[Kst] 2.0.7

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Mon Nov 5 20:23:57 UTC 2012

On 05.11.2012 16:47, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> I like your suggestions for time, but some of them make take some more
> thinking, so I don't think we should hold up a bug fix release for them.
>   Svn is in far better shape than 2.0.6, so we should release.
> Nicolas: when do you think you will be able to poke at it for regressions?
> Peter, can you produce a beta package?

Beta 4 is now at SF:

> On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 7:18 PM, Nicolas Brisset <nicolas.brisset at free.fr>wrote:
>> Hi Barth,
>>> Now that my 5 year rolling grant application has finally been
>>> submitted...
>> OK, that'll be why you've been unusually quiet the last days...
>> Preparing your next north/south pole "holidays" :-) ?
>>> What are the current show stoppers for 2.0.7 (or can we just
>>> release)?
>> I wanted to do some more testing before releasing, and I have not yet come
>> around to it.
>> I'm not aware of any regressions right now, the last ones I mentioned have
>> been fixed by Peter already. But some systematic testing could avoid
>> annoying bugs as we had in 2.0.6.
>> Apart from regression testing, I think we should finalize some of the
>> "time" stuff, particularly:
>> - in the ASCII source, adding a possibility of having fixed-sampling
>> indexes computed as time (the same as INDEX currently, with a GUI option to
>> indicate the sampling time)
>> - in the ASCII source, adding an offset either as a format string + value,
>> or taken from the file's time/date. This would apply to all time vector
>> options
>> - after testing the current svn a bit I think a separate time and date
>> vectors as I had planned originally is not worth the effort. Peter's
>> current implementation should be good enough
>> - deciding for the ASCII file buffer stuff whether the options belong in
>> the properties of the ASCII reader or in global settings
>> - when selecting a time vector in the datawizard, we should automatically
>> create plots with the X axis set correspondingly. The way it is right now,
>> you have to create the plots and then change the x-axis settings again,
>> which apparently confused even you. I think it would be too bad to spoil
>> such a nifty feature in that way. Having an option at the time you read in
>> the data and a different one to set how the x axis is displayed is OK, but
>> we should try hard(er) to guess it right. If this point is not clear from
>> the discussion, just play around with it and you'll understand what I mean
>> Regarding the points above, I have been thinking about the first 2 points
>> and I more or less see how to do them. It should be fairly easy now that
>> Peter has done all the heavy lifting. I am less clear about the data wizard
>> part. So if you can/want to implement something, I'd suggest you start with
>> the last points. Then we'll see who gets to adding the small options first
>> :-) In any case, I think we should take the extra few days it takes to
>> finalize that time stuff instead of releasing a half-baked implementation.
>> Nicolas
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