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Recent Activity

Yesterday

Quiddity updated the task description for T115650: Create an authoritative and well promoted catalog of Wikimedia tools.
Wed, Jan 16, 8:39 AM · Toolhub, Documentation, MediaWiki-Stakeholders-Group, Developer-Wishlist (2017), Community-Tech-Tool-Labs, Developer-Advocacy

Tue, Jan 15

Quiddity added a project to T213868: Get a goat plushie for goatification ritual: Goatification.

See the tag. (Mostly it's morale-building whimsy) (It's also getting more confusing, because "dragons" were declared to be the 'new' animal at the 2018 hackathon... But I'm staying out of it!)

Tue, Jan 15, 9:52 PM · Goatification, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2019-Organization
Quiddity moved T202929: Assure that documentation about communities and engagement processes is relevant and up to date from Backlog to Started on the CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019) board.
Tue, Jan 15, 7:18 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019), Goal, CommRel-Documentation
Quiddity added a project to T199084: Archive or update Technical Collaboration pages in Meta and Office Wiki: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019).
Tue, Jan 15, 7:17 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019), CommRel-Internals
Quiddity added a project to T202929: Assure that documentation about communities and engagement processes is relevant and up to date: CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019).
Tue, Jan 15, 7:16 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Jan-Mar-2019), Goal, CommRel-Documentation

Sun, Jan 13

Quiddity added a comment to T195119: Create user feedback gadget for technical documentation on Wikitech pages.

Interesting external example of a "Help and feedback" footer section: 4 tabs, each with 2-3 entries - https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/development/i18n/translation.html#help-and-feedback

Sun, Jan 13, 11:28 PM · Developer-Advocacy (Jan-Mar 2019), Cloud-Services, Documentation

Thu, Jan 10

Quiddity updated the task description for T213408: Document maintenance script emptyUserGroup.php on MediaWiki.
Thu, Jan 10, 6:03 PM · MediaWiki-Documentation, MediaWiki-Maintenance-scripts, Documentation

Tue, Jan 8

Quiddity added a comment to T213215: Improve Dashiki defaults for Browser selection.

Thank you! (yeah, I saw the empty sections, but didn't know how to clearly describe it, and I figured you'd see it :)

Tue, Jan 8, 9:41 PM · Analytics-Kanban, Patch-For-Review, Analytics, Analytics-Dashiki
Quiddity added a comment to T1384: Capture Javascript support level for web users.

@Nuria thanks for the reminder of that! I've added it to the page. (Docs or it didn't happen! ;-)
That helps us see some of the information, but it leaves out, e.g. users with no-JS extensions enabled, or users behind a corporate intranet that blocks JS, or users who had their page-load interrupted midway. I don't know how those wider circumstances are best technically captured, or if this is the right task to ask for it, or how much info we could get with minimal/feasible efforts? I'll leave it up to you though. :-) Also I've filed the related T213215: Improve Dashiki defaults for Browser selection.

Tue, Jan 8, 8:02 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaEvents, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, FINCH
Quiddity created T213215: Improve Dashiki defaults for Browser selection.
Tue, Jan 8, 8:01 PM · Analytics-Kanban, Patch-For-Review, Analytics, Analytics-Dashiki
Quiddity edited projects for T184472: Community Relations support for Toolhub project, added: CommRel-Specialists-Support; removed CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018).

Moving to backlog workboard, until work resumes.

Tue, Jan 8, 6:28 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support, Toolhub
Quiddity awarded T153821: wikitech.wikimedia.org missing from pageviews API a Love token.
Tue, Jan 8, 6:17 PM · Patch-For-Review, Pageviews-API, Analytics, wikitech.wikimedia.org

Sun, Jan 6

Quiddity edited Description on WCAG-Level-AAA.
Sun, Jan 6, 9:54 PM
Quiddity edited Description on WCAG-Level-AA.
Sun, Jan 6, 9:54 PM
Quiddity edited Description on WCAG-Level-A.
Sun, Jan 6, 9:54 PM

Sat, Jan 5

Quiddity added a comment to T1384: Capture Javascript support level for web users.

I believe it would be very useful to get more accurate statistics on our non-JavaScript users (both readers and editors if separable), for the purposes of product planning and task prioritization and generally for understanding our users.
The notes we've compiled at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/No-JavaScript_notes have very unclear/inconclusive #Metrics and nothing new for the last few years.
I don't know whether this task is the best place to request that, or if somewhere else should be used.

