Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20201014


2020-10-14Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 2 Oct: Lars out
  • 2 Oct: car service thcipriani
  • 5-6 Oct: Dan out
  • 12 Oct (Indigenous People's Day): US staff with reqs
  • 16 Oct: Lars out
  • 26-30 Oct: Offsite:
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 26-27 Nov (Thanksgiving): US staff with reqs, and also Lars
  • 24-31 Dec (Holidays + New years): US staff with reqs
    • 24th is Thursday -- what do with train? + Pause for banners -- 2 weeks no train resume 4 Jan
    • 24 Dec until Jan 6, inclusive: Lars out

Rotating positionsEdit

TrainEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/s3KW8bpsXhYF/#R
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Important_dates


StatusEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor

SoSEdit

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/
  • 2020-08-26 onwards: Deb is in charge/SoS is async

OutgoingEdit

CalloutsEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Add ideas for our offsite (week of 2020-10-26): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_PxdoMi06cQbhNAf46RI9_ay_5R_tfYB4q7GIyBX364/edit

Individual tuning sessionsEdit

Q2 PlanningEdit

  • Please make sure betterworks is up-to-date

Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Oct '20 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

TODO Triage!Edit

AhmonEdit

Last weekEdit

Studying how l10n is handled by scap and MW

  • Best thing
  • Cake
  • Worst thing
    • Thinking about l10n over 3 day weekend

What's on your workboard =Edit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Train in other hands (thanks Dan / Tyler)
  • Worst thing
    • nothing really

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Breathable air.
  • Worst thing
    • Fascists, mice.

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

What's on your workboardEdit

JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Scap finds its plugins again
    • Bright light treatment works, feeling better than usual this time of the year
  • Worst thing
    • My home office is having electrical problems, my big machine is not usable right now
    • I may have too little in terms of OKRs for Q2
    • Nobody wants to hear about train-dev at offsite

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing
    • no idea where to put my new surface grinder. it's big and heavy.
    • Aphlict's websocket has been blocked, once again, by some changes that sre made to envoy.
      • No idea how to overcome this latest roadblock.


What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • looking forward to offsite based on doc :)
  • Worst thing
    • ITC + Quarter in Review + Betterworks Deadlines + Tuning decks: oh my
    • runner up: wind

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • I've survived a marathon. 🏃‍♂️
    • I've also survived the first 43 years of my life. 🎂
  • Worst thing
    • You don't want to run a marathon. For more running tips follow my blog. 😜

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit