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Extensions needing to be removed from Wikimedia wikis
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Every extension costs money:

  • … to keep developers around who know roughly how it works and how to fix it when it breaks, when it needs updating, when there's a security issue;
  • … to keep in mind when documenting things, as we have to add yet one more thing to the list of specialist things people may inquire about;
  • … to keep in mind when changing things, as we have to work around this, make sure we don't break it, and consider whether we'd need to alter it to compensate; and
  • … to run the code, including the (even the code checking whether to run the code is a little bit of a server and user performance cost – to put it bluntly, every page on every wiki is a little slower because we haven't removed this code yet).

After undeploying an extension,

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Thank you for creating this tracking bug :D

Suggest to use #Extensions-to-remove please?

Suggest to use #Extensions-to-remove please?

No need.

Because on June 30, 2018, the Education Extension will be shut down.Education_Extension_scheduled_shutdown, Wikimedia outreach. so that i think special pages related to it should be removed from preference panel (this one for example).

Change 452181 had a related patch set uploaded (by Amire80; owner: Amire80):
[translatewiki@master] Move DisableAccount and RelatedSites to the Legacy group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/452181

Change 452181 merged by jenkins-bot:
[translatewiki@master] Move DisableAccount and RelatedSites to the Legacy group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/452181

Aklapper updated the task description. (Show Details)
Aklapper updated the task description. (Show Details)

Unfortunately we lost those pages that document our activities without any back-up :( that is really sad news 😭