Scrum of scrums/2019-04-03

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2019-04-03[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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    • EventMetrics has been demoed to users and is officially available. We are cleaning up some bugs now.

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

Editing[edit]

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    • Mobile section editing A/B test running on most wikis

Growth[edit]

  • Blocked by: Security Concept and Design Review of our Newcomer Homepage
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    • The team is currently coding the start module for the newcomer homepage, and designing the mobile version of the homepage

Language[edit]

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    • ContentTranslation version 2 is default from now unless user has draft already in version 1.
    • Cron script to purge old unpublished drafts deployed and running at every 15 days to purge drafts older than 455 days.

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

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Readers Web[edit]

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    • Summary: technical planning for next year, continuing advanced mobile contributions features and the MobileFrontend architecture investment project.
    • Responsive website (MinervaNeue / MobileFrontend):
    • Quick Surveys
      • Allow quicksurveys to target based on registration date T218304
    • Desktop website (Popups)
    • Planning
      • MobileFrontend & MinervaNeue frontend architecture planning for next fiscal year

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

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    • Suggested Edits APIs are launched in production (Wikidata)
    • PCS/MCS/Maps: Nothing particularly interesting

Multimedia[edit]

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    • Still working towards 2nd release of SDoC (depicts statements), pretty much code complete but many speedbumps along the way
      • Turned on wikidata federation on live commons, and it broke various things. All since patched, working on some integration tests before we try it again (just in case)
    • Work continues for subsequent releases

Parsing[edit]

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  • Updates: Porting continues, about 33% done

UI Standardization[edit]

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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    • Scooping data for mediawiki reconstruction from new analytics labs replica on the beginning of the month.
    • Launched small tweak to wikistats UI to better explain wikistats1 users where to find things on Wikistats2, take a look: https://stats.wikimedia.org/v2/#/metrics/all-projects [wiki, email]
    • Reenabling EventGate in prod and working on changes to be able to persist two streams of data in the new format: api requests and search requests.

Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • Had to rollback payments wiki cluster php7 and mw upgrade mid week due to problems with our newly introduced Content Security Policy
      • the CSP updates were blocking 3rd party 3dSecure iframe content for countries with 3dSecure enabled.
    • tech-ops working on a plan to handle the termination of debian jessie backporting (still using some jessie in prod)

Core Platform[edit]

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    • Organizing Q4 work on 2-week sprint schedule
    • Hired and welcomed Will Doran, Engineering Manager
    • Enterprise MediaWiki conference
    • Finish WikiPEG and tokenization
    • T198341 (remove usages of some db fields for MCR Schema migration)
    • T213893 (maintenance options bug affecting Semantic Mediawiki users)

Performance[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

Research[edit]

Scoring Platform[edit]

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    • Fixing bugs in ORES extension
        • Special Contributions/OOJSUI in ORES extenions being worked on by Jon Robson

Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

Services[edit]

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Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

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    • SRE service operations would like input/help from Core Platform Team/Performance on https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T219279 (Some pages will become completely unreachable after PHP7 update due to Unicode changes)
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    • None
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    • New quarter, new goals

TechCom[edit]

Wikidata[edit]

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German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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