LiquidThreads has been live for a long time, however we have some potential replacements candidates now (e.g. StructuredDiscussions), and having to maintain 2 alternatives is wasteful for our limited resources.
Developers/Maintainers says "translatewiki.net staff (de facto)"
Number, severity, and age of known and confirmed security issues
Nothing in particular.
Was it a cause of production outages or incidents?
Does it have sufficient hardware resources for now and the near future (to take into account expected usage growth)?
Is it a frequent cause of monitoring alerts that need action, and are they addressed timely and appropriately?
When it was first deployed to Wikimedia production
Usage statistics based on audience(s) served
Actively used on enwikinews and enwiktionary, abandoned on huwiki (last thread modification dates back to May 2017).
Outside Wikimedia, it's actively used on several large or mid-sized recently upgraded wikis such as translatewiki.net, UserBase KDE, elinux.org, TTP, thwiki.cc and wikiskripta; it still stores significant history on bayernflora, wikimini.org, PortlandWiki, PC gaming wiki.
Changes committed in last 1, 3, 6, and 12 months
1 month: 1.
3 months: 8.
6 months: 14.
12 months: 30+.
Reliance on outdated platforms
- jQuery UI
Number of developers who committed code in the last 1, 3, 6, and 12 months
1 month: 1.
3 months: 7.
6 months: 9.
12 months: 10.
Number and age of open patches
3, dating back to July 2017
Number and age of open bugs
200+, dating back to 2008
Number of known dependencies?
Is there a replacement/alternative for the feature? Is there a plan for a replacement?
There is Structured Discussions (Flow). We don't need to maintain two things that do the same.