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developers_call:minutes20171107

VuFind Developers Call Minutes: November 7, 2017

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

Agenda

1. Development Updates

JIRA Tickets

  • VUFIND-1253 - VuFind 4.1 contains a bug which causes redundant display of favorite status under certain circumstances; this ticket tracks a fix which will be included in 4.1.1.
  • VUFIND-1255 - This ticket tracks the fact that SyndeticsPlus does not play well with AJAX tabs; no fix has been found yet. If there is a need, perhaps a subscriber can contact the vendor for advice. (VUFIND-1254 is an accidental duplicate of this ticket and has been closed).

Pull Requests

  • #1062 - merged - Improvements to checkCapability calls on the MyResearch menu.
  • #1063 - merged - php-cs-fixer configuration for templates
  • #1064 - merged - Koha ILS driver improvement
  • #1065 - in progress - Refactoring of record driver hierarchy.
  • #1066, #1068, #1069, #1070, #1071 - merged - Various changes to prepare for ServiceManager v3.
  • #1067 - in progress - Work in progress on ServiceManager v3 upgrade.

2. Development Planning

4.1.1 Release Date

Demian proposed a November 20 release date. No objections.

5.0 Roadmap Progress

Demian has been working on two major areas discussed during roadmapping:

Record Driver Hierarchy Refactoring

Demian has finished an initial refactor (see PR list above). He will merge this week unless anyone objects.

ServiceManager v3 Upgrade

Progress is being made on upgrading to the new Zend ServiceManager. This introduces significant backward compatibility breaks, but the new version makes the code significantly easier to understand thanks to some key changes (most notably changing the way the ServiceManager is passed to plugin factories).

Code Style Tools

As noted above, code style checks are now being applied to templates as well as core code. This has caused some recent churn in GitHub, but things should stabilize from here.

Image Metadata API

No news.

Front End Updates

No news.

Browse Handler Optimizations

No news.

3. Institutional Home

No news.

4. Other Topics?

Nothing this time.

Next Call

The next call will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9am Eastern Standard Time (14:00 GMT).

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