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Fri, May 17

Jonesey95 added a comment to T218511: After opening a diff, entry on Special:Watchlist sometimes stays unread (bold).

If this change has been deployed on en.WP, it did not resolve the problems. Sorry.

Fri, May 17, 7:56 PM · Patch-For-Review, Performance-Team (Radar), MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.5; 2019-05-14), User-notice, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team

Thu, May 9

Jonesey95 added a comment to T218511: After opening a diff, entry on Special:Watchlist sometimes stays unread (bold).

Thanks for the patch. Things are much better today, but still not entirely fixed.

Thu, May 9, 1:55 PM · Patch-For-Review, Performance-Team (Radar), MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.5; 2019-05-14), User-notice, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team

Tue, May 7

Jonesey95 added a comment to T222340: IABot inserts "Archived copy" instead of actual title.

The bot should not insert an invalid title. If it is unable to insert a valid title, it should leave the title blank so that the error message makes it obvious to editors that something needs to be fixed.

Tue, May 7, 8:21 AM · InternetArchiveBot

Mon, May 6

Jonesey95 added a comment to T218511: After opening a diff, entry on Special:Watchlist sometimes stays unread (bold).

This is a significant problem affecting some of the most active editors, at least at en.WP. If it helps, here are the Watchlist preference settings that I have selected:

Mon, May 6, 12:20 PM · Patch-For-Review, Performance-Team (Radar), MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.5; 2019-05-14), User-notice, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team

Thu, May 2

Jonesey95 created T222340: IABot inserts "Archived copy" instead of actual title.
Thu, May 2, 7:49 AM · InternetArchiveBot

Apr 11 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T113717: Template inside a link renders weirdly after the page gets VEdited.

I think I have found a similar situation here:

Apr 11 2019, 11:25 AM · Parsoid-Edit-Support, User-Josve05a, VisualEditor-Links, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-Templates, VisualEditor

Apr 10 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T140606: User preferences: Check raw signature for linter errors.

Still happening as of April 5:

Apr 10 2019, 8:16 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter, MediaWiki-User-preferences
Jonesey95 added a comment to T217087: Error "A non well formed numeric value encountered" (from ImageMap).

Here's a link to a broken page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Imagemap_Germany_district_AW&oldid=566491718

Apr 10 2019, 5:54 PM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.1; 2019-04-16), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.25; 2019-04-09), User-notice, User-Ryasmeen, Editing-team, VisualEditor, PHP 7.2 support, ImageMap, Wikimedia-production-error
Jonesey95 added a comment to T107069: Convert HistoryAction.php to use OOUI and MW's new DateInputWidget.

Thanks for the quick patch, but wouldn't it make more sense to roll this out with the normal Thursday/Friday patch cycle? Now that I think of it, why was this non-urgent change applied out-of-cycle in the first place, without the usual announcement in Technical News? (As always, I am probably misinformed about how this process works; I am merely a volunteer editor, not a developer or other insider.)

Apr 10 2019, 4:49 AM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.1; 2019-04-16), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.24; 2019-04-02), UI-Standardization-Kanban, User-Jdlrobson, Advanced Mobile Contributions, MediaWiki-History-and-Diffs, UI-Standardization

Apr 9 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T107069: Convert HistoryAction.php to use OOUI and MW's new DateInputWidget.

It is not really even obvious what this new thing does, or where the useful slider GUI went. Whatever choices the developers are making, can you please move these experiments to the bottom of the page, or into a collapsed box, so that busy editors can see the actual links in the actual revision history, which is the title of the page, after all. Thanks.

