Scrum of scrums/2018-06-06

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2018-06-06[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

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Readers Web[edit]

  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Outcome 1, Objective 4: Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

Maps[edit]
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Multimedia[edit]

  • Updates
    • Got rid of reliance for PHP serialization in a GWToolset job
    • Looking into OOUI migration for Wikibase
    • Working on indexing wikibase statements with quantity qualifiers - stalled because of holiday
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Objective 3.1 Prepare for launch of the first Structured Data on Commons feature (multilingual file captions)
      • SDC depends on Multimedia,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki Platform, Research
    • Objective 2.1 Integrate structured file captions into search
      • SDC depends on Search Platform, Multimedia
    • Segment 4, Outcome 2: Develop a better understanding of existing needs for Structured Commons- T171252
      • Research depends on Multimedia

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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    • GlobalPreferences will go live on Wikipedias as soon as we complete the final round of bugfixes
    • Same for CodeMirror, it's graduating from beta soon
    • Working on integrating the Draft namespace into PageTriage

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

Editing[edit]

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Parsing[edit]

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    • LanguageConverter support (limited to a few vairant languages initially) in Parsoid will be deployed today (Wed) to help Services team with RESTBase and API design work on their end.
    • Work in Progress update: The current core parser hooks extension API exposes parsing internals that cannot be supported in Parsoid since those internals aren’t part of Parsoid. In Parsoid, we are developing a newer API that can support existing deployed extensions while also not exposing implementation details. https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Parsing/Parser_Hooks_Stats has info about what parser hooks are currently used by which deployed extensions (data as of Oct 2017).
    • Planning to replace Tidy everywhere on July 5th. Will send an email update once this is confirmed.
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Collaboration[edit]

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    • Echo multi-DC patches merged, thanks Performance team
    • Preparing to graduate RCFilters on watchlist out of beta; code is riding the train this week, deployment to real wiks won't happen until the week of June 18

Language[edit]

  • Blocked by: DBAs Please take a look (again) at: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T189088
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    • Work on ContentTranslation version 2 continue.
    • Planning to purge CX draft older than 1 year (See Blocked by)
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Goal 3.1 Improve and consolidate our unified editing platform so that it's great on all devices
      • Language depends on Editing

Audiences Design[edit]

UI Standardization[edit]

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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    • Druid datasources renamed to be usable with SQL querying
    • Country + isp info for webrequest_sampled_128 in Druid (turnilo + superset)
    • Making plans on removing IPSec for Kafka communications (with Traffic)
    • Helping IOs Team for EvenLogging Schema
    • Still working on Wikistats backend resiliency

Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

MediaWiki Platform[edit]

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  • Quarterly goal dependency update:

T174022 Implement multi-content revisions, T174023 Implement MCR storage layer, T174045 DB schema migration for MCR, T174044 Deploy MCR storage layer, T174043Deploy Multi-Content Revisions

      • SDC depends on MediaWiki Platform, WMDE

Performance[edit]

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    • Investigating performance issues with Chrome 67 (released last week, just being pushed to end users).
    • Performance perception study is continuing (fr/ru/catalan wiki, en wikivoyages)
    • Last jQuery dep in mediawiki.base.js removed, working to separate the startup js from core js. (Will remove a round trip, and allow us to defer loading some large JS)
    • Echo CR
    • Getting our webperf software stack up in beta
    • Found an issue with PHP7 memcached module Check-And-Set method, patched that.
    • Additional ChronologyProtector patches

Release Engineering[edit]

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    • Please take the Beta Cluster survey:
    • Heads up: There will be more people in the normal MW Train deployment rotation (namely: Antoine, Zeljko, and Dan to start) and we'll be doing some Train deployments during EU hours some weeks. Exact timing TBA (soon).
    • Heads up: There is a new primary deployment host, deploy1001.eqiad.wmnet (tin is gone)
      • Reminder: just use deployment.eqiad.wmnet for ssh
  • Quarterly goal dependency update:
    • Outcome 1, Objective 4: Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption
      • Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra