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Announce the new 2017 wikitext editor
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Tell the communities that the 2017 wikitext editor is available for testing as a Beta Feature.

  • ML/Newsletter etc. definitely.
  • Blog post possibly.

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How about a Tech Talk? and/or an office hour?

I think a recorded Tech Talk focusing on demoing the product would be very useful. An IRC office hour when most people haven't seen or used the new editor probably less so.

I think a recorded Tech Talk focusing on demoing the product would be very useful. An IRC office hour when most people haven't seen or used the new editor probably less so.

Agree.

@Elitre tech talk is a great idea.

@Jdforrester-WMF, when can I sign you up for a Tech Talk on the subject? Thanks.

Just for clarity, who is actually assigned to this task?

Whatamidoing-WMF renamed this task from Announce the new wikitext editor to Announce the new 2017 wikitext editor.Sep 20 2016, 1:13 PM
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This has been mentioned in the October newsletter: T148215: Write October 2016 newsletter for VisualEditor

Elitre's busy breaking the multilingual script's translation limits on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Newsletter/2016/October

So far, 25 translations have been started.