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Varnent (Gregory Varnum)
Wikimedia Foundation staff: Senior Strategist, Communications

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Feb 4 2015, 5:17 AM (416 w, 4 d)
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As of December 2015, I am working for the Wikimedia Foundation's Communications Department, currently in the role of Senior Strategist, Communications.

I previously worked as a Wikimedia Foundation contractor on the Access Policy project as well as other strategy related positions within the Communications department.

My Wikimedia Foundation account is [[User:GVarnum-WMF]] and my volunteer account is [[User:Varnent]].

Recent Activity

Thu, Jan 19

Varnent moved T327444: Option to redirect talk pages of translated pages to source content's talk page from Backlog to Radar on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 8:05 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Translate, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent created T327444: Option to redirect talk pages of translated pages to source content's talk page.
Thu, Jan 19, 8:05 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Translate, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki from Backlog to Translation related on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:53 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Varnent added a comment to T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki.

FYI - I will begin more aggressively working on setting up and hopefully migrating content next month (February 2023). Any input/guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Thu, Jan 19, 7:53 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Varnent added a project to T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki: Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org).
Thu, Jan 19, 7:52 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Varnent moved T297396: Expand Governance Wiki Editor user group rights to include translate admin rights from Requests to Translation related on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:51 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T297396: Expand Governance Wiki Editor user group rights to include translate admin rights from Backlog to Requests on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:51 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T309507: Broken links on Maps Terms of Use page from Backlog to Content errors on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:51 PM · Maps, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T297545: Mobile view links to non-existent translation of Terms of Use from Backlog to Content errors on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:51 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent moved T321967: Enable Wikibase on Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki from Backlog to Translation related on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Thu, Jan 19, 7:50 PM · Wikidata, wdwb-tech, Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent closed T205345: Repurposing of Foundation wiki as Governance wiki (Tracking task) as Resolved.

I think we can now consider this resolved given time passed and all related tasks resolved.

Thu, Jan 19, 7:49 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Dec 27 2022

FriedrickMILBarbarossa awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Pterodactyl token.
Dec 27 2022, 2:39 AM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Dec 13 2022

Varnent renamed T324696: Grant Access to 'wmf' LDAP group for 'Sbenchagra' from Grant Access to staff LDAP group for Sbenchagra to Grant Access to 'wmf' LDAP group for 'Sbenchagra'.
Dec 13 2022, 7:49 PM · LDAP-Access-Requests, SRE-Access-Requests, SRE, WMF-Communications, Data-Engineering-Planning

Dec 12 2022

Varnent renamed T324696: Grant Access to 'wmf' LDAP group for 'Sbenchagra' from LDAP access for Sondes to access Matomo to Grant Access to staff LDAP group for Sbenchagra.
Dec 12 2022, 11:19 PM · LDAP-Access-Requests, SRE-Access-Requests, SRE, WMF-Communications, Data-Engineering-Planning
Varnent added a comment to T324696: Grant Access to 'wmf' LDAP group for 'Sbenchagra'.

@jhathaway - Apologies - have added links to that template to our documentation on Office Wiki. Will update ticket with above. I think the LDAP group is staff - is anyone able to confirm?

Dec 12 2022, 11:17 PM · LDAP-Access-Requests, SRE-Access-Requests, SRE, WMF-Communications, Data-Engineering-Planning

Dec 7 2022

Varnent created T324696: Grant Access to 'wmf' LDAP group for 'Sbenchagra'.
Dec 7 2022, 6:41 PM · LDAP-Access-Requests, SRE-Access-Requests, SRE, WMF-Communications, Data-Engineering-Planning

Oct 31 2022

Quiddity awarded T321970: Add more common messages from m:Template:Int_string to WikimediaMessages for use across wikis a Love token.
Oct 31 2022, 7:13 PM · Patch-For-Review, WikimediaMessages
Varnent added a comment to T321967: Enable Wikibase on Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki.

So it wants to be a Wikibase Client?

Oct 31 2022, 6:21 PM · Wikidata, wdwb-tech, Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests

Oct 29 2022

Varnent created T321970: Add more common messages from m:Template:Int_string to WikimediaMessages for use across wikis.
Oct 29 2022, 8:25 AM · Patch-For-Review, WikimediaMessages
Varnent added a project to T321967: Enable Wikibase on Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki: Wikibase and Wikidata Architecture Overview.

Tagging @Jdforrester-WMF & @Silvan_WMDE in case you have any ideas on how to resolve. :) Thank you!

