Qgil (Quim Gil — Wikimedia Foundation)
Engineering community manager at the Wikimedia Foundation

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I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, and edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

For my alter ego contributing to Wikimedia as a volunteer, see @QuimGil

Recent Activity

Fri, Sep 21

Qgil moved T202929: Assure that documentation about communities and engagement processes is relevant and up to date from Backlog to To do on the CommRel-Documentation board.
Fri, Sep 21, 2:51 PM · Goal, CommRel-Documentation

Wed, Sep 19

Qgil renamed T203650: Lessons learned on support for CE insights this year. from Post-mortem on support for CE insights this year. to Lessons learned on support for CE insights this year..
Wed, Sep 19, 12:15 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)
Qgil assigned T203650: Lessons learned on support for CE insights this year. to Elitre.

We agreed not to organize a post-mortem meeting. Instead, we write down what didn't go well or as expected + lessons learned.

Wed, Sep 19, 12:15 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)
Qgil moved T202436: Submit the team's proposal for CE Insights in September from To-Do to Started on the CommRel-Internals board.
Wed, Sep 19, 12:10 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a comment to T202929: Assure that documentation about communities and engagement processes is relevant and up to date.

What about polishing this task as a goal and making it a team goal for the next quarter?

Wed, Sep 19, 12:04 PM · Goal, CommRel-Documentation
Qgil set Due Date to Thu, Sep 20, 10:00 PM on T204815: MassMessage wikis about GFDL changes.
Wed, Sep 19, 11:47 AM · CommRel-Internals, User-Johan

Tue, Sep 18

Qgil awarded T203014: Copyediting CE Insights report a Yellow Medal token.
Tue, Sep 18, 7:50 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)

Mon, Sep 17

Qgil created CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018).
Mon, Sep 17, 12:32 PM
Qgil added a member for Project-Admins: Elitre.
Mon, Sep 17, 11:17 AM
Qgil moved T199549: Write a few postmortem notes from To-Do to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Mon, Sep 17, 10:08 AM · CommRel-Internals

Fri, Sep 14

Qgil lowered the priority of T170516: Review CE Insights results and future questions for Technical Collaboration from High to Low.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:40 AM · CommRel-Internals, Goal, Community-Engagement-Insights
Qgil lowered the priority of T199227: Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018 from High to Low.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:40 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T178187: Support Javascript-based tools on Wikimedia Commons in the transition to structured data from Backlog to Jul-Sep-2018 on the CommRel-Specialists-Support board.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:27 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), JavaScript, Structured-Data-Commons, Wikidata
Qgil raised the priority of T191045: Announce CodeMirror graduation from beta in LTR wikis from Low to Normal.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:27 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)
Qgil moved T198851: CL support to validate a small change in the Special:Search user interface from Backlog to Jul-Sep-2018 on the CommRel-Specialists-Support board.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:27 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), User-Johan, Discovery, Discovery-Search, CirrusSearch
Qgil triaged T200909: Communicate Datacenter Switchover and Switchback as Lowest priority.
Fri, Sep 14, 9:26 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)

Tue, Sep 11

QuimGil awarded T64702: Extension:Translate's languages box should look like interwiki language links a Love token.
Tue, Sep 11, 10:29 AM · MW-1.32-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-09-18 (1.32.0-wmf.22)), Language-2018-July-September, MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Qgil added a comment to T155678: Provide an easy to use support system for contributors to ask technical questions .

Discourse is almost good, but it has a habit of limiting brand new user options, which is a big limitation of a Q&A system.

Tue, Sep 11, 10:13 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), Developer-Advocacy (Jul-Sep 2018), Discourse, User-Tgr, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, TCB-Team

Mon, Sep 10

Qgil updated the task description for T203650: Lessons learned on support for CE insights this year..
Mon, Sep 10, 7:24 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018)
Qgil updated the task description for T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018.
Mon, Sep 10, 1:10 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a subtask for T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities: T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it.
Mon, Sep 10, 12:54 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a parent task for T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it: T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities.
Mon, Sep 10, 12:54 PM · CommRel-Internals

Fri, Sep 7

MGChecker awarded T48556: [Epic] Wikidata 3rd party client (Instant Wikidata) a Love token.
Fri, Sep 7, 11:26 PM · Epic, Wikidata, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient

Wed, Sep 5

Qgil edited projects for T199576: Inform users of tiles.wmflabs.org that they can switch to the production tile server, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed Community-Relations.
Wed, Sep 5, 9:00 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support, Maps, VPS-Projects
Qgil updated the task description for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Wed, Sep 5, 10:37 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil updated the task description for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Wed, Sep 5, 10:36 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals

Fri, Aug 31

Qgil lowered the priority of T199086: Close the Technical Collaboration's Community Health group from Normal to Low.

