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Scrum of scrums/2019-10-16

Željko Filipin
Hi,

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https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Scrum_of_scrums/2019-10-16

Željko

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= 2019-10-16 =

== Callouts ==
* Language team ->Core(?): Blocked on [[phab:T235188#5574342]]
* SRE DBAs
** requested read-only time for enwiki 14th Nov to switchover the primary
database master - [[phab:T234801]], already done
** s6 primary master switchover (read-only required) 19th Nov 05:00 AM UTC
* DBAs, Performance: Heads up that PI will be pinging for reviews/review
updates for the MachineVision extension later this week, as soon as the
code settles a bit (DBA review: [[phab:T227355]], Perf review:
[[phab:T230813]] )

== Product ==

=== Editing ===
* Updates:
** Catch errors during document initialization
** Enforce that some files must not use the `ve` global (task
[[phab:T228684]])
** Parse relative hrefs on image nodes like on regular links (task
[[phab:T193253]])
** Fix Vector wikitext surface padding overrides when using custom browser
font-size (task [[phab:T222217]])

=== Growth ===
* Updates:
** Initial structure for Suggested Edits module
** Do not align the bottom of the homepage columns (task [[phab:T232420]])
** StartEditing: Remove special message for add-change response (task
[[phab:T232419]])

=== iOS native app ===
* Updates:
** 6.5 in active development - [[phab:project/view/4245]]
***bug fixes
*** History & diffs feature
**** Core Platform working on Rest APIs for this

=== Android native app ===
* Updates:
** Working actively towards completion of Suggested edits V3
** Working with the PI team to update backend support for the same.

=== Product Infrastructure ===
* Updates:
** MachineVision extension work in progress, still aiming to deploy to prod
by end of month
** Still working to resolve [[phab:T229286]] ("'worker died, restarting'
mobileapps issue")

=== Structured Data ===
* Blocked by:
** Wikidata/WMDE: [[phab:T229280]] following up on [[gerrit:534536]]
** Wikidata/WMDE: [[phab:T223792]]
* Blocking:
** Search: RecentChange support for SDC: [[phab:T230862]] (actually the
higher level task on which we are blocked: [[phab:T221917]])
* Updates:
** Machine Vision, bugfixing/tidy up on WikibaseMediaInfo

=== Parsing ===
* Updates:
** Fixing bugs in Parsoid/PHP based on HTML string compasion between
Parsoid/JS & Parsoid/PHP. ~1% pages still have diffs that need
investigation / bug fixing.
** Will sync with Services (CPT) and SRE to finalize deployment plans for
initial deployment (no live client traffic) to identify any last lingering
Parsoid crashers OR performance problems in a production context.

=== Language ===
* Blocked by:
** Language->Core(?) Blocked on [[phab:T235188#5574342]]
* Updates:
** CX going out of beta in some Wikipedias next week.

=== UI Standardization ===
* Updates:
** OOUI v0.35.0 and 0.35.1 with one small revert released eo last week,
latter already on this week's train
** Design Style Guide:
*** Progressing “Components“ section
*** Change to Git lfs for large binary files. If you've cloned the dir,
throw away your current clone, re-clone it.
https://github.com/wikimedia/WikimediaUI-Style-Guide In your repo directory
type `git lfs pull`. If the lfs app is not installed follow
https://github.com/git-lfs/git-lfs/wiki/Installation

== Technology ==

=== Analytics ===
* Blocking:
** Search: [[phab:T229882]]

=== Fundraising Tech ===
* Updates:
** Refining annual summary receipt for recurring donors: [[phab:T195907]]
** Restoring data lost during manual merges: [[phab:T232636]]
** Looking into reconciliation file discrepancies from S. Amer / India
processor: [[phab:T235212]]
** Might need to add more params to CentralNotice banner hide cookies:
[[phab:T235204]]
** Refining treatment of opt in and opt out data: [[phab:T234925]]
** Looking into errors on Amazon Pay donation form: [[phab:T234538]]

