Multimedia/Standup notes/2018/December

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2018-12-20[edit]

Matthias[edit]

  • Search prototype changes

Cormac[edit]

  • depicts on File page

Pam[edit]

  • Search results
  • Image annotations - will be looking for links/resources

Mark[edit]

  • Happy new year y'all - see you on the other side
  • Working through the last little bits to tie up before break - will take a half-day tomorrow

Ramsey[edit]

  • a few meetings
  • QA on Beta
  • emails on various topics, including a possible depicts AI partnership with a GLAM


2018-12-19[edit]

Pam[edit]

  • Proposals
  • Getting back to search results later today

Ramsey[edit]

  • Adding proposals on behalf of people outside of audiences
  • misc. admin stuff (offsite scheduling, Berlin notes, etc.)
  • QA and user feedback on Beta

Matthias[edit]

  • Making search prototype more robust (removing some temp hacks)

Mark[edit]

  • Meeting day!
  • Sorting out some various stuff before the holiday break


2018-12-18[edit]

James[edit]

  • Resolved integration test issue. Patch to add it to gate soon to be merged.
  • Did a fix for T209380 and looked at a few other not-crisis tickets.
  • Looked at a couple of new tasks and asked for design/product decision on what to do.
  • Talked to Ed about OOUI stuff for Matthias's search prototype and other bits and bobs.
  • See you in January!

Ramsey[edit]

  • proposals
  • QA stuff on Beta
  • looking over tickets

Mark[edit]

  • More working through perspectives
  • Meeting in a bit with James and a few others to talk about some deployment things

Matthias[edit]

  • Making search prototype more robust (removing some temp hacks)

Pam[edit]

  • Search results: made a ticket for the initial Depicts release, will be making another ticket for the dropdown media type filter. still working on the future-oriented search results.
  • Proposals

Cormac[edit]

  • depicts on File page


2018-12-17[edit]

James[edit]

  • Hello from London.
  • Merged Cormac's patch for non-table file captions display.
  • Still hitting my head against integration tests.
  • Follow-up design tweaks for non-table file captions.
  • Depicts ("digital representation of") got created by the community: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6243

Matthias[edit]

  • Working on search prototype feedback

Mark[edit]

  • Fending off senioritis
  • Working through the perspectives documents (it's going...okay)

Pam[edit]

  • Senioritis is real
  • But search results iterations don't stop...
  • Will be working with Ramsey in our meeting later to answer questions

Ramsey[edit]

Keegan[edit]

  • Spreading word of beta testing???
  • +1 — James

Cormac[edit]

  • now working on statement display on File page (the php part)


2018-12-13[edit]

Matthias[edit]

  • Working on search prototype feedback

Keegan[edit]

  • Will be OoO most of the day
  • Couple of meetings, though

Pam[edit]

  • Revised design brief for Search Results & have some possible V1 treatments to share for our design:dev discussion
  • Spending some time on 3-5 year proposals
  • Meeting with Daisy later to do an Airtable walkthrough

Mark[edit]

  • Meeting day continues
  • That's probably all I can do today though

Cormac[edit]

  • Finishing OOUI-ifying File page progressing
  • participating a little bit in the Beta discussions

James[edit]

  • Loads of Beta/config discussions with Daniel and others.
  • Code review of Daniel's and Cormac's stuff.
  • Today's my last day in the office until January.

Ramsey[edit]

  • answering questions
  • testing/double-checking beta
  • misc. documentation
  • meetings, of course


2018-12-12[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Meeting day!
  • Congratulate our new members :)

Keegan[edit]

  • Pushing gently on Comms for blog text review
  • Checking up on the wikis
  • Non SDC, All-Hands week planning stuff

Ramsey[edit]

  • meetings
  • looking at Beta and making sure nothing secretly broke
  • did some WMDE strategy/tactics stuff yesterday and this morning (should be done with that for the rest of the year...he says, hopefully)

James[edit]

  • Good news: I had a crazy plan and it might just have worked. Beta is back up.
  • Bad news: Federation is off until bits of Wikibase are re-written. Task from Daniel forthcoming.
  • Current focus is working with RelEng on our integration with other repos so we can avoid future breakage, hopefully.

Pam[edit]

  • Still working on Search Results versions
  • Prepping for a fruitful design:dev discussion on search for tomorrow
  • Meeting day

Amanda[edit]

  • Enroll in your benefits!
  • Bothering Mark about API goal
  • Giving Lydia and Leszeck a heads up about federation

Cormac[edit]

  • Continuing prep work for depicts on File page (tests done, working on OOUI stuff)
  • unlikely to finish depicts before Christmas - should finish displaying statements, but prob not editing

Matthias[edit]

  • Depicts in UW
  • Will work on search prototype feedback tomorrow


2018-12-11[edit]

Cormac[edit]

  • Continuing prep work for depicts on File page (still doing tests, OOUI stuff next)

Matthias[edit]

  • Depicts in UW

Mark[edit]

  • Feeling good about catch-up
  • Today, on to making sense of our patches and tasks
  • Ongoing hiring clean-up
  • Holiday backstop assignments...

Ramsey[edit]

James[edit]

  • Daniel is digging into T211237.
  • Other stuff as before when my supporting him is not occupying my time.

Pam[edit]

  • Working on V1 + V2 versions of Search results


2018-12-10[edit]

Keegan[edit]

  • Poke Ed and finish up blog post
  • Housekeeping on phabricator
  • Non-SDC stuff

Mark[edit]

  • Getting caught up today or die trying
  • All-hands registration reminder
  • More hiring updates

Pam[edit]

  • Iterating on Search results page

James[edit]

  • Productive MCR meeting this morning.
  • Will be working with Wikidata to see if we can fix the current Beta Breakage and the one remaining blocker (mobile editing) and also the text trimming concern.
  • Will be working with RelEng to see if we can get that integration test working and then landed into the gates for MW and Wikidata.
  • PL: Roll-off.

Matthias[edit]

  • Depicts in UW

Cormac[edit]

  • started preparatory work on depicts-on-file-page (T211134, then T203934, then T204264)

Ramsey[edit]

  • can't test on Beta so will do other things!
  • Meeting with Pam about stuff
  • probably work more on System Stories and share draft
  • I have a non-SDC deck to make for the Berlin meeting I'm not going to

Amanda[edit]

  • Planning and finance stuff.
  • Per Nirzar, don't worry about CleanChanges any more.


2018-12-06[edit]

Keegan[edit]

  • https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/copyright_status YYYYAAAAAAYYYYY
    • YAAAAAAAAAYY
  • Meetings first half of the day
  • OoO second half of the day for personal errands, didn't make it yesterday
  • Will be at retro for the last 20mins if we need to talk about Community stuff
  • Sending the newsletter out tomorrow. Was holding it to include the Captions testing announcement.

Matthias[edit]

  • Depicts in UW

Mark[edit]

  • Fewer meetings!
  • Retro fun times!
  • A little more catch-up and some errands in the afternoon

Pam[edit]

  • Been sorting through Search results feedback from the design team
  • Organizing project info/admin[type stuff
  • Going to be be thinking through some issues with Search results & documenting thoughts/sharing out
  • Reminder: off tomorrow

Ramsey[edit]

  • I've been up too long already
  • A few meetings with the team
  • quarterly goal stuff

Cormac[edit]

  • struggling through integration tests (bad token errors) ... just occurred to me to look at the WB tests for hints, so doing that now

James[edit]

  • Daniel looking at our wbentities issue.
  • After that, will go back to looking at mobile editing stuff.

Amanda[edit]

  • Still mapping dependencies


2018-12-05[edit]

James[edit]

  • OK, T211052 is fixed and merged (thanks Cormac!).
  • I also fixed the header duplication, and killed off our use of page_props (T205417).
  • AbuseFilter code tweaked; should land later today.
  • BUT, Beta is still having an issue when you click edit; looking into it.
    • (that's the wbgetentities failure, I expect)
      • Yes, but I thought that was meant to be fixed by T211052 :-(

Mark[edit]

  • Meeting day!
  • Yesterday: Not much productivity due to under-weather-ness
  • Hopefully between meetings I can catch up on the uncountable email threads

Keegan[edit]

  • Keeping the WD copyright conversation going
  • Blog tinkering
  • Half-day either today or tomorrow to take care of some stuff

Amanda[edit]

  • Gooooooooooooals for Q3 (cue vuvuzela)
    • Including airtable dependencies, oh joy

Matthias[edit]

  • Back to depicts in UW

Pam[edit]

  • Finishing up search results mocks for design team sharing
  • MRC meeting yesterday
  • Meeting Wednesday!

Ramsey[edit]

  • Will try to get to some campaign testing on either Alpha or Beta (whichever is working)
  • system story stuff continues
  • will test additional things if they do end up working on Beta

Cormac[edit]

  • working on basic integration tests to make sure we know if other stuff breaks our stuff
  • PL: is getting alpha working something we should prioritise?


2018-12-04[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Doing some more reading on Gerrit/Phab today to catch up
  • Little under the weather so probably will try to get some rest as well

Matthias[edit]

will miss standup

  • Catching up on things

James[edit]

  • MCR team's merge of the SlotRoleHandler stuff broke everything in WBMI. Working with them to fix.
  • Am in an Infrastructure retro meeting, sorry!

Pam[edit]

  • much the same as yesterday: revising search results thanks to chat w/ Ramsey & prepping to show to design team tomorrow
  • emails!
  • MCR design considerations


Ramsey[edit]

  • reallly hoping to be able to finish testing on Beta one day :D
  • in the meantime, doing more "system story" stuff to document our system rules so far
  • emails about non-SDC stuff

Cormac[edit]

  • did some rebasing, got bogged down updating vagrant so not a v productive day
  • updating labs - how to go about it?
  • we REALLY need to do some integration tests to stop other teams breaking our shit


2018-12-03[edit]

Cormac[edit]

  • that bug with the errors from abuse filter is in review, but I have a qunit test failing that I don't understand
  • next is rebasing that search prototype patch so I can make it work on labs again

Matthias[edit]

  • Hi!

Ramsey[edit]

  • OMG baby time!!
  • crazy day of meetings and emails today. putting out some small fires.
  • hopefully (crossing fingers) going to QA Beta if it's ready.

Keegan[edit]

  • Meetings
  • Beta announcement?
  • Captions blog, should start

Pam[edit]

  • Search wireframing
  • Answered some email...
  • Need to start on Image Annotations soon

James[edit]

  • Bug squashing.
  • Wouldn't it be nice to only have one Structured Data header on file pages? ;-)

Mark[edit]

  • Hiring obviously progressing
  • MCR meeting - sounds like they aren't blocked or arguing, just working on SlotRoleHandler
  • After meetings, will hop back on phab/gerrit and sort things out