I have pinged the CoC Committee. Meanwhile, there is nothing I can actively do. Lowering priority.

Fri, Aug 31, 1:05 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil triaged T202436: Submit the team's proposal for CE Insights in September as High priority.

The deadline is today. Maybe it has been submitted, maybe not. @Whatamidoing-WMF please confirm.

Fri, Aug 31, 8:36 AM · CommRel-Internals

Thu, Aug 30

Qgil removed a project from T112757: Create a guided tour about Flow: CommRel-Documentation.

Not CommRel-Documentation, actually.

Thu, Aug 30, 5:10 PM · Growth-Team, Liaisons-March-2016, Liaisons-February-2016, Collaboration-Community-Engagement, MediaWiki-extensions-GuidedTour, StructuredDiscussions, Collaboration-Team-Triage

Wed, Aug 29

Qgil added a project to T60250: Write and implement MediaWiki RFC report bot: TechCom.
Wed, Aug 29, 12:05 PM · TechCom, WorkType-NewFunctionality, Easy, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown
Qgil awarded T176490: Goal: A learning environment and growth paths for new volunteer developers a Like token.
Wed, Aug 29, 12:01 PM · Developer-Advocacy (Apr-Jun-2018), Goal

Tue, Aug 28

Qgil moved T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now from Started to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.

Thank you!

Tue, Aug 28, 9:11 AM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil awarded T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now a Like token.
Tue, Aug 28, 9:10 AM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists

Mon, Aug 27

Qgil added a comment to T155678: Provide an easy to use support system for contributors to ask technical questions .

@saper Do you mean to build a web application for Q&A based on ActivityPub from scratch? Or to add features to i.e. Mastodon?

Mon, Aug 27, 8:34 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), Developer-Advocacy (Jul-Sep 2018), Discourse, User-Tgr, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, TCB-Team
Qgil awarded T107014: Enable Nuance ticket tracking system in Phabricator (an alternative to OTRS) a Like token.
Mon, Aug 27, 2:42 PM · OTRS, Phabricator

Aug 22 2018

Qgil edited projects for T202436: Submit the team's proposal for CE Insights in September, added: CommRel-Internals; removed CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018).
Aug 22 2018, 8:12 AM · CommRel-Internals

Aug 21 2018

Qgil added a comment to T199550: Define new coverage tables for Specialists.

@Elitre What about you take care of the coverage areas related to your subteam (e.g. the Audiences teams requiring continuous support) and I take care of the rest of Community Relations? In other words, you would complete "your part" and then reassign this task to me.

Aug 21 2018, 3:59 PM · CommRel-Internals

Aug 20 2018

Qgil added a project to T198988: Note Taking Feedback: Wikimedia Technical Conference : CommRel-Documentation.
Aug 20 2018, 8:26 PM · CommRel-Documentation, Wikimedia-Technical-Conference-2018-Organization

Aug 17 2018

Qgil awarded T176481: Goal: Understand how and why new developers start contributing and stay or leave a Like token.
Aug 17 2018, 12:01 PM · Developer-Advocacy (Apr-Jun-2018), Goal

Aug 15 2018

Qgil removed a member for Africa-Wikimedia-Developers: Qgil.
Aug 15 2018, 3:49 PM

Aug 14 2018

Qgil added a comment to T108050: Process for regularly responding to requests on Foundation wiki feedback.

After checking with the Communications team, this is the current situation:

Aug 14 2018, 3:36 PM · WMF-Communications

Aug 13 2018

Qgil assigned T199084: Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki to Quiddity.
Aug 13 2018, 8:09 PM · CommRel-Internals

Aug 10 2018

Qgil updated the task description for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Aug 10 2018, 10:37 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil renamed T199084: Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki from Archive or update Community Liaisons pages in Meta and Office Wiki to Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki.
Aug 10 2018, 10:35 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a project to T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations: Goal.
Aug 10 2018, 10:28 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil edited parent tasks for T199553: Transition Community Liaisons pages on Office wiki to Community Relations Specialists, added: T199084: Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki; removed: T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Aug 10 2018, 10:20 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil removed a subtask for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations: T199553: Transition Community Liaisons pages on Office wiki to Community Relations Specialists.
Aug 10 2018, 10:20 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a subtask for T199084: Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki: T199553: Transition Community Liaisons pages on Office wiki to Community Relations Specialists.
Aug 10 2018, 10:20 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a comment to T198363: Consider ways to integrate with federated social networks.

