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Anonymous, 02/02/2012 04:48 PM
RST type consolidation - sandbox

Meetings 2012-02-02

RST Release Management

Type Consolidation

Component-specific (non-domain) Data Types

  • How can these be retrieved?
  • Mandatory installation to file system?
  • Other serialization formats than protobuf?

Meeting Planning

  1. Collect additional topics
  2. Determine topic priorities
  3. Roughly assign to meeting slots (~ short-term, mid-term, long-term)


Type Consolidation

  • Open topics:
    • Coordinate systems


  • rst/audition/ITD.proto: filename should be full name, not abbreviation (#848)
  • Express units right inside the proto file
    • For first release, check, that units are documented in every proto file
    • For next release, check how to express units (enum?)
  • For geometry/pointcloud types, we should check compliance with PCL
  • For next release: Overwork image type (check ivimage)


  • Ingo cleans up States/StateTransitions in TaskState
  • How to handle platform-specific types
    • Extend generic type (is that feasible with protobuf?)
  • VICON type needs cleanup (e.g. redundant orientations)
    • Should use rst/stable types (translation/orientation/pose)
  • geometry/PointPair into 2DPointPair and 3DPointPair *

sandbox -> stable

  1. TaskState
  2. geometry