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QuimGil

I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, but this is my personal account. Edits, statements, or other contributions made from this account are my own, and may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

For my alter ego working at the Wikimedia Foundation, see @Qgil.

Avatar source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Volunteering_icon.png (CC0, yay!)

Recent Activity

Wed, Nov 22

QuimGil merged task T181111: Supporting wiki-markup in the newsletter descripton into T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.
Wed, Nov 22, 8:27 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged T181111: Supporting wiki-markup in the newsletter descripton into T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.
Wed, Nov 22, 8:27 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Tue, Nov 21

QuimGil awarded T180392: Newsletter notifications should be Notices instead of Alerts a Yellow Medal token.
Tue, Nov 21, 10:11 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage, Notifications, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a project to T180979: List of Newsletters should have a column showing the number of issues: Google-Code-in-2017.

Very good idea. This task is a good candidate for Google-Code-in-2017

Tue, Nov 21, 10:02 AM · Google-Code-in-2017, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil closed T180443: Be able to define a specific group of users as Newsletter admins instead of manual list of users as Declined.

Thanks. Declining this task for now. We can reopen it in the future if we have real use cases being limited by the current functionality.

Tue, Nov 21, 10:01 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T180982: Individual newsletter pages should have a visual hierarchy as Low priority.

Absolutely, thank you very much for these ideas and the mockup. This looks like a good candidate for Google-Code-in-2017

Tue, Nov 21, 10:00 AM · Google-Code-in-2017, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T180980: Special:Newsletters should have a help link to Help:Extension:Newsletter as Normal priority.

Totally, thank you very much.

Tue, Nov 21, 9:57 AM · Google-Code-in-2017, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T180983: Newsletter issue announcements should be formatted in a more human-readable way as Low priority.

You are right, but I believe the current list of issue announcements is literally a log. Does someone know how difficult would be to parse this information as @Ckoerner suggests?

Tue, Nov 21, 9:55 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T180984: When announcing a new Newsletter issue, allow for full URLs (and automagically remove the static URL) as Low priority.

This is of course a very good idea. I wonder how complex the implementation is.

Tue, Nov 21, 9:53 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T180985: When announcing a new Newsletter issue, provide in-line help for the requested fields.

Yes, this would be a good improvement. Would you like to volunteer the texts, so a Google-Code-in-2017 student can make a straightforward implementation?

Tue, Nov 21, 9:48 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T180986: When creating a new Newsletter issue, provide in-line help for the requested fields.

Yes, this would be a good improvement. Would you like to volunteer the texts, so a Google-Code-in-2017 student can make a straightforward implementation?

Tue, Nov 21, 9:47 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a project to T180987: Inconsistent descriptions in the Newsletter interface for creating and unsubscribing : Google-Code-in-2017.

Thank you, good catch! Yes, "page" is better.

Tue, Nov 21, 9:42 AM · Google-Code-in-2017, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T180990: The table listing all Newsletters should include more features for discoverablity.

Thank you for these ideas! Let's see.

Tue, Nov 21, 9:40 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Fri, Nov 17

QuimGil added a comment to T180443: Be able to define a specific group of users as Newsletter admins instead of manual list of users.

All MediaWiki.org syspos (administrators) have permissions to manage newsletters here and, in fact, anyone can post anything in any newsletter if they so wish. They only have to add themselves as publishers before (two clicks).

Fri, Nov 17, 4:29 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T180443: Be able to define a specific group of users as Newsletter admins instead of manual list of users.

I'm not sure about this. Until now we have followed the principle of giving permissions to those who need them.

Fri, Nov 17, 3:32 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T177064: When creating a newsletter, the default newsletter page should be offered as Main Page.

At least from a UX point of view, I see the behavior differently: the Newsletter page is by default the Special page about to be created, unless the user defines an existing wiki page.

Fri, Nov 17, 3:28 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Thu, Nov 16

QuimGil added a comment to T174602: Double notification received for becoming a Newsletter publisher.

(Since then I have added more publishers to newsletters, and I have heard no further complaints.)

Thu, Nov 16, 9:24 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Addshore, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added projects to T180660: Enable Single edit tab in Catalan Wikipedia: Wikimedia-Site-requests, VisualEditor.
Thu, Nov 16, 7:07 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), User-Ryasmeen, User-Jayprakash12345, VisualEditor, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Tue, Nov 14

QuimGil added a comment to T180392: Newsletter notifications should be Notices instead of Alerts.

Looking good!

