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MarcoAurelio lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Lowest.
MarcoAurelio removed subtasks: T155473: Improve documentation of OOUI, T157937: Document the right way to detect that we are in mobile mode (MobileFrontend) from JavaScript, T157757: Multiple MediaWiki hooks are not documented on, T135107: Update wiki documentation for AuthManager, T110628: Improve AuthManager documentation, T126500: Organize a MediaWiki Documentation Day (similar to the Gerrit Cleanup Day) on 2017-05-12, T125275: Improve developer documentation for deferred updates, T122865: Create a wiki documentation page for each tool, T82096: update the multicast purging documentation, T98653: Improve deprecated JavaScript console warning messages to include links or copy-pasteable code, T85211: Content Translation FAQ page to be updated, T100527: Document/fix scripts for echo x1 DB requirements, T97946: Update VisualEditor's docs on errors/troubleshooting, T95060: Documentation for OOUI widgets needs to list what methods are available for each widget, T92585: MediaWiki logging/debugging documentation is out of date, T78512: Document BetaFeature's initialization requirement parameters, T67952: Update manual for Huggle to contain stuff for HG 3, T1355: Document installation steps for PSR-3 logging, T75603: [Story] update documentation of high-level data model, T71975: Document CI doc publishing process, T71499: Installation documentation should explain memcached, T71449: MediaWiki UI: VForm only partially documented, T73250: Documentation: JS Documentation out of date since OOJS move, T69938: Block::newFromTarget gets autoblocks when its documentation says it doesn't, T71372: Add README to skins folder, T71287: Document use of hiera settings to control expected hostnames, T74732: Quality Assurance/Browser testing/Setup instructions is out of date, T69490: style guide Typography page wrong and out-of-date, T62793: Jenkins-mwext-sync needs documentation, T64452: VisualEditor: Hide action=visualeditor from the api.php documentation output, given it's internal and not intended for third party use, T64446: Improve and better document process for uploading large files, T67794: Document/differentiate between use cases of formatTimePeriod() and formatDuration(), T64426: Undocumented inter-dependencies of default options (namely wgDefaultUserOptions['rcdays'] and wgRCMaxAge) with hard fail, T62719: On-request job queue handling needs RELEASE NOTES mention, T72633: Update documentation to incorporate mm-ch, T60922: Misleading documentation about markup examples for splitting long lists, T62587: State benefit(s) of chunked uploading in preference, T62567: Document $wgMFAnonymousEditing better, T62557: Update docs to deprecate $wgDefaultUserOptions['highlightbroken'], T70748: Upstream menu to OOUI and document so it appears in the styleguide, T70745: Implement (in core) and document MediaWiki UI tooltip library, T70741: Document reply fields, T64179: Echo API links to missing Echo API help page, T74275: no log in deployment-bastion:/data/project/logs from "503 server unavailable" on beta labs, T69183: Obsolete references to MessagesEn.php in several files under includes/*, T62464: $wgCacheDirectory dependency should be documented, T62462: $wgUpgradeKey is not commented out by default, T69167: Clear documentation should be provided about the *my* permissions, T60782: action=globalblock needs on-wiki documentation, T70632: Document how much memory Echo needs, T74163: Document new library requirements for logging interface, cdb, xhprof etc., T65674: Document which modules do not need to be added to the dependencies of other modules, T68934: Help documentation should mention the cache time, T63886: Document in style guide how to use mw-ui-button on wiki using mw-ui-button span inside an anchor, T62195: Warning message is unclear when using a callback parameter while trying to get a token, T62192: Documentation and API are inconsistent (action=parse, contentmodel), T60498: API action=review: wrong example on most wikis because it uses not existing parameter flag_accuracy, T58980: update browser test docs on mw.o, T63837: "Search and replace" dialog needs a help link for the "regular expression" handling, T72162: ZeroBanner doc still reference X-CS header when it is now X-CS2, T58864: FlaggedRevs: {{PENDINGCHANGELEVEL}} magic word is undocumented, T58860: Improve documentation of API's "dir" parameter, T60361: Flow: API needs documentation, T73892: Make commands in MobileFrontend need documentation, T65392: Add documentation of badgeItems setting, T73856: Update usage instructions for mw-ui-destructive, T61956: Document which designers are interested in a particular part of the user interface, T67035: action=mobileview live & doc mismatch, T65351: Document "Typography refresh/update" CSS changes for Vector, T66996: [Story] Automatically create Doxygen documentation of Wikibase PHP code, T68603: Update extension documentation