Scrum of scrums/2018-11-28

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2018-11-28[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • Fundraising campaigns https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CentralNotice/Calendar
  • Please avoid significant updates to any systems used by Fundraising (Geolocation, core facilities used by CentralNotice). Pls. ping on #wikimedia-fundraising by saying 'fr-tech' if you have quesitons. Thanks!!!
  • Release Engineering
    • Train Health:
      • Last week: No train due to the Thanksgiving Holiday
      • This week: 1.33.0-wmf.6 deployment blockers https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T206660
        • Wikidata rolled back to 1.33.0-wmf.4, all other group1 and all group0 on 1.33.0-wmf.6 see https://tools.wmflabs.org/versions/
        • T210608 (EventBus, Analytics) EventBus::createEvent Call to a member function format() on a non-object (boolean)
        • T210610 (ORES - Ladsgroup) PHP Fatal Error: Argument 2 passed to ORES\Hooks\ApiHooksHandler::addScoresForAPI() must be an instance of array, null given
        • T210617 (Wikidata, Maps - hoo)BadMethodCallException on Wikidata item pages containing coordinates with non-Earth globes
        • T210618 (Wikidata, CirrusSearch) Wikidata entity search sometimes case-sensitive, uses wb_terms instead of CirrusSearch
      • Next week: No train due to the Release Engineering team offsite

Audiences[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

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Editing[edit]

  • Blocked by: **Working with Reading/Web to discuss loading overlay improvements
  • Blocking: **Language - working with them to prioritize adding inspector functionality to VE read mode
    • Updates:
    • Improved unit testing of ve.ce T206138

Growth[edit]

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Language[edit]

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Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

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Readers Web[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Summary: SEO A/B test staged rollout is complete, we're continuing the MobileFrontend architecture project, and planning for advanced mobile contributions.
    • Mobile website (MinervaNeue / MobileFrontend):
      • Maintenance and bug fixes T86210 T205008 T208808 T210191 T193505


Readers Infrastructure[edit]

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    • English Wiki fundraising on apps starting Nov 29 (T209801).


Multimedia[edit]

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    • SDoC - still working on beta release, have made progress but not there yet
    • Also work continues on the next release (statements/depicts)

Parsing[edit]

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UI Standardization[edit]

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    • Preparing v0.29.6 release of OOUI
    • a11y measurments on portals finished

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

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  • Blocking: Please avoid significant updates to any systems used by Fundraising (Geolocation, core facilities used by CentralNotice). Thanks!!!
  • Updates:
    • Year-end fundraising campaigns in English-speaking countries started yesterday (2018-11-27). E-mail campaign ongoing.
    • Currently facing payment processor issues and sophisticated credit-card fraud attempts. Donations are pouring in, nonetheless.
    • Various minor improvements to CiviCRM (donor database), payment processors.
    • Follow-ups from CentralNotice security and permissions improvements.

MediaWiki Core Platform[edit]

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    • Finishing up review of TechConf materials by end of week. Then starting to clean up for publication on wiki.
    • Revised Session Service RFC, getting ready for final call. (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T206010)
    • Met with Security to review potential PE Security projects for Q3/Q4 - refining list and getting ready to reach out potential contractors.
    • Excimer will be done before end of year, which is the primary blocker on our team for PHP7.
    • Continuing to work on extension blockers to PHP7.

Performance[edit]

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Release Engineering[edit]

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    • Blog post Incident Documentation: An Unexpected Journey https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/phame/post/view/128
      • Željko will be contacting several teams about creating the first Selenium test for some repositories (Editing, Language engineering, Contributors, Growth, Fundraising tech, Reading and WMDE)
    • Train Health:
      • Last week: No train due to the Thanksgiving Holiday
      • This week: 1.33.0-wmf.6 deployment blockers https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T206660
        • Wikidata rolled back to 1.33.0-wmf.4, all other group1 and all group0 on 1.33.0-wmf.6
        • T210608 (EventBus, Analytics) EventBus::createEvent Call to a member function format() on a non-object (boolean)
        • T210610 (ORES - Ladsgroup) PHP Fatal Error: Argument 2 passed to ORES\Hooks\ApiHooksHandler::addScoresForAPI() must be an instance of array, null given
        • T210617 (Wikidata, Maps - hoo)BadMethodCallException on Wikidata item pages containing coordinates with non-Earth globes
        • T210618 (Wikidata, CirrusSearch) Wikidata entity search sometimes case-sensitive, uses wb_terms instead of CirrusSearch
      • Next week: No train due to the Release Engineering team offsite

Research[edit]

Scoring Platform[edit]

Search Platform[edit]

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Security[edit]

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  • Updates: Analysts are on track to complete Review by deadlines.


Services[edit]

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Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

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   None
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   None
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    • no updates

Wikidata[edit]

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    • wb_terms table should not be used for search.

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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Multi-Content Revisions[edit]

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    • AbuseFilter testing by multimedia team going well
  • Initial MCR SlotRoleHandler work should be completed by end of week which will enable part of the UI support needed for SDC

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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