Apr 9 2019, 9:37 AM · MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.1; 2019-04-16), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.24; 2019-04-02), UI-Standardization-Kanban, User-Jdlrobson, Advanced Mobile Contributions, MediaWiki-History-and-Diffs, UI-Standardization

Apr 4 2019

Jonesey95 created T220067: Beta edit conflict tool apparently replaces HTML entities automatically.
Apr 4 2019, 4:36 AM · Patch-For-Review, MW-1.34-notes (1.34.0-wmf.3; 2019-04-30), WMDE-QWERTY-Sprint-2019-04-17, TCB-Team, Two-Column-Edit-Conflict-Merge

Apr 2 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T219864: Articles about zero (0) not displaying title in Vector skin.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)&curid=3252662&diff=890608048&oldid=890603467

Apr 2 2019, 12:07 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.23; 2019-03-26), Patch-For-Review, Upstream, Performance-Team, Readers-Web-Backlog, Regression, Vector

Mar 28 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T200742: partial German translation shows up in English text on wikimediafoundation.org.

It is possible that the situation has deteriorated. I don't remember if the foreign-language text was present in the gray-on-white subheaders last summer, but now I'm seeing things like:

Mar 28 2019, 7:17 PM · wikimediafoundation.org

Mar 27 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T140606: User preferences: Check raw signature for linter errors.

Please increase the priority of this fix. Signatures are still causing Linter errors. Here's a two-day-old one that I just fixed:

Mar 27 2019, 6:30 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter, MediaWiki-User-preferences

Mar 15 2019

Jonesey95 reopened T111000: CX creates span tags with cx-highlight class as "Open".

This appears to be happening again:

Mar 15 2019, 12:36 PM · ContentTranslation-out-of-beta, MW-1.28-release (WMF-deploy-2016-06-28_(1.28.0-wmf.8)), Language-Q4-2016-Sprint 5, MW-1.28-release (WMF-deploy-2016-06-14_(1.28.0-wmf.6)), Patch-For-Review, WorkType-Maintenance, ContentTranslation
Jonesey95 reopened T111000: CX creates span tags with cx-highlight class, a subtask of T90202: Fix erroneous appearance of span tags in translation (tracking), as Open.
Mar 15 2019, 12:36 PM · Tracking-Neverending, ContentTranslation

Mar 14 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

Per @Izno, this also appears to be happening with DOI and ISSN links. More junk for gnomes to clean up. See https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Purges_of_the_Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union&diff=prev&oldid=884801720 for a sample diff.

Mar 14 2019, 7:51 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor
Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

The link to ISBN exists for a reason, as @Izno explains.

Mar 14 2019, 7:07 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor

Mar 12 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T132467: Change to template or module resulting in category change can take days to update the categories.

This is still a problem. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template_talk:Infobox_settlement#Category:Wikipedia_page_with_obscure_country_or_subdivision_and_this_template for a recent discussion where only about half of the articles had been updated after a month.

Mar 12 2019, 3:21 PM · MediaWiki-Categories

Feb 19 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T216566: Capitalized versions of valid File options are usually ignored, but are not flagged as Linter bogus file options..

This one is actually flagged as an error on en.WP:

Feb 19 2019, 10:15 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 created T216566: Capitalized versions of valid File options are usually ignored, but are not flagged as Linter bogus file options..
Feb 19 2019, 10:03 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a comment to T166970: incomprehensible warnings from linter extension.

Delete the manual line breaks after the /nowiki tags.

Feb 19 2019, 9:50 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a comment to T170874: Provide additional Linter statistics about template-generated issues.

This would be a useful addition, if it is possible. I have fixed a few thousand pages with Linter errors, including many transcluded pages, on en.WP, and here are some things to consider:

Feb 19 2019, 9:46 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a comment to T216003: Linter fails to detect multiple "upright" parameters as a Bogus file option.

A variant on this bug:

Feb 19 2019, 9:07 PM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a comment to T215999: Linter does not detect invalid "500px500px" as a bogus file option.

Possibly related: "left150px" is not recognized as a bogus option.

Feb 19 2019, 8:43 PM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a comment to T216003: Linter fails to detect multiple "upright" parameters as a Bogus file option.

Possibly related: <code>|upright =1.5|</code> (with a space between "upright" and the equals sign) is ignored (the image renders as upright=1.0), but is not detected as a bogus option.

Feb 19 2019, 6:59 PM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter

Feb 13 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T215999: Linter does not detect invalid "500px500px" as a bogus file option.

