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Drupal.org changes for the week of 8 Sep to 14 Sep 2014

Monday, 8 Sep 2014

Anonymous page caching via CDN for api.drupal.org

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: api.drupal.org
api.drupal.org will be the first of *.drupal.org sites to receive anonymous page caching through the CDN. This anonymous page caching should bring improved site performance for anonymous requests.
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Drupal.org changes for the week of 1 Sep to 7 Sep 2014

Thursday, 4 Sep 2014

Software changes to support the new Drupal.org ToS and Privacy Policy

16:00-17:00 UTC (9-10am PDT)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org

Maintainers can give credit to organizations that support Drupal projects

This week, we added a feature to projects on Drupal.org to help highlight the contributions made by supporting organizations. Maintainers of distributions, modules, and themes can give credit to organizations that have materially contributed to projects on Drupal.org using the new “Supporting Organizations” field.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 25 Aug to 31 Aug 2014

There are no scheduled changes taking place this week.

Previous week changes

Load Balancer Rebuilds

Current status: Deployed.
Traffic has been moved to our new load balancer.
Related issues:
https://www.drupal.org/node/2087331
https://www.drupal.org/node/2260341

Drupal.org changes for the week of 18 Aug to 24 Aug 2014

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014

Load Balancer Rebuilds

August 19th 18:00 UTC (11:00 PDT)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: *.drupal.org
To finish our load balancer rebuilds, we are moving traffic from our old load balancer to our new load balancer. During this process, there may be a fifteen minute period of brief instability.
Related issues:
https://www.drupal.org/node/2087331

Introducing Drupal.org Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

UPDATE:
Terms of Service are now finalized and located at https://www.drupal.org/terms.
Privacy Policy is now finalized and located at https://www.drupal.org/privacy


Almost half a year ago, with the help of the Drupal.org Content Working Group and lawyers, the Drupal Association started working on a Drupal.org Terms of Service (ToS) and Privacy Policy. After a number of drafts and rewrites, we are now ready to introduce both documents to Drupal.org users.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 11 Aug to 17 Aug 2014

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

Move packaging from util to jenkins1

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Change affects: Drupal.org packaging
Due to a compatibility issue with older versions of wget and SNI, packaging will be moved to jenkins1. This move will get us a newer version of wget with SNI support.
Related issues:
https://www.drupal.org/node/2304983
Contact:

Drupal 7.31 and 6.33 released

Drupal 7.31 and Drupal 6.33, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.31 and Drupal 6.33 release notes for further information.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 4 Aug to 10 Aug 2014

Thursday, 7 Aug 2014

RestWS deployment

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org
A JSON API for Drupal.org, built with the RESTful Web Services module, will be made available.
Related issues:
https://www.drupal.org/node/1710850
Contact:

Drupal.org changes for the week of 28 July to 3 Aug 2014

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Semantic Versioning Cutover

09:00-11:00 PDT (15:00 - 17:00 UTC)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: git.drupal.org
Code that supports the semantic versioning of releases has been deployed. Drupal Core will branch 8.0.x from 8.x. The next tagged core release will be 8.0.0-{alpha|beta}N. A new release node will be made for the new dev branch. Issues, testbots, and other integrations will be switched to 8.0.x.
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