with info about schema changes, T58621: Properly document the web API interface, T53503: ResoureLoader: Add self-explanatory comment to load.php about ResourceLoader, T63500: VisualEditor: Document what is needed in terms of support for custom MediaWiki skins, T61713: Document PPFrame constants, T63412: Misleading starttimestamp documentation in Edit API, T66813: Legend/help for colors needs to be added to user contribution page, T56890: Document 'update-guest-additions' and the issues it can often resolve, T68406: Documentation of API rollback action mentions delete instead of rollback, T63322: Enhance tutorial to trigger a job manually, T65033: Clarify how 'default' option should be used for preferences, T58368: Provide documentation for the user in the UI about the date formats accepted on date fields of AbuseFilter special pages, T59841: Update QA/testing documentation, T64946: Boolean preferences with default value of true cannot be changed if they do not have a key in $wgDefaultUserOptions, T59801: [EPIC] Improving the skinning experience for developers (improve documentation etc.), T56702: add Central Logging Service documentation, T56701: add basic expectations management to docs, T58204: action=tokens API is basically not documented anywhere, T58192: Document how the entire browser test tool chain is set up, T58186: Document design and implementation of GWToolset, T56601: update "How to run browser tests" wiki page, T64810: Create TODO list for best MediaWiki API client library in Ruby, T64808: Create TODO list for best MediaWiki API client library in Perl, T64807: Create TODO list for best MediaWiki API client library in JavaScript, T64809: Create TODO list for best MediaWiki API client library in Python, T64806: Create TODO list for best MediaWiki API client library in Java, T52917: WikiEditor documentation is inadequate for user development, T57997: Need documentation for ip_in_range(), T52858: Document mw.uls.init, T54637: Update wikitech page on how to create a wiki, T57956: MobileFrontend geodata features (like Special:Nearby) have no documentation, T57946: Wikimedia Labs system admin (sysadmin) documentation sucks, T56364: Write proper documentation and tests for bug 50836, T57928: CORS docs for MediaWiki Web API?, T47965: list=tags output can depending on language, T57862: Flow: API missing examples and help URLs, T60994: Documentation of JobQueue::deduplicateRootJob is out of date, T46212: Suggest to users to install from git, T46211: Y U NO USE APC?, T47910: JJB: document "current build parameters" to trigger-build builder, T59317: Update MediaWiki's Bug life cycle diagram, T49541: Update the description of Extension:Score to include ABC notation., T52674: Create an example JSON structure to be used in the navigation bar, T49486: memcached.txt needs updating, T46127: Document JavaScript code in javascripts/common, T54401: Message documentation missing for multiple strings, T57744: prop=videoinfo API viprop=derivatives parameter not documented in help, T44293: document Jenkins Job Builder, T57723: code documentation around wgUseFileCache, T57692: Document options for ext.translate.editor, T47745: Parameters and documentation of mwscript are weird, T52552: README is unfocused & unwelcoming, T52514: Complete and document VisualEditor's integration and plugin system, T47601: [TUX] Update Translate extension documentation (regarding Proofread), T45905: Document ResourceLoaderModule 'loaderScripts' property, T54150: Document, T44001: WikimediaMaintenance doesn't seem to have an extension page in, T45804: Docs about files needed by generateCollationData.php should be updated, T52319: Document how to add fonts, T50724: Improve API documentation for Wikibase, T49113: Use JSDuck syntax for inline examples in code documentation, T43956: Document how to implement tokens in (extension) api modules, T54068: Document grrrit-wm, T54026: Document PHP fatal and exception logging on the cluster (Ganglia graph, fatalmonitor script?), T54006: Comment for $wgTranscludeCacheExpiry in DefaultSettings.php refers to other non-existing option, T55765: Syntaxhighlight: svn download of Geshi fails, T55716: document CI workflow using sequence diagram, T45591: Link translatable help pages on from the relevant special pages, actions etc., T52107: Variable added_lines is now an array instead of a string, T40662: Document how fallback language and message loading order in general works, T48878: Clarify API class hierarchy, T50492: Clean up intro to InitialiseSettings.php, T50452: MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle needs better documentation (README containing links to help pages?), T51989: Write documentation for UploadWizard in JSDuck format, T41979: Documentation is awful, T50337: Allow extensions to automatically generate jsduck documentation on, T50244: Upload GuidedTour jsduck documentation to Labs, T51843: Update securepoll documentation on wikitech, T53651: Auto-generated gadget code documentation, T50216: Document how to