Sat, Jan 5, 11:01 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaEvents, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, FINCH
Quiddity added a comment to T150263: Create a searchable and shared glossary.

Some related links (maybe put some of these in the task description?).

Sat, Jan 5, 10:55 PM · translatewiki.net, MediaWiki-extensions-General, User-Johan, I18n, Documentation
Quiddity updated subscribers of T13271: Add option to exclude included/templated pages from Special:Lonelypages.

Is there a specific example for a template inclusion on some Wikimedia site that this request could be (re)tested with?

Sat, Jan 5, 3:33 AM · MediaWiki-Special-pages

Fri, Jan 4

Quiddity added a comment to T19981: Short URLs for history pages (set up wgActionPaths for Wikimedia sites).

I just found this lovely related notes page https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Action_paths and hence I came looking for why this task idea, or the alternative T14619: Use article path URLs for editing, previewing skins, etc., hadn't been made default since I last looked at them (idk!?).

Fri, Jan 4, 3:33 AM · WorkType-NewFunctionality, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown

Thu, Jan 3

Quiddity updated the task description for T212873: Document Scholarship Process in Hack Handbook.
Thu, Jan 3, 6:57 PM · International-Developer-Events
Quiddity added a comment to T153821: wikitech.wikimedia.org missing from pageviews API.

Thanks for the merge, @JAllemandou ! What are the next steps to complete this task?
IIUC the 2 steps that Milimetric described above have now been completed, but pageviews are not yet visible for wikitech (example1, example2). Perhaps it just needs to wait for the deployment train to do a circuit? (There's no rush, I just want to make sure it's moving forward :)

Thu, Jan 3, 6:13 PM · Patch-For-Review, Pageviews-API, Analytics, wikitech.wikimedia.org

Wed, Jan 2

Quiddity added a comment to T212674: Update Wikimedia logo on Mailman web pages from colored version to black and white version.

I believe (and personally hope) the plan is to keep the RGB version for community logos. Per https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Brand#Using_the_Wikimedia_mark and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Logo#Current_logos it's the main logo for the movement.

Wed, Jan 2, 7:21 PM · WMF-Communications, Design, Operations, Wikimedia-Mailing-lists
Quiddity added a comment to T190560: Integrate Discourse into mediawiki.org search.

[...] I don't know what is the state of the art of displaying related search results, but as a user I think I remember seeing results from other projects in a separate column. The equivalent here would be to see Discourse results in a separate column when showing the results of a query in MediaWiki.org.

Wed, Jan 2, 7:05 PM · Discovery-Search, Discourse

Fri, Dec 21

Quiddity added a comment to T196319: Show Preview always scrolls to the top of the page regardless of preview location.

I have the same frustration but with the opposite (default) preferences. I love the feature, but usually disable it because this issue is too annoying.

Fri, Dec 21, 7:55 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-CodeMirror

Thu, Dec 20

Quiddity added a comment to T178862: Revisit different color of links for internal (inner-domain) and interwiki/external links.

If you do merge it, I suggest changing the title of that task to: Differentiate between internal, sister-wiki, interwiki, and external links visually

Thu, Dec 20, 7:23 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Design), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-03-20 (1.31.0-wmf.26)), Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia Design Style Guide, UI-Standardization

Wed, Dec 19

CorneliusKibelka_WMDE awarded T211827: Request: Top articles of 2018 on all Wikipedias a Party Time token.
Wed, Dec 19, 10:05 AM · Product-Analytics, Reading-analysis

Dec 14 2018

Quiddity updated subscribers of T211827: Request: Top articles of 2018 on all Wikipedias.
@Quiddity Do you plan on [...]
Dec 14 2018, 8:52 PM · Product-Analytics, Reading-analysis
Quiddity added a comment to T211827: Request: Top articles of 2018 on all Wikipedias.

@Nuria Yes, sorry that my description was ambiguous! We want separate lists for each Wikipedia. I.e. various Chapters want language-specific lists, to share/answer with their own press contacts.

Dec 14 2018, 7:30 PM · Product-Analytics, Reading-analysis
Quiddity added a comment to T150826: Remove unblockself right on wikimedia wikis (but allow blocked admins to block their blocker).

