minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu Mar 8 08:24:07 PST 2012
+ Eike, Stephan, Norbert, Michael, Andras, Rainer, David,
Caolan, Petr, Markus, Cedric, Kendy, Fridrich
* Completed Action items
+ Add GSOC tasks to the wiki:
+ l/strace-alike for UNO (Stephan)
+ switched for two other better uno related tasks
+ wrapper for MS compiler for autotools usage (Norbert)
+ table styles (Cedric)
+ calc filters performance improvements (Kohei & Markus)
+ refactor god objects (Bjoern)
+ Publisher importer + one other (Fridrich)
+ add specific writer / layout unit test task (Cedric / Michael S.)
+ dropped for now
* Pending Action Items
+ [still pending] extract 64bit build hardware from firewall (Kendy / Admins)
+ rename VCL API to make it GetBeamerFoo & fix (Michael)
+ [ongoing] respond in the gerrit bug fdo#44498 with some rational (Bjoern)
+ call today on the topic
+ Add GSOC tasks to the wiki:
+ multi-user / telepathy / co-editing (Eike)
+ fwd. Eike Svante's proposal (Thorsen)
+ layout / toolkit conversion task (Caolan)
+ add graphical conditional formatting task (Kohei)
+ bunch of ideas / slide-show re-work etc. (Thorsten)
+ better template translation (Andras)
+ take updated ESC composition to the board (Thorsten)
* Action Items review
* Release Engineering update (Petr)
+ 3.5.1rc2 up-loaded, and trickling out to mirrors
+ no blockers we know of (out mid next week)
+ 3.4.6rc1 - is being up-loaded
+ needs pushing to mirrors
+ hope we won't need rc2 since it's a final release
+ ie. should be back on schedule
+ thanks for all the fixes & reviews !
* gerrit update (Norbert)
+ got it up & running, going nicely, could run the same
workflow as today, still at the beginning.
+ still working on it
* GSOC update (Cedric)
+ deadline for beautiful tasks is tomorrow !
* QA update (Rainer)
+ Bjoern stablishing a QA call every two weeks, call tomorrow
+ goal - to learn more about / co-ordinate QA activities
+ report after the call
* getting quite a lot of most-annoying bugs nominated (Petr)
+ are we accepting rather less annoying bugs ?
+ hard to judge, any bug is annoying
- are they comparitively much more annoying ?
- or is the reporter better at nominating
+ concern wrt. too easy to nominate most annoying (Rainer)
+ hard to get an overview
+ how many 'really' most annoying
+ lots of little annoyances, hard to see if they
affect many users.
+ gained 8 fixed 4 in the last week (eg.)
+ does it loose the function if there are too many ?
+ monitor for next week (Rainer, Petr)
* cost and usefulness of exceptions (Michael)
+ still pending analysis ...
AA: + post results shortly (Michael)
+ concerns wrt. maintainability vs. code-size (Stephan)
+ brought lots of code into exception-land (Caolan)
+ need to post for compiler guys
+ consider the costs in more detail & need review.
* regression analysis (Caolan)
+ good number of regressions are in RTF
+ new, better implementation there, exchanging a bus-load
of horrible, twisty bugs with shiny new regressions.
+ with the hope that new code is easier to fix
+ also a number of DOCX regression
+ windows only - hard to collect trace
+ an intermittent iterator incrementing crash
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ 56 (of 153) open vs.: 52/145, 49/140, 44/132, 41/124, 32/104, 28/93, 21/76, 23/71
37% 36% 35%, 33%, 33%, 30%, 30%, 28%, 32%
* 3.5 bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 116(+7) bugs open of 379(+20) total
* Component count net *
+ Writer - 51 (+4)
+ LibreOffice - 12 (+2)
+ Spreadsheet - 10 (+3)
+ Presentation - 10 (+0)
+ Drawing - 9 (-1)
+ Database - 6 (+0)
+ Basic - 3 (+0)
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