Scrum of scrums/2020-01-15

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2020-01-15[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • Release Engineering
    • January 27-31 - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands
    • The weekly MediaWiki branch cut is moving to full automation soon. If the timing of the branch cut affects you, please join the discussion at phab:T242446
  • SRE:
    • Debian Jessie deprecation is ongoing. Deadline both OS wise and hardware wise is 31March 2020. SCB cluster deployers, if you haven't already reach out to ServiceOps for help with migrating your service to Kubernetes, please do so.

Product[edit]

Editing[edit]

  • Updates: Summary: Refining reply features for DiscussionTools for first release with partner wikis projected for early February
    • Add handling for mw:DisplaySpace (task phab:T241906)
    • Use mw.Api#getErrorMessage instead of custom handling (task phab:T240519)
      • Fix 'escape' to teardown by Ed Sanders
      • Fix re-initialization after page is updated (task phab:T241861)
      • ReplyWidget: Load modules required by the content when previewing (task phab:T241193)
      • Fix crash when opening VisualEditor NWE while DiscussionTools enabled (task phab:T241396)
      • ReplyWidget: Pass 'title' when previewing (task phab:T241221)

Growth[edit]

  • Updates: Summary: continuing to implement and refine topic matching for newcomer suggested edits
    • Add hidden preference for topics feature flag (task phab:T242698)
    • Newcomer tasks: Don't randomize for morelike search
    • Newcomer tasks: Make a separate search query for every topic (task phab:T242560) (task phab:T242476)
    • Newcomer tasks: Topic matching instrumentation (task phab:T242052)
    • Suggested Edits: Fix button label from done state (task phab:T238612) (task phab:T238611)
    • Suggested Edits: Expand filters if below the fold item is checked (task phab:T238612)
    • Suggested Edits: Use classic_noboostlinks for morelike query (task phab:T240512)
    • SuggestedEdits: Only export Topics.json once
    • Suggested Edits: Add topic filters dialog (task phab:T238612)
    • Suggested Edits: Add topic filter button (task phab:T238611)
    • Newcomer tasks: Log search errors in task backend (task phab:T240512)
    • Newcomer tasks: Add test for API parameter info (task phab:T240512)
    • Newcomer tasks: Expose task type / topic set in API parameter info (task phab:T240512)
    • Newcomer tasks: Randomize suggested tasks locally (task phab:T242057)
    • StartEditingDialog: Add topics (task phab:T238610)
    • ApiQueryGrowthTasks: remove logged-in requirement (task phab:T242400)

Android native app[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Finished integration with mobile-html, finishing up migration logic of existing saved data on users' devices.
    • Proceeding with Suggested Edits v4 (adding image tags)

Web[edit]

Product Infrastructure[edit]

Structured Data[edit]

Inuka[edit]

  • Updates:
    • KaiOS app: Onboarding phab:T236304
    • KaiOS app: various tweaks and fixes

Technology[edit]

Fundraising Tech[edit]

Core Platform[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • Search Platform: MW Job consumers sometimes pause for several minutes phab:T224425
  • Updates:
    • OAuth 2.0 hitting production this week
    • Additional REST API endpoints available for search, media links, language links

Engineering Productivity[edit]

Quality and Test Engineering[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Train Health
    • January 27-31: 1.35.0-wmf.17 No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands - phab:T233865
    • The weekly MediaWiki branch cut is moving to full automation soon. If the timing of the branch cut affects you, please join the discussion at phab:T242446

Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Updates:
    • ORES deployment (new topic models - articletopic and drafttopic)
      • Improvements to topic models on the way (specifically, Biography and Women)
    • Work on Jade UI continues (requirejs import order, etc.)
    • released mwtext -- a common library for preprocessing MW text for ML
    • Evaluated fasttext for supporting our topic models -- Not good enough for re-use -- very single-purpose.
    • Working with haksoat on pulling English Idioms into our models phab:T205545
    • Picking up Hindi language assets with a new volunteer - Igarg2001 (Ishan Garg)
    • Working on service issue in WMFlabs phab:T242819
    • Exploring brief OOM issue in production phab:T242705

Search Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • Structured Data: Data dumps for SDC: phab:T221917
    • Core: MW Job consumers sometimes pause for several minutes phab:T224425
  • Updates:
    • WDQS: LDF server has 404 errors for JS and CSS resources phab:T237165

Security[edit]

Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • Product infrastructure on proton for buster node10 images Yes Done
    • Research for recommendation API move, again buster node10 images Yes Done
    • Quality and Test Engineering: Close QA mailing list phab:T237383
  • Updates: