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

OceanWolf juichenieder-nabb at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 4 20:55:28 EST 2016

Hmm, I see plans afoot for linkchecker to become python3 in the future, 
I see python3 fixes in the commit messages and in code comments, but 
these do date back to 2014, either he has fixed it for python3 and 
forgotten to update the docs, or he has gotten side-tracked...

On 04/01/16 22:46, Brian Granger wrote:
> 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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