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Wed, Nov 13

StevenJ81 added a comment to T228745: Allow creating an independent "incubator wiki" instead of hosting all new wikis in one Incubator wiki with prefixes.

Well, wmincubator.org, but fine.

Wed, Nov 13, 4:15 PM · Release-Engineering-Team (Deployment services), Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, I18n

Tue, Nov 5

StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T237389: Create dashiki dashboard / small tool to track statistics about incubated wikis.

That's pretty much it, @jhsoby. I don't promise that when we see an alpha version of this, some further refinements won't come to us. But this is a good place to start. (Calling also @Ooswesthoesbes .)

Tue, Nov 5, 3:23 PM · incubator.wikimedia.org, Analytics

Oct 10 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

@jhsoby, is this finished yet? I'm just looking to see if (a) I should clear the task identifier from the "closed" section of Meta:Requests for new languages, and (b) I should mark the importation on Incubator's Site creation log as complete or still in progress.

Oct 10 2019, 5:31 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Sep 25 2019

StevenJ81 changed the status of T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews from Open to Stalled.

I'm going to take ownership for the moment, and set the status to "stalled". We're looking into just a little further steward cleanup here on possible copyvios. When that is finished, I will create a subtask for the redirect.

Sep 25 2019, 1:06 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 claimed T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.
Sep 25 2019, 1:05 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
kerberizer awarded T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews a Like token.
Sep 25 2019, 7:15 AM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)

Sep 24 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

Just a note that once the wiki is fully locked ("Closed"), there are a few items to discuss before we go to the effective deletion (by redirection).

Sep 24 2019, 10:09 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)

Sep 23 2019

StevenJ81 changed the status of T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews from Stalled to Open.
Sep 23 2019, 9:15 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

@Urbanecm: cleanup is finished. Wiki can be fully locked.

Sep 23 2019, 9:15 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

@MF-Warburg, can you please go over to SRP and confirm the desysopping. Thanks.

Sep 23 2019, 5:38 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

Contacted Martin at IRC. Wiki will be closed except for sysop. Placed request to desysop Grigor at SRP. I am holding off on the sitenotice and on posting the close at Meta until the desysop is complete.

Sep 23 2019, 4:20 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

@Urbanecm , "'closed' using a filter" is only intended very briefly, and if you prefer doing this a different way we can manage it.

Sep 23 2019, 3:59 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.

Board allows LangCom decision to stand. See https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/langcom/2019-September/002426.html. First thing that needs to happen, pretty much as soon as possible, is for access to this wiki to be limited. Please see my question up top as to how to best to execute the first step. We'll go on from there.

Sep 23 2019, 2:01 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 changed the status of T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews from Stalled to Open.
Sep 23 2019, 1:59 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)

Sep 19 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

I thought he might be in training to join ... ;)

Sep 19 2019, 6:37 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.
Sep 19 2019, 3:34 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 changed the status of T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews from Open to Stalled.

Placed on hold, as noted above. If the decision goes final, I will change the status back to "open". If the Board decides to close but not delete, I will change the status back to "open" and move this to the other task board. If the Board disagrees with closure entirely, I will change status to "invalid".

Sep 19 2019, 3:32 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)
StevenJ81 created T233322: Close and Delete/Redirect Bulgarian Wikinews.
Sep 19 2019, 3:31 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect)

Sep 18 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

OK. Thanks, MF-W. As far as I can tell, the Wiki wasn't even created with the customary warning page up front. But I'll let others sort that out.

Sep 18 2019, 6:51 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

Did anyone ping @MF-Warburg or @jhsoby and ask them to start copying content into this wiki? And is this task properly closed until that happens?

Sep 18 2019, 6:45 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T212881: addWiki.php broken creating ES tables.

It's good that the problem is getting a lot of attention, even if things aren't quite fixed yet. Thank you. There's one more project creation currently in Phabricator that you can try to work with: T230359. Additionally, there are four more currently under language verification. I'm under a fair amount of pressure from the emerging language community to start moving others along and I intend to do that. (It will still be at least a couple of weeks before anything more than the five described above could be in the queue.)

Sep 18 2019, 6:38 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Performance-Team, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaMaintenance

Sep 3 2019

Ruthven awarded T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan a Barnstar token.
Sep 3 2019, 1:44 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Aug 23 2019

StevenJ81 created T231082: Add new items to Special:Interwiki on Incubator.
Aug 23 2019, 1:28 PM · Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jul 24 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T212881: addWiki.php broken creating ES tables.

