Multimedia/Standup notes/2018/January

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2018-01-02[edit]

Matthias[edit]

  • Patches for patent agreement in Special:Upload coming up

Ramsey[edit]

  • Open day, quickly filling up
  • Break down some user stories from the epics

Pam[edit]

  • Getting back in the swing of things
  • Working on fileinfo page
  • Meeting with JMo about future of commons and other stuff

Mark[edit]

  • Coming back from a break means catching up on backlogs!!!
  • Also, one interrupt today, expecting to get most things done in the afternoon.

Amanda[edit]

  • Bothering people about all sorts of things
  • Working on the gantt chart


2018-01-03[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Caught up with backlog...onwards to meetingpocalypse
  • Also: Getting back into MediaInfo

Matthias[edit]

  • Special:Upload patent patches up for review
  • Looking into description/caption rename thing - will reach out to WMDE tomorrow

Ramsey[edit]

  • Waiting for Pam's input on wireframes
  • Will sync up with Mark & Pam on Thursday
  • Breaking down epics into new user stories
  • Figuring out annual planning with Amanda

Pam[edit]

  • Putting wireframes into Google slide to share
  • Will work on FileInfo page


2018-01-04[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Meetings today again - not as many, but still
  • Progress going forward on prototyping, have some data handling stuff dealt with on the frontend, onward to editing today probably

Matthias[edit]

  • Sent Ramsey email with Special:Upload & Special:UW patent screenshots
  • Sent mail to WMDE about changing Wikidata messages for SDoC
  • Checking out preview image failure right after uploading 3D file

Ramsey[edit]

  • Meeting with Pam
  • Looking at 3D patent screenshots
  • Syncing up with Adam
  • Working on quarterly checking & annual planning

Max[edit]

  • Getting ready for retro


2018-01-08[edit]

Chris[edit]

  • Not much, how are you?

Matthias[edit]

Ramsey[edit]

  • Meeting about FileInfo page today
  • Finish template documentation for 3D patent

Pam[edit]

  • <missed this - I believe it was about> multilingual captions
  • Wireframe FileInfo page
  • Provide more info about tools & workflows doc to Sandra

Cormac[edit]

  • Started running PDF maintenance script
  • CR

Mark[edit]

  • Prototyping frontend: Slow but progressing as usual
  • Attempting to play with the Wikidata API during my 10% time as well.


2018-01-09[edit]

Ramsey[edit]

  • Can't make this meeting because of a schedule conflict
  • Continuing to work with Pam on issues and requirements surrounding the File info page redesign
  • Covering general project issues/updates with Amanda
  • Working on addressing community feedback on the caption vs label vs description debate

Pam[edit]

  • Can't make this meeting because of a schedule conflict (same meeting as Ramsey)
  • Continuing to work with Ramsey on issues and requirements surrounding the File info page redesign
  • Working on V2 of Multilingual Caption wireframes

Matthias[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Trying to deploy MediaInfo to the wmflabs instance - running into problems that I'm sure I've had before, working through it
  • Continued attempts to prototype - we chatted a bit about what we want yesterday, but it's still sort of formless

Cormac[edit]

  • CR


2018-01-10[edit]

Matthias[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Realized there was an unmerged patch for MediaInfo, need to get that through for the wmflabs deploy to make any sense
  • Got interrupted as usual, back on the warpath today between meetings
  • Some noise about how to implement styling in descriptions in MediaInfo and other non-Wikidata WB repos, not sure what the outcome will be, should do some lobbying there

Pam[edit]

  • Annotating V2 of MLC wireframes to show the design team
  • Contacting Keegan about getting V2 of wireframes to the community
  • Spending a bit more time on File Page in preparation for meeting with Sandra and Ramsey (separately on File Page)

Cormac[edit]

  • Vagrant issues

Ramsey[edit]

  • Finished Template:3dpatent
  • Lot of meetings
  • Some discussion about descriptions <I missed the details>
  • Quarterly checkin

Amanda[edit]

  • Quarterly checkin
  • Template for program planning


2018-01-11[edit]

  • Let's make this fast, maybe, and get to community time
  • Monday is a holiday, see you on Tuesday!

Matthias[edit]

Have some errands to run, won't be around for standup

Mark[edit]

  • MediaInfo patch: Thiemo has a bead on what's wrong, but I need more clarification, we may be waiting a bit
  • AFK later this afternoon for an appointment

Max[edit]

  • Design process work - new column
  • Today: Not much MM-related

Cormac[edit]

  • CR, still problems with Vagrant

Ramsey[edit]

  • Yesterday
    • WMDE email about templates @ Commons
    • Quarterly check-in work
    • Planning with Amanda
  • Today
    • More meetings!
    • Sync with Anthony
    • Rounding up anything I missed
    • Matthias check-in for deployments

Pam[edit]

  • Got most stuff done yesterday
  • Design team comments on MLC wireframes, will incorporate soon
  • In between meetings, work on filepage
  • Meeting with Ramsey

Keegan[edit]

  • Nice to be back again
  • Today: Ramsey and Pam meeting re: Multi-lingual captions


2018-01-16[edit]

Fill out form for amenities room for All Hands

Matthias[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Helping Matthias out (see above)
  • Backlogs seem to have piled up over the weekend
  • Quarterly check-in today
  • Generally hoping to get work done, but not feeling 100%, so if the above is sorted I'll be happy

Cormac[edit]

  • Looking at UW Campaigns bug
  • Vagrant issues (no response from vagrant, had to destroy and re-create)

Max[edit]

  • Nothing exciting

Pam[edit]

  • Finish wireframes
  • Start drafting design rationale for each wireframe

Ramsey[edit]

  • Quarterly checking in 15min + probably followup
  • 1on1 with Pam
  • Rearange things in Pahbricator to track progress/roadmap more efficiently
  • Ad-hoc meeting today
  • Pam wants dev input on wireframes


2018-01-17[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Backlog almost done - was pretty useless for a good portion of yesterday
  • CR done - Matthias should be clear to deploy 3D config change
  • Few meetings today, hopefully progress in between

Matthias[edit]

  • Placeholder for slowly thumbnailing 3D files ready - just want to test some more
  • Possibly deploy 3d2png changes in prod today

Cormac[edit]

  • Fixed UW bug
  • Digging into Wikidata

Ramsey[edit]

  • Meetings
  • Prep for product oriented stuff

Pam[edit]

  • Close to finishing wireframes
  • Start drafting design rationales
  • Scattered meetings

Keegan[edit]

  • No MM updates



2018-01-18[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Yesterday: Progress still slow
  • Backlog completed at least
  • Today: Pushing forward some managing stuff, then back to working on MediaInfo with some input from Mobile
  • Also, getting ready for next week's trip

Matthias[edit]

  • Want to test thumbnailing on beta today (beta was broken yesterday)
  • Try to piggy-back on services deploy window for 3d2png
  • Looking into Wikidata

Ramsey[edit]

  • Cleanup background tasks
  • Review documentation (incl. wireframes, product team stuff, ...)
  • Reading various things

Pam[edit]

Cormac[edit]

  • Playing around with SPARQL

Max[edit]

  • Retro with the team today
  • Is QA bottlenecked?

Keegan[edit]

  • Going to be looking at wireframe RFC proposal rough draft
  • Catching up with Lydia/Wikidata


2018-01-22[edit]

  • Multimedia Monday!!!!!
  • Standups will not take place this week.


2018-01-29[edit]

Matthias[edit]

  • 3D update: 3 patches undergoing review; hope to be able to deploy next week
  • Watched search video
  • Back to MediaInfo

Mark[edit]

  • Successfully returned home
  • Sleep schedule is 100% screwed up, probably taking some sick hours today to deal
  • Tasks for today/tomorrow as available: Continue moving MediaInfo file page content to an API/Frontend model

Keegan[edit]

  • Design consultation comments work tomorrow
  • Taking over tasks from transition, nearly done
  • Talked to Chris also, transitioning (except 3D)

Pam[edit]

  • Catching up on feedback

Ramsey[edit]


2018-01-30[edit]

Mark[edit]

  • Feeling less meh today
  • Continue work on shifting stuff to API/Client model
  • Meetings!!!
  • May be in-and-out over this week for various reasons

Matthias[edit]

  • Looked at multilingual captions wireframe & discussion
  • Looking into label/caption stuff

Cormac[edit]

  • Catching up on emails/chats/CR
  • Looking into the bug that didn't get deployed completely
  • Start working on search

Ramsey[edit]

  • Surprise meetings (who doesn't love surprises?)
  • Meeting with Daniel about File page, Alex and Amanda about IIIF
  • Probably won't have to do anything detailed for Annual planning but maybe a little bit

Pam[edit]

  • File Page research/design


2018-01-31[edit]

Matthias[edit]

  • Housekeeping on open patches
  • Vagrant...
  • Looking into adding new 3d2png scap targets in puppet (as per Filippo's request)

Mark[edit]

  • Meetings yesterday illuminated some interesting stuff
  • Today: Attempting to fit the content of those meetings with my worldview, pushing code forward accordingly
  • Also meetings again today.

Cormac[edit]

  • CR, Vagrant, ...

Ramsey[edit]

  • Meeting with Wikidata people - discussed wireframes (re: getting rid of filename)
  • Brought up beta issues
  • Plans for next thing to prototype

Pam[edit]

  • Working on File page
    • Listing requirements
    • Research on similar pages in different software

Keegan[edit]

  • <missed first>
  • Looking into other/better ways to get people to sign up for information (Looking into using Extension:Newsletter)