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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: Tom Johnson

Notetaker: Jamie Little



  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. Reorganizing Samvera and Hyrax GitHub groups (Tom Johnson )
      1. We use these groups to tag in relevant users (e.g. hyrax-repo-managers), but they are unmaintained
      2. How can we get/keep them up to date?
    3. Valkyrie Indexing Adapters in Hyrax (Tom Johnson )
    4. GeoWorks Status and Call for Deprecation (James R. Griffin III)
    5. Follow-up on CFP for Documentation Interest Group (Andrew Myers)
      1. we have enough to get started, but feel free to add your name.
      2. Expect announcement later this week via standard communication channels.
    6. CFP for Hyrax Permissions Working Group (Chris Colvard)
      1. Hyrax Permissions Working Group (HPWG)
    7. add agenda item here
  3. Moderator & notetaker for next time
    1. Moderator:
    2. Notetaker:
  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:
    2. PR review coordinator for next time: 


GitHub Groups in Samvera org

  • Groups haven't been maintained and people in the groups may be out of date
  • How can we maintain these lists so we aren't spamming folks?
  • GitHub calls these 'teams'.
  •  Maybe have product owners handle team membership
  • Are these used to manage permissions?
    Tom may send out a message to community to gather interest for maintaining these groups Valkyrie Indexing Adapters in Hyrax

 Valkyrie Indexing adapter is on master


Documentation Interest Group

  • 9 respondents
  • Two folks volunteered, 5 maybe, 2 no
  • Charter will be sent out sometime this week

Hyrax Permissions Group CFP

  • Call for people to participate
  • Originated at a Samvera Connect unconference
  • Looking for developers that would like to create a plan of action
  • Looking to start soon

Core components group is looking for a chair.

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