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Link docs in an editnotice displayed when editing MediaWiki:NewcomerTasks.json
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Communities should be aware that MediaWiki:NewcomerTasks.json file can have effect on their newcomers, and should be informed on how to edit it. This relates to Growth-Scaling a bit, but it's an improvement rather than a blocker, so not tagging that tag.

This is filled as a follow-up to this comment by @Tgr:

The documentation says they should not have a namespace. The way the code is written now it would work both ways, but maybe it's better not to assume that.

We should add a message editnotice-8-NewcomerTasks.json to inform communities about how they can maintain the file, linking to docs.

@Tgr: Where are the docs, please? I can't find anything at

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Change 662024 had a related patch set uploaded (by Urbanecm; owner: Urbanecm):
[mediawiki/extensions/GrowthExperiments@master] WIP: Link the docs for editing NewcomerTasks.json to communities

Change 662024 abandoned by Urbanecm:
[mediawiki/extensions/GrowthExperiments@master] WIP: Link the docs for editing NewcomerTasks.json to communities


We are heading towards making wiki config editor a fully featured special page that would be self-explanatory. Not worth the effort.