2017-05-17 Scrum of Scrums meeting notes

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2017-05-17 Scrum of Scrums meeting notes

Grace Gellerman

*= 2017-05-17 =*
== Call outs:==
* Please comment on the Reading team's Reading List service RfC:
* Please update extensions you maintain to add a compatibility policy!
** see https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2017-May/088190.html
** if you are not sure, just go with 'rel'

== Reading ==

=== Web ===
* Dealing with fallout from Parser element update.
* Some wikiove: Thank to RelEng for your assistance and SWAT deploys to
return things to normal <3
* Some prevalent log errors fixed.
* Investigating EventLogging duplication bugs with a view to looping in
* Upcoming: We'll be deploying some print styles to the mobile site for
offline use cases; We will be setting up a TextExtracts HTML service (
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T165017 ) on REST.

==== Reading Infrastructure ====
* Reading List service RfC: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T164990
* doc day: compatibility policy field for mw.org {{Extension}} template
** see https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2017-May/088190.html
** please update your extensions pages! (if you are not sure just go with
'rel' )
* Page Content Service planning

==== Android ====
* Breakage related to parser output change appears all clear.
* CSS/JS cross-platform integration work continues.
* Beta release planned for next week.
* Current release board:

==== iOS ====
* Last Week
** 5.5 - https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/2602/
*** Enhanced search visibility: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T130159
*** Update feed design: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T141767
* This Week
** 5.5 - https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/2602/
*** Analytics https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T164801
*** Update `In the news` feed logic and design:
*** Other bug fixes & enhancements

== Editing ==

=== Parsing ===
* https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/333997/ will be merged next week
(minor breaking change in preprocessor -- announcement in tech news 2 weeks
+ editors have been fixing up affected pages)
* Linter fixes necessary to redeploy it on large wikis not yet complete --
expecting to have them done end of week
* This update is a repetition of what has already been mentioned on the
relevant gerrit patches and phab tickets. Parsoid can now handle the
mw-parser-output <div> core change -- by requesting the api to not wrap
output of action=parse. The ParsoidBatchAPI change to do this is part of
1.30.0-wmf.2 and needs to ride the m/w train with the corresponding core
* https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/354059/ <-- heads up to Flow, CX, VE,
MCS folks; require a +1 from you all

=== Language ===
* No blockers.
* ContentTranslation OOjs UI migration continue.
* CX API end point migration work in progress in services team.

== Research ==
* Reader segmentation test survey went out on 15 May
** https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T131949

== German Technical Wishlist ==
* Preparing for the Vienna Hackathon.
* RevisionSlider is now a default feature on all wikis.

== Wikidata ==
* Preparing for the Vienna Hackathon.
* Had to work around a Travis/HHVM bug:
* Cleaning up user-facing messages in the constraint checks API:
* Moving forward with the "forms of a lexeme entity" UI:

== Fundraising Tech ==
* Looking at disabling TLS1.0 - PCI has deprecated it for a while now
** What is the plan for the main cluster?
* Updating thank you letters and sending code
* Fixing currency display in Civi
* Library-ization work
* Preparing for a decent-sized CentralNotice deploy

== Technical Operations ==
* '''Blocking'''
** None
* '''Blocked'''
** No one
* Updates
** Work ongoing on goals (Kubernetes, SE Asia caching PoP, Swift)
** SMW has been removed from wikitech
** Preliminary support for Debian Stretch in labs (on a per project basis)
** HHVM 3.18 rolled out in production
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