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Special:TimedMediaHandler not listed at Special:SpecialPages
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Hi. I can't see Special:TimedMediaHandler on the list of special pages on enwiki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:SpecialPages), despite being able to access it. Why? It shows up on the beta cluster, where I am an admin, but admin rights aren't needed to see it.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMay 21 2019, 4:33 AM

Change 513967 had a related patch set uploaded (by DannyS712; owner: DannyS712):
[mediawiki/extensions/TimedMediaHandler@master] List Special:TimedMediaHandler at Special:SpecialPages

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/513967

TheDJ added a subscriber: TheDJ.Jun 3 2019, 10:19 AM

Primarily because we didn't intend that to be a user visible page at any time.... it's also rather performance heavy at times.

But yeah, this needs fixing.. as many other parts of TMH ;)

@TheDJ, just to be clear are you saying that it shouldn't be visible, or that it wasn't intended to be originally but that it is good to show it now?

TheDJ added a comment.EditedJun 6 2019, 7:44 AM

I think we should consider adding it, but:
1: it needs a better name that is not the extension name
2: we need to check if it is safe to show from a performance point of view (specifically at Commons, load time is currently well over 10 seconds)

1: it needs a better name that is not the extension name

Special:VideoStatistics? If that's too simplified, Special:TimedMediaStatistics? Bikeshed, bikeshed...

DannyS712 triaged this task as Low priority.Jul 17 2019, 7:27 PM
DannyS712 moved this task from Backlog to Doing on the TimedMediaHandler board.Wed, Aug 21, 9:37 PM

Just need to resolve the comments in T223947#5239150 - name and performance

Special:TimedMedia statistics could work i guess..