On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Steven Walling <swalling(a)wikimedia.org>wrote;wrote:
As you might know, the Editor Engagement Experiments team spent several
2012-13 testing changes to the account creation page, aiming to make
it easier for new editors to join our projects.
Soon you'll see wider announcements on-wiki and on the blog about the
"soft launch" of the interface changes we've built now that testing is
over. The short version: for roughly a week, we're initially launching
the changes in MediaWiki core on an opt-in basis, so that editors can
test the localizations and hunt for bugs on their home wiki without
potentially disrupting the essential functions of login and account
This Saturday the 27th at 18:00 UTC, we'll be hosting IRC office
hours to talk about these changes with anyone interested. Please join
As a reminder, this is happening in about 15 minutes.