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Notes for Weekly OSP Conference Call on 12-19-2011

In attendance:
Noah Botimer, University of Michigan
Dave McPherson, Virginia Tech
Nancy O'Laughlin,University of Delaware
Debbie Runshe, Indiana University
Janice Smith, Three Canoes
Lynn Ward, Indiana University

1. Community Updates
    * Teaching and Learning (T&L) Group.
          o TWSIA Award
        + Draft Rubric; plans will be wrapped up in the next few weeks; there will be a separate award for portfolio.

        + Nominations for Portfolio Judges: Darren Cambridge (willing to be nominated), Paul Treuer, U of Minnesota-Duluth (too busy), Marij Veugleurs, U of Amstermdam (yet to be asked)       + other potential judges to be contacted: Trent Batson, Bret Eynon, Helen Chen, Tracy Penny Light, Kathleen Yancy
    * Portfolio Visioning.
          o Portfolio Visioning for Sakai OAE.
        + Next meeting, Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 4:00-5:00pm EST, will be Visioning/Minispecs meeting to discuss our contribution to OAE and portfolio representative on URG.
          o Portfolio Reports.
          o Portfolio Minispecs. - See Portfolio Visioning above.
    * OSP Help
          o Update documentation.
          o Accessing 2.6 Help
          o Completing 2.8 Help - Janice Smith to begin working on revisions, starting from Robin Hill's work.
          o Planning for 2.9 Help
    * Upgrading OSP pages on the Sakai Project website.
          o Enhanced content and links to tool description and resources needed. - Janice Smith will continue development on this task.
          o Link to OSP Community Directory. - Are there potential new users for OSP? Perhaps there will be with the OAE hybrid implementation.
    * Consider deprecating and/or removing from the tool list in the site.template.portfolio realm the Wizards tool. - Charles Hedrick at Rutgers was contacted. Announcement sent to list, reply due by January 13, 2012.
          o Wizard tool
          o Design Your Own Portfolio function hidden.
          o Portfolio Layouts hidden.
          o Make sure that there is Help available to assist people in turning these features back on.
    * Back burner items for future discussion - no additional information at this time.
          o Recruiting OSP resources for QA or other activities
          o Planning for Sakai 2012 Conference. (Find or make OSP Community banner for Tech Demo.)
          o Discussion of ways to alert Sakai Foundation leaders of the need to persuade Sakai (portfolio-using) institutions to put more funding into java developers working with OSP.
          o Response to Ian Dolphin's request for feedback from the OSP Community
          o Possible occasional discussion of implementation, performance, and teaching and learning issues at our various institutions

2. 2.9 QA Status Test Scripts, OSP QA 2.9 Signups with links to test scripts.
          o Test Fest occurred last week during OSP Community Call; additional testing is needed; beta release date possibly in February.
    * Resolved issues for 2.9. We need to go through this list to determine which issues need further explanation in order to clarify what needs to be tested.
    * High Priority Issues
          o Issues related to IE may be resolved soon; may be related to scroll bars and adoption of CK editor for OSP; Chuck Severance has looked at this issue and most areas have been resolved; extra scroll bar may be seen in testing and should be reported so that the CK editor can be re-sized, resolving this issue.
          o Layout issues have not been investigated; may be more evidence that tools need to be deprecated and/or removed.

3. Sakai/OSP Maintenance Status (Bug fixes can be verified on the following QA servers Nightly Build (HSQLDB) or Nightly build (Oracle)). - no additional information at this time.
    * SAK-18766 Erratic Stickiness of Group and User, No page update after Manage Status in Matrices tool (UMICH).

4. Sakai Development Status (next major release cycle). - no additional information at this time.
    * SAK-19184 OSP Tools don't respect language/locale preferences (only when English is not the default locale) - Part 2.
    * SAK-16693 Roster Synchronization (pending adding optional flag, branch, test server review and trunk merge).
    * SAK-19469 Allow coordinators to view unpublished forms added/owned by another coordinator
    * SAK-19466 Unpublished forms not available to other coordinators in Portfolio Templates tool

5. OSP Community Prioritization of Open Issues. - no additional information at this time.
    * OSP Jira FIlters.

6. OSP Reports Update and Continuing Issues. - no additional information at this time.

7. OSP Performance Issues. - no additional information at this time.
    * SAK-20715 Matrices slow to load.

8. On the back burner. - no additional information at this time.
    * Independent OSP release cycle: action items moving forward.

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