minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu Mar 22 09:10:34 PDT 2012
+ Eike, Will, Michael, Norbert, Lionel, Kendy, Andras,
Markus, Rainer, Cedric, Mitch, Caolan, Petr, Bjoern
* Completed action items
+ Add GSOC tasks to the wiki:
+ [ongoing, ETA today] multi-user / telepathy / co-editing (Eike)
+ better template translation (Andras)
+ doodle poll for new ESC meeting (Eike)
+ please fill out poll: http://moreganize.com/bgxbvmFxmDl (all)
+ respond in the gerrit bug fdo#44498 with some rational (Bjoern)
+ Norbert sorting it out with Tollef, agreed in principle
* Pending Action Items
+ [ever-pending] extract 64bit build hardware from firewall (Kendy / Admins)
+ rename VCL API to make it GetBeamerFoo & fix (Michael)
+ [ongoing?] post results of exception analysis shortly (Michael)
+ [ongoing?] cost and usefulness of exceptions proposal (Michael)
* Action Items review
* Release Engineering update (Petr)
+ 3.5.1 retrospective / review
+ delayed by one week by misc. issues / build troubles
+ important fixes added too late post rc1, requiring an rc3
+ these things happen - no change to overall scheduling
+ 3.5.2 status ...
+ rc1 is tagged / branched as libreoffice-3-5-2
+ lots of bug fixes here.
+ tripple review required for -3-5-2
+ 3.4.6 status
+ released today, fixes security bug and a
number of other bits.
* GSOC update (Cedric)
+ all (22) mentors named on the ideas page are registered
+ students coming slowly, more encouragement / press required
+ a number of private contacts to people
+ can we improve communciations
AA: + Official TDF blog item announcing GSOC required (Fridrich)
+ students have until near April 5th to apply ~two weeks.
* new Windows tinderbox (Norbert)
+ expensive new hardware, from-clean compile in around an hour
+ should be coming on line today
+ previous fastest time was ~4 hours
+ plans to work on ccache with windows (Norbert)
+ Mac - similar duration, but with a warm ccache ~15mins, so
perhaps we can do better.
* Hamburg HackFest update (Bjoern)
+ not so well publicised as all that
AA: + Hamburg Hack-fest in topic of IRC channel (Bjoern)
AA: + Hamburg Hack-fest mail the developers list (Bjoern)
AA: + blog some artwork for 'going to the LibreOffice hack-fest' (All)
AA: + TDF blog entry publicising the Hamburg hack-fest (Fridrich)
+ located at Chaos Computer Club's site
+ the birth-place of Chaos
+ an awesome place to get together
+ see you there !
+ mail: hackfest at libreoffice.org with travel funding requests.
* QA update (Rainer)
+ mostly business as usual
+ too few volunteers reviewing the incoming reports
+ users using the bugzilla assistant are often quite
bad and need more review.
+ QA team call tomorrow
+ proposals to encourage good bug filers etc.
+ Bugzilla assistant
+ needs better introductory text, and fewer
version etc. fields
+ more hackery much appreciated.
+ annotate RTF bugs with 'rtf_filter' to break-down regressions
+ ~20 of the writer regressions are RTF
+ community bits (Bjoern)
* New ESC time (Eike)
+ 14:00 UTC until futher daylight adjustments ie.
same localtime as before.
* Security list update (Michael)
+ mozilla's bugzilla has security feature to hide bugs
+ just because Apache are being awkward doesn't mean
we have to be too (Norbert)
+ leave it as it is now, and await real incidents (Petr)
+ officesecurity more attractive since it's easier (Bjoern)
=> no action for now
* Collaboration hack-fest update (Eike)
+ great strides made, got connections & data forwarding
+ many thanks to Collabora's Will Thompson, hacking on
things left & right.
+ splitting calc controller apart, looking forward to
+ Cedric doing some digging - one 'regression' for an
OpenOffice 2.0 feature, vs. 1.1 etc. not funny
+ doing a review, unclear what's going on
* closing fixed bugs
+ about 1/2 of the calc regressions are already fixed in 3.5
+ 3.4.x will get no more updates
+ no need to explain more, close them.
+ some already re-opened because not fixed in 3.4.x
AA: + review and re-close these / discuss in QA call (Rainer)
* Hamburg Hack-fest
+ will rock - couches available to 'surf' (sleep) on, and some cool
attendees already; please register if you're coming at:
* 3.5 most annoying bugs ...
+ 58 (of 168): older 57/157 58/153 52/145 49/140 44/132 41/124 32/104 28/93 21/76 23/71
35% 36% 37% 36% 35% 33% 33% 30% 30% 28% 32%
* 3.5 bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 131(+20) bugs open of 410(+26) total
* Component count net *
+ Writer - 63 (+16)
+ LibreOffice - 12 (+1)
+ Presentation - 11 (+1)
+ Spreadsheet - 10 (+0)
+ Drawing - 10 (+1)
+ Database - 7 (+1)
+ Basic - 2 (+1)
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