Curated Wikimedia Commons feeds such as Media of the day

Aug 10 2018, 9:36 AM · MediaWiki-extension-requests

Aug 9 2018

Qgil awarded T199982: Announce that TemplateStyles is being deployed everywhere with mass messages a Like token.
Aug 9 2018, 11:41 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), TemplateStyles
Qgil placed T199576: Inform users of tiles.wmflabs.org that they can switch to the production tile server up for grabs.

As said, please let us know when this task is ready to start. When that happens, please update the description accordingly. Then we will assign it and proceed. Thank you!

Aug 9 2018, 11:40 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support, Maps, VPS-Projects

Aug 7 2018

Qgil added a subtask for T199104: Review Community Relations Specialists' team workflows and practices: Unknown Object (Task).
Aug 7 2018, 10:55 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil removed a subtask for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations: Unknown Object (Task).
Aug 7 2018, 10:55 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil updated the task description for T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018.
Aug 7 2018, 10:53 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a subtask for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations: Unknown Object (Task).
Aug 7 2018, 10:41 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T199227: Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018 as Resolved.

This was done in July. Maggie was happy, also because this time it was us (specifically @Elitre) who uploaded the slides.

Aug 7 2018, 10:39 AM · CommRel-Internals

Aug 6 2018

Qgil closed T170516: Review CE Insights results and future questions for Technical Collaboration as Resolved.

At this point I think it is simpler and better to close this task (that now belongs to the TC past) and open a new one with the new CE Insights round.

Aug 6 2018, 2:00 PM · CommRel-Internals, Goal, Community-Engagement-Insights
Qgil added a comment to T201273: Add option to discourse-chat-integration plugin to use plain message instead of channel notice for the Matrix provider.

The live site is a pilot in a labs server, so I think it is totally fine to test there.

Aug 6 2018, 11:16 AM · Discourse
Qgil moved T199550: Define new coverage tables for Specialists from Inbox to To-Do on the CommRel-Internals board.
Aug 6 2018, 10:18 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T199704: Represent Community Relations in an internal dept project re: Evaluation Frameworks from Inbox to To-Do on the CommRel-Internals board.
Aug 6 2018, 10:18 AM · CommRel-Internals

Aug 3 2018

Qgil closed T199624: Wikimania Hackathon 2018: Poster creation session as Resolved.
Aug 3 2018, 3:17 PM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2018, International-Developer-Events
Qgil closed T199627: Wikimania Hackathon 2018: Newcomers matching session: Match with mentors or a project as Resolved.
Aug 3 2018, 3:17 PM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2018, International-Developer-Events
Qgil closed T199629: Wikimania Hackathon 2018: Day 2 project matching as Resolved.
Aug 3 2018, 3:17 PM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2018, International-Developer-Events
Qgil closed T196491: Wikimania 2018 Hackathon Opening Session as Resolved.
Aug 3 2018, 3:06 PM · International-Developer-Events, Wikimania-Hackathon-2018-Organization, Wikimania-Hackathon-2018
Qgil added a comment to T194409: Have ambassadors self evaluate their skills.

Let me ask, why do we need this? What is the goal or the benefit? I'm asking just to have this agreed and documented before proceeding with this task.

Aug 3 2018, 3:05 PM · CommRel-Documentation
Qgil added a comment to T184472: Community Relations support for Toolhub project.

OK, it seems that there are no big subtasks identified here, correct? If there is any, as in tasks with a clear deliverable, beginning and end, please file them as such. Thank you!

Aug 3 2018, 3:01 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), Toolhub
Qgil awarded T199553: Transition Community Liaisons pages on Office wiki to Community Relations Specialists a Like token.
Aug 3 2018, 2:58 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil placed T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now up for grabs.

The title and description of this task are correct, and they seem to [provide everything Operations needs to proceed.