== Core Platform ==
* Blocked by:
** SRE [[phab:T235478]]
* Blocking:
** Wikidata/WMDE:  In the Data Bridge work (editing Wikidata items from
Wikipedia) we have encountered problems with Special:EntityData serving
stale (old) data. The problem is quite old:  [[phab:T128486]]. We are
looking for a team/person with whom we could get some clarity on the
current state of the cache solutions on WMF cluster, and figure out how to
get  [[phab:T128486]] unstuck.
** Scoring: Review of Jade API [[phab:T199834]]  (Can we get a high level
review in the short term?  We want to build on this but not dig a hole.)
** Language->Core(?) Blocked on [[phab:T235188#5574342]]
* Updates:
** history API done
** working on stretch goals
** echo notification storage

=== Engineering Productivity ===

==== Performance ====
* Blocked by:
** SRE
*** PHP7 fatal-error reports missing from type:mediawiki in Logstash. –
[[phab:T234283]]
*** mwdebug1002 might need to be reprovisioned, failing to report messages
to Logstash. – [[phab:T214734]]

==== Release Engineering ====
* Updates:
** v3 of CI arch document for new CI wants review and feedback
[[User:LarsWirzenius/NewCI]]
** Train Health
*** Last week: 1.35.0-wmf.1 - [[phab:T233849]]
*** This week: 1.35.0-wmf.2 - [[phab:T233850]]
*** Next week: 1.35.0-wmf.3 - [[phab:T233851]]

=== Scoring Platform ===
* Blocked by:
** CPT: Review of Jade API [[phab:T199834]]
* Updates:
** Cleanup for Jade API components and working through review
 [[phab:T199834]]
*** Naming conflicts  [[phab:T235003]]
*** Central Auth (Found CentralAuth.lookup()!)
** Jade
*** Continuing iterations on Jade designs (based on Design Review feedback)
 [[phab:T212370]]
*** Reached out to Front-End Arch. WG.  for recommendations for Jade UI.
We got a response from Mark Holmquist and will be going to Eric Gardner for
specific advice and reviewing SDC code (WikibaseMediaInfo)
** Completed second major review of Revscoring refactoring for Session
orientation  [[phab:T231214]]
** Firmed up cross-team deliverables for Topic Modeling work.
 [[phab:T235181]]
** Merged new features for Basque Language   [[phab:T223788]]
** ORES celery workers struggling in Cloud VPS.  Still looking into it.
[[phab:T234926]]

=== Search Platform ===
* Blocked by:
** Structured Data: RecentChange support for SDC: [[phab:T230862]]
(actually the higher level task on which we are blocked: [[phab:T221917]])
** Analytics: [[phab:T229882]]
* Updates:
** Error when searching for exact phrase on English Wikipedia:
"Precondition failed: Must have a resultset set": [[phab:T234445]]
** Deploy A/B Test for Glent Method 0 [[phab:T233211]]
** Optimize the Sanitizer to produce a single job if all elasticsearch
clusters are to be updated: [[phab:T233587]]

=== Security ===
* Updates:
* In Progress:
** GRC Tool Eval
** MachineVision extension review
** FileImporter extension review
** Data Map update submission review

=== Site Reliability Engineering ===
* Blocking:
** Performance
*** PHP7 fatal-error reports missing from type:mediawiki in Logstash. –
[[phab:T234283]]
*** mwdebug1002 might need to be reprovisioned, failing to report messages
to Logstash. – [[phab:T214734]]
** Core Platform SRE [[phab:T235478]]
* Updates:
** Started working on new goals
** Helping CPT get restrouter rate limiting working, deploying echostore

== Wikimedia DE ==

=== Wikidata ===
* Blocked by:
** Not sure who, Core Platform? Mentioned 2 weeks ago already with no
result: : In the Data Bridge work (editing Wikidata items from Wikipedia)
we have encountered problems with Special:EntityData serving stale (old)
data. The problem is quite old:  [[phab:T128486]]. We are looking for a
team/person with whom we could get some clarity on the current state of the
cache solutions on WMF cluster, and figure out how to get  [[phab:T128486]]
unstuck.
* Blocking:
** Structured Data: [[phab:T229280]] following up on [[gerrit:534536]]
coming up this week
** Structured Data: [[phab:T223792]] - also expect to unblock this week
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