Engineering Community Team/Meetings/2012-07-17

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Engineering Community Team meeting, 17 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, future)
    • 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 productization, deployment, QA Eng hiring, beta labs improvements, automation Guillaume: communications support, Wikimania follow-up 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

Feature testing efforts[edit]

-- Article Feedback deploy today to ramp up to 10% of enwiki + IE7 support -- AFT considered stable, contract with OmniTI is ended -- E2 project ramping up now -- AFTv5 live on labs beta, need to make it usable now, have a use case in hand

Community testing planning[edit]

no plan currently Visual Editor? Talk to James Forrester

20% time wrangling[edit]

Sumana

1.20 deployment[edit]

-- is becoming routine

Git and Gerrit migration[edit]

Training documentation[edit]

New stuff from OpenHatch

  • Sumana: need to write checklists for Rob to follow

Monthly report[edit]

Get your statuses in regularly!

Communications support[edit]

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

Engineering activity documentation[edit]

Nothing to report

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 finished for four candidates.


Wikimania[edit]

Followup?

Guillaume:

  • clearing e-mail/watchlist backlog
  • follow up on contacts

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

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

Conferences in general[edit]

Sumana to write blog post about OSB

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]

Did postmortem

  • Sumana: to email wikitech-l and other groups about future projects

Dev community metrics[edit]

Misc[edit]

Sumana's upcoming vacation Guillaume - starting in 2-3 days, more asynchronous than usual till 6 Aug