Scrum of scrums/2020-03-18




SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

  • Updates:
    • This was the last in-person SoS meeting. Going forward we will just update the etherpad.



  • Updates:
    • No Updates, we are shifting or focus but hoping to turn on Replying 1.0 on Beta

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Release of mobile_html ready for Beta, pending final testing.
    • Release of Suggested Edits v4 (image tagging) pending user testing / polishing updates.


  • Updates:
    • Working on Logo and Header for Desktop Refresh

Structured Data[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Updates:
    • will miss the meeting because of a clash - back next week
    • units for quantities, improved geo-coordinates, date, and monolingual text input types all live
    • constraints violations code merged should be live when train rolls
    • some CAT improvements on the way


Fundraising Tech[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Deployed NL bank transfer capability for backup processor, working on making it possible to accept recurring bank donations there
    • Investigating new ways to manage PayPal recurring donations
    • Testing migrating recurring donations from main card processor's old API integration to their new integration
    • Getting started making an autocomplete dropdown of employers offering matching gifts

Core Platform[edit]

Engineering Productivity[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • Wikimedia DE/Wikidata: would appreciate someone chiming in on phab:T245826
  • Updates:
    • [All] MediaWiki 1.35.0 will get cut on 7 April 2020. If your team has any proposed blockers/deadlines for that, please get them done: phab:tag/MW-1.35-release
    • Train Health

Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Updates:
    • Pile of volunteers: chtnnh, haksoat, clemons, nikhil, (+2 more on the way to IRC/phab)
    • Jade
    • Released revscoring 2.6.9 which includes section-based features (e.g. text complexity measures)
    • Implemented improved feature extraction for idioms and images (re. articlequality)

Search Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • Core: MW Job consumers sometimes pause for several minutes phab:T224425
  • Updates:
    • Copy English Wikipedia drafttopic scores to other wikis somewhere in the CirrusSearch pipeline phab:T241015
    • Once the ORES articletopic - ElasticSearch pipeline is set up, update data about all articles phab:T243357


Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking:
    • Product Infrastructure on creations of k8s namespaces/tokens for proton, mobileapps. Working on it
    • Research on creation of k8s namespaces/tokens for recommendation-api. Working on it.

Wikimedia DE[edit]


  • Blocked by:
    • Release Engineering: We would appreciate someone chiming in on phab:T245826
    • Not sure who - Core Platform: We would appreciate someone advising on phab:T225814.
  • Updates:
    • wb_terms table (the old term store) is not being read or updated anymore. phab:T208425