Oct 29 2022, 3:38 AM · Wikidata, wdwb-tech, Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent renamed Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) from foundation.wikimedia.org to Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org).
Oct 29 2022, 2:22 AM
Varnent added a project to T321967: Enable Wikibase on Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki: Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org).
Oct 29 2022, 2:22 AM · Wikidata, wdwb-tech, Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent created T321967: Enable Wikibase on Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki.
Oct 29 2022, 2:21 AM · Wikidata, wdwb-tech, Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests

Oct 18 2022

Varnent updated the task description for T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki.
Oct 18 2022, 1:37 AM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Varnent updated the task description for T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki.
Oct 18 2022, 1:31 AM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate
Varnent created T321024: Easiest way to migrate translations from Meta-Wiki to Governance Wiki.
Oct 18 2022, 1:19 AM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MediaWiki-extensions-Translate

Sep 8 2022

Varnent added a comment to T315613: Add Sound Logo site to Matomo dashboard and provide Communications department account with access.

@Snwachukwu & @BTullis - thank you for taking this on! Just checking on if you need anything from us to complete this week. :)

Sep 8 2022, 3:19 AM · Data-Engineering-Planning, WMF-Communications

Aug 24 2022

Varnent added a comment to T315613: Add Sound Logo site to Matomo dashboard and provide Communications department account with access.

Thank you, @mpopov! Apologies for the confusion. :)

Aug 24 2022, 5:52 PM · Data-Engineering-Planning, WMF-Communications

Aug 18 2022

Varnent created T315613: Add Sound Logo site to Matomo dashboard and provide Communications department account with access.
Aug 18 2022, 8:35 PM · Data-Engineering-Planning, WMF-Communications

Aug 10 2022

Varnent updated subscribers of T314626: Setup URL (soundlogo.wikimedia.org) for Sound Logo website.
Aug 10 2022, 4:58 PM · Traffic, WMF-Communications, Domains, SRE

Aug 5 2022

Varnent added a comment to T314626: Setup URL (soundlogo.wikimedia.org) for Sound Logo website.

Thank you, @RhinosF1 and @ssingh! :)

Aug 5 2022, 3:53 PM · Traffic, WMF-Communications, Domains, SRE
Varnent updated the task description for T314626: Setup URL (soundlogo.wikimedia.org) for Sound Logo website.
Aug 5 2022, 2:37 AM · Traffic, WMF-Communications, Domains, SRE
Varnent created T314626: Setup URL (soundlogo.wikimedia.org) for Sound Logo website.
Aug 5 2022, 2:37 AM · Traffic, WMF-Communications, Domains, SRE
Varnent closed T310939: Obtain admin rights to interconnection-wordpress-theme GitHub repo as Resolved.

This has been resolved by @thcipriani - thank you, @thcipriani!!! :)

Aug 5 2022, 2:31 AM · Diff-blog, Wikimedia-GitHub

Jul 12 2022

Ilovemydoodle2 awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Heartbreak token.
Jul 12 2022, 10:52 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jul 11 2022

Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

@Varnent After chatting about this some more, how about we do the following:

The change https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/809324 aims to translate that to code.

Jul 11 2022, 8:47 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Jul 6 2022

Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

@Varnent After chatting about this some more, how about we do the following:

The change https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/809324 aims to translate that to code.

Jul 6 2022, 10:00 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Jun 28 2022

Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

@Varnent could we get a clarification of the timeline for this request? The description says end of this month and your recent comment mentions a delay into July.

Jun 28 2022, 11:55 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Jun 24 2022

Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

My meeting will happen before they shut things off - so there will likely be a slight delay into July - and I should have a trick we can utilize on VIP/WordPress side if need be. :)

Jun 24 2022, 7:40 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Jun 22 2022

Varnent added a project to T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration: wikimediafoundation.org.
Jun 22 2022, 3:15 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview

Jun 21 2022

Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

@Dzahn - is that doable? I am not sure if we have redirected to web.archive.org before - although I think the 9/11 Wiki archive link does.

@Varnent The big blocker here is that currently policy.wikimedia.org is not under the control of SRE but hosted external. We can't do much there. Either whoever maintains that on Wordpress VIP would have to implement the redirects on their side or the policy subdomain would first have to move back to the Wikimedia DNS. (for that I suggest involving traffic team).

But if I am assuming this was moved back to WMF production, yea, then that should be doable. (though does not mean necessarily I would be the one to deploy that, I was just trying to clarify for all involved). But yea, I agree we have once done that before, for the 9/11 archive wiki, that's right.

