Scrum of scrums/2017-06-21

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2017-06-21[edit]

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

Callouts[edit]


Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

Reading Web[edit]

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

  • read-html endpoint in code review
  • upcoming: add scripts to measure payload sizes + lazy loading of references
  • testing OCG replacement candidates
  • broke and fixed recentchanges (T167922)

Multimedia[edit]

  • Not blocking, not blocked
  • Could use some input from performance and/or cloud people as to the efficacy of 3d2png on the beta cluster - currently planning to upload ~1000 STL files at around 400kb each and thumbnail them to see what the load hit is like. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T166699

Discovery[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Editing[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:

Parsing[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates
    • Linter extension was reenabled on all wikis.
    • Redlink annotations were attempted to be deployed, but canaries alerted us to some title normalization issues that are being looked into. Should go out next week (or two, if we need a patch to ride the MediaWiki train)
    • Pig Latin merged in core: other work on language variant support to land soon in Parsoid (and hopefully VE as well)

Collaboration[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates
    • RC Filters front-end improvements
    • RC Filters back-end improvements
      • ChangesListSpecialPage: Add urlversion and make urlversion=2 ignore defaults (task T166906)
    • Other small RC-related changes
    • PageTriage - Don't show the 'Possible issues' section in the info flyout if it is empty (task T147220)
    • Some minor Flow fixes


Language[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking: None
  • Updates:
    • CX OOjsUI work continue.

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

  • Again -- Redundant Announcement: RCStream clients using socket.io will be deprecated on July 7th, we pinged everyone and offered help to move to EventStreams, but if anyone knows stragglers point them to us
  • Blocked by: --
  • Blocking: --
  • Ongoing
    • purging EventLogging data: Performance issues coworked with DBAs
    • Ongoing work on Webrequest tagging helping functions
    • wikistats 2.0: Development continues

Research[edit]

Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Reviews:
    • psy/psysh use on WMF servers
    • Auto-approval of low-risk OAuth applications
    • Ex:JsonConfig/Ex:Kartographer

Services[edit]

Technical Operations[edit]

Wikidata[edit]

German Technical Wishlist[edit]