Dev call 9/22/2010 minutes

Note: This is an old post in a blog with a lot of posts. The world has changed, technologies have changed, and I've changed. It's likely this is out of date and not representative. Let me know if you think this is something that needs updating.

Miro 3.5 status (roadmap)

  • did a Miro 3.5 rc1

  • couple of minor bugs to fix

  • planning to do a Miro 3.5 rc2

  • need help testing and translating Miro 3.5

  • probably a release on or around October 10th

Miro Community 1.1.2 status (roadmap)

  • focusing on small bugs that should get fixed before the long haul for 1.2.


  • did a whole bunch of stuff on a bunch of different project

  • finished new new Miro installer work for Windows--we're trying _really_ hard to get this right and balance the asstasticness with income stream

  • fixed some small bugs on Miro Community for Miro Community 1.1.2

  • did some demo work with syncing for Miro 4--waiting on the Trac to MediaWiki change

  • planning to update his Windows build environment


  • regression tested the Miro 3.5 rc1 builds

  • wrote some blog entries

  • we don't know how many downloads we're getting with release candidates so that we can better figure that out

  • testing Universal Subtitles for their upcoming release


  • fixed the http auth bug (yay!)

  • fixed some other bugs for the Miro 3.5 rc1 builds and some bugs found after the builds

  • built a new OSX build environment


  • bugfixing for Miro

  • did Miro 3.5 rc1 release

  • worked on Ubuntu packaging

  • worked on miro user manual updates

Order of business:

  • used Skype for the call. SO MUCH CLEARER.

  • Miro 3.5 release schedule

    • going to do a Miro 3.5 rc2 Wednesday or Thursday

    • lots and lots of testing and translation work

    • do a final release around October 10th

  • need to know how many people are downloading nightlies and release candidates. we need to fix the nightlies page so that it's using urls that count downloads and redirect.

  • things we can hack on at OVC:

    • performance (memory, speed) tuning

    • extension system

    • Miro 4 features that are well defined and ready to go

    • talking to people about Miro user interface usage

    • writing widget layer documentation; Miro widget tutorial

  • Ben, Nick, Paul, Dean, Will and a bunch of other PCF people will be at Open Video Conference this weekend in NYC. If you're there, please say hi!

  • Miro users need your help translating! See Translations for Miro 3.5 -- we need your help! for details.

  • Miro users need your help testing! See Miro 3.5 RC1 builds are available for details.

  • If you can't contribute your time, please consider contributing funding by donating. Your money goes directly to ongoing development of Miro and related projects.

  • Did you know there's a Miro User Manual? If you haven't looked at it yet, it's worth taking a look at. You can find it at

Bugzilla stats for Miro:

  • 17 bugs/feature-requests created

  • 1 bug marked WONTFIX

  • 17 bugs marked FIXED

  • 1 bug marked WORKSFORME

  • 3 bugs marked DUPLICATE

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