Jun 21 2022, 10:50 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal
Varnent added a comment to T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

There are incoming redirects into policy.wikimedia.org:

https://wikimedia.org/stopsurveillance -> https://policy.wikimedia.org/stopsurveillance/

https://fixcopyright.wikimedia.org -> https://policy.wikimedia.org/policy-landing/copyright/

Are these redirect targets going to exist on the new site as well or do they need to be adjusted / should they be dropped?

Jun 21 2022, 8:28 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Jun 20 2022

matmarex awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Like token.
Jun 20 2022, 7:25 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Zppix awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Dislike token.
Jun 20 2022, 6:58 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Base awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Dislike token.
Jun 20 2022, 6:58 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Ilovemydoodle2 awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Dislike token.
Jun 20 2022, 6:57 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jun 18 2022

Varnent created T310939: Obtain admin rights to interconnection-wordpress-theme GitHub repo.
Jun 18 2022, 6:14 AM · Diff-blog, Wikimedia-GitHub
Varnent triaged T310938: Add both Wikipedia Preview repos to Packagist as Low priority.
Jun 18 2022, 5:38 AM · SRE, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent created T310938: Add both Wikipedia Preview repos to Packagist.
Jun 18 2022, 5:37 AM · SRE, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent added a comment to T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration.

https://github.com/wikimedia/wikipedia-preview/pull/159

Jun 18 2022, 5:13 AM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview

Jun 17 2022

Varnent moved T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration from Backlog to In progress on the Wikipedia-Preview board.
Jun 17 2022, 8:39 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent updated the task description for T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration.
Jun 17 2022, 8:38 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent added a comment to T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration.

https://github.com/wikimedia/wikipediapreview-wordpress/pull/59

Jun 17 2022, 8:35 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent triaged T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration as Medium priority.
Jun 17 2022, 8:34 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview
Varnent created T310928: Improve Wikipedia Preview's support for Composer integration.
Jun 17 2022, 8:16 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Inuka-Team, Wikipedia-Preview

Jun 15 2022

Varnent updated subscribers of T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.
Jun 15 2022, 7:08 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal
Varnent updated subscribers of T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.
Jun 15 2022, 7:07 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal
Varnent created T310738: Setup redirect of policy.wikimedia.org to Advocacy portal on Foundation website.

As the WMF-Legal project tag was added to this task, some general information to avoid wrong expectations:
Please note that public tasks in Wikimedia Phabricator are in general not a place where to expect feedback from the Legal Team of the Wikimedia Foundation due to the scope of the team and/or nature of legal topics. See the project tag description.
Please see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal for when and how to contact the Legal Team. Thanks!

Jun 15 2022, 7:01 PM · serviceops-collab, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, serviceops, DNS, WMF-Legal

Apr 4 2022

Varnent added a comment to T202188: Re-evaluate listing of email addresses on wikimediafoundation.org staff profiles.

@Aklapper - It has been under evaluation for some time - although for safety and security reasons unrelated to this specific issue.

Apr 4 2022, 7:33 PM · wikimediafoundation.org

Mar 15 2022

Varnent closed T302655: Making private repos for WikimediaFoundation.org and Diff.Wikimedia.org public as Resolved.

Wonderful - thank you! We will go ahead and proceed with this and also work on policy and license as you suggested.

Mar 15 2022, 4:51 PM · SecTeam-Processed, Wikimedia-GitHub, Diff-blog, wikimediafoundation.org, Security, Security-Team

Mar 4 2022

Varnent added a comment to T302655: Making private repos for WikimediaFoundation.org and Diff.Wikimedia.org public.

I can take a look at this @Varnent, but I'll need access to the private repos. My github is @yozamacs.

Mar 4 2022, 8:09 PM · SecTeam-Processed, Wikimedia-GitHub, Diff-blog, wikimediafoundation.org, Security, Security-Team

Feb 26 2022

Ameisenigel awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Dislike token.
Feb 26 2022, 9:04 AM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
DannyS712 awarded T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki a Dislike token.
Feb 26 2022, 3:16 AM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent triaged T302655: Making private repos for WikimediaFoundation.org and Diff.Wikimedia.org public as Low priority.
Feb 26 2022, 1:54 AM · SecTeam-Processed, Wikimedia-GitHub, Diff-blog, wikimediafoundation.org, Security, Security-Team
Varnent created T302655: Making private repos for WikimediaFoundation.org and Diff.Wikimedia.org public.
Feb 26 2022, 1:54 AM · SecTeam-Processed, Wikimedia-GitHub, Diff-blog, wikimediafoundation.org, Security, Security-Team

