Development IRC meeting 14 September 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.



  • 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
    • Wanted: help with LDAP patches
  • Status of roadmap projects
  • Actions from last meeting
    • ashimema needs to remove an introduced warning on bug 28854 tests (or test for its existence)
    • liliputech (deferred from previous meetingx2) discuss koha CI (docker image built + manual build) hosting on gitlab instance provided by BibLibre's partner AFI.
    • Katrin to update LTS wiki page with current information from last dev meeting
    • tcohen will make a counter proposal about public_read_list()
    • ashimema will file a bug making Koha::Object::public_read_list throw an exception
  • General development discussion (trends, ideas, ...)
    • Renaming "master" branch. To "main" for example.
    • Are we supporting MySQL? (either 5.7 or 8.0) - CI only tests MySQL 8 on main/master.
    • Can we claim ES7 support now?
  • 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.
    • Update guidelines with the replacement of jQueryUI Datepicker with flatpickr - introduced in bug 29239
      • And document the use of flatpickr in the koha community wiki
  • Set time of next meeting


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