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Fri, Oct 20

Strainu added a comment to T106996: Provide easy interface for manipulating/replacements of ve Document.

I think part of the issue here is addressed in T115847, but we need more to make sure we can keep up with various limitations (templates, tags etc. that need to be skipped) that currently exist and the ones that can appear later on (new templates etc.).

Fri, Oct 20, 6:19 PM · VisualEditor
Strainu added a comment to T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.

How would you detect that a user is copying wikitext? There are heuristics that you could come up with, but such a heuristic would frequently fail, be incredibly fragile, and hard to maintain properly.

Fri, Oct 20, 11:33 AM · Regression, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-Ryasmeen, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor
Strainu added a comment to T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.

I've done some more testing and it seems there is a difference between pasting text and html, which makes sense. Perhaps we're approaching this use case by the wrong end: would it be easier to detect when the user is copying wikitext and keep only the text, without the HTML "garbage"? This way we would help at least the js-enabled users (which are probably the vast majority anyway).

Fri, Oct 20, 10:06 AM · Regression, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-Ryasmeen, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor
Strainu reopened T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s as "Open".

I'm pretty sure this is a regression - pasting template wikitext in the Visual Editor used to work (that is, the template would be introduced) and now, following the steps from the description in the Visual Editor, I get the wikitext (with a link to the template). As i said in May, please take into account the fact that we are still requiring users to copy-paste wikitext in many places, so this should have priority over pasting a link (which is nice indeed, but did not work in the classic editor).

Fri, Oct 20, 9:52 AM · Regression, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-Ryasmeen, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor

Sun, Oct 8

Strainu added a comment to T177707: don't dispatch changes to all affected pages for highly used items.

Isn't it possible to determine the data used and segment the RC feed based on that? For instance, very few articles make use of the language links except the article linked to the item. On the other hand, many articles use only the localized labels of items, which means it's probably not interesting to push changes to item properties to those articles.

Sun, Oct 8, 11:50 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-17 (1.31.0-wmf.4)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, Wikidata-Sprint, Wikidata
Strainu added a comment to T177707: don't dispatch changes to all affected pages for highly used items.

What was the original idea behind pushing changes to an item to all linked items? This doesn't happen for MediaWiki and seems useless to me (N=1 seems perfect to me right now), but perhaps I'm missing something.

Sun, Oct 8, 9:14 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-17 (1.31.0-wmf.4)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, Wikidata-Sprint, Wikidata

Fri, Sep 29

Strainu added a comment to T177043: Investigation: Hooks on preview don't work when activating syntax highlighting .

Oh, sorry for the omission. It's a JS file: https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Diacritice.js . Specifically, the ones in saveNewDiacritics() (I've only tested the one for the edit form)

Fri, Sep 29, 9:43 PM · Community-Tech, MediaWiki-extensions-CodeMirror
Strainu created T177043: Investigation: Hooks on preview don't work when activating syntax highlighting .
Fri, Sep 29, 8:12 AM · Community-Tech, MediaWiki-extensions-CodeMirror

Sep 12 2017

Strainu created T175726: Error messages should not contain relative paths or error codes.
Sep 12 2017, 6:41 PM · Scoring-platform-team, Wikilabels
Strainu created T175724: Oauth login does not return the user to the previous page.
Sep 12 2017, 6:37 PM · User-Ladsgroup, Scoring-platform-team (Current), Wikilabels

Sep 10 2017

Strainu added a comment to T171027: "Read timeout is reached" DBQueryError when trying to load specific users' watchlists (with +1000 articles) on several wikis.

:are you referring to Răzvan Socol (WZ0f2wpAMCYAAEJrINAAAAAP)? Because that was attempting to delete his watchlist, which is slightly different from viewing the watchlist (nonetheless taking more than 4 seconds to delete only 2700 rows seems excessively long. Maybe that server was just overburdened at the time(?)). In any case i think ill unmerge that bug as the reading and writing issues will need separate fixes i think.

