space and determine if using any existing system would allow results
similar to the results that we are aiming for in the PHP space. These
goals are broadly:
- To make managing the use of externally developed libraries easier by introducing a method to explicitly declare dependencies and their versions
- To promote expanding the use of code developed to support MediaWiki and the Wikimedia Foundation goals beyond the MediaWiki user community where the software has a broader use case than internal MediaWiki business logic
Ideally we would find a system that can be seamlessly integrated with Composer to provide a unified workflow for MW users.
A quick survey has found these possible options: