be reviewed this week by Campbell Barton and
    Sergey Sharybin. Antonio Vazquez updated it to be up to date with the

2) Other projects

  • Ray Molenkamp reminds that the buildbot needs upgrade, so we can officially drop msvc2013 support. The linux buildbot also needs upgrade. Sergey Sharybin is looking at it.
  • Campbell Barton confirms that we are still on track to the original
    deadline (June 15th, make the old wiki read-only).
  • Blender is on Annecy festival with a booth during the entire week. Drop
    by to say hi.

3) Code quest links:

*** Videos:**

2.8 against 2.7

EEVEE Hair Improvements

Custom MatCaps

Week 9 Round-up

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