Scrum of scrums/2019-06-12







  • Updates:
    • Testing changes to link editing on mobile on our prototype server, will be deployed in next release. (T204733)
    • Preparing a rollout plan for VE-as-default-on-mobile (A/B test, target wikis) (T221195)
    • Improvements to VE<>wikitext switching on mobile and desktop (T221905, T222312)
    • Wikitext normalisation issues on office handed off to Parsoid and resolved by them (T225217)
    • Red links now open in the preferred editor, instead of always wikitext. Looking into metrics implications (recording more VE loads now) (T223793)
    • Regression fixes:
      • Drag and drop broke (T224042)
      • Scrolling when using find/replace tool (T222247)


  • Updates:
    • git #24ef5fe3 - Remove reference to non-existent module (task T217105) by Kosta Harlan
    • git #8059ea82 - Send mentor's username to Growthexperiments-homepage-mentorship-header message (task T224843) by Martin Urbanec
    • git #43f93ae9 - Fix wording for enabling preference on Special:Homepage (task T220831) by Kosta Harlan
    • git #f362b719 - QuestionPoster: Correctly set timestamp when question is posted (task T223338) by Kosta Harlan
    • git #02f222a3 - Log error code with action_data on submit-failure (task T224039) by Kosta Harlan
    • git #fe3fb2f3 - Prevent parsing of GEHelpPanelHelpDeskTitle from accessing the session (task T224224) by Stephane Bisson


  • Updates:
    • ContentTranslation work continue.


iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

Readers Web[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Summary: same as last week: planning for desktop refresh, Wikimania, and next year's technical projects; continuing ongoing development for the advanced mobile contributions project.
    • Responsive website (MinervaNeue / MobileFrontend / Portals):
    • QuickSurveys support
    • Planning
      • Desktop refresh design and planning
      • Wikimania proposal planning

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Released wikimedia-page-library 7.0.0, with beginning of an abstraction layer for PCS


  • Updates:
    • qualifiers for depicts ready for deployment, at long last (but not deployed because of SRE offsite)
    • other statements shuold get to test last week of June


Fundraising Tech[edit]

Core Platform[edit]

  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Offsite next week (17 Jun - 22 Jun)
    • New parameter validation in Action, REST API in MediaWiki
    • Parsoid/PHP API MediaWiki extension
    • Deployment of Kask to production
    • RESTBase split going to completion

Release Engineering[edit]


Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Ping Growth: Deployment of updated and new models scheduled for Monday, June 17th -- updates needed.

Search Platform[edit]


Site Reliability Engineering[edit]


SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]