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Developers Meeting on Weds, March 5, 2014


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. Quick announcements/notes:
    1. 4.1 is available! Thanks all!
    2. Tim will be out again on March 12 (next week), at the DuraSpace Sponsors Meeting.  Volunteer to lead meeting?
  2. Other topics to bring up for discussion? Possible recent discussions/to-do's:
    1. "Let's talk about Features" Meeting idea (3rd meeting per month) starting in March?  We did this adhoc in Feb with the Audio/Video Streaming (RTMP, HLS, DASH) Support discussion.
    2. "Requiring Documentation before a PR can be merged". See: New Contribution Template
    3. A Release Schedule Template
  3. Other topics?

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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