FWIW, this decision was not taken lightly (see https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T211881 for some of the history) and we are still hoping to re-enable server-side graph rendering in the future, but any such rendering would be with a totally new service (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T249419), as maintaining the previous Graphoid service was untenable. All current graphs can be retrieved as PNGs from the REST API if wikis prefer to use static images instead. (Examine current page sources to see the API calls.)

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 5:09 PM Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki@gmail.com> wrote:
Keegan Peterzell, 11/05/20 23:24:
> As part of the architecture cleanup of MediaWiki, the Graphoid graph
> service will soon stop rendering graphs server-side [1]. All rendering will
> take place in the client. This change primarily affects end-users who do
> not have or have disabled Javascript.

Is this the first time that we force users to enable JavaScript in order
to see *content*? Will there be an exit strategy for the wikis, which
may now want to convert all such graphs to static images in the
articles? Are there scripts to automate the conversion?


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