See also the second example here:

Feb 13 2019, 9:54 AM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 created T216003: Linter fails to detect multiple "upright" parameters as a Bogus file option.
Feb 13 2019, 8:51 AM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 created T215999: Linter does not detect invalid "500px500px" as a bogus file option.
Feb 13 2019, 8:05 AM · Parsoid-Linter, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter

Feb 3 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T140606: User preferences: Check raw signature for linter errors.

It would be great to have this feature request addressed. People are still able to add high-priority Linter errors to talk pages with every signature that they add. Here's an example from the last 24 hours: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk%3AMosrod&type=revision&diff=881456280&oldid=881435006

Feb 3 2019, 7:48 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Linter, MediaWiki-User-preferences

Jan 28 2019

Jonesey95 added a comment to T162291: Autolinking for URLs and magic links (ISBN etc.) not applied when copy-pasting a block of text.

Still happening. Please fix.

Jan 28 2019, 9:53 AM · VisualEditor, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki

Dec 5 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T205682: Would it be possible for the cite templates in VE to use the date format specified in the article for date parameters?.

The CS1 templates (on en.WP at least) have a df= parameter that Citoid could set based on the "Use XXX dates" template that is present in the article. That way, any supported date format could be entered into the cite template's date fields, and the df= parameter would format the dates correctly.

Dec 5 2018, 3:00 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki-References, VisualEditor, Citoid
Jonesey95 added a comment to T211127: The new translation-server returns access date with the full time stamp; we should strip this.

Reported so far at the following venues (that I have seen):

Dec 5 2018, 2:53 AM · Regression, VisualEditor (Current work), Citoid, Operations

Nov 22 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T162291: Autolinking for URLs and magic links (ISBN etc.) not applied when copy-pasting a block of text.

This problem (adding nowiki tags around ISBNs in Visual Editor) is still happening. Here's an edit from 6 November 2018:

Nov 22 2018, 4:56 PM · VisualEditor, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki

Oct 18 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T201682: Accessibility issues of new Wikimedia Foundation website (failing WCAG conformance) (tracking).

Hello - I wanted to verify that we are indeed monitoring and tracking these accessibility issues. When the site was developed, the outside vendors did utilize some tests (which the site passed), but it is not passing other tests. We absolutely want to resolve that and are talking with the outside vendors and internal teams on next steps in resolving the issues identified. Work on the translation system has recently completed, and so this is next on our list.

Oct 18 2018, 5:24 PM · Goal, Accessibility, wikimediafoundation.org
Jonesey95 awarded T200742: partial German translation shows up in English text on wikimediafoundation.org a Dislike token.
Oct 18 2018, 5:16 PM · wikimediafoundation.org

Oct 15 2018

Jonesey95 created T207072: InternetArchiveBot does not handle xx icon language templates correctly.
Oct 15 2018, 6:55 PM · InternetArchiveBot
Jonesey95 added a comment to T205803: Duplicate reference name errors in English Wikipedia caused by MediaWiki templatestyle handling?.

Over the last 12 hours (or so) there has been a significant drop in the number of topics in Category:Pages with duplicate reference names. I don't see here any notes that indicate an intentional fix was made. But I also note that all I know about the mechanisms involved came from researching this issue.

Oct 15 2018, 10:48 AM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-10-16 (1.32.0-wmf.26)), Patch-For-Review, Cite, TemplateStyles
Jonesey95 added a comment to T205803: Duplicate reference name errors in English Wikipedia caused by MediaWiki templatestyle handling?.

If there was no change to the MediaWiki software that caused a problem then there is no need for this change.

Oct 15 2018, 4:04 AM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-10-16 (1.32.0-wmf.26)), Patch-For-Review, Cite, TemplateStyles

Oct 13 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T205803: Duplicate reference name errors in English Wikipedia caused by MediaWiki templatestyle handling?.

Can we please revert the offending change?

Oct 13 2018, 7:15 AM · MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-10-16 (1.32.0-wmf.26)), Patch-For-Review, Cite, TemplateStyles

Oct 3 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T206128: IABot leaves pipes in citation titles, causing an error.

