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Load and display the welcome dialog straight after the toolbar, without waiting for the content area
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No reason to make first-time editors wait before reading it.

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I had a go at this, but it seems to conflict with the way we auto-open the notices dropdown and meta dialog (when editing a redirect), and I could only get it to work with a new ve.ui.Overlay and new ve.ui.WindowManager (like the ones used in MWTemplateDialog to show confirmation dialogs).

Change 199755 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mooeypoo):
Show beta welcome dialog before surface is ready

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/199755

Change 199755 merged by jenkins-bot:
Show beta welcome dialog before surface is ready

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/199755

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Blocked to Q4 on the VisualEditor board.Mar 29 2015, 10:47 PM