Discovery/Status updates/2016-05-30

This is the weekly update for the week starting 2016-05-30


  • Trey completed a quick survey of the effects of removing quotes and trailing question marks from poorly-performing queries.
    • There's now a Phab ticket to look into removing training question marks from queries.

Events and News

Other Noteworthy Stuff

  • Chris (our community liaison) presented at EMWCon on what Technical Collaboration does for MediaWiki admins and developers. There was a small mention of the work of Discovery, which was well received.
  • Jan did a CREDIT showcase demo for the new language detection on the portal
  • Trey did a CREDIT showcase presentation for the TextCat language detection demo
  • Katie Horn started her first week as Director, Head of Discovery

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