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Maintainer Meeting Recap - November 30th

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Topics:

  • World MoveIt! Day recap
  • Branching for Lunar
  • Task-planning framework
  • New website & tutorials
  • Contributor code of conduct
  • Next release
  • ROS 2.0 update

Attendees

  • Michael ‘v4hn’ Görner
  • Robert Haschke
  • Isaac IY Saito
  • Jorge Nicho
  • Dave Coleman
  • Ian McMahon
  • Bence Magyar
  • Jonathan Binney

Summary

  • World MoveIt! Day recap
    • Overall successful event with 100+ participants
    • Issues at various locations regarding setup of computers, teaching brand new users
    • A lessons learned document was collected for next year’s event planning
  • Branching for Lunar
    • No need to branch for Lunar, will just branch for ROS-Melodic
    • We are ready to branch whenever, just need a motivational breaking change and someone to put the effort into making the branches
  • Task-planning framework
    • Robert and Michael have been co-developing a new task planning framework between their two labs
    • Uses default MoveIt! components but replaces the unfinished MoveIt! Pick Place pipeline
  • New website & tutorials
    • Still in process on finding funding for this initiative
  • Contributor code of conduct
    • Maintainers aren’t thrilled about it but if we can find one that doesn’t hold the maintainers highly responsible one could be merged in
  • Next release
    • Isaac will be working on this in the coming weeks
  • ROS 2.0 update
    • Still in the future due to missing ROS Actions (actionlib)

Thanks to all the maintainers who attended the meeting!