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Engineering community manager at the Wikimedia Foundation

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Sep 17 2014, 6:53 PM (307 w, 3 d)
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Disclaimer

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

Wed, Aug 5

Jdlrobson awarded T45: Phabricator should suggest possible duplicates when creating a new task a Like token.
Wed, Aug 5, 2:51 PM · Developer-Wishlist (2017), Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream), Wikimedia Phabricator RfC

Tue, Aug 4

Ladsgroup awarded T45: Phabricator should suggest possible duplicates when creating a new task a Like token.
Tue, Aug 4, 4:20 PM · Developer-Wishlist (2017), Upstream, Phabricator (Upstream), Wikimedia Phabricator RfC

Wed, Jul 22

Qgil updated subscribers of T246506: Investigate a development/testing environment for #techblog.
Wed, Jul 22, 8:57 AM · User-bd808, cloud-services-team (Kanban), Technical blog
Qgil updated subscribers of T258341: The Diff subscribe for comments interface is not responsive.
Wed, Jul 22, 8:55 AM · Diff-blog
Qgil closed T86157: Require WMF Engineering quarterly goals to have an associated Phabricator task, a subtask of T118231: Proposal: any WMF software project willing to be prioritized requires a concept publicly available, as Declined.
Wed, Jul 22, 8:53 AM · Technical-Collaboration-Guidance, Liaisons-March-2016, Liaisons-February-2016, WMF-Product-Development-Process
Qgil closed T86157: Require WMF Engineering quarterly goals to have an associated Phabricator task as Declined.

As the creator of this task, I agree with closing it.

Wed, Jul 22, 8:53 AM · WMF-Product-Development-Process

Thu, Jul 16

Qgil removed a watcher for Diff-blog: Fabrice_Florin.
Thu, Jul 16, 10:45 AM
Qgil removed a watcher for Diff-blog: Tbayer.
Thu, Jul 16, 10:45 AM
Qgil removed a member for Diff-blog: MelodyKramer.
Thu, Jul 16, 10:45 AM
Qgil removed a member for Diff-blog: Tbayer.
Thu, Jul 16, 10:44 AM
Qgil added a watcher for Diff-blog: Qgil.
Thu, Jul 16, 10:44 AM

Tue, Jul 14

Qgil renamed Diff-blog from Diff to Diff-blog.
Tue, Jul 14, 1:15 PM
Qgil renamed Diff-blog from Wikimedia-Blog to Diff.
Tue, Jul 14, 1:12 PM

Jun 17 2020

Akuckartz awarded T88965: Create "MediaWiki-Stakeholders-Group" project in Phabricator a Like token.
Jun 17 2020, 9:07 PM · Project-Admins, Wiki-Release-Team, Developer-Advocacy, ECT-February-2015

Jun 14 2020

Akuckartz awarded T88265: Investigate sources to fund third party MediaWiki features a Like token.
Jun 14 2020, 4:21 PM · MediaWiki-Stakeholders-Group, Developer-Advocacy, Wiki-Release-Team

May 26 2020

FriedrickMILBarbarossa awarded T899: Unclear what the point of tokens in Phabricator is a Pterodactyl token.
May 26 2020, 4:25 PM · Phabricator

May 13 2020

Qgil added a watcher for Technical blog: Qgil.
May 13 2020, 8:45 PM

May 10 2020

BEANS-X2 awarded T899: Unclear what the point of tokens in Phabricator is a Stroopwafel token.
May 10 2020, 1:56 PM · Phabricator

Apr 28 2020

Qgil added a comment to T235401: Emails from discourse-mediawiki.wmflabs.org softfail SPF.

Has this [the merge] already happened?

Apr 28 2020, 8:49 AM · Discourse

Apr 16 2020

Qgil added a comment to T250187: duplicate account on https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/.

I am surprised that you could log in at all.

Apr 16 2020, 12:12 PM · Space, WMF-Communications
Qgil awarded T250187: duplicate account on https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/ a Like token.
Apr 16 2020, 12:10 PM · Space, WMF-Communications
Qgil added a comment to T250096: Switch off "[Wikimedia Space] Summary" emails.

Thanks! Because users can also change the frequency of email summaries in their preferences, I think leaving it at one eek is good.

Apr 16 2020, 12:09 PM · Space, WMF-Communications

Apr 14 2020

Qgil added a comment to T246853: Archive #CommRel-Design and related Phabricator Form?.

Oh, a task actually completed was left hanging It was my fault as I forgot to assign it to me. :) Resolved now.

