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Developers Meeting on Weds, December 18, 2013


Regular Items

  • "JIRA Backlog Hour" : Every Weds at 19:00UTC in #dspace IRC we will be working together to tackle our JIRA Backlog of "Received" tickets. This regular meeting will continue until we've been able to catch up on our backlog.

Discussion Topics

  1. DSpace 4.0 Release Wrap-Up
    1. First, thanks to the 4.0 Release Team & everyone else!
    2. Any thoughts on the release process (from RT or anyone else)? Anything to learn from? Improve upon in the future?
    3. Other final thoughts?
  2. Developer Meeting schedule over the holidays.  Our next two meetings fall on USA Holidays.
    1. Dec 25 - Christmas holiday.  No meeting.
    2. Jan 1 - New Years holiday. No meeting.
    3. Our next official IRC meeting will be on Weds Jan 8 at 20:00 UTC
    4. Note: Tim is on vacation from Dec 24 through Jan 2. Returning to work on Jan 3.

Additional Ongoing Topics

  1. Brainstorming Features/Changes for future. Can we work towards development teams around any of these projects?
    • Larger DSpace projects which seem to have a lot of recent support:
      • Moving towards a Common "Business Logic" / Business Services API. (I.e. avoiding duplication of business logic in all UIs)
      • Metadata For All (i.e. metadata on all objects), SubTopic: Getting us up-to-date how we use Dublin Core / DCMI. (Support from DCAT)
      • AuthN & AuthZ issues, including: DS-1566 and developer meeting on May 2, 2012
    • Other DSpace projects receiving mention recently

Individual Status Updates

If you have status items to report, please enter them below at least 1 hour before the meeting starts.

Meeting Notes

Meeting Transcript

Action Items

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