Cool, Well done TPT. Excellent work. This is going to make Proofread
Page really useful and more easily to learn for beginners. Bravo.
Wikipedia in Residence
From: Thomas PT [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:33 PM
Subject: [Wikisource-l] News about ProofreadPage development.
Two big modifications have been merged into ProofreadPage trunk last
They will be deployed next week, Wednesday, October 31 with Mediawiki
1.21-wmf3 and are already live on beta server:
The first one is the rewriting of the edition form of the index pages in
PHP in order to decrease loading time and add new features like an help
system. A description have be made in OldWikisource:
In oder to add these new features (default value, help message...), this
rewriting introduce a new configuration message for index pages based on
one JSON array located in Mediawiki:Proofreadpage_index_data_config .
JSON format have chosen because it's very extensible in order to add
easily new features in the future. This message regroup
The use of this new configuration way is not required in order to have
time to improve the configuration system in the future if there are any
problem and to allow a smooth migration. Small wikis are invited to keep
using the old configuration way.
This format is also described on oldWikisource:
A migration tool have been written in order to migrate easily:
The second change, more small, change the way of configuration of Index
and Page namespaces: the configuration will not be done in
Mediawiki:Proofreadpage_index_namespace but directly in PHP
configuration. The support of the new configuration system have already
been added to Wikimedia's websites configuration so their might be no
Description of the new configuration system:
If you find bugs please report them in Bugzilla:
Thomas ( User:Tpt )