On 09/12/2011 10:57 AM, Nicolas Vervelle wrote:
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Mark A. Hershberger
Tim Starling <tstarling(a)wikimedia.org>
On 06/09/11 18:09, Magnus Manske wrote:
Support for 3D-rendered molecules on Wikipedia
has been on the
wishlist since ... forever. This was never done due to security
The security issues were just normal XSS, easily fixed with an hour or
two of work.
I think we should go with Jmol, which has many
excellent features (not
just ball and stick rendering like this canvasmol), a substantial
community behind it, and a large content base already hosted on
MediaWiki wikis, most notably Proteopedia.
Since there are obviously MW users for Jmol, I'd like to think there are
interested MW developers for Jmol. Maybe I can find someone on
I wrote a good part of the Jmol extension for MW.
I'm still interested in developing it if there's a chance of seeing it used
I don't have much free time in the following weeks, but I hope this will
change before November.
I'm quite busy right now, being abroad for my work
until the beginning
After that, I should have more free time to work on
things like Jmol
If anyone can pinpoint what has to be done in the extension, it would
help me to see what I still have to do on it.
So, Tim, could you point to an assessment of the security issues to fix
in Jmol? And anyone else, please put any other requests/concerns in
so Nico can address
them in November.
Volunteer Development Coordinator