Engineering Community Team/Meetings/2012-07-03

From MediaWiki.org
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Engineering Community Team meeting, 3 July, 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
  • 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: -- AFT deploy, hiring are top priorities. Will reviews half-dozen new applications for QA Engineer

Guillaume: communications support, Wikimania prep 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, yearly assessment Claudia: Dev community metrics

  • Testing infrastructure/automation (incl Labs)

-- Conversation is ongoing, but policy (per Rob) of "if it has a deployment scheduled, get it on beta labs" is in place and everyone is aware of it.

Feature testing efforts[edit]

-- Article Feedback deploy today to ramp up to 1% of enwiki -- AFT considered stable, contract with OmniTI is ended -- E2 project ramping up now

Community testing planning[edit]

-- Nothing solid right now, but discussed an Extensions bug triage project with Weekend Testers, they're interested -- review Openhatch test event

OpenHatch postmortem with Asheesh - when? Chris McMahon will schedule it.

Extensions testing w/WT

Parveen? none

20% time wrangling[edit]

Sumana

1.20 deployment[edit]

-- is becoming routine

Git and Gerrit migration[edit]

Training documentation[edit]

somewhat updated more in early July

Monthly report[edit]

Get your statuses in by Thursday!

Communications support[edit]

Guillaume continues to follow up on occasional requests, blog post reviews, etc.

Engineering activity documentation[edit]

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. Tech and panel interviews in progress for four candidates.


Wikimania[edit]

Guillaume: presentation prep, currently consolidating content around https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_history before using it to build the presentation Sumana: need to prep presentation, need to write to Wikimania participants to suggest wikitech-ambassadors meetup

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

Sumana working on Wikimania hackathon prep, need to do SF & Berlin followup,

Conferences in general[edit]

Sumana to write blog post about OSB

SMWCon - Chris to consider

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]

Tomorrow is US holiday