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WiX Online Meeting 239 Highlights

Thursday, July 7, 2022 by Bob Arnson

As promised, today we did our normal triage and we risked taunting the Demo Gods by having Rob run through the Windows Sandbox work I've done to run the WiX integration tests in a quick and easy virtual machine provided by Windows. Did the Demo Gods retaliate?

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WiX Online Meeting 238 Highlights

Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Bob Arnson

Today's meeting had only a handful of issues, none of which caused our (in)famous long design discussions, so we had our first meeting of less than 30 minutes in a long time. I'd hoped to share my findings about running the WiX runtime tests in Windows Sandbox but, alas, life interfered with that goal. Next meeting for sure!

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WiX Online Meeting 237 Highlights

Thursday, June 9, 2022 by Bob Arnson

Today's triage focused primarily on the rise of reports of problems installing Votive into the latest point release of Visual Studio 2022. My suggestion of going back to Notepad-based development was not broadly accepted. We're keeping an eye on the problem and hope to hear back from Visual Studio folks by the next meeting, so stay tuned.

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WiX Online Meeting 236 Highlights

Thursday, May 26, 2022 by Bob Arnson

As usual, today's meeting covered triage mixed with design discussions galore. Then, in response to questions from Ron watching live, we talked about how the WiX integration tests run during the CI build in virtual machines and how developers could run them on local VMs. Finally, Rob briefly announced a new prerelease build of WiX v3.14 is now available for download, containing all the latest changes and fixes in that branch.

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WiX Online Meeting 235 Highlights

Thursday, May 12, 2022 by Bob Arnson

Today's meeting was all about triage: six issues, to be precise. Does that mean today's meeting was a quick 20 minutes? Not exactly. As is our wont, we spent a lot of time in a handful of issues, with deep discussion and design. That's one of the great things about real-time communication and we take advantage of it whenever we can.

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WiX Online Meeting 234 Highlights

Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Bob Arnson

Though we had only eight issues to triage, today's meeting was a bit super-sized. Most of it was due to a lengthy discussion on one particular issue, but Rob's telling of a truly awful dad joke also took time, especially when he tried a follow-up dad joke that we had to fact check in real time. No, I won't be repeating either one here; if you want bad puns, go ahead and watch the meeting.

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