By Harald Leithner on 2019-11-30 11:28 in Production

Joomla Production Department Meeting

Date: November 05, 2019

Time: 18:00 UTC

Total time of meeting: 30 minutes


Participants: Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader),  Philip Walton (Team Leader), David Jardin (Team Leader), George Wilson (Release Lead), Robert Deutz (Team Leader)

Apologies: Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), Stefan Wajda (Team Leader), Mike Brandner (Team Leader),  Hannes Papenberg (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Puneet Kala (Team Leader)

Discussion outline

Report from the Department Coordinator

  • Roadmap / Vision
  • Set minimum php version for Joomla 4.0 to 7.2.5 matching the minimum requirement for Symfony 5.0 (currently 7.2.0)
  • Change Meeting time and concept
  • Suggestion for Release Lead for Joomla 3.10: Tobias Zulauf

Release Leads

  • J3: Joomla! 3.9.13 Released today
  • J4: Working towards stable release of Joomla 4
  • J4: Working on various API issues with thanks to Nic and Brian for testing it
  • J4: Still aim is to release beta before the end of the month

Bug Squad

  • PBF  India lack of coordination
  • Language issues for API  & CLI
  • Plan for CLI (part of roadmap/vision)
  • API security issues

Documentation Team

  • Joomla! 3.9.13 release added

Core Translation Team

  • Informed Translators to do things in a consistent way, especially in the xml files
  • Preparing language packs for Joomla! 3.9.13


  • Minimum PHP Version for Joomla 4.0 set to PHP 7.2.5 (PROD2019/012)
    Proposed by George Wilson
    The motion passed with unanimous consent.