Scrum of scrums/2017-05-17

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Call outs:[edit]



  • Dealing with fallout from Parser element update.
  • Some wikiove: Thank to RelEng for your assistance and SWAT deploys to return things to normal <3
  • Some prevalent log errors fixed.
  • Investigating EventLogging duplication bugs with a view to looping in Analytics.
  • Upcoming: We'll be deploying some print styles to the mobile site for offline use cases; We will be setting up a TextExtracts HTML service ( ) on REST.

Reading Infrastructure[edit]





  • will be merged next week (minor breaking change in preprocessor -- announcement in tech news 2 weeks + editors have been fixing up affected pages)
  • Linter fixes necessary to redeploy it on large wikis not yet complete -- expecting to have them done end of week
  • This update is a repetition of what has already been mentioned on the relevant gerrit patches and phab tickets. Parsoid can now handle the mw-parser-output
    core change -- by requesting the api to not wrap output of action=parse. The ParsoidBatchAPI change to do this is part of 1.30.0-wmf.2 and needs to ride the m/w train with the corresponding core patch.
  • <-- heads up to Flow, CX, VE, MCS folks; require a +1 from you all


  • No blockers.
  • ContentTranslation OOjs UI migration continue.
  • CX API end point migration work in progress in services team.


German Technical Wishlist[edit]

  • Preparing for the Vienna Hackathon.
  • RevisionSlider is now a default feature on all wikis.


Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • Looking at disabling TLS1.0 - PCI has deprecated it for a while now
    • What is the plan for the main cluster?
  • Updating thank you letters and sending code
  • Fixing currency display in Civi
  • Library-ization work
  • Preparing for a decent-sized CentralNotice deploy

Technical Operations[edit]

  • Blocking
    • None
  • Blocked
    • No one
  • Updates
    • Work ongoing on goals (Kubernetes, SE Asia caching PoP, Swift)
    • SMW has been removed from wikitech
    • Preliminary support for Debian Stretch in labs (on a per project basis)
    • HHVM 3.18 rolled out in production