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2018-05-16 Scrum of Scrums meeting notes

Grace Gellerman
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Scrum_of_scrums/2018-05-16

=2018-05-16=
== Callouts ==
* Fundraising campaigns
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CentralNotice/Calendar
* Readers Web, Performance: Help reviewing the CitationUsage schema
instrumentation: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/432534/.
* Modern Event Platform -- Analytics starting interviewing user, anyone
interested should reach Andrew Otto (
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T185233)


== Audiences ==
=== Readers ===
==== iOS native app ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**5.8.1 released; small bug fixes + Wikidata magic word override (
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/3339/ )
**Continuing work on tech debt release, 5.8.2 (
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/3358/ )

==== Android native app ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

==== Readers Web ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**Working with Services on Proton (Chromium PDF rendering backend service)
instrumentation  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T189307
**Page issues A/B testing framework in progress
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T193584
**Team is at offsite + hackathon so not much else going on
**Full stack engineer backfill hiring continues
**Minor Popups refactoring
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Draft/Programs/Product#Program_2:_Better_Encyclopedia|Outcome
1, Objective 4]]: Continue improving the ways that users can download
articles of interest for later consumption
*** Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra

==== Readers Infrastructure ====
* Blocked by:
** RelEng on https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/432310/
* Blocking:
* Updates:
** Closed out most follow-up work for Short description magic word.
** Reading list browser extensions (Chrome/FF/Safari) coming soon.
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Draft/Programs/Product#Program_2:_Better_Encyclopedia|Outcome
1, Objective 4]]: Continue improving the ways that users can download
articles of interest for later consumption
*** Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Readers|Increase code sharing of
client apps by coalescing and moving more logic to the server]]
***Reading Infra depends on Parsing, Services

===== Maps =====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

==== Multimedia ====
* Updates
** Hackathon prep impacting some throughput
** OOUI work on WikibaseMediaInfo elements to start soon; UploadWizard
license selection getting OOUI makeover as well
** Search indexing hitting some snags - discussion ongoing
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Objective 3.1]] Prepare
for launch of the first Structured Data on Commons feature (multilingual
file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
**  [[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Objective 2.1]]
Integrate structured file captions into search
*** SDC depends on Search Platform, Multimedia
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Structured_Data#Segment_4:_Programs|Segment
4, Outcome 2]]: Develop a better understanding of existing needs for
Structured Commons- T171252
***Research depends on Multimedia

=== Contributors ===
==== Community Tech ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
** GlobalPreferences live on test wikis, will be slowly rolling it out
further
** Investigating how to integrate PageTriage with ORES and some external
copyvio detection service

==== Anti-Harassment Tools ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

==== Editing ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
** Updates:
**

==== Parsing ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Programs/Product#Program_3:_Increase_device_support_for_editing|Goal
3.6]]  Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in
liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team
*** Parsing depends on MediaWiki Platform, Services
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Readers|Increase code sharing of
client apps by coalescing and moving more logic to the server]]
Increase code sharing of client apps by coalescing and moving more logic to
the server.
*** Reading Infra depends on Parsing, Services
**
[[Wikimedia Technology/Goals/2017-18 Q4#Program 7. Smart tools for better
data|Outcome 2: Objective 1]]: Revision storage scaling
*** Services depends on SRE, Parsing

==== Collaboration ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

==== Language ====
* Blocked by: Core Platform to take a look at:
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T151116 - Abuse filters set to warn users
require two captchas
* Blocking: None
* Updates:
** ContentTranslation Version 2 work continue.
** Most of team members will be at Hackathon, so slow week.
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Programs/Product#Program_3:_Increase_device_support_for_editing|Goal
3.1]] Improve and consolidate our unified editing platform so that it's
great on all devices
***Language depends on Editing

=== Audiences Design ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

==== UI Standardization ====
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

== Technology ==
=== Analytics ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
** Modern Event Platform -- We're starting interviewing user, anyone
interested should reach Andrew Otto (
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T185233)
** We have a replacement for pivot called Turnilo (exact same but
opensource) - https://turnilo.wikimedia.org - We'll soon redirect pivot
URLs to turnilo
** Geoeditors available in Hive and Druid -
https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Analytics/Data_Lake/Edits/Geoeditors -
Dashboard in Superset (wikitech account + ping to analytics needed)
** virtualpageview_hourly (aggregation of pageviews and page-previews) are
available in hive and druid
** Testing of Druid 0.11 is done, some changes in how we handle streaming
data to be done before rolling out
** Burrow (Kafka monitoring tool) has been upgrade to version 1.1

