Production Dept. Meeting - April 16, 2019

By Luca Marzo on 2019-04-23 06:42 in Production

Joomla Production Department Meeting

Date: April 16, 2019Time: 17:30 UTCTotal time of meeting: 45 minutes

Attendees:

Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), Luca Marzo (Assistant to DC), David Jardin (Team Leader), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader).

Apologies:

Puneet Kala (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Team Leader), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), Tom Hutchinson (Team Leader), Stefan Wajda (Team Leader).

Discussion outline

Report from the Department Coordinator

  • Luca shared the necessity to ensure the Volunteers Portal is up to date, in order to reflect the proper status of teams, working groups and team leadership.

  • Luca suggested to deal with access to documents and information using a Google Group with all the team leaders of the Production Department.

  • Harald proposed to involve in Production Department all the Release Leads. Luca to make an official motion via email for that after the meeting.

  • We have multiple sprint requests, of which 3 at the same time and place. Sprints requests came from:

    • Workflow to state machine update (Benjamin)

    • Review default Parameter for J4 (George)

    • Backend Template bug fixing (Benjamin)

    • Update Server (Tobias Zulauf)

    • GSoC (Puneet)

    • Security Code Sprint (David)

    • Webauthn, Login System experience (Harald)

  • Members discussed about collective decisions from the Production Department.

Bug Squad Team

  • Nicola Galgano has been elected as Team Leader for the Bug Squad Team.

  • Scheduled twice a month JBS team meeting accordingly to the release cycle Alpha, Beta, RC, Stable.

CMS Release Team

Core Translation Team

Google Summer of Code Team

Software Architecture & Strategy Working Group

  • Volunteers portal entry established.

  • Glip group established.

  • If you know of people with architectural skill / overview, please ask them to consider joining the team. A more elaborate description on goals can be found on the volunteers portal.

Security Strike Team

  • 3.9.5 released, multiple issues fixed

  • Completed audit of SSO component for joomla.org

  • 3.9.5 broke symlinks in media directory, input appreciated: #24539 (https://issues.joomla.org/tracker/joomla-cms/24539)

  • Lots of reports related to com_contact spam, all of them related to insecure configurations

Workflow Project Team

  • Workflow should be upgraded to a state machine and permissions of article should be moved to the workflow (can edit when stage X but not when stage Y), same for featured

  • Targeting a sprint from May 3 to 6.

Backend Template Working Group

  • Repository is online now: joom.la/admintemplate

  • Feedback of the first presentations were quite positive.

  • Planning to make a grouped sprint (with workflow).

Other Business

Read more https://volunteers.joomla.org/departments/production/reports/1000-production-dept-meeting-april-16-2019

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