Committers Call 2012-06-25


  • Moderator: Jessie Keck (Stanford)
  • Notetaker: Justin Coyne (MediaShelf)
  • Simon Lamb (Hull)
  • Adam Wead (Rockhall)
  • Rick Johnson (ND)
  • Jeremy Friesen (ND)
  • Dan Coughlin (Penn)
  • Mike Stroming (Northwesterd)
  • Dan Brubaker-Horst (ND)
  • Chris (Stanford)
  • Michael (Stanford)
  • Naomi (Stanford)
  • Mike Giarlo (Penn)


  1. Call for Agenda items
  2. Rick Johnson: Introduce Jeremy Friesen, new rails developer at ND that will be focused on Hydra related dev
    1. Starts July 1st.
    2. Will help out on gem development.
    3. Been at ND from 3 years, transfer from marketing and communications to the library.
    4. Lots of Rails experience.
  3. Next call
    1. Date: July 16th is the next meeting ( Next week is Independence Day holiday.  9th is OR.)
    2. Moderator: Chris Beer
    3. Notetaker: Adam Wead
  4. ActiveFedora 4.3 was released last week
    1. SimpleDatastream added 
    2. A number of deprecations 
    3. delegate_to method added by Adam
    4. 5.x work can begin on trunk
  5. Hydra-Head 4.1 to be released
    1. waiting on Blacklight 3.5
    2. Likely the last minor release of the 4.x series
    3. Once done, 5.x work will begin on trunk
    4. Wait on helper deprecations.  Chris might get to this this week.
  6. Adam had problem with some methods that use active_fedora_model_s, but sometimes that field isn't created.   We decided we'll change the code to us has_model_s
  1. Recent emails to the list ; topics raised in IRC
  2. very near term work
  3. Jira
    1. Unassigned Version tickets no more – let's assign versions to 5 of them this call:
    2. Jira Weekly Round up from Sprint for June 25 (today):