By Llewellyn van der Merwe on 2023-05-23 21:29 in Production

Production Dept. Meeting MINUTES
- May  16, 2023

Participants: Benjamin Trenkle (Department Coordinator), David Jardin (Team Leader), Hannes Papenberg (Team Leader), Harald Leithner (Release Lead 5.0), Martin Kopp (Release Manager 4.4), Olivier Buisard (Release Manager 4.3), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Team Leader), Sigrid Gramlinger (Team Leader), Shivam Rajput (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Marketing Liaison), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), Shirielle “SD” Williams (Release Manager 4.3)
Absent: Carlos Rodriguez (Team Leader), Franciska Perisa (Team Leader), Viviana Menzel (Assistant Team Leader), Crystal Dionysopoulos (Team Leader), Llewellyn van der Merwe (Docker Maintainer), Niels Braczek (Team Leader), Tobias Zulauf (Release Lead 3.10), Allon Moritz (Release Manager 4.4)

Production Department Coordinator (Benjamin Trenkle)

  • Last call for budget. Deadline today!

Bug Squad Team (Hannes Papenberg)

  • Preparing for a coding sprint and a PBF this year before Joomla 5.0

CMS Maintenance Team (Robert Deutz)

  • 1st meeting about b/c policy has happened, next meet is planned

Release Managers (Harald, Niels, Olivier, SD, Roland, Franciska, Martin, Allon, Tobias, Llewellyn)

Release Lead 4.4 (Allon Moritz, Martin Kopp):

Release Lead 4.3 (Olivier Buisard, Shirielle “SD” Williams):

  • Today we will post a message requesting users to test the nightly builds ahead of RC1 as we have a large number of issues that are fixed. Sigrid created a video explaining how to download and test nightlies.


  • We should properly define people who manage our extensions (weblinks, Patchtester, search, JoRobo) and list them here.
    • Deprecate search for the future
    • Create working groups for each extension - Benjamin Trenkle
    • Create magazine article for JoRobo - Philip Walton
  • Weblinks and JoRobo got some work done in the last few days. Hopefully we will be able to release a JoRobo 1.0 by the end of June and a Weblinks 4.1 around the same time.