Feb 25 2022

Varnent created T302642: Rename Meta to Meta-Wiki.
Feb 25 2022, 11:45 PM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Feb 11 2022

Varnent updated the task description for T301574: Update wikipediafoundation.org redirect.
Feb 11 2022, 5:05 PM · Traffic, User-Ladsgroup, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, Domains
Varnent created T301574: Update wikipediafoundation.org redirect.
Feb 11 2022, 5:03 PM · Traffic, User-Ladsgroup, wikimediafoundation.org, SRE, Domains

Feb 1 2022

Varnent added a comment to T300398: Project Unseen campaign URL redirect.

Thank you so very much @Ladsgroup!! :)

Feb 1 2022, 7:55 PM · User-Ladsgroup, DNS, WMF-Communications, SRE, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, Domains

Jan 28 2022

Varnent created T300398: Project Unseen campaign URL redirect.
Jan 28 2022, 7:56 PM · User-Ladsgroup, DNS, WMF-Communications, SRE, Traffic, wikimediafoundation.org, Domains

Dec 17 2021

Varnent created T297970: Error when using Translate extension to translate {{DISPLAYTITLE:}} contents.
Dec 17 2021, 6:49 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-Translate

Dec 14 2021

Varnent added a comment to T297545: Mobile view links to non-existent translation of Terms of Use.

Alright - so I think it is basically that some of the API service links have not been updated from wikimediafoundation.org to foundation.wikimedia.org for policy pages. I can work on that at some point - but others are welcome to take this ticket if they can get to it before me.

Dec 14 2021, 9:09 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent added a project to T297545: Mobile view links to non-existent translation of Terms of Use: Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org).

That is an interesting bug. I suspect there is an outdated link somewhere buried in a zzz or related language file. I will look into this a bit and report back. I think it basically relates to T199812.

Dec 14 2021, 8:55 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), Wikimedia-Site-requests
Varnent moved T139050: Portal Page Update: wikimedia.org from Incoming to Radar on the wikimediafoundation.org board.
Dec 14 2021, 8:53 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, Discovery-Portal-Backlog, Wikimedia-Portals, Discovery-ARCHIVED

Dec 9 2021

Varnent created T297396: Expand Governance Wiki Editor user group rights to include translate admin rights.
Dec 9 2021, 3:10 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Nov 30 2021

Varnent added a comment to T296570: Setup subdomain for Foundation messaging site.

Thank you so much @ssingh!

Nov 30 2021, 10:14 PM · Traffic, SRE, DNS, WMF-Communications
Varnent added a comment to T296570: Setup subdomain for Foundation messaging site.

I also have the certificates info from VIP - and can share that with whomever will need it - presuming that is something we will need.

Nov 30 2021, 3:11 AM · Traffic, SRE, DNS, WMF-Communications

Nov 29 2021

Varnent added a comment to T296570: Setup subdomain for Foundation messaging site.

We will be sharing this site with all staff around December 1. Domain is not necessary per se as we have a temporary domain - but do we have a sense of when it would be ready so I can give folks a heads up? Thank you!

Nov 29 2021, 6:18 PM · Traffic, SRE, DNS, WMF-Communications

Nov 27 2021

Varnent created T296570: Setup subdomain for Foundation messaging site.
Nov 27 2021, 4:28 PM · Traffic, SRE, DNS, WMF-Communications

Nov 3 2021

Varnent updated Varnent.
Nov 3 2021, 10:17 AM
Varnent updated Varnent.
Nov 3 2021, 10:17 AM
Varnent created T294900: Further setting modifications for Governance Wiki.
Nov 3 2021, 10:12 AM · User-Urbanecm_WMF (GovWiki), Wikimedia-Site-requests, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Nov 1 2021

Varnent added a comment to T146599: Create a way to make Special:AllPages hide redirects by default.

Perhaps rather than making it default - it would be good first step to make it able to filter at all. Perhaps a more robust filter system that could also help address T181339 and T9936.

Nov 1 2021, 2:51 PM · Discovery-Search, MediaWiki-Search, MediaWiki-Redirects

Oct 27 2021

Sunpriat2 awarded T294074: When notifying a user of a mention, resolve if their user page redirect to a different user's page and ping that user instead / as well a Mountain of Wealth token.
Oct 27 2021, 1:12 PM · Growth-Team, Notifications

Oct 22 2021

Varnent updated the task description for T294074: When notifying a user of a mention, resolve if their user page redirect to a different user's page and ping that user instead / as well.
Oct 22 2021, 12:07 AM · Growth-Team, Notifications

Oct 21 2021

Varnent created T294074: When notifying a user of a mention, resolve if their user page redirect to a different user's page and ping that user instead / as well.
Oct 21 2021, 11:31 PM · Growth-Team, Notifications

Aug 28 2021

Varnent added a comment to T205347: Enable SUL accounts on Governance wiki.

Governance wiki has only 1,083 users (per Special:Statistics). I expect that all accounts there already have a corresponding SUL account. I think this is close enough to a scale that it could be done via a spreadsheet. Make a list of all governance wiki accounts, and then check if the SUL account is the same user, or not. Get 20 people to check ~50 accounts each and it shouldn't be too bad. Most (WMF) accounts should be the same on both, which is a big chunk of users IIRC.

Here's a start: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Alexis_Reggae/Foundationwiki_user_list

Thanks for starting that list, but I do think it is premature to work on it now. Before anything happens, there should be a plan how to proceed with enabling SUL, what to do before it, etc. Thinks like testing it outside of production in beta should definitely happen before touching foundationwiki.

Since the list of accounts can change before that is finished, I don’t think it’s an useful way to spend time ATM.

To further expand on what @Legoktm said, I checked emails assigned to the accounts. It looks that for a lot of the accounts, the value matches, which results in effortless merging (CA just does that automatically).

I didn’t check, but I would assume that the accounts where it doesn’t match either don’t care about foundationwiki, or are removed from that wiki. It might be easier for those accounts to just rename them to Username~foundationwiki, which could also remove some users from the list.

Aug 28 2021, 8:56 AM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm_WMF (GovWiki), Wikimedia-Site-requests, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Aug 27 2021

Varnent added a comment to T205347: Enable SUL accounts on Governance wiki.

So what's the difficult part? I think it's mostly making sure governance wiki is ready to enable SUL on, aka T205350: Update edit permissions for Governance wiki. And that seems more of a political/policy/governance (hah) issue rather than technical.

Aug 27 2021, 2:37 AM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm_WMF (GovWiki), Wikimedia-Site-requests, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Aug 26 2021

Varnent added a parent task for T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki: T205345: Repurposing of Foundation wiki as Governance wiki (Tracking task).
Aug 26 2021, 4:39 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create), Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent added a subtask for T205345: Repurposing of Foundation wiki as Governance wiki (Tracking task): T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki.
Aug 26 2021, 4:39 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent added a comment to T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki.

If this is an alternative solution to T205347, should this be a subtask of T205345?

Aug 26 2021, 4:39 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create), Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent added a comment to T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki.

Which problem would this solve?

Aug 26 2021, 5:19 AM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create), Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)

Aug 25 2021

Varnent closed T199812: Update wikimediafoundation.org to foundation.wikimedia.org across numerous repos as Resolved.
Aug 25 2021, 6:48 PM · Patch-For-Review, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org), MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-08-28 (1.32.0-wmf.19)), wikimediafoundation.org, MediaWiki-extensions-General, WMF-General-or-Unknown
Varnent closed T199812: Update wikimediafoundation.org to foundation.wikimedia.org across numerous repos, a subtask of T188776: Move Foundation Wiki to new URL when new Wikimedia Foundation website launches, as Resolved.
Aug 25 2021, 6:48 PM · wikimediafoundation.org, MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-07-24 (1.32.0-wmf.14)), Patch-For-Review, Wiki-Setup (Rename), Traffic, DNS, SRE, WMF-Communications
Varnent closed T199812: Update wikimediafoundation.org to foundation.wikimedia.org across numerous repos, a subtask of T205345: Repurposing of Foundation wiki as Governance wiki (Tracking task), as Resolved.
Aug 25 2021, 6:48 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T257578: No preferences can be set on foundation.wikimedia.org because account creation is disallowed from Backlog to Radar on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Aug 25 2021, 6:47 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T283393: Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki should be more clearly marked as a non-SUL/private login wiki from Backlog to Requests on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Aug 25 2021, 6:47 PM · Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent moved T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki from Backlog to Translation related on the Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org) board.
Aug 25 2021, 6:47 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create), Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent updated the task description for T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki.
Aug 25 2021, 6:44 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wiki-Setup (Create), Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)
Varnent created T289720: Setup duplicate content copy of Governance Wiki.
Aug 25 2021, 6:44 PM · Wiki-Setup (Create), User-Urbanecm, Foundation Governance Wiki (foundation.wikimedia.org)