On 28 Jun 2010 at 23:22, Lars Aronsson wrote:
> There is a lot of potential in Wikisource, but it depends
> heavily on the ProofreadPage extension and it has several
> bugs that are reported but don't get fixed.
> ThomasV is the main developer and perhaps he is the only
> maintainer? It would be in the interest of the Wikimedia
> Foundation to assign a salaried developer or two into
> developing a more robust framework for Wikisource, either
> by improving the existing extension or by integrating
> some or all of its functionality into MediaWiki proper.
> People everywhere have a need to make some PDF (or Djvu)
> document available on a website, page by page, with the
> ability to add categories and talk pages. This ability
> is what the ProofreadPage extension adds to MediaWiki.
> In my mind, it is as essential as the support for uploading
> JPEG images and automatically generating thumbnails.
> Adding multipage documents to a wiki should be a far more
> common need than adding mathematical equations.
> Lars Aronsson (firstname.lastname@example.org
> Aronsson Datateknik - http://aronsson.se