Scrum of scrums/2019-09-25

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2019-09-25[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • SRE DBAs point out that S4 primary database master switchover scheduled for Thursday 26th at 05:00 AM UTC (read-only required) phab:T230784
  • Release Engineering: REMINDER: We're at 1.34.0-wmf.24 this week. The last branch for this release will be wmf.25 on 30 September. Teams who want to ship things for MW 1.34 should land them now. (If you do not mark code as deprecated in the next few days, you have to maintain it for another nine months.)
  • UI Standardization: Special:Contributions got switched to OOUI and in the course improved user-experience and made it mobile ready (AMC work related). Feedback welcome phab:T117736

Product[edit]

Editing[edit]

  • Updates:
    • ApiVisualEditorEdit: Remove special handling for SpamBlacklist (task phab:T211443)
    • Add new EditAttemptStep stage: firstChange (task phab:T229079)
    • Add unit tests for read-mode reference filter (task phab:T150418)
    • Use MW import rules in MW tests (task phab:T150418)
    • Add another looser selector for catching pasted references (task phab:T232461)

Growth[edit]

  • Updates:
    • WelcomeSurvey: Remove "topics" question (task phab:T232400)
    • WelcomeSurvey: Add/change answer options for "reason" question (task phab:T232400)
    • WelcomeSurvey: Remove multiselect infusion code (task phab:T232400)
    • Remove popup version of WelcomeSurvey (task phab:T233198)
    • Remove GEHelpPanelSearchEnabled feature flag (task phab:T233283)
    • WelcomeSurvey: Fix saving results when group is overridden (task phab:T233263)

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Continuing development of Suggested Edits v3 (update of user statistics screen)
    • Will release maintenance update to Production this week.

Structured Data[edit]

  • Updates:
    • continuing with MachineVision, input types for structured data, campaigns

Parsing[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Parsoid-PHP: We are now down to the last handful of bugs before we will be "green" in roundtrip testing (i.e no unexplainable test differences wrt Parsoid/JS).
    • In conversations with CPT (Services) & SRE about Parsoid/PHP predeployment and charting a path and timeline for it.

Language[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Moving MT disable/enable config from cxserver to mediawiki-config with next week's train: phab:T232986

UI Standardization[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Special:Contributions got transformed to OOUI and in the course improved user-experience and made it mobile ready, related to AMC work. phab:T117736 Thanks to Jdlrobson and Bartosz on helping
    • Collapsible/expandable OOUI core forms are improved in user interoperability (full width/height interactive area), discoverability and accessibility (correctly exposed to screen readers)
    • No OOUI release this week, waiting for MW 1.35 cut next week
    • Continued work on Design Style Guide Components section

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • Updates:
    • CiviCRM
    • CentralNotice
      • Running new banner view & landing page data pipeline, will compare with old one
      • Putting finishing touches on campaign fallback feature before merging.it to master: phab:T232859
    • Payments-wiki
      • Payment method display tweaks for India bank transfer: phab:T231452

Core Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
    • Search Platform: RecentChange support for SDC: phab:T230862
    • Wikidata: Not sure who, Core Platform? We would appreciate some input on/triaging phab:T225814
  • Updates:
    • RFC for REST API namespaces and version phab:T232485
    • Outreachy proposals done
    • First version of iOS history API by Sep 30
    • Echo notification storage changes coming
    • Kask performance issues unblocked

Engineering Productivity[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Updates:
    • REMINDER: We're at 1.34.0-wmf.24 this week. The last branch for this release will be wmf.25 on 30 September. Teams who want to ship things for MW 1.34 should land them now. phab:T232026 (If you do not mark code as deprecated in the next few weeks, you have to maintain it for another nine months.)
    • Creating accounts was broken on beta cluster since 2019-09-08. It was fixed today (2019-09-25). phab:T232796
    • Train Health

Search Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Updates:
    • Fixed hascaption includes files that have had their captions removed: phab:T231038

Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Restrouter has been deployed
    • S4 primary database master switchover scheduled for Thursday 26th at 05:00 AM UTC (read-only required) phab:T230784

Wikimedia DE[edit]

Wikidata[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • Not sure who, Core Platform? We would appreciate some input on/triaging phab:T225814

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Please remember not to read all updates, only ones that would be interesting to people outside of your team
    • Please remember to copy/paste tasks from your team's "blocking" section to "blocked by section" of the appropriate team
    • As an experiment, I'm using a tool to create short Gerrit, Git, MediaWiki, Phabricator and Wikitech links for meeting notes. Let me know what you think. For an example, see Scrum_of_scrums/2019-09-18