@TBolliger Please could you (or someone who knows the latest details) update the task description above, to contain an uptodate description of the change(s) that will be implemented? (The Tech/News item points here for more info, but this thread is long). Thanks!

Dec 14 2018, 6:34 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), MediaWiki-User-management, User-notice, Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Dec 13 2018

Quiddity awarded T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new) a Love token.
Dec 13 2018, 8:57 PM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API
Quiddity added a member for Wikimedia-Mailing-lists: Quiddity.
Dec 13 2018, 8:35 PM
Quiddity added a watcher for Wikimedia-Hackathon-2019-Organization: Quiddity.
Dec 13 2018, 5:29 PM

Dec 12 2018

Quiddity created T211827: Request: Top articles of 2018 on all Wikipedias.
Dec 12 2018, 10:02 PM · Product-Analytics, Reading-analysis
Quiddity awarded T154381: Yearly endpoint for the /pageviews/top API a Love token.
Dec 12 2018, 8:40 PM · Analytics, Pageviews-API
Quiddity awarded T154446: Provide a yearly "Data type" option for topviews a Like token.
Dec 12 2018, 8:39 PM · Tool-Pageviews
Quiddity added a comment to T156293: Cannot render diffs where pages are converted from wikitext to MassMessageListContent .

@Legoktm @Krinkle is there any easy way to replicate this locally? What is the easiest way to create a local page (and thus diff) for a page with a different content type? I must confess I've never done this before.

Once I can replicate I can push up a fix.

Dec 12 2018, 8:05 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Wikimedia-production-error, MassMessage
Quiddity awarded Blog Post: Production Excellence: November 2018 a Love token.
Dec 12 2018, 7:47 PM
Quiddity added a comment to T211725: Create more thorough and visible navbox for Toolforge Help documentation.

For implemetation, see my old related notes created to illustrate what was possible (but not necessarily advisable!) at

but keep in mind that some of those Enwiki aspects will be harder to port across to wikitech. I mainly suggest looking at things like "centered vs left-aligned", and think of those examples as containing many lessons to avoid.

Dec 12 2018, 1:20 AM · User-srodlund, Toolforge, Documentation

Dec 11 2018

Quiddity created T211732: Change MediaWiki:Createacct-reason string to note that it is publicly logged.
Dec 11 2018, 10:26 PM · MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, I18n

Dec 10 2018

Quiddity moved T211628: Adoption request for svgtranslate from Incoming to Abandoned tool policy (adoption & usurpation) on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Dec 10 2018, 8:54 PM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Community-Tech
Quiddity updated subscribers of T67910: No notification when someone mentions you on a page and their signature is in a template.
Dec 10 2018, 7:41 PM · Growth-Team, Notifications
Quiddity created T211620: Change some default Notification settings on officewiki.
Dec 10 2018, 7:28 PM · Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Notifications, Growth-Team
Quiddity reassigned T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout from Quiddity to sguebo_WMF.

I did everything requested, and left notes for final followup. Re-assigning task to Samuel for completion. See my notes in the email "Access Policy, etc. - Done! - Wrapup bits..." for specifics

Dec 10 2018, 7:07 PM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)

Dec 9 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T211524: Unable to access beta cluster.

Thanks!

Dec 9 2018, 11:42 PM · Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure
Quiddity renamed T211524: Unable to access beta cluster from Unable to access en/ko.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org to Unable to access beta cluster.
Dec 9 2018, 11:22 PM · Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure
Quiddity added a project to T211524: Unable to access beta cluster: Operations.
Dec 9 2018, 11:22 PM · Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure
Quiddity raised the priority of T211524: Unable to access beta cluster from Normal to Needs Triage.
Dec 9 2018, 10:45 PM · Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure
Quiddity updated the task description for T211524: Unable to access beta cluster.
Dec 9 2018, 10:45 PM · Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure

Dec 8 2018

Quiddity created T211481: Phab 'deadline' feature prevents changing some other fields.
Dec 8 2018, 8:16 PM · Phabricator
Quiddity updated the task description for T26739: Ability to dynamically change base font-size of Mediawiki.
Dec 8 2018, 7:14 AM · Design, MediaWiki-Interface

Dec 5 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T209335: Rename generic "Help" link in MediaWiki sidebar, as many wiki users do not understand it's only for a software called MediaWiki.

