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Developers Meeting on Weds, November 20, 2013


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. DSpace 4.0 Status & Testathon progress.  Status check on 4.0 issues (~2 weeks till our tentatively scheduled final release)
    1. We still have a long list of "Fix for: 4.0":
      1. Though, I suspect some of these could be rescheduled, as they are "known issues" prior to 4.0 as well.
    2. DS-1621 - Getting issue details... STATUS - Seems high priority to fix.
    3. DS-1776 - Getting issue details... STATUS - Another high priority issue
    4. DS-1749 - Getting issue details... STATUS and DS-1788 - Getting issue details... STATUS
    5. : Needs a review for 4.0, as it fixes DS-1483 - Getting issue details... STATUS issue.  This is another request from Google to improve indexing in Google Scholar.
    6. Other specific tickets to follow up on? Issues? Questions?
    7. DSpace 4.0 Tasks
  2. Search Interfaces (possibly standardizing on Discovery as the interface, with multiple providers)
    1. In DSpace 4.0, Discovery is enabled by default
    2. What do we want to do about plain-Lucene support?
      1. Option 1: Deprecate it in 4.0, and remove entirely in 5.0
      2. Option 2: Rewrite it so that it can be another provider behind Discovery (alongside Solr and possibly ES)
    3. For 5.0, we could also tentatively plan to release a Discovery on Elastic Search option

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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