I have a few questions about the tarball release and the Wikimedia sites.
On Wed, Apr 27, 2022 at 5:22 AM Niklas Laxström
Since the beginning of the year, the Wikimedia
Language team has enabled translation backports for MediaWiki core, extensions and skins
hosted on Gerrit. On a weekly schedule compatible translations from master branch are
backpored to all the supported release branches. Currently supported branches are
What does that mean for maintenance for the extension for the released
versions? Version 1.35 is an LTS that will go end-of-life in September
Q: What about Wikimedia sites: does this mean they will not get frequent translation
updates as they used to have?
A: We still think this is important, but we do not think the previous solution can be
restored. We would like to collaborate on new solutions. One solution could be more
I want to be sure I understand this. Is it correct to say: new l10n
messages will continue to be merged into the mainline branches of
MediaWiki and extensions and will go live with the weekly train?
Feel free to redirect either of these questions to a task for more discussion.