Tue, Nov 14, 9:38 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage, Notifications, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Mon, Nov 13

QuimGil added a comment to T175895: List of subscribers to a Newsletter is not presented logically.

Thank you very much for working on this, @SimmeD !

Mon, Nov 13, 9:21 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Fri, Nov 10

QuimGil added a comment to T175069: A Newsletter publisher can announce a new issue without providing a title for it.

A newsletter announcement consists of two fields only: a URL and a summary. I don't think it is too much to ask both?

Fri, Nov 10, 8:59 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Fri, Nov 3

QuimGil added a comment to T153911: Fatal error when a newsletter sharing a main page with a deleted newsletter is deleted.

When creating a new newsletter, Main Page is the page defined as the "home" of the newsletter. It makes sense that is is unique because one can assume ust one wiki page designated as wiki page related to just one newsletter. Then again, it would not be the end of the world if checking this uniqueness causes problems and we remove the check.

Fri, Nov 3, 2:47 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Thu, Nov 2

QuimGil updated subscribers of T174667: Newsletter extension doesn't notify users when they are removed as publishers.

The last patch has been waiting for a review 11 days. It's a pity, because a lot of work has been put in that changeset and its iterations. @Addshore could you help reviewing, please?

Thu, Nov 2, 11:17 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Tue, Oct 31

QuimGil awarded T175511: New publishers are not automatically subscribed to their newsletters a Party Time token.
Tue, Oct 31, 8:34 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-24 (1.31.0-wmf.5)), MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil awarded T175645: Use CSS to set the width of cells at Special:Newsletters a Party Time token.
Tue, Oct 31, 8:16 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-26 (1.31.0-wmf.1)), Patch-For-Review, Africa-Wikimedia-Developers, Easy, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sun, Oct 29

QuimGil added a comment to T178746: Notification of failed login attempt triggered by Wikipedia Android app (beta)?.

Today it happened again, when QuimGil performed a search for Catalan Wikipedia from the app. I am going to try once per day from now on.

Sun, Oct 29, 5:57 PM · Community-Tech, Android-app-Bugs, Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, MediaWiki-extensions-LoginNotify

Oct 21 2017

QuimGil updated the task description for T178746: Notification of failed login attempt triggered by Wikipedia Android app (beta)?.
Oct 21 2017, 8:45 PM · Community-Tech, Android-app-Bugs, Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, MediaWiki-extensions-LoginNotify
QuimGil created T178746: Notification of failed login attempt triggered by Wikipedia Android app (beta)?.
Oct 21 2017, 8:44 PM · Community-Tech, Android-app-Bugs, Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, MediaWiki-extensions-LoginNotify

Oct 19 2017

QuimGil updated subscribers of T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

@01tonythomas @Bawolff @Addshore I have tried to define the interwiki support feature in way that allows developers to discuss the technical implementation. Do you think that it is clear enough?

Oct 19 2017, 9:09 AM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil updated the task description for T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.
Oct 19 2017, 9:04 AM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Oct 18 2017

QuimGil awarded T176670: [[MediaWiki:Newsletter-manage-newsletter-success/en]] i18n issue a Barnstar token.
Oct 18 2017, 2:11 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-24 (1.31.0-wmf.5)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter, I18n

Oct 14 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T166002: 'Wiki page to be linked as main page' field in the 'Create Newsletter' form is unclear.

New text proposed above, in the task description.

Oct 14 2017, 10:43 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-17 (1.31.0-wmf.4)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil updated the task description for T166002: 'Wiki page to be linked as main page' field in the 'Create Newsletter' form is unclear.
Oct 14 2017, 10:43 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-17 (1.31.0-wmf.4)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

It's not that users needing urgently a newsletter don't have options. You have created a newsletter in MediaWiki.org that is serving Hebrew Wikipedians, and you can also create a newsletter in he.wiki distributed with MassMessage, like newsletters in Wikimedia have been doing and continue to do.

Oct 14 2017, 10:35 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil awarded T174667: Newsletter extension doesn't notify users when they are removed as publishers a Party Time token.
Oct 14 2017, 10:31 PM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil updated the task description for T177825: No on-site Notifications received for certain type of actions.
Oct 14 2017, 10:29 PM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 7), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-10 (1.31.0-wmf.3)), Patch-For-Review, User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Regression, Notifications, Collaboration-Team-Triage
QuimGil added a comment to T174664: Support interwiki links for new Newsletter issues.

As suggested in the description, why not emulate how VisualEditor handles links? The "Search" tab for MediaWiki and interwiki pages only, not the external links.

