Ambassadors,I have three CirrusSearch updates:1. nl.wikipedia.org is now live as a secondary. You can test it by adding &srbackend=CirrusSearch to the url of the search results page. If you have any trouble you can send email directly to me or file a bug at https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=MediaWiki%20extensions&component=CirrusSearch
2. I've scheduled more deployments:
The schedule is here: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Search#Wikis
itwiki November 14 plwiktionary November 14 wikimedias November 19 wikimanias November 19 wikisources November 19 wiktionaries November 21 3. Since I haven't heard of any search problems I think it is time to switch the wikis running CirrusSearch as a secondary to primary. I certainly don't want to break anything but so far it looks like everything is working very well. So each wiki that has CirrusSearch as a secondary will have a date scheduled to switch it to primary. If we/you/the community that you represent discover a bug that makes CirrusSearch worse than the current search we'll make sure to deploy the fix plenty of time before the date or we'll push the date back.
I think each wiki deserves two weeks to test Cirrus so I'll schedule the date accordingly. For nlwiki it'd be 2013/11/28. For itwiki and plwiktionary it'll be 2013/12/3.
I'd like to switch the wikis that have CirrusSearch as a secondary now to primary on 2013/11/21. All of them will have had two weeks to try it out by then.
Again, we'll push the dates if we think we'll make the experience worse.
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