No, but we do have one that has been waiting just about ten months, and a couple of others eight months. And that doesn't count things I've held out of the approval queue because there was no point. With all due respect to all of you—and especially volunteers—if it takes up to three months under ordinary circumstances, I get it. If it takes up to six months under extraordinary circumstances, I get it. But this is getting very, very difficult. @Reedy, we are now officially past "[not] in a timely fashion".

Jul 24 2019, 6:20 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Performance-Team, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaMaintenance

Jul 22 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

Pages have already been moved in Incubator.

Jul 22 2019, 2:01 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization

Jul 17 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T212881: addWiki.php broken creating ES tables.

Repeating question of @Urbanecm. This is starting to cause a lot of frustration among people working on test projects, as even the active and successful ones can't move forward. This is a real black eye on the whole movement, and needs high-priority attention (IMO).

Jul 17 2019, 3:05 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Performance-Team, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaMaintenance

Jun 6 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

Responded at T210752.

Jun 6 2019, 2:45 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan.

Thanks for the update, @Urbanecm. Because Western Armenian Wikipedia was created, I thought that had been resolved.

Jun 6 2019, 2:45 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 added a comment to T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.

Is there a proposed timeline on this and T210752? Is there information I need to get from the contributor communities to help move this along?

Jun 6 2019, 2:34 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 added a comment to T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan.

Is there a proposed timeline on this and T218155? Is there information I need to get from the contributor communities to help move this along?

Jun 6 2019, 2:33 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Mar 13 2019

StevenJ81 updated the task description for T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.
Mar 13 2019, 1:53 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Mar 12 2019

StevenJ81 created T218155: Create Wikisource Hindi.
Mar 12 2019, 8:57 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.24; 2019-09-24), Operations, User-Ladsgroup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Feb 22 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

Look, it's going to take some time for this code change to filter down to everywhere it needs to go. So @Liuxinyu970226, if you can push IANA forward, that would be great.

Feb 22 2019, 3:47 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization

Feb 20 2019

StevenJ81 added a comment to T212597: Create Wikipedia Western Armenian.

I wish someone had pinged me. A lot of people have been wondering what has taken so long for this project (and Neapolitan Wikisource, T210752 , as far as it goes). I'll let the communities know.

Feb 20 2019, 10:12 PM · User-Ladsgroup, User-Urbanecm, Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), Wikimedia-Language-setup

Dec 24 2018

StevenJ81 created T212597: Create Wikipedia Western Armenian.
Dec 24 2018, 4:15 PM · User-Ladsgroup, User-Urbanecm, Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), Wikimedia-Language-setup

Dec 11 2018

Sannita awarded T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan a Love token.
Dec 11 2018, 1:24 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Nov 29 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan.

I'm not a member of Wikitech, and personally do not have a strong need to be one, as I'm not doing the tech-side work. With all due respect, going forward, I intend to do only what I have done here: I will open the initial phabricator task, tagged with Wiki-Setup (Create). There are plenty of people who follow that board who know what to do next. So I feel confident things will be taken care from there.

Nov 29 2018, 6:56 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 updated the task description for T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan.
Nov 29 2018, 5:30 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 created T210752: Create Wikisource Neapolitan.
Nov 29 2018, 4:49 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-in-2018, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Nov 22 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T210087: Requesting +2 for Ebe123 on WikimediaIncubator.

I'd support this request. @Ebe123 is a responsible and important leader in our community.

Nov 22 2018, 12:26 PM · Repository-Ownership-Requests, MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaIncubator

Nov 11 2018

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Party Time token.
Nov 11 2018, 8:50 AM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Nov 9 2018

StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T54971: [Goal] Sitelinks and arbitrary accesses to Incubator, OldWikisource and BetaWikiversity.
  1. @Liuxinyu970226: Let's do this one first, please. Will you put in the ticket?
  2. The more experience I have on Incubator, the less I'm so sure I want sitelinks (other than in the Incubator: and Help: namespaces). There are some tests that are pretty well developed and pretty well maintained, and sitelinks to them would be fine. But there are also plenty of tests on Incubator where the content is really trivial, and I'm not sure sitelinks to them are so useful. Maybe better to wait until some version of @Amire80's project (T165585) is done and then link selectively to well-maintained incubation subdomains only.
Nov 9 2018, 3:51 PM · incubator.wikimedia.org, Goal, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository

Oct 11 2018

StevenJ81 created T206777: Create Wikipedia Shan.
Oct 11 2018, 5:06 PM · Wiki-Setup, Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm

Sep 28 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T205546: Create Wiktionary Cantonese.

@Hello903hello : Can you comment on the namespace question?