Oct 14 2017, 10:26 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Oct 13 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

Plain users and plain publishers not finding each other. A single list with all the newsletters reduces that risk.

Oct 13 2017, 5:59 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T177825: No on-site Notifications received for certain type of actions.

Confirmed. Notifications about new Newsletter issues are not arriving.

Oct 13 2017, 4:36 PM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 7), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-10 (1.31.0-wmf.3)), Patch-For-Review, User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Regression, Notifications, Collaboration-Team-Triage
QuimGil added a comment to T177825: No on-site Notifications received for certain type of actions.

On ca.wiki it is reported that it works saving user preferences with some change. I tried changing notification to email, then changing back to "web" and now it is working for me, both notification for mention and structured discussion.

Oct 13 2017, 1:35 PM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 7), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-10 (1.31.0-wmf.3)), Patch-For-Review, User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Regression, Notifications, Collaboration-Team-Triage
QuimGil added a comment to T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

How exactly the partial deployment can make the problem bigger?

Oct 13 2017, 1:27 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

@Bawolff I am not sure the interwiki notifications are the problem. Currently users are already getting Newsletter notifications in their wikis when they are not MediaWiki support, thanks to plain interwiki Notifications. T175279: Add the newsletter description to interwiki bundle notification is a problem, but maybe the solution lies in the Notifications framework, not in the interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

Oct 13 2017, 1:18 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.

A pity, but you are the boss, of course.

Oct 13 2017, 1:05 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T177151: Deploy Extension:Newsletter on hewiki.
Oct 13 2017, 1:04 PM · User-Zoranzoki21, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests
QuimGil added a comment to T177825: No on-site Notifications received for certain type of actions.

I just published a new MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter issue. Some of notifications in email arived, some didn't.

Oct 13 2017, 11:29 AM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 7), MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-10 (1.31.0-wmf.3)), Patch-For-Review, User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Regression, Notifications, Collaboration-Team-Triage
QuimGil added a comment to T177064: When creating a newsletter, the default newsletter page should be offered as Main Page.

I have created a newsletter that has the newsletter page as its main page. I have cheated:

Oct 13 2017, 10:07 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Oct 6 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T174664: Support interwiki links for new Newsletter issues.

Or... maybe the question is simply how hard would it be to whitelist *:?

Oct 6 2017, 12:35 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T174664: Support interwiki links for new Newsletter issues.

How hard would it be to whitelist phab:?

Oct 6 2017, 12:14 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Oct 1 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T177151: Deploy Extension:Newsletter on hewiki.

Note that T176199 is a different kind of request, because office.wikimedia.org is a stand-alone (not SUL) and private wiki. Therefore, the interwiki problem doesn't apply there.

Oct 1 2017, 8:20 PM · User-Zoranzoki21, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests
QuimGil added a comment to T177151: Deploy Extension:Newsletter on hewiki.

Hi, sorry, the Newsletter extension cannot be deployed to other Wikimedia wikis until we have figured out how to solve T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension. A key value envisioned for this extension is to have a single catalog with all the newsletters, so users can check the one and only list and find everything there. If we start enabling this extension before the interwiki question is solved, we will have dozens of catalogs of newsletters spread all over.

Oct 1 2017, 8:15 PM · User-Zoranzoki21, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests
QuimGil added a parent task for T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension: T177151: Deploy Extension:Newsletter on hewiki.
Oct 1 2017, 8:12 PM · Wikimedia-Israel-Hackers, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a subtask for T177151: Deploy Extension:Newsletter on hewiki: T110645: Interwiki support for Newsletter extension.
Oct 1 2017, 8:12 PM · User-Zoranzoki21, Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Sep 29 2017

QuimGil updated subscribers of T135237: Allow editing old version of Flow description.

For what is worth, fixing descriptions (trying to see the difference when a suspicious edit comes and restore a previous version if it was vandalism indeed) is an unpleasant task. It needs to be done manually, takes time, and makes you miss a revert link. This needs to be done with reasonable frequency in MediaWiki.org or Catalan Wikipedia, and I suspect other wikis with SD enabled. The more SD expands, the biggest this problem will become.

Sep 29 2017, 2:11 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, StructuredDiscussions
QuimGil created T177064: When creating a newsletter, the default newsletter page should be offered as Main Page.
Sep 29 2017, 12:37 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175932: Add a "watchlist" icon next to the Echo ones.

I support this suggestion, In fact, I came here to report it and then I found this task.

