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Change the default mode of <gallery> tags to mode=packed on English Wikipedia
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Per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(proposals)/Archive_133#RFC%253A_should_galleries_use_mode.3Dpacked_by_default.3F there's clearly overwhelming support for this (with a few holdouts). It's time to finally make the new code the default, and then fix any issues.

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Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as Medium priority.
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Change 301129 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester):
Change default gallery mode to 'packed' on the English Wikipedia

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/301129

Any updates on progress?

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I believe this is close to being ready to be merged in. I'm tagging this with sprint 80 for Reading Web for Tracking, and will ask @Jdforrester-WMF if the merges can happen during that sprint.

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2016-10-26T23:18:01Z] <dereckson@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/InitialiseSettings-labs.php: Test setting gallery config differently on Beta Cluster enwiki (T141349, 1/2, no-op in prod) (duration: 00m 49s)

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2016-10-26T23:19:23Z] <dereckson@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/CommonSettings.php: Test setting gallery config differently on Beta Cluster enwiki (T141349, 2/2) (duration: 00m 45s)

Sorry for forgetting about this.

This change is now live on the Beta Cluster version of the English Wikipedia. See https://en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Lion#Reproduction_and_life_cycle for an un-typed gallery that's now using mode=packed rather than mode=traditional, for instance.

If this is OK, please confirm, and then we can move ahead with deploying to production.

I don't see it working at that link? Is it turned back off?

I don't see it working at that link? Is it turned back off?

Comparison (old) version of the real article is https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lion&oldid=651089584#Reproduction_and_life_cycle — and so:

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MarkTraceur moved this task from Untriaged to Tracking on the Multimedia board.Dec 2 2016, 9:17 PM

Any updates on this?
Can we move this to production?

Any updates?
What's blocking us doing this?
Who's planning to do this?

Jdforrester-WMF removed Jdforrester-WMF as the assignee of this task.Mar 29 2018, 2:53 PM
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This is still lingering in beta configs. If it's a dead issue, I'd rather revert the beta changes than keep things out of sync for another 2 years. I don't see the difference in rendering, btw.