Sep 28 2018, 3:40 PM · Wiki-Setup (Create), Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 created T205710: Create Wikinews Limburgish.
Sep 28 2018, 1:51 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Sep 26 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T204477: Create punjabi.wikimedia.org for Punjabi Wikimedians User Group.

So this is just a little funky. Usually for Wikimedia affiliate wikis (as opposed to Wikimedia projects) the subdomain code is the country code. Yet "Punjabi" doesn't have a country code, of course.

Sep 26 2018, 3:12 PM · Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 created T205546: Create Wiktionary Cantonese.
Sep 26 2018, 2:43 PM · Wiki-Setup (Create), Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm

Aug 27 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T165585: Make creating a new Language project easier.

Liuxinyu posted it, not me. But Wolverène posted it at the end of the discussion in Incubator (before my closing section).

Aug 27 2018, 2:12 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, Language-strategy, I18n, Epic

Aug 24 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T202543: Enable arbitrary access on oldwikisource & document the process.

We're interested in a similar approach for Incubator.

Aug 24 2018, 2:49 AM · User-Ladsgroup, Wikidata-Campsite (Wikidata-Campsite-Iteration-∞), wikidata-tech-focus, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Wikidata

Aug 20 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T165585: Make creating a new Language project easier.

@Amire80, I'd venture that for now, since closing Incubator is not part of the proposal, we also don't need to discuss (yet) what to do with the less active Incubator projects.
In my personal view, there is clear consensus to begin the work to make this happen. Still, while the Incubator community agrees in principle that moving all active test projects into a space like the one we're proposing is a good idea, there is still enough concern about not creating a "Wild West" of new subdomains that we should be focusing on (1) putting the infrastructure in place and (2) deciding on which projects should be moved to test this infrastructure. For the moment, we're still putting new projects in Incubator.
Also, to clarify a couple of other things:

  • At the moment, I don't think we're discussing closing Beta Wikiversity (even in the longer run) and having all new Wikiversity tests start in one of these spaces. Tests nearing approval could be eligible, though. (At the moment, the only one remotely active enough is hewikiversity.)
  • I think a well-developed Wikisource looking to move to a subdomain can also be eligible. But the default for new Wikisources is going to remain Mulitilingual (Old) Wikisource, for a variety of very good reasons.
Aug 20 2018, 3:05 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, Language-strategy, I18n, Epic

Aug 9 2018

BJ6123C7BTD awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Party Time token.
Aug 9 2018, 3:14 AM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Aug 8 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

Let's wait then. If the request doesn't make it in, we'll talk about it at that point.

Aug 8 2018, 6:30 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization
StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

Organization I couldn't think of before was Unicode CLDR.

Aug 8 2018, 6:29 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization
StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

I know. The issue here is that many people are claiming that "Nataoran Amis" is not really a different language from Amis (ami), and that Sakizaya is a completely different language. At the same time, SIL considers Sakizaya to be a dialect of Nataoran (and therefore within the boundaries of "ais").

Aug 8 2018, 2:22 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization
StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

@Liuxinyu970226: Are you saying the code is not in the language table at all? I guess I misunderstood that. If it looks like this is not going to be resolved in the January 2019 code release—and I see no reason we can't hold off a couple of more months—then I'm ok with adding the label as "Nataoran/Sakizaya" in the meantime. (For the record, I'm not OK using just "Sakizaya" until and unless SIL goes there.)

Aug 8 2018, 1:41 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization

Aug 7 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T174601: Change the language codes of Sakizaya from "ais" (retired by SIL) to "szy" everywhere, and add it to Names.php.

I am happy to ask LangCom for advice. But to be perfectly honest, I'd like to put this one on hold until January. The whole question of whether "Nataoran Amis" exists independently of Amis in general seems to be a little controversial, and I'm told that there are going to be change requests to SIL in the upcoming round to reassign that language code to Sakizaya (or else to give Sakizaya a new code). So to be perfectly candid I'd like to see what happens in the January 2019 release from SIL first.

Aug 7 2018, 1:38 PM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.3; 2019-10-22), translatewiki.net, Wikidata, MediaWiki-Internationalization

Aug 5 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T165585: Make creating a new Language project easier.

I have a suggestion related to Incubator: stop limiting the language codes to 3 characters. That way, IETF language code support would be vastly improved.

Aug 5 2018, 11:58 AM · Release-Engineering-Team, Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, Language-strategy, I18n, Epic

Jul 30 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T165585: Make creating a new Language project easier.

Going back to @Urbanecm 's comments above:

Jul 30 2018, 2:16 PM · Release-Engineering-Team, Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, Language-strategy, I18n, Epic

Jul 25 2018

StevenJ81 closed T199620: Remove "Translators" user group from Incubator as Invalid.
Jul 25 2018, 8:30 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
StevenJ81 added a comment to T199620: Remove "Translators" user group from Incubator.

The community has decided that it wishes to keep the Translator group. See local discussion. Accordingly, I am going to close this task.

Jul 25 2018, 8:28 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
StevenJ81 added a comment to T199620: Remove "Translators" user group from Incubator.

No, test wiki administrators cannot generally edit in MediaWiki namespace. If you would have checked the page histories of the pages cited by @Bugreporter above, you would know that in all of the above cases except the Rachitrali case, one of two things is true:

Jul 25 2018, 8:25 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
StevenJ81 added a comment to T165585: Make creating a new Language project easier.

In principle, I’m interested. I need to understand how it’s going to work.

Jul 25 2018, 2:25 AM · Release-Engineering-Team, Release-Engineering-Team-TODO, incubator.wikimedia.org, Language-strategy, I18n, Epic

Jul 20 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T199620: Remove "Translators" user group from Incubator.

Discussion remains open on Incubator until 23 July. However, early indications are that the proposal will not succeed.

Jul 20 2018, 5:39 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jul 17 2018

Wang_Qiliang awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Like token.
Jul 17 2018, 1:47 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Jul 16 2018

Yuriy_kosygin awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 16 2018, 5:29 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 added a comment to T199620: Remove "Translators" user group from Incubator.

Nope. Don't agree. First: No consensus was sought on-wiki. Second: Once tech-admin happens, the only thing "translators" will be able to do is to translate certain messages and communications in the MediaWiki space. Most of the ones relevant to projects once they're exported are now in translatewiki.net, but we have a handful that we have to deal with locally. (A number of the fields that populate the template "Test wiki" come to mind.) If someone is otherwise trustworthy and is willing to tackle some of those, I'm happy to have a way to let him/her do so. And if anything, granting such a right will be less dangerous going forward. I have no trouble with the group mostly remaining empty most of the time; I'm more interested in keeping this option open.

Jul 16 2018, 3:57 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Adsa562 awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 16 2018, 2:31 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
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Jul 16 2018, 2:04 AM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Jul 15 2018

Shangkuanlc awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 15 2018, 3:05 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
Shangkuanlc awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 15 2018, 3:04 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Jul 14 2018

Cosine02 awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 14 2018, 4:22 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
Liuxinyu970226 awarded T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese a Love token.
Jul 14 2018, 3:12 AM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
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Jul 14 2018, 2:41 AM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Jul 13 2018

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Jul 13 2018, 8:29 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 created T199577: Create Wikiversity Chinese.
Jul 13 2018, 8:28 PM · Patch-For-Review, Chinese-Sites, Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm

Jun 28 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T198400: Create Wikipedia Santali.

@Urbanecm, I'll ask the test administrators to respond.

Jun 28 2018, 3:09 PM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-08-07 (1.32.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), Wikimedia-Language-setup, User-Urbanecm
StevenJ81 created T198400: Create Wikipedia Santali.
Jun 28 2018, 2:34 PM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-08-07 (1.32.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), Wikimedia-Language-setup, User-Urbanecm

Jun 4 2018

StevenJ81 created T196360: Create Wikiquote Sakha.
Jun 4 2018, 12:43 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 created T196357: Create Wikivoyage Bengali.
Jun 4 2018, 12:38 PM · Patch-For-Review, Bengali-Sites, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 changed the status of T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto from Stalled to Open.

This project now approved, so I'm moving the status back to open.
We'll make one change to the initial settings above:

Jun 4 2018, 12:30 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

May 23 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T193983: Enable zh-my language localization at the Chinese Wikipedia.

My google-translated page didn't (obviously) show that there was community consensus on this. But I don't speak Chinese, and @Liuxinyu970226 does. So I can't really argue. What I can't tell is how serious the variants are.

May 23 2018, 1:54 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-Language-converter, Chinese-Sites

May 3 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T193060: Spelling correction on www.wikipedia.org portal page.

Thank you very much.

May 3 2018, 1:54 PM · Discovery, Wikimedia-Portals
StevenJ81 added a comment to T175706: Progressively switch Wikimedia wikis from Tidy to RemexHTML.

Thank you for your response, @ssastry. No, I understand that an update will happen then. I just want to give us the maximum time possible before then to clean up.

May 3 2018, 1:53 PM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-10-02 (1.32.0-wmf.24)), User-notice, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Tidy, Parsing-Team

May 2 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T175706: Progressively switch Wikimedia wikis from Tidy to RemexHTML.