Sep 29 2017, 8:47 AM · Timeless
QuimGil created T177046: Notification of new messages is always gray in Timeless skin.
Sep 29 2017, 8:44 AM · Timeless

Sep 21 2017

QuimGil merged task T176435: Description for Newsletter² stuck into T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page.
Sep 21 2017, 9:03 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged T176435: Description for Newsletter² stuck into T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page.
Sep 21 2017, 9:03 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 19 2017

QuimGil updated subscribers of T175645: Use CSS to set the width of cells at Special:Newsletters.

@Eugene233 you asked me via chat, but then I have thought a bit more, and... Considering that this is your first task for the Newsletter project, I think it is better that you upload a patch with the fix sooner than later. Since it is a quite visible change, I think writing tests here is not so important as to delay that first upload and the beginning of the code review.

Sep 19 2017, 10:12 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-26 (1.31.0-wmf.1)), Patch-For-Review, Africa-Wikimedia-Developers, Easy, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 14 2017

QuimGil triaged T175895: List of subscribers to a Newsletter is not presented logically as Low priority.
Sep 14 2017, 7:19 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil created T175895: List of subscribers to a Newsletter is not presented logically.
Sep 14 2017, 7:19 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-11-28 (1.31.0-wmf.10)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175282: The subscribing page is aligned to left in rtl as Normal priority.

Thank you for this report.

Sep 14 2017, 7:15 AM · RTL, I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 13 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T174667: Newsletter extension doesn't notify users when they are removed as publishers.

Not a proper notification, but user Qgil-WMF removed user QuimGil as a test, and this is what QuimGil received via email:

Sep 13 2017, 9:27 PM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil moved T175645: Use CSS to set the width of cells at Special:Newsletters from Backlog to Confirmed on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.

Thank you @He7d3r for reporting, thank you @D3r1ck01 for promoting, and thank you @Eugene233 for taking this task. Good luck! If you have questions, please ask.

Sep 13 2017, 9:06 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-26 (1.31.0-wmf.1)), Patch-For-Review, Africa-Wikimedia-Developers, Easy, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 11 2017

QuimGil triaged T175279: Add the newsletter description to interwiki bundle notification as Low priority.

First we would need to check whether the Notifications framework allows to do this.

Sep 11 2017, 12:49 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.

How do edit summaries parse wikitext, and could we use the same approach? Edit summaries accept wikitext links [[Some page]] that will be parsed as such in the page history and Recent Changes. However, http links, images, templates etc will not be parsed.

Sep 11 2017, 9:41 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil moved T175432: Newsletter summary length issues from Backlog to Needs discussion on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.

Maybe the solution is to simply use the same type of field that MediaWiki offers for edit summaries. It's a textfield and not a textarea, which in itself gives an idea of conciseness. It has a character counter that lets users know how many characters are left.

Sep 11 2017, 9:35 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page.

This is weird. Today I saw that the old description had reappeared in Special:Newsletters and the Manage page. What / who brought it back and from where, I don't know.

Sep 11 2017, 9:31 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175511: New publishers are not automatically subscribed to their newsletters as Low priority.
Sep 11 2017, 8:26 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-24 (1.31.0-wmf.5)), MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil created T175511: New publishers are not automatically subscribed to their newsletters.
Sep 11 2017, 8:25 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-24 (1.31.0-wmf.5)), MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 10 2017

QuimGil triaged T175502: Please enable Flow in MediaWiki.org's Newsletter talk namespace as Normal priority.
Sep 10 2017, 9:31 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-This-Quarter), Patch-For-Review, StructuredDiscussions, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil created T175502: Please enable Flow in MediaWiki.org's Newsletter talk namespace.
Sep 10 2017, 9:30 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-This-Quarter), Patch-For-Review, StructuredDiscussions, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil raised the priority of T174667: Newsletter extension doesn't notify users when they are removed as publishers from Normal to High.
Sep 10 2017, 9:23 PM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175432: Newsletter summary length issues as Low priority.
Sep 10 2017, 9:21 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a parent task for T175431: Allow name of Newsletter to be translatable: T175430: Allow translatable text in the summary of Newsletters.
Sep 10 2017, 9:06 PM · I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a subtask for T175430: Allow translatable text in the summary of Newsletters: T175431: Allow name of Newsletter to be translatable.
Sep 10 2017, 9:06 PM · I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175431: Allow name of Newsletter to be translatable as Lowest priority.

