Online Developer Meeting (2022-07-26)

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Today's topics

  • GSoC progress
  • VM progress?
  • Octave packages progress update
  • Managing diversity of libraries (libm, libc etc)
  • Release process for Octave 7.2:
    • About 10 (actual) changes since the last release candidate (about 6 weeks ago). Should we make a second release candidate?
    • Not much feedback for the first release candidate. Should we skip making release candidates entirely and directly make releases? Should we announce them more prominently (e.g., on the web page)?
  • Octave 7.3 and 8 timeline?

Previous topics

  • Octave 7.2
    • jwe indicated a release is imminent
  • VM updates
    • Presentations by mnabipoor and Petter
    • Both efforts will move forward
    • Need to define VM language
  • Fosshost and hosting updates
    • Kai presented details of migration and documentation of the migration process
  • MinusForge to finally move to Octave Packages with pkg install -forge
    • Timeline to deprecate
    • Kai presented this new mechanism to obtain "pkg install -forge" functionality for GitHub packages in addition to SourceForge, en route to leaving SourceForge
  • GSOC status/progress check-in
  • Follow up on implementing classdef classes in C++
    • jwe presented updates on the classdef functionality.

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