On Jun 9, 2014, at 5:53 PM, Brian Wolff <bawolff(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 6/9/14, Ori Livneh <ori(a)wikimedia.org>
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 2:31 AM, Gilles Dubuc
Can this wait a few weeks? We were intending to
move onto UploadWizard
and similar unloved projects after Media Viewer's launch to all users.
We're in the middle of the launch at the moment, which is using all our
team's resources and then some.
Just my personal POV: I'm not sure what discussions have been had
between kultura. However its been said that there's going to be a "new
unclear. People have told me that a patch was going to land in gerrit
"any day now" back in January. Now apparently its in "Q4"). Its
unclear (at least to me) what the extent of this new player is, and
how much of the TMH js it will replace, but I'd personally be hesitant
to start working on JS cleanup of the extension (or any major
non-critical js work) if its just going to be replaced shortly.
The "new player” is in the same upstream location as before:
. TMH shares the player modules with the “mwEmbed” so
anything inside there would potentially be shared / updated and not befit from JS refactor
that was not aligned with upstream.
I agree this has not gotten the priority it needs, and has dove tailed into a much longer
cycle then ideal. The momentum was hurt by the rejection of supporting interoperable video
formats, and with it the potential for braoder usage along with the primary core
multimedia team focus on Media Viewer.
Brion V's efforts on software based codecs have been pretty amazing, and the fact iOS8
will support OpenGL also give new hope for that approach.
Also bawolff has been doing some great work on the THM extension which we can be better
about reviewing and merging.