Sep 10 2017, 9:48 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-03 (1.31.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata-Sprint, Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017), DBA, Wikidata, Commons, Contributors-Team, Wikimedia-log-errors, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-08-08_(1.30.0-wmf.13)), Russian-Sites, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Performance, MediaWiki-Watchlist
Strainu added a comment to T171027: "Read timeout is reached" DBQueryError when trying to load specific users' watchlists (with +1000 articles) on several wikis.
  • Based on people who are complaining at commons, problems seem to start to arise with watchlists > 20,000 entries.
Sep 10 2017, 2:32 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-03 (1.31.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata-Sprint, Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017), DBA, Wikidata, Commons, Contributors-Team, Wikimedia-log-errors, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-08-08_(1.30.0-wmf.13)), Russian-Sites, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Performance, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Sep 8 2017

Strainu added a comment to T171027: "Read timeout is reached" DBQueryError when trying to load specific users' watchlists (with +1000 articles) on several wikis.

I don't see "Unbreak now" priority here due to the number of affected users and workarounds available. Please see
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Phabricator/Project_management#Setting_task_priorities

Sep 8 2017, 10:38 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-03 (1.31.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata-Sprint, Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017), DBA, Wikidata, Commons, Contributors-Team, Wikimedia-log-errors, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-08-08_(1.30.0-wmf.13)), Russian-Sites, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Performance, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Aug 31 2017

Strainu added a comment to T171027: "Read timeout is reached" DBQueryError when trying to load specific users' watchlists (with +1000 articles) on several wikis.

@Johan Yes, at least rowiki and commonswiki are affected, which means that very likely all the wikis from the same group (using the same server) as those 2 are affected. For these groups no workaround has been put in place, so the issue is still a problem for many experienced users.

Aug 31 2017, 12:46 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-03 (1.31.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata-Sprint, Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017), DBA, Wikidata, Commons, Contributors-Team, Wikimedia-log-errors, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-08-08_(1.30.0-wmf.13)), Russian-Sites, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Performance, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Aug 30 2017

Strainu added a comment to T171392: Some Commons pages transcluding Template:Countries_of_Europe HTTP 500/503 due to OOM in Lua→PHP→Lua calls.

There is a very interesting suggestion in that discussion that should be taken into account: use mw.wikibase.label. I can confirm that using mw.wikibase.label takes basically no memory (504K with the call, 503K without the call) compared to 42M+ when loading the whole page for tens of countries.

Aug 30 2017, 12:20 PM · Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-log-errors, MediaWiki-extensions-Scribunto, Operations, Commons

Aug 29 2017

Strainu added a comment to T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

@yuvipanda: Yes, absolutely, I could reproduce it just now. I lauched Strainu's server, then tried to log in as Strainubot and I get a
"500 : Internal Server Error
Failed to start your server. Please contact admin."

Aug 29 2017, 8:27 PM · PAWS

Aug 24 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T171027: "Read timeout is reached" DBQueryError when trying to load specific users' watchlists (with +1000 articles) on several wikis.

@Trizek-WMF, should the deployment of advanced filters to watchlist (planned Sep 5th) be postponed until this is solved? The beta feature is slow as it is, deploying it over this issue might make the symptoms worse for affected users.

Aug 24 2017, 8:08 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-10-03 (1.31.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata-Sprint, Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017), DBA, Wikidata, Commons, Contributors-Team, Wikimedia-log-errors, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-08-08_(1.30.0-wmf.13)), Russian-Sites, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Performance, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Aug 23 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T171898: Deleting large watchlist takes > 4 seconds causing rollback due to write time limit.

It was also reported on rowiki for users with as few as 2K followed pages: https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cafenea#Pagini_urmarite

Aug 23 2017, 4:10 PM · DBA, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, Wikimedia-log-errors

Aug 10 2017

Strainu added a comment to T170845: Pageview drop in ro.wikipedia hu.wikipedia and fr.wikipedia.

I don't have the time or resources needed to do the investigation myself. Thanks for your help on this, I believe we can now close the ticket.

Aug 10 2017, 7:28 AM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Analytics-Kanban, Analytics-Data-Quality

Aug 9 2017

Strainu added a comment to T170845: Pageview drop in ro.wikipedia hu.wikipedia and fr.wikipedia.

