[Libreoffice] minutes of tech steering call ...
michael.meeks at novell.com
Thu Dec 9 10:18:44 PST 2010
Attending: Norbert, Michael, Kendy, Caolan, Petr, David, Rene
+ Action items
+ correct threading fixes included [ Caolan ]
+ take a look at MPL v2.0 [ Norbert ]
+ poke Luis again wrt. extension proxies [ Michael ]
+ work out what mime type / icon schedule is [ Thorsten ]
+ RC1 status
+ 269Mb - prototype (saving ~70Mb)
+ good to get my patch reviewed & merged
+ another 10Mb from Sebastian's theme patch (merged)
+ more to come from writer templates (pending)
+ Cedric / Miklos poked on rtf build error
+ review release blockers ...
+ BrOffice helpcontent fixed, misc. l10n issues (Petr)
win32 help-pack installer (Michael)
+ Win32 / context menu (Tor working on it)
+ unopkg crasher (un-repeatable) [un-block on this]
+ Win32 l10n issue (fixed)
+ Disk space issue (partially fixed)
+ aim for RC2 tagged by end of Monday (?)
+ wiki help status
+ RC2 will have help packs
+ testing xhp -> wiki with en_US translation
+ multi-lang wiki help for RC2
+ language URLs to re-use the media wiki way.
+ as an aside:
+ wiki help compressed is only 1.5Mb, images are
3.4M, interesting possibilities for help bundling
+ binfilter: disable / badger people on write (with Pierre)
+ Agreed: if someone wants to rip out the export code
+ Agreed: add warning dialogs on binfilter for load/save
+ review Governance ...
+ read through pieces on the call:
+ Petr - no logical problems with structures, sounds reasonable
+ David - errs on the side of over-governance & complexity
+ unrealistic members 'expectation of refraining from life'
+ some generally don't obey laws so not worried roots
of desire to include it are bothering, concerns about
over 'professionalism' among hackers
+ we would like it removed.
+ existing activity for three months
+ encouraged by improved bootstrapping process to
allows us to include majority of our valued new
contributors day one.
+ annoyance with 'six month moral activity commitment'
+ doesn't add anything, annoying to people that take
the text seriously (Norbert)
+ perhaps have a special case / MC discretion to fast-track
especially good people (Caolan)
+ at minimum soften the wording if possible 'moral' (?)
+ overall / otherwise bylaws seem good to all
+ reviewing old build/ patches ...
+ pushfont-psstream.diff - merge it, remove duplicate Type42 ver.
+ speed-local-link*.diff - bin it, for now, re-profile later
+ Rene working on merging 'Debian' section for 3.4 ...
+ abandon the go-oo easter egg
+ add easy hack to remove other known eggs
+ deferred Wols' issues until next time
+ strategy for cherry-picking/merging OOo dev300/3.4 changes
+ ongoing gnumake+xml store merge (Norbert)
+ cherry-pick things, or merge with git merge
+ Kendy's preference for merge
+ do per split-build / component merges
AA: + write tooling to retain history across repo moves (Kendy)
AA: + extend git tooling to import CWS' too (Kendy)
+ encourage everyone to submit talks ...
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