Wikimedia Technical Committee/Minutes/2019-11-27

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An invite-only video discussion, where decisions are often finalized, generally Wednesday 13:00 USA West coast local time as of this writing. This meeting is often used for grooming the backlog for the TechCom-RFC board. (private minutes)

  • Approved after last call beginning on October 23: ParallelMaintenance helper class for multi-process maintenance scripts <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T201970>. This RFC proposes a helper class for maintenance scripts that fork into multiple processes.
  • Last call for comments: Where to implement Desktop Improvements project <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T234907>. This RFC proposes implementing broad UI changes to the desktop interface of Wikimedia projects by modifying the existing Vector skin. This RFC will be approved as proposed if no concerns remain unaddressed by December 11.
  • Resumed activity: Partial opt-out method for CSP <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T208188>. Brian Wolff is working on this again, comments welcome.
  • Discussion ongoing: Amendments to the Gerrit Privilege policy <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T237618>. Trying to reach consensus on granting +2 rights on unmaintained extensions, comments welcome.
  • Discussion ongoing: OpenGraph descriptions in wiki pages <https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T213505>. Discussion revolves around how this interacts with the web cache layer. Touches on several cans of worms.
  • No public RFC review meeting this week.
  • No public RFC review meeting next week.