Anne just a question, if this was key functionality for the English
Wikipedia, would you remove this functionality with a promise of "trust us
we are working towards something new" ?? I think not.
On 11 October 2017 at 08:40, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki(a)gmail.com>
Anne Gomez, 11/10/2017 02:12:
In case you're interested, the Foundation
will be working to replace OCG
over the coming months. I wanted to make sure you're aware in case you rely
on any of this infrastructure and/or have plans for further development
dependent on it.
What this means in the short term is that PDF book rendering (through
Book Creator) will be shut off for a few months at least while a suitable
replacement is researched, tested, and built.
Here's the full write up: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki
Let me know if you have any questions or if this has major impact to your
It does, of course. Wikisource and Wikibooks users sorely need to print
books for offline reading, it's something we keep hearing from anybody in
Removing basic functionality and downgrading existing features for no gain
is an excellent long-run method to kill projects like Wikibooks, Wikisource
and Wikiversity whose potential users (such as teachers and other OER
folks) may prefer alternative platforms which show more care.
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