By Llewellyn van der Merwe on 2021-11-05 14:11 in Production

Production Dept. Meeting MINUTES
- November  02, 2021

Participants: Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader), David Jardin (Team Leader), Harald Leithner (Release Lead 4.2), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Team Leader), Llewellyn van der Merwe (Assistant Department Coordinator), Niels Braczek (Team Leader), Sigrid Gramlinger (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Marketing Liaison)
Absent with notice: Tobias Zulauf (Release Lead 3.10), Marco Dings (Department Coordinator), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), Jacob Waisner (Team Leader), Viviana Menzel (Assistant Team Leader)
Absent without notice: George Wilson (Release Lead 4.0), Hannes Papenberg (Team Leader), Mike Brandner (Team Leader), Shivam Rajput (Team Leader)

Joomla! Enhancement Development Team (Shivam Rajput)

  • SoC
    • Recommendations for award sent to organizer for Tushar

Joomla! Accessibility Team (Christiane Maier-Stadtherr)

  • A Plugin, introduced by Brian Teeman (Sa11y) will be adapted for Joomla and should go into Joomla 4.1. It will give Joomla additional value as an accessible CMS, it will allow checking the main content of a page for a11y issues and give information for best practiceö.

    Benjamin Trenkle has set up the project
    Brian Teeman is working on adapting the language strings to Joomla language keys.

Release Leads (Benjamin Trenkle, George Wilson, Tobias Zulauf, Harald Leithner)

* Release Lead 4.1 (Benjamin Trenkle)

  • Features planned for 4.1 [PLEASE TEST]
    • Task Scheduler (Feature complete => Testers/Feedback needed): test here
    • UI implementation of child templates > test here and test here
    • Better support for code highlighting in TinyMCE editor > test here
    • Improvement of language support within articles > test here
    • Enhancement of the Media Manager Web Service > test here
    • Accessibility Checker for authors > test here
    • [additional RTC PR possible]

* Release lead 3.10 (Tobias Zulauf):

  • Joomla 3.10.3 has been released on the 26th October
  • Would be great to get some more tests on the PRs for 3.10.4
  • Joomla 3.10.4-rc1 is expected to be released on the 27th November 2021
  • Joomla 3.10.4 is expected to be the last 3.10 release in 2021 and to be released on the 07. December 2021

* Maintainer Framework (Niels Braczek):

Bug Squad Team (Jacob Waisner)

  • Bug Sprint had a low turnout. Looking to improve with more lead time to the event allowing more time for marketing and notice for those wishing to join.

CMS Release Team (Sigrid Gramlinger)

  • We need better collaboration between the CMS Release Team and the Release Leads. The team is working on finding a way to get more involved in the release process itself.

Other Business (Take over from the last 3 meetings)

  • Any update on the Translation Team Coordinator position?