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Add the "actor" table to the database layout documentation
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Basically, update https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Database_layout once the actor table is officially added. Which could be now, already.

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Huji created this task.Feb 24 2018, 7:17 PM
Anomie removed Anomie as the assignee of this task.Feb 26 2018, 2:00 PM
Anomie triaged this task as Low priority.
Anomie edited projects, added Documentation, good first bug; removed Epic.

Please don't randomly assign things to people without discussing it first.

Anyone can edit documentation, feel free to do so.

Huji added a comment.Feb 26 2018, 5:35 PM

Oh sorry, I used the "create subtask" function and it just copied the assignment of the parent task, and I missed it.

Huji added a comment.Mar 2 2018, 12:13 AM

Sorting the table in https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Database_layout alphabetically. I know it is annoying, but it has to be done.

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.EditedMar 2 2018, 12:20 AM

Bad wikitext is bad. This is exceptionally bad wikitext. Someone who thinks that the current unorganised list adds any value to anyone is welcome to try fixing it.

Huji added a comment.Mar 2 2018, 1:44 PM

Oh tell me about it! I have dealt with that exact table once in the past (here then here) and can tell you how aweful it is. I think the right solution is to use a Lua module instead.

Ciencia_Al_Poder closed this task as Resolved.Mar 2 2018, 3:57 PM
Ciencia_Al_Poder assigned this task to Jdforrester-WMF.

I've done the sorting, and fixed a typo

jcrespo added a subscriber: jcrespo.Jun 3 2019, 2:18 PM

Some people mentioned at T224862 that https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Image_table is outdated (maybe referencing what is canonical may be needed?). Reviewing those subpages should be filed separately or reopen here?