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Community Notes


  • Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)

  • Rob Kaufman

  • Rebekah Kati

  • Lynette Rayle

  • Heather Greer Klein

  • Christine Peterson



  • Hyrax Maintenance Working Group update - Julie Hardesty

    • Sprint experiences

      • Had several pledge experiences so far

      • 2 devs from U of Michigan

        • Need more work to smooth getting started and select issues

      • Hyrax Development Guide is going to be where we direct folks to work

    • Hyrax-Valkyrization Community Effort - March 7-18, 2022

      • Big push with Princeton directing the effort (thanks Lynette!)

      • - get this to pass all the tests!

      • Collection branding and batch edit are on the back burner

      • May make batch edit off by default and behind a feature flag in order to release

    • In search of next Hyrax PO

      • This search is on-going

      • Goal is to identify someone by summer

      • The Hyrax Tech lead discussion will help make this a more attractive role 

    • Hyrax Tech lead

      • This is being discussed with partners this Friday as a part time paid position

  • Topics and Projects

    • Samvera Developer Onboarding Working Group

      • Getting started today!

    • Hyku news

      • Hyku 4 will be released as soon as we finish the release notes. Testing is complete and we’re just wrapping up migration instructions.

        • Cross-tenet searching to group tenets

        • More configurable settings via UI, syncing up Solr variables with Hyrax

      • Redoing Hyrax 3 upgrade for Hyku next (could go with next Hyrax release if that is coming soon)

  • Questions?

    • Facilitator for May Dev Congress needed!

    • Hyrax Sticker Form Alert!

      • Order your stickers now!! Includes new Hyrax Maintenance sticker!

    • Migration path to Valk Hyrax - still needed and will have to figure out after current sprint work

      • Rob has some migration planning that involves live work to ready Fedora 4 objects and put into Fedora 6 or Postgres

  • Next meeting: Wednesday, April 13, 11:30am Eastern