The bot is also leaving pipes in the url= parameter, causing the same error and breaking the URL. Pipes in the URL parameter should be replaced with %7c.

Oct 3 2018, 1:13 PM · InternetArchiveBot
Jonesey95 created T206128: IABot leaves pipes in citation titles, causing an error.
Oct 3 2018, 1:11 PM · InternetArchiveBot

Sep 3 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T200742: partial German translation shows up in English text on wikimediafoundation.org.

Accessibility is a matter of WMF policy. Make this right, please.

Sep 3 2018, 6:49 PM · wikimediafoundation.org
Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

Can someone please fix this Visual Editor bug? It is causing gnomes to have to do unnecessary work. In an extreme example, this VE-using editor unwittingly added Special:BookSources links to 170+ articles on a single day:

Sep 3 2018, 6:13 PM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor
Jonesey95 added a comment to T200742: partial German translation shows up in English text on wikimediafoundation.org.

Of course they can change it. It's WordPress. It's almost as easy to change text in WordPress as it is to change text in a Wikimedia site! All they have to do is copy and paste the English over the German. This should have been done a month ago when the problem was originally pointed out.

Sep 3 2018, 2:15 PM · wikimediafoundation.org
Jonesey95 added a comment to T200742: partial German translation shows up in English text on wikimediafoundation.org.

Please fix this obvious bug by changing the German text to English as soon as possible. Once it is changed, you will have time to develop a reader-friendly, accessible way to demonstrate that WMF projects are available in multiple languages. I can think of a few; feel free to post here if you would like ideas from your volunteer and donor community.

Sep 3 2018, 1:20 PM · wikimediafoundation.org

Aug 28 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

We still need this. Pages are still showing up every day in the Linter error page lists (for en.WP), even though the Linter lists were created many months ago. We can't fix the errors if they are not on a list or a category somewhere.

Aug 28 2018, 7:55 PM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Aug 22 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T10681: Group changes across days in enhanced rc.

I don't use RC either. I don't think I've ever even visited that page; the idea of seeing all recent changes is mind-boggling on en.WP. I suspect that the vast majority of active editors (on en.WP) use Watchlist but not RC.

Aug 22 2018, 5:01 AM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Watchlist, MediaWiki-Recent-changes

Aug 20 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T10681: Group changes across days in enhanced rc.

Replying to Quiddity above, assuming that the Watchlist works in basically the same way: To improve it, put a date/time stamp for the most recent change to the left of the page name, and show something like:

Aug 20 2018, 7:26 PM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Watchlist, MediaWiki-Recent-changes

Jun 10 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T10681: Group changes across days in enhanced rc.

Bumping this again. Every time I am away from WP for a few days, I am reminded of the pointlessness and waste of time involved in having to look at multiple links to see changes for each day. It is especially pointless since the "day" in question is arbitrary, based on the time zone my computer happens to be in.

Jun 10 2018, 11:35 PM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Watchlist, MediaWiki-Recent-changes

Jun 5 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

Please fix. This is still happening frequently.

Jun 5 2018, 2:16 PM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor

Apr 4 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

Bumping this. Can we get this running, please?

Apr 4 2018, 4:17 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Jan 21 2018

Jonesey95 added a comment to T35723: using "from=" in category urls can incorrectly say that categories are empty.

The erroneous message is in "MediaWiki:Category-empty", and in English, it gives this incorrect message: "There are no pages or files in this category."

Jan 21 2018, 6:06 PM · good first bug, MediaWiki-Categories

Dec 24 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T162291: Autolinking for URLs and magic links (ISBN etc.) not applied when copy-pasting a block of text.

Is this faulty edit (internal anchor links with manual superscript, and nowiki tags around ISBNs) related to this open bug?

Dec 24 2017, 6:30 AM · VisualEditor, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki

Dec 5 2017

Jonesey95 created T182058: Bot apparently broke BillboardURLByName templates.
Dec 5 2017, 4:34 AM · InternetArchiveBot (v2.0)
Jonesey95 added a comment to T181770: Apex theme: Too much vertical space between form fields (Special:Preferences/MonoBook).

