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Meeting ID: 613 720 745

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Meeting ID: 613 720 745 (US West) (US East) (China) (India) (EMEA) (Australia) (Hong Kong) (Brazil) (Canada)


Time: 9:00am PDT / Noon EDT

Moderator: LaRita Robinson

Notetaker: Julie Allinson



  1. Roll call by timezone per following order - ensure notetaker is present (moderator)

    1. folks outside North and South America

    2. Eastern timezone

    3. Central timezone

    4. Mountain timezone

    5. Pacific timezone

    6. folks who were missed or who dialed in during roll call

    7. Remind everyone to sign in on agenda.
    8. Welcome all newcomers!
  2. Agenda (moderator)
    1. Call for new agenda items (moderator)
    2. PR review sessions (Andrew Myers)
      1. These have been taking place after tech calls, informally.
      2. Have been successful! Insomuch as we get eyes on PRs and have merged quite a few.
      3. Can we formalize it just a little more, and set up the expectation that they will occur and that somebody will facilitate?
    3. Recap of Hyrax + Valkyrie discussion (Andrew Myers)
      1. Important discussion that will have an impact on upcoming Hyrax development for some time.
      2. How do we go about adding Valkyrie support in Hyrax?
  3. Moderator & notetaker for next time
    1. Moderator: 
    2. Notetaker: 
    3. PR Review Coordinator:
  4. After call, this week's notetaker should create the agenda for the next call:
    1. Open template agenda titled "Samvera Tech Call 2018-xx-xx"

    2. Click on ... in the top right corner, and select copy.
    3. Popup will open for location. It should contain: 
      1. Space: Samvera
      2. Parent page: 2018
    4. Select copy. New page should be created.
    5. Modify the title to remove "copy of", update it with the next date, add moderator, notetaker, and any carry-over agenda info. Click Publish.


2b PR Sessions

Suggestion to formalize the PR review to start immediately after the tech call, to be finished by 1pm (Eastern)

Effort to prioritize what will be look at would be very welcome

2c Hyrax/Valkyrie

Discussion at SC2018: "how do we get Valkyre into Hyrax in the most sane way";

2 competing thoughts - allow support with or without deprecation (the side-by-side or dual-support option)

Tom - group formulating to survey what people need

Discussion re dev congress on this topic in the Winter

Document from follow up meeting floating around Tom Johnson

3. Moderator (Jim Coble); Notetaker (Phil Suda); PR Coordinator (Andrew Myerstoday

PR Co-ordinator next call Tom Johnson

PR Revew Session Notes

  1. PRs Reviewed:
    1. - stale
    2. - stale
    3. - stale
    4. - stale
    5. - stale
    6. - determined a path forward based on feedback, assigned Randall Floyd
    7. - stale
    8. - ongoing feedback, waiting for response
    9. - reviewed and merged!
  2. We didn't spend much time on PRs marked "stale" by Stalebot. We opted to let Stalebot do it's job, which is to mark things as stale, and close them after a period of time (30 days i think).
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