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Plan to communicate upcoming enabling of VisualEditor at Phase 6 wikis
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The list of affected wikis is at VisualEditor/Rollouts - they are called "Phase 6 wikis".

(This description will be improved following T92838 as a template)

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Elitre created this task.Apr 19 2015, 9:10 AM
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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptApr 19 2015, 9:10 AM

A massmessage list for initial announcements (and for newsletter delivery later) is being built at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Newsletter/Phase_6_wikis .

Elitre added a comment.EditedApr 22 2015, 12:36 PM

Those wikis, + the ambassadors, received a first request to test VE with their IMEs (example - IME testing page at mediawiki.org).

Restricted Application added a subscriber: StudiesWorld. · View Herald TranscriptNov 23 2015, 2:48 PM

We plan to repeat the messaging effort we made in April.

Elitre claimed this task.Dec 15 2015, 6:33 PM

As for other cases, this is actually an effort by multiple people, but I'm working around Phab limitations.

Qgil added a subscriber: Qgil.Jan 13 2016, 1:06 AM

@Elitre, are you planning to work on this task during this quarter?

Whatamidoing-WMF added a comment.EditedJan 14 2016, 8:20 AM

Quim, we expect to be done with the entire Phase 6.1 project by mid-quarter. We are hoping to send a message to each of these communities today, as soon as we check a few important details (including the tentative date).

The rest of Phase 6 ("6.2", if you want to call it that) is not scheduled. It is blocked by technical issues.

Elitre added a comment.Feb 2 2016, 8:41 AM

Phase 6.1 was completed on Feb 1st.

Elitre added a comment.Feb 4 2016, 1:33 PM

I'm now busy with tasks such as updating https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Newsletter/Phase_6_wikis, prepping for further messaging.

Elitre added a comment.Feb 5 2016, 6:48 PM

We just messaged the wikis at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Newsletter/Phase_6_wikis to inform them that the visual editor will reach them at some point (example).

Elitre triaged this task as Normal priority.Feb 5 2016, 6:49 PM

I regularly check those 49 wikis for reactions, BTW. I'm actively engaged in related conversations on a few of those ATM.

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Yet another reminder that VE is coming was sent to the 49 Phase 6 wikis (based on whether they had good progress in translations or not).

Elitre changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Mar 4 2016, 5:57 PM

We're focusing on other deployments - but may send stuff to translate related to Phase 6 at some point this month.