Apr 14 2020, 10:11 AM · Project-Admins, WMF-Communications, CommRel-Design, Phabricator
Qgil triaged T250096: Switch off "[Wikimedia Space] Summary" emails as Medium priority.
Apr 14 2020, 10:08 AM · Space, WMF-Communications
Qgil assigned T250096: Switch off "[Wikimedia Space] Summary" emails to elappen-WMF.

Elena had looked into this.

Apr 14 2020, 10:08 AM · Space, WMF-Communications
Qgil added a comment to T247010: Clarify future of discourse-mediawiki.wmflabs.org.

Related but not related but related indeed ;)

Apr 14 2020, 10:02 AM · Developer-Advocacy (Jul-Sep 2020), Discourse
Qgil added a comment to T248841: Change maintainer of instance for Wikimedia Space Forum.

Hi, see https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/responding-to-questions-about-a-future-discuss-space-owned-by-volunteers/3367

Apr 14 2020, 9:53 AM · VPS-Projects, Space

Apr 1 2020

Qgil added a comment to T248841: Change maintainer of instance for Wikimedia Space Forum.

And to be clear, these questions preclude but don't avoid the points made by @bd808 above. They are relevant regardless of where Discuss Space is hosted and how it is maintained.

Apr 1 2020, 8:37 AM · VPS-Projects, Space

Mar 31 2020

Qgil added a comment to T248841: Change maintainer of instance for Wikimedia Space Forum.

Just a quick note now to say that we will need to do some homework in order to have answers about a couple of important questions that at least I don't know the answer right now:

Mar 31 2020, 4:41 PM · VPS-Projects, Space

Mar 18 2020

Qgil archived CommRel-Internals.
Mar 18 2020, 7:48 AM
Qgil moved T199084: Archive or update CommRel pages in Meta and Office Wiki from To-Do to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Mar 18 2020, 7:44 AM · CommRel-Internals, CommRel-Specialists-Support
Qgil edited projects for T199084: Archive or update CommRel pages in Meta and Office Wiki, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed CommRel-Internals.
Mar 18 2020, 7:43 AM · CommRel-Internals, CommRel-Specialists-Support
Qgil archived Space.
Mar 18 2020, 7:38 AM
Qgil archived Space (Apr-Jun-2020).
Mar 18 2020, 7:38 AM
Qgil archived Space (Jan-Mar-2020).
Mar 18 2020, 7:38 AM
Qgil archived Space (Oct-Dec-2019).
Mar 18 2020, 7:38 AM
Qgil closed T227118: Comments should be more apparent when viewing the Space blog, a subtask of T226763: Visit home page design for Wikimedia Space, as Declined.
Mar 18 2020, 7:33 AM · CommRel-Design, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil closed T227118: Comments should be more apparent when viewing the Space blog as Declined.

I'm boldly declining this task based on the assumption that the new community blog will have native WordPress comments and therefore this problem, if it exists at all, will be completely different.

Mar 18 2020, 7:33 AM · Space

Mar 16 2020

Qgil edited projects for T214081: Make a magic, self-labeling feedback button, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed CommRel-Internals.
Mar 16 2020, 9:00 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support
Qgil removed a project from T91335: Create tool to generate, track and show metrics for Tech News: CommRel-Internals.

CommRel-Internals is closing as a project board.

Mar 16 2020, 8:59 AM · Outreach-Programs-Projects
Qgil moved T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it from Needs discussion to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Mar 16 2020, 8:57 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it, a subtask of T183278: Set up a Phabricator workboard/project for #techambassadors and experiment with it, as Declined.
Mar 16 2020, 8:57 AM · Community-Relations-Support (Apr-Jun-2018)
Qgil closed T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it, a subtask of T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities, as Declined.
Mar 16 2020, 8:57 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T193878: Check the current processes for Tech Ambassadors and iterate on it as Declined.

This is not a goal anymore. Any work done with Tech Ambassadors will start from scratch in a new program.

Mar 16 2020, 8:57 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities from Needs discussion to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Mar 16 2020, 8:57 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T199424: Expand the Tech Ambassadors program beyond the top 25 Wikimedia communities as Declined.

This is not a goal anymore. Any work done with Tech Ambassadors will start from scratch in a new program.

Mar 16 2020, 8:56 AM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil edited projects for T220488: Add Support request task creation link(s) to the sidebar of the Phab project?, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed CommRel-Internals.
Mar 16 2020, 8:27 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support

Mar 9 2020

Qgil edited projects for T227204: Process to collect community news that the Foundation shouldn't miss, added: WMF-Communications; removed Space (Jan-Mar-2020).
Mar 9 2020, 3:21 PM · Diff-blog, WMF-Communications
Qgil closed T235235: Document data backup and disaster recovery plan for https://space.wmflabs.org and https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org as Invalid.

I don't see any reason to keep this task open. Resolving as Invalid because of change of Space plans.

Mar 9 2020, 3:20 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil archived Community comms and outreach.
Mar 9 2020, 7:04 AM
Qgil removed a project from T217232: Outreach campaign to raise awareness of Scoring Platform: Community comms and outreach.
Mar 9 2020, 7:03 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support, Scoring-platform-team
Qgil removed a project from T235912: Deployment of Wikimedia Affiliates Data portal page & system on Meta: Community comms and outreach.
Mar 9 2020, 7:02 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2020), Space (Oct-Dec-2019)

Mar 5 2020

Qgil added a parent task for T246853: Archive #CommRel-Design and related Phabricator Form?: Unknown Object (Task).
Mar 5 2020, 7:08 AM · Project-Admins, WMF-Communications, CommRel-Design, Phabricator
Qgil added a comment to T246853: Archive #CommRel-Design and related Phabricator Form?.

No additional thoughts on this task.

Mar 5 2020, 7:07 AM · Project-Admins, WMF-Communications, CommRel-Design, Phabricator

Mar 4 2020

Qgil closed T143629: Create a plan for community engagement with WRC as Declined.

I have other ways to remember about WRC. :) Declining this task because this won't happen.

Mar 4 2020, 12:22 PM · Wikimedia Resource Center

Feb 19 2020

Qgil removed a project from T236508: Videos from YouTube don't embed correctly in Space posts: Space (Oct-Dec-2019).
Feb 19 2020, 8:08 PM · Discourse

Feb 18 2020

Qgil closed T230850: Test mailing list emulation in Space as Declined.

Declining this task because of the Space announcement - https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 3:46 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020), User-Tgr
Qgil lowered the priority of T235235: Document data backup and disaster recovery plan for https://space.wmflabs.org and https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org from Medium to Low.
Feb 18 2020, 3:44 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil moved T235235: Document data backup and disaster recovery plan for https://space.wmflabs.org and https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jan-Mar-2020) board.

An update after the Space announcement - https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184 - we are just keeping the status quo until the WordPress is moved to a production server and Discourse is frozen by March 31.

Feb 18 2020, 3:43 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers as Declined.

Declined as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 3:04 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil removed a project from T190560: Integrate Discourse into Wikimedia wikis search: Space (Jan-Mar-2020).
Feb 18 2020, 3:03 PM · Discovery-Search, Discourse
Qgil assigned T227456: Opt-in migration of community news channels to CKoerner_WMF.

This task is still relevant. Assigning to Chris only because I am triaging orphan Space tasks.

Feb 18 2020, 3:02 PM · Diff-blog, WMF-Communications
Qgil closed T227017: Should Wikimedia Space have a short description (aka a tagline) as Declined.

Declined as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:58 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227017: Should Wikimedia Space have a short description (aka a tagline), a subtask of T226763: Visit home page design for Wikimedia Space, as Declined.
Feb 18 2020, 2:58 PM · CommRel-Design, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil closed T226727: Integrate mailing lists in Wikimedia Space as Declined.

I'm declining this task following with the Space announcement - https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:39 PM · Operations, Space (Jan-Mar-2020), Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil closed T227310: Security review for WordPress, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, as Invalid.
Feb 18 2020, 2:31 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227310: Security review for WordPress as Invalid.

Marking this task invalid as a consequence of Declining as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:31 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227311: Security review for Discourse, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, as Declined.
Feb 18 2020, 2:28 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227311: Security review for Discourse as Declined.

Declining as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:28 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227313: Legal review of Wikimedia Space as an official Wikimedia site, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, as Declined.
Feb 18 2020, 2:28 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T227313: Legal review of Wikimedia Space as an official Wikimedia site as Declined.

Declining as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:28 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T226871: Create interwiki links for Space URLs as Declined.

Declining as per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/next-steps-on-wikimedia-space/3184

Feb 18 2020, 2:27 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil edited projects for T227035: Cant log into discuss space in discourse Android app, 503, added: Discourse; removed Space.

I still get this error testing Discuss Space. No idea why.

Feb 18 2020, 2:23 PM · Discourse
Qgil closed T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext as Declined.

I'll be bold and decline. If someone disagrees, feel free to reopen.

