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 ====== VuFind Developers Call Minutes: May 9, 2017 ====== ====== VuFind Developers Call Minutes: May 9, 2017 ======
  
-Attending: +Attending: Chris Delis, Leila Gonzales, Demian Katz, Brad Patton, Hajo Seng
  
 ===== Agenda ===== ===== Agenda =====
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 === JIRA Tickets === === JIRA Tickets ===
  
-  * [[https://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-1228|VUFIND-1228]] - +  * [[https://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-1228|VUFIND-1228]] - Request to support [[https://proquest.syndetics.com/|Syndetics Unbound]]. 
 +  * [[https://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-1229|VUFIND-1229]] - Request to support [[http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/bXRecommender|bX Recommender]].
  
 === Pull Requests === === Pull Requests ===
  
-  * [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/960|#960]] - +  * [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/960|#960]] - merged - Forward-compatibility work in advance of Solr 6.5. 
 +  * [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/961|#961]] - in progress - Work in progress on VuFind's modern theme. 
 +  * [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/962|#962]] - in progress - Work in progress on Docker support.
  
 ==== 2. Development Planning ==== ==== 2. Development Planning ====
  
 === VuFind on Heroku === === VuFind on Heroku ===
 +
 +Ben has decided to try a different approach using Docker -- see [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/962|#962]]. We have closed [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/913|#913]] and made the Heroku work in progress an optional feature branch in the repo for future reference.
  
 === Image Metadata API Revisited === === Image Metadata API Revisited ===
 +
 +No news yet. Leila is currently working on some geosearch bug fixes (PR coming soon).
  
 === Channels === === Channels ===
 +
 +The functionality has been merged to master. Please try it out and provide feedback!
  
 === Beluga Contributions / Modularization === === Beluga Contributions / Modularization ===
  
 The team behind the [[https://beluga.sub.uni-hamburg.de/vufind/|Beluga]] instance of VuFind is interested in contributing some new functionality back to the project. Some of this can currently be seen in their [[https://github.com/subhh/beluga-Libraries|beluga-Libraries]] and [[https://github.com/subhh/beluga-SearchKeys|beluga-SearchKeys]] repositories. We should discuss strategies for incorporating this new code. The team behind the [[https://beluga.sub.uni-hamburg.de/vufind/|Beluga]] instance of VuFind is interested in contributing some new functionality back to the project. Some of this can currently be seen in their [[https://github.com/subhh/beluga-Libraries|beluga-Libraries]] and [[https://github.com/subhh/beluga-SearchKeys|beluga-SearchKeys]] repositories. We should discuss strategies for incorporating this new code.
 +
 +The Beluga team is customizing several VuFind instances for libraries in Northern Germany. They are interested in sharing functionality in separate modules to make it easier to mix and match pieces to achieve desired functionality. 
 +
 +Some discussion of versioning difficulties as well as figuring out how to make themes interoperate. Demian will think about a theme mix-in mechanism. This might also work well with the idea of a theme compiler for faster production performance.
  
 === Next ZF Version === === Next ZF Version ===
 +
 +We've gotten as far as we can for 4.0; more work will be done for 5.0.
  
 === Improved Use of Permissions === === Improved Use of Permissions ===
 +
 +No news.
  
 === Solr 6 === === Solr 6 ===
 +
 +Solr 6.4.2 has been merged to master. We should look at 6.5.0 eventually, but for now we will focus on finishing other aspects of the VuFind 4.0 release.
  
 === Deprecation Progress === === Deprecation Progress ===
 +
 +Google Maps code still needs to be removed -- will happen soon.
  
 === Wiki Documentation Improvements? === === Wiki Documentation Improvements? ===
 +
 +Demian and Chris still need to talk further.
  
 === 4.0 Release Progress === === 4.0 Release Progress ===
 +
 +Nearly done -- will create release branch for feature freeze soon.
  
 === Front End Updates === === Front End Updates ===
  
 +Chris is working on the modern theme.
 ==== 3. VuFind Usage Survey ==== ==== 3. VuFind Usage Survey ====
 +
 +No news.
  
 ==== 4. Institutional Home ==== ==== 4. Institutional Home ====
 +
 +No news.
  
 ==== 5. Other Topics? ==== ==== 5. Other Topics? ====
  
 +Chris and Demian will be at ELUNA this week to talk about Alma / VuFind integration (among other things).
 +
 +Demian and Leila discussed how the refactoring of SolrMarc indexing routines will impact her upcoming bug fix PR.
 ===== Next Call ===== ===== Next Call =====
  
 The next call will be Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time (13:00 GMT). The next call will be Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time (13:00 GMT).
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