By Llewellyn van der Merwe on 2020-10-17 22:28 in Production

Production Dept. Meeting MINUTES
- September 22, 2020

1900 CEST, UTC+2  Event time TZ

Participants: Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader), Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), David Jardin (Team Leader), George Wilson (Release Lead 4.0), Harald Leithner (Release Lead 3.9), Llewellyn van der Merwe (Assistant Department Coordinator), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Team Leader), Robert Deutz (Team Leader)
Absent with notice: Hannes Papenberg (Team Leader), Tobias Zulauf (Release Lead 3.10)
Absent without notice: Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Department Coordinator), Mike Brandner (Team Leader), Niels Braczek (Team Leader)

Agenda Items & minutes


Production Department Coordinator (Marco Dings)

Updates/Proposed Topics:

  1. Information about the state of the frontend template Working Group [RD]

Joomla! Enhancement Development Team (Benjamin Trenkle)

Working groups

  • Multi Domain (JEDT - MD)
    1. Concept is created
  • Guided Tour (JEDT - GT)
    1. Going probably frontend
  • Frontend Template (JEDT - FT)
    1. PR is coming soon

Joomla Accessibility Team (Carlos Cámara Mora)

Talk Topics:

  1. Issues with the A11y plugin
  2. Discussing internally A11y best practices for social media posting 
  3. New article in latest magazine issue

Security Strike Team (David Jardin)

Updates/Proposed Topics:

  1. In discussion with MITRE about becoming a CNA to better manage CVE id’s
  2. Removed two inactive team members

Automated Testing Team (Hannes Papenberg)

Updates/Proposed Topics:

  1. Moving more and more framework packages to drone

Releaseleads (George Wilson, Tobias Zulauf Harald Leithner)

* Releaselead 4.0 (George Wilson)

  1. 4.0 Beta 4 released
  2. Continued working on component for Downloads site to allow J4 language packs to start being submitted. This is now functionally ready - just needs some work on how it routes/breadcrumbs into ARS
  3. Continued work going on with icons to try and future proof
  4. Issues largely stabilising. Taking this as a sign that things are improving and we can start to slowly work through release blockers towards a RC - Maybe think about targeting a first RC in a couple of months depending on how release blocker list starts to go down.

* Releaseleads 3.10 (Tobias Zulauf):

  1. 3.10-alpha2 released

Documentation Team (Mike Brandner)

Updates/Proposed Topics:

  1. Help screens for 4.0 being actively worked on

Bug Squad (Nicola Galgano)

Talk Topics:

  1. Response time for pull requests marked as RTC

Software Architecture & Strategy Team (Niels Braczek)

Talk Topics:

  1. Waiting on feedback on RFC motion

CMS Release Team (Philip Walton)

Talk Topics:

  1. Twitter account working. Its grown by to since using it 12 days ago 17 tweets
    Tweet impressions 24.4K up 2,783.9% Profile visits 411 up 395.2% All ok with progress so far and is there anything else we should be pushing apart from releases which I will do
  2. Pushing out the components/modules etc that pass the compatibility test in 3.10 to spread the word