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MoveIt! Maintainer Meeting Recap - Dec 18 2018


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Agenda

  • World MoveIt! Day and MoveItCon 2019
  • Master branch and release versions
  • Improving Code Reviews
  • Pilz’s Cartesian planner and MotionPlanRequest changes
  • World MoveIt! Day China

Attendees

  • Michael Görner
  • Jorge Nicho
  • Gijs van der Hoorn
  • Robert Haschke
  • Dave Coleman
  • Harold Yang
  • Adam Alami
  • Andy McEvoy
  • Isaac Salto
  • Joachim Schleicher
  • Jonathan Binney
  • Mike Lautman
  • Nathan Brooks
  • Simon Schmeisser
  • Will Baker
  • Zak Kingston
  • Henning Kayser
  • Daniel Bakovic
  • Ian McMannon

Summary

  • World MoveIt! Day 2019
    • Possible dates: Nov 19 - Nov 21
    • ROS-Industrial wants to support WMD
    • Not before IROS, since it’s good advertisement
  • MoveItCon 2019
    • Maintainer meeting earlier?
    • Look into workshop at ICRA
  • Master branch release
    • When melodic API is stable?
    • Possible release types
      1. Debian
      2. Build Farm
      3. Open Robotics
      4. Docker
      5. Tarball package
      6. Snap
  • Improving Code Reviews
    • Not enough reviewers (lack of confidence an issue?)
    • Allow faster merging of pull requests
      1. Maintainers should commit small changes to pull requests branch
      2. Decrease number of required reviews?
    • Label pull requests for better assignment and workload distribution?
  • Pilz’s Cartesian Planner
    • Cartesian planning using the MoveIt! planning pipeline
    • Supports the full MotionPlanRequest specification
    • Adds changes the MotionPlanRequest message
  • World MoveIt! Day China
    • Held by Intel
    • Attendees/support from industrial companies and government
    • Agenda:
      • Morning: Technical presentations and sharings
        1. Intel open source contributions to ROS2 and MoveIt!
        2. Intel platform technologies, partner companies and smart manufacturing
      • Afternoon: MoveIt! Workshop
        1. MoveIt! projects and hands on
        2. Code contributions and working on issues
        3. Review session
    • Intel funding for MoveIt! 2.0?
  • IK Regression in Melodic and Ubuntu 18.04