[Matplotlib-devel] Matplotlib minutes 2016-01-04

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 16:46:45 EST 2016

Thanks for the update!

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Michael Droettboom
<mdroettboom at continuum.io> wrote:
> In attendance: Thomas Caswell, Michael Droettboom, Eric Firing, Jens Nielsen
> - 1.5.1rc1 is out. (yay)  We missed a lot of Python 3 bugs that crept into
> the examples because we (a) don't build the docs on Py3 and (b) many
> examples don't run in docs build.  Running backend_driver.py before releases
> may help, as would running examples as smoke tests as part of regular test
> suite (though dependencies for everything on Travis may be tricky).
> - Image rewrite (#5718): The bboximage test is weird and should be sorted
> out.  Image compositing should be performed *after* sorting for z-order so
> the z-order between images and other artists isn't ignored.  Ben Root still
> needs time to review C++ part.
> - Dora will meet next week to discuss ideas for website/documentation
> overhaul.
> - The only major features for 2.1 are Traitlets and the GUI refactor
> (merging of toolbar handling etc).  Possibly we may include a bunch of
> Jupyter notebook-related changes in 2.1, and push Traitlets and GUI refactor
> to 2.2.  There is concern that 2.1 is already too overloaded.
> - 2.0 is nearing completion.  There are a bunch of small things, no obvious
> large stuff on the horizon.  Anthony Lee's formatting and text offset work
> will likely end up in 2.0.
> - 2.0 will need a larger than normal rc cycle, with aggressive promotion for
> testing and as many "easy" channels for installation as possible.
> - More brainstorming about how to move #5674 forward were discussed, which I
> plan to implement and move forward in the coming days.
> Mike
> --
> Michael Droettboom
> Continuum Analytics
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Brian E. Granger
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Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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