Scrum of scrums/2017-08-30

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2017-08-30[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  • 3D work continuing as usual - have some deploy bumps to pave over
  • Onboarding 1 engineer and 1 PM, will take up some of our productivity

iOS[edit]

Discovery[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Running search result thumbnails AB test this/next week

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

  • adding article concatenation support to Collection extension

Contributors[edit]

Global Collaboration[edit]

Language[edit]
  • No Blocker/Blocking.
  • CX-VE work continue.
  • Preparing for cxserver deployment (with lots of changes/improvements!)
  • New MT service in review: Matxin.
Collaboration[edit]
  • Updates:
    • ChangesList filters
      • RCFilters: Minimize saved query before comparison (task T174193)
      • WLFilters: set default values (task T171134)
      • RCFilters: Adjust highlight for seen/unseen states in Watchlist (task T171235)
      • WLFilters: Fix seen/unseen filters (task T171127)
      • RCFilters: Enable 'View newest' (task T163426)
      • RCFilters: Hide saved queries from anonymous users (task T173992)
      • WLFilters: avoid querying the DB when filters are in conflict (task T171132)
      • Various bug fixes
  • Blockers
    • Resolved a Flow issue that was blocking dumps (task T172025)

Community Tech[edit]

  • Post-deployment fixes to LoginNotify and CodeMirror
  • Working on GlobalPreferences and ArticleCreationWorkflow

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • No blocker/blocking
  • Trying to optimize things for December (db writes, fs access, etc)
  • More work on handling donations where the user returns with no session cookies
  • More work on main CC processor - new API and audit file format

MediaWiki Platform[edit]

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Performance[edit]

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Release Engineering[edit]

Research[edit]

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Scoring Platform[edit]

Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking: None
  • Updates:
    • Completed auditing tables which are being replicated to labs for consistency with privacy policy
    • Reviews
        • Adhoc review of CentralNotice
        • vue.js
        • ArticleCreationWorkflow


Services[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Came back from an offsite
    • Rolling out job event production to all wikis today
    • Continuing to set up the new Cassandra 3 cluster
    • Will be very slowly preparing for node.js upgrade, so will soon create some tasks for service owners to access the complexity of it

Technical Operations[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • trebuchet is to scheduled be removed at quarter's end. It's effectively replaced by scap. Salt (the foundation upon trebuchet is built) will be removed too.
    • IE8-on-XP support being dropped. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T163251
    • Ganglia is being moved behind LDAP authentication for security reasons
    • eqiad frack refresh preparation in progress, tentative transition scheduled for Sept. 20th. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T174218

Wikidata[edit]

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German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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