MDN/Archives/Community meetings/2013/2013-07-17

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The MDN community meeting takes place in the #devmo channel on at 10 AM PDT (17:00) UTC). See the meeting time in your time zone. It's open to anyone that would like to participate, so please feel free to join in!


  • Chris Mills is here!


  • Sprints
    • July 26-27, virtual-only so far. Anybody want to organize a local meetup?
      • Would like a focus on tagging NeedsLiveSamples, to use at OHM. Having the pages tagged this way will make it easier to encourage people to create samples.
    • August 30-31, virtual-only so far. Maybe not Toronto after all; it's Labour Day there.
  • Mozilla Summit, October 3-5. There will be MDN staff at all three locations, so if you are attending, please be sure to connect!
  • Outside events
    • OHM 2013, July 31 - August 4, the Netherlands. Collaboration with WebMaker on a Learn-Make-Hack-Doc workshop.
    • Congreso Universitario Movil, several events at universities across Mexico in September, with a big conference in Mexico City, October 7-11.
    • JSFoo India, 20-21 September, possibly other hack-days/doc-sprint in India.
    • Tech4Africa, Johannesburg, October 9-10, continued WebMaker collaboration. Maybe also follow-on events in Cape Town.


  • Sheppy: Working more on building macros for automatically generating things like tables of contents and indexes, along with the MDN user/editor guides.


  • We will be starting to use Trello to prioritize and track documentation projects. Details coming soon, but suggestions and input welcome. Discuss.


  • We're having problems where revisions of an article get out of order, resulting in an older version being presented to the reader (and to editors). The dev team is investigating.
  • Elastic Search based search should launch soon.
  • "Teams" support should be ready to go soon.
  • Work is underway on implementing support for presenting off-MDN content as if it were part of MDN (such as from
  • Ability to fix the source article for translated pages is in QA now.