Development IRC meeting 12 October 2022

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The #koha IRC channel (IRC server

If you don't have an IRC client you can join the meeting using your web browser by setting up a matrix account with element or anonymously.



  • Introductions (please use "#info" in front of your introduction to have it show up in the automatic minutes)
  • Announcements
  • Update from the Release manager (22.11)
  • Updates from the Release Maintainers
  • Updates from the QA team
  • Status of roadmap projects
  • Actions from last meeting
    • tcohen to schedule/call a "CSRF day" to work on related patches together
    • cait /Katrin to update LTS wiki page with current information from last dev meeting
    • ashimema will file a bug making Koha::Object::public_read_list throw an exception
    • tcohen draft proposal for master→main change and draft of action list
    • thd give their two cents on bug 31150 in order to tilt the scale to on side.
    • tuxayo ask on the mailing list « are we supporting MySQL? (either 5.7 or 8.0) - CI only tests MySQL 8 on main/master. »
      • Done
    • tuxayo can for volunteers on the mailing list to «Update coding guidelines with the replacement of jQueryUI Datepicker with flatpickr - introduced in bug 29239. And document the usage in the wiki. cc Aleisha who had trouble with using flatpickr for the detail of what is missing»
      • Done
    • tuxayo maybe create a ticket for updating the guidelines about flatpickr
  • General development discussion (trends, ideas, ...)
    • Bug 31674 - We need a template/guideline around how to consistently form our modals
    • git-bz is stuck on Python 2 which went end of life on January 1st 2020.. should we start to consider alternatives?
  • Review of coding guidelines
    • SQL8 of our coding guidelines state that SQL should not be in .pl, but should be in the module in C4 or Koha. This would mean that SQL in the Koha namespace is allowed and there is no mention of DBIC in the coding guidelines right now.
  • Set time of next meeting


Please list your name here if you would like to attend but cannot make this meeting

  • Katrin Fischer


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