Tech Committee Meeting Minutes 17 May 2018

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In Attendance

  • Present: Alec, Clinton, Chris, James, Marc, Svantje
  • Regrets: Alex, Dulip, Kenton

Quick Updates

  • Question of the Month
    • What can we be doing better to support our developers?
      • (Dulip) Additionally to the gitbooks, may be add youtube video tutorials for frequently asked programming questions. (e.g. How to write a new theme or export plugin)
      • (James) Documentation! Centralize, update, promote.
      • (Alec) Slack invites
      • (Svantje) Guide on how to start https://ojsde.gitbook.io/ojs-how-to-start/

GDPR Compliance

GitHub Project: https://github.com/pkp/pkp-lib/projects/11

  • Nearing completion for 3.1.1-1

Guide (V1): http://docs.pkp.sfu.ca/gdpr_pkp_guide.pdf

  • Minor updates, esp. re: cookies, to be added by next week

Release Progress

  • OJS/OMP 3.1.1-1 still a work in progress; 9 issues open, several to be deferred
  • Open Reviews contribution (Antti-Jussi) back-ported for release in 3.1.1-1

Translation

  • Alec continuing to handle merges/back-ports; master and 3.1.1 branches remain close together
  • Had an interesting conversation with ORCID re: Transifex

Documentation

UI/UX

  • Launching a review on notifications/emails as a team exercise

Other topics

Advisory Committee requests

Marc notes a review of Spanish translation and Catalan translation.

Next Meeting

June 21st, 8am Pacific