Welcome to the life of German and Polish speakers.

Dec 5 2018, 8:35 PM · MW-1.32-notes, MW-1.30-release-notes, MW-1.27-release-notes, MW-1.31-release-notes, Developer-Advocacy (Oct-Dec 2018), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), MediaWiki-Interface, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Quiddity updated subscribers of T209335: Rename generic "Help" link in MediaWiki sidebar, as many wiki users do not understand it's only for a software called MediaWiki.

@Aklapper @Jdforrester-WMF It might be good to check this in various browsers if feasible (browsershots.org?), or shorten the string (?!?), because on my system (Linux Mint, Firefox, DejaVu Sans typeface) the string Help about MediaWiki is 130px wide, contained in a column that is 131.2px wide. Any wider typeface is going to cause linewrap.

Dec 5 2018, 7:52 PM · MW-1.32-notes, MW-1.30-release-notes, MW-1.27-release-notes, MW-1.31-release-notes, Developer-Advocacy (Oct-Dec 2018), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), MediaWiki-Interface, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown

Dec 3 2018

Quiddity renamed T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new) from API query for userprops not working on testwiki or officewiki or mediawikiwiki (maybe because comment migration read-new) to API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new).
Dec 3 2018, 5:28 PM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API
Quiddity added a comment to T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new).

Note: it affects all users, not just my account. E.g. https://www.mediawiki.org/w/api.php?format=jsonfm&action=query&list=users|usercontribs&usprop=blockinfo|editcount|gender|registration|groups&uclimit=1&ucprop=timestamp&ususers=Jimbo%20Wales&ucuser=Jimbo%20Wales&meta=allmessages&amprefix=grouppage-&amincludelocal=1

Dec 3 2018, 6:22 AM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API
Quiddity renamed T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new) from API query for userprops not working on testwiki or officewiki to API query for userprops not working on testwiki or officewiki or mediawikiwiki.
Dec 3 2018, 6:18 AM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API

Dec 2 2018

Quiddity awarded T210936: Add inline diffs to Special:Watchlist a Like token.
Dec 2 2018, 5:13 AM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Watchlist
Quiddity updated the task description for T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new).
Dec 2 2018, 4:53 AM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API
Quiddity created T210937: API query for userprops not working on group0 wikis (maybe because comment migration read-new).
Dec 2 2018, 4:51 AM · Core Platform Team Kanban (Done with CPT), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), Patch-For-Review, Regression, MediaWiki-API

Dec 1 2018

Quiddity updated the task description for T176555: In new filters add option to auto-expand the grouped changes.
Dec 1 2018, 7:40 AM · Need-volunteer, Growth-Team, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-This-Quarter), Edit-Review-Improvements
Quiddity updated the task description for T109103: Enhanced recent changes - add a method to Auto-expand all entries, without requiring user.js changes.
Dec 1 2018, 7:39 AM · Growth-Team, Collaboration-Team-Triage, MediaWiki-Recent-changes, MediaWiki-Watchlist
Quiddity added a hashtag to Wikibase-Quality: #mediawiki-extensions-wikibasequality.
Dec 1 2018, 6:23 AM
Quiddity changed hashtags for Wikibase-Quality, added #mediawiki-extensions-wikibasequality; removed #MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseQuality.
Dec 1 2018, 6:22 AM

Nov 27 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T198988: Note Taking Feedback: Wikimedia Technical Conference .

I'm done with my part.

Nov 27 2018, 7:41 PM · CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018), CommRel-Documentation, Wikimedia-Technical-Conference-2018-Organization

Nov 25 2018

Quiddity closed T20802: "Revision history" pages should not offer global "recent changes" feed as Invalid.

Afaict, that second link is no longer part of the page.

Nov 25 2018, 1:37 AM · WorkType-NewFunctionality, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Quiddity merged T54516: fdc.wikimedia.org Atom feed url for watchlist is not working in "Feedly.com" RSS reader into T92469: RSS RecentChanges does not work on login-required wiki.
Nov 25 2018, 1:31 AM · MediaWiki-API, Core Platform Team
Quiddity merged task T54516: fdc.wikimedia.org Atom feed url for watchlist is not working in "Feedly.com" RSS reader into T92469: RSS RecentChanges does not work on login-required wiki.
Nov 25 2018, 1:31 AM · Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown
Quiddity added a comment to T91201: Accessibility settings/preferences.

