Scrum of scrums/2018-03-14

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Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

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Android native app[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Continuing rollout of Reading List syncing to Beta audience. Wrapping up next maintenance/bugfix release.

Readers Web[edit]

  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Refreshing some old bugs relating to the Nearby overlay
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Increase learning by lowering the cost of exploration
      • On final stretch. Aiming to launch previews within next 3 weeks. Now we have the new summary endpoint from RI we are addressing some legacy code on client.
      • Reading Web/Performance
    • Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web: Tech Ops/RelEng

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Filter for /page/summary endpoint is enabled, which means all reads should get the latest version. If you find any issues with the summary content please file a task.
    • Wikidata overrides will be enabled on beta enwiki today (Wed), testwiki early next week
Maps[edit]
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Multimedia[edit]

  • Updates
    • 3D work closing soon
    • Work on file page prototype for structured data is progressing (slowly), may be bothering WMDE soon about some questions
    • Search work seems like it's going smoothly, thanks Search for being available and helpful
    • UploadWizard prototype changes for multi-lingual captions
  • Quarterly goal dependency update
    • Prepare backend infrastructure for structured data search
      • SDC: Search PF/Multimedia/Wikidata
    • Wikimedia Technology/Goals/2017-18 Q3#Segment 2: Search integration and exposure
      • SDC: Research/Multimedia
    • Prepare backend infrastructure for structured data search
      • SDC: Search PF/Multimedia/Wikidata

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

  • Blocked by: SRE on GlobalPreferences schema https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T184666 - quarterly goal
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    • Working on thanking for log entries and squashing some CodeMirror bugs before promoting it from beta feature.

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking: None
  • Updates:
    • Compmleted Interaction Timeline v1
    • Started work on blocking tools
    • Research for reporting system


Editing[edit]

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Parsing[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • We've fallen behind responding to all the Linter feature requests -- since we don't have sufficient time to handle all of it, but we'll try to address some in the coming couple weeks.
    • Tidy has been replaced on another 100 wikis this week. About 300 more to go before the end June deadline.
    • https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/415770/ is almost ready to go that implements RFC to trim whitespace in headings, lists, and table cells. Very likely to go out next week unless there are objections raised in the last call period (ending today, I think).
    • Arlo has been working on the heredocs syntax RFC ( https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T114432 ) and has a WIP patch @ https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/418198/ if someone wants to test and play with it on your local dev wikis.
    • Scott has been adding language variant conversion support to Parsoid -- a WIP patch in place for Serbian.
    • Arlo would appreciate Android app folks taking a look at https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/411493/ -- this is not directly related to Parsing work.
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team
      • Parsing:Mediawiki PF/Services
      • No new updates or blockers.

Collaboration[edit]

  • Blocked by: nobody
  • Blocking: nobody
  • Updates:
    • Working on a test setup for the maps services (Kartotherian and Tilerator) in beta labs, to replace the maps-test servers

Language[edit]

  • Blocked by: See callouts.
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    • CX2 (ie ContentTranslation version 2 with VE) work continue.

Audiences Design[edit]

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  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Audiences DesignStandardise our user interfaces to match user expectation of quality from our products
      • Audiences Design: Ops

UI Standardization[edit]

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Improve, adjust, or create features geared at the needs identified in New Editors research project.
      • New Editors Experience:Analytics

Cloud Services[edit]

Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • CentralNotice: deployed and announced security patches, now deploying EventLogging for impressions. Reviewing a couple of contributed patches.
    • CiviCRM: working on anti-fraud tools and custom imports
    • More work for main card processor's new API
    • Working to also use EventLogging for fundraiser landing page hits

MediaWiki Platform[edit]

Performance[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • n/a
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    • n/a
  • Updates:
    • Issues with the kafka library that we used for upgrading coal (one of our utilities), need to re-do
    • We will start working on safemode for Visual Editor this week
    • Attempting to remove a few query-master-on-GET issues
    • Updated our MediaWiki profiling to start earlier, will catch more performance issues on startup
    • Beginning to work on packaging Dynomite
    • Oversampling of performance data in Singapore is live

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking
    • Scoring platform release of scap 3.8 (I think mukunda tagged that, but I'll double check)
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  • Updates
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web: Tech Ops/RelEng
    • Update:

Research[edit]

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  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Wikimedia Technology/Goals/2017-18 Q3#Segment 2: Search integration and exposure
      • SDC: Research/Multimedia
    • Update:


Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by: RelEng on release of scap 3.8 and git-lfs
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  • Updates:
    • Extension:JADE is live on the beta cluster :D
    • wp10 model support in ORES ext. is almost finished. Expected to have it enabled in enwiki next week
    • Restarting work on the promotional editing model, want to collaborate?
      • Just about to publish a dataset of paid editors

Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

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Services[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
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  • Updates:
    • Summary migration completely complete
    • Working on issues with MySQL connection spiking from refreshLinks jobs and kafka rebalancing issues


Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • None
  • Blocking:
    • None
  • Updates:
  • Started talking about next Quarter's goals, please DO LET us know if you have dependencies on us, don't just mark them on the wiki.
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web: Tech Ops/RelEng
    • Update: No updates
    • Audiences DesignStandardise our user interfaces to match user expectation of quality from our products
      • Audiences Design: Ops
    • Update: No updates on our side, ball is not in our field.


Wikidata[edit]

  • Blocked by: nothing
  • Blocking: not aware of any blocks
  • Updates: re-org happened, we are now 2 teams, so didn't achieve much as far as production in the last week, Team 1 will focus on delivering Lexeme and team 2 are working on Scalaibity issues and data quality at this point
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • 1.1 It is possible to store structured data within wiki pages, in particular on media file pages on Commons. We will enable the MediaWiki storage layer to correctly store and process structured data elements within wiki pages.
      • SDC: Mediawiki PF/Wikidata
    • Update:
    • Prepare backend infrastructure for structured data search
      • SDC: Search PF/Multimedia/Wikidata
    • Update:

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • no
  • Updates:
    • continue working on FileImporter
    • Finished work on Wikidiff2 (Reviewww!!)
    • Continue working on AdvancedSearch

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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