Scrum of scrums/2016-12-21



iOS native appEdit

Android native appEdit


Mobile Content Service (MCS)Edit

Reading InfrastructureEdit

Community TechEdit





  • Blockers: None
  • Blocked: None
  • Updates:
    • Continued work on getting new RC page finished and merged.
    • Various bug fixes, e.g. to Echo
    • Coordinating about Deferred Changes
    • Finishing up processing the Flow survey results



Technical OperationsEdit

  • Blocked
    • By none
  • Blocking
    • None
  • Updates
    • Start of Q4 will probably have a DC switchover in it. Goal for Ops (and other teams) in next quarter is automating and streamlining it more
    • preliminary support for encryption when talking to backend appservers is here
    • Ubuntu Precise Pangolin will be fully phased out by end of next quarter in both labs and production. Services/apps will have to migrate or cease to be.

Fundraising TechEdit

  • CiviCRM: data hygiene fixes
  • finding and batch refunding unintended duplicate donations, brainstorming ways to prevent more
  • investigated Ireland missing impressions, suspect rural network speeds are the culprit
  • internal dashboard fixes
  • fixed mobile style for backup payment processor


  • Culmination of 8 months of work, standard metrics computed on reconstructed mediawiki history:
  • Newly updated mediawiki history beta pivot data cube:
  • stat1001 was replaced with thorium, and stat1001 is being decommissioned
  • Thanks very much for the reviews to the mediawiki-Dashiki extension, I'll be looking to deploy that and JsonConfig to meta early next quarter (any advice appreciated, but the docs seem comprehensive)
  • Starting to clean up structure (adding readmes and keeping everything the same via symlinks)