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Minutes of Edinburgh Release Meeting, 20 Mar 2006

Logistics, Participants, IRC log


  • Review action items of previous meeting
  • Update on develop.twiki.org server upgrade
  • TWiki 4.0.2 release status (TWikiRelease04x00x02)

Review action items of previous meeting

DONE = Done, REFACTOR = In progress, ALERT! = Decision Pending

  • TWiki 4.0.2 release
    • Release notes for TWiki4. All merged bugs are marked "Waiting for merge". CDot suggests notes are generated from those.
    • Pattern skin needs testing fast. Arthur goes on vacation in 1.5 days.
    • Sven will do the build and release.
  • Doc actions
  • TWiki.org on Dakar
    • Peter to contact the ISP to resolve email problem from out twiki.org server. Needed to have registrations with confirmations to get less spam.
    • DONE Peter: Create the topic in codev on dakar upgrade of twiki.org -- see TWikiOrgUpgradeToTWiki04x00
    • Upgrade all TWiki web topics to Dakar (enclosed properly in header/footer & START/ENDSECTION as documented in DistributionDocument)
      • Also there's an example in IRC log
    • Need help with on converting the distribution docs to dakar content & doc authoring format

Update on develop.twiki.org server upgrade

  • Desired outcome: Understanding on timeline; define action items
  • Status:
    • DONE Order for donated server by Fastservers.net is placed (thanks a bunch JeffLink for enabling this!)
    • DONE Donated server hardware is ready
    • DONE TWiki.org home page is updated with link to sponsor
  • Progress is tracked in DevelopTWikiOrgUpgrade2006

  • ALERT! Peter donated every month $100 for 3 years now, time to cancel subscribtion

TWiki 4.0.2 release status

  • Only very few open bugs that are marked patch
    • Bugs:Item1921: (Requirement) Merging 3part duplicates the text screwing up the page
      • ALERT! all that's required is (1) a test case and (2) a sober CDot smile
    • Bugs:Item1787: (Requirement) I18N: Translation updates for 4.0.2 / new PatternSkin
      • ALERT! Run translation script, send e-mail to translation authors.
    • Bugs:Item1920: (Normal) Hide form twisty gives poor usability for TWiki apps that use the form
      • ALERT! Remove the twisty on forms for 4.0.2.
        • Suggestion: 4.1 to hide the form in view if there are no visible fields
      • ALERT! Arthur will make a cookbook
      • Arthur asks for help on the configurable part, CDot has an idea
    • DONE patch==bug fixes, minor==new features, agreement on 4.0.2 for version number
    • Bugs:Item1896: Skin fallback not working
      • ALERT! Needed because of view
      • ALERT! May break plugins
      • Although Peter objects against reversal of his fix, he accepts current solution as temporary for 4.0.2 (in favour of release date)

  • DONE Holding on to 22 Mar 2006 as release date

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