This request has some open questions common to T175430: Allow translatable text in the summary of Newsletters. A newsletter only needs a multilingual title when it has multilingual issues. For practical reasons, let's mark this task blocked by T175430 and let's start the discussion there.

Sep 10 2017, 9:05 PM · I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175430: Allow translatable text in the summary of Newsletters as Low priority.

From a subscriber point of view, what would decide in which language I receive the notification? An algorithm will have to decide, based on what? Unless subscribers are able to define a preferred language when subscribing, which would complicate things. The same question applies to T175431: Allow name of Newsletter to be translatable.

Sep 10 2017, 9:02 PM · I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged task T175429: Allow Special:MyLanguage links as Newsletter page title targets into T119090: Make it possible to announce to localized pages for new issues.
Sep 10 2017, 8:40 PM · I18n, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged T175429: Allow Special:MyLanguage links as Newsletter page title targets into T119090: Make it possible to announce to localized pages for new issues.
Sep 10 2017, 8:40 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil updated subscribers of T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page.

Thank you @MarcoAurelio for finding this bug.

Sep 10 2017, 8:27 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.

The thing is, the list of newsletters and web/email notifications are not "page" like things.

Sep 10 2017, 8:26 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page as Normal priority.
Sep 10 2017, 8:19 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil created T175497: Fields of newsletter not being updated in the newsletter info page.
Sep 10 2017, 8:18 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.

I still don't see a strong use case for allowing/parsing wikitext in descriptions. Newsletters and issues point to wiki pages where authors can squeeze the power of wikitext at will.

Sep 10 2017, 8:03 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil updated subscribers of T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.

The background of the decision not to allow wikitext in descriptions of newsletters and issues:

Sep 10 2017, 7:53 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged T175494: Descriptions on Newsletters do not support Wikitext into T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.
Sep 10 2017, 7:50 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil merged task T175494: Descriptions on Newsletters do not support Wikitext into T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.
Sep 10 2017, 7:50 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 9 2017

QuimGil triaged T175450: Support suppression (oversight) of newsletters as Low priority.
Sep 9 2017, 9:30 PM · Stewards-and-global-tools, WorkType-NewFunctionality, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter, Security-Extensions, Security

Sep 8 2017

QuimGil added a comment to T175365: Find a way for ability to talk with subscribers.

How do you expect users to receive those messages? Is it stil a notification that they receive that points them to a page or are you thinking of other means. Basically, can you define "talk"?

Sep 8 2017, 3:49 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175365: Find a way for ability to talk with subscribers.

You can add a title to that issue and post the message in a wiki page.

Sep 8 2017, 3:42 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil triaged T175365: Find a way for ability to talk with subscribers as Low priority.

Well, as a publisher you can send an announcement to all the subscribers already. Isn't this a way to "talk with subscribers"?

Sep 8 2017, 3:36 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil added a comment to T175280: Make the description wiki-parsable.

Even if Flow notifications do have more elements that link to more pages, each element has only one link.

Sep 8 2017, 7:30 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil moved T174927: Don't hide the View newsletter link? from Needs discussion to Confirmed on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.
Sep 8 2017, 7:15 AM · Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-This-Quarter), Patch-For-Review, Notifications, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter

Sep 7 2017

QuimGil added a member for MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter: QuimGil.
Sep 7 2017, 8:16 PM
QuimGil added a watcher for MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter: QuimGil.
Sep 7 2017, 8:15 PM
QuimGil moved T119059: Newsletter notifications would welcome a specific icon from Backlog to Needs discussion on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.

I think the first task would be to come up with an icon (which could also be the logo of the project?). For the sake of consistency, it could follow the style of other notification icons.

Sep 7 2017, 8:14 PM · UI-Standardization, Design, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil moved T173041: Newsletter extension should have an rss feed for newsletters from Backlog to Needs discussion on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.

Any ideas about the complexity of implementing this feature?

Sep 7 2017, 8:07 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil moved T154223: Update Extension:Newsletter page for administrators from Backlog to Confirmed on the MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter board.

Although most of the page holds, there are things that need to be updated. For instance, the Manage newsletter information needs updating. The View subscribers part too. I haven't looked in detail.

Sep 7 2017, 8:06 PM · Google-Code-In-2016, Documentation, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter
QuimGil renamed T154223: Update Extension:Newsletter page for administrators from Verify Extension:Newsletter homepage for administrators contains up-to date information to Update Extension:Newsletter page for administrators.
Sep 7 2017, 8:04 PM · Google-Code-In-2016, Documentation, MediaWiki-extensions-Newsletter