Announce the new map style and vector tiles to the mapping community
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Description

Background
As we're getting closer to releasing the new tile vectors and map styles, we'll need to let the mapping community know! :)

Success criteria
The map-related communities are notified (and in some cases reminded) of the coming style changes. Suggested venues:
maps-l
discovery-l
wikitech-l
Wikipedia Village Pump Technical
Wikivoyage Traveler's Pub (or local variant)
WikiProject Maps (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q5497094)

Draft: <link goes here>

Timeline
Q2 Nov-Dec 2017

debt created this task.Oct 17 2017, 7:23 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptOct 17 2017, 7:23 PM

@debt Do you need CL help with this?

CKoerner_WMF updated the task description. (Show Details)
CKoerner_WMF moved this task from ToDo to Discovery on the Readers-Community-Engagement board.
CKoerner_WMF lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Low.Nov 16 2017, 8:49 PM
CKoerner_WMF lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.Dec 22 2017, 6:29 PM
CKoerner_WMF lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Low.Jan 8 2018, 9:54 PM
CKoerner_WMF lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.Apr 4 2018, 8:48 PM

@Pnorman do you know when the new styles will be in production?

Kocio added a subscriber: Kocio.May 2 2018, 11:48 PM
mxn added a subscriber: mxn.May 8 2018, 6:38 AM

@CKoerner_WMF We're leaving this open as it's assigned to you, but you'll need to figure out some action here.

Mholloway moved this task from Backlog to To-do on the Maps-Sprint board.Jul 3 2018, 4:58 PM

just pinging @CKoerner_WMF because I'm going to be closing the parent task and we're likely to get questions then.

Elitre added a subscriber: Elitre.Jul 4 2018, 12:23 PM

I understand that documentation/communication is in the works.

Hey @CKoerner_WMF should we close this or are you using it to track sending the other communication?

CKoerner_WMF closed this task as Declined.Aug 14 2018, 3:21 PM

We can't deploy the new map styles at the moment. We do have an update page on the status if people ask. I'm declining for now.

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Maps/Status_of_map_styles

debt added a comment.Aug 16 2018, 4:58 PM

Thanks for writing and posting that note, @CKoerner_WMF