OK. But this task specifically is about whitespace between items in the form. Your issues, most of which are valid, are off-topic for this task. The parent task, as I said before, is a better place to put them.

Dec 5 2017, 2:47 AM · OOUI (OOUI-0.27.4), MonoBook, MediaWiki-User-preferences

Dec 1 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T181770: Apex theme: Too much vertical space between form fields (Special:Preferences/MonoBook).

All or most of these problems exist in the Vector skin as well, at least on en.WP.

Dec 1 2017, 11:50 PM · OOUI (OOUI-0.27.4), MonoBook, MediaWiki-User-preferences
Jonesey95 added a comment to T181770: Apex theme: Too much vertical space between form fields (Special:Preferences/MonoBook).

Change can be jarring, and we'll get used to most of it, but the lack of bounding boxes or lines of some sort around each section is clearly a UI bug that should be fixed.

Dec 1 2017, 2:39 AM · OOUI (OOUI-0.27.4), MonoBook, MediaWiki-User-preferences

Nov 20 2017

Jonesey95 created T180999: Bot adds unnecessary url= parameter when chapterurl= is already present.
Nov 20 2017, 8:46 PM · InternetArchiveBot (v1.6)
Jonesey95 added a comment to T143453: Citoid VisualEditor code failing to escape wiki markup for citoid derived citations in some situations.

You can see an example of the above bad data being imported into an article at https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kelo_v._City_of_New_London&diff=prev&oldid=810668090

Nov 20 2017, 5:43 PM · Citoid, VisualEditor

Nov 16 2017

Jonesey95 created T180684: IABot created invalid template parameters.
Nov 16 2017, 12:52 PM · InternetArchiveBot (v1.6)

Nov 15 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T180542: TemplateData presentation in fields with many aliases.

It seems like this particular problem would be resolved by displaying the aliases vertically in a list, rather than concatenating them horizontally. I do not know if that would have negative side effects somewhere else, however.

Nov 15 2017, 2:48 AM · TemplateData, VisualEditor

Nov 9 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

This sounds great. One month seems like a reasonable update time.

Nov 9 2017, 2:12 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Nov 6 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

This is still happening, and gnomes need to clean up every time it happens. Can you please fix it? Here's one of the latest additions:

Nov 6 2017, 4:49 PM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor

Sep 17 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T174106: Search Relevance Survey test #3: action items.

This feature needs an opt-out button, i.e. "Do not show me these pop-up messages again".

Sep 17 2017, 2:54 PM · Discovery-Search, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-26 (1.31.0-wmf.1)), Discovery

Aug 29 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).

I don't know how it's happening. Maybe the editor who created the diff above will know.

Aug 29 2017, 1:48 PM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor

Aug 28 2017

Jonesey95 created T174303: Copy-pasting linked ISBN numbers from view mode HTML into VisualEditor inserts wikitext links to Special:BookSources (it should turn them into magic links?).
Aug 28 2017, 12:51 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor

Jun 30 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

It would be great to make some progress on this task. On en.WP, Category:Pages using ISBN magic links is still populating, seven months after the MediaWiki code change that created it. This bug is blocking implementation of things like the Tidy conversion and removal of magic links.

Jun 30 2017, 4:24 PM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

May 13 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T132308: Internationalise citoid dates.

This is probably the wrong venue for talking about changes to en.WP's MOS or CS1 templates, but the short version is that the "YYYY-MM" format is discouraged because of ambiguity. If an editor (or script) inputs "2004-05" to mean "2004–2005", the template rejects that ambiguous date format rather than convert it to "May 2004".

May 13 2017, 1:10 PM · User-Josve05a, VisualEditor, Citoid

May 12 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T132308: Internationalise citoid dates.

Come on over to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help_talk:Citation_Style_1 and start a conversation. It can work: @Whatamidoing-WMF has been consistent in engaging with en.WP about Tidy going away, coming back with updates, and that has built some trust, at least within a small community of gnomes. Efforts like that will go a long way toward improving the relationship between en.WP and WMF.

