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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

Yesterday

Qgil added a comment to T1035: Consolidate the many tech events calendars in Phabricator's calendar.

Yes, agreed.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:54 PM · Developer-Advocacy, Goal, Developer-Wishlist (2017), Phabricator
Qgil edited projects for T213721: Support SDC pilots rollout for 2019, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019); removed CommRel-Specialists-Support (Apr-Jun-2019).
Mon, Jul 22, 2:53 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), GLAM, Wikidata, SDC General, Community comms and outreach
Qgil added a comment to T211229: Support Translation for CE Insights.

Does T228548: Volunteer translator help for Community Insights Survey that this task is completed? Is it a duplicate of sorts?

Mon, Jul 22, 2:52 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Apr-Jun-2019)
Qgil edited projects for T218140: Participating in the International Year of Indigenous Languages, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed CommRel-Specialists-Support (Apr-Jun-2019).
Mon, Jul 22, 2:50 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support
Qgil updated subscribers of T226759: Document taxonomy for Space blog.

I'd say that first we need to agree on the question about whether Blog and Discuss categories should match or not. If they should, then this is a bit more complex than agreeing on categories for the Blog If they shouldn't, no problem.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:49 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227551: Make author's biography visible on the blogposts they publish from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Mon, Jul 22, 2:46 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil updated subscribers of T117482: Discuss creating a UI/UX design hub on mediawiki or meta.
Mon, Jul 22, 2:44 PM · Design

Sat, Jul 20

Qgil edited projects for T228548: Volunteer translator help for Community Insights Survey, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019); removed CommRel-Specialists-Support.
Sat, Jul 20, 6:50 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019)

Fri, Jul 19

Qgil added a comment to T227204: One feed to pull all the announcements published by the Foundation.

Sorry for the silence.

Fri, Jul 19, 9:33 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227308: Success criteria to move Wikimedia Space to production servers from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Fri, Jul 19, 9:25 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)

Thu, Jul 18

Qgil added a project to T228458: Need cross-wiki notifications about (draft) community consultation about partial/temporary office actions: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019).
Thu, Jul 18, 9:57 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Community comms and outreach
Qgil updated subscribers of T227013: Specialist support for communication with small wikis about translation.

I see that Wikimedia Space is being considered in the communication plan. Very good!

Thu, Jul 18, 9:59 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Language-Team (Language-2019-July-September), ContentTranslation
Qgil moved T227531: Investigate having submission templates for Space blog from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Thu, Jul 18, 9:51 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T184373: Discourse-MediaWiki instance needs Terms of Use from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.

Thank you very much for running the extra mile!

Thu, Jul 18, 7:22 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse, Developer-Advocacy
Qgil edited projects for T184472: Community Relations support for Toolhub project, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019); removed CommRel-Specialists-Support.
Thu, Jul 18, 6:51 AM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Toolhub

Wed, Jul 17

Qgil added a comment to T220137: Write first Editing newsletter of 2019.

Very good, thank you!

Wed, Jul 17, 4:03 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Editing-team
Qgil added a comment to T220137: Write first Editing newsletter of 2019.

Should this newsletter be published at Wikimedia Space?

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Editing-team
Elitre awarded T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar a Like token.
Wed, Jul 17, 11:02 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)

Tue, Jul 16

Qgil awarded T226868: Setup recurring Editorial board meeting and invite contributors to participate a Like token.
Tue, Jul 16, 10:32 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T226868: Setup recurring Editorial board meeting and invite contributors to participate from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Tue, Jul 16, 10:32 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil awarded T227525: Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts submitted for review a Like token.
Tue, Jul 16, 10:31 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227525: Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts submitted for review from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Tue, Jul 16, 10:31 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T226868: Setup recurring Editorial board meeting and invite contributors to participate.

You may want to consider a tag to identify these editorial meetings.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:55 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T226763: Visit home page design for Wikimedia Space.

The Space main page is now so long that the Discuss widgets are buried to a level that probably no users are seeing. They just see a blog.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:49 AM · CommRel-Design, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a project to T227019: Redirect all space.wmflabs.org traffic to HTTPS: VPS-Projects.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:48 AM · VPS-Projects, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil updated the task description for T228138: Inconsistent enforcement of HTTPS in discuss-space.wmflabs.org.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:47 AM · VPS-Projects, Discourse, Space
Qgil moved T226759: Document taxonomy for Space blog from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:46 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227118: Comments should be more apparent when viewing the Space blog.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:45 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T226781: Add recurring event option to calendar.

Is this task being included in our next contract with Angus?

Tue, Jul 16, 7:42 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T226755: Document process for translation of Space blog.

A practical question: when an announcement is being posted in, say, a translatable page in Meta and a translatable blog post in Space, how a translations supposed to be handled. It looks like it is going to be a question coming to us pretty soon.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:42 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227679: Write documentation on how to add media to Wikimedia Space blog.

As per https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/testing-images-copied-automatically/455/13, it would be good to rely on images hosted on Commons as much as possible.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:30 AM · Documentation, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T226817: Constitute the Wikimedia Space editorial board from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.

The Editorial Board had a first meeting last Friday. Can it be considered constituted or is there anything still missing?

Tue, Jul 16, 7:29 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T228082: Investigate methods for participation in bi-weekly editorial board meetings that are not video chat.

Can you prioritize this task, please?

Tue, Jul 16, 7:26 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil lowered the priority of T226783: en_US.login.discourse_phabricator.name message is missing from Low to Lowest.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:25 AM · Space, Discourse
Qgil added a parent task for T215052: Add MediaWiki login support to Discourse: T227035: Cant log into discuss space in discourse Android app, 503.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:24 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), User-Tgr, Discourse
Qgil added a subtask for T227035: Cant log into discuss space in discourse Android app, 503: T215052: Add MediaWiki login support to Discourse.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:24 AM · Space
Qgil lowered the priority of T227035: Cant log into discuss space in discourse Android app, 503 from Low to Lowest.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:24 AM · Space
Qgil changed the status of T227035: Cant log into discuss space in discourse Android app, 503 from Open to Stalled.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:23 AM · Space
Qgil changed the status of T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext from Open to Stalled.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:22 AM · Space
Qgil added a parent task for T226726: Wikimedia Space integration with wikis: T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:22 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a subtask for T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext: T226726: Wikimedia Space integration with wikis.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:22 AM · Space
Qgil placed T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext up for grabs.

I'll be bold and propose to wait until we have a solid plan for T226726: Wikimedia Space integration with wikis, which may or may not make this task needed.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:22 AM · Space
Qgil added a comment to T226779: Display edits related to events and locations plugin.

Is this task being included in our next contract with Angus?

Tue, Jul 16, 7:11 AM · Space
Qgil triaged T228138: Inconsistent enforcement of HTTPS in discuss-space.wmflabs.org as Normal priority.
Tue, Jul 16, 7:00 AM · VPS-Projects, Discourse, Space
Qgil created T228138: Inconsistent enforcement of HTTPS in discuss-space.wmflabs.org.
Tue, Jul 16, 6:59 AM · VPS-Projects, Discourse, Space

Mon, Jul 15

Qgil moved T225976: Movement Organizer Design Updates and Assets for Wikimania from Backlog to Started on the CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Mon, Jul 15, 8:51 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Community comms and outreach, CommRel-Design
Qgil awarded T177076: Keep the community informed about book PDF unavailability a Barnstar token.
Mon, Jul 15, 8:47 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), Readers-Community-Engagement, User-Johan
Qgil moved T227287: Difficulty in accessing the Guidelines page of the Space from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Mon, Jul 15, 1:59 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse
Qgil updated subscribers of T223476: Sending Editing team July newsletter.
Mon, Jul 15, 12:52 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jul-Sep-2019), VisualEditor (Current work)
Qgil closed T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar as Resolved.
Mon, Jul 15, 12:49 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.

The developer of the Events plugin released an update that I applied this morning. The calendar works for me now. Can you verify, please?