I'm sorry, but I'm a bit skeptic about this explanation for several reasons:

  • ro.wp did not have that peak in July 2016; it had some other peaks which probably account for the slight rebounds in monthly pageviews and which could be caused by the same issue
  • it seems highly unlikely that low-level errors would only occur on one page. Despite that, the second most visited page, Search, did not see any spike or drop except normal summer vacations. Nither did the most visited article.
Aug 9 2017, 9:37 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Analytics-Kanban, Analytics-Data-Quality
Strainu added a comment to T170845: Pageview drop in ro.wikipedia hu.wikipedia and fr.wikipedia.

So are you saying that it's just "random" browser traffic that used to be targeted at the MainPage and now it's not? What kind of script could have generated that?

Aug 9 2017, 9:09 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Analytics-Kanban, Analytics-Data-Quality
Strainu added a comment to T170845: Pageview drop in ro.wikipedia hu.wikipedia and fr.wikipedia.

@Nuria, are the stats you show the pageviews for the whole project or for the main page? They don't look anything like the pageviews tool. There is no seasonal variation there, only decreases from March 2016.

Aug 9 2017, 8:55 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Analytics-Kanban, Analytics-Data-Quality
Strainu added a comment to T172856: Wikidata image autocomplete does not take into account existing text.

Here is an image of the issue. The prefix was 'Tisa ', input text was 'Mara'

Aug 9 2017, 9:11 AM · Wikidata
Strainu created T172856: Wikidata image autocomplete does not take into account existing text.
Aug 9 2017, 9:06 AM · Wikidata

Aug 8 2017

Strainu moved T172770: page_tests.TestPageObject.test_page_image fails for several sites from Backlog to Test failures on the Pywikibot-tests board.
Aug 8 2017, 8:00 AM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-tests, Pywikibot-core

Aug 6 2017

Strainu added a member for Pywikibot-core: Strainu.
Aug 6 2017, 10:10 PM
Strainu closed T172625: Add support for retrieving pageimages as Resolved.
Aug 6 2017, 12:28 PM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-core
Strainu added a comment to T172625: Add support for retrieving pageimages.

Actually, during the review, I noticed a case when the pageimages API call and pageprops return different values, see https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:ApiSandbox#action=query&format=json&prop=pageimages%7Cpageprops&meta=&titles=File%3ALasalumic.jpg&piprop=name&pithumbsize=50&ppprop=page_image%7Cpage_image_free

Aug 6 2017, 9:50 AM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-core
Strainu added a comment to T172625: Add support for retrieving pageimages.

@Framawiki , thanks for the pointer. It seems a bit of an overkill to load all the page properties only for this.

Aug 6 2017, 9:36 AM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-core

Aug 5 2017

Strainu created T172625: Add support for retrieving pageimages.
Aug 5 2017, 10:07 PM · Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-core

Aug 3 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

Re-adding @yuvipanda since I believe he was accidentally removed.

Aug 3 2017, 7:03 AM · PAWS

Aug 2 2017

Strainu added a comment to T155538: General image classifier for commons.

Hi Strainu, whose work are you referring to?

Aug 2 2017, 9:12 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Research-Backlog, Wiki-Loves-Monuments (2017), artificial-intelligence, Research Ideas, Scoring-platform-team

Aug 1 2017

Restricted Application updated subscribers of T160458: Propose a step by step approach for adding monuments identifier on Wikidata.
Aug 1 2017, 7:22 PM · Wiki-Loves-Monuments (2017)
Strainu added a comment to T155538: General image classifier for commons.

I'm very interested in seeing some of the work you're doing. I've personally invested some time last year to detect monument signs using opencv's templateMatch algorithms, but I haven't followed up recently on this.

Aug 1 2017, 6:51 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Research-Backlog, Wiki-Loves-Monuments (2017), artificial-intelligence, Research Ideas, Scoring-platform-team
Restricted Application updated subscribers of T155538: General image classifier for commons.
Aug 1 2017, 6:49 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Research-Backlog, Wiki-Loves-Monuments (2017), artificial-intelligence, Research Ideas, Scoring-platform-team

Jul 25 2017

Strainu added a comment to T170723: Deploy ORES Review Tool & ORES-based RCFilters for Romanian & Albanian Wikipedia.

