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Development Meeting 0


Meeting of Developers and Contributors

March 18th 1600 UTC


  • Description of the release goals for 2.0 (#118) - Eric Davis
  • Move to Rails 2.3.11 in preparation of the Rails 3 move in a later release - Eric Davis
  • Introduce Bundler for dependency handling - Muntek Singh
  • acts_as_journalized plugin (#123) - Muntek Singh
  • Helper situation ([Decided] - Add helpers :all to ApplicationController?) - Felix Schäfer


  • Pull out all currently bundled dependencies: RubyTree, CodeRay, RedCloth, LDAP - Discuss in actual issues. No need to reach a decision by everyone.
  • Update these libraries if possible - Muntek Singh
  • Gravatar into separate gem - Muntek Singh

Notes on Topics

  • Release 2.0 mostly as a library upgrade "when it's ready", possibly earlier than the 6 month schedule
  • Upgrade to Rails 2.3.latest
  • bundler for 2.0 - Holger and schmidtwisser
  • Phase out 1.8.6 support in 2.0 - Might work if you change some things but not officially supported anymore
  • Pull in Redmine patched every 2 months or so
  • Switch to helpers :all - edavis
  • acts_as_journalized - needs to be rebased (phlebasand). edavis will review.
  • Shoot for end of May as the 2.0 release date. Keep August as the official one until the release looks like it will be met.

Topics for next session

  • Find supporters of the different areas of development - Muntek Singh

Committed Attendee List

IRC nick Real Name
Khalsa Muntek Singh
edavis10 Eric Davis
thegcat Felix Schäfer
meineerde Holger Just
MischaTheEvil Mischa The Evil
happynoff Simon COURTOIS
ferggo Greg Mefford


The full text log is available here

chiliproject-development-meeting-2011-03-18.txt (27.6 kB) Eric Davis, 2011-03-18 05:47 pm