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Config change: Deploy Reply Tool as opt-out preference at de.wiki
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Description

This task is about making the Reply Tool available as an opt-out feature at the German-language Wikipedia (de.wiki).

⚠️ Deployment timing

Monday, 8 November

Requirements

People who meet the criteria below will see the Reply Tool ( read: [ reply ]) when visiting a talk page:

  1. People who are logged in or logged out
  2. People accessing de.wiki using the desktop version of Wikipedia

People who meet the criteria below will *NOT* see the Reply Tool ( read: [ reply ]) when visiting a talk page:

  1. People who have explicitly disabled the Enable quick replying setting within Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-editing

Testing instructions

At the wikis listed in the ===Wikis to test section below, do the following...

Logged in

  1. Log in as an existing user
  2. Visit a talk page
  3. Verify [ reply ] links are present next to each comment
  4. Click a [ reply ] link on the page of your choosing
  5. Verify the Reply Tool opens as expected
  6. Document the text input mode – source or visual - that you see by default

Logged out

  1. Visit a talk page
  2. Verify [ reply ] links are present next to each comment
  3. Click a [ reply ] link on the page of your choosing
  4. Verify the Reply Tool opens as expected
  5. Document the text input mode – source or visual - that you see by default

New account

  1. Create a new account
  2. Visit a talk page
  3. Verify [ reply ] links are present next to each comment
  4. Click a [ reply ] link on a page of your choosing
  5. Verify the Reply Tool opens as expected
  6. Document the text input mode – source or visual - that you see by default

Wikis to test

WikiDefault input: Logged INDefault input: Logged OUTDefault input: NEW ACCOUNT
de.wikivisualvisualvisual

Done

  • @ppelberg finalized Deployment timing
  • All ===Requirements are met

Event Timeline

We will plan for the Reply Tool to become available on desktop for all users at de.wiki this upcoming Monday, 8 November.

Change 736588 had a related patch set uploaded (by Bartosz Dziewoński; author: Bartosz Dziewoński):

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Make reply tool available as opt-out on dewiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/736588

Change 736588 merged by jenkins-bot:

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Make reply tool available as opt-out on dewiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/736588

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2021-11-08T19:21:59Z] <urbanecm@deploy1002> Synchronized wmf-config/InitialiseSettings.php: bf70a8bd3337bc24cc23b1f257f7eb99ec2607b8: Make reply tool available as opt-out on dewiki (T294591) (duration: 00m 56s)

EAkinloose edited projects, added Verified; removed Editing QA.
EAkinloose added a subscriber: EAkinloose.
WikiDefault input: Logged INDefault input: Logged OUTDefault input: NEW ACCOUNT
de.wiki
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