@Andrei_Stroe: All translations are available at translatewiki.net. I used 'p' per your suggestion.

Jul 25 2017, 6:12 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-notice-collaboration, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q1-Jul-Sep-2017)

Jul 21 2017

Strainu added a comment to T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

@Aklapper, have you tried doing so with a bot account while having a server started on your main account? The bot probably has to have MainAccountBot as username (that's the case for me)

Jul 21 2017, 12:26 PM · PAWS

Jul 20 2017

Strainu added a comment to T138572: Provide a way to show notifications to mobile users comparable to Sitenotice/annonnotice.

Totally agree with @MotokoCK, whatever path is taken, we would very much like to see this happen fast. More and more users are now going mobile and missing on many announcements from the community. I don't think the requests of ro.wp have changed since I logged this bug. We still need something with the capabilities of Central notice, but configurable locally and which doesn't look like a banner.

Jul 20 2017, 6:26 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Fundraising-Backlog, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralNotice, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown, Mobile
Strainu added a comment to T171044: Empty or correct 'mo' collation in IcuCollation.php.

CLDR has an entry for ro_MD, in latin script. I have yet to find any difference between that and ro_RO.

Jul 20 2017, 9:07 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown

Jul 19 2017

Strainu added a comment to T171044: Empty or correct 'mo' collation in IcuCollation.php.

…I suggest that we should just delete this entry.

Jul 19 2017, 8:32 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Strainu added a comment to T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

Yep, perfect, thanks!

Jul 19 2017, 7:07 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n
Strainu added a comment to T171044: Empty or correct 'mo' collation in IcuCollation.php.

Note: the similar change for 'ro' is tracked in T168711

Jul 19 2017, 11:43 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Strainu created T171044: Empty or correct 'mo' collation in IcuCollation.php.
Jul 19 2017, 11:42 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Strainu added a project to T171043: Rework rup collation in IcuCollation.php: MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown.
Jul 19 2017, 11:30 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Strainu created T171043: Rework rup collation in IcuCollation.php.
Jul 19 2017, 11:29 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-General-or-Unknown
Strainu reopened T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org as "Open".

Unfortunately it would seem the diacritics used in the letter headings are wrong. They should be "Ș", "Ț" (comma-below) and instead they are cedilla-below (Ş, Ţ). See for example https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categorie:%C3%8Embr%C4%83c%C4%83minte

Jul 19 2017, 11:14 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n
Strainu reopened T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org, a subtask of T47443: Deploy language-specific "uca-xx" collations on Wikimedia wikis, as Open.
Jul 19 2017, 11:13 AM · Goal, Community-Tech, I18n, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jul 17 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

@Urbanecm, thanks for the help, you really moved this forward.

Jul 17 2017, 4:48 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jul 14 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

Still no-one willing to do the review?

Jul 14 2017, 7:35 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jul 7 2017

Strainu closed T169453: Request Latin-Cyrillic converter for Romanian wikis as Declined.

This is a site request that cannot be approved without cleat consensus obtained on the Romanian wikis first, and not on meta or here. I suggest you open a discussion on the Romanian Wikipedia and invite participation from the rest of the projects if you are really serious about pushing this.

Jul 7 2017, 5:35 PM · MediaWiki-Language-converter
Strainu closed T169453: Request Latin-Cyrillic converter for Romanian wikis, a subtask of T32759: Languages that need a LanguageConverter implementation (tracking), as Declined.
Jul 7 2017, 5:35 PM · Tracking, I18n, MediaWiki-Language-converter

Jul 6 2017

Strainu added a comment to T166149: Add an option to obtain wikitext excerpts.

OK, working on the content of the article [[:ro:Francilien]]:

Jul 6 2017, 6:42 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Need-volunteer, TextExtracts

Jun 30 2017

Strainu added a comment to T124972: PAWS cron functionality.

Any updates on this? Is it currently possible to run code in paws automatically?

Jun 30 2017, 5:39 PM · Upstream, PAWS
Strainu added a comment to T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

@TheDJ : We're good on the numeric sorting, I've updated the patch accordingly

Jun 30 2017, 1:31 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jun 29 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

This hasn't been explicitly discussed, but I don't see why not. Will ask and come back as soon as possible (with a patch as well)

Jun 29 2017, 7:54 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jun 28 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.