=== Cloud Services ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

=== Fundraising Tech ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

=== MediaWiki Platform ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Programs/Product#Program_3:_Increase_device_support_for_editing|Goal
3.6]] Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in
liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team
***Parsing depends on MediaWiki Platform, Services
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Prepare for launch of the
first Structured Data on Commons feature]] (multilingual file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia/,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
** [[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Objective 1.1]] Assist
with deploying MultiContent Revisions on Commons
[[phab:T174022|T174022]] Implement multi-content revisions,
[[phab:T174023|T174023]] Implement MCR storage layer,
[[phab:T174045|T174045]] DB schema migration for MCR,
[[phab:T174044|T174044]] Deploy MCR storage layer,
[[phab:T174043|T174043]]Deploy Multi-Content Revisions
***SDC depends on MediaWiki Platform, WMDE

=== Performance ===
* Blocked by:
**
* Blocking:
**
* Updates:
**

=== Release Engineering ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
** Most of the team are in Barcelona this week for the Wikimedia hackathon
as well as a team offsite. Ping twentyafterfour in #wikimedia-releng if you
need assistance.
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Draft/Programs/Product#Program_2:_Better_Encyclopedia|Outcome
1, Objective 4]]: Continue improving the ways that users can download
articles of interest for later consumption
*** Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra

=== Research ===
* Blocked by: None (just waiting for some reviews on schema instrumentation
code)
* Blocking: None
* Updates:
** Finished up the first version of the CitationUsage schema
instrumentation. https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/432534/
** Working on improving the recommendation API algorithm.
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T190774
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Prepare for launch of the
first Structured Data on Commons feature]] (multilingual file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia/,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Structured_Data#Segment_4:_Programs|Segment
4, Outcome 2]]: Develop a better understanding of existing needs for
Structured Commons- [[phab:T171252|T171252]]
***Research depends on Multimedia

=== Scoring Platform ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:

=== Search Platform ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Prepare for launch of the
first Structured Data on Commons feature]] (multilingual file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia/,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|*Objective 2.1]]
Integrate structured file captions into search
*** SDC depends on Search Platform, Multimedia

=== Security ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Programs/Product#Program_3:_Increase_device_support_for_editing|Goal
3.6]]: Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in
liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team
***Parsing depends on MediaWiki Platform, Services

=== Services ===
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Readers|Increase code sharing of
client apps by coalescing and moving more logic to the server.]]
***Reading Infra/Parsing, Services
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Final/Programs/Product#Program_3:_Increase_device_support_for_editing|Goal
3.6]] Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in
liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team
***Parsing depends on MediaWiki Platform, Services
[[Wikimedia Technology/Goals/2017-18 Q4#Program 7. Smart tools for better
data|Outcome 2: Objective 1]]: Revision storage scaling
*** Services depends on SRE, Parsing

=== Site Reliability Engineering ===
* Blocked by: Collaboration on Flow dumps, T172025
* Blocking: None
* Updates:
** Various SREs will be at the hackathon
** Addressing a mailing list subscription spam attack. For now it's a whack
a mole game, will probably implement some captcha on registration
** Moving forward with mcrouter deployment for multi-dc
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T192370
** Debmonitor passed reviews, pending deployment
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T191298
** Looking at AES128-SHA usage from toolforge bots
** Proton deployment passed beta by services, proceeding with production
deployment
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[metawiki:Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2017-2018/Draft/Programs/Product#Program_2:_Better_Encyclopedia|Outcome
1, Objective 4]]: Continue improving the ways that users can download
articles of interest for later consumption. Proton deployment passed beta
by services, proceeding with production deployment
*** Reading Web depends on SRE, RelEng, Reading Infra
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Prepare for launch of the
first Structured Data on Commons feature]] (multilingual file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia/,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
[[Wikimedia Technology/Goals/2017-18 Q4#Program 7. Smart tools for better
data|Outcome 2: Objective 1]]: Revision storage scaling
*** Services depends on SRE, Parsing

== Wikidata ==
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**
*Quarterly goal dependency update:
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Prepare for launch of the
first Structured Data on Commons feature]] (multilingual file captions)
***SDC depends on Multimedia/,SRE, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki
Platform, Research
**[[Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals#Programs|Objective 1.1]] Assist
with deploying MultiContent Revisions on Commons
[[phab:T174022|T174022]] Implement multi-content revisions,
[[phab:T174023|T174023]] Implement MCR storage layer,
[[phab:T174045|T174045]] DB schema migration for MCR,
[[phab:T174044|T174044]] Deploy MCR storage layer,
[[phab:T174043|T174043]]Deploy Multi-Content Revisions
***SDC depends on MediaWiki Platform, WMDE

== German Technical Wishlist ==
* Blocked by:
* Blocking:
* Updates:
**

== SoS Meeting Bookkeeping ==
* Updates:
**
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