Mon, Jul 15, 8:50 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)

Fri, Jul 12

Qgil added a comment to T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar.

Thank you for noticing! Reported: https://meta.discourse.org/t/events-plugin-calendar/69776/486

Fri, Jul 12, 12:59 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil lowered the priority of T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar from Unbreak Now! to High.
Fri, Jul 12, 12:56 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil claimed T227868: Error 500 when trying to access the Calendar.
Fri, Jul 12, 12:55 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227604: Space materials for Wikimania.

@Qgil do we know if we can create a redirect from the existing URL?

Fri, Jul 12, 10:17 AM · Community comms and outreach, Space (Jul-Sep-2019), CommRel-Design
Qgil moved T227837: discuss-space is down from Backlog to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Fri, Jul 12, 10:11 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil edited projects for T227837: discuss-space is down, added: Space (Jul-Sep-2019); removed Space.

Thank you @Samwilson !

Fri, Jul 12, 10:11 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227287: Difficulty in accessing the Guidelines page of the Space.

Then feel free to resolve the task.

Fri, Jul 12, 9:58 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse

Thu, Jul 11

Qgil moved T226763: Visit home page design for Wikimedia Space from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Thu, Jul 11, 4:56 PM · CommRel-Design, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil reassigned T212676: Show Discourse notifications in Echo from Qgil to CKoerner_WMF.
Thu, Jul 11, 9:40 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), User-Tgr, Growth-Team, Discourse, Notifications
Qgil reassigned T226726: Wikimedia Space integration with wikis from Qgil to CKoerner_WMF.
Thu, Jul 11, 9:39 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil placed T226727: Integrate mailing lists in Wikimedia Space up for grabs.

Unassigning only to keep my current backlog sane. It will come.

Thu, Jul 11, 9:39 AM · Operations, Space (Jan-Mar-2020), Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Qgil lowered the priority of T226720: Bootstrapping the Wikimedia Space program from High to Normal.
Thu, Jul 11, 9:18 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil lowered the priority of T226725: Wikimedia Space KPIs and metrics from High to Normal.
Thu, Jul 11, 9:17 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227287: Difficulty in accessing the Guidelines page of the Space.

Following the Discourse developers advice we have upgraded to the last version of Discourse and after a casual test this problems seems to be solved. Please verify.

Thu, Jul 11, 7:38 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse

Wed, Jul 10

Qgil renamed T227525: Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts submitted for review from Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts to Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts submitted for review.
Wed, Jul 10, 10:15 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227287: Difficulty in accessing the Guidelines page of the Space from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Wed, Jul 10, 10:03 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse
Qgil added a comment to T226848: Add feature to convert posts to wikitext.

I am not sure we have a clear use case for this feature to be committed in this quarter.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:01 PM · Space
Qgil updated subscribers of T226755: Document process for translation of Space blog.

I think organizing translations isn't as simple. There needs to be a chain of trust assuring that the translations submitted are actually translations. Otherwise anyone could just submit Lorem Ipsum in some Indic script and ridicule us. :)

Wed, Jul 10, 9:59 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T226757: Configure Space blog to display translations when available.

First we need a process to handle translations in the Blog, though.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:54 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T226545: Loop trying to create an account in Wikimedia Space in certain cases from Started to Evaluated on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Wed, Jul 10, 9:41 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse
Qgil moved T226720: Bootstrapping the Wikimedia Space program from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.
Wed, Jul 10, 9:39 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil updated the task description for T226720: Bootstrapping the Wikimedia Space program.
Wed, Jul 10, 9:39 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil moved T227551: Make author's biography visible on the blogposts they publish from Backlog to Started on the Space (Jul-Sep-2019) board.

Very nice! I think this will be an incentive especially for volunteers.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:13 PM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)

Tue, Jul 9

Qgil added a comment to T227533: Investigate changing the "Publish..." button in Wikimedia Space blog to "Submit for Review" for the contributor role.

Is this a feature that you plan to implement this quarter? If so, please move it to this quarter and prioritize accordingly.