debug Selenium tests, T50192: right-zero-edit should be defined, T53629: Document the stashed upload system better, T46913: Document deployment step by step on, T46904: update Gerrit/Git-related documentation after 2.6 upgrade, T48563: Standardise documentation for ResourceLoader modules inside module classes, T43378: Missing extension page, T48526: System documentation integrated in source code, T38757: Minimum version of MySQL, T36965: Clean up grammar in API autodocs, T36962: Some parameters' descriptions are unclear (titles, pageids, revids), T46719: migrateCurStubs.php is mentioned in DefaultSettings but doesn't exist, T38609: Undocumented messages and parameters make translating harder, T34970: MW 1.18; How to determine the search profile / setting of a default search profile, T34919: Deployment documentation is out of date, incomplete, T39977: Need better documentation for how to checkout all extensions (for developers), T34892: Special:Version should include version numbers of JS resources like jQuery, T39943: document deployment on beta, T46584: API data push/pull guidelines, T38437: A strict and correct Git workflow document is needed, T44892: Create "how to add plural support" tutorial/manual, T44893: Create "how to rewrite a log to use the new system" tutorial/manual, T39896: Message documentation needs updating, T44862: Create complete and up to date documentation on how to use job queue, T41349: Complete uploadcampaign api documentation, T39805: Create example extension for ResourceLoader, T39803: Write a step-by-step tutorial on how to use ResourceLoader in a (new) extension, T42937: Make sure all possible errors of action=upload are logged in getPossibleErrors, T44723: Update HISTORY with point release changes, T33005: Functions / Properties should go into our doxygen docs + undoc'ed added, T44687: action=options needs documentation, T46374: RL debug mode CSS docs incorrect, T41125: Document the Scribunto debug console messages, T42762: docs/hooks.txt is out of date, T31265: Mediawiki API documentation incomplete, T44518: Describe integration/* git repositories, T31143: Alias files seem undocumented, T40874: Minor bot edits don't trigger email notifications even with "E-mail me also for minor edits of pages" selected, T29306: Need a dedicated storage interface for extensions, T29215: Documentation not clear about the alias mw, T39151: Update extensions/README, T35827: the developer webpage URL is not very useful, T30660: SpecialSearchProfiles hooks is not documented well enough, T27408: Write style guide for function inline commenting, T30584: [EmailCapture] On-wiki documentation missing, T30542: Add @since information to more functions, T37467: Write docu/how-to for Windows with a GUI client, T32183: Document proper RTL support best practices on, T28905: OpenStackManager extension needs code documentation, T35637: Update on-wiki documentation of database layout for 1.19, T37403: Documentation for Gerrit on labs is almost as ugly as Gerrit itself, T33750: No info about a self-redirected page is shown when it's queried with &redirects, T28746: Document all caches and how to clear them, T35524: Jenkins: Publish error output of Doxyxgen, T23511: Document all parameters that can be used in LocalSettings.php, T28674: Document LQT code, T37234: Auto-generated API documentation should mention equivalent UI page, T31936: Several pages of the MediaWiki Action API documentation on are empty, T35346: Update ResourceLoader documentation for Flipping functionality and 1.18's new position properties, T31768: Manual:Hooks/LoadExtensionSchemaUpdates is out of date, T23208: Upload API documentation, T33346: Help for Narayam, T28206: Add Documentation Page: Why isn't rXXXXX live on Wikipedia after it has been commited to SVN?, T19961: add comment to generateSitemap.php saying what is encoded, T27998: Write guidelines for extension organisation, T29650: Update Install/Upgrade documents on Manual:Upgrading and Manual:Installing_MediaWiki, T21175: Confusion around deleted messages in MediaWiki namespace, T14410: Documentation about character coding and conversion in MediaWiki, T21044: Document LanguageConverter, T10813: Documentation of $wgGroupPermissions is poor, T10629: $wgFilterCallback virtually totally undocumented, T17475: The Database module needs documentation updates, T5306: Add a description of "$wgLocalTZoffset = ..." to DefaultSettings.php, T5175: documentation files refers to .doc instead of .txt files, T8353: Full extension info (esp. URL) in all extensions, T4377: README, INSTALL, RELEASE-NOTES : AMP prerequisite information is inconsistent, T2373: PhpTal use of other skin stylesheet, T13102: Update Documentation in hooks.txt, T2007: Explain the wiki syntax in detailed EBNF.
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MarcoAurelio renamed this task from Documentation is out of date, incomplete (tracking) to [DO NOT USE] Documentation is out of date, incomplete (tracking) [superseded by #Documentation].Dec 6 2017, 7:34 PM