I'm not sure if incubatorwiki was switched yet. But Xaosflux and his bot are going to start working on the wiki this weekend. As of the moment, we have over 3,000 high-priority and over 10,000 medium-priority errors on incubatorwiki, and because of the nature of the wiki and its test communities, it has not been so easy to get all the errors corrected. So I'm inclined to ask, if this is still possible, for incubatorwiki to be in the absolute final set of wikis to be converted, so we have time to address this. Thank you.

May 2 2018, 10:41 PM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-10-02 (1.32.0-wmf.24)), User-notice, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Tidy, Parsing-Team

Apr 25 2018

StevenJ81 created T193060: Spelling correction on www.wikipedia.org portal page.
Apr 25 2018, 5:52 PM · Discovery, Wikimedia-Portals

Jan 28 2018

StevenJ81 added a comment to T185799: Create Wikiversity Chinese.

Leave it closed. There has been more activity lately, but much still by anonymous contributors. We don't have regular activity by at least three registered users per month. And it's not the place of @Assoc to open a task of this type.

Jan 28 2018, 6:52 AM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Jan 7 2018

StevenJ81 created T184374: Create Wikipedia Ingush.
Jan 7 2018, 4:47 PM · Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Create), Wikimedia-Language-setup

Dec 29 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto.

@Baloch007, you know that's up to Language Committee. Decision is not going to be made here.

Dec 29 2017, 12:18 AM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Dec 26 2017

StevenJ81 changed the status of T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto from Open to Stalled.

I was apparently premature in marking this approved. I'm going to stall this for now, and we'll see how it resolves. My apologies.

Dec 26 2017, 11:27 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 edited projects for T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto, added: Wiki-Setup (Create); removed Wikimedia-Site-requests.
Dec 26 2017, 11:01 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 updated subscribers of T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto.

@MF-Warburg

Dec 26 2017, 10:57 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)
StevenJ81 created T183706: Create Wikivoyage Pashto.
Dec 26 2017, 10:56 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create)

Dec 24 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T183561: Create Wikipedia Lingua Franca Nova 2.

Is the SVG logo what is stalling this?

Dec 24 2017, 6:52 PM · Wiki-Setup (Create), Patch-For-Review

Dec 22 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T54971: [Goal] Sitelinks and arbitrary accesses to Incubator, OldWikisource and BetaWikiversity.

That was well-said, @Billinghurst . Thank you.

Dec 22 2017, 2:14 PM · incubator.wikimedia.org, Goal, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository

Dec 19 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T54971: [Goal] Sitelinks and arbitrary accesses to Incubator, OldWikisource and BetaWikiversity.

@Samwilson, @ChristianKl and @MF-Warburg : If you are a "pure Wikidata"-type person, this comment probably made sense. The comment made no sense whatsoever in the broader context of the history of project creation and approvals across the WMF project universe. There are reasons that we don't just create those sites, even if that should happen to be inconvenient for Wikidata.

Dec 19 2017, 4:29 PM · incubator.wikimedia.org, Goal, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository
StevenJ81 added a comment to T181823: Add monolingual language code fro and frm in Wikidata.

For LangCom: Approved.

Dec 19 2017, 4:29 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-01-02 (1.31.0-wmf.15)), Wikidata-Sprint-2017-12-20, good first bug, patch-welcome, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata

Dec 15 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T54971: [Goal] Sitelinks and arbitrary accesses to Incubator, OldWikisource and BetaWikiversity.

My suggestion is that we should implement a configuration setting that can be called "$wgWikibaseAllowMultipleSitelinksInOneSite", set false as default, only set to true for those three links.

Dec 15 2017, 3:18 PM · incubator.wikimedia.org, Goal, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository

Dec 14 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T169450: Redirect several wikis.

Thanks for that.

Dec 14 2017, 5:12 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect), Operations, Wikimedia-Apache-configuration, Puppet, Wikimedia-Language-setup
StevenJ81 added a comment to T169450: Redirect several wikis.

As LangCom clerk, I think before this goes much further I should step in and make a couple of things clear.

Dec 14 2017, 4:02 PM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect), Operations, Wikimedia-Apache-configuration, Puppet, Wikimedia-Language-setup

Dec 6 2017

StevenJ81 added a comment to T169450: Redirect several wikis.

BTW, @MarcoAurelio, I didn't mean to come off as combative (and don't think my comment actually was, to a native speaker at least). But I apologize if I came off that way.

Dec 6 2017, 3:56 AM · Wiki-Setup (Delete / Redirect), Operations, Wikimedia-Apache-configuration, Puppet, Wikimedia-Language-setup