On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Brad Jorsch (Anomie) <bjorsch(a)wikimedia.org
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Ori Livneh <ori(a)wikimedia.org
> > Improving future-proof maintainability by taking thumbnail code out of
> > MediaWiki-Core and using a service instead to perform thumbnail
> How does that affect third-party use of MediaWiki where people aren't able
> to (or just aren't wanting to) install bespoke services?
It doesn't. There is no plan to strip MediaWiki of its existing
capabilities or to make it depend on this service. And since the intention
is to improve existing quality of service (as opposed to providing new
functionality), I don't expect the feature-set to diverge.