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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: Andrew Myers

Notetaker: Thomas Scherz



  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. Hyrax/Valkyrie (Wings) — Dev Congress Report Out (Tom Johnson)
      1. Longer report coming.
      2. Recap: Model Alignment
        1. Translators and Mixins are built that dynamically handle the Valkyrie calls for most models. (Carolyn)
        2. Eventually code new models with Valkyrie::Base calls.
        3. Re-write models sooner than later vs. Hyrax specific API bridging?
      3. Recap:  How do we merge Valkyrie into Hyrax without breaking?
        1. Hyrax gets Valkyrie adapter.
        2. Hyrax changes Active Fedora to Valkyrie calls.
        3. Proof of Concept with Save call in Actor Stack was successful.
        4. Do this inline with directory lib/wings until transition is complete.
        5. Thanks to Trey, Carolyn, and the Circle CI group. (
      4. Next Steps:
        1. Work scheduled with committed resources in 4 sprints.
        2. Compile group in the next month.  Two Sprints.  Break.  Two Sprints.
        3. Technically :  Move adapter code into lib/wings directory and work through replacing Active Fedora calls.
    3. What to do about `engine_cart` (Tom Johnson)
      1. the hyrax build is broken due to
        1. is broken
        2. Generate rails app then modify Gemfile for sqlite
      2. engine_cart makes this very hard to fix
      3. how can we fix the build?
        1. Gemfile extra approach
        2. Add generator code to control sqlite.  (engine_cart breaks before generator run)
        3. Not using engine_cart in CI process
          1. Writing line by line generation
          2. Examine how we did previously with Sufia
          3. Take it to Slack.
    4. Valkyrie Promotion (Carolyn Cole)
      1. 3 adopters (Princeton, PSU, Hyrax)
      2. Concerns around resourcing. 
      3. Good to get it promoted before 2.0.
      4. Feedback welcome.
    5. Hydra-Head 10.6.1 Released - Fixes
      1. Important fix around access controls.
  3. Moderator & notetaker for next time
    1. Moderator: Jim Coble
    2. Notetaker: LaRita Robinson
  4. After call, this week's notetaker should create the agenda for the next call:
    1. Open template agenda titled "Samvera Tech Call 2019-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: 2019
    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.
  5. PR Review
    1. Review issues:  Postponed due engine_cart problems.
    2. PR review coordinator for next time: 


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