The community held its first-ever full developer meetup on Sunday, with an impressive turnout. Credit was given to Blender’s own meetups for inspiring the launch of this event. The community has resolved multiple translation-related bugs over the past week, as well as several other issues causing crashes or poor geometry. As the 0.21 release approaches, the community is anticipating a feature freeze.
In the upcoming week, Google Summer of Code developers have started connecting with their community mentors and seeking feedback on their proposed work plans. Additionally, a community member is cleaning up toponaming tests in preparation for the second TNP merge sequence.
For the period between May 2 and May 9, 37 pull requests were merged, with a total codebase change of +1,435/-1,518 lines. This period saw an average merged PR size of +40/-42, with 32 issues closed and 15 new issues opened.