Note: A related idea was recently suggested at w:en:WP:VPI (permalink) - TLDR: They want a slightly-less-bright background than the current plain white (i.e. not a night-mode, just a pale grey/similar). p.s. I've occasionally used a bookmarklet to achieve this at various websites.

Nov 25 2018, 12:25 AM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimania-Hackathon-2015, MediaWiki-User-preferences, Design, Accessibility, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2015

Nov 24 2018

Quiddity awarded T114592: A translatable subpage page should not be messed while moving subpages a Like token.
Nov 24 2018, 6:32 PM · User-notice, MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.4; 2018-11-13), Language-Team (Language-2018-October-December), MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Quiddity added a project to T151986: Allow filtering/sorting by categories on "Category:All articles with too few wikilinks" page: Growth-Team.
Nov 24 2018, 10:20 AM · Growth-Team, MediaWiki-Categories, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown
Quiddity closed T100214: Write about presentation given at Wikimedia Lyon Hackathon on NASA extensions on MWStake.org as Declined.
Nov 24 2018, 4:40 AM · MediaWiki-Stakeholders-Group

Nov 22 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T91201: Accessibility settings/preferences.

I added our collated notes from here to https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Wishlist_Survey_2019/Reading/Accessibility_settings_for_everyone - please vote before 30 November. :-)

Nov 22 2018, 6:41 AM · Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimania-Hackathon-2015, MediaWiki-User-preferences, Design, Accessibility, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2015

Nov 21 2018

Quiddity updated subscribers of T209907: TypeError: array_unique() expects parameter 1 to be array, null given in SvgFile.
Nov 21 2018, 10:47 PM · Community-Tech-Sprint, Community-Tech, SVG Translate Tool

Nov 16 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T209147: Adoption request for Firefly Tools.

Thank you all, including @Adithyak1997 for taking on these responsibilities. :-)

Nov 16 2018, 6:54 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee
Quiddity moved T186247: Hebrew Wikivoyage (via Tool "wikivoyage") loads assets by default from third-party sites from Incoming to Privacy / Other cleanup on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:48 AM · Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-This-Quarter), Vuln-Infoleak, Community-Relations-Support, Collaboration-Feature-Rollouts (Collaboration-Maps), Discovery, Privacy, Toolforge-standards-committee, Maps, WMF-Legal, Tools
Quiddity moved T190516: Wikidata-todo loads map tiles from OSM from Incoming to Privacy / Other cleanup on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:48 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Privacy, Tools
Quiddity moved T190519: query2map uses map tiles from OSM from Incoming to Privacy / Other cleanup on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:48 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Privacy, Tools
Quiddity moved T190520: mapillary-commons/wlm-maps loads map tiles from OSM from Incoming to Privacy / Other cleanup on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:48 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Privacy, Tools
Quiddity moved T190646: Send a mail to tool owners to notify them of the situation from Incoming to Privacy / Other cleanup on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:48 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Tools, Privacy
Quiddity moved T190377: Keep track of tools without stated default licenses from Incoming to Promote best practices in development on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:47 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee, Toolforge
Quiddity moved T209147: Adoption request for Firefly Tools from Incoming to Abandoned tool policy (adoption & usurpation) on the Toolforge-standards-committee board.
Nov 16 2018, 6:39 AM · Toolforge-standards-committee
Quiddity triaged T209674: Fatal: Cannot block user at wikitech: Table 'labswiki.ipblocks_restrictions' doesn't exist as High priority.
Nov 16 2018, 6:37 AM · Anti-Harassment, MediaWiki-User-management, Wikimedia-production-error, wikitech.wikimedia.org, Security
Quiddity added a project to T209674: Fatal: Cannot block user at wikitech: Table 'labswiki.ipblocks_restrictions' doesn't exist: wikitech.wikimedia.org.
Nov 16 2018, 6:37 AM · Anti-Harassment, MediaWiki-User-management, Wikimedia-production-error, wikitech.wikimedia.org, Security
Quiddity created T209674: Fatal: Cannot block user at wikitech: Table 'labswiki.ipblocks_restrictions' doesn't exist.
Nov 16 2018, 6:36 AM · Anti-Harassment, MediaWiki-User-management, Wikimedia-production-error, wikitech.wikimedia.org, Security
Quiddity updated the task description for T208188: Proposal for partial opt-out method for Content security policy.
Nov 16 2018, 1:10 AM · TechCom-RFC, TechCom, Security-Team, Security

Nov 15 2018

Quiddity created T209629: Update use of the deprecated "schema.UniversalLanguageSelector" module.
Nov 15 2018, 7:17 PM · Performance-Team (Radar), UniversalLanguageSelector
Quiddity added a comment to T164247: Investigate high build rate of schema.UniversalLanguageSelector module..

