Maintainer’s Call 17th May 2022



:tv: Google meet room:

If you’d like access to the google meet room, send a message to the @maintainers group.

:writing_hand: Who will take notes? :raised_hands:
To take notes, all’s you got to do is make a riseup note pad here:

Today’s Riseup pad: Riseup Pad

Attending (initials only): FJ, DL, SM
Apologies (initials only):


:speaking_head: Anyone needs any specific time to discuss ongoing work?

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:file_cabinet: Fredrik files (review of recent releases , active dev tasks/bugs)

What’s on the horizon?
Description: Learn more about new Hypha development

  • Hypha development · GitHub

  • pre-populated determination forms, separate review forms for AC and staff, pagination/skip logic, function to preview application before submitting, reporting, finance, AND SO MUCH MORE!

  • Steering more resources and time towards the sandbox/demo site, technical documentation, etc.

  • Building new Projects page for invoicing, contracting

  • Ongoing GitHub maintenance

  • rebasing, grooming, triage

  • onboarding/offboarding repo access

Community Engagement
Description: Events, documentation, communication updates

  • OTF will onboard a new technical documentation writer this summer (ie identify deployment challenges)

  • GiFs for sharing instructions

  • NEW ways to contribute to documentation!

  • Bernard + Jim at ARDC due to meet to talk about their ongoing improvement work.

  • Introduced Hypha to new adopters at Ariadne Network (ie Ariadne Network [])

  • Latest Adopter digest: Adopters Newsletter #2 Q2 2022 · HyphaApp/hypha Wiki · GitHub → Please add your updates directly to the newsletter or share updates here

  • Other potential events on a quarterly basis:

  • skillshares/workshops

  • Presentations from other funders as they consider adopting new technology, including application platforms

Description : Space to discuss processes and feature development that are rough around the edges and new designs

  • Pull Request Review
  • Our ethos is people over process as we triage bug reports and review pull requests from contributors
  • Hypha Test Kitchen (move fast and bake things!) - opportunity to try out features that are still rough around the edges.

Description: Ongoing operations to sustain Hypha

  • Maintainers meeting move to 11am eastern/5pm central european time?
  • Monthly Adopter call will go on summer hiatus. Maintainers need to focus on technical documentation, hypha summit planning, and assessing adopter needs
  • Ongoing maintenance of public information this summer:
  • Website, rebasing/milestone instructions, FAQ
  • Proposal to pause Monthly Adopter calls for summer hiatus - we will resume September. However, we will be reaching out to adopters this summer…
  • This summer we will assess gaps, share knowledge, and exchange ideas. This summer is an opportunity regroup!
  • We want to ensure engagement with adopters align with needs.



  • Technical documentation


  • Technical documentation

  • Hypha Summit planning


  • Hypha Summit
    :business_suit_levitating: Any Other Business or ‘Proposals ongoing’

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:page_facing_up: Notes (Copy paste from Riseup pad once meeting is over. Please anonymise any names)

I’m also taking a short hiatus from Hypha while contracting is sorted out. I will continue reading the forums and github site, but will hold most responses for now.

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