Wikimedia Technical Committee/Minutes/2017-08-02

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)
  • Discussion of talk pages and contributions for IPv6 ranges happened on August 2nd, but the RFC’s author wasn’t present. The log is linked on the ticket.
  • New RFC by MaxSem: Require PHP 5.6 for MediaWiki 1.31 (target summer of 2018):
  • TechCom will host a session about the new charter during the Wikimania Hackathon.
  • The next TechCom meeting on August 9th will be a public in-person meeting at the Wikimania hackathon, at 4pm local time (that’s 1pm PDT and 20:00 UTC). This is a TechCom planning meeting, not an RFC discussion. Remote participation will be possible (probably via Google Hangout). Watch for aqn announcement in the Hackathon unconference programme.
  • There will be no RFC discussion on August 16th, since most TechCom members will be busy with post-Wikimania activities or travel. TechCom Will resume its regular schedule on August 23rd, the next RFC discussion will probably be on August 30th.