Tue, Jul 9, 8:18 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227531: Investigate having submission templates for Space blog.

Is this a feature that you plan to implement this quarter? If so, please move it to this quarter and prioritize accordingly.

Tue, Jul 9, 8:18 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227525: Setup notifications for Wikimedia Space blog posts submitted for review.

Is this a feature that you plan to implement this quarter? If so, please move it to this quarter and prioritize accordingly.

Tue, Jul 9, 8:17 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil added a comment to T227019: Redirect all space.wmflabs.org traffic to HTTPS.

https://discuss-space.wmflabs.org/t/new-advanced-mobile-contribution-features-coming-to-mobile/437 )a blog post automatically replicated in Discourse) features the first image but the other two are broken. I have checked the blog post but couldn't see anything strange. I wonder whether this is another case of images not rendering perhaps due to a https inconsistency side effect.

Tue, Jul 9, 8:09 AM · VPS-Projects, Space (Jul-Sep-2019)

Mon, Jul 8

Qgil added a comment to T226720: Bootstrapping the Wikimedia Space program.

Our board isn't 100% complete / fine tuned, but it is in a good enough shape to serve as a roadmap.

Mon, Jul 8, 10:17 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil raised the priority of T226720: Bootstrapping the Wikimedia Space program from Normal to High.
Mon, Jul 8, 10:16 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil lowered the priority of T212676: Show Discourse notifications in Echo from High to Normal.
Mon, Jul 8, 10:06 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), User-Tgr, Growth-Team, Discourse, Notifications
Qgil lowered the priority of T226726: Wikimedia Space integration with wikis from High to Normal.
Mon, Jul 8, 10:06 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil triaged T227456: Opt-in migration of community news channels as Low priority.
Mon, Jul 8, 10:03 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil added a comment to T227204: One feed to pull all the announcements published by the Foundation.

There is a mismatch in expectations about pushing/pulling community news that we need to resolve:

Mon, Jul 8, 9:54 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil closed T226545: Loop trying to create an account in Wikimedia Space in certain cases as Declined.

I'm marking this task as declined. I think we have done what we could to minimize the impact of this bug. The way forward is T215052: Add MediaWiki login support to Discourse.

Mon, Jul 8, 9:42 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019), Discourse

Fri, Jul 5

Qgil changed the status of T227313: Legal review of Wikimedia Space as an official Wikimedia site, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:58 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil changed the status of T227313: Legal review of Wikimedia Space as an official Wikimedia site from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:58 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil created T227313: Legal review of Wikimedia Space as an official Wikimedia site.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:57 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil added a subtask for T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers: Unknown Object (Task).
Fri, Jul 5, 10:55 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil changed the status of T227311: Security review for Discourse from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:43 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil changed the status of T227311: Security review for Discourse, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:43 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil created T227311: Security review for Discourse.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:43 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil changed the status of T227310: Security review for WordPress, a subtask of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers, from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:42 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil changed the status of T227310: Security review for WordPress from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:42 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil created T227310: Security review for WordPress.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:42 AM · Space (Oct-Dec-2019)
Qgil changed the status of T227309: Deploy Wikimedia Space to production servers from Open to Stalled.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:40 AM · Space (Jan-Mar-2020)
Qgil triaged T227308: Success criteria to move Wikimedia Space to production servers as High priority.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:37 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil created T227308: Success criteria to move Wikimedia Space to production servers.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:37 AM · Space (Jul-Sep-2019)
Qgil closed T124691: Configure Single Sign On at discourse.wmflabs.org, a subtask of T124690: Successful pilot of Discourse on https://discourse.wmflabs.org/ as an alternative to wikimedia-l mailinglist, as Declined.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:34 AM · Discourse, VPS-Projects
Qgil closed T124691: Configure Single Sign On at discourse.wmflabs.org, a subtask of T180853: Bring a discourse instance for technical questions to production , as Declined.
Fri, Jul 5, 10:34 AM · Epic, Discourse, Developer-Advocacy, Operations