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Upcoming communications

  • Beta 3 may be released this month
  • Other communications?
Heather, CarolEnd of June
  • Aiming for DSpace 7 Beta 3 release
,
  • at end of June  or beginning of July
  • Timeline slipping and working to correct
  • Perhaps changing/eliminating Beta 3 features to speed up release
  • Protocol on releases has been that Tim sends announcement and we pick it up, light edit, Carol Minton Morris sends through LYRASIS channels
  • Bram Luyten (Atmire) will create lightning videos of key Beta 3 features to include
  • Maureen Walsh presented at OR2020 Repository Rodeo about DSpace 7, but no mention of planned final production release date
  • Heather presented at SMIRC
Working

Planning for DSpace 7 final release:

Tim confirmed that testathon will happen as it has in past releases. That will provide some amount of time to create materials and have them translated in preparation for a release at the same time.

  • Where do we start in creating a workflow for this process? 
  • What can this group do now, and what do we need others to do?
Heather, Carol
  • National User Group coordinators will assist in making the release truly global
  • Translations and timing on hold because the final release date is unknown
  • Translating important wiki content into Spanish is underway by the Spanish-speaking user group
  • What language plug-ins are available for the wiki?
  • Plug-ins are available and can be installed
  • This article from Nov 2019 comes from the Atlassian support pages
  • https://confluence.atlassian.com/confkb/how-can-i-translate-confluence-page-content-345637421.html
  • Glossary
  • pages
  • are
  • needed
  • to
  • support
  • translations
    Testathons
  • are
  • scheduled about
  • 2
  • weeks
til release
Get
Need to use the endorsements we
  • before release (varies)
  • Need to consider how to use the DSpace 7 endorsements we collected
  • Encourage
  • upgrades
  • of
  • current
  • DSpace
  • 6
  • to
  • DSpace
  • 7.
  • Could
  • we
  • launch
  • a
  • communication
  • campaign,
  • who
  • could
  • we
  • reach?
  • Possible
  • opportunity
  • to
  • look
  • for
  • an
  • upgrade
  • to
  • 6
  • migration
  • grant
  • Long
  • timeline;
  • bring
  • to
  • internal
  • DSpace
  • meetings
  • Catalyst
  • Fund
  • application
  • process
  • has
  • concluded
  • for
  • 2020
  • Possible
  • promotion
  • of
  • Cat
  • Fund
  • to
  • DSpace
  • community
  • for
  • 2021
  • for
  • innovative
  • DSpace
  • uses
    • Campaign
    • for
    • upgrade
    • to
6 appropriate
    • 6 inappropriate at this time
  • Possible
  • source
  • for
immediate
  • immediate migration from early versions of DSpace to 6 or 7 funding:
    • upgrade
    • to
    • DSpace
    • 6
    • campaign
    • so
    • that
    • you
    • can
    • easily
    • upgrade
    • to
    • DSpace
    • 7?
    • Upgrade
    • to
    • DSpace
    • 6
    • is
    • a
    • good
    • way
    • to
    • prepare
    • for
    • DSpace
    • 7
    • Users
    • likely
    • to
    • wait
    • for
    • DSpace
    • 7
    • Many issues: languages and more
  • DSpace
  • 6.4
  • is
  • a
  • good
  • and
  • stable
  • release
  • but
  • UI
advances is limited
Providers could put an upgrade
  • together?
    Existing
      • Unlikely, existing customizations
      • are
      • an
      • issue
      • with
      • upgrades,
      • expensive
    • How
    • to
    • help
    • users
    • wrap
    • their
    • brains
    • around
    • the
    • new
    • UI
    • possibilities?
      • Possible
      • DSpace
      • 7
      • implementation
      • stumbling
      • block.
      • What
      • needs
      • to
      • be
      • considered
      • philosophically?

    Spanish User Group report, wiki translation project

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