@zeljkofilipin , @FDMS: Could you please review this?

Jun 28 2017, 1:38 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jun 25 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168291: Run reader survey in multiple languages - Romanian.

It works OK now, thank you for working on this in the weekend.

Jun 25 2017, 5:37 PM · Research

Jun 24 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168291: Run reader survey in multiple languages - Romanian.

@leila, @schana I've just seen the survey myself. The text is translated, but the buttons are not. I think something went wrong with exporting the latest translations.

Jun 24 2017, 4:05 PM · Research

Jun 23 2017

Strainu claimed T168711: Changing the alphabetical sorting (collation) @ ro.wikipedia.org.
Jun 23 2017, 1:44 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-25_(1.30.0-wmf.11)), User-Urbanecm, MediaWiki-Internationalization, Wikimedia-Site-requests, I18n

Jun 22 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168291: Run reader survey in multiple languages - Romanian.

@leila : I updated the translation for Visit survey to use the same terminology as the rest of the translations ("chestionar"). I would appreciate it if you could re-deploy the translations.

Jun 22 2017, 5:52 PM · Research

Jun 20 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168291: Run reader survey in multiple languages - Romanian.

{{done}} https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cafenea#Chestionar_pentru_cititori

Jun 20 2017, 7:03 AM · Research

Jun 19 2017

Strainu added a comment to T168292: Run reader survey in multiple languages - Russian.

Romanians my age don't normally speak Russian. I kind of find this assumption offensive, especially since I have a babel box on my user page.

Jun 19 2017, 1:29 PM · Russian-Sites, Research

Jun 18 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T168192: Grant the 'movefile' right to the 'autopatrolled' group on the Romanian Wikipedia.
Jun 18 2017, 8:26 AM · Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Strainu created T168192: Grant the 'movefile' right to the 'autopatrolled' group on the Romanian Wikipedia.
Jun 18 2017, 8:25 AM · Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jun 12 2017

Strainu added a comment to T165540: Add CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md to Wikimedia repositories.

Eh. Markdown is like the defacto standard throughout the development world atm. (pretty much because it IS still readable even as pure text). Not only in Github, but also in Gitlab, phabricator etc. And lets not forget that we already use it all over the place.

Jun 12 2017, 8:23 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-06-13_(1.30.0-wmf.5)), Patch-For-Review, Repository-Admins, Gerrit, GitHub-Mirrors, Developer-Relations

Jun 10 2017

Strainu added a comment to T165540: Add CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md to Wikimedia repositories.

I am personally against using the markdown (and implicitly the .md extension). The code is not maintained in Github, gerrit does not implicitly display markdown and having some weird syntax (however well-known) decreases the readability of the file in command line. I would much rather have it in plain text. With extension or not, that's bikeshedding.

Jun 10 2017, 10:39 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-06-13_(1.30.0-wmf.5)), Patch-For-Review, Repository-Admins, Gerrit, GitHub-Mirrors, Developer-Relations

Jun 5 2017

Strainu added a comment to T166149: Add an option to obtain wikitext excerpts.

Wikitext, since I need the markup. You can see what I'm trying to achieve at https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagina_principal%C4%83 , under the heading "Conținut recomandat". It's the introduction of featured articles, processed using Lua in a very similar way to this extension. The same code is used in several portals to display the article of the day. These are not "classical" extracts, but longer ones, up to several paragraphs, which makes it dull to display without any links to other articles.

Jun 5 2017, 7:53 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Need-volunteer, TextExtracts

Jun 4 2017

Strainu added a comment to T164401: Error creating thumbnail for webm video.

I can confirm that uploading a corrected file solved the generation.

