Scrum of scrums/2016-08-24

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2016-08-24[edit]

Product[edit]

Reading[edit]

Android native app[edit]

Mobile Content Service (MCS)[edit]

  • no update

iOS native app[edit]

Reading Web[edit]

  • Current sprint:
    • Shipped lazy loaded images to all wikipedias
    • Diagnosing hovercards EL
    • Improving search exp in mobile web
    • Improvements to related pages and the footer in mobile web
  • Next sprint:
    • Related pages improvements
    • Shipping wikidata descriptions in mobile web to some wikis

Community Tech[edit]

  • AbuseFilter/AntiSpoof fix (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T29987) - deployed and most filters + titleblacklists updated
  • Numeric sorting
    • Deployed numeric sorting to Swedish Wikipedia for further testing, seems to be working
    • Will deploy to English Wikipedia next week barring any bug discoveries
  • Cross-wiki watchlists - making schema changes to CentralAuth
  • No blockers

Discovery[edit]

Editing[edit]

Language[edit]

  • Blocked: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Apertium packages for Jessie ready (few waiting for dependencies to be uploaded to WMF repo).
    • CX getting updates on template handling soon.

Parsing[edit]

  • Still waiting on a security review of the ParserMigration extension.
  • Thinking about going ahead with https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T111604 in the coming months (spliting up parser tests into multiple files). If you have thoughts / concerns, please comment on the ticket.
  • Nothing else significant to report.

Collaboration[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • Stephane is making progress on the Flow caching rewrite, which is blocking multi-DC.
  • Blocked:
  • Updates:
    • We have enabled Flow on all user talk pages on kabwiki.
    • New feature to allow unwatching Flow boards from an Echo notification.
    • Rasterizing Echo icons for email to work around Gmail bug.
    • Fixed dot-dot-dot menu on Special:Notifications on mobile
    • MediaWiki-Vagrant change to use psysh for Zend, since phpsh is broken

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

  • AQS (pageview api) cluster is having some performance issues, Luca is back tomorrow and will take a closer look
  • Getting ready to build the Wikistats 2.0 front-end, evaluating js frameworks, do weigh in if interested
  • same ongoing work as last week, loading the new cluster, deploying the new event bus schemas, vetting the reconstruction of edit history

Security[edit]

  • Security reviews this week:
    • ACL configuration for url-downloader.wikimedia.org allowing upload.wikimedia.org
    • Catching up on reviews from last week
  • Incident handling
  • Darian working on hiring tasks with Recruiting

Services[edit]

Blocking: none

Blocked:

Updates:

  • Deployed Change Prop with new kafka driver

RelEng[edit]

Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • More queue work
  • More dedupe work
  • Applied security release to payments
  • Reacting to GeoIP lookup domain removal (3rd party impact)

ArchCom[edit]

Wikidata[edit]