May 12 2017, 11:35 PM · User-Josve05a, VisualEditor, Citoid
Jonesey95 added a comment to T132308: Internationalise citoid dates.

Re: the "05, 2007" example above, I do not understand why it is a big deal to convert "May" into "Maio" if you are on the Italian Wikipedia. It's a straight one-to-one conversion for most languages. You must have a table somewhere. BattyBot task 25 uses a set of regexes on en.WP to do date conversions for many languages; the code is right there, ready for reuse.

May 12 2017, 5:35 PM · User-Josve05a, VisualEditor, Citoid

May 3 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T161152: Pasted ISBNs should trigger the ISBN typing auto-linking.

This, or something like it (ISBN with number inserted wrapped in nowiki tags) is still happening, even though all of the related bugs appear to be closed. See this April 25, 2017 edit:

May 3 2017, 6:14 AM · User-Ryasmeen, MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-04-04_(1.29.0-wmf.19)), VisualEditor-EditingTools, VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor

May 1 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T159242: Segmentation fault creating thumbnail.

This is also happening here:

May 1 2017, 4:12 AM · MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, Operations, Multimedia
Jonesey95 added a comment to T151202: 429 Error generating thumbnail.

Same error message today with this file:

May 1 2017, 4:07 AM · media-storage, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown

Apr 28 2017

Jonesey95 added a parent task for T161556: Implement a way to have linter reprocess all pages : T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.
Apr 28 2017, 4:05 AM · Services (watching), Parsoid, MediaWiki-extensions-Linter
Jonesey95 added a subtask for T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date: T161556: Implement a way to have linter reprocess all pages .
Apr 28 2017, 4:05 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Apr 12 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T135964: Force pages to be fully re-parsed occasionally.

Yes please. This is a long-standing problem. Let me know if I can support this task in any way (testing or QA; I am not a developer).

Apr 12 2017, 4:51 AM · MediaWiki-Cache, MediaWiki-Parser

Apr 10 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T10681: Group changes across days in enhanced rc.

Bumping this. Having at least a user-modifiable setting to show changes without regard to artificial day boundaries would be useful.

Apr 10 2017, 4:26 PM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Watchlist, MediaWiki-Recent-changes

Apr 6 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T162149: Show a warning about template loops in edit preview.

It seems there is already such a warning shown, from the 'parser-template-loop-warning' message: "Template loop detected: [[$1]]"?

Apr 6 2017, 5:22 AM · MediaWiki-Page-editing

Apr 3 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T160743: Add tracking category when a template loop is detected.

This error should generate an error message at the site of the error, at least in Preview mode, so that editors have a fighting chance of finding (or at least being able to report) the problem.

Apr 3 2017, 11:16 PM · MW-1.29-release-notes, MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-03-28_(1.29.0-wmf.18)), User-notice, MediaWiki-Parser

Mar 28 2017

Jonesey95 created T161581: Visual Editor wraps ISBNs in nowiki tags.
Mar 28 2017, 12:51 AM · VisualEditor
Jonesey95 added a comment to T121315: Find the phrase "ISBN" from ISBN magic links with Find and replace.

Note that magic links are going away.

Mar 28 2017, 12:47 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor-DataModel, VisualEditor

Mar 27 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

Any progress on this one? Can you run it with the automatic rate-limiter turned on? (I forget what it's called.)

Mar 27 2017, 1:16 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Mar 12 2017

Jenks24 awarded T160269: "edit" link for page lead shows in different font in Vector skin a Like token.
Mar 12 2017, 10:49 AM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-03-14_(1.29.0-wmf.16)), Regression, CSS, Vector
Jonesey95 created T160269: "edit" link for page lead shows in different font in Vector skin.
Mar 12 2017, 4:58 AM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-03-14_(1.29.0-wmf.16)), Regression, CSS, Vector

Feb 18 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

Legoktm, thanks for tracking down this information. I agree with your judgement that editing a few highly used templates would achieve similar results to null-editing pages, but it would still take a long time (see the bug from which this task was forked for more information), it would clog up the job queue, and it would not systematically null-edit every page.

