Scrum of scrums/2018-09-12

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2018-09-12[edit]

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Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

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Editing[edit]

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    • Improve mobile dialogs, selections, and edit interfaces

Growth[edit]

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Language[edit]

  • Blocked by: RelEng to review: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/450508
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    • CX: Performance improvements being worked on along with other continuous work.
    • Global Preferences now supports changing UI languages when enabled.

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

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    • Completing navigation updates based on user testing.
    • Should release Echo notifications to beta by end of week.

Readers Web[edit]

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

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    • MCS, PCS: Nothing particularly exciting.
    • Maps:
      • Upgrade to stretch on production starting next week after DC switch T198622
      • Investigating tilerator crash on eqiad, the service needed a forced restart T204047
      • New Grafana Dashboard for the beta cluster T202639
      • Kartographer bug changed maplink behavior (fixed) T203427

Multimedia[edit]

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    • File page with multi-lingual captions in review
    • MCR work begins this week
    • Artwork/editing wikidata design continue
    • Restore revisions in progress
    • hiring!

Parsing[edit]

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UI Standardization[edit]

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    • OOUI v0.28.2 released yesterday and addendum release of v0.28.1 last week. Highlights:
      • NumberInputWidget: Rethink 'step' semantics (Bartosz Dziewoński)
      • 15 new icons added: 'camera', 'beaker', 'globe', 'helpNotics' 'hieroglyph', 'mathematics' & 3 'mathematicsDisplay*', 'chart', 'musicalScore', 'zoomIn' & 'zoomOut'
      • Special icon treatment for Arabic language on 'info'
      • docs and tests improvements
    • Special:Preferences OOUI rollout is prepared and coming. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T180538 Last technical blocker on Special:GlobalPreferences is on the way to be fixed.

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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    • old geowiki jobs and datasets have been turned off and deleted in favor of the geoeditors data pipeline, accessible from Superset
    • upgraded two more services to Stretch
    • mediawiki history data quality checks have been automated, makes releasing new snapshots easier
    • continuing work on Presto, project family metrics, cummulative metrics, a tinier EL module, annotations in Wikistats, helping with privacy hiring, Schema Registry RFC

Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • CentralNotice: Working on slowness and DB abuse when saving banners with translatable messages. Thanks to language team and db ops for help with the investigation https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T203925
    • CiviCRM: Making some progress on speed of importing donations, fixing bugs in donor data export / delete tool
    • New card processor API: more bug fixing, deploying script to resolve pending transactions
    • Working on hiring


MediaWiki Core Platform[edit]

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Performance[edit]

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Release Engineering[edit]

Research[edit]

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Scoring Platform[edit]

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Search Platform[edit]

Working on query parsing refactoring: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T185108

Security[edit]

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    • Reading-web with T177765 (Sorry for delay)
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    • Work on phan-taint-check continues. Voting on lots of WM deployed extensions now (Thanks Legoktm)
    • Chromium-render review this week (sorry for delay)


Services[edit]

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Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

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Wikidata[edit]

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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Multi-Content Revisions[edit]

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SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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