Scrum of scrums/2017-03-15

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Call outs[edit]






  • Last Week
  • This week
    • Continue work on 5.4
      • Places updates for iPad
      • JS consolidation w/ Android
      • Final bug fixes for release early next week

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

Community Tech[edit]


UI Standardization[edit]


Subbu won't be around .. but update posted here

  • Visual diff testing and bug fixing of RemexHTML use in core as a Tidy replacement almost complete. We are in the process of figuring out rollout of ParserMigration extension for editors to experiment with this replacement. Tidy will be gradually replaced as we get more experience and feedback.
  • Linter extension was deployed to testwiki last week ( ). This week, it will be rolled out to small wikis.
  • Parsoid devs, Brion, and TheDJ met up last week to fine tune audio/video HTML spec in Parsoid and resolved some questions. Implementation moving ahead. We expect to finish this up, test and deploy this sometime early next quarter.


  • Work on OOjs UI migration for ContentTranslation continue.


  • Blocked
  • Blocking
  • Updates
    • RC filters:
    • Backend merged.
    • ORES RC filters merged
    • Wikidata RC filters in progress
    • Fixes and improvements continuing, release now targeted for March 28




  • Finished cluster upgrade to new cloudera, no major disruptions to existing jobs but we had to modify our most complicated jobs, the edit reconstruction
  • Many tweaks to piwik (system we use to count pageviews to things such us annual report) so it can sustain usage, we had to ask iOS team to lower request count.
  • Prototype for new wikistats 2.0 frontend on the works, using vue.js, just storyboard for now, no real data:
  • People are using event streams data to build cool things, blogpost on the way:


  • Darian and Brian were out last week -- catching up on requests
  • More security reviews are being scheduled
  • Ongoing: expanding CSP (content security policy) testing
  • Testing SVG improvements
  • Backporting fixes for upcoming security release


Technical operations[edit]

  • Blocked
  • Blocking
    • None
  • Updates
    • ORES infrastructure ready for active/active in CODFW
    • Precise deprecation ongoing


Fundraising Tech[edit]