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 ====== Current Version of Weekly AGL Developer Newsletter ====== ====== Current Version of Weekly AGL Developer Newsletter ======
  
-==== April 12, 2019 ====+==== April 19, 2019 ====
  
-Welcome to issue number twenty-five of the weekly AGL newsletter highlighting work going on around the AGL Community. You can also find the latest issue and back issues on our wiki page.  https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​newsletter ​+Welcome to issue number twenty-six of the weekly AGL newsletter highlighting work going on around the AGL Community. Monday is a bank holiday in many countries, so enjoy your long weekend. You can also find the latest issue and back issues on our wiki page.  https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​newsletter ​
  
 Feedback and comments are welcome. ​  ​wminer@linuxfoundation.org Feedback and comments are welcome. ​  ​wminer@linuxfoundation.org
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 ==== Highlights ==== ==== Highlights ====
-1) In case you missed the big announcement,​ Volkswagen has joined AGL!  ​https://www.automotivelinux.org/​announcements/2019/​04/​08/​volkswagen-joins-agl+1) The Grumpy Guppy Patch Release 7.0.1 was made on Thursday. See https://wiki.automotivelinux.org/​agl-distro/release-notes#​grumpy_guppy_701 for all of the details. ​
  
-2) Speaking of the new documentation site, we need some help with HTML5, CSS, and such to improve ​its look and feel. If you have expertise in these areas and want to help out check out JIRA issues ​[[https://​jira.automotivelinux.org/​browse/​SPEC-2317| SPEC-2317]][[https://​jira.automotivelinux.org/​browse/​SPEC-2318 ​| SPEC-2318]], and [[https://​jira.automotivelinux.org/​browse/​SPEC-2319 | SPEC-2319]]. Please contact me if you can help us out. We will be looking for more redesign of the overall look and feel of the site as well. +2) Some documentation site updates were made to formattingbut we still need some help with HTML5, CSS, and such to improve ​the site’s ​look and feel. If you have expertise in these areas and want to helpcheck out JIRA issues SPEC-2317, ​<del>SPEC-2318</​del>​, and SPEC-2319. Please contact me if you can help us out. We will be looking for more redesign of the overall look and feel of the site as well.  There is an Epic in Jira (SPEC-2330) with subtasks that cover the redesign
  
-3) The hardware specification being written by the Reference Hardware System Architecture EG will be released to the System Architecture Team in two weeks for review and approval. This should lead to a 2-DIN hardware prototype that can be purchased by AGL Members. A draft version of the spec can be found here for review and early comments. https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​_media/​egrhsa/​agl_referencehardwarespec_v0.2.0draft.pdf+3) The hardware specification being written by the Reference Hardware System Architecture EG will be released to the System Architecture Team in this week for review and approval. This should lead to a 2-DIN hardware prototype that can be purchased by AGL Members. A draft version of the spec can be found here for review and early comments. ​**NOTE: A new revision was uploaded today!**  ​https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​_media/​eg-rhsa/​agl_referencehardwarespec_v0.2.0draft.pdf
  
-4) Our next F2F meeting will be held at Igalia’s office in Coruna, Spain on May 7 – 9.  Sign up on the wiki if you plan to make itA lot of important topics ​are on the agenda. https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​agl-distro/​may2019-f2f+4) Let’s talk about Telematics! ​ The Connectivity EG is working ​on creating a reference device for telematics. The code should be dropped into gerrit in the next two weeks. ​ The V2C EG is starting a white paper to details for end-to-end Vehicle to Cloud use cases and requirements ​Please join either ​of these Expert Groups if you are interested in bringing telematics to AGL
  
-5) When you make your travel plans to attend Automotive Linux Summit, remember that we will hold a Face-to-Face SAT and Expert Group meeting on July 16 the day before ALS begins. Sign up at https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​agl-distro/​jul2019-f2f+5) Last chance ​to sign up for the F2F meeting on May 7 – 9 at Igalia’s office in Coruna, Spain. Sign up on the wiki if you plan to make it. A lot of important topics are on the agenda. ​https://​wiki.automotivelinux.org/​agl-distro/​may2019-f2f
  
-6) The uprev to Yocto 2.6 (thud) was merged to master this week. Expect some instabilities on master as some issues still need to be resolved. The guppy patch release (7.0.1) is still held up by some regressions found in our pre-release testing. A new version is being spun today for testing before Tuesday’s developer call.  
  
-7) Once you have finished the newslettertake second ​to vote in my twitter poll https://twitter.com/VStarWalt/status/​1116654184382726145+6) When you make your travel plans to attend Automotive Linux Summitremember that we will hold Face-to-Face SAT and Expert Group meeting on July 16 the day before ALS beginsSign up at https://wiki.automotivelinux.org/agl-distro/jul2019-f2f 
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 +7) Upcoming deadlines for developers. The deadline for submitting patches for guppy 7.0.2 is next Friday, April 28 for a planned May 3 release. The deadline for submitting patches to master for the Happy Halibut RC1 is May 3 for a planned May 10 release. ​
  
  
 ==== This week’s meetings:​==== ==== This week’s meetings:​====
  
-===Monday=== +=== Tuesday ​=== 
-13:00 UTC – [[:eg-ui-graphics#​weekly_call|Graphics and UI Expert Group]] +12:00 pm UTC – Joint meeting of [[eg-ic:meetings|Instrument Cluster]] and [[eg-requirements-specification:meetings|System Spec Expert ​Groups]] 
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-===Tuesday=== +
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-12:00 pm UTC – [[eg-ciat:meetings|Continuous Integration and Automated Test Expert ​Group]] +
  
 13:00 UTC - [[:​dev-call-info|Weekly developer call]]\\ 13:00 UTC - [[:​dev-call-info|Weekly developer call]]\\
 Open to anyone with questions about AGL code or issues they may be having. ​ Open to anyone with questions about AGL code or issues they may be having. ​
  
-===Wednesday=== +=== Wednesday === 
-13:00 UTC - [[:eg-speech#meetings|Speech ​Expert Group]]+13:00 UTC - [[eg-app-fw:meetings|App Framework and Security ​Expert Group]]
  
-14:00 UTC - [[:​eg-virt#​meetings|Virtualization Expert Group]] 
  
 +===Thursday===
 +13:00 UTC - [[:​agl-sat-meetings|System Architecture Team]]
  
-===Thursday=== 
-13:00 UTC - [[eg-connectivity:​meetings|Connectivity Expert Group]] 
  
 The full AGL calendar can always be found at https://​calendar.google.com/​calendar/​embed?​src=linuxfoundation.org_i0rs8amkm0flde7kq5u4b9tef4%40group.calendar.google.com The full AGL calendar can always be found at https://​calendar.google.com/​calendar/​embed?​src=linuxfoundation.org_i0rs8amkm0flde7kq5u4b9tef4%40group.calendar.google.com
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