On 1 January 2011 03:03, Ryan Kaldari <rkaldari(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
On this note, MTV Networks (my previous job) switched
Mediawiki to Confluence a couple years ago. They mainly cited ease of
use and Microsoft Office integration as the reasons. Personally I hated
it, except for the dashboard interface, which was pretty slick. Some
Wikipedia power-users have similar dashboard style interfaces that they
have custom built on their User Pages, but I think it would be cool if
we let people add these sort of interfaces without having to be a
The sort of interface I'm talking about would include stuff like
community and WikiProject notices and various real-time stats. If you
were a vandal fighter, you would get a vandalism thermometer, streaming
incident notices, a recent changes feed, etc. If you were a content
reviewer, you would get lists of the latest Featured Article and Good
Article candidates, as well as the latest images nominated for Featured
Picture Status, and announcements from the Guild of Copyeditors. The
possibilities are endless.
So, what stop people from writing a "dashboard wizard" that let people
select a predefined one?
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