Scrum of scrums/2018-07-18

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2018-07-18[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

(Natalia H)

^ thanks, that makes sense 👍 (let me know if you want to brainbounce the problem that this causes Ggellerman (WMF) (talk) 16:32, 19 July 2018 (UTC) milimetric)

Android native app[edit]

(Natalia H)

Readers Web[edit]

(Stephen N)

  • Blocked by:
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  • Updates:
    • RFC: Add a language agnostic build step to skins/extensions to our deploy process https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T199004
    • Mobile website (MinervaNeue / MobileFrontend):
      • Page issues UI and instrumentation T191532 T191528 T197932 T197931 T199005
      • Special pages preferences T186760
      • Document existing JavaScript code coverage T197637
      • Other fixes and hygiene T193172 T197133 T198930
    • WikidataPageBanner
      • Banners should display the same in RTL or LTR T198818
    • PDF rendering (Proton):
      • Font configuration T199264
    • Desktop website (Popups):
      • Identify aborted HTTP requests logged T199482
      • Some JSDoc improvements and other fixes T198663
    • Wikipedia.org (Portals)
      • Extra spacing on article counts T199337
    • Product and design at Wikimania
    • Design finishing navigation prototypes for advanced contributors


Readers Infrastructure[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

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    • Half the team is incommunicado for Wikimania; progress is minimal this week I think
    • Search prototype is progressing
    • Designs coming through soon for other work

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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    • GlobalPreferences API is out on beta. There's a breaking change that fixes a 'bug' that was introduced with blacklist notifications. Should not affect anyone.

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

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Editing[edit]

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Parsing[edit]

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    • Completed migration from Tidy to Remex, no major issues reported

Growth[edit]

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Language[edit]


Audiences Design[edit]

UI Standardization[edit]

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    • OOUI v0.27.5 released last week with accessible tabs, and standard buttons in dialogs. No release this week
    • Continuous work on Special:Preferences connected tasks and minor support for Special:Log to OOUI preparation
    • Design Style Guide: Color section/palette visual refresh, mobile friendly: https://design.wikimedia.org/style-guide/visual-style_colors.html


Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]


Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • Thanks to the core team for fixing the bug blocking CentralNotice translatable message saves!
    • More public testing of new API for main CC processor
    • More work on email opt-in checkbox for selected countries
    • More work on donor data export and expurgation
    • More work on new data pipeline for banner and landing page views
    • Working on support for es-419 (LatAm Spanish) in donation pipeline

MediaWiki Core Platform[edit]

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Performance[edit]

(Ian M)

  • Blocked by:
    • SRE - Waiting on several puppet reviews/merges related to the webperf profile/roles
  • Blocking:
    • None
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Release Engineering[edit]

(Hashar)

    • CI Jenkins to be upgraded to latest LTS
    • Various wikimedia deployed extensions fail tests in CI. Antoine will reach out to teams. (parent task https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T183512 )
      • Eg: ArticlePlaceholder , Cognate, intersection, LabeledSectionTransclusion, TrustedXFF, WikibaseLexeme


Research[edit]

  • Blocked by: none
  • Blocking: none
  • Updates:
    • Wikimania
    • Analyzed the inital set of CitationUsage data. Making adjustments to the code to collect more data.
    • Working on re-running the UnsourcedStatements WikiLabels campaign.

Scoring Platform[edit]

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    • JADE storage discussion continues, latest twist is that we should go back to TechCom.
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  • Updates:
    • wp10 storage enabled in euwiki
    • Migrating to new library for abstraction of wikibase entities in ores is going on (from pywikibase to mwbase)

Search Platform[edit]

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Security[edit]

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Services[edit]

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Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

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Wikidata[edit]

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German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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Multi-Content Revisions[edit]

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SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Would it help to schedule this meeting earlier in the day?
      • Participants of the meeting said yes
      • Proposal to experiment with holding meeting 2 hours earlier