Engineering Community Team/Meetings/2012-06-12

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Engineering Community Team meeting, 12 June, 2012


Attending: Sumana, Guillaume, Chris

List of projects[edit]

  • Testing infrastructure/automation (incl Labs)
  • Feature testing efforts
  • Community testing planning
  • 20% time wrangling
  • 1.20 deployment
  • Git and Gerrit migration
  • Wikimedia blog maintenance
  • Training documentation
  • Monthly report
  • Communications support
  • Engineering activity documentation
  • Recruiting/hiring
  • Wikimania
  • Hackathons/events (January SF, Pune, Berlin, Wikimania)
    • Conferences in general
  • Gerrit project owner groups
  • Recruitment/encouragement
    • GSOC
    • UCOSP
  • Dev community metrics
  • HR feedback


Who's doing what (this week)[edit]

Chris: today: email to Antoine about beta labs status, review Dave's and Trish's tech evals, 2 phone interviews, AFT deployment, talk about Tauhida later this week: German wikidata about refactoring Selenium tests, more hiring, more labs, HR feedback Guillaume: communications support, engineering project documentation, monthly report, HR feedback RobLa: Recruiting/hiring, 1.20 deployment Sumana: Volunteer recruiting and encouragement (including GSoC), hackathons and events/conferences in general, Gerrit project ownership, Developer access, 20% time wrangling, HR feedback Claudia: Dev community metrics

Feature testing efforts[edit]

TimedMediaHandler, Editor Engagement (AFTv5)

(AFT and hopefully EE also - PageTriage)


Community testing planning[edit]

OpenHatch postmortem with Asheesh - when? (Sometime this week would be good)

20% time wrangling[edit]

Sumana - concentrating on backlogged extensions + code review (including patches)

1.20 deployment[edit]

Git and Gerrit migration[edit]

Wikimedia blog maintenance[edit]

still on hold :(

Training documentation[edit]

Contractor working on ResourceLoader/Gadgets 2.0 docs, Git docs, security training docs, Lua stuff

Monthly report[edit]

RobLa's improvements to the gadget were very helpful Guillaume still nagging people, and reviewing report now almost complete; publication hopefully today if the missing pieces are provided

Communications support[edit]

Guillaume following up on requests, blog post reviews, etc.

nothing new to report

Engineering activity documentation[edit]

RobMoen started an assessment tool, Guillaume still needs to take a look

Recruiting/hiring[edit]

Sumana continuing to work on bug wrangler hiring, QA volunteer coordinator, and tech events coordinator

got contract help for Wikimania hackathon!

http://hire.jobvite.com/Jobvite/Job.aspx?j=odKnWfw0&c=qSa9VfwQ

Chris working on QA engineer hiring. (QA reviews and interview.) Ongoing candidate review


Wikimania[edit]

  • deprioritized last week
  • Guillaume: on hold last week, hopefully resumed this week
  • Sumana & Rob & Guillaume discussed a little in Berlin

Hackathons/events (January SF, Berlin, Wikimania)[edit]

Sumana working on Wikimania hackathon prep

Conferences in general[edit]

Sumana to continue writing OSBridge keynote

Gerrit project owner groups[edit]

Sumana doing regularly

Recruitment/encouragement[edit]

Sumana running developer access queue Sumana continuing to do this.


GSoC[edit]

Sumana need to continue

UCOSP[edit]

Sumana starting quick postmortem

  • TODO: talk with Yuvi & Amgine via email

Dev community metrics[edit]

- Mark & Chris successfully talked to Claudia :) - setting up R<>BugzillaAPI connection - collecting information to Bugzilla Management (setting up the "wall") - analyzing the development of patch submissions over the last years

Misc[edit]

  • Sumana in SF June 20-24, then Portland last week of June