Jun 4 2017, 8:36 PM · TimedMediaHandler, Wikimedia-Video
Strainu merged T166993: Thumbnails fail to generate for a movie into T164401: Error creating thumbnail for webm video.
Jun 4 2017, 7:37 PM · TimedMediaHandler, Wikimedia-Video
Strainu merged task T166993: Thumbnails fail to generate for a movie into T164401: Error creating thumbnail for webm video.
Jun 4 2017, 7:37 PM · Wikimedia-Video
Strainu created T166993: Thumbnails fail to generate for a movie.
Jun 4 2017, 7:34 PM · Wikimedia-Video

May 23 2017

Strainu created T166172: Expose TextExtracts through Lua.
May 23 2017, 8:43 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), TextExtracts
Strainu added a comment to T166149: Add an option to obtain wikitext excerpts.

@Jdlrobson, we should apply the same algo as for HTML extracts (i.e. no templates, markings do not count towards the number of characters from what I can determine). The idea here, if I get it right, is to obtain a short overview of the article to display in search results and articles list.

May 23 2017, 7:23 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Need-volunteer, TextExtracts
Strainu created T166149: Add an option to obtain wikitext excerpts.
May 23 2017, 4:45 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Tracking), Need-volunteer, TextExtracts

May 21 2017

Strainu closed T165955: Notification robot for pages edited by a single user as Resolved.

Presentation held in the demo session

May 21 2017, 2:37 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017-Newcomer-Contribution, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017
Strainu updated subscribers of T63239: Sometimes edits by bots still show up on Recent changes and watchlist with hidebot=1.

I haven't seen this in a while. I think it can be closed if @XXN Hasn't seen it either.

May 21 2017, 12:43 PM · TestMe, MediaWiki-Recent-changes
Strainu added projects to T165955: Notification robot for pages edited by a single user: Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017-Newcomer-Contribution.

During the hackathon we were able to implement a normal bot, as well as a Telegram bot (@clco_tester_bot)

May 21 2017, 9:37 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017-Newcomer-Contribution, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017
Strainu created T165955: Notification robot for pages edited by a single user.
May 21 2017, 9:31 AM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017-Newcomer-Contribution, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017

May 20 2017

Strainu added a project to T165898: Reduce max_retries from 25 to 15: Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017.
May 20 2017, 4:14 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-network, Pywikibot-core
Strainu added a comment to T165898: Reduce max_retries from 25 to 15.

Haha, did a patch myself, but gerritbot did not catch it: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/354714/

May 20 2017, 4:06 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-network, Pywikibot-core
Strainu created T165898: Reduce max_retries from 25 to 15.
May 20 2017, 3:21 PM · Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Patch-For-Review, Pywikibot-network, Pywikibot-core
Strainu added a comment to T165819: Loop caused by a 302 error on testwiki.

@LegoFan4000 , can you try setting max_retries in user_config? The default seems to be 25, but considering the increasing timeout, it will probably seem like forever (around 43 minutes)

May 20 2017, 8:12 AM · Pywikibot-network, Pywikibot-core

May 17 2017

Strainu added a comment to T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.

Nice hypothesis you have there. How are you going to test it? How will you test that it matches the expectations of users who enter the Wikitext editor directly? (Which I'd estimate is a majority of experienced Wikipedia editors, the same ones who currently use the classic editor)

That's the $64,000 question, isn't it? I'm not an expert, but it's obvious to even me that this kind of test could be heavily influenced by anchoring and similar effects. You and I have the old wikitext editors as our anchor (as did the editor who formatted the template syntax that you copied), but new editors don't.

May 17 2017, 3:36 PM · Regression, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-Ryasmeen, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor
Strainu merged task T165594: Pasting wikitext in the new wikitext editor should not tag it with <nowiki> into T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.
May 17 2017, 3:24 PM · VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor
Strainu merged task T165121: NWE: Copy-pasting some examples is sub-optimal (e.g. {{tl}}) into T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.
May 17 2017, 3:24 PM · VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor
Strainu merged tasks T165594: Pasting wikitext in the new wikitext editor should not tag it with <nowiki>, T165121: NWE: Copy-pasting some examples is sub-optimal (e.g. {{tl}}) into T153315: Pasting annotated wikitext results in double encoding and therefore <nowiki>s.
May 17 2017, 3:24 PM · Regression, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-Ryasmeen, VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor, VisualEditor
Strainu created T165594: Pasting wikitext in the new wikitext editor should not tag it with <nowiki>.
May 17 2017, 12:33 PM · VisualEditor-CopyPaste, VisualEditor, VisualEditor-MediaWiki-2017WikitextEditor

Apr 30 2017

Strainu added a comment to T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

It's finally working for me too (no 502, I still need to stop the server on the main account).

