Scrum of scrums/2018-02-07

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2018-02-07[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • In case you weren't already aware, Annual Planning is happening. If you envision any needs from SREs (formerly Ops) in the next Fiscal Year, please let us know
  • Wikidata Query Service UI needs an UrlShortener, what's the state? https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T133109
    • +1 from Stas
  • Analysts, PMs: working on replacing analytics-store in the long term, let us know of your use case to analytics@lists.wikimedia.org
  • Tidy replaced on he.wp, fi.wp, ru.wp, sv.wp + 200 additional wikis yesterday (see subtasks attached to https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T175706 ). 410 wikis done, 500 more to go. Will target more wikis for end of Feb.

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Released new version to production (reading list performance improvements)
    • Continuing work on synced reading lists

Readers Web[edit]

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • deployed logging code + notice on registration page to collect user data for the AICaptcha project (T186244) (Outreachy, not Reading Infrastructure, but there wasn't a better place to put it)
    • TemplateStyles deployment to svwiki this week being discussed (T176082)
Maps[edit]
  • Blocked by:
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Multimedia[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates: N/A

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

Editing[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates: New wikitext editor performance

Parsing[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Tidy replaced on he.wp, fi.wp, ru.wp, sv.wp + 200 additional wikis yesterday (see subtasks attached to https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T175706 ). 410 wikis done, 500 more to go. Will target more wikis for end of Feb.
    • Couple of us have been involved in a lot of annual planning related meetings as part of the audience-tech working group.

Collaboration[edit]

  • Blocked by: nobody
  • Blocking: ops on Flow dumps
  • Updates:
    • Wrapping our heads around this new maps thing

Language[edit]

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Audiences Design[edit]

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UI Standardization[edit]

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
    • Upgrade to Java 8, affecting the whole Hadoop cluster, has been postponed to next week due to a few slow jobs
  • Updates:
    • Offsite last week
    • Starting back to work on geowiki (editors per geographical zones).
    • Ongoing issues with research project data that is due for deletion (past 90 days mark) that contains PII.
    • Meeting with audiences (Jon, Adam, Danny) to talk about next year
    • Meeting with security and Legal around GDPR (new data protection regulation going into effect in EU)

Cloud Services[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Resuming goal work for Labweb, Neutron, and Dumps
    • Sarah met with BSU!
    • James sketching out roadmap for Tools Catalog
    • Onboarding Brooke

Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • Blocked by: lenovo laptop recall: https://support.lenovo.com/co/es/solutions/ht504453
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • EventLogging for CentralNotice, thanks Performance team for code review
    • Upgrading our Civi instance to latest version, upstreaming as many of our local patches as possible
    • Continuing work on new API for main credit card processor

MediaWiki Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by:
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  • Updates:
    • Planning for ATWG Cross Departmental Program
    • cleanupUsersWithNoId: ready to go once the train runs on Friday
    • Comment table final schema update ran on Monday and was enabled Tuesday on test wikis
    • Code coverage
      • @covers tags for extensions
      • Per-patch coverage report generation project almost complete
    • Updated proof-of-concept patch for using NPM for JavaScript package management
    • Kunal helping Brian deploy https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Phan-taint-check-plugin to CI
    • SPECTRE/Lua analysis
    • Cindy was interviewed about MediaWiki for Yaron Koren's new "Between the Brackets" podcast which was posted Tuesday (http://betweenthebrackets.libsyn.com/episode-1-cindy-cicalese )
    • Thanks to David Strine, Wikipedia and the NASA EVA wiki may be going to the International Space Station using Kiwix. This is a first step in a longer timeline project to get editable content on the ISS.

Performance[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • waiting on update of mcrouter package on labs (was blocked as of Monday afternoon, may have been done by now)
  • Blocking:
    • none?
  • Updates:
    • Working to identify root cause of a SaveTiming spike from 2/4
    • Added perf tests against svwiki for TemplateStyles changes (Reading team)
    • Working with Community Liason team to get Performance Inspector deployed
    • NavTiming changes rolling out this week, more on the train for next week
    • Annual Planning consuming
    • mcrouter package awaiting deploy on labs
    • Thumbor private wiki support merged and working on Vagrant, next step is to get it in to Production

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • None
  • Blocking:
    • None?
  • Updates:
    • Whole team back from offsite, slowly recovering from jet lag
    • wmf.20 rolling out this week as normal, deployments back to normal

Research[edit]

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Scoring Platform[edit]

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Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

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Services[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: Reading on new summary content rollout
  • Updates:
    • htmlCacheUpdate job transferred to kafka completely.
    • Running dumps to update bugged cached mobile-sections content
    • Preparing for the big migration of the summary content from Action API to Mobile-Content-Service
    • Preparing big update to librdkafka from 0.9.1 to 0.11.3 on SCB

Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

Wikidata[edit]

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

  • Starting first test with improved version of the TwoColConflict screen with users
  • Continuing the work on the wikidiff2 algo improving the thresholds for the change detection
  • Continuing to work on AdvancedSearch

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Goals - Grace will add to each section
    • Grace can only attend this meeting every other week, flow is going good
    • Ops: lack of physcial attendance isn't too horrible but we miss them