minutes of ESC call ...
michael.meeks at collabora.com
Thu Aug 21 08:18:42 PDT 2014
+ Cloph, Stephan, Andras, David, Michael M, Eike, Caolan, Robinson,
Norbert, Bjoern, Fridrich, Thorsten, Lionel, Miklos, Markus, Michael S,
* Completed Action Items:
+ Ask for 1-2 more dev-list moderators & re-visit next-week (Michael)
[ currently quite quiet - large wave has vanished ].
+ help Cloph with the quickstarter disabling (Andras)
Patches in gerrit to disable quickstarter completely. No objections
to have that included; all merged - will be in 4.3.1 release.
* Pending Action Items:
+ ask UX advise wrt. wrench icons (revert or not ?) (Astron)
+ blog about the sad realities of web plugins (Bjoern)
+ open-source newer Synezip tests / speak at the conference (Umesh)
+ contact Michael / the list when students show up (Jan Marek)
* GSOC Update (Fridrich)
+ Evaluation deadline is tomorrow - but everything is filed already
+ 100% pass-rate, should be grateful for that.
+ not a bad year at all.
AI: + Get work / screenshots into the 4.4 feature list (Students)
+ Integrated PageMaker filter, 0.0.1 release
+ Linked frames - looking good
+ refactor huge objects -- looking fine, good progress there
+ Tiled rendering excellent - for calc still pending
* Release Engineering update (Christian)
+ 4.3.1 RC2 somewhat delayed / tagging tomorrow
+ 4.2.7 - due in week 40 - 29th Sept freeze.
+ Potential for new incremental releases sooner.
+ Android Remote
* FOSDEM room
+ deadline for dev room proposal, September, 15th
AI: + reach out to work out what to do (Thorsten)
* OSX 10.6 for 4.4 ? (Michael)
+ need 10.8 for OpenGL support (Markus)
+ Goal is to go there (Norbert)
AI: + fix the 4.4 feature page (Norbert):
* Crashtest update (Markus)
+ new results look quite good, fixing appreciated.
+ script will from now on mail the dev list when it finishes
+ Caolan old CVE documents through CERT's 'Basic File Fuzzer'
+ doing a number of fixes there.
+ option to run these in an automated way
+ need someone to tend Markus' builds while he's away - 5x weeks.
+ check that the VM is still running, not hanging in an infinite
AI: + take care of crash-test / VM maintenance in September/October (Miklos)
* Certification Committee (Stephan/Bjoern/Kendy)
+ waiting until ~September after the conf.
* USA Hackfest update (Michael)
+ Boston Hackfest
+ Amazon / VMs were awesome - thanks Cloph.
+ great way to ge started.
* Hackfests (Bjoern)
+ Seattle 'Libre-Fest' (Robinson)
+ October 26, 2014
+ Bug-triaging/Intro-to-community event
+ Following SeaGL conference
+ Munich hack-fest (Jan-Marek):
+ will have a BSP come-together; if someone says they're coming
just show up etc.
+ November 21st-23rd, 2014
+ we should drop by with 2 or 3 developers, if possible
+ Toulouse Hackfest ...
+ Confirmed for Nov. 15-16th
+ more details: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Hackfest/Toulouse2014
+ Be great to have -really- easy easy hacks for devs (Bjoern)
* ~25 LiMux Mail Merge patches:
+ volunteer reviewers wanted ;)
+ is it sufficiently bad it can't get worse ? (Michael)
+ nearly - except its so bad it is also fragile (Bjoern)
+ Bjoern + Michael S to have a look at some stage.
* QA (Robinson)
+ UNCONFIRMED count increasing. Recruiting again.
+ Multiple q's/bugs filed re: video playback support in Impress
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79546 - OSX (plays in QT, not in LO)
+ Do we document our policy for video/audio playback? (using system framework)
+ Status of VLC support?
+ Different support on different distros (Bjoern)
+ VLC is not ideal - not a multimedia framework;
eg. playing live video to thumbnail etc.
+ We use the native platform multimedia framework (Michael)
+ There is no good cross-platform mm format that works with all
codecs out of the box.
+ VLC is not enabled / compiled in by default; quality is not ideal.
+ VLC not enabled on Ubuntu, but seems to be enabled on Debian
* UX Update (Astron / Mirek)
* Bern Conference
+ book your hotels!
* QA stats:
+181 -115 (+66 overall)
many thanks to the top bug squashers:
Jani Nikula 11
Robinson Tryon (qubit) 8
Julien Nabet 8
Michael Stahl 8
Caolán McNamara 6
Adolfo Jayme 6
Maxim Monastirsky 5
Eike Rathke 4
* Open 4.4 MAB
+ 3/8 4/8 4/8 3/7 3/7 2/5 1/2 1/1
* Open 4.3 MAB
+ 13/53 14/52 14/50 11/47 14/47 14/45 19/43 10/32 6/27 5/24 5/22 3/20
24% 26% 28% 23% 29% 33% 44% 31% 22% 20% 22% 15%
* Open 4.2 MAB
+ 82/245 83/244 83/243 84/236 85/235 82/229 81/222 76/215 74/212 74/210
33% 34% 34% 35% 36% 35% 36% 35% 34% 35%
* Bibisected bugs open: whiteboard 'bibsected'
+ 141/374 136/361 127/349 119/331 102/308 92/296 84/283 84/280 81/274
* all bugs tagged with 'regression'
+ 435(+0) bugs open of 2975(+23) total
* ~Component count net *
Writer - 123 (-3)
Spreadsheet - 78 (-1)
Crashes - 35 (+2)
Presentation - 28 (+0)
Libreoffice - 26 (-1)
Database - 24 (+3)
UI - 24 (-1)
Graphics - 23 (+2)
Borders - 19 (+0)
Filters - 15 (+0)
Drawing - 14 (+1)
Print / PDF - 12 (+1)
Chart - 8 (+0
Formula - 5 (+0)
Extensions - 5 (+0)
Installation - 4 (+0)
BASIC - 4 (+0)
Linguistic - 3 (+0)
framework - 1 (-1)
sdk - 0 (+0)
Impress Remote - 0 (+?)
+ http://bit.ly/15mM2Yn - for devs ( no NEEDINFO / UNCONFIRMED )
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