Samvera Tech Call 2020-05-06

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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: Jeremy Friesen (tamsin woosubbing)

Notetaker: Thomas Scherz (maxsubbing)



  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. Deprecate/remove Hyrax.config.permission_levels, .owner_permission_levels, and .permission_options? (tamsin woo )
        1. Internationalization for names for Access permissions does not actually work, is misleading. 
        2. Would like to deprecate them - will send an email to group to get more eyes on it
        3. (Parking lot - permissions working group is defunct, did not provide deliverables)
    3. Call for contributions: Hyrax Health Check (tamsin woo )
      1. What types of health checks are people interested in seeing in Hyrax out of the box? 
      2. Example for Solr health check on Hyrax - 
    4. Samvera help follow-up
      1. No outstanding issues
    5. Pull request review
        1. Some existing questions about backwards compatibility
        2. Request for unit tests for new method
  3. Moderator & notetaker for next time
    1. Moderator: Lynette Rayle
    2. Notetaker: max
  4. After call, this week's notetaker should create the agenda for the next call:
    1. Open template agenda titled "Samvera Tech Call 2020-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: 2020
    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: