Architecture committee/2016-10-19

The TechCom planning meeting is a weekly invite-only video discussion, generally held on Wednesday 13:00 USA Pacific Time.
See also TechCom-RFC workboard in Phabricator. (Private minutes)


This section will also serve as the collaboratively edited minutes of the meeting, and will as the official minutes of the meeting. Attendees: Fill in the important details in this section, but try to keep this concise and NPOV (easy way: use questions).  Put any prep information in this section if appropriate

Intro sectionEdit

10 minutes (starting 21:00 UTC)

  • Action items
    • Last week
      • Show up at next week's meeting  ;-)
      • RobLa: post the "minutes" from last week
  • Review last week’s RfC office hour
    • E316: Create formal process for CREDITS files (T139300)
  • Update attendee list
    • In attendance: Gabriel, RobLa, Timo
    • Invited: Brion, Daniel, Gabriel, Kevin, Roan, RobLa, Tim, Timo
    • RSVP
      • yes: Gabriel, RobLa, Timo
      • no: Brion, Daniel, Roan, Tim

RFC status updateEdit

20 minutes (starting 21:10 UTC)

Spend roughly 20 minutes ensuring Architecture committee/Status is up-to-date. Checklist of the questions we should answer:

  • Upcoming IRC meeting:
    • E323 - Survey Cookies/Local Storage usage on Wikimedia sites (T145472)
    • mwgrep discussion
    • Timo suggested:
      • AbuseFilter discussion - require confirmation?
      • Moving gadgets into Git?
  • Conclude last week's "final comment period"? Do we have anything that should enter "final comment"?
  • For each upcoming meeting, do we anticipate the RFC moving into "final comment"?
  • Picking an RFC for next week:
    • Phab board triage
      • ArchCom-RfCs board - "Inbox" column
      • Architecture board - "Discuss at next ArchCom Planning meeting" column
    • ArchComStatus discussion / ArchCom-Has-Shepherd board
    • Are responsibilities balanced well between ArchCom members?
    • Which RFCs are listed as "needs triage"?
    • Do we have an RFC selected for next week's meeting?
      • W43 - SVG (after checking with Darian)
      • W44 - oldimage(?)

Other business/planningEdit

20 minutes (starting 21:30 UTC)