Feb 18 2020, 2:21 PM · Space
Qgil removed a project from T236852: Explore commissioning mailing list mode per category in Space: Space.
Feb 18 2020, 2:12 PM · Discourse
Qgil removed a project from T231379: Undo button not undoing JS changes in Discourse: Space.
Feb 18 2020, 2:11 PM · Discourse
Qgil removed a project from T235401: Emails from discourse-mediawiki.wmflabs.org softfail SPF: Space.
Feb 18 2020, 2:11 PM · Discourse
Qgil edited projects for T239523: Discrepancy between local and global email status, added: Discourse; removed Space.
Feb 18 2020, 2:10 PM · Discourse, MediaWiki-extensions-OAuth, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth
Qgil edited projects for T243973: WikimediaSpace blocking editors without confirmed email address, added: Discourse; removed Space.
Feb 18 2020, 2:09 PM · Discourse

Feb 12 2020

Qgil closed T185961: Enable Google login in discourse-mediawiki.wmflabs.org as Declined.

I'll mark as Declined only to reflect the current situation.

Feb 12 2020, 10:22 AM · Office-IT, Discourse

Feb 10 2020

Qgil moved T243892: I cannot use my account on Wikimedia Space from Backlog to Evaluated on the Space (Jan-Mar-2020) board.
Feb 10 2020, 1:30 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T243892: I cannot use my account on Wikimedia Space as Resolved.

Sorry for the delay. I was traveling, and then dealing with backlogs of stuff.

Feb 10 2020, 1:30 PM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)

Feb 3 2020

Qgil awarded T243995: Request creation of wikimania-scholarships VPS project a Love token.
Feb 3 2020, 6:46 AM · cloud-services-team (Kanban), CRM (Jan-Mar-2020), Cloud-VPS (Project-requests)

Jan 31 2020

Qgil created T243995: Request creation of wikimania-scholarships VPS project.
Jan 31 2020, 8:44 AM · cloud-services-team (Kanban), CRM (Jan-Mar-2020), Cloud-VPS (Project-requests)
Qgil added a comment to T243973: WikimediaSpace blocking editors without confirmed email address.

... and Discourse requires email address for user creation.

Jan 31 2020, 8:22 AM · Discourse

Jan 20 2020

Qgil added a comment to T243037: Shutdown scholarships.wikimedia.org and archive project.

Thank you for the clarifications!

Jan 20 2020, 1:02 PM · Patch-For-Review, Projects-Cleanup, Wikimedia-Wikimania-Scholarships

Jan 17 2020

Qgil added a comment to T243037: Shutdown scholarships.wikimedia.org and archive project.

@soworu It would be useful to check with Legal how we can make any use of the existing data. Knowing who has applied for scholarship in previous Wikimanias and who was accepted / declined may be useful information for scholarship committees in the current Wikimania and future events.

Jan 17 2020, 7:39 AM · Patch-For-Review, Projects-Cleanup, Wikimedia-Wikimania-Scholarships

Jan 10 2020

Qgil closed T101362: A #Templates tag for tasks related with creating/fixing MediaWiki templates? as Declined.

Yes, agreed.

Jan 10 2020, 2:47 PM · Project-Admins

Jan 3 2020

Qgil moved T241360: This is a test CRM task from Backlog to Evaluated on the CRM (Jan-Mar-2020) board.
Jan 3 2020, 9:16 AM · CRM (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil closed T241360: This is a test CRM task as Invalid.
Jan 3 2020, 9:16 AM · CRM (Jan-Mar-2020)

Dec 30 2019

Qgil added a watcher for acl*WMF-Communications_policy_admins: Qgil.
Dec 30 2019, 2:50 PM
Qgil added a member for acl*WMF-Communications_policy_admins: Heather.
Dec 30 2019, 2:49 PM
Qgil added members for acl*WMF-Communications_policy_admins: elappen-WMF, CKoerner_WMF, hdothiduc.
Dec 30 2019, 2:49 PM
Qgil added a member for acl*WMF-Communications_policy_admins: soworu.
Dec 30 2019, 2:48 PM
Qgil triaged T220488: Add Support request task creation link(s) to the sidebar of the Phab project? as Low priority.

@Elitre Are you interested in this task for your team?

Dec 30 2019, 2:44 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support
Qgil moved T217273: CommRel off-site 2019 planning from Started to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Dec 30 2019, 2:39 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T205966: Figure out how Community Relations can support translators from Started to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Dec 30 2019, 2:38 PM · User-Johan, CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T220021: Update TCG-related content from To-Do to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Dec 30 2019, 2:36 PM · CommRel-Internals
Qgil moved T223102: Create Phabricator form for CommRel-Design and Comms requests and add a link to it in the "Star" dropdown from Inbox to Evaluated on the CommRel-Internals board.
Dec 30 2019, 2:29 PM · Phabricator, CommRel-Design, CommRel-Internals
Qgil closed T199550: Define new coverage tables for Community Relations, a subtask of T199104: Review Community Relations Specialists' team workflows and practices, as Invalid.
Dec 30 2019, 2:26 PM · Goal, CommRel-Internals