Aug 3 2018, 2:56 PM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil closed T199973: Wikimania Cape Town Hackathon Closing as Resolved.
Aug 3 2018, 2:53 PM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2018, Wikimania-Hackathon-2018-Organization, International-Developer-Events

Aug 2 2018

Qgil awarded T170349: Add information about the newcomers landing page on the MediaWiki homepage a Love token.
Aug 2 2018, 3:17 PM · Developer-Advocacy (Jul-Sep 2018)

Jul 15 2018

Aklapper awarded T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now a Like token.
Jul 15 2018, 4:41 PM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists

Jul 13 2018

Elitre awarded T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018 a Love token.
Jul 13 2018, 4:09 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil raised the priority of T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it from Normal to Needs Triage.
Jul 13 2018, 9:35 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil renamed T199227: Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018 from Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018 to Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018.
Jul 13 2018, 8:33 AM · CommRel-Internals

Jul 12 2018

Qgil updated subscribers of T199304: Test task please ignore.

Thank you! I didn't know about this tool. But not really, I think this is all we need for now. Adding @Elitre just in case.

Jul 12 2018, 9:15 PM · Trash
Qgil changed the status of T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now from Stalled to Open.

OK, in more detail. We want to close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now (maybe in the future we decide to delete it, but we would create a new task if this is the case).

Jul 12 2018, 1:47 PM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil changed the status of T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now , a subtask of T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations, from Stalled to Open.
Jul 12 2018, 1:47 PM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities from Inbox to To-Do on the CommRel-Internals board.
Jul 12 2018, 1:08 PM · CommRel-Internals

Jul 11 2018

Qgil moved T196418: Google Maps keyless usage sunset on 2018-06-11 from Backlog to Started on the CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018) board.
Jul 11 2018, 12:47 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), Toolforge
Qgil added a project to T196418: Google Maps keyless usage sunset on 2018-06-11: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018).
Jul 11 2018, 12:46 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018), Toolforge
Qgil added a comment to T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Relations is now good enough. A lot more work is still needed in subpages.

Jul 11 2018, 11:18 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil updated the task description for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Jul 11 2018, 11:17 AM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T199304: Test task please ignore as Invalid.
Jul 11 2018, 10:16 AM · Trash
Qgil updated the task description for T199304: Test task please ignore.
Jul 11 2018, 10:16 AM · Trash
Qgil updated the task description for T199304: Test task please ignore.
Jul 11 2018, 10:14 AM · Trash
Qgil created T199304: Test task please ignore.
Jul 11 2018, 10:13 AM · Trash
Qgil added a comment to T91335: Create tool to generate, track and show metrics for Tech News.

@Johan, as the current editor-in-chief of TechNews, is this a project you are interested about?

Jul 11 2018, 7:27 AM · CommRel-Internals, Outreach-Programs-Projects
Qgil moved T91335: Create tool to generate, track and show metrics for Tech News from Inbox to Needs discussion on the CommRel-Internals board.
Jul 11 2018, 7:23 AM · CommRel-Internals, Outreach-Programs-Projects
Qgil moved T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018 from Inbox to Started on the CommRel-Internals board.
Jul 11 2018, 7:22 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil added a project to T91335: Create tool to generate, track and show metrics for Tech News: CommRel-Internals.
Jul 11 2018, 7:20 AM · CommRel-Internals, Outreach-Programs-Projects

Jul 10 2018

Qgil added a parent task for T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now : T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations.
Jul 10 2018, 2:03 PM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil added a subtask for T198848: Bootstrap Community Relations: T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now .
Jul 10 2018, 2:03 PM · Goal, CommRel-Internals
Qgil claimed T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now .

At the end we have decided to stop using this list.

Jul 10 2018, 2:02 PM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil triaged T199227: Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018 as High priority.
Jul 10 2018, 2:02 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil created T199227: Technical Collaboration / Community Relations quarterly check-in slides for April - June 2018.
Jul 10 2018, 2:01 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil triaged T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018 as Normal priority.
Jul 10 2018, 1:02 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil created T199223: Community Relations quarterly check-in for July - September 2018.
Jul 10 2018, 1:02 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T197865: Social and communication infrastructure for tech translators from Inbox to Needs discussion on the CommRel-Internals board.
Jul 10 2018, 7:21 AM · CommRel-Internals, User-Johan
Qgil edited projects for T197865: Social and communication infrastructure for tech translators, added: CommRel-Internals; removed CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2018).
Jul 10 2018, 7:21 AM · CommRel-Internals, User-Johan
Qgil moved T155683: Close https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cep and keep the archive for now from Inbox to Started on the CommRel-Internals board.
Jul 10 2018, 7:15 AM · CommRel-Internals, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists