Hackfest2019 Saarbrücken Topics

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Topics for Inkscape Hackfest 2019 in Saarbrücken

Inkscape 1.0 release

  • Fix priority bugs
  • Testing
    • Text layout (Tav)
    •  ?
  • Announcement preparations

Code Improvement

  • Gio::Actions (Tav/Alex)
    • Migration strategy.
    • How to handle keyboard short cuts/tool tips/etc.?
  • Gio::File (Tav)
    • Replace document_file/document_name/document_base.
  • XML Editor/Style Dialog (Jabier)

Recruiting of new developers

  • Extensions seems to be a popular path.
  • Encourage people to write extensions.
  • Organized outreach/recruitment efforts?
  • Review developer onboarding guidelines
  • What are the major questions new devs have
  • What areas of the codebase do we need stronger institutional memory in?
    1. Text layout
    2. XML Tree <=> Object Tree <=> Display Tree
    3. Signaling/Updating
    4.  ?


  • Bug migration
  • WebLate