pshipkov
The Windows build of Maya 2020 forces me yo rename one of the core nodes in SOuP - "group".
It name clashes with a new node with the same name in Maya.
This will break backward compatibility.
I brought this to Maya developers, waiting for their feedback.
If this cannot be resolved somehow, customers will have to go tconverert of existing scenes when migrating to the new version of Maya.
This process is relatively simple, but still, a potential source of problems.

Just early warning.
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levi
Good to know!  Thanks for the heads up.
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samadoni

i noticed this new group node, but doesn't show up in the node editor.

Looks like an experimental/not finished node.

Are they trying to finally get rid of their ugly way of dealing with components in maya?   

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pshipkov

Not really. The built-in one is part of the Arnold based rendering toolkit.

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samadoni

So if you hear back from autodesk and if they decide to rename their new node you will revert to the original name? 

Really hoping that Autodesk will rename their node, it's really annoying  

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pshipkov

Ain't gonna happen. Don't hold your breadth.
Released new version of SOuP today.
We have to get over it and move on.

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