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VuFind Developers Call Minutes: June 20, 2017

Attending: Leila Gonzales, Chris Hallberg, Demian Katz, Claas Kazzer, Jochen Lienhard, Brad Patton


1. Development Updates

JIRA Tickets

  • VUFIND-218 - Checkbox facets now use icons instead of real checkboxes, which simplifies markup and allows them to function without using Javascript.
  • VUFIND-1137 - Pattern-based file paths can now be used to load cover thumbnails.

Pull Requests

  • #980 - merged - minor hierarchy / sharding bug fix
  • #981 - merged - eliminate a PHP notice
  • #982, #994 - merged - translation updates
  • #983 - merged - fix for VUFIND-218 (simplified checkbox facets)
  • #984 - merged - fix for VUFIND-1137 (local cover image loading)
  • #985, #986 - merged - improved EDS error handling and reporting
  • #987 - merged - make favorites list more tolerant of backend exceptions
  • #988 - merged - trailing newline standardization in templates
  • #989 - merged - made ILS API for request checking more flexible (allow custom messages)
  • #990 - merged - Voyager ILS driver fixes
  • #991 - merged - changed default holdings_grouping setting for holdings tab for improved accuracy
  • #992 - merged - improved handling of driver-generated purchase history
  • #993 - merged - bug fix for advanced search editing in IE

2. Development Planning

VuFind w/ Docker

No news.

Image Metadata API Revisited

As noted above, VUFIND-1137 has been resolved. Next question: what about the metadata API?

Modularization and Theme Mixins

No news.

Next ZF Version

No news.

Improved Use of Permissions

No news.

Solr 6

No news.

Deprecation Progress

No news.

Wiki Documentation Improvements?

No news.

4.0 Release Progress

Nearly ready! Code freeze this week!

Front End Updates

3. VuFind Summit 2017

No news yet. Demian will be meeting with Andrew Nagy next month to do some planning.

4. Institutional Home

Demian is working on drafting a “Community Charter” to support the process of finding an institutional home.

5. Next Call Date

The July 4 meeting will be skipped due to the American Independence Day holiday. The next call will be on July 18.

6. Other Topics?

Next Call

The next call will be Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time (13:00 GMT).

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