Scrum of scrums/2017-04-12

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contact: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering

Call outs[edit]

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

Services[edit]

Tech Ops[edit]

Product[edit]

Reading[edit]

Web[edit]

  • Current Sprint: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/reading-web-sprint-95/
  • Last Week:
    • Deploy PagePreviews to Hungarian and Hebrew wikipedias.
    • PagePreviews instrumentation related bugfixes.
    • Improved print styles for MobileFrontend
  • This Week:
  • Remove RelatedArticles beta feature from desktop
  • PagePreviews bugfixes
  • Improved print styles for MobileFrontend

Android[edit]

iOS[edit]

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

  • MCS: Deployed fix for external links. Working on splitting off DOM transformations into separate endpoint.
  • TemplateStyles work in the final stretch before beta cluster

Multimedia[edit]

  • Continuing work on deploying 3D to beta cluster, working through dependencies

Community Tech[edit]

Fundraising Tech[edit]

Editing[edit]

UI Standardization[edit]

Language[edit]

  • ContentTranslation migration to OOjs UI continue.
  • Work on new CX API end point started with Service team (T107914)

Parsing[edit]

Collaboration[edit]

  • Blocked
  • Blocking
  • Updates
    • Working on ORES threshold standardization for RC page
    • Spam stuff
      • Nuke fix deployed
    • Roan wrote safemode=1 URL parameter to not load user scripts and gadgets. This should be really useful. A lot of times user scripts and gadgets interfere with extension JS, so this allows tracking this down right away.

Wikidata[edit]

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

Discovery[edit]

  • No blockers
  • Preparing to deploy sister wiki search results display – posted notice at multiple wiki's village pumps (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T162064#3161941)
  • Special:Undelete search code merged, reindexing underway, next step – asking admins for feedback on displaying search results
  • Building infrastructure for machine learning assisted ranking (aka MjoLniR)
  • Working on Wikidata search improvement
  • Working on improving noop detection plugins for Elasticsearch (needed for indexing complex data like wikidata has)
  • WDQS now service traffic from both DCs
  • More edpoints added to WDQS SPARQL federation
  • New maps style has been put up for testing & feeback: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/maps-l/2017-April/001565.html