#koha: Development IRC meeting 18 December 2019

Meeting started by ashimema[m] at 21:00:45 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

  1. Introductions (ashimema[m], 21:00:55)
    1. Martin Renvoize, PTFS Europe, UK (ashimema[m], 21:01:21)
    2. Hayley Mapley, Catalyst IT, Wellington NZ (hayley, 21:01:29)
    3. Aleisha Amohia, Catalyst IT, Wellington NZ (aleisha, 21:01:34)
    4. David Nind, Wellington NZ (davidnind, 21:01:53)
    5. Lisette Scheer, Idaho, USA (lisettelatah, 21:02:30)

  2. Announcements (ashimema[m], 21:04:26)
    1. Stable releases are on their way, thankyou to the new RMaints (ashimema[m], 21:05:22)
    2. Bugfix only period will be coming to an end shortly, we will start working on pushing enhancements from early January starting with the existing PQA queue and then working through some of the challenging and ambitious bugs.. refactoring efforts for example.. giving us a chance to thoroughly test and fix issues before release (ashimema[m], 21:07:07)

  3. Update from the Release manager (ashimema[m], 21:08:24)
    1. Cycle has had a good start, lots of bugs working their way through the SO/QA process, great to see a new name on the QA team :) (ashimema[m], 21:09:53)

  4. Updates from the Release Maintainers (ashimema[m], 21:10:08)
    1. 18.11 is on track to be packaged up on 20th when I go on holiday and released on 23rd - just ironing out the last failures/instabilities now (ashimema[m], 21:12:17)
    2. 19.05 and 19.11 are scheduled for release on 23rd too (ashimema[m], 21:12:47)
    3. Maintanence packaging may be delayed as we'e not managed to contact the packaging manager, tarballs will be available on the 23rd with packages to follow (ashimema[m], 21:18:33)

  5. Updates from the QA team (ashimema[m], 21:18:53)
    1. Katrin sends her apologies, not feeling well this evening (ashimema[m], 21:19:19)
    2. QA is moving along, lots more to do, but it's nice to see the pace picking up again. (ashimema[m], 21:20:14)

  6. General development discussion (ashimema[m], 21:21:38)
    1. So, we raised the idea of shaking up release cycles during the last general meeting.. Please take a look at the minutes and contribute you're thoughts to the wiki page (ashimema[m], 21:22:21)
    2. https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Koha_Versioning_-_Next Cycles Discussion (ashimema[m], 21:22:45)

  7. Review of coding guidelines (ashimema[m], 21:33:00)
    1. IDEA: Should we add some guidlines for writing good summaries for the release notes (ashimema[m], 21:33:45)
    2. IDEA: Should we require summaries for release notes for certain categories of bugs as part of the QA process? (ashimema[m], 21:34:40)
    3. IDEA: Should we require documentation merge requests for certain bug categories as part of the QA process? (ashimema[m], 21:35:14)

  8. Set time of next meeting (ashimema[m], 21:45:45)
    1. Next meeting: 15 January 2020, 14 UTC (ashimema[m], 21:50:17)

Meeting ended at 21:50:20 UTC (full logs).

Action items

  1. (none)

People present (lines said)

  1. ashimema[m] (82)
  2. koha-jenkins (21)
  3. hayley (17)
  4. davidnind (16)
  5. caroline_catlady (8)
  6. huginn (4)
  7. aleisha (4)
  8. lisettelatah (3)
  9. wahanui (2)
  10. inlibro (1)

Generated by MeetBot 0.1.4.