Feb 18 2017, 1:24 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Feb 17 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T154067: Consider having <big> in wikitext output a styled <span> in HTML.

With this change, will Tidy continue to process

<big/>

reasonably? There are still articles on multiple WM installations with that invalid self-closed tag present.

Feb 17 2017, 3:38 PM · Patch-For-Review, Parsing-Team, MediaWiki-Parser

Feb 16 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157152: Visual Editor adds erroneous text "PMC" to citation template pmc= parameter.

It doesn't make sense to change any templates until the root cause of this problem is identified. What has changed recently to cause this problem?

Feb 16 2017, 5:32 PM · Citoid, VisualEditor

Feb 13 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

I believe that the proportion of pages missing from the error category at en.WP is much lower because a few of us have done systematic insource searches for a long list of regex patterns and fixed errors that we found. I searched for many of these patterns a few months ago and found a large number of pages that were not in the error category. Now that the searches have been done, there should be very few pages left to add to the error category.

Feb 13 2017, 2:24 AM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Feb 10 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157152: Visual Editor adds erroneous text "PMC" to citation template pmc= parameter.

If the upstream data has changed, maybe Citoid needs to be modified to strip the "PMC" characters from the PMC value, leaving only the numbers. This is just a guess.

Feb 10 2017, 4:11 PM · Citoid, VisualEditor

Feb 9 2017

Jonesey95 added a comment to T157670: Changes to MediaWiki code related to parsing can leave links tables out of date.

Thanks for forking this into its own bug. An update: I am still finding pages with self-closed HTML tag errors that have not made it into the error category. A null edit puts them in the category. We are now at eight months after the MW code change that created this error category.

Feb 9 2017, 1:55 PM · MediaWiki-Parser, MediaWiki-Page-editing, Parsing-Team

Feb 3 2017

Jonesey95 created T157152: Visual Editor adds erroneous text "PMC" to citation template pmc= parameter.
Feb 3 2017, 5:23 PM · Citoid, VisualEditor

Dec 25 2016

Restricted Application assigned T154119: Template inserted into br tag to Cyberpower678.
Dec 25 2016, 11:08 PM · InternetArchiveBot (v1.3)

Nov 15 2016

Restricted Application assigned T150729: Handle "cite__web" (template name with multiple spaces between the words) properly to Cyberpower678.
Nov 15 2016, 4:58 AM · InternetArchiveBot (v1.3)

Nov 3 2016

Restricted Application added a project to T73098: Search using insource and regex returns irregular and different set of articles each time: Discovery-Search.

Related to, or possibly a duplicate of, T106685.

Nov 3 2016, 5:42 AM · Discovery-Search, Discovery, CirrusSearch
Restricted Application added a project to T99229: insource internal syntax error: Discovery-Search.

I don't think this is a bug. The regex is malformed, so an error is returned. The regex in question should be:

Nov 3 2016, 5:39 AM · Discovery-Search, Discovery, Wikimedia-production-error, CirrusSearch
Jonesey95 added a comment to T106685: Regexes in search queries can sometimes return fewer search results than they should.

Just another example, if it helps to find a solution to this problem.

Nov 3 2016, 5:36 AM · Discovery-Search, WorkType-Maintenance, Discovery, CirrusSearch

Oct 26 2016

Jonesey95 added a comment to T148274: Implement a convenient way to link to ISBNs without magic links.

Should this be linked somehow to T47942 and T28207 to show some history? I don't know how to do that.

Oct 26 2016, 3:07 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Parser
Jonesey95 added a comment to T148274: Implement a convenient way to link to ISBNs without magic links.

One of the benefits of using a template is that it allows for easy validation of ISBNs, the display of error messages for invalid ISBNs, and categorization of pages with invalid ISBNs. Are those features available with parser functions?

Oct 26 2016, 3:02 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Parser

Oct 22 2016

Jonesey95 added a comment to T10761: Template transclusion done "behind the scenes" when saving a user .js page.

This may be related to, or the same as, T18683.

Oct 22 2016, 3:11 PM · MediaWiki-Templates