Meeting Notes: Feb 15 2007 - Gallery Codex
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Meeting Notes: Feb 15 2007

From Gallery Codex

Project Tasks

Gallery 2.2

  • Security audit blocker done
  • mindless may look at Gallery2:2.2_Release_Blockers#Bug:_JavaScript_issues_with_Java_Applets blocker
  • How do we guide more users to the DP / plugins page?
    • should we put a big banner on Site Admin -> General?
    • plugins link is not obvious enough
    • bharat will add a note in AdminPlugins and maybe in AdminCore
  • WebDAV / HTTPauth: progress, but slow
    • jablko will spend next 3 days on this
  • Feedback from microsoft about IIS/fastcgi/phpcgi, valiant/h0bbel still working with microsoft, valiant updated known issues
    • MS won't support php-cgi so we have to ask all php-cgi users to switch
    • Waiting on a link from MS to a page which says that they don't support it
    • maybe post their email in our forums and link to that?
  • Now also asking microsoft about webdav
    • waiting for a reply from MS
    • valiant has a workaround for bug with MS web folders not handling PUT requests properly
  • abandoned mysql/utf-8 upgrade bug
  • bharat will pay for security audit


  • No updates this week, still waiting on rosetta request for translation group


  • ckdake/bharat heard from a college student who wants to use gallery as part of his doc writing thesis work so we may have a new docwriter shortly
  • mindless updated a-f module docs on codex

G2 Usability

  • 600 people took the survey, it's down now and Katrin will email the resuts when she does all the calculations

Theme contest

  • contest ends today. Joe7 will summarize to -core.

Gallery Foundation

  • bharat will not submit 1099s for 2006, but will do it starting in 2007
  • may need to form for-profit corporation to lower tax liability on ads/affiliate income, SPI may be able to help with this
  • schultmc now Deputy Treasurer of SPI
  • still need to work on routing donation income directly to SPI
    • schultmc will work on for-profit corp soon


  • gmc upgraded to PHP 5.2, Drupal 5.1, MediaWiki 1.9.2
  • trip_search is back online
  • lingering issue with paid support module sending blank/truncated emails and occasionally leaving blank entries in the database

Gallery 1

  • no updates this week (but there has been a lot of development)
  • bharat/jens will initiate security audit for G1

Action Items

  • joe7 will summarize theme results to core
  • mindless will work on Gallery2:2.2_Release_Blockers#Bug:_JavaScript_issues_with_Java_Applets blocker
  • bharat will pay for G2 security audit
  • bharat/jens will iniate security audit for G1
  • jablko/valiant to continue work on webdav/httpauth based blockers for RC-2
  • bharat to work on DP and applet blockers
  • schultmc to scan PC Magazine article about Gallery and cover of Information Week