[ros-users] ROS Development Update

Adolfo Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian adolfo.rodriguez at pal-robotics.com
Thu Jan 9 09:48:50 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 1:01 AM, Daniel Stonier <d.stonier at gmail.com> wrote:

> The roswiki updates are great guys. Especially the new badges and build
> links which save having to remember magic links to get to often needed
> information about a package.

+1 to these improvements. Great stuff.

> On 9 January 2014 06:38, Tully Foote <tfoote at osrfoundation.org> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I wanted to highlight some recent changes that I hope people will find
>> useful.  Following on the recent new website for ROS, http://www.ros.org/ (Which
>> I highly recommend you checkout if you haven't already.) we've been doing
>> some more housekeeping to make things easier to use on our various
>> websites.
>> We have updated the CSS styles for the wiki, improving the look and feel
>> for things like buttons and font spacing. We have also added some new
>> information to package pages, for example:
>> http://wiki.ros.org/roscpp_tutorials On this page you will notice the
>> new badges for "Released", "Continuous Integration", and "Documented". This
>> should give users more information at a glance for packages which are
>> documented on the wiki. Additionally, there is now a "Jenkins Jobs" link on
>> the right hand side "Package Links" box. If you click this it will expand
>> to list all of the build farm jobs related to this package and their
>> status. We will add more information to the package pages as we can,
>> suggestions and pull requests are welcome.
>> We have also just launched the http://status.ros.org site. This site
>> gives you an overview of the status of our services as well as some
>> realtime metrics. This site is hosted externally, so we can communicate
>> outages and progress on repairs even when our other infrastructure is down.
>> We would encourage you to follow @rosorg <https://twitter.com/rosorg> or add
>> our RSS feed/signup for email notifications on the http://status.ros.org site
>> directly.
>> We're also actively working on preparing for ROS Indigo Igloo. A major
>> part of this perparation has been preparing for Python 3. If you'd like
>> more information on that there's a thread on ros-release at code.ros.org
>> http://lists.ros.org/lurker/message/20131231.003813.311b5072.en.html and
>> we have recently update REP 3 for Indigo
>> http://www.ros.org/reps/rep-0003.html#indigo-igloo-may-2014 Also in
>> perparation for turning on the Indigo buildfarm we have removed all Fuerte
>> jobs from the farm. Fuerte packages will continue to be available however
>> it will not be possible to build new packages.
>> While I'm on the topic I'd like to encourage all maintainers to make sure
>> that they're on the ros-release mailing list to make sure to stay up to
>> date on release specific information and discussions.
>> I'd also like to encourage everyone to send announcements and updates on
>> their projects here to the ros-users mailing list or submit them to
>> ros-news at googlegroups.com for posting on the ROS Blog. And if you're
>> blogging about ROS related content submitting your blog to
>> http://planet.ros.org/ where you can get an RSS feed of ROS related
>> activities. One of the strengths of ROS is it's large user community
>> sharing project updates and announcements is a great way to contribute to
>> the community.
>> 2013 was ROS's strongest years with more and more people releasing
>> packages against both Groovy and Hydro. The packages available for these
>> distros have grown to be more than 750 and 850 respectively.
>> Thank you to everyone who's contributed already and to everyone else I
>> encourage you to start by making a small contribution such as answering a
>> question on http://answers.ros.org or updating or extending a wiki page.
>> Happy New Year!
>> Tully
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