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VuFind Developers Call Minutes: May 9, 2017

Attending: Chris Delis, Demian Katz, Brad Patton, Hajo Seng


1. Development Updates

JIRA Tickets

Pull Requests

  • #960 - merged - Forward-compatibility work in advance of Solr 6.5.
  • #961 - in progress - Work in progress on VuFind's modern theme.
  • #962 - in progress - Work in progress on Docker support.

2. Development Planning

VuFind on Heroku

Ben has decided to try a different approach using Docker – see #962. We have closed #913 and made the Heroku work in progress an optional feature branch in the repo for future reference.

Image Metadata API Revisited


The functionality has been merged to master. Please try it out and provide feedback!

Beluga Contributions / Modularization

The team behind the Beluga instance of VuFind is interested in contributing some new functionality back to the project. Some of this can currently be seen in their beluga-Libraries and beluga-SearchKeys repositories. We should discuss strategies for incorporating this new code.

Next ZF Version

Improved Use of Permissions

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

Wiki Documentation Improvements?

4.0 Release Progress

Front End Updates

3. VuFind Usage Survey

4. Institutional Home

5. Other Topics?

Chris and Demian will be at ELUNA this week to talk about Alma / VuFind integration (among other things).

Next Call

The next call will be Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time (13:00 GMT).

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