Apr 30 2017, 10:55 AM · PAWS

Apr 29 2017

Strainu added a comment to T164059: MediaWiki\Linker\LinkRenderer::makeKnownLink() must implement interface MediaWiki\Linker\LinkTarget, null given on Special:Watchlist.

I had the same issues in RecentChanges. Do note that while disabling categorisation works, disabling advanced recent changes (aka grouping by page) also makes the problem go away.

Apr 29 2017, 10:22 PM · TestMe, MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-05-23_(1.30.0-wmf.2)), User-notice, Wikimedia-log-errors, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Apr 27 2017

Strainu added a comment to T156517: Complete Romanian Wikipedia edit quality campaign.

Actually, I tagged them just like @Milimetric :)

Apr 27 2017, 4:32 PM · Scoring-platform-team (Current), Wikilabels

Apr 21 2017

Strainu added a comment to T156517: Complete Romanian Wikipedia edit quality campaign.

I've done updates every 2 weeks so far, but there was no progress since 4/6. But I thought there were 5K changes to review? If there are less than 4K (3650?), perhaps that would encourage people to contribute. We've been trying to decode http://labels.wmflabs.org/campaigns/rowiki/48/?campaign=stats , but the docs are not really enough.

Apr 21 2017, 5:46 AM · Scoring-platform-team (Current), Wikilabels

Apr 15 2017

Strainu added a comment to T52399: {{fullurl:}} and {{SERVER}} when used on mobile do not resolve to commons.m.wikimedia.org but to commons.wikimedia.org.

Since this bug was submitted, we also have wikidata to worry about, with still more js that can crash a phone. Is there any chance this could be prioritized? Since most people seem to belive the user should be redirected to the mobile version, perhaps it's a configuration issue instead of a software bug?

Apr 15 2017, 10:06 PM · MediaWiki-Parser

Apr 6 2017

Strainu added a comment to T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

I was able to make it work after stopping the server on my main account, but now I'm getting a 502 error when accessing https://paws.wmflabs.org/paws/user/Strainubot. Apparently there is an issue with accounts with the same prefix.

Apr 6 2017, 6:15 PM · PAWS
Strainu added a comment to T140525: HTTP 404 error (or sometimes 502 error) when trying to access the Control Panel of PAWS.

@yuvipanda, I get the same error as @Info-farmer on starting the server for my bot account. This is quite annoying, as most wikis require a bot account for pywikibot. I tried logging out and in, different browser&computer etc. I even removed the app from the wiki settings and then re-authorised it, but no change. According to stackoverflow, the 404 on starting the server seems to indicate an issue starting the VM.

Apr 6 2017, 7:50 AM · PAWS

Mar 25 2017

Strainu updated subscribers of T161361: Unknown exception from Thomas Mann page on rowiki.
Mar 25 2017, 5:28 PM · Wikimedia-log-errors, MediaWiki-extensions-Scribunto

Mar 22 2017

Strainu updated the task description for T161102: Revisions that cannot be retrieved should be skipped.
Mar 22 2017, 12:26 PM · Scoring-platform-team, Wikilabels
Strainu created T161104: Hidden revisions should be skipped.
Mar 22 2017, 12:25 PM · Wikilabels, Scoring-platform-team
Strainu renamed T161102: Revisions that cannot be retrieved should be skipped from Hidden revisions should be skipped to Revisions that cannot be retrieved should be skipped.
Mar 22 2017, 12:24 PM · Scoring-platform-team, Wikilabels
Strainu renamed T161102: Revisions that cannot be retrieved should be skipped from Revisions not found should be skipped to Hidden revisions should be skipped.
Mar 22 2017, 12:23 PM · Scoring-platform-team, Wikilabels
Strainu created T161102: Revisions that cannot be retrieved should be skipped.
Mar 22 2017, 11:59 AM · Scoring-platform-team, Wikilabels