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Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension
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Reason
This extension has not been updated in a long, long time. Its extension page states that it does not support MediaWiki 1.16beta3 and later, and has not seen any non-maintenance update in almost a decade. In addition, the maintainer is globally banned on WMF.

To-do list

  • This task
    • Add maintainers of that extension as subscribers to this task: Not possible, user is globally banned.
    • Add Phabricator project
  • On-wiki documentation
    • Archive documentation on mediawiki.org (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:PureWikiDeletion): replace page contents with {{TNT|Archived extension|3280425|reason=This extension has not been updated in a long, long time. It does not support MediaWiki 1.16beta3 and later, see [[phab:T225991]]}}; include a link to this task in the reason parameter.
    • Archive Wikidata item associated with documentation page (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q21678138) (remove nearly all statements, except instance of (P31) = MediaWiki extension (Q6805426), which should add a qualifier end time (P582) = the YYYY-MM-DD date that you decided to archive extension, generally per edit history, change English (and other languages if possible) description to "archived MediaWiki extension" (and its translation)).
  • Phabricator
  • Translatewiki.net/translations
    • Remove from translatewiki.net (groups/MediaWiki/mediawiki-extensions.txt) (add translatewiki.net project as a tag for this task).
  • Configuration/tests/integrations/etc.
    • Remove from mediawiki/extensions (along with in .gitmodules).
    • Remove tests in integration/config (zuul/layout.yaml).
  • Repositories

Event Timeline

Restricted Application added a subscriber: Liuxinyu970226. · View Herald TranscriptJun 18 2019, 7:53 AM

Change 517599 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mainframe98; owner: Mainframe98):
[mediawiki/extensions/PureWikiDeletion@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517599

Change 517600 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mainframe98; owner: Mainframe98):
[mediawiki/extensions@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517600

Change 517602 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mainframe98; owner: Mainframe98):
[translatewiki@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517602

Change 517603 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mainframe98; owner: Mainframe98):
[integration/config@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517603

Mainframe98 updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 18 2019, 8:27 AM
Mainframe98 moved this task from Untriaged to Archive extensions on the Cleanup board.
Mainframe98 moved this task from Backlog to delete on the GitHub-Mirrors board.
Mainframe98 moved this task from Backlog to Cleanup / Archival on the Repository-Admins board.
Mainframe98 updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 18 2019, 10:47 AM

Change 517599 merged by MarcoAurelio:
[mediawiki/extensions/PureWikiDeletion@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517599

Mainframe98 updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 18 2019, 11:06 AM
MarcoAurelio updated the task description. (Show Details)
Dinoguy1000 updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 18 2019, 11:19 AM

Change 517600 merged by MarcoAurelio:
[mediawiki/extensions@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517600

Change 517602 merged by jenkins-bot:
[translatewiki@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517602

Mainframe98 updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 18 2019, 12:39 PM

Change 517603 merged by jenkins-bot:
[integration/config@master] Archive the PureWikiDeletion extension

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/517603

Mainframe98 closed this task as Resolved.Jun 18 2019, 1:33 PM
Mainframe98 updated the task description. (Show Details)
Mainframe98 removed a project: Patch-For-Review.
Mainframe98 added a subscriber: MarcoAurelio.

Thanks for the help @MarcoAurelio!