I don't see why promoting would be a bad option. The Wikilabels system
doesn't change everything that users do. Arguably, a beta feature is less
right than just enabling it by default. Currently, Wikipedia:Labels works
like a special page.
On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 3:10 PM, Bahodir Mansurov <bmansurov(a)wikimedia.org>
OK, thanks for the response.
On another note, I recently learned that the purpose of the beta features
extension is to allow extensions to be tested before they can be pushed to
production. This means that after some time (I think, 6 months) we will
have to promote to stable or dismantle the WikiLabels extension. I don't
think promoting is an option as not everyone needs this feature. So I was
wondering if we still want to move the functionality from the gadget to an
On Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:09:38 -0500, Aaron Halfaker <
Right now, we build some of that JS based on configuration parameters that
are needed by the WikiLabels service back-end.
It seems that it would be
easiest to generate those files and cache them so that we can serve with
them extension code.
I'm not sure how much sense this makes long-term. If the answer is "no
sense -- at all", then I think our next step would be getting a good
description of which parts of that JS are configured and then working on a
proposal for how we'd change things within the extension. I can do the
description if we get that far.
On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 6:55 AM, Bahodir Mansurov <
> As I was working on the WikiLabels extension, I had to copy over a lot of
> itself, but I was wondering if those files will continue to be used
> the extension? If so, we should keep them where they are and load them
> dynamically in the extension (as it's done in the gadget). What do you
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