minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu May 9 09:00:06 PDT 2013
+ Norbert, Andras, Joel, Kohei, Michael M, Petr, David,
Tibby, Markus, Caolan, Kendy, Lionel, Tsahi
* Completed Action Items
+ add a suggestion to do a single bug triage
to the GSOC requirements (Fridrich)
+ status of Mac / coretext in 4.1 (Tor, Abdulmajid)
[ more fixing required for Arabic & font-fallback
also some pixel jitter while typing ]
* Pending Action Items
+ look into Windows gallery builds (Michael)
[ work in progress, thanks to David for help ]
+ look at gradient / clipart issues (Michael)
+ double check Lionel's list-box / API change (Eike)
+ need design for copying styles between templates (Astron/UX)
+ either in that dialog or a new dialog
+ also issue with only editing templates that are in the mgr
+ feedback on stepped-lines dialog (Astron)
+ buy Windows build hardware / hosting (Norbert)
+ [ ongoing expense management issues ]
+ find a good public? test / webdav server for QA (Thorsten)
+ kill calc / inherited number formatting for 4.1 (Markus)
+ connect Joel with Andreas to get contact details for ext'n devs (Thorsten)
+ revive writer default templates discussion - pwrt. incremental change (Ahmad)
* Release Engineering update (Petr)
+ 3.6.7 schedule - deadline: June 24th for rc1
+ 4.0.3 rc3 - released today ...
+ thanks to mst for the case sensitivity fix.
+ 4.0.4 rc1 - May 27th - ~two weeks out.
AI: + switch on-line update on (Kendy)
+ 4.1 - feature-freeze: ~one week out: May 20th
+ 4.1 Alpha 1 status
+ build failed a bit, working on Windows
+ Linux build should be fine
+ Mac builds fine, but fails on startup in some UNO type bits
AI: + take a look at it (Stephan / David)
+ missing rc / rdb files or somesuch ?
+ 4.1 pending / watch features / issues
+ wiki page needs updating with features:
+ gallery building (Michael)
+ uno type database re-work (Stephan)
* Linux / Samba issue - missing gnome-vfs
+ turned off in configure by default to help building
+ gio not working there ...
+ could be that file-picker and .desktop has a URL flag
AI: + look into URI mangling / path issues (Michael)
* QA update (Joel)
+ manpower reduced
+ Joel translating the yearly report
+ some students doing finals
+ 3100+ bugs triaged in last ~100 days
+ under a very specific circumstance corrupting docx on export
+ Features that never have worked
+ if we find these, but they've never worked, what to do ?
+ should we disable these until they are fixed ?
+ or get regression priority ?
+ tag as 'regression' even if vs. OO.o
+ option to make experimental feature (cf. macros)
+ bring up individually at the ESC.
+ Warnings During upgrade about Extensions ? (Robinson)
+ impossible to know what APIs are used by an extension
=> can't do a really good job at this - of detecting
+ really need to phone home during upgrade to determine
author annotated compatibility - needs coding & a volunteer
+ in the meantime hope that during 4.x extension migration is
much smoother (Markus)
+ rather more bugs opened than closed
+ what do with many-comment many-cc bugs that are growing ...
* UX input (Astron)
+ not much to report.
* UI / dialog re-work (Caolan)
+ 211 dialogs done (of 500?)
+ perhaps 1/3 of the way through in terms of work
+ introduced a MessageBox dialog
+ honours the desktop theme for button-ordering
+ should disable native button ordering until we can
do it in every dialog (Astron)
AI: + mail the ux-advise list + Caolan with feedback (Astron)
* gerrit mails decision (Kendy)
+ postpone discussion pending Bjoern's presence
* GSOC update (Markus)
+ both Cedric & Fridrich missing in action.
+ we have 13 slots as of now, and some excellent proposals.
+ no notification of students until Google announce that
+ by May 27th - students will know.
* Certification Program (Stephan/Kendy/Bjoern)
AI: + announce new certifications (Kendy - poke Italo ?)
* Open 4.1 MAB
+ 3 (of 16) older 3/16 3/14 2/13 2/11 4/10 5/10 5/10 4/8 4/8 2/5 1/2 3/3
* Open 4.0 MAB
+ 17 (of 126) older 18/125 24/122 22/118 19/115 18/112 17/111 19/109 19/106
13% 14% 20% 19% 17% 16% 15% 18% 18%
* 3.6 most annoying bugs ...
+ 72 (of 228) older 75/226 75/225 75/225 75/223 73/218 74/216
32% 33% 33% 34% 33% 34% 36%
* Bibisected bugs open: whiteboard 'bibsected'
+ 36 (of 100) older 30/90 28/88 26/85 24/83 27/83 25/78 29/78 32/79 27/72
+ re-built the query to avoid pre bibisected mess
* all bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 301(+2) bugs open of 1513(+18) total
* ~Component count net *
Writer - 93 (+0)
Spreadsheet - 34 (+2)
Presentation - 31 (+2)
Libreoffice - 28 (-1)
Database - 22 (-1)
Crashes - 22 (+2)
Drawing - 18 (+0)
Borders - 14 (+0)
Migration - 3 (+0)
BASIC - 3 (+0)
+ Migration: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/showdependencytree.cgi?id=43489&hide_resolved=1
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