Not directly related, but we are currently not using all of the data that we log. Logging of some events could be removed after a review what is needed.

Nov 15 2018, 7:11 PM · Performance-Team (Radar), UniversalLanguageSelector
Quiddity added a comment to T209335: Rename generic "Help" link in MediaWiki sidebar, as many wiki users do not understand it's only for a software called MediaWiki.

[Only semi-related, but I'm not sure where else to put it...] I recently saw this question at /r/mediawiki on reddit: "(is it) possible to include the (Help Contents) section of the mediawiki for offline use?" They want a copy of "Help:Contents" manual locally on their wiki. Someone suggested they needed to use export/import, and they replied:

"I was looking for the editing help pages, the ones that show you how to format your wiki pages you create, such as font or links and tables, or whatever is new in 1.31.1. I was hoping it was included in the mediawiki, but it looks like it points to the website instead. I will look at exporting/importing pages, I have not done that before. ".

Nov 15 2018, 6:01 PM · MW-1.32-notes, MW-1.30-release-notes, MW-1.27-release-notes, MW-1.31-release-notes, Developer-Advocacy (Oct-Dec 2018), MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.8; 2018-12-11), MediaWiki-Interface, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Quiddity updated the task description for T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout.
Nov 15 2018, 5:19 PM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)
Quiddity updated the task description for T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout.
Nov 15 2018, 1:27 AM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)
Quiddity updated the task description for T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout.
Nov 15 2018, 1:27 AM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)
Quiddity updated the task description for T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout.
Nov 15 2018, 1:22 AM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)

Nov 14 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T174393: Video player should allow playback at multiple speeds.

Sidenote: This was briefly a proposed wishlist item, but the author had more than 3 wishes so retracted this one. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Wishlist_Survey_2019/Archive/Video_player_should_allow_playback_at_multiple_speeds

Nov 14 2018, 8:07 PM · TimedMediaHandler-Player, Wikimedia-Video
Quiddity awarded T174393: Video player should allow playback at multiple speeds a Like token.
Nov 14 2018, 8:05 PM · TimedMediaHandler-Player, Wikimedia-Video
Quiddity updated the task description for T208536: Support for new Access Policy/Confidentiality Agreement rollout.
Nov 14 2018, 2:26 AM · Trust-and-Safety, CommRel-Specialists-Support (Oct-Dec-2018)

Nov 13 2018

Quiddity added a comment to T202248: Wrap `editingold` in a warning box to make it more visible.

Visually it looks good. :-) I'm not a dev so cannot review the code solution used.

Nov 13 2018, 6:43 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Google-Code-in-2018, good first bug, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
D3r1ck01 awarded T202248: Wrap `editingold` in a warning box to make it more visible a Cookie token.
Nov 13 2018, 12:46 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Google-Code-in-2018, good first bug, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown

Nov 11 2018

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T195071: Add chronological sorting by-page-creation-timestamp for search results a Love token.
Nov 11 2018, 1:58 PM · MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.14; 2019-01-22), Patch-For-Review, MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-08-21 (1.32.0-wmf.18)), Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimedia-Hackathon-2018, Discovery, CirrusSearch
Quiddity changed the status of T12093: Interwiki redirection should preserve request string from Declined to Resolved.
In T12093#155755, @TTO wrote:

This works now! Yay.

Nov 11 2018, 1:25 AM · MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown

Nov 9 2018

Quiddity updated the task description for T198936: If a user adds a link to a disambiguation page in the mainspace, suggest changing the link.
Nov 9 2018, 9:55 PM · Design, VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor
Quiddity updated the task description for T97063: Alert editors before they save an edit creating a disambiguation link (or at least a high-traffic disambiguation link)..
Nov 9 2018, 9:55 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Disambiguator, MediaWiki-Page-editing