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developers_call:minutes20190312 [2019/03/12 12:55] – [1. Development Updates] demiankatzdevelopers_call:minutes20190312 [2019/03/12 13:21] (current) – [3. Other Topics?] demiankatz
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 ====== VuFind Developers Call Minutes: March 12, 2019 ====== ====== VuFind Developers Call Minutes: March 12, 2019 ======
-Attending: Chris Hallberg, Demian Katz, Claas Kazzer+Attending: Leila Gonzales, Chris Hallberg, Demian Katz, Claas Kazzer, Ere Maijala
 ===== Agenda ===== ===== Agenda =====
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 ==== 2. Development Planning ==== ==== 2. Development Planning ====
 +=== Development Planning ===
 +There was some discussion of [[https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind/pull/1335|PR #1335]]. Ere pointed out that it's important to allow the user to override the default pickup location when placing requests, since users sometimes have good reasons to do this (i.e. they are member of main library but live closer to branch library). He will review whether his instance is using any custom code around pickup locations, or whether the existing default VuFind logic is meeting local needs.
 +Demian plans to investigate refactoring pickup-related logic to a service for centralization, unless someone objects.
 === Browse Handler Optimizations === === Browse Handler Optimizations ===
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 ==== 3. Other Topics? ==== ==== 3. Other Topics? ====
 +=== Future of LESS / SCSS ===
 +Chris inquired whether there was a desire to move to a single CSS-related language, since the current system uses LESS as a primary option but also ports to SCSS for flexibility, and this requires some extra maintenance work. It seems that there are still significant needs for both formats, and taking either one away would cause significant inconvenience for someone. Demian suggested that it may be best to stick with the status quo for now, especially since recent SCSS work has introduced a more flexible mechanism for working around limitations of the automatic conversion. If we are going to make a drastic change, rather than choosing between one of two fairly contemporary technologies, it may be better to wait until there is something substantially better (such as a future hypothetical development that leverages native browser support more effectively) before investing effort in this.
 ===== Next Call ===== ===== Next Call =====
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