Collabora Online Weekly Meeting #18

Collabora Online Weekly Meeting #18

Date: Mar 25, 2021

Next meeting: April 01, 2021

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  • Muhammet, Nicolas Christener, Pranam, Andras, Cor, Ezinne, Thorsten, Szymon, Michael, Pedro, Gökay, Rashesh,

Community update (Muhammet)

  • 90+ new contributors (25+ code contributors) since the move to github

  • We’re now on Up For Grabs:

    • An initiative, listing projects who can take the time out to help to
      mentor developers as they get started with open source.
  • Workshop today at 19:00 UTC+3, hosted by Turkey Open Source Platform

  • Blog posts and new easy hacks are much appreciated! :slight_smile:

JSON Toolbar / Notebookbar changes (Szymon)

  • Still focused elsewhere.

Cleanup lost children (Gabriel)

  • will up-load patch anyway next week

CanvasTileLayer bits (Kendy)

  • CanvasTileLayer now merged to co-6-4 and cp-6.4

    • CODE 6.4.7 released with this

    • a large number of bugs getting fixed as part of Collabora ‘Fix-Fest’ …

  • Had a rendering issue gone in 6.4.7 on iOS (Nicolas)

    • the iOS release did include this (Andras)

    • a couple of slides that didn’t render completely in the past (Nicolas)

      • all gone now – looks beautiful on the screen size I have

      • Should be crisper ~everywhere (Michael)

  • Continues to improve significantly

    • pleased to see split-panes in Calc on mobile now (Nicolas)

      • is it possible to create them ?

        • Yes (Gokay)
  • Doing work to improve Calc performance too (Michael)

Icon theming (css class names) (Pedro)

  • We have to do server side variable/color substitution → which is easy enough.

    • Needs resourcing.

Async Saving (Kendy)

  • Continuing to merge improvements to master here …

  • hopefully it can be merged to cp-6.4 in early April.

Pull requests (Pedro)

  • request 1212 – thanks for poking

    • discussed, sent a new pull request, and waiting for testing & merging.

    • Aware of others that need looking at to review, or looking at them

  • eg. making table markers prettier on tablets / desktop

    • allowing to select columns / rows – started to look at Andreas’ nice ideas.
  • Other pull requests being taken care of (Muhammet)

Release schedule bits (Andras)

  • Last week CODE 6.4.7 went out

  • preparing a COOL release; in the middle of an internal Fix-fest

    • everyone was concentrated on bug-fixing;
      will freeze Friday, next week CODE + fixes.
  • Expect to have a CODE 6.4.7-minor update with many fixes early next week.

Next Meeting

Next meeting will take place on Thursday, April 01, 2021 at 11:00 am (UTC)