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Better track Kiwix & openZIM tickets
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Kiwix software development and operations relies in many different ways to solutions provided by Wikimedia. Therefore we regularly open/comment/update tickets for various Wikimedia teams.

Unfortunately I miss a solution to clearly present these tickets in a way it is clear for anybody:

  • What are the tickets related to Kiwix activity
  • What are the priority things from Kiwix perspective

This view is IMO needed for ourself but also for partners at WM/WMF who care about what we do and need to identify quickly where are needs.

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Kelson created this task.Nov 13 2019, 3:31 PM
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Does it make sense to have a Kiwix project tag and a workboard where you (or colleagues) can keep track of relevant tickets by putting them in various columns?

Kelson added a comment.EditedNov 13 2019, 3:52 PM

I have forgotten to write that, after discussing this topic with @Aklapper, it looks like a solution might be:

  • A dedicated tag "Kiwix & openZIM"
  • A dedicated workboard where we would be able to put the tickets we would like to see fixed/implemented in priority.

@ArielGlenn Looks like you came to the same conclusion :)

If that is also the sense of your colleagues, I think you can just request the project tag like anyone else... and start using it once it's live!

I'd propose creating a tag called #affects-Kiwix-and-openZIM (similar to affects-translatewiki.net vs translatewiki.net), to (hopefully) make clear that this is NOT meant to report issues with Kiwix itself (that is https://github.com/kiwix/ ), and using its Phab project workboard columns to express priorities of the Kiwix and openZIM folks. Makes sense?

@Aklapper Looks good to me. Thx.

Aklapper closed this task as Resolved.Nov 14 2019, 9:36 PM
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Requested public project affects-Kiwix-and-openZIM has been created: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/4381/

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Let me know when you've got a workboard set up so I can start keeping an eye on it. Because your work is related kinda-sorta to dumps, it's nice to have a central spot to see what's blocking you etc.